Sung Joon in March 2016
July 10, 1990
Seoul, South Korea
|Revised Romanization||Seong Jun|
|Revised Romanization||Bang Seong-jun|
Sung Joon (born Bang Sung-joon on July 10, 1990) is a South Korean actor and model. He became best known for his leading roles in the television series Flower Band (2012), Can We Get Married? (2012), I Need Romance 3 (2014), High Society (2015) and Madame Antoine: The Love Therapist (2016). He also appeared in the films Dangerously Excited (2012), Horror Stories 2 (2013), Pluto (2013) and The Villainess (2017).
Sung Joon began his entertainment career as a model, but soon switched to acting and debuted from the drama White Christmas in 2011. The same year he was cast in a supporting role in Lie to Me. In 2012, he was cast in a leading role in the teen drama Flower Band, where he played a free-spirited leader of a rock band.
In 2013, Sung was cast in a lead role in the romantic comedy drama Can We Get Married? opposite Jung So-min. The same year, he starred in his first historical drama, Gu Family Book. Sung also starred in the horror film Horror Stories 2. and in the high school thriller Pluto.
In 2014, he was cast in the third installment of TvN's romantic comedy I Need Romance 3 which he portraits a character of a care-free songwriter. Later that year he converts into a plastic surgeon for the drama Discovery of Love.
In 2015, Sung was cast as the lead in mystery melodrama High Society, playing a man who succeeds in spite of his poor family background. The same year, he had a supporting role in Hyde Jekyll, Me, a romantic comedy where he played a hypnosis specialist.
Sung Joon maintains close friendship with fellow models-turned-actors: Kim Young-kwang, Lee Soo-hyuk, Kim Woo-bin and Hong Jong-hyun - whom he has worked onscreen in White Christmas. They were given the nickname of Model Avengers by their fans.
|Horror Stories 2||Cho Dong-Wook||Segment "Cliff"|
|The Villainess||Jung Hyun-soo|
|White Christmas||Choi Chi-hoon|
|Lie to Me||Hyun Sang-hee|
|Flower Band||Kwon Ji-hyuk|
|Drama Special - Wetlands Ecology Report||Choi Goon|
|Can We Get Married?||Ha Jung-hoon|
|Gu Family Book||Gon|
|I Need Romance 3||Joo Wan|
|Discovery of Love||Nam Ha-jin|
|Hyde Jekyll, Me||Yoon Tae-Joo / Lee Soo-Hyun|
|High Society||Choi Joon-gi|
|Madame Antoine: The Love Therapist||Choi Soo-hyun|
|Ms. Perfect||Kang Bong-goo|
|"Words You Shouldn't Know"|
|2014||"Love Is Smiling"|
|26th KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama||Won|
|7th Style Icon Awards||New Icon||Won|
|16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival||Best Actor||
I Need Romance 3
|28th KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Nominated|
|23rd SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special||Nominated|
|Best Couple (with Uee)||Nominated|
|tvN10 Awards||Romantic-Comedy King||Nominated|