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Gong Ji-chul is a South Korean actor born in Busan, South Korea at 10 July 1979, who is known with his stage name Gong Yoo. Gong Yoo went to Kyung Hee University, and obtained a Bachelor's degree in Theater. Gong Yoo also known to be a versatile actor. In his career, he played on Romantic Comedies, Romantic, Action, and Thriller genres. He is known to immerse in the characters he play. One of the many proofs was during his movie "The Silenced" also known "The Crucible" in which Gong Yoo learned to use the sign language in order to be more deep, and self contained with the character. Gong Yoo also starred in some dramas that brought his name to the cinematic world today. One of the drama was the Coffee Prince that everyone considered as Gong Yoo's breakout as an actor. Gong Yoo joined the Korean Armed Forces back in 2008 as part of his mandatory military service in South Korea and was released on December 8, 2009. During his service time, Gong Yoo revealed that he also did DJing back at the base camp and also put some interest on music. Gong Yoo is also know for his philanthropic work. In 2013, Gong Yoo was appointed as an ambassador by the UNICEF in correlation to the 24th year since the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) was adopted. While in 2014,Gong was named as an ambassador for the National Tax Service in South Korea. Gong Yoo recently starred in the successful zombie movie "Train to Busan" directed by South Korean Director, Yeon Sang-Ho, that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2016 as part of the Out of Competition program. His next film The Age of Shadows will also be premiered at the Toronto Film Festival 2016. Gong Yoo revealed that he does not like to use social media. The reason is that he felt that social media makes people feel lonelier and for that Gong Yoo considered social media as "scary." In a recent interview Gong Yoo revealed that as an actor is he never happy with his performance. He said that as he grow older in the film industry, he become more critical towards his acting skills. He also revealed his ambitions on the acting world, and sometimes it scared him because he does not want to lose sight of it. Gong Yoo is also know to be very private towards his life.

Name: Yoo Gong

Known for: Train to Busan

BirthDay: 10, Jul ,1979

Train to Busan
2016

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