The actor who appeared in all recent hits: “Squid Game”, “The Outlaws”, “The Glory”, and more 

Heo Dong Won became familiar to the audiences through his roles in numerous hit movies and TV dramas, including “Squid Game,” “The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil,” “The Outlaws”, “The Glory,” and more. His powerful performances have earned him critical acclaim and a growing fan base.

Born in 1982, Heo Dong Won made his debut in the entertainment industry as a theater actor in 2007, before making his transition to TV and film. 

Heo Dong Won

His first major role in a movie was in the 2017 crime thriller “The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil,” where he played detective Oh Dong Kyun. His portrayal of the character earned him recognition and helped establish his acting career.

In 2021, Heo Dong Won starred in Netflix’s global sensation “Squid Game,” where he played Pinkman No. 28, a character with not much screen time but still managed to steal the show. 

Heo Dong Won

Heo Dong Won also appeared in the sequel to “The Roundup,” titled “The Outlaws.” In the second film, Heo Dong Won’s parts were significantly increased compared to the first one, drawing attention. He also appeared on the main character poster of the second film. He won the title of “10 million actor” thanks to the success of “The Outlaws.”

Heo Dong Won has also shown his versatility as an actor by playing various roles in different TV dramas. In the TVN series “Law School,” he made a special appearance as a lottery winner who hires a law firm to help him distribute his winnings. 

Heo Dong Won

In Disney+’s “Casino,” he played a loyal subordinate to the main character. And in “The Glory,” he played Teacher Choo, a villainous side character. He even became a viral meme with his short haircut in the drama.

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Aside from his appearances on the big and small screens, Heo Dong Won is also an accomplished theater actor. He has appeared in various plays, including “Jjamppong,” “The Master of Revenge,” and “Dok.” 

In addition to his acting career, Heo Dong Won is also known for his personal life. He recently married his non-celebrity girlfriend in a private ceremony that was attended by family and friends. 

Source: Wikitree

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