On March 17th, a post about actor Kim Gun Woo’s academic background was uploaded on Daum Cafe’s “Women’s Generation”. The post contained information that actor Kim Gun Woo entered class 2012, School of Drama, Korea National University of Arts as the top student.
When appearing in a video posted on the YouTube channel “GOODPEOPLE” in the past, Kim Gun Woo was asked by the production team, “We heard that you attended the Korea National University of Arts on a scholarship and was the ‘top’ of the school.” He replied, “There are schools. ‘School of Drama’ has 6 departments. Each school has a top student. Each department also has a top student. I’m the top of School of Drama.“
Netizens commented, “No wonder he acted well“, “I thought Son Myeong Oh was a really difficult character“, “The real Son Myeong Oh seemed to be in reality“…
After entering Korea National University of Arts, actor Kim Gun Woo appeared in the dramas “Fight for My Way”, “Bad and Crazy”, “Live” and “Love Alarm”. In Netflix’s “The Glory”, which was recently released, he received favorable reviews for playing Son Myeong Oh, who was part of the group that constantly abused Moon Dong Eun (Song Hye Kyo) during high school days.
In addition, in the interview video of actors Lim Ji Yeon, Park Sung Hoon, Kim Hieora, Cha Joo Young and Kim Gun Woo on W KOREA’s official YouTube channel on March 16th, Lim Ji Yeon said, “We are from Korea National University of Arts. He was the one with the best body at Korea National University of Arts. He was famous for his body in School of Drama of Korea National University of Arts.“
Writer Kim Eun Sook, who cast Kim Gun Woo for the role of Son Myeong Oh, also shared in the commentary video for “The Glory”, “I shouted ‘Director, I pick this friend!’ as soon as I watched Kim Gun Woo’s audition video.“