He is best known for his roles in television dramas The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (2007) and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016-2017), and the films Silenced (2011), The Age of Shadows (2016), and Train to Busan (2016).
He most recently appeared on a television show called Big, but he has also completed some film projects such as Silenced (2011) and Finding Mr. He is currently completing his Masters degree at Kyung Hee University, which is also the same institution that granted him his Bachelors degree.
Graduado en la Especialidad de Cine y Teatro por la Universidad Gyeonghee.
He played Hwang Tae Young as his debut role in School 4 (2001).
His career skyrocketed when he appeared on Coffee Prince in the role of Choi Han-Kyul and made him a household name in South Korea. After completing that role, he served his mandatory 1 year stint in the South Korean military.
Gong Yoo was then cast in MBC's romantic comedy The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince, which became his breakout role.
The popularity of the drama not only solidified his status as a leading man, but also made him a hallyu star.
Su talento interpretativo llamó la a tención de los directores de castings al igual que la del público, logrando caracterizarse por su versatilidad.
Su papel como Choi Han-Kyul en la comedia romántica The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince solidificó su estatus como actor protagónico siendo uno de los dramas mas visto en Corea del sur y convirtiendolo en uno de los actores mas populares desde el 2007.
Gong Ji Chul, better known by his stage name Gong Yoo, is a South Korean actor. Gong Yoo was then cast in MBC romantic comedy "Coffee Prince", which became his breakout role.
Thereafter, Gong Yoo did a number of supporting roles in dramas and movies and also hosted the music program "Music Camp" in 2004.
Though both the actors denied having anything fishy going on between them, fans never stopped gossiping about their affair time and again.