Kim Seon-ho (Korean: 김선호; born May 8, 1986) is a South Korean actor. He began his career on stage and appeared in numerous plays before making his screen debut in 2017 with Good Manager. He rose to prominence with the 2020 television series Start-Up.
After graduating from high school, Kim studied at the Seoul Institute of the Arts where he received a degree from the Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment. His first stage role was in New Boeing Boeing in 2009, which he reprised in 2013. He found minor success appearing in the popular Daehakro (comparable to Off-Broadway) plays Rooftop House Cat and Goal of Love, which were both romantic comedies. Later, he expanded his repertoire with darker roles, and gained critical recognition in works such as True West and Kiss of the Spider Woman in 2015, and Closer in 2016.
Kim made his screen debut at the beginning of 2017 in the KBS2 office drama Good Manager. Kim’s next project Strongest Deliveryman, marked his first appearance in a main role onscreen. Later in 2017, he starred in the action comedy Two Cops as a sly conman, which earned him two awards at the 2017 MBC Drama Awards. While the drama was still airing, he reprised his role onstage as Valentin in Kiss of the Spider Woman. In 2018, Kim portrayed the lead role of an artist in the drama special You Drive Me Crazy, which had a four-episode broadcast in May. He also starred in the historical drama 100 Days My Prince, which became one of the highest-rated series in Korean cable television history.
In March 2019, Kim played an aspiring singer in the JTBC comedy Welcome to Waikiki 2. In October the same year, he starred in the tvN investigative crime drama Catch the Ghost opposite veteran actress Moon Geun-young, in his first leading role in a full-length series. On November 5, Kim joined the cast in fourth season of the KBS2 reality show 2 Days & 1 Night; he received the Rookie Award at the 2020 KBS Entertainment Awards for his work on the show. In his final project of 2019, he appeared in the play Memory in dream.
Kim returned to the small screen in October 2020 through the tvN drama Start-Up. His portrayal of a start-up investor with a tragic past was well-received by viewers and garnered him a nomination for the Baeksang Arts Award for Best Supporting Actor – Television. During the airing of Start-Up, Kim topped the monthly brand reputation ranking index by the Korean Business Research Institute and experienced a surge in popularity domestically and internationally. He made his comeback to theatre in January 2021 through the play Ice by Jang Jin, in which he played a detective trying to inculpate a young man in a murder case. Kim collaborated with Epitone Project to release the single “Reason” in May, which he sang and co-wrote, having previously appeared in the latter’s music video. In August, he starred in the tvN drama Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha alongside Shin Min-a.
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