As Hong Kyung makes his comeback to the television scene with the occult drama “Revenant,” more fans begin to recognize his charisma and skills as an actor.
The actor has an impressive filmography that has been well-received by the public. While waiting for new episodes, here’s where to see more of Hong Kyung. Read to know more.
At the beginning of Hong Kyung’s career, he has already starred in high scale works. He was cast in a supporting role in the popular teen romance drama “School 2017” where he played Kim Jung Hyun’s close friend who loves strawberry milk.
It was one of his first roles during his debut where he showcased his adorable side as a timid yet charming character opposite Kim Sejeong, Seol In Ah, Rowoon and more.
‘Lovers of the Red Sky’
Hong Kyung also dipped his toes into historical dramas. In 2021, he was given the role of Choi Jung in Kim Yoo Jung and Ahn Hyo Seop’s “Lovers of the Red Sky.”
He played the most famous painter in Gohwawon who has a talent for painting portraits. Hong Kyung’s role is a crucial giveaway as Kim Yoo Jung was also a painter in the drama before she lost her ability to see.
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In “Lovers of the Red Sky,” Hong Kyung was given the chance to show off an impressive performance that made him one of Hallyu’s next top stars.
Despite being a rookie, Hong Kyung has left a mark in the acting industry when he made his silver screen debut with “Innocence” alongside Shin Hye Sun.
In the film, Hong Kyung played Shin Hye Sun’s younger brother who is diagnosed with autism. Since the work was based on a real story, the actor’s sound acting earned applause from the public.
Hong Kyung even bagged his first ever Baeksang Arts Awards trophy as the Best New Actor in 2021.
‘Weak Hero Class 1’
In 2022, Hong Kyung surprised the viewers with his transformation in the teen melodrama “Weak Hero Class 1” with Park Ji Hoon and Choi Hyun Wook.
He was a bullied young boy who finds friendship in his fellow actors. However, he is racked with an intense inferiority complex which ruined his bond with the two.
The actor’s slow transformation from being a timid boy to a ruthless bully with no remorse was lauded by fans and critics alike.
Hong Kyung earned a nomination at the 2023 Baeksang Arts Awards, and fans are certain that he will bag another gem this year all thanks to his profound acting performance.
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Written by Elijah Mully.