Park Gyu-young Profile

Park Gyu-young (박규영) is a South Korean actress. She stars in It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (사이코지만 괜찮아), Sweet Home (스위트홈) and Celebrity (셀러브리티). [Photo: SARAM Entertainment, 2023]

Name: Park Gyu-young (박규영)
Birthdate: 27 July 1993
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
Nationality: South Korean
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
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Management Profile:
Instagram: @lavieenbluu

Park Gyu-young Facts:
– Education: Busan Foreign Language High School, Yonsei University (Clothing and Textiles).
– She took the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) twice and commenced her tertiary studies in 2013.
– She featured as a model in the 2015 November issue of the student magazine 대학내일 (lit. University Tomorrow).
– JYP Entertainment contacted her after seeing her in the magazine. (News 1)
– She was curious about acting and eventually signed with JYP Entertainment. As she progressed as a trainee, she became more serious about it. (ibid.)
– She is embarrassed when she is praised for having attended prestigious schools. She doesn’t think that she studied very well, but was just lucky in exams. (ibid.)
– She debuted in 2016, featuring in Jo Kwon‘s “Crosswalk” (횡단보도) MV. She also made her drama debut in 2016, featuring in the web drama series Touching You (널 만질거야).
– She left JYP Entertainment and signed with SARAM Entertainment in August 2019.
– She speaks English.
– She does ballet.
– She is not good at drinking. (Sportschosun)
– In her own assessment, she is not good at singing. (YTN star)
– As a person, she wants to be someone who has “positive energy”, someone who others can feel comfortable around. (ibid.)
– As an actress, she wants to be remembered as one who can fit into any role, and she wants to do this for a long time, amongst other things. (Sports Donga)
– She considers actor Oh Jung-se to be the “mood-maker” on the set of It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (2020) and added that she would work with him again if she has the opportunity. (Edaily)
– She is afraid of bugs, “hates them all”. (Netflix)
– Her scene in Sweet Home (2020) episode 1 playing the bass was done without a stand-in. She took lessons for 3 months. (ibid.)
– When asked to choose only one food to survive on, she couldn’t decide between cheeseburger and tuna kimbap. (1stLook)
– Seo A-ri’s hairstyle in Celebrity (2023) was her idea, as was maintaining that hairstyle throughout the series to set the character apart from the others. (The Korea Times)
– She is always nervous when going to script readings. (Daum)
– She uses a big bag. (Marie Claire Korea)
– Favorite snack: Pringles Original. She carries this in her bag and she can finish a whole can if nobody stops her.
– She uses different perfumes according to the season.
– One of her favorite perfumes is Le Labo Tonka 25 which she likes for summer as it has a spicy scent.
– She uses lip balm of various colors but bright red is her favorite.
– She carries two iPads, one large and one mini. She uses them to read scripts and take notes. (ibid.)
– In October 2023, she became Gucci’s global ambassador.
– If she became a teacher, she would teach mathematics because it has “clearly defined answers” and it is a subject she studied hard for at school. (Soompi)
– In the context of discussing A Good Day to Be A Dog, if she became a dog for a day, she would eat, sleep and go for a walk. As for breed, she would want to be an easygoing Jindo dog.
– She chooses new acting projects “that can show different vibes” to her character in the previous project.
– In her free time, she enjoys exercising and then resting or doing nothing at home.
– She learnt a little bass guitar for Sweet Home. If given the chance, she would continue.
– These days [October 2023], she enjoys listening to NewJeans. (ibid.)
– Cute vs Cool: She rather be cool, it’s nicer to hear. (Viu Singapore)
– Multiple-choice questions vs Short-answer questions: She likes the latter as she can express her own thoughts.
– Music vs Dance: Although she enjoys watching people dance, she can enjoy music in various ways.
– Fantasy vs Realism: Her thinking tends to be grounded in reality.
– Past vs Present: Live in the present. The past, whether good or bad, has made her who she is today but it is in the past. (ibid.)
– She co-hosted the 2023 MBC Drama Awards with Kim Sung-joo, her first time as MC.
Ideal Type: In the context of discussing the characters in It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, she said, “I seem to be more attracted to people who like me. I like people who are trustworthy and friendly. So Lee Sang-in [played by Kim Joo-hun] was my ideal type, and it was so much fun.” (Sportschosun)

Park Gyu-young Dramas:
Squid Game 2 (오징어게임 2) | 2024 | TBA
Sweet Home 2 (스위트홈 2) | 2023 | Yoon Ji-soo
A Good Day to Be a Dog (오늘도 사랑스럽개) | 2023 | Han Hae-na
Celebrity (셀러브리티) | 2023 | Seo A-ri
Dali and Gamjatang (달리와 감자탕) | 2021 | Kim Dal-ri
The Devil Judge (악마판사) | 2021 | Yoon Soo-hyun
Sweet Home (스위트홈) | 2020 | Yoon Ji-soo
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (사이코지만 괜찮아) | 2020 | Nam Joo-ri
The Nokdu Flower (녹두꽃) | 2019 | Hwang Myung-shim
Romance is a Bonus Book (로맨스는 별책부록) | 2019 | Oh Ji-yul
The Third Charm (제3의 매력) | 2018 | On Ri-won
Drama Special Season 9: The Tuna and the Dolphin (참치와 돌고래) | 2018 | Kang Hyun-ho
Life on Mars (라이프 온 마스) | 2018 | Daughter
Miss Independent Ji-eun (세상 잘 사는 지은씨) | 2018 web series | Kim Ji-eun
Queen of Mystery 2 (추리의 여왕 2) | 2018 | Jang Se-yeon
Rain or Shine (그냥 사랑하는 사이) | 2017 | So-mi
Drama Special Season 8: The Love of a Buzz Cut (까까머리의 연애) | 2017 | Ji-yool’s sister
Drama Special Season 8: Kang Deok Sun’s Love History (강덕순 애정 변천사) | 2017 | Na Aae-hyang
School of Magic (마술학교) | 2017 | Woo-ri
Fight for My Way (쌈 마이웨이) | 2017 | Joo Man’s intern
Suspicious Partner (수상한 파트너) | 2017 | Park So-young
Solomon’s Perjury (솔로몬의 위증) | 2016 | Baek Hye-rin
Bring It On, Ghost (싸우자 귀신아) | 2016
Touching You (널 만질거야) | 2016 web series | Café Customer

Park Gyu-young Films:
Love+Sling (레슬러) | 2018 | So-young
Wretches (괴물들) | 2018 | Ye-ri/Bo-young

Park Gyu-young Shows:
Nemo Travel: Southern France | 2019
Nemo Travel: A Trip to Western Australia | 2018

Park Gyu-young MVs:
“I Will” (잘할게) | Lee Seung-gi – 2020
“As I Wished” (뜻대로) | Urban Zakapa – 2018
“You’re the Reason” (이 밤이 특별해진 건) | Urban Zakapa – 2018
“I Like You” (좋아합니다) | Day6 – 2017
“Remains” (고스란히) | Kwak Jin-eon – 2017
“Crosswalk” (횡단보도) | Jo Kwon – 2016

Park Gyu-young Awards:
2023 MBC Drama Awards | Excellence Award – Actress in a Miniseries (A Good Day to Be a Dog)
2021 KBS Drama Awards | Best New Actress (Dali and Gamjatang)

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(Sources: 대학내일, News 1, Sportschosun interview 1, YTN star, Sports Donga, Edaily, 1stLook, The Korea Times, Daum, Marie Claire Korea, Soompi, Viu Singapore, Sportschosun interview 2.)

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