*January 2022 Update*
31-year-old Choi Woo Shik seriously wowed us with his performance in Bong Joon Ho's critically-acclaimed film Parasite! And because we totally love him, here are ten of his most popular films and TV shows:
1. Rooftop Prince (2012)
He played a supporting role as a member of The Prince's entourage! ICYMI, Woo Shik's character was the one who wore a yellow tracksuit in the first few episodes.
2. Set Me Free (2014)
After starring in this film, Woo Shik won Actor Of The Year at the 19th Busan International Film Festival! Set Me Free tells the story of a teenager who's "getting too old for the foster home he grew up in."
3. Hogu's Love (2015)
In this drama, Woo Shik plays a sweet, naive character who's never had a girlfriend. When he attends his high school reunion, Hogu runs into his first love, the former popular girl who's now a member of the national swimming team.
4. Train To Busan (2016)
This famous zombie film features Woo Shik as a high school student + baseball player who is riding the train with his schoolmates. When the zombie attack happens, he tries his best to protect his friend (Ahn So Hee).
5. Okja (2017)
In this movie about a fantasy creature that looks like a pig, hippo, and elephant combined, Woo Shik portrayed a driver who works for the Mirando Corporation. Like Parasite, it was also directed by Bong Joon Ho.
6. Fight For My Way (2017)
He was the *third party* in Fight For My Way! Woo Shik played the role of Park Moo Bin, who meets Choi Ae Ra (Kim Ji Won) at a wedding and proceeds to pursue her. Go Dong Man (Park Seo Joon), although he's only supposed to be Ae Ra's friend, gets kinda *jealous* and tells her that he doesn't want her to date Moo Bin.
7. The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion (2018)
This thriller movie had us going crazy not only with Woo Shik's acting skills but also WITH his English-speaking scenes! Here, he's a man named Nobleman who is after a girl with superhuman strength (Kim Da Mi).
8. The Divine Fury (2019)
Woo Shik made a special cameo in this Seo Joon-led film. He played a reluctant exorcist named Father Choi. According to Inquirer, Woo Shik's character is the protagonist of the sequel entitled The Green Excorcist.
9. Time To Hunt (2020)
Witness a badass side of Woo Shik in this Netflix film about a group of friends who is followed by a murderer after their successful heist. Time To Hunt is set in dystopian South Korea so expect a different kind of thrill when you watch it.
10. Our Beloved Summer (2021)
#DaMiShik shippers, please all rise—the two are reunited in this new rom-com! In Our Beloved Summer, Woo Shik is an illustrator named Choi Woong who goes through complicated feelings because of his ex.
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