Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Kwon Sang-woo

Kwon Sang-woo was born on 5th of August, 1976 at Daejeon in South Korea is one of famous South Korean actor. Prior to acting, he worked as a model.
Kwon was made known to Asian countries through his popular movie,
My Tutor Friend (2003), but it was his character as Cha Song Joo in Stairway to Heaven alongside Choi Ji Woo that boosted his popularity, especially in Asian countries, as Stairway to Heaven was amongst the most popular Korean dramas in the Asian region. Another popular role was in Once Upon a Time in High School, set in the 1970s, highlighting the authoritarian nature of Korean society at the time. He also majored in applied mathematics at Seoul University but dropped out to pursue his acting career.
In 2004, Kwon starred in a film,
Love, So Divine, as a Catholic priest. In an interview, Kwon confided that his mother was a Roman Catholic, and was encouraged by his friends to receive baptism. Kwon also revealed that his mother was helping him to study the Christian faith.

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