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Ryu Jun-yeol

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Ryu Jun-yeol (Korean: 류준열; Hanja: 柳俊烈; born September 25, 1986) is a South Korean actor, activist, and photographer. Ryu began his acting career in independent films, and then rose to prominence through his breakthrough role in the critically acclaimed television series Reply 1988 (2015–2016), the highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history at the time, which also led to him winning various Best New Actor Awards in South Korea. Known as a prolific Chungmu-ro actor, since then he has starred in the box-office hit films The King (2017), A Taxi Driver (2017), Little Forest (2018), Believer (2018), Money (2019), The Battle: Roar to Victory (2019), and The Night Owl (2022).Ryu has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including nominations for Baeksang Arts Awards, Blue Dragon Film Awards, Buil Film Awards, Chunsa Film Art Awards, London East Asian Film Festival and New York Asian Film Festival. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ryu Jun-yeol has received more than 2,739,631 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Ryu Jun-yeol is the 7,081st most popular actor (down from 6,529th in 2019), the 393rd most popular biography from South Korea (down from 340th in 2019) and the 170th most popular South Korean Actor.

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  • 34

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  • 3.52

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  • 3.47

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Among actors, Ryu Jun-yeol ranks 7,081 out of 9,996Before him are Filiz Ahmet, Elena Sofia Ricci, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Sybil Thorndike, Shannyn Sossamon, and Jan Josef Liefers. After him are Mary Anderson, Ronan Keating, Scott Grimes, Natalie Martinez, Karl Dane, and Carmelita Geraghty.

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Among people born in 1986, Ryu Jun-yeol ranks 180Before him are Lasse Schöne, Stjepan Hauser, Thomas Morgenstern, Nacho Monreal, Eunhyuk, and Zlata Ognevich. After him are Thomas McDonell, Mike Krieger, Ari Aster, Keiko Kitagawa, Ragnar Sigurðsson, and Moon Chae-won.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Ryu Jun-yeol ranks 393 out of 944Before him are Yeo Jin-goo (1997), Jung Il-woo (1987), Faker (1996), Oh Yeon-seo (1987), Jin Goo (1980), and Eunhyuk (1986). After him are Dahyun (1998), Lee Dong-gook (1979), Shin Se-kyung (1990), Hyun Jung-hwa (1969), Kang Ji-hwan (1977), and Park Bom (1984).

Among ACTORS In South Korea

Among actors born in South Korea, Ryu Jun-yeol ranks 170Before him are Kim Sa-rang (1978), Kang Ha-neul (1990), Yeo Jin-goo (1997), Jung Il-woo (1987), Oh Yeon-seo (1987), and Jin Goo (1980). After him are Shin Se-kyung (1990), Kang Ji-hwan (1977), Heo Sung-tae (1977), Lee Na-young (1979), Kim Da-mi (1995), and Chae Jung-an (1977).

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