Gam Woo Seong is a South Korean actor. He started acting in 1991, but just rose to fame after the role of a court jester serving a despotic king in the popular film King and The Clown in 2005. With this role he won a Grand Bell Award for Best Actor (2006).
Gam Woo Seong was born in Okcheon County, North Chungcheong Province. He specialized in Oriental Paiting at Seoul National University. In 1991, he made his debut in the television drama Our Paradise. Through 10 years later, he was often offered the roles of gentle and intellectual upper middle class men. His brekthrough came in 2002, when his image changed completely for playing a commitment-phobic professor having a passionate affair in Marriage is A Crazy Thing.
In 2006, he finally married to the actress
Kang Min Ahafter 15 years of dating.