Yang Dong-Geun is well known as a South Korean actor and hip-hop artist, who starred in military musical, Mine with Kangta. 2001 marked his big screen breakthrough role as Chang-guk in Address Unknown, which won him Best New Actor at 21st Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, followed by Ruler of Your Own World, for which he brought home MBC Drama Awards for the categories of Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries and TV Actor of the Year, etc.
Born on June 1, 1979 in Seoul, South Korea Yang Dong-Geun specialized in Theatrical Performance at Yong-in University. He enlisted for mandatory military service in May 2008 for 21 months of active duty. He made his return to screen industry through role of male lead Lee Woo-suk in film Grand Prix opposite Kim Tae-hee.
Yang Dong-Geun was married to Kim Jeong-mi in 2013. The couple now has a child named Yang Joon-seo.