Heo Sung-tae is a South Korean actor who has appeared in over sixty films and television shows.
He achieved national recognition in the 2016 historical thriller The Age of Shadows. In 2021, he rose to international fame when he was cast as the lead role of “Jang Deok-Su” in the K-drama “Squid Game”.
Heo Sung-Tae Family and Siblings
On January 17, 2021, her father passed away from a long-term illness. The name of his mother is I Hye-Gyeong. In the Busanjin Market in Busan, her mother runs a garment shop. Heo Seong-aa is the name of his older sister.
Heo Sung-Tae Education
Seongnam Elementary School in Taepyeong-dong, Geumseong Middle School in Naju, and Geumseong High School in Naju are where he received his education. He graduated from South Korea’s Pusan National University in Busan with a bachelor’s degree in Russian literature.
Heo Sung-Tae Spouse
Heo Sung-Tae Career
He oversaw television sales in the Russian market for LG Electronics’ abroad sales division before to beginning his acting career. He then collaborated with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.’s planning and coordinating division. He then gained notoriety by taking part in the “Miracle Audition” television program.
He played “Yalyu Jyeorno,” a Khitan, in his debut Kdrama, “God of War,” in 2012.
In Kdramas, he had a number of little uncredited roles. He portrayed the female mass murder case character known as “Jung Ho-young” in episodes 1 through 3 of the 2017 Kdrama “Tunnel.”
In the Korean drama “Witch at Court,” he made his debut as a recurring character as “Baek Sang-ho” of the Brother law firm in 2017.
He then appeared in numerous K-dramas in supporting parts. He had an appearance in the Netflix survival drama TV show “Squid Game” in 2021, which the company broadcast and sold. He portrayed “Jang Deok-Su,” a gangster with enormous gambling debts who enters to settle his obligations as well as the debts of his boss and subordinates. After its debut, the show quickly rose to the top of Netflix’s most-watched list, proving how popular it was all around the world. The drama series is also the first from South Korea to rank among the top ten globally for weekly TV viewing on Netflix.
In the same year, he had a guest appearance in the South Korean television series “The Silent Sea” as “Kim Jae-sun,” the chief of the aviation administration resource group.
Heo Sung-Tae Awards and Honors
“The Outlaws” won the 2018 Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards for Outstanding Male Film.
Scene Stealer-Male in 2019 — Korea First Brand Awards
Top 10 Korean Actors to Watch in 2019.
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