Long gone are the days singers only sing and actors only act. Astro’s Cha Eun Woo is one of Korea’s multi-talented actors, who can sing and dance perfectly on stage as well as fall in love on demand. To celebrate his return to the small screen on “My ID is Gangnam Beauty” and “Revenge Note,” here are five things you may not have known about the actor.
1. Cha Eun Woo was discovered by a Fantagio manager at a school festival
“No one in my family was in the music industry. I got discovered when a talent scout stopped me on my way to bathroom,” Astro’s Cha Eun Woo recalled on last year’s episode of “Immortal Songs.” If you see how good looking he was in his school days, you couldn’t blame the Fantagio manager.
2. Cha Eun Woo and Seo Kang Joon have starred in a M/V together
To support Hello Venus’s sixth mini album, the two actors starred in their “Mysterious” M/V in 2017. They all share the same agency. Watch and marvel for yourselves at the bellboy Eun Woo and train rider Kang Joon.
3. Eunwoo played Song Hye Kyo and Kang Dong Won’s son in ‘My Brilliant Life’
Back in 2014, Song Hye Kyo and Kang Dong Won in My Brilliant Life (My Palpitating Life) played a young couple raising a child, Ah Reum, diagnosed with progeria. Cha Eun Woo played the healthy Ah Reum in the film.
4. His romance with Im Soo Hyang lives beyond the screen
The pair already had great chemistry in “My ID is Gangnam Beauty,” but did you know that it continues off the camera?
5. Eun Woo is so good looking that he had a group of men approach him
Eun Woo was traveling Paris for reality show “Those Who Cross the Line” when the Italian men approached him. They must’ve known something was up, because they were curious to know what he did for a living, to which When Eun Woo replied, “I’m a Korean singer.” (Watch the clip here)
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