One university break changed Kim Young-dae’s life plans. While on vacation after his first year at the university, he decided to pursue a career in acting. And the rest, as they say, is history.
Kim Young-dae made his debut in 2017 through the web drama Secret Crushes: Special Edition aired on WHYNOT MEDIA. It was then followed by other web drama projects like Office Watch 2, Just Too Bored, and It’s Okay to be Sensitive among others. From taking minor roles to now leading his own drama, this extraordinary actor is really a shooting star meant to shine.
Here is Kim Young-dae’s filmography!
Drama Special: The Expiration Date of You and Me (KBS2 / 2018) – Kim Min-Sik
He made his official TV acting debut through KBS’ Drama Special: The Expiration Date of You and Me. He played the role of college student Kim Min-sik.
Item (MBC / 2019) – Kang Gon (young)
He played the young version of Ju Ji-hoon’s character Kang Gon in the 2019 MBC fantasy drama, Item.
Welcome to Waikiki 2 (JTBC / 2019) – baseball prospect
In 2019, he made a special appearance as a rookie pitcher in JTBC’s comedy series, Welcome to Waikiki 2.
Extraordinary You (MBC / 2019) – Oh Nam-Joo
In 2019, he became part of the main cast for the MBC television series Extraordinary You. He played the role of Oh Nam-joo, the main lead of the fictional manhwa Secret.
When the Weather is Fine (JTBC / 2020) – Oh Young-Woo
He played as a tsundere with a one-sided love for Park Min-young since high school in 2020’s When The Weather Is Fine.
Cheat On Me If You Can (KBS2 / 2020-2021) – Cha Soo-Ho
2020 was a good year for him as he appeared in another drama, Cheat On Me If You Can. He played the role of convenience store part-time worker Cha Soo-ho, who lives a double life as an NIS agent.
Penthouse (SBS / 2020-2021) – Joo Seok-Hoon
He proved that the apple can fall far from the tree when he portrayed the loving son of the prime villain in the three seasons of the hit drama Penthouse.
True Beauty (tvN / 2020-2021) – Oh Nam-Joo (ep.15)
He showed his support for Extraordinary You PD Kim Sang-hyub by appearing in a cameo for the 2019 drama True Beauty.
Undercover (JTBC / 2021) – Kim Tae-Yeol
He made a special appearance in the second episode of the drama series Undercover in 2021. He played the role of Kim Tae-yeol, the president of Hankuk University Student Council and leader of the mass protest against the government in 1991.
Shooting Stars (tvN / 2022) – Gong Tae-Sung
In 2022, Kim Young-dae, together with Lee Sung-kyung, led the tvN drama, Shooting Stars. Here, he played the role of Gong Tae-sung, a superstar actor who is signed with Star Force Entertainment.