Seo Min-woo

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Seo Min-woo
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Seo in November 2012
Born (1985-02-08)February 8, 1985
Suseong District, Daegu, South Korea
Died March 25, 2018(2018-03-25) (aged 33)
Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea
Cause of death Cardiac arrest
Occupation
  • actor
  • singer
  • dancer
  • promotional model
Musical career
Genres
Years active 2006–2018
Labels TOP Media
Associated acts 100%
Korean name
Hangul
Revised Romanization Seo Min-u
McCune–Reischauer Sŏ Minu

Seo Min-woo (Hangul서민우; February 8, 1985 – March 25, 2018)[1] was a South Korean idol singer and actor. He was a member of South Korean boy band 100% under the label of TOP Media, as the leader and vocalist.

Career[edit]

Pre-debut[edit]

In 2009, Seo was featured during Andy's promotion for his song "Single Man", along with Jumper's second member Park Dong-min (Hangul박동민). Seo has also been active as an actor. He starred in KBS2's 2006 drama Sharp 3 (Korean: 반올림3)[2] and SBS's 2007 drama The King and I (Korean: 왕과 나),[3] and also did cameos for New Tales of Gisaeng in episode 12 and two movies, Crazy Waiting (Korean: 기다리다 미쳐) (2007)[4][5] and Where Are You Going? (Korean: 특별시 사람들) (2009).[6]

2013: Love and War 2, 100%[edit]

In 2013, Seo made a cameo in KBS2's drama, Marriage Clinic: Love and War 2 (Korean: 부부클리닉 사랑과전쟁2).[7]

Seo was chosen as a member of the group 100%, the seven member South Korean boy group that debuted in September 2012 under Andy Lee's company TOP Media with their first single album We, 100%.[8]

2014: Military Service[edit]

On March 4, 2014, Seo enlisted in the military for his mandatory military service.[9] He enlisted as an active-duty soldier. Seo was discharged after 21 months, on December 4, 2015.[citation needed]

Death[edit]

On March 25, 2018, Seo was found in his home in Gangnam in a state of cardiac arrest.[10][11] Emergency responders declared him dead on arrival.[12] Seo's funeral was held on March 27, 2018.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Original Title Role Ref
2008 Crazy Waiting 기다리다 미쳐 Song Ho-shin [citation needed]

TV series[edit]

Year Title Original Title Role Network Ref.
2006 Sharp 3 (ko) 성장드라마 반올림 Kong Yun KBS2 [citation needed]
People of the City 특별시 사람들 Lee Nam N/A [citation needed]
2007 The King and I 왕과 나 Song Man-deuk SBS TV [citation needed]
2013 The Clinic for Married Couples: Love and War 부부클리닉 사랑과 전쟁 Cameo KBS2 [14]
2016 Drama Special - Priest KBS 드라마 스페셜-평양까지 이만원 Go Min-goo [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Member profiles" (in Japanese). 100% Japan Official Site. 
  2. ^ "반올림3 (2006)" Daum Movie. Retrieved 2012-10-01. (in Korean)
  3. ^ "King and I (Drama - 2007) - Cast" HanCinema. Retrieved 2012-10-01.
  4. ^ "기다리다 미쳐 (2007) - Cast" Daum Movie. Retrieved 2012-10-01. (in Korean)
  5. ^ "The Longest 24 Months (Movie - 2007) - Cast" HanCinema. Retrieved 2012-10-01.
  6. ^ "특별시 사람들 (2009)" Daum Movie. Retrieved 2012-10-01. (in Korean)
  7. ^ "March Schedule" (in Korean). TOP Media. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  8. ^ Lee, Hye Ji (19 September 2012). "Teen Top's Agency to Debut New Boy Group". 10 Asia. Retrieved 2012-10-02. 
  9. ^ "[공지] 안녕하세요. 티오피미디어입니다". itop Group (in Korean). February 28, 2014. Archived from the original on April 1, 2018. Retrieved April 1, 2018. 
  10. ^ "K-Pop star Seo Minwoo passes away". ABS-CBN News. March 27, 2018. Retrieved April 4, 2018. 
  11. ^ Koman, Tess (March 27, 2018). "K-Pop Star Seo Min-Woo Found Dead at Home". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved April 4, 2018. 
  12. ^ "K Pop fans mourn singer Minwoo after his death aged 33". The Independent. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 26 March 2018. 
  13. ^ Hicap, Jonah (April 3, 2018). "100% to resume career after leader Minwoo's death". Metro. Retrieved April 4, 2018. 
  14. ^ Yang, Ja-yeong (August 3, 2018). "'사랑과 전쟁2' 시스터 보이, 아내보다 누나? '이혼 부르는 분노'". The Korea Economic Daily (in Korean). Retrieved April 6, 2018. 
  15. ^ Park, Joo-yeon (October 21, 2010). "평양까지 이만원 한주완, "이만원은 상실과 채워짐에 대한 매력"". The Korea Economic Daily (in Korean). Retrieved April 6, 2018. 

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