Oh Yeong-su (Actor) Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Height, Wife, Children, Facts


Oh Young-su is a South Korean actor who played the lead role in Netflix’s Squid Game, as Oh Il Nam. Oh Yeong-su was born on October 19, 1944. He is an actor and writer, known for Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… And Spring (2003), Squid Game (2021) and Anna’s Will (1975). He is well known for working in theatres like, ‘피고지고 피고지고’, I Love You / ‘그대를 사랑합니다’, King Lear / ‘리어왕’, ‘배웅’, The Tempest / ‘템페스트’, Prince Yeonseon, the Problematic Figure / ‘문제적 인간 연산’, Fathers and Sons / ‘아버지와 아들’, ‘갈매기’, Last Session, Love Letter and many more.

Oh Yeong-su Net Worth

Oh Yeong-su’s acting career is his main source of income. His net worth is estimated to be $1 million, as of 2022.

Oh Yeong-su Before Fame

  • Oh Yeong-su was a screenwriter for the 1965 movie Seashore Village.
  • He was also a writer on Anna’s Will from 1975.
  • He later began acting in film and television, often portraying monks due to his experience with Buddhist plays.
  • In 2021, he portrayed the elderly participant Oh Il-nam in the Netflix survival drama Squid Game, which gave rise to his worldwide popularity.
  • He was appointed ambassador for Korean performance tourism by Park Bo-gyoon, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, in 2022.

Oh Yeong-su Height & Weight

How tall is Oh Yeong-su? He has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and his weight is 68 Kg but his other body measurements are still under review. Moreover, Oh Yeong-su has black hair and dark brown eyes.


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Oh Yeong-su Wiki/Bio

Real NameOh Yeong-su
Age78 years old (As of 2022)
BirthdateOctober 19, 1944
Height5 feet 10 inches
Weight68 Kg
Measurements44-32-40 inches
Biceps Size21 Inches
Net Worth$1 million, as of 2022

Oh Yeong-su Career

Oh Yeong-su starred as the Old Monk in the 2003 movie Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring. He was a writer for the 1965 movie Seashore Village. He was also a writer for 1975’s Anna’s Will.

Oh Yeong-su Family Life

  • Oh Yeong-su is from South Korea. Before acting, he was a local educator and landlord.
  • Talking about his family, he and his family moved to Paju on the southern Korean side controlled by the American army.
  • During the Korean War that followed shortly, his father was killed and his brother was kidnapped by North Korean forces.

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Oh Yeong-su Awards

  • APAN Star Awards
  • Baeksang Arts Awards
  • Dong-A Theatre Awards
  • Director’s Cut Awards
  • Gold Derby Awards
  • Golden Globe Awards
  • National Theater Association Of Korea
  • Primetime Emmy Awards
  • Seoul Theater Festival

Oh Yeong-su Facts

  • Oh Yeong-su was cast alongside Tom Choi on The Squid Game.
  • He credits his experience with Buddhist plays for getting him similar roles on film and television.
  • He played Prospero in a National Theater of Korea, in 2014.

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