Park Yoochun also known on his stage name as Mickey Yoochun, the South Korean singer, rapper and song writer, now proves himself as a prime time korean drama series actor in the latest Korean series, Rooftop Prince.Yoochun is one of the three members of the South Korean pop group JYJ, which were also former members of the pop group TVXQ.
He made his debut as an actor in the 2010 Korean drama series Sungkyunkwan Scandal. He received many awards including the most prestigious awards in South Korea, The 47th Baeksang Arts Awards, and won “Most Popular Actor in a TV Drama”.
The Korean series Rooftop Prince, where Mickey Yoochun played the role of Lee Gak, is his latest soap with co-stars Ha Ji-min. Lee Gak is the crown Prince of the Joseon Dynasty, but on a supernatural event, he and his royal courts are transported in the future, where he will meet the hard working woman Park-ha. As they dwell in the present time, they will encounter circumstances that will sooner help them solve their personal issues and develop a love for each other.
His role in the Korean series really impressed critics, where in the series he showed his skills as an actor. He won the fans with his funny antics and charisma, as he displays his talent in acting ("I was lucky that I got to act in a drama where I felt totally connected to the script, and was able to work with other great actors and a terrific production crew. “I had let the responsibility of playing the male lead and it overwhelms me. The job would have been exhausting, but I was able to immerse myself in my role and it was great fun,") he said in an interview.
Though many boy group members today strive their best in acting, still only few receive good critics and acclaims, most especially in various prestigious awards.
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