EXO Member Profile: D.O.

D.O.-Monster

D.O. in “Monster” (2016)

Real Name: Do Kyungsoo
Birthday: January 12, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (Western), Rooster (Eastern)
From: Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Position(s): Main Vocal
Sub-unit(s): EXO-K
Superpower: Force

D.O. Power

Other Activities Outside of EXO:

SM STATION:

2016: “Tell Me (What Is Love)” featuring Yoo Youngjin

COLLABORATIONS:

2013: Featured on f(x)’s track “Goodbye Summer”

OSTs:

2014: “Crying Out” for Cart

2016: “Don’t Worry” with Jo Jongsuk for My Annoying Brother

ACTING:

2014:

*Supporting role in Cart, an ensemble drama about workers at a retail supermarket fighting against their unfair employers.

*Main role in It’s Okay, That’s Love (SBS), as an aspiring author and huge fan of the protagonist.

2015:

*Appeared in Hello Monster (KBS), playing the younger version of Choi Wonyoung’s character. (He’s not in the trailer, but I couldn’t find any non-spoilery footage of him)

2016:

*Starred in the romance drama Unforgettable.

*Starred in Be Positive, a web drama about a film school student trying to make his graduation film.  Apparently, this has become the most watched web drama of all time.

*Starred in My Annoying Brother, playing a national judo athlete who suddenly goes blind and has to rely on his deadbeat criminal older brother.

Upcoming Projects include the films The Underdog, Along With the Gods – Part 1, Room No. 7and Swing Kids.

D.O. has been nominated for several wards for his acting appearances.  He has Best Young Actor at the Seoul International Youth Film Festival (for Cart), two Baeksang Arts Awards for Most Popular Actor in Film (for Pure Love and My Annoying Brother), and the Newcomer Award in Film at the Korean Film Shining Star Awards (for My Annoying Brother). He also won the Popularity Award in the acting category at the Asia Artist Awards in 2017.

NOTED VARIETY SHOW APPEARANCES:

2016:

EXOMENTARY (V-live) – EXO’s reality show to promote “Monster.” Was the focus of Episode 6 (it’s V-live+, so you have to pay to watch it)

Fantastic Duo (SBS), Episodes 3 and 4 – A singing competition show where contestants can compete to sing with their favorite idol.  Appeared with Xiumin, Suho, Baekhyun, Chen, and Chanyeol.

Interview with Entertainment Weekly (KBS) to promote My Annoying Brother

Running Man (SBS), Episode 327 – A variety show with a fixed cast and guests who complete missions during themed episodes.  Appeared with Jo Jongsuk to promote My Annoying Brother and was partnered with cast Lee Kwangsoo, who was on It’s Okay, That’s Love with him. (Here are some bonus videos of him doing aegyo and dancing to “Growl”)

Sources: Wikipedia, SM Entertainment, Youtube, KSHOWONLINE, V-Live, Naver, KBS, MBC, SBS

 

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