Kdramas Starring EXO’s D.O. (Doh Kyung Soo)

Doh Kyung Soo, more popularly known as D.O, is a talented South Korean singer and actor who is best known as a member of the K-pop group EXO. In addition to his musical success, D.O. has carved out an impressive filmography with lead roles in television dramas and movies. Here’s a list of K-dramas featuring D.O., showcasing his diverse acting range:

It’s Okay, That’s Love (2014)

D.O.’s breakout role came in this critically acclaimed drama. He played Han Kang-woo, a mysterious high school student who works part-time as a security guard at a psychiatric hospital. The drama explores mental health issues and the development of relationships between people with these challenges. D.O. delivered a nuanced performance alongside established actors Gong Hyo Jin and Jo In Sung, showcasing his emotional depth and earning him recognition for his acting abilities.

Hello Monster (2015)

Though brief, D.O.’s impactful role in the first two episodes of this psychological thriller left a lasting impression. He played Lee Joon Young, a troubled young man suspected of murder. D.O.’s portrayal of the character’s internal struggles and complexities drew viewers in, hinting at the potential he held as a dramatic actor.

100 Days My Prince (2018)

D.O. took a leap by taking on his first historical drama role in this fantasy romance. He played Won Deuk / Lee Yool, a crown prince who suffers from amnesia after an assassination attempt. Living as a commoner, he encounters a headstrong woman played by Nam Ji-hyun, and their relationship blossoms amidst his struggle to regain his memories. D.O.’s comedic timing and charming portrayal of the amnesiac prince alongside his growth as a character resonated with audiences.

Bad Prosecutor (2022)

Marking his return to television after his military service, D.O. played Jin Jung in this legal drama. Jin Jung is an unconventional prosecutor with unorthodox methods but a strong sense of justice. Determined to take down corrupt officials, he uses his cunning and wit to fight for what’s right. D.O.’s charismatic performance and portrayal of the hot-headed yet well-meaning prosecutor showcased his ability to take on a leading role and earned him the Top Excellence Award (Actor) at the 2022 KBS Drama Awards.

D.O.’s filmography in K-dramas demonstrates his versatility as an actor. From portraying a sensitive high school student to a charismatic prosecutor, he continues to impress audiences with his range and dedication to his craft. With his ongoing success in music and acting, D.O. is a force to be reckoned with in the South Korean entertainment industry.

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