Date of Birth
Jo Han Chul
Jo completed his undergraduate studies at Cheongju University in the Department of Theater and Film and later obtained his master's degree in the Department of Acting at the Korea National University of Arts and Drama.
He debuted as a theater actor in 1998 in the play One Room (원룸). A year later he debuted in the movie Peppermint Candy in a small role.
Joo made his debut as a theater actor in 1998 in the play One Room (원룸), and a year later, he made his first appearance in a movie with a small role in Peppermint Candy.
After a career of two decades, Jo's breakthrough as an actor came with his portrayal of an after-life prosecutor in the box office hit Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days. Joo was not the first choice for this role, in fact, he replaced Oh Dal-su who had resigned from the movie.
That same year, Joo also achieved a breakthrough in television dramas by playing the role of a king in 100 Days My Prince. He was cast as a replacement for Yoon Tae-young. The 2018 tvN historical drama is ranked as one of the highest-rated Korean dramas on cable television.