Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2007

Nomination Detail

Ryu Deok-hwan was born in 1987 and started his acting career on stage at age 6. He appeared in numerous TV programs including an ongoing role for 8 years in a popular TV drama. While he had appeared in minor roles in several films, it was his breakout lead performance in Like A Virgin that saw him win the Best New Actor Award at both the Blue Dragon Film Awards and the Pusan Film Critics Awards, as well as a Best Actor nomination from the Korean Film Awards. He gained 28kg in three months to play the role truthfully. His has since shot My Son and Our Town.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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