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D.O.
디오
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Name: D.O.
Real Name: Do Kyung-soo
Alternative Spelling(s): 도경수, 都暻秀
Date of Birth: January 12, 1993
Place of Birth: Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Nationality: South Korean
Genres: Korean Pop
Occupation: Singer, Actor
Label: S.M. Entertainment
Active Years: 2011-present
Status: Active
Power: Earth
Symbol:
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Associated Acts: EXO, EXO-K, SMTOWN
Affiliations: EXO member, EXO-K member
Autograph:
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Do Kyung-soo (도경수), better known as D.O. (디오), is a main vocalist of EXO-K.

Profile

  • Stage Name: D.O. (디오)
  • Real Name: Do Kyungsoo (도경수)
  • Chinese Name: Dōu Jǐng Xiù (都暻秀)
  • Nicknames: Heenjabuja (rich in whites)
  • Bloodtype: A
  • Height: 173cm
  • Weight: 59kg
  • Skills: Singing, beat box
  • Super Power (Badge): Earth
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Chinese Zodiac Sign: Monkey
  • Family: Father, Mother, Older brother

Biography

Kyungsoo was born on January 12, 1993 in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea to a couple whose names are undisclosed. He has an older brother, Do Seungsoo.

Kyungsoo is known for his singing skill, he has been singing since primary school and was an avid participant in local singing competitions throughout his high school career. In 2010, he was recommended to audition for S.M. Entertainment after winning at a local singing festival. He subsequently became an S.M. Entertainment trainee during his last two years of high school. He performed Na Yoonkwon's "Anticipation" and Browneyed Soul's "My Story" at his S.M. audition.

Kyungsoo was formally introduced as the eighth member of EXO on January 30, 2012. His stage name is derived from his family name, Do. He sees Yoo Youngjin, S.M.'s music producer, as his role model. In July 29, 2013, he was featured in f(x)'s song "Goodbye Summer", a track from their album Pink Tape. D.O. also made his feature film debut in the movie Cart, playing as a high-school student. The movie premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Filmography

TV Drama

Year Name Channel Role
2012 To The Beautiful You SBS Himself (Cameo)
2014 It's Okay, That's Love Choi Tae-young
2015 EXO Next Door Naver TV Cast D.O
Hello Monster KBS2 Teenage Lee Joon-young
2016 Be Positive Naver TV Cast Hwan-dong
2018 Hundred Days Husband tvN Won-deuk/Lee-yool

Movie

Year Name Role
2014 Cart Choi Tae-young
2016 Pure Love Beom-sil
My Annoying Brother Go Doo-young
2017 The Underdog Moongchi (voice)
Along with the Gods - Part 1 Won Il-byung (Private Won)
Room No.7 Tae Jung
2018 Swing Kids Roh Ki-soo

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival Best Young Actor It's Okay, That's Love Won
3rd APAN Star Awards Best New Actor Won
2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV) Nominated
10th Max Movie Awards Best New Actor Cart Nominated
9th Asian Film Awards Best Newcomer Nominated
52nd Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Popularity Award Nominated
2016 11th Max Movie Awards Rising Star Award N/A Won
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actor (Film) Pure Love Won
2017 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Film) My Annoying Brother Nominated
Most Popular Actor (Film) Won
Korean Film Shining Star Awards Newcomer Award (Film) Won
13th JIMFF Awards Star Award Won
38th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor Won
2nd Asia Artist Awards Popularity Award (Actor) N/A Won

Trivia

Gallery

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