“The Glory” Actor Jung Sung Il’s Old Photos Prove He’s Getting Sexier With Age

Like fine wine.

Actor Jung Sung Il has been going viral as “the new daddy in town” since the release of Netflix‘s The Glory part 2.

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Jung Sung Il’s good looks, mixed with his mysterious yet charismatic presence in The Glory, made him an actor worth simping for, and netizens made that very clear.

Born in 1980, Jung Sung Il started his acting career in 1999 by acting in plays such as Unchain, Sheer Madness, Brother’s Night, and many more. He also starred in multiple musicals, such as Get Off Work At 6Mio Fratello, and Interview, showcasing his singing and dancing skills.

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He also played minor roles in movies and K-dramas, such as the 2008 film, A Frozen Flower, where he played a royal guard, and the 2009 K-Drama The Return of Iljimae, where he played a character named Kotaro.

Jung Sung Il in The Return of Iljimae | KBS

However, he was an unknown actor for a long time. After debuting in his early 20s, Jung Sung Il was not well-known by the public until he entered his 40s and starred in the tvN K-Drama Stranger 2 as the role of Park Sang Mu. After that, he became more recognized with his roles in the K-Dramas Moonshine, Bad and Crazy, and Our Blues. Finally, he captured all our hearts with his notable work in The Glory, around 23 years after his acting debut.

Jung Sung Il in Our Blues | tvN

Jung Sung Il’s good looks were not unnoticed through his phenomenal acting in The Glory—and his old headshots show that he has always been handsome. However, as his acting career and skills got better over the years and old photos of him show he’s only getting finer with time.

Here are some of his old photos.


His previous appearances in shows, plays, films, and musicals also show how one thing hasn’t changed—his good looks.

Jung Sung Il’s big break on The Glory is just the beginning for this hard-working actor, who has persevered for over 20 years—he deserves all the glory, and we can’t wait to see him in future productions!

Source: IMDb, iMB Entertainment and Hancinema

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