Ahn Hyo-seop is a Seoul-born Canadian actor and singer. He debuted in 2015 as part of the South Korean project group One O One. He is known for his roles in the dramas Thirty but Seventeen and Doctor Romantic Teacher Kim 2.
Birthdate: April 17, 1995
Seoul, South Korea
Before pursuing a career in acting, Ahn Hyo-seop underwent training under JYP Entertainment and was on the verge of debuting in the South Korean boy band Got7. However, in October 2015, he was instead introduced as part of the four-member project group One O One. Although the group released a few singles, they have been inactive since 2019.
Ahn Hyo-seop made his acting debut in the 2015 MBC drama Splash Splash Love. The following year, he secured a role in the MBC family drama Happy Home, which earned him a nomination for Best New Actor at the 36th MBC Drama Awards. In 2017, he landed his first leading role in the six-episode MBC fantasy romance Queen of Rings. Additionally, he joined the main cast of the KBS2 series Father Is Strange that same year. In 2018, Ahn Hyo-seop starred alongside Shin Hye-sun and Yang Se-jong in the SBS romantic comedy Thirty but Seventeen, which garnered him the Best New Actor award at the 2018 SBS Drama Awards. The following year, he headlined the tvN series Abyss, opposite Park Bo-young. In 2020, he became part of the highly popular SBS drama Doctor Romantic Teacher Kim 2, receiving several acting accolades, including the Best New Actor for TV at the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards.
Ahn Hyo-seop’s family moved to Toronto, Canada when he was seven years old. In addition to his native Korean, he is fluent in English and goes by the name Paul Ahn.