Kim Junmyeon (Korean: 김준면, born May 22, 1991), more popularly known as Suho (also stylized as SUHO), is a singer, actor, and leader of Korean-Chinese boy band EXO and its Korean sub-group EXO-K. He joined SM Entertainment through its casting system in 2006, making a cameo in Super Junior's movie Attack on the Pin Up Boys the year after, before officially debuting in 2012.
Suho is notable for being an all-around actor: besides his drama and movie projects, notably One Way Trip, The Universe's Star, Rich Man, and Middle School Girl A, he has participated in musicals such as The Last Kiss and The Man Who Laughs. In particular, he has received several awards for his role of Gwynplaine in The Man Who Laughs.
His first solo album Self-Portrait was released on March 30, 2020. The EXO leader is the 4th member of the group to release a solo. On May 3rd, 2020, it was announced that Suho would be enlisting to complete his mandatory military service, where he will work as a public service worker, and on May 15th, his fellow EXO members gave him a quiet send-off.
- 2020 - Self-Portrait
- 2013 - Do Or Die (OST of Saving Santa)
- 2016 - Beautiful Accident (duet with Chen, OST of Beautiful Accident)
- 2017 - Starlight (Duet with Remi, OST of Three Color Fantasy: Star of the Universe)
- 2017 - Curtain (For SM Station)
- 2018 - Do You Have A Moment (Duet with Jane Jang)
- 2018 - Dinner (Duet with Jane Jang, for SM Station)
- 2013 - Prime Minister and I, as Han Tae-woong (cameo character)
- 2017 - Three Color Fantasy: Star of the Universe, as Woo-joo (main Character)
- 2018 - Rich Man, Poor Woman, as Lee Yoo-chan (main character)
- 2007 - Attack On The Pin-Up Boys, as one of rock band members (cameo)
- 2016 - One Way Trip/Glory Day, as Sang-woo (main character)
- 2018 - Middle School Girl A, as Hyun Jae-hee (main character)
- 2015 - EXO Next Door, as himself (supporting character)
- 2020 - HOW ARE U BREAD, as Han Do-woo (main Character)
Tropes relating to his works with EXO can be found on that page.
Suho provides examples of the following tropes:
- Affectionate Nickname: "guardian", "ek-chel-ut" (the funniest in EXO), "dama" (old lady), "bunny", "Leader-nim", "ahjussi" (uncle), "Church-oppa", "ra-myeon" (instant noodles), "Kim Junhee", "Myeonplaine"
- Animal Motif: Rabbits. He even includes bunny ears in his self-drawn portrait.
- Catchphrase: The one in charge of saying these for EXO. In fact, the group's iconic catchphrase "Let's love" (Korean: 사랑하자) was created by Suho himself.
- The Leader: Of Korean pop groups EXO and EXO-K.
- Making a Splash: His designated power in EXO promotions, which he includes in the concept of his debut solo album, Self-Portrait.
- Meaningful Name: Junmyeon means "clever and hardworking". Suho means "guardian", and he was named this because he is "EXO's guardian", the leader.
- Mr. Fanservice: Evolving into one. He mentions that his most daring photoshoot was Love Shot in late 2018-early 2019. Check out his photos for the next comeback, Obsession.
- Especially during EXO's 2019 tour EXplOration, where fans jokingly said that he replaced Xiumin as the resident "stripper".
- The Perfectionist: When asked by Chen why he's so sensitive about a lot of things, Suho admits that it's because he's a perfectionist.
- Team Dad: Also the Team Mom for EXO.
- You Are Number 6: His designated number in EXO is 1, which when combined with Kris Wu's 00, forms a 100.