Man Who Dies To Live

Man Who Dies To Live


Man Who Dies To Live centers around a father who goes to and settles down in a fictional kingdom of Bodantia in the Middle East. He finds success there and becomes a count, but he returns to South Korea to reconcile with his estranged daughter and son-in-law. His relationship with his daughter then undergoes change and he comes to realize the true meaning of family.


General Information

  • Status: COMPLETED
  • Drama Title: Man Who Dies To Live
  • Other Titles: N/A
  • Genre: Family
  • Director: Ko Dong-sun
  • Writer: Kim Sun-hee
  • No. of Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast Period: July 19 – August 24, 2017
  • Time Slot: 22:00 Korean Standard Time, Wed & Thu
  • Runtime: 35 minutes
  • TV Network: MBC (free-to-air)
  • Production Company(s): Doremi Entertainment
  • Preceded by: Ruler: Master of the Mask
  • Followed by: Hospital Ship

Main Cast & Characters

Man Who Dies To Live Main Cast

Choi Min-soo as Jang Dal-koo. He leaves Korea for Bodantia and amasses success there. Despite his achievement, he decides to return to his homeland to find his daughter.

Kang Ye-won as Lee Ji-young (A). She is Jang Dal-koo’s daughter who is taken aback upon seeing his father in front of her. She dreams of having a happy family and becoming a writer.

Shin Sung-rok as Kang Ho-rim. Kang Ho-rim is Lee Ji-young’s husband who is working as a bank clerk.

Lee So-yeon as Lee Ji Young (B), a career woman who does not care about what other people think of her.

Supporting Cast & Characters

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Official Posters


Original Soundtrack

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