Teen Star Yoo Seung-ho Readies for Boot Camp

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Actor Yoo Seung-ho will start his mandatory military service early next year, his agency said on Friday.

After wrapping up an MBC drama in which he plays one of the leading roles he will take a short break before joining the military.

The 19-year-old actor debuted in a TV drama at the age of seven in 2000 and made a strong impression with his role in the movie "The Way Home" in 2002.

He has since courted popularity by starring in numerous soaps.

englishnews@chosun.com / Dec. 24, 2012 10:14 KST