Archives for May 2003

Korean Actress Kim Tae Hee’s Biography

Korean Actress Kim Tae HeeKorean Actress Kim Tae Hee

 

PROFILE

Name: ??? / Kim Tae Hee (Kim Tae Hui)

Nickname: Angel

Profession: Actress and model

Birthdate: 1980-Mar-29

Birthplace: Ulsan, South Korea

Height: 165cm

Weight: 45kg

Star sign: Aries

Blood type: O

Family: Older sister and younger brother/actor Lee Wan

Talent agency: Namoo Actors

Debut: CF Model

Education: Ulsan Women High School, Seoul National University (Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design)

Religion: Christian (Roman Catholic)

 

Drama Series:

– IRIS (2009)

– Love Story in Harvard (SBS, 2004)

– Nine Tailed Fox (KBS, 2004)

– Stairway to Heaven (SBS, 2003)

– A Problem At My Younger Brother’s House (SBS, 2003)

– Screen (SBS, 2003)

– Let’s Go (SBS, 2002) sitcom

– Mr.Q (SBS, 1998)

 

Movies:

– Quarrel / Venus And Mars (2007)

– The Restless (2006)

– New Citizen (2002) short Indie film

– Last Present (2001, cameo)

 

Awards and Recognitions:

– 2007 44th Grand Bell Awards: Overseas Popularity Award

– 2007 43rd Baeksang Awards: Popularity Award

– 2005 41st Baeksang Arts Awards: Drama Popular Award

– 2004 SBS Acting Awards: Best Popularity Award for Love Story in Harvard

– 2004 SBS Acting Awards: 10 Stars Award

– 2004 KBS Acting Awards: New Actor Award for Nine Tailed Fox

– 2003 SBS Acting Awards: New Star Award for Stairway to Heaven

 

Endorsement:

– LG Cyon (phones)

– S-Oil (oil company)

– Ohui (cosmetics)

– Iriver (electronics)

– Vivien (underwear brand)

– Crencia

– Klasse (appliances)

– Coca-cola Fresh Healthy Tea (Japanese Green Tea)

– KT

– Hera (cosmetics)

– Hyundai card – Hyundai capital

– SI (clothing brand)

– Nestea

– Daewoo LCD TV

– Zec

– Innisfree

– Haustory

– My House My Root

– HBC Bank

– Calli Cosmetics

– Beans Avenue Coffee

– Crown Cookie

– Caspi Conus

– Jinro

– Laneige

– Hime

– Vince

– My Jet

(Source from DramaWiki)

Korean Actress Lee Young Ae’s Biography

 

Korean Actress Lee Young Ae

Korean Actress Lee Young Ae

 

PROFILE

Name: ??? / Lee Young Ae (Lee Yeong Ae)

Profession: Actress and model

Birthdate: 1971-Jan-31

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 165cm

Weight: 48kg

Blood type: AB

Star Sign: Aquarius

Family: Two older brothers

Education: Hanyang University (German Language and Literature), Chung-ang University (M.A. in Theater and Film)

Languages: Korean, English, and German

Hobbies: Swimming, playing the piano and horseback riding

 

Drama Series:

– Dae Jang Geum (MBC, 2003)

– Mighty Waves (SBS, 2000)

– Fireworks (SBS, 2000)

– Invitation (KBS, 1999)

– Food Table of Contents (MBC, 1998)

– Advocate (MBC, 1998)

– I Survive Reason (?? ?? ??) (MBC, 1997)

– Medical Brothers (MBC, 1997)

– Papa (KBS, 1996)

– Love And Marriage (MBC, 1995)

– Western Palace (KBS, 1995)

– Asphalt Man (SBS, 1995)

– How Is Your Husband? SBS, (1993)

 

Movies:

– Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005)

– One Fine Spring Day (2001)

– Last Present aka The Gift (2001)

– Joint Security Area (2000)

– First Kiss (1998)

– Inch’Allah (1997)

 

Awards and Recognitions:

– 2006 Baeksang Award: Best Actress for “Sympathy For Lady Vengeance”

– 26th Blue Dragon Awards: Best Actress Award for Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005)

– 2005 International Film Festival of Catalunya: Best Actress for “Sympathy For Lady Vengeance”

– 2003 MBC Drama Awards, Grand Prize

– 2001 Pusan Film Critics Awards: Best Actress for “One Fine Spring Day”

– 2001 Korea Movie & Music Awards: Photogenic Prize for Actress

– 1999 KBS Drama Awards: Most Popular Actress Award

– 1998 SBS Drama Awards: Best Actress Award

– 1997 SBS Drama Awards: Best Actress Award

– 1996 MBC Drama Awards: Best Actress Award

– 1995 KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Prize

– 1994 SBS Drama Awards: Best New Actress

(Source from DramaWiki)

Korean Actress Song Hae Gyo’s Biography

Korean Actress Song Hae GyoKorean Actress Song Hae Gyo
PROFILE
Name: ??? / Song Hye Kyo (Song Hye Gyo)

Nicknames: Woodpecker, Hejgyo, Yookgyo, Hakkyo

Profession: Actress and model

Birthdate: 1981-Nov-22 (legal birthdate: 1982-Feb-26)

Birthplace: South Korea

Height: 161cm

Weight: 45kg

Star sign: Sagittarius

Blood type: A

Talent agency: Sidus HQ

Education: Sook Myung Women’s Junior High School, Eun Kwang Women’s High School, Se Jong University (Arts major)

Hobbies: Stitching-knitting and perfumes collecting

Specialty: Piano

Other Information: 1996 SunKyung Smart (school uniform brand) model search Grand Prize winner, 1996 KBS Sunday morning drama, Happy Morning. She is a former figure skater

 

Drama Series:

– The World That They Live In (KBS2, 2008)

– Full House (KBS, 2004)

– Shining Days (SBS, 2004)

– All In (SBS, 2003)

– Guardian Angel (SBS, 2001)

– Hotelier (MBC, 2001)

– Autumn Tale (KBS2, 2000)

– Soonpoong Clinic (SBS, 1998)

– Sweet Bride (SBS, 1999)

– What Do You Think of Me (SBS, 1998)

– White Nights 3.98 (SBS, 1998)

– Deadly Eyes (SBS, 1998)

– Parade (SBS, 1998)

– One of a Pair / Partner (SBS, 1998)

– Six Siblings (MBC, 1998)

– First Love (KBS, 1996)

– Happy Morning (KBS, 1996)

 

Movies:

– 1949 (2009)

– Fetish (2008)

– Hwang Jin Yi (2007)

– My Girl and I (Sidus, 2005)

 

Awards and Recognitions:

– 2007 6th KOREA FILM AWARDS : New Best Actress for “Hwang Jin Yi”

– 2004 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award for Full House

– 2004 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple (with Bi)

– 2004 KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Award

– 2003 SBS Drama Awards: Best Actress for All In

– 2003 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Memorable Actors

– 2001 CE TV Awards: Asia Teens-Entertainer World Song Awards and Best Korean Star

– 2001 37th Baeksang Art Awards: Popularity Award for TV part

– 2000 KBS Drama Awards: Photogenic Award for Autumn Tale

– 2000 KBS Drama Awards: Most Popular Actress Award for Autumn Tale

– 1998 SBS TV Awards: Best Newcomer Award for Soonpoong Clinic

– 1996 (MTM) Model Talent Management Contest: First Prize

 

Endorsements:

– BC Card (credit card)

– Clride (clothing line)

– Dios (LG)

– Etude (cosmetics)

– Foce (watches)

– Hyundai Oilbank

– KTFT Ever (cellphones)

– L&C Wells (water purifier)

– Litmus (clothing line)

– Mcdonalds (fast-food chain)

– Olay-China (skin care products)

– Orion (food products)

– Samsung Auction

– Smart (school uniform)

– U?ell (apartment)

– Vivien (underwear brand)

– VK Mobile (cellphones)

– Woongjin (food products)

(Source from DramaWiki)

Korean Actress Choi Ji Woo’s Biography

Korean Actress Choi Ji WooKorean Actress Choi Ji Woo
PROFILE

Name: ??? / Choi Ji Woo

Real name: ??? / Choi Mi Hyang

Chinese name: ??? / Cui Zhi You

Profession: Actress

Birthdate: 1975-Jun-11

Birthplace: Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

Height: 175cm

Weight: 50kg

Star sign: Gemini

Blood type: A

Talent agency: Olive 9 Entertainment

Education: Han Yang University (Theatre/Film major), Pusan University (Dance major)

 

Drama Series:

– Star’s Lover (SBS, 2008)

– Air City (MBC, 2007)

– Rondo (TBS, 2006)

– 101st Proposal (2004)

– Stairway to Heaven (SBS, 2003)

– Winter Sonata (KBS2, 2002)

– Beautiful Days (SBS, 2001)

– Honesty (MBC, 2000)

– Mr. Duke (MBC, 2000)

– Message (SBS, 1999)

– Humaneness (KBS2, 1999)

– Love (MBC, 1998)

– Happiness is in Our Heart (SBS, 1997)

– Three Guys and Three Girls (MBC, 1996, cameo)

– First Love (KBS2, 1996)

– Only Love (MBC, 1996)

– Happiness (MBC, 1995)

– War and Love (MBC, 1995)

 

Movies:

– Yeonliji / Now and Forever (2006)

– Shadowless Sword (2005, cameo)

– Everybody has Secrets (2004)

– The Romantic President / President Who Play the Piano (2002)

– Nowhere To Hide (1999)

– First Kiss / Shall We Kiss (1998)

– Hallelujah (1997, cameo)

– The Hole / The Snare / Olgami (1997)

– The Adventure of Mrs. Park (1996)

 

Awards and Recognitions:

– 2006 Timeless Beauty Acting Award (Seoul)

– 2005 Korean Movie Association: Special Award

– 2005 41th BaekSang Award: Special Award (contribution to Hallyu Wave)

– 2004 40th BaekSang Awards: Popularity Award (TV Part)

– 2003 SBS Acting Award: Best Actress for Special Production Award (Stairway to Heaven)

– 2003 SBS Acting Award: Top 10 Popularity Award selected by netizens

– 2003 Golden Award: Popularity Award in movie part (“The Romantic President”)

– 2002 KBS Acting Awards: Popularity Award

– 2002 KBS Acting Awards: Best Actress Award (Winter Sonata)

– 2002 Best Dresser Awards: TV Talent Category

– 2002 38th BaekSang Arts Awards: Popularity Award (TV Part)

– 2001 SBS Acting Awards: Best Actress for Special Production Award (Beautiful Days)

– 2001 SBS Acting Awards: Top 10 Popularity Award selected by netizens

– 2000 MBC Acting Awards: Great Female Performer Award (Mr. Duke)

– 1999 Video Music Awards: Golden Video Actress Award (MV “For Your Soul”)

– 1998 34th BaekSang Arts Awards: Newcomer Actress Award (“The Hole”)

– 1998 21st Grand Bell Awards: Newcomer Actress Award (“The Hole”)

– 1995 Korean Isabelle Adjani Award

(Source from DramaWiki)

Korean Actress Kim Sun Ah’s Biography

Korean Actress Kim Sun AhKorean Actress Kim Sun Ah

PROFILE

Name: ??? / Kim Sun Ah (Kim Seon Ah)

Chinese Name: ???

Profession: Actress and model

Birthdate: 1975-Oct-1

Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea

Height: 170cm

Weight: 50kg

Star sign: Libra

Blood type: A

Family: One sister, younger brother

Talent agency: Yedang Entertainment

Education: Ball State University USA (Piano Major)

Talents: Playing the piano, swimming and figure Skating

 

Drama Series:

– Telecinema After Wedding Banquet (SBS, 2009)

– City Hall (SBS, 2009)

– When It’s At Night (MBC, 2008)

– My Name is Kim Sam-Soon (MBC, 2005)

– Golden Era (MBC, 2000)

– ???? (SBS, 2000)

– Love Story (SBS, 1999) daily drama

– Jump (MBC, 1999) sitcom

– Love and Success (MBC, 1998)

– Forever Yours (MBC, 1998)

– MBC Best Theater ‘Her Flower Pot NO. 1’ (MBC, 1998)

 

Movies:

– Sweet Lies (2008) cameo

-Girl Scout (2007)

– The Worst Man of my Life (2007) cameo

– She’s On Duty (2005)

– S Diary (2004)

– Happy Naked Christmas (2003)

– The Greatest Expectation (2003)

– Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield (2003)

– Wet Dreams (2002)

– Yesterday (2002)

 

Awards and Recognitions:

– 2005 MBC Drama Awards: Top Exellence Award (for My Name is Kim Sam-Soon)

– 2005 MBC Drama Awards: Popularity Award

– 2005 MBC Drama Awards: Greatest Award

– 2005 MBC Drama Awards: Best Couple (with Hyun Bin)

– 2005 Asian Television Awards: Best Drama Performance by an Actress (Runner-up)

(Source from DramaWiki)

Korean Actress Yoon Eun Hye’s Biography

Korean Actress Yoon Eun HyeKorean Actress Yoon Eun Hye

PROFILE

Name: ??? / Yoon Eun Hye (Yun Eun Hye)

Nicknames: “JamGgoDae” (Stick) / “Pooh”

Profession: Actress, singer and model 

Birthdate: 1984-Oct-03

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 168cm

Weight: 48kg

Star sign: Libra

Blood type: O

Education: Joong Kyung High School, Kyung Hee Cyber University (Tourism Management degree)

Hobbies: Photography

Specialty: Drawing

Talent agency: Kraze Entertainment

Other Information:  

– In late 2007, she was involved in projects for a cause such as Wish Come True and Letters from the Angels No. 5 Campaign

– She was one of the ten Hallyu stars of 2007 thus she became one of the most highly paid actresses in television at the age of 23.

– Yoon Eun-hye was formerly in Baby VOX; she was the last member to join and stayed with the group from 1999 until 2005.

 

Drama Series:

– Lady Castle (2009)

– The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (MBC, 2007)

– The Vineyard Man (KBS2, 2006)

– Goong (MBC, 2006)

– Rainbow Romance (MBC, 2005)

 

Movies:

– The Legend of Seven Cutter / Escaping from Charisma (2006)

 

Awards and Recognitions:

– 44th Baeksang Awards: Best Actress Award for The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (2008)

– 2007 MBC Drama Awards: Top Excellence Acting Award for The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince

– 2006 The Grime Awards: Best Actress for The Vineyard Man

– 2006 KBS Acting Awards: Best New Actress Award for The Vineyard Man

– 2006 KBS Acting Awards: Best Couple Award with Oh Man Suk

– 2006 MBC Drama Awards: New Actress Award for Goong

– 2004 Hallyu Award: 15th Seoul Music Awards

– 2003 Korean Music Awards: Best Singer Award

– 2002 SBS Music Awards: Representative Award

– 2001 Award Model Line: Best Dressed Singer

– 10th Seoul Music Awards: Best Singer Award (1999)

 

Endorsements:

– DHC Korea

– LG Telecom

– Samsung Happy Together

– Green Tea

– Domino’s Pizza

– MPLE

– JOINUS

– Levi’s Lady style jeans

– Samil Pharmaceutical eye2o

– Philips Satinelle Ice Premium

– CK

– KT Mega TV

– PRO-SPECS

– Trofish

– Maxim Latte Ditto

– New Balance

(Source from DramaWiki)

Korean Actor Rain’s (aka Bi) Biography

Korean Actor Rain (Bi)Korean Actor Rain (Bi)

PROFILE

Name: ?, Bi (Rain)

Real name: ???, Jeong Ji Hoon (Jung Ji Hun)

Nickname: Dog (Collie)

Profession: Actor, model, singer and dancer

Birthday: 25th June 1982

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 184cm

Weight: 75kg

Star sign: Cancer

Blood type: O+

Family: Father and younger sister Hanna

Talent agency: J. Tune Entertainment, William Morris (U.S.)

Education: Kyung Hee University (Post Modern Music Department)

Languages Spoken: Korean, Mandarin, and English

Debut: In May 13, 2002 as a singer with his first album Bad Guy / ?? ??

Business: Bi created his own company under the name J. Tune Entertainment in 2007.

 

Drama Series:

– A Love to Kill (KBS2, 2005)

– Banjun Drama (SBS, 2004)

– Full House (KBS2, 2004)

– Sang Doo, Let’s Go To School (KBS2, 2003)

– Orange (???) (SBS, 2002)

 

Movies:

– Ninja Assassin (2009)

– Speed Racer (2008)

– I’m a Cyborg, but It’s Ok (2006)

 

Endorsement:

– Lotte dutyfree shop (Korea)

– Europe Unilever (covering all Asia)

– Korea National Tourism Organization “Korea Sparkling”

– Nate (Korea)

– Giordano (Korea)

– Nikon (Korea)

– O HUI for men (Korea)

– Pepsi (Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, U.S.A. along with Christina Aguilera)

– Today’s Tea (Korea)

– Dutch Mill (Thailand)

– KB Star Card (Korea)

– Daewoo Cantabille (APT) (Korea)

– LG X-Note (Korea)

– XTM (Korea)

– BMW (Korea)

– Pantech Mobile Phone (China)

– DOHC Clothing Line (Korea)

– Vogue

– Arena

– LG Electronics

– DHC Cosmetics Career (Korea, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan)

– Ralph Lauren

– Sk Telecom, Nate (Korea)

– Clear Black Shampoo (Philippines)

 

Recognitions and Awards:

– 2007 Mobile Entertainment Awards: Best Male Singer Award (2007)

– 13th CineAsia Awards: Male Asian Star of The Year Award (2007)

– 44th Grand Bell Awards: Overseas Popularity Award (2007)

– Hallyu Grand Award (2007)

– People Magazine Awards: World’s 100 Most Beautiful People 2007 Award (2007)

– 59th Berlin Film Festival: Alfred Bauer Prize (I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK) (2007)

– 43rd Baeksang Art Awards: Best New Actor (I’m a Cyborg, But that’s OK) (2007)

– MTV Asia Awards: Artist of the Month Award (January) (2007)

– Time Magazine Awards: 100 Most Influential People Who Shape the World Award (2006)

– M.NET Awards: Male Artist Award (2006)

– MKMF M.NET Awards: Best Solo Male Artist Award (2006)

– SBS Gayo Daejun Awards: Bonsang Award (2006)

– Asia TV Awards: Best Movie Style Award for A Love to Kill (2006)

– KBS Awards: Excellence Award for A Love to Kill (2005)

– MTV China-CCTV Mandarin Music: Honors Award (2005)

– MTV China-CCTV Mandarin Music: Best Star Award (2005)

– MTV Video Music Awards Japan: Best Buzz Asia Award (2005)

– MTV Korea Channel [V]: Best Single Award (2005)

– MTV Asia Awards: Favorite Artist – Korea (2005)

– SBS Awards: SBS Male Performer of the Year Award (2004)

– KBS Awards: Artist of the Year Award (2004)

– KBS Awards: Excellence Award for Full House (2004)

– KBS Awards: Best Couple Award (with Song Hye Kyo) (2004)

– KBS Awards: Popularity Award (2004)

– KBS Awards: Netizen Actor Award (2004)

– 40th Baeksang Art Awards: Popularity Award for TV Part Award (2004)

– MBC Awards: Top 10 Artist Award (2004)

– M.NET Award:Male Artist Award (2003)

– Korean MTV: Male Artist Award (2003)

– MBC Awards: Top 10 Artist Award (2003)

– SBS Awards: Male Performer of the Year Award (2003)

– KBS Awards: Best Male Artist Award for Sang Doo, Let’s Go To School (2003)

– KBS Awards: New Actor Award for Sang Doo, Let’s Go To School (2003)

– KBS Awards: Netizen Award for Sang Doo, Let’s Go To School (2003)

– KBS Awards: Best Couple Award (with Gong Hyo Jin) (2003)

– KBS Award: Best New Artist Award (2002)

– M.NET Awards: Male Artist Award (2002)

– Korean MTV: New Male Artist Award (2002)

– MBC Awards: Top 10 Artist Award (2002)

– Golden Disc Awards: New Artist Golden Disc Award (2002)

– SBS Awards: New Male Performer of the Year Award (2002)

(Source from Dramawiki)