Career[ edit ] Kim Jaewon made his acting debut in in the sitcom Honey Honey. He rose to stardom a year later when he played a high school senior who falls for his teacher played by Kim Ha-neul in hit drama Romance. He reunited with Rival costar Kim Min-jung in Land of Wine , where they played a young couple trying to revive traditional liquor amidst a family feud. In Wonderful Life , Kim’s character deals with the consequences of a one-night stand in Singapore that leads to young marriage to Eugene and fatherhood. After playing a third-rate gangster who inherits a kindergarten and falls for a teacher played by Han Ji-min in Great Inheritance , Kim was cast in his first period drama role as a nobleman romantically involved with a gisaeng in Hwang Jini previous Mr. Arrogant costar Ha Ji-won played the title role. Kim enlisted on March 23, to fulfill his mandatory military service , and was assigned to the Defense Media Agency. Na Young-mu well known as the doctor of figure skater Kim Yuna ,   eventually making a full recovery. This physicality was showcased in his next drama, Scandal: A Shocking and Wrongful Incident , where he played a detective who discovers that the man he considers his father had kidnapped him as a child from his biological family.
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For questions and feedback, please use the contact form here. A great, straightforward rom-com — with an emphasis on comedy! He ends up sharing an apartment with other youngsters who are trying to find their way in the K-pop world.
This is worth a try.
Do Bong-soon was born with superhuman strength. Her strength is hereditary and passed along only to the women in her family. Her dream is to create a video game with herself as the main character. She desperately wants to become a willowy and elegant woman, which is the ideal type of her crush, In Guk-doo, a police officer. Thanks to her strength, she gets the job of a bodyguard, to a rich heir Ahn Min-hyuk , the CEO of a gaming company, Ainsoft.
Contrary to Guk-doo, Min-hyuk is an odd man who is playful, a little spoiled, has no regard for rules, and dislikes policemen. He has recently received anonymous threats, blackmails, and has even been stalked at an occasion. One day, a series of kidnapping cases break in Dobong-dong, the district Bong-soon lives in, and she is determined to catch the culprit after her friend was targeted. Under the help and training from Min-hyuk, she manages to control her strength to use it for good causes.
Min-hyuk and Bong-soon find themselves and their relationship growing into something more.
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His family consists of his parents and one older brother. Things changed for Kim Hyun-Joong by his middle school days. He started working part-time since the 2nd year of middle school and, because of this, his school grades suffered. Often, during this time, he wound up at the police station for fighting. They were quite popular in his local neighborhood of Songpa-gu in Seoul.
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Me — not so much.
I decided to create a separate blog post for additional Korean dramas. I thought this list is getting too long and some of you might be having hard time loading the page. Please click here to check the part 2 of this list. I would say I used to hate Romantic Comedy dramas. And then I met my husband, Lee Min Ho. I know they were crap, but some unspecified addictive chemical in them kept me drinking. And because I got too addicted to it, I came up with an idea to embark on a quest to find the good quality romantic comedies.
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Early life[ edit ] Mun was born in Seoul. He is the youngest of the three siblings with two older sisters. He attended Daechi Elementary School located in Seoul. When his family moved to the U. In he returned to Korea and he joined SM Entertainment as a trainee and was featured as a rapper on label mate girl group S.
Life turns immediately into a bed of roses?
Hwang Shin-hye The above names are indexed according to the Korean alphabet. Korean names are generally not transcribed according to one agreed-upon system. Therefore you may find the same person’s name spelled in different ways, for example “Jang Jin-young” vs. The letter “iung” is silent and is followed by a vowel; note that the name “Lee” is actually pronounced “ee” or “yi” in Korean. To learn more — it’s easier than you think — visit this introduction to the Korean alphabet Ahn Sung-ki Ahn Sung-ki b.
January 1, is the consummate veteran actor, having starred in close to 70 films at the time of this writing. The local press has even dubbed him with the nickname, “The National Actor”. His oldest surviving feature is Kim’s masterpiece The Housemaid , which continues to amaze audiences to the present day. As an adult, Ahn’s filmography resembles a list of Korean cinema’s greatest achievements.
Ahn also took an active role in supporting Korea’s Screen Quota System after the US began to place pressure on Korea to abolish the system in the late s.
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Beginnings[ edit ] Kim wanted to pursue a modeling career since he was a high school student. Kim fell in love with acting, saying, “In the course of doing so, I found myself feeling the same thrill and enthusiasm that I felt the first time I came to walk on the runway. Rising popularity[ edit ] In January Kim’s breakout year came in with two hit dramas and one film. The Great Legacy , the blockbuster sequel to Kwak Kyung-taek ‘s box office hit.
Countdown from August 15, , to February 13, Success in film[ edit ] After his rise in popularity in , Kim continued appearing in big screen projects.
Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times.
She is often involved in various charities to help out underserved youths and broken families in the Ulsan area. Kim’s family moved to Ulsan when she was a child, and she was raised in that city. In , she graduated from SNU with a bachelor’s degree in fashion design. Beginnings[ edit ] In , an advertising executive saw Kim riding the subway, and offered her a modeling job.
Kim appeared in television commercials and print ads, before making her acting debut with a small role in the melodrama Last Present. Kim then turned to film, starring in action fantasy epic The Restless ,   and the romantic comedy Venus and Mars Iris and rising overseas popularity[ edit ] In October Back on the small screen in , Kim played an NIS profiler in the spy action thriller Iris. That year, she also played a horse jockey who dreams of winning the championship in the sports film Grand Prix.
Career resurgence[ edit ] Kim returned to Korean television in , playing a heiress who recovers from a coma with the help of a doctor-for-hire, the titular Yong-pal. They married on January 19,
The real surprise is the wonderful Hidetoshi Nishijima as her bumbly, romantically clueless but insightful bodyguard.
She desperately wants to become a willowy and elegant woman, which is the ideal type of her crush, In Guk-doo, a police officer.
If she were to be found out, her life would be at risk.
Kim Hyun-Joong stated in press conference for ” Boys Over Flowers ” that he learned to be more patient and calm through his acting experience.