Ahn in 2018
June 27, 1992
Seoul, South Korea
|Associated acts||Wonder Girls|
|Revised Romanization||An So-hui|
2007–2013: Wonder GirlsEdit
In 2007, she was revealed as a third member of Wonder Girls, a girl group managed by JYP Entertainment, after two years of training. The group debuted with the single "Irony", featuring Sohee as a dancer and vocalist with the group. The group quickly rose to stardom with their hits "Tell Me", "So Hot" and "Nobody" in less than two years from their debut. Sohee herself earned the title of "Nation's Little Sister". In particular, she is known for her unique catchphrase "Omona" from the song "Tell Me", which became a national craze.
In an official JYP Entertainment announcement, it was revealed that Sohee would not renew her contract with the company, thus ending her six-year membership as part of Wonder Girls. Her contract with the company expired on December 21, 2013.
Acting career and other activitiesEdit
Sohee made her acting debut at the age of 12 with a minor role in a short film The Synesthesia For Overtone Construction directed by Yu Dae-eol in 2004, acting as a deaf girl.
In early 2008, Sohee made her big screen debut alongside Lee Mi-sook and Kim Min-hee in the romantic comedy Hellcats, directed by Kwon Chil-in of Singles. The film is adapted from the popular Korean comic 10, 20 and 30, and is about the views of modern Korean women towards love and life.
In 2014, after leaving Wonder Girls and former agency JYP Entertainment, Sohee signed with the management agency, BH Entertainment. The same year, Sohee starred in tvN's romantic comedy series Heart to Heart, playing an aspiring actress.
In 2016, Sohee starred in South Korea's first zombie movie, Train to Busan, playing a high school student and a loyal supporter of the baseball team. The film premiered in the Midnight Screenings section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2016. and later surpassed 11 million admissions. Despite the film's success, Sohee received criticisms for her acting performance. Later that year, she featured in tvN's Korean remake of the American series Entourage, playing the love interest of Seo Kang-joon's character.
In 2018, Sohee acted as Anu, who is a lively and assertive Mongolian woman with Yeon Woo-jin as Hyuga, a pure-hearted Mongolian man on the short movie Anu and Hyuga, also called as Mongolian Love Story.
|2004||The Synesthesia for Overtone Construction||Deaf girl||Short film|
|2010||The Last Godfather||Singer||Cameo appearance with Wonder Girls|
|2013||Mr. Go||Opening pitcher||Scene was deleted and released in DVD|
|2015||C'est si bon||Cameo|
|2016||Train to Busan||Jin-hee|
|2017||A Single Rider||Ji-na|
|Real||Chinatown sewing room worker||Cameo|
|2018||Anu and Hyuga||Anu||Short film|
|2019||Memories||Mysterious Woman||Short film|
|2007–2008||Show! Music Core||Fixed host||MBC|
|2008||Here He Comes||Mal-hee||Cameo|
|2013||Happy! Rose Day||Ah-reum||KBS2|
|2015||Heart to Heart||Go Se-ro||tvN|
|2019||Welcome to Waikiki 2||Kim Jung-eun||JTBC|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2004||8th SM Youth Best Contest||Best Face 2nd Place||N/A||Won|
|2008||2nd Mnet 20's Choice Awards||Hot School Girl||Won|
|17th Buil Film Awards||Best New Actress||Hellcats||Nominated|
|2017||13th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival Awards (JIMFF)||JIMFF Star Award||Single Rider||Won|
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- "'Hellcats' Is Charmingly Off-Tune". The Korea Times. January 17, 2008.
- "Sohee lands first acting role in drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. July 5, 2013.
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- "Sohee, KeyEast exclusive contract with active warning". TenAsia. September 30, 2015.
- "Main Cast Confirmed for BUSAN BOUND". Korean Film Biz Zone. April 8, 2015.
- "'Train to Busan' to screen at Cannes". koreatimes. May 2, 2016. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
- "Zombie Movie 'Train to Busan' Passes 11 Million-Viewer Mark". The Chosun Ilbo. August 19, 2016. Retrieved December 4, 2016.
- "Ahn Sohee in High Cut; opens up on working with Lee Kwang Soo and oppas [PHOTOS]". International Business Times. October 4, 2016.
- "Sohee cast in Korean remake of 'Entourage'". Korea JoongAng Daily. May 16, 2016.
- "[INTERVIEW] 'My lonely life in US helped me portray my character'". The Korea Times. February 27, 2017.
- "[Lily's Take] "Anu and Huyga" Posters Featuring Ahn So-hee and Yeon Woo-jin @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". www.hancinema.net. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
- "[단독] 문가영x안소희x김예원, '으라차차 와이키키2' 여주 3인방". TV Report (in Korean). November 26, 2018.
- "Samsung's new short film hits 30 mn views in a week – Pulse by Maeil Business News Korea". pulsenews.co.kr (in Korean). Retrieved August 12, 2019.
- "EXO's D.O. and Ahn So-hee first JIMFF Awards winners". Kpop Herald. August 7, 2017.