Han Hye-jin (actress)

Han Hye-jin (Korean한혜진; born October 27, 1981) is a South Korean actress. Han made her breakthrough in 2005 when she starred as a young widow in her 20s working as an outgoing hairdresser in the hit daily drama Be Strong, Geum-soon!.[1] Among her notable leading roles include Soseono in historical epic Jumong,[2] Korea's first female doctor of Western medicine in Jejungwon,[3] and a sharpshooter in the manhwa film adaptation 26 Years.[4][5] She also hosted the popular talk show Healing Camp, Aren't You Happy from 2011 to 2013.[6]

Han Hye-jin
'남자가 사랑할 때' 새해 인사 한혜진.jpg
Born (1981-10-27) October 27, 1981 (age 40)
EducationEunkwang Girls' High School
Seoul Institute of the Arts - Film
OccupationActress
Years active2002–present
AgentNamoo Actors
Spouse(s)
(m. 2013)
Children1
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHan Hye-jin
McCune–ReischauerHan Hyejin

Personal lifeEdit

Han dated singer Naul (from R&B group Brown Eyed Soul) from 2003 to 2012.[7][8]

Han confirmed in March 2013 that she was dating Mallorca midfielder Ki Sung-yueng,[9][10][11] and they announced their engagement two months later.[12][13][14] She is eight years older than her husband.

Both are devout Christians.[15] The couple married on July 1, 2013 at the Hotel Intercontinental Seoul.[16][17][18] They have a daughter, born on September 13, 2015.[19]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year English title Original title Role Note
2001 Magic Thumping  두근두근 쿵쿵 Yoon Mi-ji short film
2002 R. U. Ready? 아 유 레디? Soo ra Cameo
2004 Hi! Dharma 2: Showdown in Seoul 달마야, 서울 가자 Hong Mi-sun Cameo
2010 No Mercy 용서는 없다 Min Seo-young [20]
2012 26 Years 26년 Shim Mi-jin  
Rise of the Guardians   Animation / Korean dubbing[21]
2014 Man in Love 남자가 사랑할 때 Joo Ho-jeong [22]
Late Spring female missionary Cameo

Television seriesEdit

Year English Title Original title Role Network Note
2002 Friends 프렌즈 Park Hye-jin MBC/TBS Korean-Japanese drama
Romance 로망스 Yoon Ji-soo MBC
I Love You Hyun-jung 현정아 사랑해 Hwang Joo-yeon
Inspector Park Mun-su 어사 박문수 So Hwa-ryeon
2003 Something About 1% 1%의 어떤 것 Yoo Hyun-Jin
I Love You 내가 사랑하는 너 Jo hong [23]
Drama City "Sweet 18" 낭랑 18세 Yoon Jeong-suk KBS2
2004 New Human Market 2004 인간시장 Jang Yeon-hee SBS
TV Novel You Are a Star TV소설 그대는 별 Ha In-kyung KBS1
The Age of Heroes 영웅시대 Cheon Tae-hee MBC
2005 Be Strong, Geum-soon! 굳세어라 금순아 Na Geum-soon
2006 Jumong 주몽 So Seo-no
2008 Terroir 떼루아 Lee Woo-joo SBS [24]
2010 Jejungwon 제중원 Yoo Seok-ran
2011 The Thorn Birds 가시나무새 Seo Jeong-eun KBS2 [25]
2012 Syndrome 신드롬 Lee Hae-jo JTBC [26]
2013 One Warm Word 따뜻한 말 한마디 Na Eun-jin SBS [27]
2016 The Doctors 닥터스 Jo Soo-ji Special appearance[28]
2018 Hold Me Tight 손 꼭 잡고, 지는 석양을 바라보자 Nam Hyun-joo MBC [29]
2020 Mothers 외출 Han Jung-Eun tvN Special drama

Variety Show and other TV appearancesEdit

Year Title Network Role Note
2011 KBS Drama Awards KBS Host with Joo Won, Jun Hyun-moo
2011–2013 Healing Camp, Aren't You Happy SBS Host  July 7, 2011 – August 12, 2013
2016–2017 Mom's Diary: My Ugly Duckling SBS Host July 26, 2016 – Februery 13, 2017

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Park, Chung-a (31 August 2005). "Tough Women Win Audiences' Hearts". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2013-01-23.
  2. ^ "Jumong Appeal". The DongA Ilbo. 25 May 2006.
  3. ^ "Han Hye-jin Embraces Challenge of Historical Role". The Chosun Ilbo. 6 February 2010. Retrieved 2013-01-23.
  4. ^ Lee, Jin-ho (15 December 2012). "Interview: Han Hye Jin Says She Starred in ′26 Years′ to Act". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-19.
  5. ^ "Han Hye Jin shows her mature lady aura for 'ALLURE'". Korea Star Daily via Yahoo!. 21 January 2013. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-23.
  6. ^ "Han Hye-jin to leave talk show". Korea JoongAng Daily. 22 June 2013.
  7. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (21 December 2012). "Han Hye Jin and Brown Eyed Soul's Naul End Their Nine-Year-Long Relationship". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-23.
  8. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (24 December 2012). "Han Hye-jin and Naul call it quits". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 25 December 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-23.
  9. ^ Lee, Jin-ho (27 March 2013). "Han Hye Jin Acknowledges She's Dating Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung Yueng". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 14 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-27.
  10. ^ "Ki Sung-yeung, Han Hye-jin Go Public with Relationship". The Chosun Ilbo. 28 March 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-28.
  11. ^ Lee, Sun-min (29 March 2013). "Han Hye-jin explains her relationship with the footballer". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-29.
  12. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (10 May 2013). "Actress-footballer couple confirms July wedding". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-05-11.
  13. ^ "Han Hye-jin, Ki Sung-yueng to Wed This Summer". The Chosun Ilbo. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-14.
  14. ^ Lee, Eun-ah (28 May 2013). "Actress Han Hye-jin and Soccer Star Ki Sung-yueng set Wedding for July 1". 10Asia. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  15. ^ Turner, Robin (2 July 2013). "Swansea City star Ki Sung-Yueng ties the knot with glamorous Han Hye-jin". WalesOnline. Retrieved 2013-12-27.
  16. ^ Lee, Jin-ho (1 July 2013). "Han Hye Jin and Ki Sung Yueng Say They′ll Live Happily After Their Wedding Today". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 4 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  17. ^ "Soccer player Ki marries Han Hye-jin". The Korea Herald. 1 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  18. ^ "Han Hye-jin, Ki Sung-yueng Exchange Marriage Vows". The Chosun Ilbo. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
  19. ^ "Actress Han Hye-jin has a baby girl". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  20. ^ "'No Mercy' marked by dramatic plot twists". Korea JoongAng Daily. 8 January 2010.
  21. ^ Park, So-eun (30 November 2012). "Rise of the Guardians". The Junior Herald. Retrieved 2013-01-23.
  22. ^ "When a gangster falls in love". The Korea Herald. 15 January 2014.
  23. ^ "내가 사랑하는 너". IMBC. 5 September 2003.
  24. ^ "Han Hye-jin in a new wine drama, "Terroir"". Hancinema. Naver. 1 August 2008.
  25. ^ "Actress Han Hye-jin to return to small screen". TenAsia. 12 January 2011.
  26. ^ "Han Hye-jin, Song Chang-eui, Park Geon-hyeong cast in medical series". Asiae. 3 January 2012.
  27. ^ "Han Hye-jin returns to TV". Korea JoongAng Daily. 17 September 2013.
  28. ^ "Han Hye-jin gets guest spot on 'Doctors'". Korea JoongAng Daily. 21 July 2016.
  29. ^ "Actress Han Hye-jin to return to small screen with new MBC drama". Kpop Herald. 26 January 2018.
  30. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (7 December 2012). "Han Hye-jin gets a nod from female activist group". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 19 December 2012. Retrieved 2013-01-23.
  31. ^ "[20′s Choice Awards] Who Won at the 20's Choice Awards?". enewsWorld. 28 June 2012. Archived from the original on 27 August 2017.
  32. ^ "Shin Ha-kyun scores top prize at 2011 KBS Drama Awards". Asiae. 2 January 2012.
  33. ^ Lee, Nancy (31 December 2011). "Yoo Jae Suk Wins Big, Winners from 2011 SBS Entertainment Awards". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
  34. ^ "Ko Hyun-jung wins grand prize at SBS Drama Awards". Asiae. 8 June 2011.
  35. ^ "TV Networks Hand Out Awards". Hancinema. The Korea Times. 1 January 2006.

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