Han Soo-yeon (Korean한수연; born April 24, 1983) is a South Korean actress best known for her roles in Korean dramas, Pure Love (2013) and Love in the Moonlight (2016).

Han Soo-yeon
Born (1983-04-24) April 24, 1983 (age 40)
NationalitySouth Korean
EducationSungkyunkwan University
AgentSteit Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationHan Soo-yeon
McCune–ReischauerHan Su-yǒn

Early life and education edit

Han was born in South Korea, and moved with her mother and sister to Budapest, Hungary in 1990, where her mother studied classical singing at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music. She began primary school in Budapest and learned to speak Hungarian fluently. The family moved back to South Korea in 1998. She then studied at Sungkyunkwan University, and after graduation appeared in television commercials, dramas and films.[1]

Career edit

Han's first major role was in Our Fantastic 21st Century (너와 나의 21세기, Neowa naui 21 segi), an independent film directed by Ryu Hyeong-ki. She became known for her role in daily drama, Pure Love (일말의 순정, Ilmarui sunjeong), which ran from February to August 2013, on KBS2.[1][2]

Filmography edit

Film edit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 The World of Silence Jung Yoo-jin
2008 Drawing Paper
2008 Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do Dong-hee
2008 Modern Boy Modern girl
2009 Our Fantastic 21st Century Soo-young
2010 Loveholic Kyeong-rin
2011 Hanji Da-young
2011 Moby Dick Seo Eun-sook
2011 Officer of the Year Hyun-sook
2012 The Strangers Yeon-hee
2015 Bad Man Na Yoo-mi [3]
2017 The King
2019 Real Culprit [4]
TBA Hwapyeong Spot Young-hee's mother [5]
Amazing Story – Meet You Again Lee Hwa-young [6]

Television edit

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Pure Love Ha So-yeon
2014 World Theme Journey (Themes Around the World, 세계테마기행) - Hungary Self
2014 Hi! School - Love On Teacher Choi So-jin
2016 Love in the Moonlight Queen Kim
2016 The Vampire Detective Yeon Joo
2018 Your Honor Bang Woo-jeong
2020 Flower of Evil Jung Mi-Sook [7]
2020–2021 Cheat on Me If You Can Park Hye-kyeong [8]
2022 Kill Heel Ham Shin-ae [9]
2023 Brain Works Jung In-young Cameo[10]
Pandora: Beneath the Paradise Hong Yu-ra [11]

Web series edit

Year Title Role Ref.
2022 The King of Pigs Park Min-joo [12]

Television shows edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2022 World Theme Tour Host Episode Saipan and Guam [13]

Ambassadorship edit

  • Consult the Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Affairs policy (2022)[14]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Csing Csang Csungnak csúfoltak" [They called me Ching Chong] (in Hungarian). Index.hu. 2014-07-12. Retrieved 2014-07-14. English Translation by Hellokpop
  2. ^ 한수연 헝가리어 화제, 알고보니 9년간 헝가리 거주 ‘해외파’ (in Korean). Financial News. 2014-02-12. Retrieved 2014-07-14.
  3. ^ "Bad Man (2015)". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2022-05-07.
  4. ^ "REAL CULPRIT with SONG Sae-byeok and YOO Sun Enters Production". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  5. ^ Kang In-gwi (August 27, 2021). "한수연, 영화 '화평반점' 캐스팅… 미용사 영희엄마 연기" [Han Su-yeon, cast in the movie 'Hwapyeong Spot'... Young-hee's mother acting as a hairdresser]. Money S (in Korean). Retrieved August 27, 2021 – via Naver.
  6. ^ Noh Kyu-min (November 23, 2021). "[공식] 한수연, 영화 '어메이징 스토리' 주연 발탁" [[Official] Han Soo-yeon to star in the movie 'Amazing Story] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved November 23, 2021 – via Naver.
  7. ^ "한수연 '친애하는 판사님께' 합류 "사연 지닌 미스터리 여인 역"". Newsen (in Korean). July 4, 2018. Retrieved July 14, 2018.
  8. ^ "If You Cheat, You Die (2020)". Korean Drama. 2 July 2020.
  9. ^ Ahn Byung-gil (December 29, 2021). "한수연, tvN 새 드라마 '킬힐' 합류 [공식]" [Han Soo-yeon joins tvN's new drama 'Kill Hill' [Official]] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved December 29, 2021 – via Naver.
  10. ^ Son Bong-seok (December 30, 2022). "배우 한수연, '두뇌공조' 특별 출연···전설의 기타리스트 아내 정인영 역" [Actress Han Soo-yeon, special appearance in 'Brain Cooperation'... as Jung In-young, the wife of a legendary guitarist] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved December 30, 2022 – via Naver.
  11. ^ Lee, Jun-hyun (February 2, 2023). "한수연, '판도라 : 조작된 낙원' 합류…이지아 친언니 役" [Han Soo-yeon joins 'Pandora: Fabricated Paradise'... Lee Ji-ah's older sister] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved February 4, 2023 – via Naver.
  12. ^ Yoo Byung-cheol (September 15, 2021). "한수연, 티빙 오리지널 '돼지의 왕' 김동욱 아내 박민주 역 합류" [Han Su-yeon joins Teabing's original 'The King of Pigs' as Kim Dong-wook's wife, Park Min-joo]. Korea Economy TV (in Korean). Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via Naver.
  13. ^ Yoo Jeong-min (July 20, 2022). "한수연, '세계테마기행' 사이판·괌 편 출연→흥미로운 큐레이팅 '눈길" [Han Su-yeon, appearing in Saipan and Guam editions of ‘World Theme Tour’ → Interesting curating ‘eyes] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved July 20, 2022 – via Naver.
  14. ^ Kim Won-gyeom (July 7, 2022). "독립운동가 후손' 한수연, 국가보훈처 정책자문위원 위촉" [Descendants of independence activists’ Han Su-yeon appointed as a policy advisor to the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs] (in Korean). spoTV News. Retrieved July 7, 2022 – via Naver.

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