Im Ho (Korean임호; born January 27,1970)[2] is a South Korean actor, best known for his roles mostly as an emperor in historical dramas. His notable roles were included in the television series Jang Hui-bin (1995) and Jewel in the Palace (2003).[3]

Im Ho
Born (1970-01-27) January 27, 1970 (age 54)
OccupationActor
Years active1993—present
AgentRaemongRaein[1]
Korean name
Hangul
임호
Hanja
Revised RomanizationIm Ho
McCune–ReischauerIm Ho

Personal life

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Im graduated from Chung-Ang University with a bachelor's degree in theater and film.[3] Im's father is the late screenwriter Im Chung, who wrote Jang Hui-bin, among other television and film scripts.[4]

Filmography

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Films

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  • Ghost Taxi as Byeong-su (2000)
  • My Sassy Girl as the Blind Date guy
  • Don't Tell Papa as Borisu (2004)
  • Clementine as O Ji-hun (2004)
  • February 29 as Bak Hyeong-sa (2006)
  • Secret Love as hairstylist (2010)
  • Earth Rep Rolling Series as Elvis (2010)

Source: Korean Movie Database[5]

Television

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Entrance sign depicting Im Ho as King Jungjong on display at the Dae Jang Geum Theme Park.

Television show

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Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2016 King of Mask Singer Contestant (Good Luck Examinee) Episode 85
2022 Time to change my body Host with Seol Soo-hyun [9]

Theater

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Year English title Korean title Role Ref.
2022 The Disloyal Cry 불효자는 웁니다 Jin Ho [10]
Love Letter 러브레터 Andy [11]

References

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  1. ^ "배우 임호, 래몽래인과 전속계약 체결". Yonhap News Agency (in Korean). 2016-05-20. Archived from the original on 2016-10-06. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  2. ^ "배우 임호, 띠동갑 디자이너와 내년 결혼". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 2009-08-10. Archived from the original on 2018-09-27. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  3. ^ a b Park, Myeong-gi (2009-10-23). "[스타 재테크] 임호 '왕의 재테크 전략은 인맥활용'". JoonAng Ilbo (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2018-09-26. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  4. ^ Park, Gwang-su (2017-10-28). "드라마 '장희빈' 작가 임충, 폐암 투병 끝 별세". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2018-09-26. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  5. ^ "Lim Ho". Korean Movie Database. Archived from the original on 2018-09-27. Retrieved 2018-09-26.
  6. ^ Kang, Seo-jeong (February 15, 2024). '수지맞은 우리' 선우재덕·김희정·윤다훈 등 대체불가 '믿보배' 중견 라인업 ['We Are In Trouble' mid-sized lineup of irreplaceable 'trustworthy treasures' including Seonwoo Jae-deok, Kim Hee-jung, and Yoon Da-hoon] (in Korean). Osen. Archived from the original on March 9, 2024. Retrieved March 9, 2024 – via Naver.
  7. ^ Shin Ji-won (October 11, 2022). "임호, 남성진의 석연치 않은 죽음 의심...김영옥, 커피잔 꺠뜨리며 '극도의 불안감'('태풍의 신부')" [Lim-ho, Suspicion of Nam-jin's unexpected death... Kim Young-ok, 'extreme anxiety' ('Bride of the Typhoon')] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Archived from the original on October 11, 2022. Retrieved October 11, 2022 – via Naver.
  8. ^ Son Ji-ah (January 26, 2022). "임호·김강현, '대통령 정약용' 캐스팅" [Lim Ho and Kim Kang-hyun cast as ‘President Jeong Yak-yong] (in Korean). MK Sports. Archived from the original on January 26, 2022. Retrieved January 26, 2022 – via Naver.
  9. ^ Kim Hyun-sook (June 3, 2022). "임호·설수현, '내 몸을 바꾸는 시간' MC 발탁…5일 첫방" [Lim Ho and Seol Soo-hyun to be selected as MCs for 'Time to Change My Body'... 5 days first] (in Korean). Newsis. Archived from the original on June 3, 2022. Retrieved June 3, 2022 – via Naver.
  10. ^ Yoo Byung-cheol (March 14, 2022). "4월 개막 명품 악극 '불효자는 웁니다', ?임하룡X양금석X임호 등 압도적 황금 캐스팅 라인업 공개" [The overwhelming golden casting lineup, including the masterpiece musical drama 'The Disloyal Cry', Lim Ha-ryong, Yang Geum-seok, and Lim-ho, opened in April] (in Korean). Korea Economy TV. Archived from the original on March 14, 2022. Retrieved March 14, 2022 – via Naver.
  11. ^ Kang Jin-ah (July 26, 2022). "하희라, 14년만에 연극 무대…임호와 '러브레터" [Ha Hee-ra, the first stage in 14 years... Imho and 'Love Letter] (in Korean). Newsis. Archived from the original on July 26, 2022. Retrieved July 26, 2022 – via Naver.