Jang Hyun-sung (born July 17, 1970) is a South Korean actor. He started his acting career as a member of the Hakjeon Theatre Company, before transitioning to film and television. Jang is best known for starring in director Song Il-gon's arthouse films such as Spider Forest (2004) and The Magicians (2006), and most notably Feathers in the Wind (2005), for which one review praised him for giving "the performance of his career." He also had major roles in Nabi (The Butterfly) (2001), Rewind (also known as A Man Watching Video, 2003), My Right to Ravage Myself (2005), Love Is a Crazy Thing (2005), and My Friend and His Wife (2008). Aside from acting, Jang was one of the screenwriters for the Moon Seung-wook film Romance (2006).
|Education||Seoul Institute of the Arts – Theater|
|Revised Romanization||Jang Hyeon-seong|
In 2013, Jang and his two sons began appearing in the reality/variety show The Return of Superman (also known as Superman is Back), in which celebrity fathers babysit their children by themselves for 48 hours after sending their wives on a 2-day vacation.
|TBA||Single in Seoul||President of the publishing company|
|2023||Rebound||Yongsan High School Coach|
|Kill Boksoon||Gill Bok-soon's father|
|2020||The Swordsman||King Gwanghae|
|2017||Steel Rain||Jung Se-young|
|2015||The Advocate: A Missing Body||CEO Moon Ji-hoon|
|Love Never Fails||Sang-hyun|
|C'est Si Bon||Lee Jang-hee|
|2013||Hwayi: A Monster Boy||Jin-sung|
|2011||Always||credited for original idea|
|Painkiller (short film||voice|
|2009||Dance of Time||documentary narrator|
|2008||My Friend and His Wife||Ye-joon|
|The Perfect Couple||cameo|
|Romance||also credited as screenwriter|
|2005||Love Is a Crazy Thing||Min-su|
|Princess Aurora||Kim Woo-tae|
|Never to Lose||cameo|
|My Right to Ravage Myself||Sang Hyun|
|Feathers in the Wind||Jang Hyun-sung|
|Ghost House||Park Gi-tae|
|Spider Forest||Choi Sung-hyun|
|2003||The Legend of the Evil Lake|
|Kiss Me Much|
|1997||The Story of an Unemployed Man|
|2013–2014||The Return of Superman||with sons Jang Jun-woo and Jang Jun-seo|
|2021||The Story of the Day Biting the Tail 3||Host|
|2022||Hot Singers||Cast Member|
|2022||To the Beautiful You||Special DJ||February 21|||
|2022||23rd Jeonju International Film Festival||Host of the opening ceremony||with Yoo In-na|||
|Year||English title||Korean title||Role||Ref.|
- Ambassador of the Seoul International Environmental Film Festival (2022)
- 2019 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Kim Jung-nan (Doctor Prisoner)
- 2016 Korea Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award, Actor (Doctors)
- 2015 SBS Drama Awards: Special Award, Actor in a Drama (Heard It Through the Grapevine)
- 2013 SBS Drama Awards: Special Award, Actor in a Weekend Drama (Goddess of Marriage)
- 2007 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama (The Golden Era of Daughters-in-Law)
- 2005 KBS Drama Awards: Best Actor in a One-Act/Special Drama (Leslie Cheung Is Dead?)
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- ^ Paquet, Darcy. "Git (a.k.a. Feathers in the Wind)". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- ^ Kim, Su-gyeong (17 November 2004). 발견! 올해를 빛낸 남자 조연 6인 – 장현성. Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- ^ Lee, Da-hye (17 April 2006). "연기를 하지 않는 법부터 배웠다", <마법사들>의 장현성. Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- ^ Kim, Tae-jong (30 March 2006). "Magicians Plays Tricks on Audience". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (16 October 2013). "Tablo to Babysit Haru on Superman is Back". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- ^ Kim, Tong-hyung (3 October 2013). "Are TV networks protecting child stars?". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
- ^ Jang, Seo-yoon (3 April 2014). 장현성, 냉철함과 위트 사이에 흐르는 따뜻함(인터뷰). TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-04-18.
- ^ Jung Soo-jin (March 31, 2023). "[시네마 데이트] 장항준의 '리바운드', 이기 바로 팀워크 아이가!" [[Cinema Date] Jang Hang-joon's 'Rebound' is a teamwork kid!]. ize (in Korean). Retrieved April 2, 2023 – via Naver.
- ^ "[리뷰] 넷플릭스, 전도연 앞세워 쌍끌이 노리는건가?". 글로벌이코노믹 (in Korean). 2023-02-21. Retrieved 2023-03-31.
- ^ Kim Bo-ra (May 1, 2021). "장현성 '마이썬', 전주국제영화제 코리안시네마 선정…30일 GV 성료". Osen (in Korean). Retrieved May 2, 2021.
- ^ Kim, Bo-ra (October 4, 2022). "연극→영화"…'나를 죽여줘' 장현성·안승균, 장애인+안락사 조명한 웰메이드(종합)[Oh!쎈 현장]" ["Theatre → Movie"... ‘Kill Me’ Jang Hyeon-seong and Ahn Seung-gyun, the disabled + euthanasia well-made (comprehensive) [Oh!]] (in Korean). Osen. Retrieved October 11, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Park Pan-seok (December 12, 2022). "대행사 이보영X조성하X손나은, 첫 대본 연습부터 싱크로율 100%" [Agency Lee Bo-young X Jo Seong-ha X Son Na-eun, 100% synchro rate from the first script practice] (in Korean). OSEN. Retrieved December 12, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Yoo, Jeong-min (December 1, 2022). "3인칭 복수' 서혜린, 변화무쌍 열연…장현성 향한 '센스 갑' 내조" ['Third Person Revenge' Seo Hye-rin, ever-changing hot acting... 'Sense Gap' for Jang Hyun-sung]. iMBC (in Korean). Retrieved December 1, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Yoo Jung-min (August 26, 2022). "장현성, 드라마 '슈룹' 합류...'야망 가득 전략가'로 변신" (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved August 26, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Choi Ji-yeon] (August 1, 2022). "김민재, 시침 중 안내상 사망·부친 장현성 타살→궁중음모 희생양 ('유세풍') [종합]" [Kim Min-jae, Ahn Nae-sang died while handing, his father Jang Hyeon-seong was murdered → The victim of a royal conspiracy ('Yoo Se-poong') [General]] (in Korean). OSEN. Retrieved August 1, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Lee Min-ji (July 15, 2021). "멜랑꼴리아' 진경-최대훈→장현성-변정수, 황금 라인업 완성(공식)" [‘Melancholia’ Jin-Kyung-Choi Dae-Hoon → Jang Hyun-Sung-Byeon Jeong-Soo completes the golden lineup]. Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved July 15, 2021 – via Naver.
- ^ Park Soo-in (July 9, 2021). "장현성 '홍천기' 합류, 4년 만 사극 복귀(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved July 9, 2021 – via Naver.
- ^ "Jang Hyun-sung Joins Travel Romance Drama "Twelve Nights"". Sports Chosun. June 13, 2018 – via Hancinema.
- ^ Kim No-eul (September 24, 2021). "[단독]정규 편성 '꼬꼬무' 장항준 하차→장현성 새 MC 합류" [[Exclusive] Regular formation ‘Kkokomu’ Jang Hang-jun gets off → Jang Hyun-seong joins new MC]. Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved September 24, 2021 – via Naver.
- ^ Park Soo-in (February 8, 2022). "김영옥→나문희, 시니어 합창단 도전기 '뜨거운 씽어즈' 출격" [Kim Young-ok → Na Moon-hee, senior choir challenger ‘Hot Singers’ scramble] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Lee Jin-wook (February 17, 2022). "믿보배' 장현성, CBS음악FM '아름다운 당신에게' 스페셜 DJ" ['Reliable Baby' Jang Hyun-seong, CBS Music FM 'To the Beautiful You' special DJ] (in Korean). Nocut News. Retrieved February 17, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Ryu Ji-yoon (April 23, 2022). "장현성·유인나, 제23회 JIFF 개막식 사회자로 나선다" [Hyunseong Jang and Inna Yoo to host the 23rd JIFF Opening Ceremony] (in Korean). Dailyan. Retrieved April 23, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Kang Jin-ah (August 9, 2022). "50년간 이어진 '러브레터'…박정자·오영수·배종옥·장현성 출연" [50 years of 'Love Letter'... Starring Park Jung-ja, Oh Young-soo, Bae Jong-ok, Jang Hyeon-seong] (in Korean). Newsis. Retrieved August 9, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ Kim Soo-jin (May 10, 2022). "장현성 서울국제환경영화제 홍보대사 '에코프렌즈' 위촉" [Jang Hyun-seong appointed as ambassador for Seoul International Environmental Film Festival 'Eco Friends] (in Korean). MT Star News. Retrieved May 10, 2022 – via Naver.
- ^ "Winners Of 2019 KBS Drama Awards".