Taejo Wang Geon (TV series)

Taejo Wang Geon (Korean태조 왕건; Hanja太祖 王建; lit.'Great Progenitor Wang Gun') is a 2000 Korean historical period drama. Directed by Kim Jong-sun and starring Choi Soo-jong in the title role of King Taejo.[1][2] The drama aired from April 1, 2000 to February 24, 2002 in a total of 200 episodes. In the scene dealing with the end of Gungye (the 120th episode), it gained a lot of popularity, recording the highest viewership rating of 60.4% in the metropolitan area.[3]

Taejo Wang Geon
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Japanese release promotional image
GenreHistorical period drama
Written byLee Hwan-kyung
Directed byKim Jong-sun
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes200
Production
ProducerKBS PRODUCTION
Running time50 minutes
Release
Original networkKBS1
Original releaseApril 1, 2000 (2000-04-01) –
March 24, 2002 (2002-03-24)

CastEdit

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ExtendedEdit

  • Kim Ha-kyun as Tae Pyeong
  • Jung Tae-woo as Choi Eung
  • Kim Myung-soo as Wang Gyu
  • Jung Kook-jin as Wang Shik Ryum
  • Kil Yong-woo as Bok Ji Gyum
  • Lee Kwang-ki as Shin Gum (Kyun Hwon's son)
    • Kim Young-chan as young Shin Gum
  • Park Sang-jo as Eun Boo
  • Park Ji-young as Choi Ji Mong
  • Jang Hang-sun as Wang Pyung Dal
  • Tae Min-young as Shin Kang
  • No Hyun-hee as Queen Jin Sung
  • Choi Woon Kyo as Geum Dae (Gung Ye's subordinate general)
  • Song Yong-tae as Hong Yoo (Hong Sul)
  • Shin Dong-hoon as Bae Hyun Kyung
  • Kim Ki-bok as Kim Rak
  • Na Han-il as Byun Sa Bu ('Sa Bu' means 'master')
  • Park Young-mok as Ma Sa Bu
  • Jang Soon-gook as Jang Soo Jang ('Soo Jang' means 'captain' or 'leader', 'chief')
  • Lee Dae-ro as Ambassador Do Sun
  • Shim Woo-chang as Yeom Sang
  • Lee Young-ho as Yang Gum
    • Seo Hoo as young Yang Gum
  • Jun Hyun as Geum Kang
  • Kang Jae-il as Chu Heo Jo
  • Kim Si-won as General Soo Dal
  • Seo Young-jin as Ambassador Kyung Bo
  • Lee Il-woong as Oh Da Ryun
  • Seo Sang-shik as Na Chong Rye
  • Baek In-chul as Hwan Sun Gil
  • Choi Joo-bong as Lee Heun Am
  • Park Chul-ho as Ji Hwon
  • Suh Yoon-jae as Ok Yi
  • Im Byung-ki as Shin Deok
  • Geum Bo-ra as Mrs. Park (queen consort of Gyeon-hwon)
  • Jun Byung-ok as Neung Ae
  • Lee Jung-woong as Gong Jik
  • Im Hyuk-joo as Park Young Kyu
  • Han Jung-gook as Choi Pil
  • Shin Gook as Young Soon
  • Choi Byung-hak as Jong Hoon
  • Ki Jung-soo as Pa Dal
  • Kim Joo-young as Kim Wi Hong
  • Lee Byung-wook as Prince Maui
  • Moon Hoe-won as King Gyeong Ae
  • Shin Kwi-sik as King Gyeong Sun
  • Kim Hyo-won as Kim Hyo Jong
  • Yoo Byung-joon as Kim Yool
  • Park Tae-min as Won Geuk Yoo
  • Kim Bong-geun as Park Jil
  • Min Ji-hwan as Kim Haeng Sun
  • Kim Sung-ok as Kang Jang Ja ('Jang Ja' literally means 'old man', it can means 'elder')
  • Park Joo-ah as Mrs. Baek
  • Ahn Dae-yong as Monk Beom Gyo
  • Lee Kye-young as Yoon Shin Dal
  • Kang Man-hee as Jun Yi Gab
  • Kwon Hyuk-ho as Jun Ui Gab
  • Kim Ok-man as Geum Shik
  • Kim Jin-tae as Park Yoo
  • Park Sang-kyu as Kim Soon Shik
  • Lee Chi-woo as Yang Gil
  • Jo Jae-hoon as Im Choon Gil
  • Oh Sung-yul as Ip Jun
  • Jo Yong-tae as Jong Hoe
  • Suh Hyun-suk as Hye Jong
  • Kang In-ki as Yong Gum
  • Yun Woon-kyung as royal household nanny
  • Min Wook as Yoo Geung Dal
  • Jo In-pyo as Kim Un
  • Jang Seo-hee
  • Seo Bum-shik
  • Jang Jung-hee
  • Kim Dong-suk
  • Park Byung-ho
  • Kim Won-bae
  • Kim Tae-hyung

AwardsEdit

2000 KBS Drama Awards

2001 KBS Drama Awards

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "최수종씨, KBS 밀레니엄 사극 '왕건'역 선정". www.chosun.com.
  2. ^ "'암흑시대' 고려사 복원 활발". n.news.naver.com.
  3. ^ "태조 왕건". KBS. Archived from the original on September 8, 2012. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
  4. ^ "[KBS] '왕건'역에 최수종… "차별성 높이 샀다"". www.chosun.com.
  5. ^ "[방송.연예] '태조 왕건' 강비역에 김혜리 선정". 부산일보.

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