Friday, February 18, 2011

Lee Da Hae

Lee Da Hae and her family moved to Sydney, Australia, for five years, and she graduated from Burwood Girls High School before debuting as an actress in Korea. She now lives with her mother in Seoul while her father and brother still reside in Sydney, Australia. Besides acting, Lee Da Hae's other passion is traditional Korean dance. She has performed many times in front of small audiences in Australia.
In 2008, following Yoon Eun Hye’s signing event for Zipel refrigerator, Samsung continues to hold another signing event for those who buy Kimchi Hauzen freezer. She was also later cast in the 2008 hit action drama East of Eden alongside Yun Jung Hoon and Song Seung Hun. Not much later Lee went to the emergency room. She had collapsed because her busy schedule along with her excessive workouts at the gym resulted in severe fatigue. But Lee Da Hye had shockingly announced her departure from the drama due to health reasons and decided to leave in Episode 40, which was aired January 14. Lee's character, Min Hye Rin, will embark for overseas studies in America, effectively marking the exit of Lee Da Hye in a natural manner and was eventually replaced by Hwang Jung Eum.
In 2009, Lee Da Hae accomplished a number of things. She went on vacation with her mother in January, moved to J. Tune Entertainment where she worked under the same roof with Rain and modelled for Swarovski Spring/Summer Collection.
She also filmed the scandalous love-themed music video "Dance For Two" with Taiwanese singer, rapper, actor, Wilber Pan.
Lee Da Hae is set to make her film debut in a 3D Korean movie titled 'Song of Spring’; she will star alongside Lee Sung Jae and Ahn Sung Ki. She plays the role of the female lead named Ara, a dancer

Kim Tae Hee

Name: Kim Tae-hee
Korean name:

DOB: March 29, 1980
Birth place: Ulsan, South Korea
Height: 165cm
Blood type: O
Profession: Actress
Kim Tae-hee is one of the most popular Korean actresses; famous for her role in TV drama “Love Story in Harvard”.
Kim Tae-hee made her entertainment debut as a model in late 90s, before started acting in some cameo roles.
Kim’s breakthrough came in 2003 with popular drama “Stairway to Heaven”, co-starring Kwon Sang-woo and Choi Ji-woo. Kim played the bad character in the drama, but her appearance and acting has won her many fans.
Kim Tae-hee then landed a leading role in “Forbidden Love” before starring in “Love Story in Harvard” (LSIH) alongside Kim Rae-won in 2005. LSIH was a great hit in Korea and some Asian countries, and Kim becomes a regional superstar.
LSIH is Kim’s last drama to date; she starred in movie “The Restless” in 2006… a huge budget movie that ended in disappointment. Her latest movie is “Quarrel” (Ssawoom) which is premiering in December 2007.
Kim Tae-hee has been featuring in lots of commercial films; lots of her CF are well received by fans and consumers, but there are critics arguing that she should spend more time on acting in real dramas and movies instead of all the commercials.
One undeniable fact though, Kim Tae-hee still remains as one of the most popular Korean actresses in Asia.
In 2009, Kim acted in the drama IRIS as Choi Seung Hee alongside Lee Byung-Hun who played Kim Hyun Jun.
Kim Tae Hee is also widely known and popular for her natural beauty and has been dubbed by most of Korea's population as "The Most Beautiful Korean Woman."
In 2011, she began acting as the lead in the new MBC drama My Princess alongside Song Seung-heon. My Princess began airing on January 5, 2011.
Kim has a younger brother Lee Wan, who is making himself known through a series of dramas, including Swallow the Sun. He even worked with her on the drama series Stairway to Heaven, where he played her young character's young older brother.
Kim graduated from Seoul National University (major in Fashion Design).

Song Hye Kyo

Name: Song Hye-kyo (Song Hye-gyo, Song Hae-kyo)
Korean name:

Chinese name:
宋慧乔 (宋惠喬)
Nickname: Hakkyo (means school in Korean)
Birthdate: November 22, 1981
Birthplace: South Korea
Height: 161cm
Bloodtype: A
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family member: Parents
Education: Sejong University (didn’t finish)
Profession: Actress
Hobbies: Shopping, movies, music, stitching-knitting and perfumes collecting
When Song Hye-kyo was born, she was sick and her parents and doctor thought she would never make it. Miraculously Hye-kyo survived and her parents only registered her birth on February 26, 1982.
Song Hye-kyo was introduced into the entertainment world when she won the MTM model contest in 1996 and started appearing on some TV shows; she was just 15.
Song Hye-kyo breakthrough was in 2000 with popular TV drama “Autumn In My Heart” (also known as “Autumn Tale” or “Endless Love”) starring alongside Song Seung-hun and Won-bin.
Not only did she become one of the most popular actresses in Korea, the sad-romance drama swept across Asia… Song Hye-kyo and her co-actors became Asian superstar.
Song Hye-kyo starred in another Asian hit South Korean TV drama “Hotelier” in 2001 and once again won her fans with her performance in 2003 with “All In,” where she met Lee Byung-hun and started a relationship that ended in 2005.
Song Hye-kyo co-starred with rising Korean pop-singer Rain (Bi) in 2004 TV drama “Full House” and unsurprisingly, she won the heart of Asian fans once again.
Song Hye-kyo is also a popular face for TV commercials, and she starred her first movie in 2005 “My Girl and I” with Cha Tae-hyun. Her movie adventure was however not as successful as her TV adventure, but she is not giving up.
Song Hye-kyo has just finished filming her latest movie based on the real life story of a 16th century kisaeng, “Hwang Jin-i.”

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Jo In Sung



Nama: Jo In-sung (Jo In-seong)
• Tarikh lahir: July 28, 1981
• Tinggi: 185cm
• Berat badan: 70kg
• Jenis darah: B
• Pekerjaan: Pelakon


• Keluarga: Ibubapa dan seorang adik lelaki
• Pendidikan: Donggu University (jurusan seni persembahan)
• Kemahiran: Taekwondo, Basketball
• Hobi: Menghimpun topi
• Debut: December 1998 Georgio model

• Mean Streets (SBS, 2006)
• Spring Day (SBS, 2005)
• What Happened in Bali (SBS, 2004)
• Shoot for the star (SBS, 2002)
• Daemang (SBS, 2002) cameo
• Piano (SBS, 2002)
• New Nonstop 2 (MBC, 2002) sitcom
• Drama City "Like An Innocent Comic" (KBS2, 2001)
• School 3 (KBS1, 2001)

• Love of South & North
• Classic
• Madeleine
• Public Toilet

Jo In-seong was born and raised in Cheonho-dong, Gangdong-gu, and Seoul, South Korea.He started his acting career by taking a role in popular daytime sitcom nonstop. Eventually he was cast in a minor role in his first TV drama, Piano, on SBS, co-starring Ko Soo as his stepbrother. However, he began to gain fame with his main role in the series To Shoot the Star. He was acclaimed for his portrayal of an illiterate actor. After that he starred in the hit Korean movie The Classic, in which he played "Sang-min", a man who is unable to show his love to "Ji-Hye" (Son Ye-jin).
In 2004, he was back in TV dramas again in Something Happened in Bali, with the actress Ha Ji-won. This TV drama also achieved high ratings, and he received prizes for Best Kiss and Best Tears at the SBS Awards. In 2005, he played 'Eun Sob' in Spring Days opposite Ji Jin-hee (a famous actor from Dae Jang Geum). Eun Sob is a doctor who has an unpleasant past with his mother and his stepfather. Eun Sob is also in love with a girl who loves his brother (Ji Jin-hee). In 2005 he was in the movie A Dirty Carnival, in which he played Byung-doo, a charismatic and yet gentle small-time gangster who seeks a happier life. In December 2008, Jo In-seong returned to the screens with A Frozen Flower. He began serving his two-year mandatory military service in April 2009.

Hyori Lee

Name: Hyo-Ri, Hyori, Hyolee
Birthday: May 10, 1979
Birthplace: Choong Book
Height: 166 cm.
Weight: 47 kg.
Blood Type: A
Religion: Christian
Family: Mom, dad, 1 older brother, 1 older sister
School: Gook Min University, 2nd year
Childhood Dream: Police Officer
Hobbies/Special Talent: Drawing/Acting
Favorite Part of Body: Her long, straight hair
Ideal Guy: Someone who leaves a good first impression
Motto: Let's do the best we can in everything
Hobbies: Drawing, Acting
Customs: Laughs often, low temper
Complex: Long black hair, cute eyes
Most precious thing: Famly
First love: Elemetary school, there was a boy who did everything so well
Favorite food: Anything, but specially crackers covered with chocolate
Favorite color: White
Favorite Singer: Mariah Carey, Brandy
Favorite Songs: Mostly Ballad and R&B;

Hyori was the youngest of three children born to her parents. She is a Korean Pop singer, who leads the Korean female band Fin.K.L. (Fine Killing Liberty). She was discovered while taking pictures in a photo booth and was made into the leader of Fin.K.L.

Not only is Hyori a singer, but she is also in many commercials and some Asian movies. She represents Samsung, FR Jeans, GGPX New York, Biotherm Korea, G-Market, Dove (company), Delmonte and Samsachun. Her debut solo album in 2003, named Stylish E., was well received in Korea. At the Korean music awards, Hyori Lee won over seven "artist of the year" awards. She released another album with Fin. K.L. in October 2005, but this album was only released online. In 2006, Hyori released her second solo album, titled Dark Angel. The first single of this album, "Get Ya," was accused of plagiarizing Britney Spear's "Why Don't You Do Something

Ha Ji Won

Name: 하지원 / Ha Ji Won
Real name: 전해림 / Jeon Hae Rim
Profession: Actress and singer
Birthdate: 1979-Jun-28
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 168cm
Weight: 46kg
Star sign: Cancer
Blood type: A
Education: Dan Gook University

Drama Series:
- Hwang Jin Yi (KBS2, 2006)
- What Happened in Bali (SBS, 2004)
- Damo (MBC, 2003)
- Dragon’s Tears (KBS)
- Love That’s Bigger Than Love (MBC)
- School 2 (KBS)
- Days in the Sun (KBS, 2002)
- Life is Beautiful (KBS2, 2001)
- Secret (MBC, 2000)

- My Love By My Side (2009)
- Haeundae (2009)
- Seven Remedies (2008)
- Fool/BA:BO (2008)
- His Last Gift (2007, cameo)
- Sex is Zero 2 (2007, cameo)
- Miracle on 1st Street/1st Miracle (2007)
- Duelist (2005)
- Daddy Long Legs (2005)
- All For Love (2005, cameo)
- Love So Divine (2004)
- Bunshinsaba/Ouija Board (2004)
- 100 Days with Mr. Arrogant (2004)
- Reversal of Fortune (2003)
- Sex is Zero (2002)
- Phone (2002)
- The Scissors (2000)
- Ditto (2000)
- Truth Game (2000)
- Nightmare (2000)


Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Jang Nara

Date of birth: Mar 18, 1981
Profession : Actress, Singer,

As a child, Jang spent most of her childhood in her birthplace, Seoul, but appeared with her father in a play, Les Miserables, in her primary school days, thus sparking her interest to become an actress. Jang also went on to become an advertisement model for some CF advertisements in her high school days before entering into the Department of Theater, the Faculty of the Art in Chungang University around March 2000.

Jang also moved into singing by releasing her first album with the title song, "Burying My Face In Tears", and selling 300,000 copies in the process. According to fans, the song was applauded as harmonized native melody line and her native vocal. Her pop ballad style song, Confession and the April Story, was ranked at the top in various music charts.

Jang also has a successful acting career, in which she appears in a TV Sitcom, "New Nonstop", with famous Korean young stars such as Park Kyung-lim and Yang Dong Gun. Together with Jang Hyuk, she also played the leading role in a record-breaking TV drama, "Successful Story of a Bright Girl", which recorded very high audience rating.

In recent years, she has starred in a drama in China, called "Bratty Princess". Being the lead actress, she has attracted much affection from Chinese speaking fans and has become quite popular in Chinese speaking countries in Asia. She has also released a few Chinese language CDs. Her first Chinese album was a huge success in china, featuring her previously released Korean songs translated into Chinese. The Chinese versions of "Sweet Dream", "It's Probably Love" and "I'm After All A Woman" (frequently cited as "I'm a Woman Too") have become very popular on radio throughout Asia. She has performed many concerts in China, often singing both Korean and Chinese songs. Jang also does some charity work, such as sending free powdered milk to the hungry North Korean children. She also works with the FHI Charity organization.

Recently, Jang held a fund raising concert for child patients of leukemia in China. The Jang Foundation was established from the money raised during Jang's fan club meeting at her June 9 concert in Beijing, which was held to mark the 15th year of Korean-Chinese diplomatic relations.