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Baek Yoon Shik

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Baek Yoon Shik

Name: 백윤식 / Baek Yoon Shik (Baek Yun Sik)
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1947-Mar-16
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Star sign: Pisces
Blood type: B
Family: Son/actor Baek Do Bin & Baek Seo Bin
Talent agency: Namoo Actors

TV Shows

Immortal Classic (Channel A, 2012)
Deep Rooted Tree (SBS, 2011)
Harvest Villa (TVN, 2010)
Hero (MBC, 2009)
Apgujeong House 압구정 종갓집 (SBS, 2003, sitcom)
Jang Hee Bin (KBS, 2002)
Ladies of the Palace (SBS, 2001)
Duk Yi (SBS, 2000)
Until the Azalea Blooms 진달래꽃 필때까지 (KBS2, 1998)
A Bluebird Has It 파랑새는 있다 (KBS2, 1997)
Jang Nok Soo (KBS, 1995)
War And Love 전쟁과 사랑 (MBC, 1995)
Han Myeong Hoe 한명회 (KBS, 1994)
The Moon of Seoul 서울의 달 (MBC, 1994)
Independence Gate 독립문 (KBS1, 1984)

Yoo Seung Ho

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Yoo Seung Ho

Name: 유승호 / Yoo Seung Ho
Nickname: Little So Ji Sub
Birthdate: 1993-Aug-17
Profession: Actor and model
Star sign: Leo
Blood type: A
Family: Older sister
Made his debut in the 2000 MBC mini-drama “Fish Bones”
He appeared in Brown Eyes’ “Don’t Go, Don’t Go” MV alongside Lee Se Na.

TV Series

Arang and the Magistrate (MBC, 2012)
Operation Proposal (CSTV, 2012)
Warrior Baek Dong Soo (SBS, 2011)
Flames of Ambition (MBC, 2010)
God of Study (KBS2, 2010)
You’re Beautiful (SBS, 2009) cameo
Queen Seon Duk (MBC, 2009)
The King and I (SBS, 2007)
The Legend (MBC, 2007)
Alien Sam (2006)
Sad Love Song (MBC, 2005)
Precious Family (KBS2, 2004)
The Immortal Lee Soon-Shin (KBS1, 2004)
Sweet Buns (MBC, 2004)
Love Letter (MBC, 2003)
Daddy Fish (MBC, 2000)

Soompi Weekly High Five – January Week 4

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 Soompi Weekly High Five – January Week 4

Worried you might have missed out any important news in the week of Korean entertainment? Get comfortable and ready to scroll as we go through the best news and articles of this week in music, drama, variety and fashion.

This is your Weekly High Five (Beta Version)!

-=News=-

1. Kara’s Nicole Quietly Goes to the U.S.A. to Prepare for Solo Comeback

2. Sasaeng Fan Sells EXO Members’ Underwear

Lyn Appears on Chinese Variety Show for the First Time

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Lyn Appears on Chinese Variety Show for the First Time

Lyn has been fairly busy in recent times. She has appeared on various variety shows such as “Radio Star” and “Immortal Song 2.” Now she is expanding her activities overseas, appearing on a Chinese variety show for the first time.

On April 10, Lyn appeared at a recording at the Chinese channel “Zhejiang TV” for their show “I Love to Remember the Lyrics” as a Korean representative. The show first started airing 2007 and since that time, it has been a popular music show featuring various famous guests. Korean guests have also frequented the show in past years, with actor Jang Geun Seuk and Miss A appearing on the show during the last couple years.

"Yi Sun-sin is my teacher": admiral comes to life on comic book pages

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The cover of Onrie Kompan”s graphic novel about Admiral Yi. In total, 33,000 copies of the constituent comic books have been sold in the U.S. (image courtesy of Onrie Kompan)

“People must understand that nothing is impossible. When you put your mind to something, you can achieve anything. Yi Sun-sin is a living testament to this belief”.So said Onrie Kompan, a 31-year-old U.S. comic book creator living in Chicago. He made the four-volume comic book miniseries “Yi Soon Shin: Warrior and Defender” about the life of Admiral Yi, as he was impressed with the military man”s story after watching a TV historical drama “The Immortal Yi Soon Shin” about the admiral when he was in college. A total of 12 comic books, all of it printed in color, have been published. The first series” graphic novel narrates the story of Admiral Yi who fought in the bloody war that began with the Japanese invasion of Korea in the late 16th century. The seventh series will be published in December.Some readers wrote in their reviews that the vibrant colors and the art work revived the hero from 400 years ago.

Exclusive: Fly to the Sky Celebrates 15th Anniversary with LA Concert

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Exclusive: Fly to the Sky Celebrates 15th Anniversary with LA Concert

 

On November 29th, the famous R&B duo Fly to the Sky held a concert entitled Masterpiece of the Legends. The fantastic duo held the concert to celebrate their 15th anniversary since debut. Ballad singer Gummy was a guest at the concert which was held at the Pasadena Civic Center, outside of Los Angeles, California.

Before the concert started, Brian and Hwanhee held both a fan meeting and press conference. Fans had the opportunity to win raffle prizes, which included signed CD’s and even a trip to South Korea. Perhaps even more importantly, fans got the chance to shake hands or hug Brian and Hwanhee. The fan meeting also included and Q&A session with fans.

Yoon Eun Hye Expresses Embarrassment Over Acceptance Speech Mistake

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Yoon Eun Hye Expresses Embarrassment Over Acceptance Speech Mistake

On October 20, Yoon Eun Hye posted on her Twitter, “News. I’m embarrassed about my mistake. Coming down the stairs, I was so nervous I forgot everything. My mind went blank.. But still, thank you to everyone who supported me. I’ll return it from a more humble place. The love I’ve received.”

At the 10th Anniversary Hallyu Awards that was held in Japan on October 19, Yoon Eun Hye was presented with the Korean Drama Excellence Award for the Female Actor category. While delivering her acceptance speech in Japanese, she completely forgot what she was saying, and was forced to resume reading her speech from her palm.

Choi Jin Sil

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Choi Jin Sil

Name: 최진실 / Choi Jin-shil (Choe/Chae Jin-sil)
Chinese name : 崔眞實
Nickname: Miser
Profession: Actress
Birthdate: 1968-Dec-24
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Star sign: Capricorn
Blood type: O
Family: Divorced from baseball player Jo Sung Min. 2 children
Hobby: Swimming, Drawing
Education: Sun-Il Girls’ High School
Family: Brother/singer/actor Choi Jin Young and two children

Choi Seol Ri

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Choi Seol Ri

Name: 최설리 / Choi Seol Ri (Choi Sul Li)
Also known as: Sulli
Real name: 최진리 / Choi Jin Ri
Profession: Singer, actress, MC, and model
Birthdate: 1994-Mar-29
Birthplace: Yangsan, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Height: 167cm
Star sign: Aries
Talent agency: S.M. Entertainment
KPOP group: f(x)

TV Shows

To the Beautiful You (SBS, 2012)
Welcome to the Show (SBS, 2011)
Drama City (KBS2, 2007)
Vacation (SBS, 2006)
Love Needs a Miracle (SBS, 2005) cameo
Ballad Of Suh Dong (SBS, 2005)

Eugene Kim

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Eugene Kim

Stage name: Eugene
Real name: 김유진 / Kim Yoo Jin (Gim Yu Jin)
Nickname: Panda
Profession: Singer and actress
Birthdate: 1981-Mar-03
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea (grew up in Guam)
Height: 160cm
Weight: 47kg
Star sign: Pisces
Blood type: A
Family: Husband/actor Ki Tae Young and one younger sister
Education: Sang Soo Elementary School, Agatha Johnston Middle School, JFK High School, K.F.S (Korean Foreign School)
Hobbies: Collecting albums and athletics
Specialty: Playing piano, drawing, writing, interior design and photography
Languages: Korean, English and Chamorro
Religion: Christianity (Protestant)
Kpop group: Singer of S.E.S

Go Doo Shim

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Go Doo Shim

Name: 고두심 / Go Doo Shim (Ko Du Sim)
Profession: Actress
Birthdate: 1951-May-22
Height: 161cm
Star sign: Gemini
Blood type: A
Education: Jeju Girls High School

TV Series

Immortal Classic (Channel A, 2012)
If Tomorrow Comes (SBS, 2011)
The Peak (MBC, 2011)
Sparkling (MBC, 2011)
Please Marry Me (KBS2, 2010)
Merchant Kim Man Deok (KBS1, 2010)
Let’s Not Divorce (MBC, 2009)
Swallow the Sun (SBS, 2009)
Chunja’s Happy Events (MBC, 2008)
Kaikyo (NHK, 2007)
Kimcheed Radish Cubes (MBC, 2007)
Blissful Woman (KBS2, 2007)
The Snow Queen (KBS2, 2006)
How Much Love (MBC, 2006)
Seoul 1945 (KBS1, 2006)
The Youth in Bare Foot (MBC, 2005)
Best Mother (SBS, 2005)
Han River Ballad (MBC, 2004)
You are a Star (KBS1, 2004)
More Beautiful Than a Flower (KBS2, 2004)
Sweetheart (SBS, 2003)
Like a Flowing River (SBS, 2002)
Rustic Period (SBS, 2002)
Miss Mermaid (MBC, 2002)
Picnic (MBC, 2001)
Fox and Cotton Candy (MBC, 2001)
Legend (SBS, 2001)
Law of Marriage (MBC, 2001)
Virtue (SBS, 2000)
Mothers and Sisters (MBC, 2000)
Should My Tears Show (MBC, 1999)
Love and Success (MBC, 1998)
Daewongun (MBC, 1990)
Pa Mun (MBC, 1989)
Queen Inhyeon (MBC, 1988)
The Ume Tree in the Midst of the Snow (MBC, 1984)

Ha Ji Won

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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
Family: Younger brother/actor Jun Tae Soo
Talent agency: Wellmade STARM
Education: Dan Gook University

TV Shows

The King 2hearts (MBC, 2012)
Secret Garden (SBS, 2010)
Hwang Jin Yi (KBS2, 2006)
What Happened in Bali (SBS, 2004)
Damo (MBC, 2003)
Days in the Sun (KBS2, 2002)
Life is Beautiful (KBS2, 2001)
Secret (MBC, 2000)
School 2 (KBS1, 1999)
Tears of the Dragon (KBS1, 1996)

Han Hyo Joo

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Han Hyo Joo

Name: 한효주 / Han Hyo Joo (Han Hyo Ju)
Profession: Actress and Model
Birthdate: 1987-Feb-22
Birthplace: Cheongju, South Korea
Height: 170cm
Weight: 48kg
Star sign: Pisces
Blood type: A
Talent agency: Fantom Ent
Family: Younger brother
Education: Dong Gook University (Dramatics and Films department)
Hobbies: Singing, Watching Movies, Writing, Practice acting, Playing piano, Listening to music, Reading, etc.
Talents: Piano, telling fairy tales, writing, running, fencing
Religion: Christian
Discovered at a teenage beauty pageant in 2003

Han Ji Woo

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Han Ji Woo

Han Ji Woo, former finalist of miss Korea 2007 joins Jungle Fish 2 Aug 23, 2010 Author: daiko | Filed under: korean drama

23 years old Han Ji Woo, former finalist of miss Korea 2007 pageant joins upcoming KBS1 drama Jungle Fish 2.
In Jungle Fish 2, Han Ji Woo will play lead character named Baek Hyo An , a wealthy high school girl.
This is Han Ji Woo debuts in drama series, previously she joined MBCblind date show “Sunday Night – Hot Brothers” and starred in some CFsuch as Aveda cosmetics and Nokia phones.

Han Ye Seul

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Han Ye Seul

Name: 한예슬 / Han Ye Seul (Han Hye Seul)
Real name: Leslie Kim
Nickname: Barbie Doll
Profession: Actress and model
Birthdate: 1982-Sep-18
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 166cm
Weight: 46kg
Star sign: Virgo
Blood type: A
Education: Cerritos High School, Cerritos College (Computer Graphics degree)
Hobbies: Piano
Specialties: Singing and dancing
Languages: English and Korean
Religion: Christianity
Talent agency: SidusHQ

Bi ( Rain)

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Bi ( Rain)

Name: 비 / Bi (Rain)
Real name: 정지훈 / Jung Ji Hoon (Jeong Ji Hun)
Also known as: Rain (West) / Pi (Japan)
Nickname: Dog (Collie)
Profession: Actor, singer, model and dancer
Birthdate: 1982-Jun-25
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 184cm
Weight: 75kg
Star sign: Cancer
Blood type: O+
Family: Father and younger sister Hanna
Talent agency: J. Tune Entertainment, William Morris (U.S.)
Education: Kyung Hee University (Post Modern Music Department)
Languages: Korean, Mandarin, and English
Skill: Dance
Debut: In May 13, 2002 as a singer with his first album Bad Guy / 나쁜 남자
Bi created his own company under the name J. Tune Entertainment in 2007.

Choi Chul Ho

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Choi Chul Ho

Name: 최철호 / Choi Chul Ho
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1970-Mar-02
Height: 182cm
Weight: 70kg
Star sign: Pisces
Family: Wife Kim Hye Suk & one son
Hobbies: Fishing, travelling, bicycle hiking
Skills: Kendo

TV Shows

King’s Dream (KBS1, 2012)
Love Again (jTBC, 2012)
Hero (OCN, 2012)
Dong Yi (MBC, 2010)
The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry (MBC, 2010)
Hot Blood (KBS2, 2009)
Partner (KBS2, 2009)
Queen of Housewives (MBC, 2009)
Empress Chun Chu (KBS2, 2009)
Big Sister (KBS1, 2008)
Dae Jo Yeong (KBS2, 2006)
Dangerous Love (KBS2, 2005)
The Immortal Lee Soon-Shin (KBS, 2004)
Passion (MBC, 2004)
Just Like a Beautiful Flying Butterfly (CCTV-3, 2004)
Jang Gil San (SBS, 2004)
On the Prairie (KBS, 2003)
Days in the Sun (KBS, 2002)
Golden Era (MBC, 2000)
Rustic Period (SBS, 2002)
Humaneness (KBS2, 1999)
Advocate (MBC, 1998)

Choi Jong Hwan

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Choi Jong Hwan

Name: 최종환 / Choi Jong Hwan
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1965-Sep-24
Height: 182cm
Weight: 82kg

TV Shows

Immortal Classic (Channel A, 2012)
Gye Baek (MBC, 2011)
The Duo (MBC, 2011)
Dong Yi (MBC, 2010)
Jejoongwon (SBS, 2010)
IRIS (KBS2, 2009)
Life Special Investigation Team (MBC, 2008)
Yeon Gae Somun (SBS, 2006)
Tears of Diamond (SBS, 2005)
Jang Gil San (SBS, 2004)
King’s Woman (SBS, 2003)
Inspector Park Moon Soo (MBC, 2002)
Mom’s Song (SBS, 2002)
Ladies of the Palace (SBS, 2001)
My Love by My Side (KBS1, 1998)
Koreiski (MBC, 1994)

Choi Joon Yong

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Choi Joon Yong

Name: 최준용 / Choi Joon Yong (Choe Jun Yong)
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1966-Mar-07
Height: 173cm
Weight: 70kg
Star sign: Pisces

TV Shows

The Chaser (SBS, 2012)
Pure Pumpkin Flower (SBS, 2010)
Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors (SBS, 2010)
Empress Chun Chu (KBS2, 2009)
Temptation of Wife (SBS, 2008)
Woman of Matchless Beauty, Park Jung Kum (MBC, 2008)
Snow in August (SBS, 2007)
Queen of the Game (SBS, 2006)
Love Needs a Miracle (SBS, 2005)
The Bizarre Bunch (KBS1, 2005)
Queen of Conditions (SBS, 2005)
Wonderful Life (MBC, 2005)
The Immortal Lee Soon-Shin (KBS1, 2004)
Beautiful Temptation (KBS2, 2004)
All In (SBS, 2003)
Rival (SBS, 2002)
We Are Dating Now (SBS, 2002)
Rival (SBS, 2002)
Let’s Get Married (KBS2, 2002)
Wuri’s Family (MBC, 2001)
Air Force (MBC, 2000)
Medical Center (SBS, 2000)
All About Eve (MBC, 2000)
Sunflower (MBC, 1998)

Choi Min Soo

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Choi Min Soo

Name: 최민수 / Choi Min Soo
Also known as: Choe Min Su
Birthdate: 1962-Mar-26
Height: 178cm
Weight: 72kg
Star sign: Aries
Blood type: A
Family: wife Kang Joo Eun
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts

TV Series

Happy Ending (jTBC, 2012)
Warrior Baek Dong Soo (SBS, 2011)
Road Number One (MBC, 2010)
Father’s House (SBS, 2009)
The Legend (MBC, 2007)
One Percent of Anything (MBC, 2003)
Han River Ballad (MBC, 2004)
South to the Sun (SBS, 2003)
Legends of Love (SBS, 2000)
White Nights 3.98 (SBS, 1998)
Sandglass (SBS, 1995)
My Mother’s Sea (MBC, 1993)
What’s Love (MBC, 1992)