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Song Kang-ho

Biography

Critically acclaimed South Korean actor that has earned numerous awards for performances in Simply no. 3 simply because Jo-pil, in Joint Protection Area simply because Sgt. Oh Kyeong-pil, in Recollections of Murder as Detective Recreation area Doo-man, and in The Present Must CONTINUE as Kang In-goo. Before acknowledging his initial on-screen function as a supplementary in the 1996 film YOUR DAY a Pig Fell in to the Well, he produced his theatrical debut in the 1991 play, Dongseung. For this year’s 2009 film, Thirst, he made an appearance totally nude. He was created in Gimhae, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Besides Thirst, he starred in another Recreation area Chan-wook aimed film known as Sympathy for Female Vengeance.

Quick Facts


Full Name Song Kang-Ho
Date Of Birth January 17, 1967
Place Of Birth Gimhae, South Korea
Height 1.8 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Busan Kyungsang College
Nationality South Korean
Spouse Hwang Jang-sook
Children Song Jun-pyong, Song Ju-yeon
Awards Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Leading Actor, Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Supporting Actor, Grand Bell Award for Best Actor, Grand Bell Award for Best New Actor, Asian Film Award for Best Actor, Baeksang Arts Award Grand Prize in Film, Baeksang Arts Award for Best Leading Actor in Film, Baeksang Arts Award for Most Popular Actor in Film
Nominations Blue Dragon Film Award for Best New Actor, Grand Bell Award for Best Supporting Actor
Movies The Host, Snowpiercer, The Age of Shadows, Memories of Murder, The Attorney, Thirst, The Face Reader, Joint Security Area, The Good, the Bad, the Weird, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, The Throne, Secret Reunion, Secret Sunshine, Shiri, The Show Must Go On, Lady Vengeance, The Foul King, Hindsight, YMCA Baseball Team, The Quiet Family, The President's Barber, A Taxi Driver, Green Fish, Howling, Antarctic Journal, The Day a Pig Fell into the Well, No. 3, Bad Movie, Day Trip, Drug King, Reunion
Star Sign Capricorn

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Age of Shadows2016Lee Jung-Chool
Sado2015King Yeongjo
The Interview2014/IISoldier Watching the Interview (uncredited)
The Attorney2013Song Woo-seok
Gwansang2013Nae-kyung
Snowpiercer2013Namgoong Minsoo (as Song Kang Ho)
Day Trip2012Short
Ha-wool-ling2012Detective Sang-Kill
Poo-reun so-geum2011Doo-hyeon
Ui-hyeong-je2010Lee Han-kyu
Jageun yeonmot2009
Thirst2009Priest Sang-hyeon
Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom2008Yoon Tae-goo / The Weird
Milyang2007Jong-chan Kim
Uahan segye2007Kang In-goo
The Host2006Park Gang-Doo
Lady Vengeance2005A hired assassin 1
Namgeuk-ilgi2005Choi Do-hyung (as Song Kang-ho)
Hyojadong ibalsa2004Seong Han-mo / Barber
Memories of Murder2003Detective Park Doo-man
YMCA Yagudan2002Lee Ho-chang
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance2002Dong-jin Park
J.S.A.: Joint Security Area2000Sgt. Oh Kyeong-pil
Banchikwang2000Dae-Ho
Swiri1999Jang-gil Lee
Choyonghan kajok1998Yeong-min Kang (Son)
No. 31997Jo-Pil
Timeless Bottomless Bad Movie1997
Chorok mulkogi1997Pan-su
Daijiga umule pajinnal1996

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Blue Dragon AwardBlue Dragon AwardsBest ActorByeon-ho-in (2013)
2014Buil Film AwardBuil Film AwardsBest ActorByeon-ho-in (2013)
2013Grand Bell AwardGrand Bell Awards, South KoreaBest ActorGwansang (2013)
2008FIPRESCI PrizePalm Springs International Film FestivalBest ActorMilyang (2007)
2007Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActorGwoemul (2006)
2007Blue Dragon AwardBlue Dragon AwardsBest ActorUahan segye (2007)
2003Grand Bell AwardGrand Bell Awards, South KoreaBest ActorSalinui chueok (2003)
2001LotusDeauville Asian Film FestivalBest ActorGongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA (2000)
2001Grand Bell AwardGrand Bell Awards, South KoreaBest ActorGongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA (2000)
1997Blue Dragon AwardBlue Dragon AwardsBest Supporting ActorNo. 3 (1997)
1997Grand Bell AwardGrand Bell Awards, South KoreaBest New ActorNo. 3 (1997)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Baek Sang FilmBaek Sang Art AwardsBest ActorSado (2015)
2016Blue Dragon AwardBlue Dragon AwardsBest ActorThe Age of Shadows (2016)
2015Blue Dragon AwardBlue Dragon AwardsBest ActorSado (2015)
2014Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActorByeon-ho-in (2013)
2014Baek Sang FilmBaek Sang Art AwardsBest ActorByeon-ho-in (2013)
2014Grand Bell AwardGrand Bell Awards, South KoreaBest ActorByeon-ho-in (2013)
2013Best Supporting ActorAsia-Pacific Film FestivalSnowpiercer (2013)
2013Blue Dragon AwardBlue Dragon AwardsBest ActorGwansang (2013)
2010Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActorBakjwi (2009)
2010Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest ActorBakjwi (2009)
2009Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActorJoheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom (2008)
2009Baek Sang FilmBaek Sang Art AwardsBest ActorJoheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom (2008)
2009Blue Dragon AwardBlue Dragon AwardsBest ActorBakjwi (2009)
2008Asian Film AwardAsian Film AwardsBest ActorMilyang (2007)
2008Blue Dragon AwardBlue Dragon AwardsBest ActorJoheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom (2008)
2007Grand Bell AwardGrand Bell Awards, South KoreaBest ActorGwoemul (2006)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Halfway AwardInternational Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)Best Supporting ActorSnowpiercer (2013)


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#Trademark
1Often works with director 'Joon-Ho Bong', 'Chan-Wook Park' and Jee-woon Kim.

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