Song Hye-kyo is a South Korean actress. She gained popularity through television dramas such as Autumn in My Heart, All In, Full House, and That Winter, The Wind Blows.
Born November 22, 1981 (age 33)
Daegu, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Education Sejong University – Film Arts
Years active 1996–present
Agent United Artists Agency
Religion Roman Catholic
Song Hye-kyo Early Life
At the point when Song Hye-kyo was conceived, she was wiped out and her guardians and specialist thought she would not survive. Upon her recuperation, Song’s guardians enlisted her introduction to the world on February 26, 1982 (rather than her real birthdate, November 22, 1981).
Song Hye-kyo’s guardians separated when she was a young lady, and she was raised by her mother.They moved from her origination in Daegu to the Gangnam District in Seoul, where she prepared as a figure skater in primary school, yet quit when she was in the eighth grade. Despite the fact that Song viewed herself as modest and contemplative, she was depicted by her secondary teacher as having a “happy character, she blended well with her companions and was dependably in a brilliant disposition.
Song Hye-kyo Career
In 1996, the 14-year-old Song Hye-kyo, then a third-year secondary school understudy, won in front of the rest of the competition in the SunKyung Smart Model Contest, and she made her excitement make a big appearance as a model for the school uniform organization. This prompted her being thrown in a little part in her first TV dramatization, First Love. She would keep on showing up in a series of different dramatizations and sitcoms, eminently Soonpoong Clinic. In any case, it wasn’t until the KBS show Autumn in My Heart in 2000 with Song Seung-heon and Won Bin that she rose to popularity in Korea and all through Asia.
In 2003, her fame kept on climbing when she assumed a main part close by Lee Byung-hun in the betting show All In. The next year, she co-featured with artist Rain in the hit lighthearted comedy arrangement Full House.
After the container Asian accomplishment of Full House, she made her extra large screen make a big appearance in My Girl and I (a Korean change of Crying Out Love in the Center of the World), which was panned by groups of onlookers and commentators alike. Vocal about her disappointment with pigeonholing in the parts she was being offered, Song went on a two-year hiatus. She went to San Francisco to contemplate English, and later set out to Seattle. “I have had a decent rest. It was a decent chance to ponder myself,” Song said.
She came back to acting in 2007, as the main gisaeng in the film adjustment of Hwang Jin Yi. Since they found Song’s picture “excessively charming,” Jun Ji-hyun and Soo Ae were the makers’ unique decisions for the part, however Song went on a thorough eating routine and astounded them with her will and craving to be Hwang Jini. After a year, she made her American make a big appearance in the Hollywood outside the box Make Yourself at Home (once in the past titled Fetish), a mental thriller around a young lady who was destined to a shaman mother and tries to escape her destiny by turning into a worker spouse in the U.S. Regardless of Song’s endeavors to move herself, both movies disappointed in the cinematic world.
She made her TV rebound in late 2008 with The World That They Live In (otherwise called Worlds Within), an arrangement set at a telecast station in which Song and Hyun Bin played show PDs who cooperate and experience passionate feelings for.
In 2010, she featured in Camellia, an omnibus pic made up of three short movies coordinated by three Asian executives. Every scene is situated previously, present and eventual fate of the city of Busan. In the film’s last fragment Love available to be purchased, Song and Kang Dong-won played previous sweethearts who overlook their recollections about one another which later leads them to a deadly predetermination.
Considered one of Korea’s most excellent ladies, in mid 2011 Song discharged the photobook Song Hye-kyo’s Moment which was shot by top picture takers in Atlanta, New York City, Buenos Aires, Patagonia, Paris, the Netherlands and Brazil.
Tune then played a narrative producer who finds the quality to pardon the 17-year-old kid who killed her life partner however rather than recovery finds just more prominent catastrophe in A Reason to Live (Korean title: Today), which after a few postponements was discharged in October 2011. Melody was a gigantic devotee of chief Lee Jeong-hyang and had effectively looked for her out, and however she experienced issues getting into character, Song said she went gaga for the script and felt her acting had developed. She considers the film “a defining moment” in her life.
In 2011, she turned into the first Asian on-screen character to sign an agreement with French worldwide office Effigies, preparing for her conceivable section into the European market. She discharged a photograph article book in 2012 titled It’s Time for Hye-kyo.
Tune then assumed a supporting part in The Grandmaster, Chinese executive Wong Kar-wai’s biopic about Bruce Lee’s kung fu expert Ip Man, for which she learned Cantonese and hand to hand fighting. She later conceded there had been “a touch of rubbing and misconception” with Wong while taping, yet that the troubles helped her develop.
Melody rejoined with the essayist and chief of Worlds Within in That Winter, The Wind Blows, a 2013 change of 2002 Japanese dramatization Ai Nante Irane Yo, Natsu (“I Don’t Need Love, Summer”). She played a visually impaired beneficiary in the drama, inverse a cheat claiming to be her departed sibling (played by Jo In-sung). That Winter, The Wind Blows set number one in its timeslot amid a large portion of its run, and Song and Jo were commended for their exhibitions.
In 2014, Song featured inverse Kang Dong-won in My Brilliant Life, E J-yong’s film adjustment of Kim Aeran’s top of the line novel My Palpitating Life around a few who must watch their child experiencing progeria develop rashly old.
Sentimental epic The Crossing was Song’s second Chinese film to be discharged and was coordinated by John (Woo’s long-term companion and maker Terence Chang has been dealing with Song’s abroad exercises subsequent to 2008). Already titled 1949 and Love and Let Love, the long-gestating undertaking had initially been declared at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008,] then crossed out in 2009, and restored again in 2011.Woo’s recuperation from tonsil tumor evacuation in 2012 prompted another postpone because of booking clashes among the cast, and Song at long last started taping in June 2013. The Crossing is taking into account the genuine story of the Taiping steamer crash and takes after six characters and their entwining affection stories in Taiwan and Shanghai amid the 1930s; Song played the girl of a well off financier.
Another Chinese film followed in 2015, The Queens, a contemporary rom-com around three cosmopolitan ladies – a performing artist, a PR master and a display administrator – who control companions and put down their foes as they play the round of affection. Likewise featuring Joe Chen and Vivian Wu, it was on-screen character Annie Yi’s directorial introduction.
Tune is situated to star in the Kim Eun-sook-penned arrangement Descendants of the Sun, an exceptional dramatization around a peacekeeper (played by Song Joong-ki) and an armed force specialist with Doctors Without Borders who begin to look all starry eyed at while working in the midst of catastrophe torn reg
Song Hye-kyo facts & data
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Credits (TV)Full HouseAutumn in My HeartAll InThat Winter, The Wind BlowsThe World That They Live InHotelierShining DaysFirst LoveGuardian AngelWhite Nights 3.98Soonpoong ClinicSix SiblingsMerry MorningOne of a PairHow Am I?Deadly EyesSweet BrideMarching
Credits (Film)My Girl and IThe GrandmasterCamelliaHwang Jin YiA Reason to LiveCountdownFetishThe CrossingLove and Let Love
- Nominated For
PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television
- Awards Won
PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television
- Major/Field Of Study
TV Characters PlayedJung-ahOh Hye-gyoMin Su-yeonJung Da-soJi Yeon-wuYunKim Yoon-heeJoo Joon-youngHan Ji-eunOh Young
Films Acted InMy Girl and IThe GrandmasterCamelliaHwang Jin YiA Reason to LiveCountdownFetishThe CrossingLove and Let LoveThe Queens
Also Known AsHui-qiao Song송혜교Hae-gyo Song