Jang Hyun-sung

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Jang.
Jang Hyun-sung
Born (1970-07-17) July 17, 1970 (age 44)
Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
Education Seoul Institute of the Arts - Theater
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997-present
Agent YG Entertainment
Spouse(s) Yang Hee-jung
Children Jang Joon-woo
Jang Joon-seo
Korean name
Hangul 장현성
Hanja 張鉉誠
Revised Romanization Jang Hyeon-seong
McCune–Reischauer Chang Hyŏn-sŏng

Jang Hyun-sung (born July 17, 1970) is a South Korean actor. He started his acting career as a member of the Hakjeon Theatre Company, before transitioning to film and television.[1] Jang is best known for starring in director Song Il-gon's arthouse films such as Spider Forest (2004) and The Magicians (2006), and most notably Feathers in the Wind (2005), for which one review praised him for giving "the performance of his career."[2][3][4][5] He also had major roles in Nabi (The Butterfly) (2001), Rewind (also known as A Man Watching Video, 2003), My Right to Ravage Myself (2005), Love Is a Crazy Thing (2005), and My Friend and His Wife (2008). Aside from acting, Jang was one of the screenwriters for the Moon Seung-wook film Romance (2006).

In 2013, Jang and his two sons began appearing in the reality/variety show Superman is Back (also known as The Return of Superman), in which celebrity fathers babysit their children by themselves for 48 hours after sending their wives on a 2-day vacation.[6][7][8]

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  1. ^ "JANG Hyun-sung". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  2. ^ Paquet, Darcy. "Git (a.k.a. Feathers in the Wind)". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  3. ^ Kim, Su-gyeong (17 November 2004). 발견! 올해를 빛낸 남자 조연 6인 - 장현성. Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  4. ^ Lee, Da-hye (17 April 2006). "연기를 하지 않는 법부터 배웠다", <마법사들>의 장현성. Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  5. ^ Kim, Tae-jong (30 March 2006). "Magicians Plays Tricks on Audience". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  6. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (16 October 2013). "Tablo to Babysit Haru on Superman is Back". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  7. ^ Kim, Tong-hyung (3 October 2013). "Are TV networks protecting child stars?". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  8. ^ Jang, Seo-yoon (3 April 2014). 장현성, 냉철함과 위트 사이에 흐르는 따뜻함(인터뷰). TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-04-18. 

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