February 18, 1990 |
Gangdong District, Seoul, South Korea
|Education||Dongguk University - Theater and Film|
|Revised Romanization||Gang So-ra|
Kang So-ra (born February 18, 1990) is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in the 2009 horror movie 4th Period Mystery, but Kang rose to fame when she starred in 2011 blockbuster Sunny, a coming-of-age film about a group of high school girls growing up in the 1980s. This was followed by leading roles in television dramas, such as teen musical Dream High 2 (2012), family drama Ugly Alert (2013), medical drama Doctor Stranger (2014), workplace dramedy Misaeng (2014), and romantic comedy Warm and Cozy (2015). Kang also appeared on the third season of We Got Married, a reality show which pairs up celebrities into fake "married" couples; her partner was Leeteuk from the K-pop group Super Junior.
|2009||4th Period Mystery||Lee Da-jeong|
|Kwang-tae's Basic Story (short film)||Ji-hyo|
|2011||Sunny||teenage Ha Chun-hwa|
|2012||Brave||Mérida (voice, Korean dubbing)|
|Cheer Up, Mr. Lee||Herself (cameo)|
|2010||Rude Miss Young-ae season 7||Kang So-ra||tvN|
|Dr. Champ||Kwon Yoo-ri||SBS|
|Rude Miss Young-ae season 8||Kang So-ra||tvN|
|2011||The Women of Our Home||Hong Yoon-mi||KBS1|
|2012||Dream High 2||Shin Hae-sung||KBS2|
|2013||Ugly Alert||Na Do-hee||SBS|
|Rude Miss Young-ae season 12||Kang So-ra (cameo)||tvN|
|2014||Doctor Stranger||Oh Soo-hyun||SBS|
|2015||Warm and Cozy||Lee Jung-joo||MBC|
|2011||Strong Heart||SBS||Guest (ep 83-85)|
|Top Gear Korea||XTM||Guest|
|2011–2012||We Got Married Season 3||MBC||Cast member, paired with Leeteuk|
|2011||MBC Music Festival||MBC||MC|
|2012||MBC Entertainment Awards||MBC||MC|
|2013||My Soul's Table||MBC||Cast member|
|2009||"This Good Day"||Halla Man|
|"Gloria"||PK Heman||Kang is also featured on
the album cover
|"Merely"||JK Kim Dong-wook|
|"Happy Me"||Hong Kyung-min|
|"I Told You I Wanna Die"||Huh Gak|
|2011||"Round and Round"||Nam Bo-ra, Kim Bo-mi,
Park Jin-joo, Kang So-ra,
Min Hyo-rin, Kim Min-yeong
|from Sunny OST|
|"I Told You I Wanna Die"||Huh Gak feat.
Kang So-ra's narration
|2012||"B Class Life"||Jeong Jinwoon, Kang So-ra,
Jr., Kim Ji-soo
|from Dream High 2 OST|
Anycall Show Omnia
|2010||Haitai Beverage - Pyeongchang Gangwon Water
Fish & Grill
Busan Milk Yonette
Naver Baseball 야구9단
Kooksoondang Ooguk Fresh Makgeolli
Lexus CT 200h
Awards and nominations
|2011||5th Mnet 20's Choice Awards||Hot Movie Star||
|20th Buil Film Awards||Best New Actress||Won|
|48th Grand Bell Awards||Best New Actress||Nominated|
|32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best New Actress||Nominated|
|4th Style Icon Awards||Content of the Year in Film||Won|
|2012||48th Baeksang Arts Awards||Most Popular Actress (Film)||Won|
|Best New Actress (Film)||Nominated|
|Best New Actress (TV)||
|MBC Entertainment Awards||Popularity Award, Variety show category||
|2013||SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award||
|Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama||Nominated|
|2014||9th Asia Model Festival Awards||Popular Star Award||N/A||Won|
|Miss Asia Pacific World Super Talent||Asia New Star||N/A||Won|
|7th Korea Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress||
|3rd APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Nominated|
|7th Herald Donga Lifestyle Awards||Best Style of the Year||N/A||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||
- "My Name Is: Kang Sora". 10Asia. 27 July 2010. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- "Kang So-ra Soars to Stardom with Sunny". The Chosun Ilbo. 28 May 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- "Official poster for Dream High 2 revealed". 10Asia. 13 January 2012. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Oh, Jean (17 January 2012). "Dream High back, but is it better?". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Oh, Mi-jung (12 March 2012). "A Peek at Dream High 2's Couples". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Chung, Joo-won (13 May 2014). "Actor Park Hae-jin gives Kang So-ra a 'kiss of fire'". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Chung, Joo-won (13 May 2014). "Abashed Kang So-ra slaps Lee Jong-suk's face in Doctor Stranger". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- "Kang So-ra Gets a Taste of Salaried Workers' Life". The Chosun Ilbo. 3 January 2015. Retrieved 2015-01-04.
- Jo, Yeon-kyung (25 March 2015). "Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang Sora Confirmed for Warm and Cozy". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-03-26.
- "Super Junior Lee Teuk, actress Kang Sora to begin make-believe marriage". 10Asia. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Park, Hyun-min (16 June 2012). "We Got Married to Start Up Again on June 16". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Sunwoo, Carla (12 September 2012). "Kang So-ra visits Pixar headquarters". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Ko, Hong-ju (15 December 2011). "We Got Married Couples to Take Over MBC's Music Festival". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Sunwoo, Carla (19 December 2012). "Triple K to host MBC Awards". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Ho, Stewart (29 January 2013). "Lee Kyung Kyu, Noh Hong Chul, Kang Sora and Lee Su Geun Head New MBC Program". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Sunwoo, Carla (21 March 2012). "Kang So-ra partners with Wonbin to promote Basic House". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Sunwoo, Carla (2 May 2012). "Kang So-ra picked as the face of rice beer". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- Lee, Woo-young (10 December 2014). "Jang Hyuk, Cha Ye-ryun named best dressed at Herald Donga awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-12-16.