Kim Ah-joong

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.
Kim Ah-joong
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Born (1982-10-16) October 16, 1982 (age 31)
Seoul, South Korea
Other names Kim Ah-jung
Kim A-joong
Years active 2004–present
Agent Namoo Actors
Korean name
Hangul 김아중
Hanja
Revised Romanization Gim A-jung
McCune–Reischauer Kim Ajung
Website
http://www.namooactors.com/star/kimajoong/

Kim Ah-joong (also Kim Ah-Jung or Kim A-joong; born October 16, 1982, in Seoul, South Korea), is a South Korean film and drama actress/model and a singer. She graduated from Dongduk Women's University and attended Korea University and the International Hotel Management Institute Switzerland.[1] She is best known for playing the main character in the 2006 critically acclaimed romance comedy 200 Pounds Beauty.

Career[edit]

Kim Ah-joong is a well-known Korean actress/model/singer who rose to stardom from her roles in numerous films and commercials. She is best known for her role as a large girl (Han-na) who undergoes cosmetic surgery makeover to become a pop sensation in the highly successful 2006 South Korean comedy movie 200 Pounds Beauty. For this role, she was awarded Best Actress in the 2007 Grand Bell Awards.[2] She did her own singing in the movie, including "Beautiful Girl' in the opening credits music and the song 'Maria'.

Prior to that, she appeared in a few other TV series including the popular Bizarre Bunch in 2005 by KBS.

In December 2012, Kim co-starred with Ji Sung in romantic comedy film My PS Partner as Yoon-jung. It is about a woman who in an attempt to spice up her five-year relationship, tries to have phone sex with her boyfriend but accidentally gets Hyun Seung on the line instead.[3][4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2013 Steal My Heart Yoon Jin-sook/Lee Sook-ja
2013 Amazing Erin
2012 My PS Partner Yoon-jung
2010 Foxy Festival Soo-jung, cameo
2009 Present Spy W
2006 200 Pounds Beauty Kang Han-na / Jenny
2005 When Romance Meets Destiny Lee Kyung-jae

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
2011 Sign (SBS) Go Da-kyung
2009 The Accidental Couple (KBS2) Han Ji-soo
2008 On Air (SBS) Ep. 1 cameo - award ceremony red carpet
2005 Bizarre Bunch (KBS1) Kim Jong-nam
2005 Our Attitude to Prepare Parting (MBC) Seo Hee-won
2004 Emperor of the Sea (KBS2) Ha Jin
2004 Love Survival Herself

Music videos[edit]

Shin Hye Sung - Same thought

Youme - 여자라서 하지 못한 말

Awards[edit]

Year Award
2005
  • KBS Drama Awards: Best New Actress[5]
2006
  • 42nd Paeksang Arts Awards: Most Popular[5]
2007
2009

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imi-luzern.com/newsevents/153-kim-ah-joong.html
  2. ^ "Ah-jung Kim - Awards". IMDb. 
  3. ^ Ho, Stewart (17 October 2012). "Ji Sung and Kim Ah Joong’s Release Movie Poster for Phone Sex Comedy". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Lee, Nancy (9 November 2012). "Ji Sung and Kim Ah Joong Dial Up for My PS Partner". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Korean Actor(Actress) Kim Ah-Jung, Biography and Photos". Tour 2 Korea. 

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