Park Sol-mi

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Park.
Park Sol-mi
Born Park Hye-jung
(1978-01-03) January 3, 1978 (age 36)
Iksan, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
Education Sangmyung University - Film and Media Studies (1996)
Sungkyunkwan University Graduate School of Performing Arts
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present
Spouse(s) Han Jae-suk (m. 2013)
Korean name
Hangul 박솔미
Hanja
Revised Romanization Bak Sol-mi
McCune–Reischauer Pak Solmi
Birth name
Hangul 박혜정
Revised Romanization Bak Hye-jeong
McCune–Reischauer Pak Hyejŏng

Park Sol-mi (born Park Hye-jung on January 3, 1978) is a South Korean actress.

Acting career[edit]

Park had a minor role in the 1996 series Papa, then made her official debut in MBC's amateur talent contest in 1998.[1] Her breakthrough came in 2002 when she starred in several television dramas, including Bad Girls and the popular Winter Sonata. In 2004 she made her film debut in Park Jeong-woo's Dance with the Wind, which required her to learn ballroom dancing over a four-month period of intensive training.[2] For her second film, Paradise Murdered, Park received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 2007 Blue Dragon Film Awards.[3]

In 2008, Park signed a contract with management company Heavenly Star Entertainment.[1] After a three-year hiatus from television, she was announced as the lead in the MBC drama My Lady, a remake of the 1980s series Terminal. Park said that she found the character of Sera appealing because of the good and bad sides to her personality.[4][5]

Other pursuits[edit]

In addition to being an actress, Park is also an amateur pianist. After attending a concert by Japanese pop group Jaja in 2005, she expressed a desire to perform with the band, and was later invited to play on their second album, I Love You. Park played piano on the album's title track, and also appeared in the promotional video. The album was released in February 2006[6] by Horipro under its MusicTaste imprint.[7] She is also active in Japan with various promotions and commercials.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Park previously dated All In co-star Ji Sung from 2003 to 2006.[8][9][10]

She began dating actor Han Jae-suk after they starred together in Merchant Kim Man-deok in 2010.[11][12] They wed at Aston House, Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul on April 21, 2013.[13][14][15][16][17] In September 2013, Park's agency announced that the couple is expecting their first child.[18]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Medium
1996 Papa (KBS2) friend of Hee-ju's fiancee's younger sister (bit part, ep 15) Television drama
2001 Wuri's Family (MBC) Han Ha-na Television drama
2002 Winter Sonata (KBS2) Oh Chae-rin Television drama
Bad Girls (SBS) Park Jae-kyung Television drama
2003 All In (SBS) Seo Jin-hee Television drama
2004 Dance with the Wind Song Yeon-hwa Film
2005 Golden Apple (KBS2) Kyung-sook Television drama
2007 Paradise Murdered Miss Gwi-nam Film
2008 My Lady (MBC) Sera Television drama
2009 Handphone Kim Jeong-yeon Film
Style (SBS) Choi Ae-young (guest appearance, ep 7-8) Television drama
2010 Merchant Kim Mandeok (KBS1) Oh Moon-seon Television drama
2012 Dear You (jTBC) Seo Chan-joo Television drama
2013 Law of the Jungle in Amazon & Galapagos (SBS) Herself Variety show[19]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work
1998 MBC 신인탤런트선발대회 Grand Prize
Netizen Popularity Award
2002 SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Bad Girls

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Park Sol-mi, same company as Oh Ji-ho, 'Ignite Korea-Japan activities'". Hancinema. 1 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-03.
  2. ^ Paquet, Darcy. "Dance with the Wind review". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2007-03-29.
  3. ^ "Nominations" (in Korean). The 28th Blue Dragon Film Awards. Retrieved 2008-02-70.
  4. ^ "Actress Park Sol-mi Returns to TV Screen". KBS World. 26 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-03.
  5. ^ "Sea of Ambition interview we had with the main cast". MBC Global Media. 29 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-03.
  6. ^ "Actress Park Sol-mi's Piano Music CD to Be Released in Japan". KBS Global. 17 February 2006. Retrieved 2007-03-29.
  7. ^ "Jaja - I Love You (2006)". CD Baby Music Store. Retrieved 2007-03-29.
  8. ^ "Ji Sung Joins Army". KBS Global. 8 June 2005. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  9. ^ "3년 열애 지성-박솔미 결별". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). 13 January 2006. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  10. ^ "지성·박솔미 팬, "고무신 거꾸로" vs "생일날 뭐했나"". eto.co.kr (in Korean). 14 January 2006. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  11. ^ Ko, Kyoung-seok (17 June 2011). "Park Sol-mi and Han Jae-suk dating". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  12. ^ Lee, Woo-young (17 June 2011). "Han Jae-seok, Park Sol-mi in a romantic relationship". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  13. ^ Choi, Eun-hwa (25 February 2013). "Park Sol Mi and Han Jae Suk to Marry Following a Three-Year Relationship". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-02-26. 
  14. ^ "Park Sol-mi, Han Jae-suk to Tie the Knot". The Chosun Ilbo. 26 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-26. 
  15. ^ Ahn, Joo-hee (27 February 2013). "Han Jae-suk, Park Sol-mi will marry". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  16. ^ "Park Sol-mi, Han Jae-suk Release Pre-Wedding Pics". The Chosun Ilbo. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 
  17. ^ Moon, Gwang-lip (22 April 2013). "Han Jae-suk marries Park Sol-mi". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  18. ^ Lee, Jin-ho (6 September 2013). "Park Sol Mi Announces Her Pregnancy". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  19. ^ "Park Sol Mi becomes "Sol Raider" and makes funny faces". Korea.com. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-21. 

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