Choi Kang-hee (actress)
Choi Kang-hee in April 2017
|Occupation||Actress, radio DJ|
|Agent||Fly Up Entertainment|
|Revised Romanization||Choe Gang-hui|
Choi Kang-hee made her acting debut in 1995 with the high school drama The New Generation Report: Adults Don't Know, then went on to appear in the horror film Whispering Corridors (1998) and television series such as School (1999), Sweet Buns (2004), and Our Stance on How to Treat a Break-up (also known as Rules of Love, 2005).
In 2006, Choi starred in the low-budget black/romantic comedy film My Scary Girl, which became a critically praised sleeper hit. She continued to receive good notices for her roles in the television series My Sweet Seoul (2008), Protect the Boss (2011) and Heart to Heart (2015) and the films Goodbye Mom (2009) and Petty Romance (2010).
In October 2006, Choi was awarded a silver medal by the Korea National Red Cross in recognition of her frequent blood donations. A year later she became the first Korean celebrity to donate bone marrow, having pledged as a donor in 1999.
In January 2017, Choi signed with new management agency Fly-up Entertainment.
|1998||Whispering Corridors||Yoon Jae-yi||credited as Choi Se-yeon|
|2000||The Happy Funeral Director||So-hwa|
|2001||Wanee & Junah||So-young|
|2002||Yellow Flower||Woman (story 4)||credited as Choi Se-yeon|
|2004||Sweet Buns||Han Ga Ran|
|2006||My Scary Girl||Lee Mi-na|
|2007||Attack on the Pin-Up Boys||Movie scene (cameo)|
|2009||Goodbye Mom||Park Ae-ja|
|Petty Romance||Han Da-rim|
|2013||Happiness for Sale||Kang Mi-na|
|2015||He Who Loves the World||Documentary narrator|
|1995||The New Generation Report:
Adults Don't Know
|1996||Drama Game "Sons and Lovers"||KBS2|
|1998||MBC Best Theater "Village Bus"||MBC|
|Sunday Best "지워지지 않을 그 연두빛"||Nan-joo||KBS2|
|여자를 말한다: 내 아내 수지에게||MBC|
|Hometown of Legends "귀면살풍"||KBS2|
|The King and the Queen||Yeonsangun's consort Sugeun-bi||KBS1|
|Sunflower||Neurosurgery ward nurse
|Ad Madness||Yoon Sung-yeon||KBS2|
|Sunday Best "Beautiful Gift"||KBS2|
|2000 Romeo and Juliet||SBS|
|2001||School 3||(guest, episode 38
"Like the First Time")
|Medical Center||Attempted suicide patient
(guest, episode 20)
|Open Drama Man and Woman
|MBC Best Theater
"The Scent of Limes"
|This Is Love||Oh Young-ah||KBS1|
|2002||Open Drama Man and Woman
"To Reverse the Clock"
|The Maengs' Golden Era||Maeng Eun-ja||MBC|
|2003||Land of Wine||Song Ae-ryung||SBS|
|New Gyun-woo and Jik-nyu
(50th Anniversary of Armistice)
|2004||Sweet Buns||Han Ka-ran||MBC|
|2005||Drama City "주택개보수 작업일지"||Kang Do-kyung||KBS2|
|Beating Heart||Oh Soo-kyung
(guest, episodes 7-8 "Hope")
|Our Stance on How to Treat a Break-up||Kim Geun-young||MBC|
|2007||Thank You||Cha Ji-min
|2008||My Sweet Seoul||Oh Eun-soo||SBS|
|2011||Protect the Boss||Noh Eun-seol||SBS|
|2013||7th Grade Civil Servant||Kim Seo-won/Kim Kyung-ja||MBC|
|2015||Heart to Heart||Cha Hong-do||tvN|
|2015-2016||Glamorous Temptation||Shin Eun-soo||MBC|
|2017||Queen of Mystery||Yoo Seol-ok||KBS2|
|2018||Queen of Mystery 2|
|Drama Special "A Very Midday Romance"||Yang-hee|
|2008||Kang-hee's Six Addictions||O'live TV|
|2009||Living Beauty: Kang-hee's Colored Fantasy|
|"할 수 있다면"||Adam|
|"널 사랑하기에"||Son Sung-hoon|
|October 18, 2004 ~ October 8, 2006||Volume Up||KBS Cool FM||DJ|
|January 1, 2011 ~ October 30, 2011||Volume Up||KBS Cool FM||DJ|
|November 7, 2011 ~ November 4, 2012||Night Flight||KBS Cool FM||DJ|
|June 19, 2017 ~ July 2, 2017||Volume Up||KBS Cool FM||DJ|
|2009||Choi Kang-hee, A Little Child's
Little Happiness (photo-essays)
|Book Nomad||ISBN 978-895-460-885-5|
Awards and nominations
|1995||Johnson & Johnson||Best Clean Face||N/A||Won|
|Miss Ramona||Most Refreshing||N/A||Won|
|1996||MBC Drama Awards||Special Award, Best Young Actress||Won|
|1999||KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actress||Won|
|2001||22nd Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Wanee & Junah||Nominated|
|2006||Dior Timeless Beauty Awards||Recipient||N/A||Won|
|13th Korean Entertainment Awards||Best Radio Host||Pump Up the Volume||Won|
|27th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Actress||My Scary Girl||Nominated|
|2008||4th Brand Academy||Best Female Advertising Model||N/A||Won|
|6th Seoul Social Work Conference||Social Welfare Award||N/A||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||My Sweet Seoul||Won|
|2009||46th Grand Bell Awards||Best Actress||Goodbye Mom||Nominated|
|30th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Popular Star Award||Won|
|2010||46th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actress (Film)||Nominated|
|Most Popular Actress (Film)||Won|
|2011||8th Max Movie Awards||Best Actress||Petty Romance||Won|
|2nd Sharing People of the Month||Minister's Award||N/A||Won|
|48th Grand Bell Awards||Best Actress||Petty Romance||Nominated|
|32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Popular Star Award||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||Protect the Boss||Won|
|Netizen Popularity Award||Won|
|Top 10 Stars||Won|
|Best Couple Award with Ji Sung||Won|
|2013||MBC Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||7th Grade Civil Servant||Nominated|
|2016||5th APAN Star Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||Glamorous Temptation||Nominated|
|2017||KBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress||Queen of Mystery||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Nominated|
|Best Couple Award
(with Kwon Sang-woo)
|Netizen Award - Female||Nominated|
|2018||KBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress||Queen of Mystery 2||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Nominated|
|Best Actress in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama||Too Bright for Romance||Nominated|
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- "Movie Sweet, Scary Lover tops box office for three weeks". KBS Global. April 24, 2006. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
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- "Acting Serves as Window to 'Normal' Life for Choi Kang-hee". The Chosun Ilbo. May 18, 2013. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
- "BoA and Choi Kang-hee to Hold Talk Show for Women". KBS Global. July 28, 2005. Retrieved February 3, 2008.
- "Choi Kang-hee to Fill In as Radio DJ". KBS Global. January 10, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2008.
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- Noh, I-seul (June 20, 2014). "Choi Kang Hee & Kang Rae Yeon sign contracts with Will Entertainment". StarN News. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
- Hwang, Hye-jin (January 20, 2017). "최강희, 플라이업과 전속계약 체결 '이보영과 한솥밥'". Newsen. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
- "Choi Kang-hee plays good daughter in 'Mina's Stationery Shop'". Korea JoongAng Daily. April 23, 2013.
- "Choi Kang-hee, Joo Won Readying for Battle of Love". 10Asia. October 23, 2012. Archived from the original on July 3, 2013.
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- "'Heart to Heart' a tale of curious love". Korea JoongAng Daily. January 6, 2015.
- "MBC releases new drama cast". Korea JoongAng Daily. August 25, 2015.
- "Queen of Mystery: Hard-boiled crime show with comedic 'ajumma' twist". The Korea Herald. April 3, 2017.
- "'Queen of Mystery 2,' first TV series with new season, same cast on major network". Yonhap News Agency. February 26, 2018.
- "Go Joon and Choi Kang-hee Up for Romance in "Drama Special - A Very Midday Romance"". Hancinema. May 29, 2018.
- 사랑할 수밖에 없는 그녀 -『사소한 아이의 소소한 행복』 최강희. Yes24 (in Korean). Retrieved November 6, 2014.
- "Choi Ji-woo Named Korea's Greatest Acting Beauty". The Chosun Ilbo. August 7, 2006. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
- "The 27th Blue Dragon Awards" Archived December 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. The Korea Society. Retrieved June 10, 2007.
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