Claudia Kim

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Claudia Kim
Claudia Kim by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Kim at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con
Native name김수현
BornKim Soo-hyun
(1985-01-25) 25 January 1985 (age 33)
Seoul, South Korea
Other namesClaudia Kim
Alma materEwha Womans University (International Studies)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2005–present
AgentCulture Depot (South Korea)
United Talent Agency (United States)[1][2]
Korean name
Hangul김수현
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGim Su-hyeon
McCune–ReischauerKim Suhyŏn

Kim Soo-hyun (born 25 January 1985), also known as Claudia Kim, is a South Korean actress and model.

Early life[edit]

Kim spent six years of her childhood in the United States before returning to South Korea.[3]

Career[edit]

Kim made her entertainment debut when she won a modeling contest in 2005, and went on to appear in supporting roles in medical drama, Brain (2011) and spy comedy 7th Grade Civil Servant (2013), as well as a leading role in the sitcom Standby (2012). Kim gained international attention for her roles in Marco Polo (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).[4]

Kim portrays Nagini in the 2018 film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Helen Cho [6][7][8][9][10][11][12]
Equals The Collective Voice role [13]
2017 The Dark Tower Arra Champignon [14]
2018 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Nagini [15][16][17]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Ref.
2006–2007 Queen of the Game Park Joo-won SBS
2010 The Fugitive: Plan B Sophie KBS2
2011 Romance Town Hwang Joo-won
2011–2012 Brain Jang Yoo-jin
2012 Standby Kim Soo-hyun MBC
2013 7th Grade Civil Servant Kim Mi-rae [18]
2014–2016 Marco Polo Khutulun Netflix [19]
2016 Monster Yoo Sung-ae MBC [20]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2005 Korea-China Supermodel Contest N/A N/A 1st Place
2006 14th SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Queen of the Game Won [21]
2012 12th MBC Entertainment Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Comedy/Sitcom Standby Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UTA Pursues Overseas Crossover Potential With Two Coveted Signs (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. 14 August 2014. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  2. ^ "Agency Culture Depot adds Kim Soo-hyun". Korea JoongAng Daily. 21 June 2018. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  3. ^ Brown, Emma (May 2015). "Discovery: Claudia Kim". Interview. Archived from the original on 2015-07-20. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
  4. ^ "Cannes: 5 South Korean Talents to Watch". The Hollywood Reporter. 10 May 2018. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-09-27. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  6. ^ Son, Bo-kyung (28 January 2014). "Korean Actress Kim Soo Hyun Reportedly Cast in Avengers 2". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 2014-01-31. Retrieved 2014-02-12.
  7. ^ Kim, Ji-soo (5 March 2014). "Soo-hyun to star in Avengers sequel". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 2014-03-28. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
  8. ^ "Actress Kim Soo-hyun Says Avengers Sequel a Boon for Tourism". The Chosun Ilbo. 22 March 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-03-24. Retrieved 2014-03-24.
  9. ^ Baek, Byung-yeul (23 April 2015). "Claudia Kim steals show in Avengers". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 2015-04-25. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  10. ^ Tae, Hong (24 April 2015). "Rising star Claudia Kim talks about Avengers 2 role". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 2015-04-27. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  11. ^ Calia, Michael (24 April 2015). "Avengers: Age of Ultron Is the Next Big Step for Claudia Kim". The Wall Street Journal. Archived from the original on 2015-08-19. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
  12. ^ Lee, So-eun (8 May 2015). "Actress's ambition pays off". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 2015-05-18. Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  13. ^ "'Equals,' starring Korean actors, invited to Venice film fest". Kpop Herald. 3 August 2015. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  14. ^ "Actress Claudia Kim joins cast of 'The Dark Tower'". Yonhap News Agency. 15 July 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-10-01. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  15. ^ "'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Rounds Out Cast, Major Plot Details Revealed". The Hollywood Reporter. 3 July 2017. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  16. ^ "Avengers: Age of Ultron' actress Claudia Kim added to 'Fantastic Beasts' sequel". Newsday. 3 July 2017. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  17. ^ "Fantastic Beasts actress Claudia Kim breaks silence on playing Nagini". Entertainment Weekly. 25 September 2018. Archived from the original on 2018-09-27. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  18. ^ "Claudia Kim in "7th Grade Civil Servant" as spy". Hancinema. 22 November 2012. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  19. ^ "Kim Soo-hyun Cast in Hollywood Adaption". The Chosun Ilbo. 18 July 2016. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  20. ^ "Avengers actress Claudia Kim cast for drama 'Monster'". Kpop Herald. 15 February 2016. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  21. ^ "Supermodel-Turned-Actresses Taking Over Airwaves". The Chosun Ilbo. 13 December 2006. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.

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