In April 2015
February 7, 1990 |
Seoul, South Korea
|Education||Konkuk University – Department of Film Arts|
|Occupation||Actor & Model|
|Height||182 cm (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Revised Romanization||Hong Jong-hyeon|
Hong Jong-hyun (born February 7, 1990) is a South Korean actor and model.
Hong began his entertainment career in 2007 as a professional model. He made his acting debut in 2008, and has appeared in the sitcom Vampire Idol (2011), followed by supporting roles in Jeon Woo-chi (2012) and Dating Agency: Cyrano (2013).
In 2014, Hong was cast in his first leading role in the cable series Her Lovely Heels, followed by the melodrama Mama. He also joined the fourth season of reality show We Got Married, pairing up with Girl's Day member Yura.
Hong next starred in the romantic comedy film Enemies In-Law and horror film Alice: Boy from Wonderland in 2015, followed by historical drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo in 2016. In 2017, he co-starred in historical melo-romance drama The King in Love alongside Im Si-wan and Im Yoon-ah.
|2008||Lovers||Tom||segment: "Hey, Tom"|
|A Frozen Flower||King's men|
|2009||One Step More to the Sea||Joon-seo|
|2010||Ghost (Be With Me)||Jae-young||segment: "Tarot 2. Attached"|
|2015||Enemies In-Law||Han Chul-soo|
|Alice: Boy from Wonderland||Hwan|
|2009||Heading to the Ground||Hong Kyung-rae||MBC|
|2010||Oh! My Lady||Park Jin-ho||SBS|
|Jungle Fish 2||Min Ho-soo||KBS2|
|2011||White Christmas||Lee Jae-kyu||KBS2|
|Warrior Baek Dong-soo||Crown Prince Yi San||SBS|
|Vampire Idol||Jong-hyun/Yariru Genius||MBN|
|2012||Wild Romance||Seo Yoon-yi||KBS2|
|Dear You||Go Jin-se||jTBC|
|Jeon Woo-chi||Seo Chan-hwi||KBS2|
|2013||Dating Agency: Cyrano||Moo-jin||tvN|
|2014||Her Lovely Heels||Oh Tae-soo||SBS Plus|
"The Reason I'm Getting Married"
|2015||Yoo-mi's Room||cameo (episode 6)||Olive TV|
|2016||Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo||Wang Yo||SBS|
|2017||The King in Love||Wang Rin||MBC|
|TBA||Ivory Tower||Lee Kyung-woon||TBA|
|2008||Hip My Life||ETN|
|2009||Now Is The Era of Flower Boys||MBC Every1|
|2012||Mnet Wide Entertainment News||Mnet||MC|
|2013||Style Log, Season 1||OnStyle||MC with Lee Soo-hyuk|
|2014||Style Log, Season 2||MC with Jo Min-ho, Nana|
|2014-2015||We Got Married Season 4||MBC||Cast member with Kim Yura|
|Inkigayo||SBS||MC, with Hwang Kwanghee, later Kim Yoo-jung and Jackson Wang|
|2016||Law of the Jungle - Panama||SBS||Cast member, Ep. 195 - 198|
|Top Gear Korea, Season 7||XTM||MC|
Music video appearances
|2008||"I Hurt That Person"||Epitone Project|
|"This Is Not a Love Song"||Sentimental Scenery|
|2013||"Rewind"||Double K feat. Michelle Lee|
|"Falling in Love"||2NE1|
|2014||"No Answer"||Hong Dae-kwang|
|2015||"Time Forgets"||Yoon Hyun-sang|
|"Shall We Dance"||Snuper|
Awards and nominations
|2011||Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards||Best Dressed Model||N/A||Won|
|2014||MBC Entertainment Awards||New Star of the Year||
|MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actor||
|2015||9th Cable TV Broadcasting Awards||Best Couple Award (with Han Seung-yeon)||
|10th Asia Model Festival Awards||New Star Award||N/A||Won|
|2016||Korea Film Directors Society Awards||Popularity Award||N/A||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Fantasy Drama||
|2017||2nd Asia Artist Awards||Popularity Award, Actor||
|44th MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Drama||Nominated|
- "위드메이 측 "홍종현과 전속계약 만료..재계약 안하기로"". Star News (in Korean). 13 September 2016.
- "홍종현, FA 나왔다…위드메이와 결별". etoday (in Korean). 13 September 2016.
- Lee, Seung-rok (30 October 2014). "여자들은 왜 홍종현을 좋아할까?(인터뷰)" [Why Do Women Like Hong Jong-hyun? (Interview)]. My Daily (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-12-29.
- "Interview with the Vampire (Idols)". Dramabeans. 23 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-07.
- Jeon, Ji-young (20 November 2012). "Hong Jong-hyeon plays brain game with Jeon Woochi Cha Tae-hyeon". KBS Global. Retrieved 2012-11-28.
- Bae, Sun-young (12 June 2013). "Dating Agency: Cyrano Cast Talks of Manipulating Romance". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30.
- Lee, Na-rae (28 January 2014). "Hong Jong Hyun to Act Opposite Kara's Han Seung Yeon in New Drama". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
- Kim, Hee-eun (13 June 2014). "Hong chosen for MBC Mama drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-04-26.
- "'We Got Married' picks newest couple". Korea JoongAng Daily.
- Ghim, Sora (13 January 2015). "Hong Jong Hyun, A Man of Few Words But A Lasting Impression". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-04-26.
- "Will Hong Jong Hyun Be Accepted By His In-Laws?". BNT News.
- "Hong Jong Hyun Cast in ′Alice′ with Jung So Min". enewsWorld.
- "Hong Jong-hyun's character in 'Scarlet Heart: Ryeo'". Kpop Herald.
- "[단독]임시완·윤아·홍종현·박환희, '왕사' 출연 확정" [Hong Jong-hyun up to rival Im Shi-wan in The King Loves]. Joins (in Korean).
- "Hong Jong Hyun snags lead role in Chinese web drama 'Ivory Tower'". Allkpop. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-03.
- "Kim Woo Bin, Sung Joon, Lee Soo Hyuk and Hong Jong Hyun Gather for 'Style Log'". enewsWorld.
- "Hong Jong Hyun, After School's Nana and Cho Min Ho to Host New Season of 'Style Log'". enewsWorld.
- Oh, Hyo-jin (22 December 2014). "Hong Jong Hyun Chosen as the New MC of Inkigayo". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-04-25.
- MacDonald, Joan (8 July 2013). "Kdrama Actors That 2NE1 Loves". KDramaStars. Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- "Hong Dae Kwang Says There's 'No Answer' with Hong Jong Hyun in New MV". enewsWorld.
- "Hong Jong Hyun Tries to Erase His Past in Yoon Hyun Sang′s ′Time Forgets′ MV". enewsWorld.
- Jang, Ah-reum (14 March 2015). "홍종현, 팬들에 화이트데이 기념 깜짝 이벤트 선사 '로맨틱'". News1 Korea (in Korean). Retrieved 2015-03-23.
- Jin, Min-ji (27 April 2015). "Hong Jong-hyun grabs award". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-04-27.