Kim Min-joon

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Kim Min-joon
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Born (1976-08-24) August 24, 1976 (age 42)
South Korea
Other names Kim Min-jun
Education Dong-A University - Coaching Guidance
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003-present
Agent Dream Tea Entertainment
Korean name
Revised Romanization Gim Min-jun
McCune–Reischauer Kim Min-chun

Kim Min-joon (born July 24, 1976) is a South Korean actor.


Kim Min-joon began his career as a model, then made a memorable acting debut as the rebel leader in Damo. He alternates playing romantic leads (In-soon is Pretty, Surgeon Bong Dal-hee, Romance Town, Beloved) with playing villains (A Love, Tazza, Hindsight).[1]

Under the name "DJ Vesper MJ," Kim has also been active as a club DJ since 2009.[2]

On December 20, 2012, Kim announced on his Twitter that he would be taking a temporary hiatus from acting.[3][4] He returned to the entertainment scene three months later when actor Park Joong-hoon cast him in his directorial debut Top Star.[5]

In late 2013, he joined the reality/variety show I Live Alone,[6][7] as well as the multicultural children's travelogue Coo Coo Class.[8][9]



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Music video[edit]

  • The One - "Walk to Heaven" (2011)
  • Lyn - "But We Loved" Part 2 (2007)



  1. ^ Han, Sang-hee (8 July 2008). "Movie-Based Dramas to Fill TV Screens". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 19 April 2014. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ "Kim Min Joon as a DJ". Korea Portal. 20 July 2010. Archived from the original on 8 November 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (21 December 2012). "Kim Min-jun takes time off from acting". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  4. ^ Kang, Hye-in (20 December 2012). "Kim Min Jun claims that he will stop his career temporarily". StarN News. Retrieved 2012-12-20. 
  5. ^ Lee, Sun-min (18 March 2013). "Actor takes director's chair Sunday". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  6. ^ Kim, Ji-yi (5 October 2013). "I Live Alone Kim Min Jun explains about his rumor". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-01-24. 
  7. ^ Kim, Dong-joo (24 November 2013). "I Live Alone Kim Min Jun makes a small shelter for street cats". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-01-24. 
  8. ^ "CJ E&M's New Reality TV Show, Coo Coo Class". Hancinema. 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-24. 
  9. ^ Kim, Ji-soo (8 January 2014). "Television portrayal of multicultural community broadens". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 8 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-24. 

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