Kim Sa-rang (actress)
Kim Sarang at Gillette Fusion Proglide launching event in Seoul, South Korea, in September 2011
January 12, 1978
Seoul, South Korea
|Alma mater||Yongin University|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||51 kg (112 lb)|
|Predecessor||Kim Yeon-joo (1999)|
|Successor||Kim Min-kyung (2001)|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Sa-rang|
Kim Sa-rang (Hangul: 김사랑; born January 12, 1978) is a South Korean actress. She is most known for her roles in the television series Secret Garden with Hyun Bin, A Love to Kill with Rain, and This is My Love with Joo Jin-mo. She is also known for being crowned Miss Korea in 2000 and representing South Korea in Miss Universe 2001, the 50th Miss Universe pageant in Puerto Rico. She won 'Best National Costume' Hanbok. In 2015, she became a free agent after leaving Brave Entertainment.
Early life and education
Kim Sa-rang was born on January 12, 1978, in South Korea. She graduated from Gwangyoung Girls' High School. Kim earned both a bachelor's and master's degree in traditional Korean music at Yong In University. She has one younger brother.
Kim Sa-rang made her acting debut in 2000 in the television drama series Anger of Angel, which garnered positive reviews. In 2001 she was cast in the television drama series How Should I Be. That same year, she got her first big role in a television drama series entitled Mina which was again met with positive reviews and she was considered a rising star. In 2003, she appeared in Thousand Years of Love. Her other roles in television include appearances in A Love to Kill, The King and I, Tokyo Sun Shower and Secret Garden. She was last seen in the TV drama series This is My Love. Kim made her first movie debut in 2002 with Man is Born. Following this, Kim also starred in Love: Impossible, Who Slept with Her? and Radio Dayz. She has also appeared in several K-pop music videos including "Because You’re My Woman" and "Demon".
Kim was crowned Miss Korea on May 28, 2000 at the Sejong Cultural Center, the site of the 1980 Miss Universe Pageant. She represented Korea in the Miss Universe Pageant 2001. During the pageant, she won the award for Best National Costume, which was a Korean hanbok dress.
|2002||Birth of a Man||Sa-rang|
|2003||Love Impossible||Oh Yeong‑Hee|
|2006||Hot for teacher||Uhm Ji-Young|
|2000||Anger of Angel||SBS|
|2001||How Should I Be||Yoo Jin||SBS|
|Mina||Park Mina (after surgery)||KBS2|
|2003||A Maiden's Dream||Bogdong||KBS1|
|Thousand Years of Love||Kum-hwa / Go Eun-bi||SBS|
|2005||A Love to Kill||Han Da-jung||KBS2|
|2007||The King and I||Eoudong [Gisaeng]||SBS|
|How to Meet a Perfect Neighbor||Herself||SBS|
|2008||Tokyo Sun Shower||Lee Soo-jin||SBS|
|2010-2011||Secret Garden||Yoon Seul||SBS|
|2015||This is My Love||Seo Jung-eun/Ji Eun-dong||JTBC|
|2019||Abyss||Go Se-yeon (cameo, episode 1)||tvN|
Music video appearances
|1989||To lady (숙녀에게)||Byeon Jin-seop|
|2007||Because You're My Woman||Lee Seung-gi|
|2003, 2006||SBS||Shin, Kim Won Hee's Hey Hey Hey|
|2006||SBS||I asked ambitious ten thousand people|
|2011||O'live||Kim Sa-rang & Lee Tae-im Find Your Taste!|
|2011||Radio Secret Garden||SBS FM||Yunseul Station|
|2001||Live Music Camp||Host||MBC|
|2010||1st Seoul Cultural Arts Awards||Host|
|2011||Road of Hope||Charity worker||KBS1|
|2017||I Live Alone||Herself||MBC|
|2002||Children Peace Ambassador|
Awards and nominations
|2000||Miss Korea 2000||Miss Korea||N/A||Won|
|2001||Miss Universe Pageant 2001||Best National Costume||Korean Hanbok Dress||Won|
|2002||Ambassador||Children's Peace Ambassador||N/A||Won|
|2005||KBS Drama Awards||Drama Awards Women Tribologists||N/A||Won|
|KBS Performance Awards||Best Supporting Actress Award||A Love to Kill||Won|
|2010||SBS Drama Awards||Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Special||Secret Garden||Nominated|
|2011||19th Republic of Korea Entertainment News||CF Special Star Award||N/A||Won|
|2012||10th Korea Jewelry||Best Jewelry Fair Lady||N/A||Won|
|2015||8th Korea Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress||This is My Love||Nominated|
|4th APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Nominated|
- (in Korean) Naver - Person Profile "Kim Sa-rang"
- Actress Kim Sa Rang Becomes Free Agent After Leaving Brave Entertainment
- Jones, Julie (30 April 2015). "Kim Sa Rang Makes Her Comeback With A Story About Lost First Love". KDramaStars. Retrieved 2015-09-19.
- "[Interview] Kim Sa-rang, My Love Eun-dong "changed me"". Hancinema. 2 August 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-19.
- Kim, Jin-seok (4 August 2015). "Kim returns with an emotional role". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-09-19.
- Lee, Yoon-jin (March 18, 2019). "tvN 새 드라마 '어비스', 김사랑, 특급 출연!...법조계의 여신 엄친딸 役!". News A (in Korean). Retrieved March 20, 2019.
- 문태경 '미코' 김사랑, 제1회 서울문화예술대상 MC 낙점 마이데일리 2010년 2월 19일
- '동정' 남궁진 문광부장관 아동평화대사로 톱스타 위촉 아이뉴스24 2002년 3월 28일
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