In April 2014
October 1, 1971 |
Seoul, South Korea
|Other names||Song Il-kook|
|Alma mater||Chung-Ang University
(Master of Fine Arts)
(Bachelor of Fine Arts)
|Occupation||Actor, television personality|
|Spouse(s)||Jung Seung-yeon (m. 2008)|
|Parent(s)||Kim Eul-dong (mother)|
|Relatives||Kim Du-han (Grandfather)
Kim Chwa-chin (Great grandfather)
|Revised Romanization||Song Il-guk|
Early life and education
Song is the grandson of politician Kim Du-han, great grandson of Kim Jwa-jin, the famous anarchist and Korean independence movement general during the early 1900s. Song is the son of former politician Kim Eul-dong.
Song is the vice-president of the Korean Triathlon Confederation and participated in the 2008 Seoul International Triathlon Competition. In April 2008, Song carried the Olympic torch through Seoul.
In 2009, the state of Hawaii designated March 21 as Song Il-gook day. In April 2010, he was invited to the Blue House to dine with heads of state, including the president of Kazakhstan, as Jumong garnered immense popularity in the central Asian country.
Song and wife Jung became parents to fraternal triplet sons at a hospital in Seoul in March 16, 2012. Their sons are named Dae-han, Min-guk and Man-se which, when said together mean "Long Live the Republic of Korea". Song and his three sons starred in the variety show The Return of Superman from July 6, 2014 to February 7, 2016. The triplets also made a cameo appearance in Song's television series Jang Yeong-sil (2016).
|1999||Did We Really Love?||MBC|
|Goodbye My Love||MBC|
|Into the Sunlight||MBC|
|2000||All About Eve||MBC|
|2002||Hard Love||Na Young-jae||KBS2|
|Jang Hui-bin||Kim Chun-taek||KBS2|
|Album of Life||Shin Hyung-shik||KBS1|
|2004||People of the Water Flower Village||Kang Sung-woo||MBC|
|Terms of Endearment||Na Jang-soo||KBS1|
|Emperor of the Sea||Yeom Moon/Yeom Jang||KBS2|
|2006||Jumong||Jumong, later King Dongmyeong||MBC|
|2008||The Kingdom of The Winds||Prince Muhyul, later King Daemusin||KBS2|
|2010||A Man Called God||Michael King/Choi Kang-ta||MBC|
|2011||Crime Squad||Park Sae-hyuk||KBS2|
|Fermentation Family||Ki Ho-tae||jTBC|
|2016||Jang Yeong-sil||Jang Yeong-sil||KBS1|
|2005||The Art of Seduction||Seo Min-jun|
|2014-2016||The Return of Superman||KBS2||Series regular (Ep 34-116)|
|2002||KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Album of Life|
|2004||Best Couple Award (With Han Ga-in)||Terms of Endearment|
|2005||Excellence Award, Actor||Emperor of the Sea|
|Popularity Award, Actor|
|Best Couple Award (With Soo Ae)|
|2005||KBS||Right Language Award|
|2006||Grimae Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor||Jumong|
|2006||14th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards||Best TV Actor|
|2006||MBC Drama Awards||Grand Prize/Daesang|
|Top Excellence Award, Actor|
|2007||19th Korea Producer's Awards||Best TV Actor|
|2007||41st Taxpayer's Day||Commendation from the Prime Minister|
|2008||KBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor||The Kingdom of the Winds|
|Best Couple Award (With Choi Jung-won)|
|2009||Asia Model Festival Awards||Asia Star Awards|
|2011||2nd Republic of Korea Popular Culture and Arts Awards||Commendation from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism|
|2012||Goodwill Cooperation Service (GCS):||Award for Service Towards World Peace, Celebrities Who Serve category|
|2013||2nd Historical Drama Festival||Historical Drama Star Who's Brightened Korea|
|2014||KBS Entertainment Awards||Special PD Award||The Return of Superman|
|2015||Excellence Award – Male Variety Category|
|2016||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama||Jang Yeong-sil|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Song Il-Gook.|
- "Jumong's Song Il-gook As Most Impressive Second-Generation Celebrity @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". Hancinema.net. Retrieved 2016-11-28.
- "Drama star becomes honorary citizen of Tongyeong @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". Hancinema.net. Retrieved 2016-11-28.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2009-05-02.
- "Song Il-gook 'From Jumong to iron man, triple attempt' @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". Hancinema.net. 2008-05-29. Retrieved 2016-11-28.
- "South Korea Olympic Torch Relay". HanCinema.
- "[ChanMi's drama news] Song Il-gook's profile picture of Choi Jeong-won drawn personally! @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". Hancinema.net. 2008-09-19. Retrieved 2016-11-28.
- on YouTube
- "March 21 is Song Il-gook Day in Hawaii @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". Hancinema.net. 2009-03-17. Retrieved 2016-11-28.
- "Song Il-gook to meet Kazakhstan president today @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". Hancinema.net. 2010-04-22. Retrieved 2016-11-28.
- Jo, Yeon-ju (26 October 2015). "[단독] 송일국, 씨제스行 초읽기… 최민식과 한솥밥 먹나?". Korea Sports. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
- Actor Song Il-guk Marries Judge
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-09. Retrieved 2010-06-11.
- "Song Il-gook Weds Traditional Style @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". Hancinema.net. 2008-03-14. Retrieved 2016-11-28.
- Lee, Seo-hyun, '송일국-이하늬-윤진서-김효진-배종옥' 공통점은! [Song Il-gook, Lee Han-ui, Yun Jin-seo, Kim Hyo-jin and Bae Jong-ok have something in common] (2012-01-04) (in Korean), Shinmoongo, Retrieved 2012-05-11, Archive (2012-05-11), Archive2 (2012-05-11)
- Hyeoun, Hwa Yeong (2012-03-17). "송일국 "세 쌍둥이 아빠 됐다"".