Choi Ji-woo( Hangul :최지우; born Choi Mi-hyang on June 11, 1975) is a South Korean actress most famous for starring in the television melodramasWinter Sonata,Beautiful DaysandStairway to Heaven.
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Choi Mi-hyang was first discovered when she won a talent audition organized by MBC in 1994, and made her debut in 1995'sWar and Love, after which she adopted the stage name "Choi Ji-woo."
In the next couple of years she would star in both dramas and films, includingThe Hole(a Korean remake of Hollywood thrillerHush) and the romantic comediesFirst Kisswith Ahn Jae-wook andThe Romantic Presidentwith Ahn Sung-ki . But it was her portrayals on TV of tragic heroines with a pure and innocent image -- notably inTruthopposite Ryu Shi-won andBeautiful Daysopposite Lee Byung-hun -- that boosted her rising popularity.
Ji-woo Hime("Princess Ji-woo").In 2009 she and Bae reprised their roles as voice actors forWinter Sonata Anime.She continues to be a lucrative star and brand in Japan, fetching high licensing/broadcasting rights for her dramas and selling out concerts and merchandise ( tvN E News compiled a list of the top Hallyu stars in Japan based on their approximate gross incomes for the first half of 2011, and Choi was #5 with approximately US$ 2 million).
and a more risque character in sex comedyEverybody Has Secrets(a Korean remake of Irish filmAbout Adam).Both films were poorly received by critics and audiences in South Korea, but performed well at the Japanese box office.
She returned to Korean television in 2007 inAir Cityalongside Lee Jung-jae ; her role was the Chief Operating Officer of Incheon Airport .
).That same year, she set up her own management company called C,JW Company . She also joined the ensemble cast of semi- improvisational mockumentaryActresses, arguably her most significant film yet.
Choi majored in aerobic dance at Pusan Women's College. She enrolled in Hanyang University 's Department of Theater and Film and completed her first year; however she had to withdraw from college studies due to her hectic work schedule.
|1995||War and Love||MBC|
|1996||First Love||Jang Seok-hee||KBS2|
|1997||Happiness is in Our Hearts||SBS|
|1999||Love In 3 Colors||Eun Ji-soo||KBS2|
|Mr. Duke||Jang Soo-jin||MBC|
|2001||Beautiful Days||Kim Yeon-soo||SBS|
|2002||We Are Dating Now||Ep. 15 cameo||SBS|
|Winter Sonata||Jung Yoo-jin||KBS2|
|2003||Stairway to Heaven||Han Jung-suh||SBS|
|2004||Full House||Herself (Ep. 3 cameo)||KBS2|
|101st Proposal||Li Shao Rong||BTV|
|2007||Air City||Han Do-kyung||MBC|
|2008||Star's Lover||Lee Ma-ri||SBS|
|2009||Winter Sonata Anime||Jung Yoo-jin (voice)||SKY PerfecTV!|
|2011||Fuyu no Sakura||Ep. 2 cameo||TBS|
|Can't Lose||Lee Eun-jae||MBC|
|1996||The Adventures of Mrs Park|
|1998||First Kiss||Song Yeon-hwa|
|1999||Nowhere to Hide||Juyon|
|2002||The Romantic President||Choi Eun-ju|
|2004||Everybody Has Secrets||Han Seon-yeong|
|2006||Now and Forever||Han Hye-won|
|2012||Choi Ji-woo’s Delicious Korea||Host||O'live TV|
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