Kim Hee-chul( Hangul : 김희철, Hanja : 金希澈) was born on 10 July 1983, mononymouly credited asHeechul. He is a South Korean singer , actor , and presenter . He is a member of South Korean boy band Super Junior and its subgroup, Super Junior-T .
John Parkadded fire toHeechul's gay rumors on 'Happy Together 3'.On last week's episode, Heechul revealed that he had a kiss scene with actressUhmHyun Kyungin a past sitcom. During the March 23 broadcast, Heechul commented,"I want to film a sitcom with Hyun Kyung again."
Super Junior'sHeechuladmitted he was trouble during training underSM Entertainment.On the March 23 airing of 'Happy Together 3', Heechul was asked if he was really a rebel during his trainee years.The idol answered,"I moved from Gangwon-do to Seoul when I was 20-years-old. I always listened to …
Super Junior'sHeechultalked about his kiss scene with actressUhm Hyun Kyungon 'Happy Together 3'.On the March 16 episode, Heechul joined as the guest and had an opportunity to reunite with Uhm Hyun Kyung who he previously worked together with for a sitcom.
Kim was discovered at Starlight Casting System October 2002 where he auditioned with his friends. Initially, he was placed in a four-member project group called, "Four Seasons". This group included members Jaejoong , Yunho , and Kangin . They never debuted as Jaejoong and Yunho joined boy band TVXQ , who debuted in December 2003. Kim and Kangin joined ten other trainees and formed the group Super Junior 05, being the first generation of the rotational boy band Super Junior.
Other activities before his debut include modeling, acting, and VJing. He made his first appearance on TV starring in the teen dramaBanolim 2. Like bandmate Kibum , Kim made his first television appearance as an actor before the debut of Super Junior. He starred in the 2005 teen drama ,Sharp 2 ,in which he acted alongside Kibum. Not long afterwards, Kim appeared in an episode ofLoveholicas a chef trainee. He was a regular MC for the cable music showShow! Music Tank.
Yesung officially debut as part of 12-member project groupSuper Junior 05on 6 November 2005 on SBS 's music programmePopular Songs, performing their first single, " TWINS (Knock Out) ".Their debut albumSuperJunior05 (Twins)was released a month later on 5 December 2005 and debuted at #3 on the monthly MIAK K-pop album charts.
In March 2006, SM Entertainment began to recruit new members for the next Super Junior generation. However, plans changed and the company declared a halt in forming future Super Junior generations. Following the addition of thirteenth member Kyuhyun , the group dropped the suffix "05" and became officially credited as Super Junior.The re-polished group's first CD single " U " was released on 7 June 2006, which was their most successful single until the release of " Sorry, Sorry " in March 2009.
After the debut of Super Junior, he teamed with Kibum again to star in the sixth season ofNonstop, alternatively known asRainbow Romance. In 2006, he starred as supporting character Gong Min inBad Family. In 2007, he starred in family dramaGolden Brideas Kim Young-soo. Kim also appeared on variety shows such asVitamin,Sponge,XmanandLove Letter, as well as radio DJ onSBS Power FM Youngstreetwith Park Heebon, till mid-2006.
In 2007, Kim became part of a Super Junior sub-group, Super Junior-T , which debuted on 23 February with the Trot single " Rokuko !!!".Kim participated in Super Junior's second albumDon't Don, the band'sSuper Showtour, and filmed Super Junior's first movieAttack on the Pin-Up Boys.
He substituted for Andy of Shinhwa on SBS muisc programmeInkigayoon numerous occasions and became permanent host. He hosted the programme with Ku Hye Sun from 23 April 2006 to 18 February 2007, and with Jang Keun-suk from 25 February to 7 October 2007, then with Song Ji-hyo between 11 November 2007 and 4 May 2008.
In 2008, Kim debut as musical actor starring as Sonny, rotating with Kangin inXanadu. It played from 9 September to 23 November 2008 at Doosan Art Center, Yeonji-dong in Seoul.Auditions and casting were done via a reality television programme,To Be Kangin and Heechul, which also served to promote the musical.
Kim was on a TV show calledJoahseoorGood Daddy, where he and three other celebrities, including Lee HongKi from FT Island , learned to be good fathers by caring for a "daughter". He was also inBand of Brotherswith benad mate Kangin , and label mates Jungmo and Jay ofTRAX. Where the band paid tribute to different groups during their showcase at the end of the program.
Kim co-MC the2009 Dream Concertwith Song Ji-hyo , which was held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on 10 October.
After the 55-episode dramaLoving You Ten Million Timesended in early 2010, from where he released his first solo single, "First Star" (초별, Chobyul) from the drama's OST on 6 November 2009.Heechul returned to SBS radio as DJ to host radio program,HeeChul's Young Street. The show went on-air on 29 March 2010 and mark his first comeback as a DJ in four years,but left mid-2011. In May 2010, he joined as a regular cast member onFamily Outing 2,however the show was cancalled two months later due to low ratings.
On October 9, 2010, he created a personal Facebook, which collected 5,000 friend requests within 5 minutes. He was also a worldwide trending topic on Twitter for four days (from 9 Oct 2010 to 12 Oct 2010).
Kim formed a project group, M&D, with label mate, Kim Jungmo of TRAX in 2011. M&D stands for "midnight and dawn", and also the hometowns of Jungmo and Heechul, "Miari and Dangae-dong". The music video of their debut track, "Close Ur Mouth", directed by Heechul, was released on 23 June 2011. Heechul wrote the lyrics while Jungmo wrote and played all the instruments for the song. They performed their debut stage at Mnet ’s summer awards ceremony,20’s Choiceon 7 July 2011.
He was one of the four MCs on theRadio Starsegment ofGolden Fisheryon MBC and band mate Kyuhyun took over for him when he enlisted.andSecretofSaturday Freedomon KBS.
On 1 September 2011, Kim enlisted for his mandatory military service . He is serving as a public service worker for 23 months, after undergoing four weeks of basic training at the Nonsan military camp in Chungcheongnam-do Province.
On 27 September 2011, the single "Breakups are So Like Me" by Kim Jang-hoon was released, which featured Heechul, who also starred in the music video. It was completed the day before his enlistment, hence his parts during the performance on Music Bank and Show! Music Core , was filled in by bandmates, Yesung , Eunhyuk and Shindong , who performed with Kim Jang Hoon.
On 10 August 2006, Heechul was involved in a car accident while heading back to Seoul from Mokpo after attending the funeral of fellow Super Junior member Donghae ’s father. The tires malfunctioned while his car attempted to switch lanes. Heechul fractured his left leg in five places, including his femur, knee, and ankle, requiring him to be in surgery for six hours. He also sustained other injuries, including a tear in his tongue which required stitches.
Heechul was advised to stop all activities for a period of twelve weeks. He was released from the hospital on 13 September 2006 but he continued to receive out-patient care. He returned to the hospital to have a second surgery to remove some of the iron rods in his leg on October 10 and briefly returned to work in late October to film the final three episodes of an MBC youth sitcom while still in a cast and on a wheelchair. He made his comeback on 25 November of the same year during the Mnet KM Music Festival (MKMF) Awards. In late December Heechul officially returned to individual activities such as variety show appearances and hosting appearances.
In 2007, Heechul started to perform regularly despite still having a few rods that the doctors had attached to his leg. In late April and May 2007, he had recovered enough to be able to take part in Super Junior's strenuous dance routines. The remaining rods in his leg were removed in 2008.
|2007||Attack on the Pin-Up Boys||Kim Hee-chul, theUltra Juniorpresident||Supporting role, ensemble cast|
|2010||Super Show 3 3D||Himself||3-Dconcert film|
|2005||Sharp 2||Baek Jin-woo||KBS||Supporting role|
|2005||Loveholic||Young chef||KBS||Cameo appearance|
|2006||Mystery 6||Himself||Mnet||Supporting role|
|2006||Bad Family||Gong Min||SBS||Supporting role|
|2005–07||Rainbow Romance||Heechul||MBC||Leading role|
|2007–08||Golden Bride||Kim Young-soo||SBS||Supporting role|
|2009||TaeHee HyeGyo JiHyun||Himself||MBC||Cameo appearance|
|2009–10||I Love You Ten Million Times||Lee Chul||SBS||Supporting role|
|2010||I am Legend||Himself||SBS||Cameo appearance|
|2011||Youth Melody||Shen Taiyi||CCTV||Supporting role|
|5 May–30 June 2007||Idol World||KM||regular MC withSuper Junior-T|
|11 November 2007–3 February 2008||Explorers of the Human Body||SBS||regular (13 episodes)|
|2008||Intimate Note||ep24 and ep25 with Super Junior|
|14 September 2008||Because I Like You||SBS||with Kim Gun-mo, Yoo Sae-yoon|
|May - July 2010||Family Outing 2||SBS||regular member|
|5 December 2010||Running Man||SBS||guest (ep 20)|
|Summer Break Mnet 20's Choice Awards|
|2007||Best Pretty Boy||Heechul||Won|
|GoKpop Music Awards|
|2010||Best use of social media (facebook, twitter, etc.)||Heechul||Won|
|2010||Best Social Network Personality 2011||Heechul||Won|
|MBC Entertainment Awards|
|2011||Rookie Award (Show/Entertainment)||Heechul : Radio Star||Won|
|Date of birth||July 10, 1983|
|Place of birth||Hoengseong,Gangwon,South Korea|
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