Kim Soo Mi

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Kim Soo-mi(born Kim Young-ok on September 3, 1951) is a South Korean actress. She has had a prolific career in film and television. Kim debuted in a talent contest in 1970, then shot to fame inCountry Diaries.The landmark TV series aired for almost 20 years,making Kim one of the most popular Korean actresses of the 1980s.In 2003 she made a memorable cameo as a profanity-spouting ajumma in the Jang Nara comedyOh! Happy Day. It successfully revamped her image and rejuvenated her fading career.Kim quickly became known in the Korean entertainment industry as the "Queen of Ad-lib ,"with her comic talent showcased in many of her succeeding projects, notablyMapado,Twilight Gangsters,Granny's Got Talent(2015),and theMarrying the Mafiasequels.Kim also gained attention for her turns in more serious fare, such as 2006'sBarefoot Ki-bong, a heartwarming pic about a developmentally disabled man. Her 2011 filmLate Blossomis a romance between two elderly couples, a topic rarely explored in Korean cinema.The low-budget indie became a sleeper hit , and for her portrayal of an Alzheimer's -afflicted woman, Kim won Best Supporting Actress at the Blue Dragon Film Awards .

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  • by laplace  -  December 18, 2016 01:10 AM

    "Marrying the Mafia II" + DVD Giveaway

    In Seoul, In-jae (played byShin Hyeon-joon) and Jin-kyeong (played byKim Won-hee) are middle-aged working professionals who are not...always perfectly successful in their immediate career goals, but have overall bright futures. After meeting in circumstances too hilariously contrived for me to want …

  • by heej0130  -  December 9, 2016 05:55 PM

    "Marrying the Mafia II" + DVD Giveaway

    In Seoul, In-jae (played byShin Hyeon-joon) and Jin-kyeong (played byKim Won-hee) are middle-aged working professionals who are not...always perfectly successful in their immediate career goals, but have overall bright futures. After meeting in circumstances too hilariously contrived for me to want …

  • by ifrit  -  October 20, 2016 04:38 PM

    Park Si-yeon, a Kim Soo-mi look-a-like

    TV Chosun "Wonderful Day" featured actressKim Soo-mi.She talked about how she became an actress. She said she cried after hearing poet Han Yong-woon's poem about not being able to call a country 'my own' from her father. Then she wanted to become a writer but after her parents passed away,…

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 Kim Soo Mi's Other activities

Kim filed an appeal at the Seoul High Court.

Since 2003, Kim has been the chairman of the Department of Theater and Film at Soongsil University 's College of Social Sciences.

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 Kim Soo Mi's Filmography

Film[]

Television series[]

  • Legendary Witches(MBC, 2014)
  • The Firstborn(jTBC, 2013)
  • Incarnation of Money(SBS, 2013)
  • Ohlala Couple(KBS2, 2012)
  • Hooray for Love(MBC, 2011)
  • Daring Women(SBS, 2010)
  • Unstoppable Marriage(KBS2, 2007)
  • The King and I(SBS, 2007)
  • Love Needs a Miracle(SBS, 2005)
  • Hello FranceskaSeason 3(MBC, 2005)
  • Beating Heart(MBC, 2005)
  • Cute or Crazy(SBS, 2005)
  • What Happened in Bali(SBS, 2004)
  • MBC Best Theater"내 딸 소란이" (MBC, 2003)
  • See You in the Morning(SBS, 2001)
  • Meeting(KBS2, 1999)
  • 누룽지 선생과 감자 일곱 개 (KBS2, 1999)
  • You're One-of-a-Kind(MBC, 1999)
  • The King's Path(MBC, 1998)
  • Beautiful Lady(SBS, 1997)
  • A Bluebird Has It(KBS2, 1997)
  • Illusion(MBC, 1996)
  • Salted Mackerel(MBC, 1996)
  • Their Embrace(MBC, 1996)
  • Asphalt Man(SBS, 1995)
  • Our Sunny Days of Youth(KBS2, 1995)
  • Professor Oh's Family(SBS, 1993)
  • 마포 무지개 (MBC, 1992)
  • 말로만 중산층 (MBC, 1991)
  • That Woman(MBC, 1990)
  • 마당 깊은 집 (MBC, 1990)
  • 유산 (MBC, 1989)
  • Your Toast(MBC, 1989)
  • The Face of a City(MBC, 1987)
  • The Season of Men(MBC, 1985)
  • Father & Son(MBC, 1983)
  • Park Soon-kyeong(MBC, 1982)
  • Sae-ah(MBC, 1981)
  • Angry Eyes(MBC, 1981)
  • Country DiariesakaLifetime in the Country(MBC, 1980-2002)
  • 엄마 아빠 좋아 (MBC, 1979)
  • You(MBC, 1977)
  • Samiingok(MBC, 1976)
  • 한백년 (MBC, 1973)
  • Adada(MBC, 1972)

Variety show[]

  • Roommate(SBS, 2015) (guest, episode 44)
  • Running Man(SBS, 2013) (guest, episode 149)
  • 2 Days & 1 Night(KBS2, 2011) (guest, episodes 193-195)
  • Soo-mi Ok(QTV, 2011)
  • Sunday Sunday Night: Age of Charm(MBC, 2005)
  • Kim Soo-mi's Cooking of the Day(MBC, 1982-1985)
  • A Look at Myself(KBS, 2015)

Music video[]

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 Kim Soo Mi's Theater

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream(2005)
  • 너를 보면 살고 싶다 (1998)

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 Kim Soo Mi's Radio Program

  • The Pursuit of Happiness with Kim Soo-mi and Kang Nam-gil(KBS, 1995)

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 Kim Soo Mi's Books

  • 얘들아, 힘들면 연락해! (2009)
  • 맘놓고 먹어도 살 안 쪄요 (2003)
  • 그해 봄, 나는 중이 되고 싶었다 (2003)
  • Kim Soo-mi's Jeolla Food Stories(1998)
  • I'm Sorry, I Love You(1997)
  • 나는 가끔 도망가 버리고 싶다 (1993)
  • 그리운 것은 말하지 않겠다 (1991)
  • 너를 보면 살고 싶다 (1990)

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 Kim Soo Mi's Awards

  • 2013 SBS Drama Awards : Achievement Award (Incarnation of Money)
  • 2011 32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards : Best Supporting Actress (Late Blossom)
  • 2007 1st Korean Movie Star Awards: Best Actress Who Made Us Laugh Award (Marrying the Mafia III)
  • 2006 3rd Max Movie Awards: Best Supporting Actress
  • 2006 14th Chunsa Film Art Awards : Best Supporting Actress (Barefoot Ki-bong)
  • 2005 26th Blue Dragon Film Awards : Popular Star Award (Mapado , Marrying the Mafia II)
  • 1986 22nd Baeksang Arts Awards : Most Popular Actress, TV category (Country Diaries)
  • 1986 MBC Drama Awards : Grand Prize/Daesang (Country Diaries, The Season of Men)
  • 1985 MBC Drama Awards : Top Excellence Award, Actress (Country Diaries)
  • 1982 Our Star Awards: Recipient
  • 1981 MBC Drama Awards : Excellence Award, Actress (Country Diaries)
  • 1978 MBC Drama Awards : Top Excellence Award, Actress
  • 1975 MBC Drama Awards : Excellence Award, Actress
  • 1972 MBC Drama Awards : Best New Actress (Adada)

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 Kim Soo Mi's References

  1. Cho, Jae-eun (8 September 2011). "Actress reveals airplane incident that got her to give up smoking for good". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  2. Han, Hyun-woo (14 April 2000). "MBC to Film Drama Episode in Kumgang". The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  3. "Interview with Kim Soo-Mi, the 'Queen of Ad-Lib'". Twitch Film. 22 October 2005. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  4. "Seniors Invade Movie Theaters for Mapa Island". The Chosun Ilbo. 1 April 2005. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  5. Lee, Hyo-won (11 March 2010). "Feisty Grandmas Pull Off Bandit Acts". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  6. Kim, Hyo-eun (12 March 2015). "Kim Su-mi is at it again". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-03-18. 
  7. "Now Playing: Marrying the Mafia 4 - Family Ordeal". Korea JoongAng Daily. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  8. "Comedic Veteran Actress Returns to TV from Big Screen". KBS Global. 2 November 2007. Retrieved 2014-06-25. 
  9. Kwon, Mee-yoo (6 February 2011). "Blossom portrays love in twilight years". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  10. Cha, Hyo-jin (14 February 2013). "I Love You, The Most Beautiful Confession". Worldyan News. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  11. Lee, Claire (27 November 2011). "The Unjust best picture at Blue Dragon Awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  12. Jeon, Su-yong (2 September 2003). "Celebrity Loses Case Against BMW". The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  13. Min, Dong-ki; Lim, Jae-un (1 April 2004). "Actress pickets BMW over 1998 accident". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  14. Moon, Gap-shik (21 September 1999). "First Environment Expo Opens". The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  15. Lee, Kyung-nam (23 August 2011). "Kim Su Mi's Confession About Killer Filming Schedules". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  16. Lee, Hyo-won (12 June 2008). "Delivering Love Doesn't Come Through". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  17. Lee, Jin-ho (14 September 2011). "Kim Su Mi To Play Wife of Shin Dong Yeop?". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  18. Lee, Sun-min (30 August 2014). "Veteran actresses to share life experiences on new show". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-09-11. 
  19. "Channal-A's new programme is inviting YOU !". Korean Language and Culture Center of Korea University. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  20. "Concerts, Museum & Theater". The Korea Times. 15 April 2010. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  21. "2010.5.26 TICKET". Korea JoongAng Daily. 26 May 2010. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 
  22. "Back After 10 Years". The Chosun Ilbo. 30 September 2003. Retrieved 2013-02-23. 

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