Song Joong Ki

송중기

Song Joong-ki(born September 19, 1985) is a South Korean actor. He rose to fame in the historical dramaSungkyunkwan Scandaland variety showRunning Man. Song played his first TV leading role in the melodramaThe Innocent Manin 2012. He has also starred in feature films , notably as the titular character in the box office hitA Werewolf Boy.After his mandatory military service , he took on the lead role in the 2016 drama,Descendants of the Sun.

宋仲基(朝鮮語:송중기,1985年9月19日-),韓國男演員及主持人。畢業於韓國高等學府成均館大學(有成大校草之稱),家中有一兄一妹。粉絲名稱?「Ki Aile」,是由宋仲基的「Ki」與法文的翅膀「Aile」結合,意思是當他的翅膀讓他展翅高飛。於2013年8月27日入伍,2015年5月26日退伍。圈內摯友有演員趙寅成、李光洙、林周煥、金基邦等人。

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 Song Joong Ki's Early life

He then turned his attention to his studies, which improved his grades dramatically and he received the highest grades for all his subjects. Having scored 380 points out of 400 on his national college entrance , he entered the prestigious Sungkyunkwan University .

, making it all the way to the finals (but not winning). Song also became a cover model forCollege.

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 Song Joong Ki's Career

Hearty Paws 2.Eventually, it was the role of an 18th-century Joseon -era rich, indolent playboy in the 2010 fusion period dramaSungkyunkwan Scandal, that made Song shoot to stardom along with the rest of the young cast.Song published the bookBeautiful Skin Project, a bestselling health and beauty guide for men (which was re-released in Japan in 2013).In late 2010, he went on a bicycling tour around Sydney, Australia , which aired two episodes on TV via ELLE, an offshoot of the eponymous fashion magazine . Moreover, a TV special of the actor's trip to Japan entitledI'm Real: Song Joong-kiaired two parts in early 2011.And despite the low ratings of jTBC audition programMade in U, Song was commended for his smooth hosting skills as MC .

, holding fan meetings in Thailand, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Seoul, South Korea.

Song Joong-ki at the The Innocent Man production presentation

.Song said, "It was a project I took on with the thought that I'm saying good-bye to the young me. I'm not young anymore and it's time for me to become a man."The film became the most successful Korean melodrama of all time, with more than 7 million tickets sold .

, cemented Song's image in the press as the "savior" of the melodrama genre both on the big and small screen.But Song said he'd rather be a good actor than a popular one, and plans to calmly continue gaining experience like he had before.

Descendants of the Sun, playing the leader of a peacekeeping unit who clashes with then falls for an army surgeon as they work together on disaster-relief missions. Written by hitmaker screenwriter Kim Eun-sook , the series is set to film overseas.

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 Song Joong Ki's Filmography

Film[edit]

YearTitleHangulRole
2008 A Frozen Flower 쌍화점 No-tak
2009 Five Senses of Eros 오감도 Yoo Jae-hyuk
The Case of Itaewon Homicide 이태원 살인사건 Jo Jong-pil
2010 Hearty Paws 2 마음이2 Dong-wook
2011 Penny Pinchers 티끌모아 로맨스 Chun Ji-woong
Rio Blu (Koreandubbing)
2012 Pengi and Sommi 황제펭귄 펭이와 솜이 Narrator
The Grand Heist 바람과 함께 사라지다 older Jung-goon(cameo)
A Werewolf Boy 늑대소년 Chul-soo
2017 군함도 Park Moo Young

Television series[edit]

YearTitleHangulRoleNetwork
2007 Get Karl! Oh Soo-jung 칼잡이 오수정 reporter 2 (bit part) SBS
2008 Love Racing 러브 레이싱 younger male YTN
My Precious You 내사랑 금지옥엽 Jang Jin-ho KBS2
2009 Triple 트리플 Ji Poong-ho MBC
My Fair Lady 아가씨를 부탁해 head butler
(cameo, episode 1)
KBS2
Will It Snow for Christmas? 크리스마스에 눈이 올까요? Han Ji-yong SBS
2010 Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors 산부인과 Ahn Kyung-woo SBS
Sungkyunkwan Scandal 성균관 스캔들 Gu Yong-ha KBS2
2011 Deep Rooted Tree 뿌리깊은 나무 teenageYi Do SBS
2012 The Innocent Man 세상 어디에도 없는 착한남자 Kang Ma-ru KBS2
2016 Descendants of the Sun 태양의 후예 Yoo Shi-jin KBS2

Variety shows[edit]

YearTitleHangulNetworkNotes
2008 Pretty Boys: A Wrong Situation 꽃미남 아롱사태 Mnet
2009 Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 출발 드림팀2 KBS2 variety show
2009-10 Music Bank 뮤직뱅크 KBS2 music show, asMC
2010 Oh! My School 오 마이 스쿨 KBS2 guest (episode 2)
2010-16 Running Man 런닝맨 SBS cast member (episodes 1-41)
guest (episode 66)
cameo (episodes 71,97,251,283)
2011 I'm Real: Song Joong-ki I'm Real 송중기 QTV
Everyone Dramatic 에브리원 드라마틱 MBC
Made in U 메이드 인 유 jTBC audition show, asMC
2011-12 Tears of the Antarctic 남극의 눈물 MBC documentary, as narrator

Music videos[edit]

YearSong TitleHangulArtistRef.
2009 "Poisonous Tongue" 독설 Tei
2012 "Men Are All Like That" 남자가 다 그렇지 뭐 Kim Jong-kook

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 Song Joong Ki's Discography

YearSong TitleHangulNotes
2012 "Really" 정말

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 Song Joong Ki's Book

YearTitleHangulAuthorPublisher
2010 Beautiful Skin Project 피부미남 프로젝트 Song Joong-ki, Hwang Min-young Antenna Books

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 Song Joong Ki's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
20103rd Style Icon Awards New Style Icon (TV Actor)N/AWon
31st Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New ActorHearty Paws 2Nominated
SBS Entertainment Awards Best Newcomer in a Variety ShowRunning ManWon
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length DramaSungkyunkwan ScandalNominated
Netizens' AwardNominated
Popularity AwardWon
Best Couple Awardwith Yoo Ah-inWon
20116th Asia Model Festival Awards BBF Fashionista AwardN/AWon
7th Korea Drama Awards Best New Actor Sungkyunkwan ScandalNominated
SBS Drama Awards Producer's AwardDeep Rooted TreeWon
20126th Mnet 20's Choice Awards 20's Male Drama StarNominated
5th Style Icon Awards Style IconN/AWon
19th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorThe Innocent ManWon
1st K-Drama Star Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorWon
KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorWon
Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length DramaNominated
Netizens' AwardWon
Best Couple Awardwith Moon Chae-wonWon
201349th Baeksang Arts Awards Best ActorA Werewolf BoyNominated
6th Nickelodeon Korea Kids' Choice Awards Favorite ActorWon
7th Mnet 20's Choice Awards 20's Male Movie StarNominated
8th Seoul International Drama Awards Outstanding Korean ActorThe Innocent ManNominated
Outstanding Korean Drama OST"Really"
(The Innocent ManOST )
Nominated
2016
8th Style Icon Asia
Style IconN/AWon

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