Song Kang ho

송강호

Song Kang-ho(Korean pronunciation: [sʰoːŋ ɡaŋho]; born January 17, 1967) is a South Korean actor.

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  • by laplace  -  July 29, 2017 03:33 AM

    "A Taxi Driver" to be released in the USA on August 11

    "A Taxi Driver"to be released in the USA on August 11.Synopsis:In this powerful true story set in 1980, a down-on-his-luck taxi driver from Seoul is hired by a foreign journalist who wants to go to the town of Gwangju for the day. They arrive to find a city under siege by the military gove…

  • by dongie  -  June 20, 2017 12:35 AM

    Director Diplomatic in 'Okja' Screening Controversy

    DirectorBong Joon-ho(center) speaks at a press junket for his latest film"Okja"in a hotel in Seoul on Wednesday along with cast members. /NewsisBong Joon-hotook the blame Wednesday for the screening controversy about his latest film"Okja"and expressed hope that the spat between p…

  • by robotman  -  June 20, 2017 12:27 AM

    new stills and posters for the upcoming Korean movie "A Taxi Driver"

    Added new stills and posters for the upcoming Korean movie"A Taxi Driver"(2016)Directed byJang HoonWithSong Kang-ho,Thomas Kretschmann,Yoo Hae-jin,Ryu Jun-yeol,Park Hyuk-kwon,Han Seong-yong,...SynopsisThe movie depicts stories about a taxi driver, who accidentally went to Gwangju in 1980s,…

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 Song Kang ho's Career

he later joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theatre company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation which proved Song's training ground. He made his stage premiere in 1991, in the playDongseung. Although regularly approached to act in films, he always turned down the opportunity until taking a role as an extra in Hong Sang-soo 'sThe Day a Pig Fell into the Well(1996).

Bad Movie, he gained cult notoriety for his show-stealing performance in Song Neung-han'sNo. 3as a gangster training a group of young recruits, winning his first acting award at the Blue Dragon Film Awards . Since that time he's been cast in several supporting roles before his high-profile appearance as Han Suk-kyu 's secret agent partner in Kang Je-gyu 's blockbuster thrillerShiri.

, for which he reputedly did most of his own stunts. But it is with his award-winning role as a North Korean sergeant inJoint Security Area/JSAthat Song came to the forefront as one of Korea's leading actors. Song also starred in Park Chan-wook 's acclaimed followup,Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, which centers around a father's pursuit of his daughter's kidnappers.

, about Korea's first baseball team which formed in the early 20th century. The following year he played a leading role as an incompetent rural detective in yet another critically acclaimed smash hit,Memories of Murderfrom young director Bong Joon-ho .

Antarctic Journal, a big-budget project by debut director Yim Pil-sung , about an expedition in Antarctica that performed weakly at the box-office.

The Host. The film helped to broaden international awareness of Song's talent, and indeed he beat out several of Asia's best known stars to be named Best Actor at the inaugural Asian Film Awards held in Hong Kong in March 2007.

the gangster love storyHindsight,the suspense filmHowling,the English-language dystopian blockbusterSnowpiercer, the period dramaThe Face Reader, andThe Attorneywhich was inspired by Roh Moo-hyun 's early days as a human rights lawyer.

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 Song Kang ho's Filmography

YearEnglish titleKorean titleRoleNotes
1996 The Day a Pig Fell into the Well 돼지가 우물에 빠진 날
1997 Green Fish 초록 물고기 Pan-su
No. 3 넘버3 Jo-pil Best New Actor at the 35thGrand Bell Awards

Best Supporting Actor at the 18thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Nominated - Best Supporting Actor at the 35thGrand Bell Awards

Nominated - Best New Actor at the 18thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Bad Movie 나쁜 영화
1998 The Quiet Family 조용한 가족 Kang Yeong-min (son)

Best Actor at the 18thKorean Association of Film Critics Awards

1999 Shiri 쉬리 Lee Jang-gil

Nominated - Best Supporting Actor at the 36thGrand Bell Awards

2000 The Foul King 반칙왕 Dae-ho

Best Actor at the 5thWomen Viewers Film Awards

Joint Security Area 공동경비구역JSA Sgt. Oh Kyeong-pil Best Actor at the 38thGrand Bell Awards

Best Actor atDeauville Asian Film Festival

Best Actor at the 3rdDirector's Cut Awards

Best Actor at the 1stBusan Film Critics Awards

Most Popular Actor for Film at the 37thBaeksang Arts Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 21stBlue Dragon Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor for Film at the 37thBaeksang Arts Awards

2002 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance 복수는 나의 것 Park Dong-jin

Nominated - Best Actor at the 23rdBlue Dragon Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 1stKorean Film Awards

YMCA Baseball Team YMCA 야구단 Lee Ho-chang
2003 Memories of Murder 살인의 추억 Detective Park Doo-man Best Actor at the 6thDirector's Cut Awards

Best Actor at the 40thGrand Bell Awards

Netizen's Popularity Award at the 40thGrand Bell Awards

Best Actor at the 2ndKorean Film Awards

Best Actor at the 11thChunsa Film Art Awards

Best Actor at the 23rdKorean Association of Film Critics Awards

Best Actor at the 2nd CGV Audience Choice of the Year Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 24thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 1st Max Movie Awards

2004 The President's Barber 효자동 이발사 Seong Han-mo

Nominated - Best Actor at the 25thBlue Dragon Film Awards

2005 Antarctic Journal 남극일기 Choi Do-hyung
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance 친절한 금자씨 Hired Assassin #1 (cameo)
2006 The Host 괴물 Park Gang-du Best Actor at the1stAsian Film Awards

Best Actor at the 9thDirector's Cut Awards

Grand Prize (Daesang) at the 30th Golden Cinematography Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the27thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the44thGrand Bell Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 4th Max Movie Awards

2007 The Show Must Go On 우아한 세계 Kang In-goo Best Actor at the 27thKorean Association of Film Critics Awards

Best Actor at the28thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Best Actor at the 8thBusan Film Critics Awards

Best Actor at the 11thFantasia Festival

Nominated - Best Actor at the 6thKorean Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor for Film at the44thBaeksang Arts Awards

Secret Sunshine 밀양 Jong-chan Best Actor at the 6thKorean Film Awards

FIPRESCIBest Actor Award at 19thPalm Springs International Film Festival

Best Actor at the 10thDirector's Cut Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the45thGrand Bell Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the2ndAsian Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 5th Max Movie Awards

2008 The Good, the Bad, the Weird 좋은 놈, 나쁜 놈, 이상한 놈 Yun Tae-goo/The Weird

Nominated - Best Actor at the29thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 7thKorean Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the3rdAsian Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor for Film at the45thBaeksang Arts Awards

2009 Thirst 박쥐 Sang-hyeon Best Actor at the 12thDirector's Cut Awards

Best Actor at the 17thChunsa Film Art Awards

Best Actor at the 1st KOFRA Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the4thAsian Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the30thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 7th Max Movie Awards

2010 Secret Reunion 의형제 Agent Lee Han-gyu

Nominated - Best Actor at the47thGrand Bell Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 8th Max Movie Awards

A Little Pond 작은 연못 Police officer (cameo)
2011 Hindsight 푸른소금 Doo-hun
2012 Howling 하울링 Sang-gil
Day Trip 청출어람 Short film
2013 Snowpiercer 설국 열차 Namgoong Minsu

Nominated - Best Supporting Actor at the 56thAsia-Pacific Film Festival

The Face Reader 관상 Nae-gyeong Best Actor at the50thGrand Bell Awards

Best Actor at the 33rdKorean Association of Film Critics Awards

Best Actor at the Korea Film Actor's Association Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the34thBlue Dragon Film Awards

The Attorney 변호인 Song U-seok Best Actor at the 19thChunsa Film Art Awards

Grand Prize (Daesang) for Film at the50thBaeksang Arts Awards

Best Actor at the 14thDirector's Cut Awards

Best Actor at the23rdBuil Film Awards

Best Actor at the 9th Max Movie Awards

Best Actor at the 5th KOFRA Film Awards

Best Actor at the35thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Best Actor at the Korea Film Actor's Association Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the8thAsian Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor for Film at the50thBaeksang Arts Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the51stGrand Bell Awards

2015 The Throne 사도 King Yeongjo Nominated -Best Actorat the10thAsia Pacific Screen Awards

Nominated - Best Actor for Film at the52ndBaeksang Arts Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the36thBlue Dragon Film Awards

2016 The Age of Shadows 밀정 Lee Jung-chool Best Actor at the 8th KOFRA Film Awards

Grand Prize (Daesang) at the 6th SACF Artists of the Year Awards

Best Actor for Film at the53rdBaeksang Arts Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the37thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the 22ndChunsa Film Art Awards

Nominated - Best Actor at the53rdGrand Bell Awards

2017 A Taxi Driver 택시 운전사 Man-seob Best Actor at the 21stFantasia Festival

Best Actor at the26th Buil Film Awards

Best Actor (Film) at the 1stThe Seoul Awards

Best Actor at the 38thBlue Dragon Film Awards

Special Mention Award at the 3rdAsian World Film Festival

Nominated - Best Actor at the54th Grand Bell Awards

Fifth Column 제5열 Kang Jong-deok
2018 Drug King 마약왕 Lee Doo-sam
Parasite 기생충

Other awards

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 Song Kang ho's References

  1. "송강호". Nate. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. Paquet, Darcy. "Actors and Actresses of Korean Cinema: Song Kang-ho". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  3. Beck, Una (4 March 2010). "INTERVIEW: Actor Song Kang-ho - Part 1". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  4. Beck, Una (4 March 2010). "INTERVIEW: Actor Song Kang-ho - Part 2". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  5. Beck, Una (4 March 2010). "INTERVIEW: Actor Song Kang-ho - Part 3". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  6. Ju, Sung-chul (7 October 2011). "Actor Song Kang-ho". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  7. Hwang, Hyo-jin (31 August 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Song Kang-ho - Part 1". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  8. Hwang, Hyo-jin (31 August 2011). "INTERVIEW: Actor Song Kang-ho - Part 2". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  9. Lee, Hyo-won (12 January 2012). "Song reprises detective role in Howling". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  10. Lee, Jin-ho (13 February 2012). "Interview: Song Kang Ho Says He Won't be Embarrassed of Howling". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  11. Lee, Jung-hyun (30 December 2013). "SONG Kang-ho in THE ATTORNEY "It Is the Film and the Truth that Count, not the Debate and Politics"". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 
  12. Chung, Hyun-chae (27 December 2013). "The actor of his generation: How Song Kang-ho ruled Korean cinema in 2013". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-04-03. 

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