Bae Doo Na


Bae Doona( Hangul :배두나; born October 11, 1979) is a South Korean actress and photographer . She is best known outside Korea for her role as the protagonist's political activist girlfriend, Cha Young-mi, in Park Chan-wook 's filmSympathy for Mr. Vengeance(2002) and as archer Park Nam-ju inThe Host(2006).

 Recent news about Bae Doo Na

  • by TaekYon.Kim  -  March 15, 2019 06:44 AM

    Bae Doona has become the first Korean to grace the cover of US Vogue!

    Actress Bae Doo-na has been the first Korean to decorate the US version of Borg. This April Vogue commemorates female talents from 14 countries through a project called '14 Countries, 14 Superstars: The Global Actors Who Know No Limits' under the theme 'a celebration of global talent'. In …

  • by asian  -  January 26, 2019 02:57 AM

    Bae Doona, Ryu Seung Ryong, and Joo Ji Hoon, stars of “Kingdom”, appeared on…

    Actor Ju Ji-hoon commented on the first drama performance of Bae Doo-na who co-wrote with the drama 'Kingdom'.   On the 25th, KBS2 'Entertainment Artist Interview' starring actor Bae Doo and drama 'Kingdom' star Ju Ji Hoon appeared. On the day, Baduna tried to play the first drama wi…

  • by asian  -  December 13, 2018 05:35 PM

    Bae Doona talked about EXO’s D.O. on V Live broadcast

     Bae Doona has talked about the group Exo member and actor dogyeongsu. On the afternoon of the 13th, portal 'Naver V live' was broadcasted 'Actor Whatsada (actor watsuda)'. Actress Baduna appeared on the movie 'King of Drugs' as a guest. Do, Kyung-su, who appeared in the last bro…

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 Bae Doo Na's Life and career

School. Later the same year, she appeared as the ghost inThe Ring Virus, a Korean remake of the Japanese horror filmRing.

In Kim So-young's documentaryWomen's History Trilogy (2000–2004), Bae notes her admiration for veteran South Korean actress Yoon Jeong-hee . Yoon returns the compliment saying "Bae Doo-na owns her world." In this same documentary, Bae shares how her own most memorable scene is being chased by the homeless man throughout the apartment inBarking Dogs Never Bite.That same year she gave a risque performance (albeit with a body double for the more intense scenes) inPlum Blossom,and slowly started getting more work on television.

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, directed by Park Chan-wook .

andSpring Bears Loveflop at the box office. After completing principal photography onSpring Bears Love, Bae decided to take time off from film, saying: "I never lived even once without having anything to do. The moment a film was presented to the press, I was almost always already shooting the next one ... I thought by myself: now my first cycle is really over. While I rest a little, I wanted to make a fresh new start."

Bae finally stepped onto a theater stage in 2004, for a production ofSunday Seoul(not to be confused with the South Korean movie of the same title), a play co-written by Park Chan-wook .

Beating Heart.

, which became the highest grossing film in South Korean box office history . For her role, she trained in archery for months that she was told if she really wanted, she had enough talent to make it at an amateur level.She then returned to television, through the seriesSomedayandHow to Meet a Perfect Neighbor.

and a night club singer in weekend dramaGloria.

Afterwards she made a brief appearance in the science fiction filmDoomsday Book.

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 Bae Doo Na's Filmography


TV dramas

Music videos

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 Bae Doo Na's Theater

  • Robert Zucco(2002) - Producer
  • Sunday Seoul(2004) - Actress, producer
  • The Visit(2008) - Producer

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 Bae Doo Na's Hosting

  • Music Camp- MC ( MBC , 1999)
  • Radio TenTen Club- DJ ( SBS , 1999)

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 Bae Doo Na's Discography

  • Linda Linda LindaOST|we are PARAN MAUMEP(2005)
    • リンダ リンダ Linda Linda
    • 僕の右手 Boku no Migite ("My Right Hand")
    • 終わらない歌 Owaranai Uta ("Never Ending Song")
  • GloriaOST(2010)
    • 글로리아 ("Gloria")
    • 바보랍니다 ("I'm a Fool")
    • Ready to Fly (feat. Jung Jae-yun)

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 Bae Doo Na's Books

  • Doona's London Play(2006) - photo-essays
  • Doona's Tokyo Play(2007) - photo-essays
  • Doona's Seoul Play(2008) - photo-essays

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 Bae Doo Na's Advertisements

  • COOLDOG, 꾸띠, i.n.v.u. [catalogs]
  • TM21
  • Lykea Cosmetics
  • Binggrae - HeartU, HeartU Cool, Power Cap, Chew-ets
  • Migliore
  • Donga Otsuka DemiSoda
  • Korea Association of Information & Telecommunication
  • G-Rush
  • Crencia
  • Whisper P&G
  • Ssamzie
  • KT Nespot
  • Tomato Savings Bank -Let's Love(Adoption PSA )
  • LG PixDix
  • 2008 Kia Sportage
  • Eryn Brinie
  • Make Up For Ever
  • Suntory I love vegi
  • Aladdin Bookstore
  • Jack&JillUrban Farmcampaign
  • Olleh Ebook
  • Santa Maria Novella

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 Bae Doo Na's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryFilm / TVResultRef.
1999 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actress School, Ad MadnessWon
2000 Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress Barking Dogs Never BiteWon
KBS Drama Awards Popularity Award RNAWon
2001 Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best Actress Take Care of My CatWon
Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Actress Take Care of My CatWon
2002 Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress Take Care of My CatWon
Pusan Film Critics Awards Best Actress Take Care of My CatWon
Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actress Sympathy for Mr. VengeanceNominated
Director's Cut Awards Best Actress Sympathy for Mr. VengeanceWon
2003 MBC Drama Awards Best Actress, Excellence Award Country PrincessNominated
2006 Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress The HostNominated
Director's Cut Awards Best Performers Award ( ensemble cast ) The HostWon
2008 Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film Best Supporting Actress Linda Linda LindaNominated
2010 Tokyo Sports Film Awards Best Actress Air DollWon
Japan Academy Prize Best Actress Air DollWon
Asian Film Awards Best Actress Air DollNominated
Takasaki Film Festival Best Actress Air DollWon
MBC Drama Awards Best Actress, Excellence Award GloriaNominated

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 Bae Doo Na's References

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  2. "Cine21 Interviews Bae Doo-Na". Twitch Film. 3 November 2005.
  3. Ho, Stewart (11 May 2012). "Bae Doo Na Reveals She Was Sadako Crawling Out of the TV Screen From ‘The Ring Virus′". enewsWorld.
  4. Paquet, Darcy. "Actors and Actresses of Korean Cinema: Bae Doo-na". Retrieved 2012-07-24.
  5. Hartzell, Adam. "Women's History Trilogy (2000-4)". Retrieved 2012-07-24.
  6. "Bae Doo-na: Acting Without a Pretty Face On". The Chosun Ilbo. 10 April 2006.
  7. Park, Jeong-ho (7 October 2001). "Flashy, Rebellious and Ready for Stardom". Korea JoongAng Daily.
  8. Lee, Seung-heon (25 March 2002). "Park Chan-Uk – Song Kang-Ho Duo’s New Movie, 'Revenge Is Mine'". The Dong-a Ilbo.
  9. Paquet, Darcy. "Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance". Retrieved 2012-07-24.
  10. "Bae Doo-na Promotes Seoul in Photo Book". The Chosun Ilbo. 26 November 2008.
  11. Cheon, Seung-hoon (11 March 2003). "Bae Doo-na, Heroine in New MBC TV Series 'A Confident Girl'". The Dong-a Ilbo.
  13. "Bae Du-na Makes Surprise Debut as Singer in Japan". KBS Global. 16 March 2005.
  14. "Korean actress Bae Doona greets to the house on the occasion of the opening day of a Japanese Film 'Linda Linda Linda'". via Hancinema. 24 July 2005.
  15. Kevin B. Lee, Michael Kerpan (28 February 2008). "We love Bae Doo-na (even if Korea doesn’t)". Shooting Down Pictures.
  16. ""I’m Young for the Role of a Divorced Woman, But..."". The Dong-a Ilbo. 30 March 2005.
  17. "PRESS SCREENING: 괴물 (The Host)". Twitch Film. 7 July 2006.
  18. "Bae Doona, "Right now? I'm having the time of my life!"". Broasia via Hancinema. 7 September 2007.
  19. Cho, Bum-ja (25 March 2010). "Bae Doo-na says "Doll" nude scene filming was "surprising"". 10Asia.
  20. "Bae Doo-na Braves Nude Scene in Japanese Film". The Chosun Ilbo. 27 March 2010.
  21. Sung, So-young (9 April 2010). "Bae brings life to an 'Air Doll'". Korea JoongAng Daily.
  22. Beck, Una (1 July 2009). "The Actress of Positive Stateless/BAE Doo-na of Air Doll". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  23. Han, Sang-hee (5 January 2010). "Heroines Line Up for Dramas in 2010". The Korea Times.
  24. Wee, Geun-woo (5 January 2010). "PREVIEW: KBS TV series "God of Study"". 10Asia.
  25. Lucia Hong, Lee Ji-hye (28 July 2010). "Bae Doo-na was "worried over bad singing"". 10Asia.
  26. Oh, Jean (1 August 2010). "Bae Doo-na grabs the mike in 'Gloria'". The Korea Herald.
  27. Cho, Jae-eun (6 April 2012). "Athletes' story of friendship retold in 'As One'". Korea JoongAng Daily.
  28. Kwak, Je-yup (10 April 2012). "Sports flick 'As One' targets patriots". The Korea Times.
  29. Oh, Mi-jung (17 April 2012). "Bae Doo Na Thought about North Korea’s ‘Great Leader’". enewsWorld.
  30. Choi, Eun-hwa (26 April 2012). "Interview: Bae Doo Na Opens Up About Her Lee Bun Hui Character in ′Korea′". enewsWorld.
  31. ""I'm Coming Out of Being Lee Boon-Hee," says Bae Doo-Na.". Issue Daily via Seen in Jeonju. 4 May 2012.
  32. Park, Hyun-min (3 May 2012). "Bae Doo Na Talks of How She Lost Her Toenail in Shoot for ‘Korea’". enewsWorld.
  33. Lee, In-kyung (13 April 2012). "How Would You Rate Bae Doo Na′s ′Doomsday Book′ Fashion Sense?". enewsWorld.
  34. "Bae Doo-na Ice Cool Ahead of Hollywood Debut". The Chosun Ilbo. 24 September 2011.
  35. Lee, Jin-ho (27 December 2011). "Bae Doo Na’s Hollywood Debut Piece Wraps Filming". enewsWorld.
  36. Ji, Yong-jin (11 September 2012). ""BAE Doo-na is marvellous": Cloud Atlas gets raves reviews after its Toronto premiere". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  37. Yamato, Jen (23 October 2012). "Korean Star Doona Bae On Sonmi-451 And Her Crossover Journey To 'Cloud Atlas'". Movieline.
  38. Rachel Lee, Jung Hyun-mok (1 November 2012). "‘Cloud Altas’ star talks Hollywood experience". Korea JoongAng Daily.
  39. Shim, Sun-ah (13 December 2012). "Actress Bae Doona in love with her role in 'Cloud Atlas'". Yonhap.
  40. Park, Eun-jee (14 December 2012). "‘Cloud Atlas’ team touches down in Seoul". Korea JoongAng Daily.
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  44. "Korean Film Awards, 1962-present". Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  45. "38th Baeksang Arts Awards". Baeksang Arts Awards. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
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  47. "23rd Blue Dragon Film Awards". Blue Dragon Film Awards. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
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  49. "27th Blue Dragon Film Awards". Blue Dragon Film Awards. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  50. "다정하게 손잡고 들어서는 배두나-고아성" (in Korean). Star News via Daum. 15 December 2006.
  51. Jamier, Samuel (15 December 2006). "The 27th Blue Dragon Awards". Tracking the Blue Dragon Dumplings.
  52. Yi, Chang-ho (28 December 2006). "Director's Cut Awards Diversity of Films". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  53. "Hong Wins 'Director of the Year' Award". The Chosun Ilbo. 26 December 2006.
  54. "Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress". Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  55. Hong, Lucia (21 January 2010). "Actress Bae Doona wins third award in Japan". 10Asia.
  56. "Bae Doo-na Wins Three Acting Awards in Japan". The Chosun Ilbo. 22 January 2010.
  57. Han, Sang-hee (23 December 2009). "Bae Doo-na Receives Award From Japan Academy Prize". The Korea Times.
  58. Chang, Tony (23 December 2009). "Actress Bae Doo-na receives lead actress award in Japan". Yonhap.
  59. "Bae Doo-na Wins Japanese Best Actress Award for ‘Air Doll’". KBS Global. 24 December 2009.
  60. "The 33rd Japan Academy Awards". Zimbio. 4 March 2010.
  61. "4th AFA Nominees & Winners". Asian Film Awards. 20 January 2010.
  62. Ko, Kyoung-seok (14 January 2010). "Bae Doona wins best actress award at Japanese film fest". 10Asia.
  63. Lee, Hyo-won (14 January 2010). "Bae Doo-na Named Best Actress". The Korea Times.
  64. "배두나 日최우수 여우주연상 수상" (in Korean). 15 January 2010.
  65. "‘2010 MBC 연기대상’ 여자 우수상, 박은혜-이소연 공동수상 "울컥"" (in Korean). Union Press. 31 December 2010.

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