Jang Hyeok

Jang Hyeok,장혁

Jang Hyuk(born Jung Yong-joon on December 20, 1976) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the filmsVolcano High(2001) andWindstruck(2004), and the television dramasSuccessful Story of a Bright Girl(2002),Thank You(2007),The Slave Hunters(2010),Deep Rooted Tree(2011),Fated to Love You(2014),Shine or Go Crazy(2015),Voice(2017) andMoney Flower(2017).

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    Korean drama 'Voice' episode 15

    Added episode 15 for the Korean drama"Voice""Voice"(2017)Directed byKim Hong-seon-IWritten byMa Jin-wonNetwork : OCNWithJang Hyeok,Lee Ha-na,Baek Sung-hyun,Yesung,Son Eun-seo,Kwon Hyeong-joon,...16 episodes - Sat, Sun 22:00SynopsisA drama that records the intense lives of rescue …

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    "Voice" Episode 9

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 Jang Hyeok's Career

1997–2001: Beginnings and rise to fameedit

under the stage name Jang Hyuk. Besides the teen seriesSchooland a minor role in the little-seen filmZzang (The Best), Jang appeared in the music video of " To Mother ", the 1999 debut single of popular boyband g.o.d , whom he was housemates with at that time.Also in 1999, he played the good-hearted yet aggressive Myung-ha in the seriesInto the Sunlight. Using the stage name "TJ", he had a brief career as a rapper and acted in several music videos from his rap albumTJ Project, which was released in 2000.

with actress Shin Min-a . His acting in the eccentric role drew praise from fans and critics.

2002–2004: Mainstream popularity and controversyedit

Jungle Juice, which made the top of the weekly box-office. His popularity continued to increase when he starred in the hugely popular TV dramaSuccessful Story of a Bright Girlwith actress Jang Na-ra . He also took a role inPublic Toilet, the HK-Korea co-production by acclaimed Hong Kong director Fruit Chan which won a Special Mention in the Upstream section of the 2002 Venice Film Festival .

Please Teach Me English, by director Kim Sung-su and the following year, he starred opposite Jun Ji-hyun in Kwak Jae-yong 'sWindstruck. AlthoughWindstruckwas generally not well received in Korea, it went on to beatShiriand become one of the best-selling Korean films in Japan.

2006–2009: Career revival and international collaborationsedit

Thank You.A heartwarming story about a young single mother (played by Gong Hyo-jin ) with an HIV -positive daughter and the cynical doctor who enters their lives,Thank Yousurprisingly became a modest hit, and with it Jang left the stigma of his draft-dodging scandal behind him.[citation needed]

Jang also made a cameo in Japanese dramaRyokiteki na Kanojo, a remake of the 2001 Korean filmMy Sassy Girl. After his earlier guesting on star Tsuyoshi Kusanagi 's talk show, the director of the drama reportedly added new scenes for Jang that were not included in the original script.Jang then appeared as the love interest in three music videos of Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao .

In 2009, he appeared in the short filmHis Concernin the omnibusFive Senses of Eros, the risque thrillerSearching for the Elephantand the melodramaMaybe.

2010–2013: Critical acclaim and continued successedit

and a Best Actor nomination at the 2011 International Emmy Awards .

.Fall in Love with Anchor Beautyreceived high ratings in China during its run.

He next starred in legal thrillerThe Client(2011) with Ha Jung-woo and Park Hee-soon , saying the film satisfied his wish to portray a more emotionally complex persona. Playing a man accused of murdering his wife, Jang said he had to find "the right balance" "as someone who can appear at times like a criminal or at other times like an innocent man."

.He also returned to the big screen in 2013 blockbuster disaster filmThe Flu, in which he and Soo Ae played a firefighter and a doctor racing against time to find the cure for a deadly strain of the cold virus.

He appeared onReal Menfrom June 2013 to February 2014.He then wrote a collection of essays on his life experiences titledJang Hyuk, Hot-Blooded Man, published on August 6, 2013.


Fated to Love You, a Korean remake of the similarly-titled 2008 Taiwanese drama.Shortly after, he and Jang starred together for the third time inOld Farewell, about a boxer who travels into the past and re-encounters his recently deceased wife. It was part of the single-episode anthologyDrama Festival, and helmed by one of their directors onFated.

He was next cast in the Chinese filmInside or Outside, a detective mystery co-starring Simon Yam and Wallace Huo .Jang then played a Joseon innkeeper merchant inThe Merchant: Gaekju 2015.

, playing a genius neurosurgeon.Though the drama was critically praised, the number of episodes were brought down from 16 to 14 because of low viewer ratings.

opposite Son Hyun-joo premiered in March 2017, where he acted as a manipulative National Planning Security chief.He also starred in weekend dramaMoney Flower,earning much acclaim and a Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor nomination for his role as a revenge-seeking lawyer.

The same year, he was cast in SBS' gastronomy dramaWok of Love, playing a former gangster turned restaurant owner.

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 Jang Hyeok's Personal life

The couple have two sons and a daughter, born in February 2008, November 2009 and April 2015 respectively.

Jang has practiced Jeet Kune Do for more than 10 years and is a former professional Taekwondo athlete.[citation needed]

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 Jang Hyeok's Filmography


1998 Zzang Im Se-bin
2001 Volcano High Kim Kyung-soo
2002 Jungle Juice Ki-tae
Public Toilet Kim Seon-bak
2003 Please Teach Me English Park Moon-soo
2004 Windstruck Go Myung-woo
S Diary Im Chan (cameo)
2008 Dance of the Dragon Kwon Tae-san Korea-Singapore-USA collaboration
2009 Five Senses of Eros Jung Min-soo segment: "His Concern"
Maybe Eun-seol
Searching for the Elephant Hyun-woo
2011 The Client Han Chul-min
2013 The Flu Kang Ji-goo
2014 Innocent Thing Kim Joon-ki
2015 Empire of Lust Prince Yi Bang-won
2016 Inside or Outside Woo-geom (Ou Jian) Korea-China collaboration
2017 Because I Love You Fortune teller (cameo)
Ordinary Person Choi Gyu-nam
2018 The Swordsman Tae-yul

Television series

1997 Model Joon-ho SBS
1999 School Kang Woo-hyuk KBS2
Into the Sunlight Han Myung-ha MBC
2000 Wang Rung's Land Bong-pilSBS
2002 Successful Story of a Bright Girl Han Gi-tae
The Great Ambition Park Jae-young
2007 Thank You Min Gi-seo MBC
2008 Robber Kwon Oh-joon SBS
Ryokiteki na Kanojo Hallyustar "Jang Hyuk" (cameo, ep.1) TBS
Tazza Kim Go-ni SBS
2010 The Slave Hunters Lee Dae-gil KBS2
Fall in Love with Anchor Beauty Chen Yi Po ZJSTV
2011 Midas Kim Do-hyunSBS
Deep Rooted Tree Kang Chae-yoon/Ddol-bok
2013 Iris II: New Generation Jung Yoo-gun KBS2
2014 Fated to Love You Lee GunMBC
Drama Festival"Old Farewell" Kang Soo-hyuk
Love Cells Neighbor (cameo) NaverTV Cast
2015 Shine or Go Crazy Wang So MBC
The Producers Jang Hyun-sung (cameo, ep.3)KBS2
The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 Chun Bong-sam
2016 Beautiful Mind Lee Young-oh
2017 Voice Moo Jin-hyuk OCN
Hit the Top (cameo, ep.2) KBS2
Money Flower Kang Pil-joo / Jang Eun-cheon MBC
2018 Wok of Love Doo Chil-sung SBS
Bad Papa Yoo Ji-chul MBC
TBA New Sea Zhao Guo Sheng JSTV

Variety show

2013 Real Men MBC Cast member (until 2014)
2015 Ding Ge Long Dong Qiang CCTV Chuanju member
The Friends in Croatia Kstar Main cast
2017 Dragon Club – Childish Bromance KBS2 Main cast

Music video

YearSong TitleArtist
1997 Cho Kyu Man
1997 "A Request" Lee Seung-hwan
1999 "To Mother" g.o.d
2000 "GodBless TJ"TJ Project
"TJ's Love Story"
"Take the Life of You"
"Love of Sun and Moon"
2001 "A Better Day" JTL
2006 "그저 흐르는 대로" UTO
2008 "Impulse"Elva Hsiao
"The Loneliness of Two People"
"Is There Love?" Kim Yong-jin
2017 "Hot Sugar" 뜨거운 설탕 Turbo(터보)

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 Jang Hyeok's Discography

Album informationTrack listing
Track listing
  1. God Bless TJ (feat.g.o.d)
  2. Hey Girl
  3. Take the Life of You
  4. Devil's Heart
  5. 비(햇살 눈부신 날의 비)
  6. 돈(Money)
  7. The Message
  8. 니 소원이 내 손안에 있어
  9. 일월지애(上)
  10. 일월지애(下)
  11. 나쁜 습관
  12. 혁이의 사랑이야기
  13. 아침의 향기
  14. Since 1976
  15. 바이러스

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 Jang Hyeok's Book

2013 Jang Hyuk, Hot-Blooded Man Paper Book ISBN   9788997148325

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 Jang Hyeok's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2000 SBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Wang Rung's LandWon
2002SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Planning Drama DaemangNominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Successful Story of a Bright GirlNominated
Top Excellence Award, ActorSuccessful Story of a Bright Girl,
Top 10 StarsWon
2007 Excellence Award, ActorThank YouNominated
Golden Acting Award, Actor in a MiniseriesWon
2008 3rd Asia Model Festival Awards BBF Popular Star AwardN/AWon
2nd West Hollywood International Film Festival Best Actor Dance of the DragonWon
SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Planning DramaTazzaWon
Top 10 StarsWon
2010 46th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor (Television)The Slave HuntersNominated
Outstanding Korean ActorWon
Best ActorWon
17th Han Il Culture Awards Acting Award, Cultural Diplomacy categoryN/AWon
2nd Jewelry Awards Ruby AwardN/AWon
5th A-Awards Passion AwardN/AWon
23rd Grimae Awards Best ActorThe Slave HuntersWon
Grand Prize (Daesang)Won
Top Excellence Award, ActorNominated
Best Couple Award with Lee Da-haeWon
2011 International Emmy Awards Best ActorNominated
23rd Korea PD Awards Best Performer, TV Actor categoryWon
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Planning DramaMidas,Deep Rooted TreeWon
Top 10 StarsWon
2012 46th Taxpayer's Day Presidential CommendationN/AWon
2013 MBC Entertainment Awards Popularity Award in a Variety Show Real MenWon
Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length DramaIris IINominated
Top Excellence Award, ActorNominated
2014 3rd APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Fated to Love YouNominated
Best Dressed of the YearN/AWon
MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesFated to Love YouWon
Best Couple Award with Jang Na-raWon
Best Actor in a Drama Short Old FarewellNominated
20154th APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Shine or Go Crazy,The Merchant: Gaekju 2015Nominated
MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama Shine or Go CrazyNominated
Best Couple Award (with Han Chae-ah )The Merchant: Gaekju 2015Won
Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length DramaWon
Top Excellence Award, ActorNominated
2016 30th KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Beautiful MindNominated
2017 Drama Star Award VoiceWon
MBC Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang)Money FlowerNominated
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Weekend DramaWon
Popularity Award, ActorNominated
2018 Best Actor (Television)Nominated
Most Popular ActorNominated

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 Jang Hyeok's References

  1. "We Can See Korea Trip (part 2)". 2 Days & 1 Night. Season 3. Episode 414. October 18, 2015. KBS2. 
  2. "[스탠 바이 미] 정훈탁 대표, 스무살 청년 장혁에게 느낀 순수…18년 아름다운 동행의 시작". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). April 16, 2014. 
  3. "Actors and Actresses of Korean Cinema: Jang Hyuk". Koreanfilm.org. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  4. "More Actors Come Forward on Draft Dodging". The Chosun Ilbo. September 19, 2004. 
  5. "Song Seung-heon Appointed as Artilleryman, Jang Hyuk as Rifleman". KBS Global. December 17, 2004. 
  6. "Yellow Ribbons Time for Song Seung-hun". The Chosun Ilbo. November 16, 2006. 
  7. "First Script In Three Yrs: Like When I first Started...". The Dong-a Ilbo. March 15, 2007.
  8. "I am a dandy boy". The New Paper. September 28, 2007.
  9. "JANG Hyuk enters the world stage impressively". Korean Film Biz Zone. April 24, 2008.
  10. "2008 Winners". West Hollywood International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  11. "Korean hunk gives interview in English". The New Paper. January 21, 2011.
  12. "Jang Hyuk Makes Cameo Appearance in Japanese Drama". KBS Global. April 23, 2008.
  13. "Actor Jang Hyuk Stars in Taiwanese Singer Elva's New Music Video". KBS Global. June 25, 2008.
  14. "Dramas Bring Hero, Gamblers and Orchestra". The Korea Times. September 9, 2008.
  15. "Jang Hyuk praises big screen newcomer Sung Yu-ri". 10Asia. October 5, 2009.
  16. "Maybe set out to mend hearts". 10Asia. October 14, 2009.
  17. "Interview: Actor Jang Hyuk - Part 1". 10Asia. March 11, 2010.
  18. "Interview: Actor Jang Hyuk - Part 2". 10Asia. March 11, 2010.
  19. "Acting coach tells what it takes to be a star". Korea JoongAng Daily. October 25, 2010.
  20. "Jang Hyuk scores top prize at KBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. January 3, 2011.
  21. "Korea gets 2 International Emmy nominations". The Korea Herald. October 4, 2011.
  22. "Korea represented at Intl. Emmys" Archived 2012-06-26 at the Wayback Machine.. Korea JoongAng Daily. October 5, 2011.
  23. "Jang Hyuk, KBS The Master Show nominated for International Emmy Awards". 10Asia. October 6, 2011.
  24. "Jang Hyuk to star in Chinese remake of All About Eve". 10Asia. March 26, 2010.
  25. "Chinese remake of All About Eve No. 1 show in China". 10Asia. October 15, 2010.
  26. "Will Jang score another success with Midas?". The Korea Herald. February 21, 2011.
  27. "PREVIEW: SBS TV series Midas". 10Asia. February 22, 2011. 
  28. "Ha Jung-woo confident about Korean-style legal thriller". The Korea Times. August 31, 2011.
  29. "Jang Hyuk said did not want to take the role in Tree at first". 10Asia. September 29, 2011.
  30. "Actor Jang Hyuk's Soundtrack Picks". 10Asia. December 2, 2011.
  31. "Will IRIS sequel deliver?". The Korea Herald. November 14, 2012. 
  32. "Interview: Jang Hyuk, Lead Actor of IRIS 2, an Epitome of Sincerity and Style". 10Asia. January 19, 2013. 
  33. "Interview: Jang Hyuk, Lead Actor of IRIS 2, an Epitome of Sincerity and Style – Part. 2". 10Asia. January 27, 2013. 
  34. "IRIS II set to explode onto the small screen". The Korea Herald. February 7, 2013. 
  35. "Jang Hyuk, Lee Da-hae Confirm Roles in IRIS Sequel". 10Asia. September 20, 2012.
  36. "Jang Hyuk and Lee Da-hae to star in Iris 2" Archived 2013-01-19 at the Wayback Machine.. Korea JoongAng Daily. September 21, 2012.
  37. "Flu spreads horror throughout Seoul suburb". Korea JoongAng Daily. August 9, 2013. 
  38. "Interview: Jang Hyuk Shows His Trust in Director Kim Sung Soo and Soo Ae". enewsWorld. August 17, 2013. 
  39. "Jang Hyuk to Join MBC Variety Show Real Man". 10Asia. May 21, 2013. Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. 
  40. "Real Men reshuffling cast". Korea JoongAng Daily. February 8, 2014. 
  41. "Book of Essays Shows Life Behind the Scenes for Actor Jang Hyuk". The Chosun Ilbo. August 7, 2013. 
  42. "Jang Hyuk Publishes Autobiography Today". 10Asia. August 6, 2013. 
  43. "Emotions prickle, limits tested in Innocent Thing". Korea JoongAng Daily. April 4, 2014. 
  44. "Jang Hyuk Talks About His Affinity for Melodramas". The Chosun Ilbo. May 10, 2014. 
  45. "Jang Hyuk says Jang Na-ra looks the same as 12 years ago". The Korea Herald. June 30, 2014. 
  46. "Chinese are loving latest MBC drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. September 22, 2014. 
  47. "Interview: Jang Hyuk Talks 17 Years of His Hot and Cold Acting Career". enewsWorld. September 28, 2014. 
  48. "Snail couple back in new short drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. October 31, 2014. 
  49. "Jang Hyuk & Oh Yeon Seo coming back with a new drama called Shine or Go Crazy". StarN News. January 16, 2015. 
  50. "Empire of Lust sheds light on love in battle for Joseon throne". The Korea Herald. February 25, 2015. 
  51. "New 'Yi Bang-won' film focuses on love for a change". The Korea Times. March 2, 2015. 
  52. "JANG Hyuk Cast in Chinese Production". Korean Film Biz Zone. April 30, 2015. 
  53. "Jang Hyuk stars in new drama Gaekju". The Korea Times. July 16, 2015. 
  54. "Jang Hyuk gets Chinese drama role". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  55. "Jang Hyuk lands lead drama role". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  56. "KBS's Beautiful Mind to end abruptly with 14th episode". International Business Times. Retrieved 2016-08-02. 
  57. "'Voice' director listens, hints at tempering down gore". Yonhap News Agency. February 15, 2017. 
  58. "Highlights of crime thriller series 'The Voice' starring top star Jang Hyuk unveiled". Yonhap News Agency. 
  59. "Crime drama 'Voice' leans on fear factor". The Korea Times. March 1, 2017. 
  60. "Jang Hyuk to star in upcoming police thriller". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  61. "After 20 years, looking for more : Jang Hyuk looks back at the roles that have defined his long career". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  62. "Jang Hyuk and Park Seyoung Casted for 'Money Flower', Broadcasts in November". BNT News. 
  63. "[INTERVIEW] 'Every film set is my boxing ring'". The Korea Times. February 11, 2018. 
  64. "JANG Hyuk Sharpens Up for SWORDSMAN". Korean Film Biz Zone. 
  65. "장혁X정려원X이준호, '기름진 멜로'로 뭉친다 "4월 방송"". Sports Seoul (in Korean). March 20, 2018. 
  66. "Actor Jang Hyuk to Marry in June". The Korea Times. December 30, 2007. Archived from the original on June 19, 2013. 
  67. "Actor Jang Hyuk Becomes Father". The Korea Times. February 10, 2008. 
  68. "Jang Hyuk celebrates birth of daughter". K-pop Herald. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  69. "Jun Ji Hyun's First MV-이해할께-Will You Understand (1997)-[English Sub+Bengali]-Jang Hyuk-Cho Kyu Man". Rifat Sharna. 13 March 2018. 
  70. "Hey Girl-(헤이 걸-হেই গার্ল) (2000)-Korean MV -Jang Hyuk-Jun Ji-Hyun [English Sub+Bengali Sub]". Rifat Sharna. 13 March 2018. 
  71. "1집 일월지애". Naver. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  72. "2007 Year-end Korean drama awards round-up". Hancinema. Star Money. January 7, 2007. 
  73. "'The Slave Hunters' Wins Seoul International Drama Award". KBS Global. August 24, 2010. 
  74. "장혁-한효주, 코리아드라마어워즈 남녀주연상 수상". 10Asia (in Korean). September 16, 2010. 
  75. Jessica Kim (January 2, 2012). "Han Suk-kyu reclaims glory at SBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. 
  76. Lee, Cory (January 2, 2014). "Kim Hye-soo Reclaims Glory, Good Doctor, Secret Love Win Big at the 2013 KBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. Archived from the original on March 28, 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-22. 
  77. "Jang Hyuk, Cha Ye-ryun named best dressed at Herald Donga awards". The Korea Herald. December 10, 2014. 
  78. "Check out the Winners from '2015 KBS Drama Awards'". BNT News. December 31, 2015. 
  79. "김윤진·장혁부터 도경수까지...한국영화를 빛낸 ★들 [종합]". Osen (in Korean). July 4, 2017. 
  80. "제54회 백상예술대상, TV·영화 각 부문별 수상 후보자 공개". JTBC (in Korean). April 6, 2018. 

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