Kim Ha Neul


Kim Ha-neul( Hangul : 김하늘; born February 21, 1978) is a South Korean actress. After starting her career as a model, she rose to fame by starring in romantic-comedy filmsMy Tutor Friend(2003) andToo Beautiful to Lie(2004) and the action-comedy filmMy Girlfriend Is an Agent(2009). In 2011, Kim won Best Actress at the 48th Grand Bell Awards and the 32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards for her performance in the serial killer thrillerBlind. Her television work includes romance seriesRomance(2002) andA Gentleman's Dignity(2012),On Air(2008) and the melodramaOn the Way to the Airport(2016).

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 Kim Ha Neul's Early and personal life

Kim Ha-neul was born on 21 February 1978 in Seoul , South Korea. Her given name "Ha-neul" means “sky” in Korean. Her immediate family consists of her parents and one younger brother. She attended Seoul Institute of the Arts .

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 Kim Ha Neul's Career

1996–2000: Early careeredit

alongside Yoo Ji-tae . In 1999, she starred a medical drama filmDoctor K, which earned her first acting award nomination. In the same year, she made appearances in television dramasHappy TogetherandInto the Sunlight, and featured in the music video for "To Heaven" by Jo Sung-mo . Later, she reunited with Yoo Ji-tae in 2000 sci-fi romanceDitto, and rose to fame as an actress.

2001–2007: Rise to popularityedit

, where she acted as a college girl tasked with helping a delinquent student her own age graduate from high school alongside her opposite Kwon Sang-woo .In 2004, she starred inToo Beautiful to Lie, as an ex-convict who pretends to be the fiancee of a man being pressured to marry by his nosy, close-knit family.Due to the success of her films, Kim was dubbed "the queen of romantic comedies " by the Korean press.

and the melodramaStained Glass. Kim then returned to the familiar romance genre with 2006 romantic comedyAlmost Love, in the role of an aspiring actress with stage fright , which also reunited her withMy Tutor Friendco-star Kwon Sang-woo .This was followed byLovers of Six Years, about a longtime couple facing relationship problems.

2008–2012: Revived careeredit

My Girlfriend Is an Agent.The film was a box-office success, and earned positive reviews for its quality and performance.

Kim Ha-neul in October 2011

Kim Ha-Neul in 2011

You're My Pet, adapted from the Japanese josei mangaKimi wa Petto.

2015–present: Return to the screenedit

In September, she made her small-screen comeback in four years, starring in romance melodramaOn the Way to the Airportopposite Lee Sang-yoon .

With God, alongside actors Ha Jung-woo , Lee Jung-jae and Cha Tae-hyun .

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 Kim Ha Neul's Filmography


1998 Bye June Yoo Chae-young
1999 Doctor K Oh Sae-yeon
2000 Ditto Yoon So-eun
2003 My Tutor Friend Choi Su-wan
2004 Ice Rain Kim Kyung-min
Too Beautiful to Lie Joo Young-ju
Dead Friend Min Ji-won
2006 Almost Love Jin Dal-rae
2008 Lovers of Six Years Lee Da-jin
2009 My Girlfriend Is an Agent Ahn Soo-ji
2011 Blind Min Soo-ah
You're My Pet Ji Eun-yi
2016 Don't Forget Me Jin-young
Making Family Go Mi-yeon
2017 Misbehavior Hyo-joo
Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds God of Betrayal Hell

Television series

1999 Happy Together Jin Soo-ha SBS
Into the Sunlight Kang Soo-bin MBC
2000 Secret Lee Hee-jung MBC
2001 Piano Lee Soo-ah SBS
2002 Romance Kim Chae-won MBC
2004 Stained Glass Shin Ji-soo SBS
2006 90 Days, Time to Love Go Mi-yeon MBC
2008 On Air Oh Seung-ah SBS
2009 Paradise(telecinema) Mi-kyung SBS/TV Asahi
2010 Road No. 1 Kim Soo-yeon MBC
2012 A Gentleman's Dignity Seo Yi-soo SBS
2016 On the Way to the Airport Choi Soo-ah KBS2

Music video appearances

YearSong TitleArtist
1998 "To Heaven" Jo Sung-mo
2002 "Last Promise" Position
2009 "I Was Happy"

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 Kim Ha Neul's Discography

YearSong TitleArtistNotes
2008 "Sky Love" Kim Ha-neul fromOn AirOST
2011 "Stars in the Night Sky" Yang Jung-seung (Kiroy Y)
feat. Kim Ha-neul
You're My Pet Song" Jang Keun-suk
and Kim Ha-neul
fromYou're My PetOST
"I Only Look at You" Jang Keun-suk
and Kim Ha-neul
"Good" Kim Ha-neul

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 Kim Ha Neul's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
1999 20th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Doctor KNominated
2000 21st Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actress DittoNominated
2001 SBS Drama Awards Popularity Award PianoWon
2002 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress RomanceWon
2003 39th Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular ActressMy Tutor FriendWon
24th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActressNominated
2004 40th Baeksang Arts Awards Best ActressToo Beautiful to LieWon
41st Grand Bell Awards Best ActressNominated
25th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActressNominated
2008 Korea Fashion & Design Awards Best DressedN/AWon
Popular Star Award Lovers of Six YearsWon
Top Excellence Award, ActressOn AirWon
SBS Drama Awards Top 10 StarsWon
Top Excellence Award, ActressWon
2009 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actress My Girlfriend Is an AgentNominated
2011 Best ActressBlindWon
Best ActressWon
2012 1st K-Drama Star Awards Excellence Award, ActressA Gentleman's DignityNominated
Top 10 StarsWon
Popularity AwardWon
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend DramaWon
2016 Top Excellence Award, ActressOn the Way to the AirportWon
Excellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesNominated
Best Couple Awardwith Lee Sang-yoonWon
201753rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (TV)Nominated
InStyle Fashion AwardN/AWon
22nd Chunsa Film Art Awards Best ActressMisbehaviorNominated
26th Buil Film Awards Best ActressNominated

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 Kim Ha Neul's References

  1. "김하늘, 싸이더스HQ와 전속계약…장혁·조보아와 한솥밥 [공식입장]". Sports Donga (in Korean). 2 May 2018. 
  2. "Kim Ha-neul to Get Married Next Year". The Chosun Ilbo. 26 October 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 
  3. Sung, So-young (24 October 2015). "Kim Ha-neul to wed her boyfriend in March". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-11-10. 
  4. "Kim Ha-neul Expecting Baby". The Chosun Ilbo. 12 October 2017. 
  5. "Actress Kim Ha-neul Gives Birth to Her 1st Child". The Chosun Ilbo. 29 May 2018. 
  6. "Catholics produce Koinonia music video to welcome papal visit". July 11, 2014. Retrieved 2015-07-21. 
  7. Wee, Geun-woo (6 August 2010). "INTERVIEW: Actress Kim Ha-neul - Part 1". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  8. "Kim Ha-neul gives a new look to familiar role". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  9. "Review: 'My Tutor Friend'". Variety. 
  10. "Japanese Media: Kim Ha-neul More Popular than Choi Ji-woo". Hancinema. 
  11. "'Rom-com queen' retakes the crown". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  12. "Kim Ha-neul, Song Yoon-ah Compete to be This Summer's Horror Queen". The Chosun Ilbo. 2 June 2004. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  13. "청춘만화 (Almost Love) Press Screening Report". Twitch Film. 14 March 2006. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  14. Lee, Hyo-won (15 January 2008). "Actors Kim, Yoon Gossip About Love". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  15. Oh, Jean (26 February 2008). "New SBS drama set to be a smash". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved 2014-07-23. 
  16. Kwon, Mee-yoo (27 February 2008). "On Air Looks Into Making of Dramas". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  17. "Kim Ha-neul, Son Ye-jin, Soo Ae, Transformations of three 'pure ladies'". Hancinema. 
  18. Chung, Ah-young (2 November 2008). "Actor Kim Wins Top Prize at Korea Drama Festival Awards". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-03-06. 
  19. "KIM Ha-neul in first action film". Hancinema. 
  20. ""My Girlfriend is an Agent" Captivates Viewers' Hearts". Hancinema. 
  21. Wee, Geun-woo (13 May 2010). "Kim Ha-neul says "first time receiving such a moving script"". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  22. "Road No. 1 So Ji-sub and Kim Ha-neul". MBC Global Media. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-11. 
  23. Han, Sang-hee (21 June 2010). "Road No. 1 to feature war, love, comradeship". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  24. Kim, Jessica (21 June 2010). "Kim Ha-neul says Road No. 1 once-in-a-decade drama". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  25. Wee, Geun-woo (6 August 2010). "INTERVIEW: Actress Kim Ha-neul - Part 2". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  26. "Kim Ha-neul and Yoo Seung-ho will act together in the movie 'Blind'". Hancinema. 
  27. Sunwoo, Carla (12 September 2012). "Kim Ha-neul reveals a close call". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  28. Lee, Claire (18 October 2011). "Kim Ha-neul, Park Hae-il get top honors at Daejong Film Awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  29. "48th Daejong Film Awards Highlight Year's Best". The Chosun Ilbo. 18 October 2011. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  30. Lee, Claire (27 November 2011). "The Unjust best picture at Blue Dragon Awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-11. 
  31. Lee, In-kyung (3 November 2011). "Kim Ha Neul says, "I won't work with Jang Keun Suk again."". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  32. Lee, Nancy (13 December 2011). "11 of '11: Hottest Heroine - Kim Ha Neul". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  33. "Kim Ha-neul cast as female lead in new drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  34. Oh, Jean (24 May 2012). "Jang Dong-gun gets first 'proper' kiss scene". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  35. Kim, Ji-yeon (24 June 2012). "Kim Ha Neul Doesn't Believe in the Kim Ha Neul Effect". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  36. Kim, Ji-yeon (15 August 2012). "Interview: Kim Ha Neul Dreams of a Big Proposal". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  37. Kim, Ji-yeon (19 August 2012). "Interview: Kim Ha Neul Says She's Matured Yet Again through A Gentleman's Dignity". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  38. Jeong, Jee-won (6 November 2014). "Kim Ha Neul Cast as Lead in Korean-Chinese Film Making Family". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-11-06. 
  39. "Kim Ha-neul's Korean-Chinese movie set for October release". K-pop Herald. 11 February 2014. Retrieved 2015-03-05. 
  40. Conran, Pierce (7 March 2014). "KIM Ha-neul Joins JUNG Woo-sung on DON'T FORGET ME". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  41. "Kim Ha-neul to return to the drama scene". Korea JoongAng Daily. 
  42. "Actress Kim Ha-neul Says Marriage Helps Her Take It Easy". The Chosun Ilbo. 19 November 2016. 
  43. Choi, He-suk (4 June 2015). "Kim Ha-neul confirms The Teacher as new project". K-pop Herald. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  44. Conran, Pierce (4 June 2015). "FEMALE TEACHER in Session with KIM Ha-neul". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-07-11. 
  45. "Lee Jung-jae, D.O., Kim Ha-neul join 'With God'". Kpop Herald. 
  46. "Actress Kim Ha-neul to Appear in Cho Sung-mo's Music Video". KBS Global via Hancinema. 
  47. Kim, Erika (20 October 2011). "Kim Ha Neul and Jang Keun Suk Turn On the Cute for You're My Pet". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-07. 
  48. "Blue Dragon Award Goes to Sports Drama". Hancinema. 
  49. "Big Winners of 2012 Announced at Drama Awards Ceremonies of Major Broadcasters". 10Asia. 1 January 2013. 
  50. "Winners of the 2016 KBS Drama Awards". Asia Pacific Daily. 3 January 2017. 

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