|Han Suk-kyu Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||November 3, 1964|
Han Suk-kyu is a South Korean actor, voiceover artist, and singer who has established himself as a prominent figure of the Korean entertainment industry with his critically acclaimed performances in several shows and movies like Christmas in August, Dr. Romantic, Tell Me Something, Secret Door, Shiri, The President’s Last Bang, Deep Rooted Tree, The Prison, and Green Fish. Over the years, he has also won several accolades and has received a tribute at the Austrian FilmAsia festival.
Seoul, South Korea
Han Suk-kyu studied at the Theater and Film department of Dongguk University.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Singer
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Han Suk-kyu has dated –
- Im Myeong-ju (1998-Present) – He married Im Myeong-ju in the year 1998 and the duo parents 4 children.
Race / Ethnicity
Han Suk-kyu is of South Korean descent.
- Often wears glasses
- Prominent Adam’s apple
- Distinct voice and diction
Han Suk-kyu Facts
- He has established himself as a prominent figure of the Korean film industry.
- While studying at Dongguk University, he used to sing for an amateur band.
- Han Suk-kyu has credited Kim Seung-ho, Al Pacino, Ken Takakura, The Godfather trilogy, and Hayao Miyazaki as his influences.
- He received immense praise for his performance as Mak-dong in the 1997 film, Green Fish, and won several awards including the 18th Blue Dragon Film Award, 35th Grand Bell Award, and 17th Korean Association of Film Critics Award in the “Best Actor” category.
- In 1998, he co-starred as Jung-won in the romantic drama film, Christmas in August, and bagged several awards for his performance.
- Han Suk-kyu went on a hiatus in the year 1999 as he suffered disc problems.
- In 2011, he co-starred as Lee Do/King Sejong in the romantic historical mystery drama TV series, Deep Rooted Tree, alongside actors Jang Hyuk and Shin Se-kyung. For this role, he won the SBS Drama Awards for “Grand Prize (Daesang)” and “Top 10 Stars” and was also nominated for the 48th Baeksang Arts Award in the “Best Actor (TV)” category.
- He enjoys fishing and playing golf during his spare time.
- Numerous artists like Hwang Jung-min, Ryoo Seung-bum, Kim Myung-min, Kim Joo-hyuk, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Rain, Lee Sung-jae, Lee Jin-wook, and Im Ji-kyu have credited Han Suk-kyu as their influence.
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