|Shim Hyung-tak Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10½ in|
|Date of Birth||January 12, 1978|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Shim Hyung-tak is a South Korean actor, theatre artist, and former model who has been a part of a variety of television projects such as The Road Home, Master of Study, Three Sisters, A Thousand Kisses, Brain, Welcome Rain to My Life, My Daughter Seo-young, Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek, You Are the Boss!, Let’s Eat, High School King of Savvy, Apgujeong Midnight Sun, Miss Mamma Mia, Escape from Unemployment, Love Is Delicious, 4 Legendary Witches, Divorce Lawyer in Love, My Daughter’s Man, Nice Witch, Five Enough, Mari and I, Snow White: Taste Sweet Love, Flower Bouquet, Man Who Sets the Table, My Dream is Ryan, My Sassy Girl, Let’s Go! Dream Team, 20th Century Boy and Girl, Touch Your Heart, Welcome to Waikiki 2, Times, Even So Love, Melting Me Softly, Turn to the King, Undercover, Star Golden Bell, Law of the Jungle, Infinite Challenge, Reservation for Love, Battle Trip, Omniscient Interfering View, To Be With You, The Secret of Coocoo Island, I Trusted Him, Can We Fall in Love, Again?, and Hey Ghost, Let’s Fight. Shim Hyung-tak has also gained popularity for Doraemon Mania.
Seoul, South Korea
Actor, Theatre Artist, Former Model
Shim Hyung-tak has been signed with MADA Entertainment.
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Shim Hyung-tak has dated –
- Hirai Saya – Shim Hyung-tak confirmed on April 3, 2023, that he would be marrying his non-celebrity girlfriend in July after going out with her for 4 years. The couple tied the knot in July 2023 in Japan. It was later revealed that the name of his wife was Hirai Saya.
Race / Ethnicity
Shim Hyung-tak is of Korean descent.
Shim Hyung-tak Facts
- He was in college when he started modeling but later shifted to acting.
- He brought to life the character of Tae-seong (the “model” who later reveals to be a police officer) in the 2004 horror film Doll Master.
- Shim Hyung-tak made a cameo appearance in the 2005 romantic comedy film Love in Magic, starring Park Jin-hee and Yeon Jung-hoon.
- He was cast as Park Woo-chan in the family drama television series Three Sisters in 2010.
- His theatre credits include playing Jang Jae-hyuk in the production of Music in My Heart from 2010 to 2011.
- Shim Hyung-tak played Lee Seung-joo (a divorced lawyer and the love of Dan-bi’s life) in the 2012 romantic drama television series Welcome Rain to My Life.
- He was seen as Kim Hak-moon (Soo-kyungs’s boss who acts rude, arrogant, and mean, but who actually has an obsessive crush on Soo-kyung) in the romantic comedy thriller television series Let’s Eat in 2013.
- Along with Kang Byul, Han Go-eun, and Seo Do-young, Shim Hyung-tak co-starred as Na Woo-jin/Kevin Edwards in the 2015 romantic melodrama television series Miss Mamma Mia. This role won him the “Star Award – Best Actor” at the 9th Cable TV Broadcasting Awards.
- He co-starred as Lee Ho-tae (a jobless man who is Lee Sang-tae’s younger brother and was once a film director) in the 2016 family drama television series Five Enough. For this role, he was nominated for a KBS Drama Award in the “Best Male Artist Award in the Full-length Drama Part” category. Shim Hyung-tak’s co-stars for the project were Ahn Jae-wook, So Yoo-jin, Shim Yi-young, Im Soo-hyang, Shin Hye-sun, Sung Hoon, and Ahn Woo-yeon.
- Shim Hyung-tak played the supporting role of Choi Yoon-hyuk (a divorce lawyer) in the 2019 romantic comedy television series Touch Your Heart, starring Yoo In-na and Lee Dong-wook. For this performance, Hyung-tak won the “Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama” at the 27th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards.
- He has been cast in music videos for songs like You’re Welcome by As One, 여기까진가요 by Flower, Goodbye My Love by Lee Soo-young, Team Never Stop by One Candle (ft. Shim Hyung-tak), and Shut up & Squat (닥치고 스쿼트) by Lee Seung-yoon.
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