Kim Ah-joong

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Kim Ah-joong
Kim Ah-joong.jpg
Born(1982-10-16) October 16, 1982 (age 31)
Seoul, South Korea
Other namesKim Ah-jung
Kim A-joong
Years active2004–present
Korean name
Hangul김아중
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGim A-jung
McCune–ReischauerKim Ajung
Website
http://www.namooactors.com/star/kimajoong/
 
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Kim Ah-joong
Kim Ah-joong.jpg
Born(1982-10-16) October 16, 1982 (age 31)
Seoul, South Korea
Other namesKim Ah-jung
Kim A-joong
Years active2004–present
Korean name
Hangul김아중
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGim A-jung
McCune–ReischauerKim Ajung
Website
http://www.namooactors.com/star/kimajoong/

Kim Ah-joong (also Kim Ah-Jung or Kim A-joong; born October 16, 1982, in Seoul, South Korea), is a South Korean film and drama actress/model and a singer. She graduated from Dongduk Women's University and attended Korea University and the International Hotel Management Institute Switzerland.[1] She is best known for playing the main character in the 2006 critically acclaimed romance comedy 200 Pounds Beauty.

Career[edit]

Kim Ah-joong is a well-known Korean actress/model/singer who rose to stardom from her roles in numerous films and commercials. She is best known for her role as a large girl (Han-na) who undergoes cosmetic surgery makeover to become a pop sensation in the highly successful 2006 South Korean comedy movie 200 Pounds Beauty. For this role, she was awarded Best Actress in the 2007 Grand Bell Awards.[2] She did her own singing in the movie, including "Beautiful Girl' in the opening credits music and the song 'Maria'.

Prior to that, she appeared in a few other TV series including the popular Bizarre Bunch in 2005 by KBS.

In December 2012, Kim co-starred with Ji Sung in romantic comedy film My PS Partner as Yoon-jung. It is about a woman who in an attempt to spice up her five-year relationship, tries to have phone sex with her boyfriend but accidentally gets Hyun Seung on the line instead.[3][4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRole
2013Catch MeYoon Jin Sook
2013AmazingErin
2012My PS PartnerYoon-jung
2010Foxy FestivalSoo-jung, cameo
2009PresentSpy W
2006200 Pounds BeautyKang Han-na / Jenny
2005When Romance Meets DestinyLee Kyung-jae

Television[edit]

YearTitleRole
2011Sign (SBS)Go Da-kyung
2009The Accidental Couple (KBS2)Han Ji-soo
2008On Air (SBS)Ep. 1 cameo - award ceremony red carpet
2005Bizarre Bunch (KBS1)Kim Jong-nam
2005Our Attitude to Prepare Parting (MBC)Seo Hee-won
2004Emperor of the Sea (KBS2)Ha Jin
2004Love SurvivalHerself

Music videos[edit]

Shin Hye Sung - Same thought

Youme - 여자라서 하지 못한 말

Awards[edit]

YearAward
2005
  • KBS Drama Awards: Best New Actress[5]
2006
  • 42nd Paeksang Arts Awards: Most Popular[5]
2007

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imi-luzern.com/newsevents/153-kim-ah-joong.html
  2. ^ "Ah-jung Kim - Awards". IMDb. 
  3. ^ Ho, Stewart (17 October 2012). "Ji Sung and Kim Ah Joong’s Release Movie Poster for Phone Sex Comedy". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Lee, Nancy (9 November 2012). "Ji Sung and Kim Ah Joong Dial Up for My PS Partner". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Korean Actor(Actress) Kim Ah-Jung, Biography and Photos". Tour 2 Korea. 

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