Min Hyo-rin

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Min Hyo-rin
Min Hyo-Rin.jpg
Min at the LG Optimus LTE showcase event in 2011
BornJung Eun-ran
(1986-02-28) February 28, 1986 (age 28)
Daegu, South Korea
OccupationActress, Singer
Years active2006-present
AgentStar Fox Entertainment (2006-2014)
JYP Entertainment (2014-present)
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationMin Hyo-rin
McCune–ReischauerMin Hyo-rin
Birth name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationJeong Eun-ran
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Ŭn-lan
 
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This is a Korean name; the family name is Jung. In stage/pen name, the surname is Min.
Min Hyo-rin
Min Hyo-Rin.jpg
Min at the LG Optimus LTE showcase event in 2011
BornJung Eun-ran
(1986-02-28) February 28, 1986 (age 28)
Daegu, South Korea
OccupationActress, Singer
Years active2006-present
AgentStar Fox Entertainment (2006-2014)
JYP Entertainment (2014-present)
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationMin Hyo-rin
McCune–ReischauerMin Hyo-rin
Birth name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationJeong Eun-ran
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Ŭn-lan

Jung Eun-ran (born February 28, 1986), better known by her stage name Min Hyo-rin, is a South Korean actress and singer.

Early Life[edit]

Min was born as Jung Eun-ran in Daegu.

Career[edit]

Min Hyo-rin first modeled for the clothing brand "Flapper" in 2006. She then appeared in several music videos for Park Ki-young and F.T. Island. Before her singing debut, large teaser posters of her were displayed around the hot spots of Seoul as a promotional stunt. She released the album RinZ in 2007, and the single Touch Me in 2008.

Min at 2010 Korean Drama Festival.

In 2009 Min made her acting debut in the TV series Triple opposite Lee Jung-jae and Song Joong-ki.[1][2][3] She was the lead actress in a 2010 web series adapted from Alain de Botton's novel Romantic Movement, with four different directors each shooting short films in various locations around Seoul.[4]

Min was paired with singer Seven in the reality show Fox's Butler,[5] and hosted the sixth season of cable channel Mnet's Trend Report Feel from 2010 to 2011.

In 2011 she and Choi Daniel starred in Age of Milk, a short film that was shot using a Samsung Galaxy S smartphone and aired on cable channel OCN.[6][7] Later that year, she was cast in the TV series Romance Town with Sung Yu-ri and Kim Min-joon, and appeared in Song Jieun's music video "Going Crazy."

After being part of the ensemble cast of 2011 retro drama Sunny along with Shim Eun-kyung and Kang Sora,[8] Min played Cha Tae-hyun's love interest in the 2012 period film The Grand Heist.[9] Both were huge box office hits. In 2012, Min co-starred with Jo Sung-ha and Park Jin-young in A Millionaire on the Run (also known as Five Million Dollar Man).[10][11] She next stars in Twenty, a film that depicts the lives and loves of three male friends in their twenties.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2011Age of MilkJinshort film (also aired on OCN)
SunnyJung Soo-ji
2012The Grand HeistBaek Soo-ryun
A Millionaire on the RunMi-ri
2015TwentyJin-joo

Television drama[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2009TripleLee Ha-ruMBC
2010Dr. ChampNurse (guest appearance, episode 16)SBS
2011Romance TownJung Da-kyumKBS2

Web series[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2010The Romantic Movement: SeoulAliceMy Bloody Valentine
My Sweet Blanket
The Tarot Players

Variety show[edit]

YearTitleNetworkNotes
2010Fox's ButlerMBCreality show
2010-2011Trend Report Feel - Season 6Mnethost

Music video[edit]

YearSong TitleArtist
2006"Because of You"Park Ki-young
2007"A Man's First Love Follows Him to the Grave"F.T. Island
"Only One Person"
"Men Are... Also Helpless"Evan
2008"Energy"Mighty Mouth feat. Sunye
2010"More and More"Jo Sungmo feat. Electroboyz
2011"Going Crazy"Song Jieun feat. Bang Yong-guk
2014"Eyes, Nose, Lips"Taeyang
"1AM"
"Feel"Junho

Discography[edit]

Album informationTracklisting
RinZ: Min-Hyo-rin First Album
  • Album
  • Released: May 16, 2007
  • Label: Star Fox & Yedang Entertainment
Touch Me
  • Single
  • Released: March 14, 2008
  • Label: Star Fox & Yedang Entertainment

Endorsements[edit]

YearProduct
2006Flapper
2006-2009Ivy Club
2007Sunkist
Clride
KTF Show
2008Lotte Ghana Chocolate
Biore
Ssangyong Engineering and Construction
LG Cyon
2009Samsung Anycall
Samsung Card Allat
Inter Park
Skechers
Walt Disney Jewelry
2010Dong-A Otsuka Fibe-Mini
Mr. Big
Ad Hoc
2011Banila Co
Sudden Attack
2011-2012Foot Locker
LG Optimus
NII
2012Tony Moly

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
201119th Korean Culture & Entertainment AwardsBest New Actress, Film categorySunnyWon
KBS Drama AwardsBest Supporting ActressRomance TownNominated
201216th Puchon International Fantastic Film FestivalFantasia AwardN/AWon
49th Grand Bell AwardsPhotogenic AwardN/AWon

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oh, Jean (10 June 2009). "MBC's new series a Triple threat". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ "MBC <트리플>: "아, 모르겠다. 지금은 그냥 뺏고 싶을 뿐이다!"" [Interview from the cast of Triple]. 10Asia (in Korean). 24 June 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ "Min Hyo-rin Picked to Promote Pyeongchang Ski Jumping Continental Cup". The Chosun Ilbo. 11 January 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ "민효린, 알랭 드 보통 원작 '우리는 사랑일까' 주연" [Min Hyo-rin cast as lead in Romantic Movement]. Star News (in Korean). 23 March 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  5. ^ "세븐, 여친 박한별 아닌 민효린 머리 땋아 ‘자상 돋네’" [Se7en braids Min Hyo Rin’s hair]. Newsen (in Korean). 3 December 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  6. ^ "The Age of Milk the first ever-professionally made movie shot with a Samsung Galaxy S". Akihabara News. 20 January 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  7. ^ Park, Soo-mee (12 February 2011). "Night Fishing Short Made Entirely on iPhone (Berlin)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  8. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (5 May 2011). "Sunny brims with 1980s retro fun". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 
  9. ^ Oh, Mi-jung (5 August 2012). "Preview: Gone With the Wind, a Comic Blockbuster Beyond Expectation". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  10. ^ Ho, Stewart (23 May 2012). "Official Movie Poster for Park Jin Young's Debut Movie Unveiled". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  11. ^ Ho, Stewart (29 May 2012). "G.I. Joe 2 Delay Causes Park Jin Young's Movie Premiere to be Pushed to July". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  12. ^ Lee, So-dam (7 August 2014). "Twenty Years Old Finalizes Casting with Jung So Min, Lee Yubi, Jung Joo Yeon and Min Hyo Rin". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-08-08. 

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