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Han Hyo Joo Profile and Facts

Han Hyo Joo Profile: Han Hyo Joo Facts & Ideal Type

Birth Name: Han Hyo Joo (한효주)
Birthday:  February 22, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Korean
Height: 172cm (5’8”)
Weight: 48kg (106lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @hanhyojoo222

Han Hyo Joo Facts:
– She was born in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea.
– Her fans call themselves Hyolics.
– Hyo Joo is under BH Entertainment in South Korea, and FlaMme in Japan.
– She is an actress, as well as a model.
– According to Hyo Joo, her personality fits her blood type-A: She’s calm, doesn’t get angry easily, and she’s able to endure things without a lot of expression.
– Her hobbies include watching movies, reading books and children’s storytelling.
– Hyo Joo is also a fan of Japanese movies and learned the Japanese language because of them.
– Her mother was an elementary school teacher before becoming an inspector for public schools and her father was an air force officer.
– As a child, she was good at sports and really enjoyed track & field.
– She moved to Seoul in her sophomore year of high school and attended Bulgok High School.
– She then entered Dongguk University and majored in Theater and Film.
– Hyo Joo was first discovered in 2003 through a teenage beauty contest, which was organized by food corporation Binggrae.
– She began her acting career in the sitcom “Nonstop 5”, and the gangster comedy movie “My Boss, My Teacher”.
– Her popularity increased when she starred in “Spring Waltz”, the fourth and final episode of the season-drama series “Endless Love”.
– In 2006, Lee Yoonki casted her for the lead-role in his low-budget independent movie “Ad-lib Night”.
– For her performance, she won the Best New Actress awards at the Korean Association of Film Critics Awards and the Singapore International Film Festival.
– She then starred in two highly successful TV projects and gained lots of fame – KBS daily drama “Heaven & Earth” (2007), as well as SBS’ masked-adventurer series “Illjimae” (2008).
– Afterwards, she was cast in the indie movie “Ride Away”, which debuted at the 2008 Jeonju International Film Festivals.
– Hyo Joo then filmed the Korean-Japanese co-production “Heaven’s Postman”, which also featured pop star Kim Jaejoong from TVXQ (now JYJ).
– Her breakthrough came in “Brilliant Legacy”, costarring Lee Seung Gi, which became a massive hit in 2009, reaching a peak viewership rating of 47%.
– After the drama’s conclusion, she experienced a sharp rise in commercial deals and media requests for interviews, as well as increased pan-Asian popularity.
– In late 2009, she starred in the musical drama “Soul Special”, which aired on KBS Joy.
– In 2010, Hyo Joo took on the titular character in MBC’s 49th anniversary project “Dong Yi”. The series became a hit in South Korea and across Asia.
– She won several acting awards for her portrayal of Choi Sookbin, including the Daesang award at MBC Drama Awards, and the Best Actress Award at Baeksang Arts Awards.
– In 2011, Hyo Joo played a blind telemarketer in the melodrama movie “Always”. It premiered as the opening film of the 2011 Busan International Film Festival.
– She later contributed voice narration to the barrier-free version of the Japanese movie “My Back Page”.
– Hyo Joo then played the queen in the blockbuster period movie “Masquerade”, which became one of the highest-grossing Korean films of all time.
– She followed that with “Love 911”, an unlikely romance between a doctor and a firefighter.
– Hyo Joo starred in the action thriller “Cold Eyes”, a remake of the 2007 Hong Kong film “Eye in the Sky” in 2013. The film became one of the biggest domestic hits of 2013.
– She received acting recognition for her performance, winning Best Actress from the Blue Dragon Film Awards and Buil Film Awards.
– In 2014, her and Love 911 co-star Go Soo reunited in “View of Mount Myohyang”. The short film was a collaboration by contemporary artists and combined a theathical plot, experimental imagery, dance, and performance art.
– She then starred in her first Japanese movie “Miracle: Debikuro-kun no Koi to Maho (Miracle: Devil Claus’ Love and Magic)”.
– In 2015, Hyo Joo starred in the musical-biographical film “C’est Si Bon”.
– This was followed by the romantic-comedy movie “The Beauty Inside”.
– Later that year, Hyo Joo got together with her co-stars Yoo Yeonseok and Chun Wonhee again for the movie “Love, Lies”.
– In 2016, she returned to the small screen with MBC’s fantasy suspense series “W”, alongside Lee Jongsuk.
– She won the Top Excellence award at the 5th APAN Star Awards and MBC Drama Awards for her performance in W.
– In 2018, Hyo Joo starred in the thriller “Golden Slumber”.
– The same year, she starred as the female lead in the sci-fiction thriller “Illang: The Wolf Brigade”, which was based on the Japanese animated thriller “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade”.
– Hyo Joo’s Ideal Type: “When I was young, I was drawn to bad boys, but my ideal type has gradually changed. Now I like someone with a lot of understanding and consideration…” ;; Somebody with whom she can be open and speak a lot.

Han Hyo Joo Movies:
Illang: The Wolf Brigade (인랑) || 2018 – Lee Yoonhee
Golden Slumber (골든 슬럼버) || 2018 – Sunyoung
Love, Lies (해어화) || 2016 – Jung Soyul
The Beauty Inside (뷰티 인사이드) || 2015 – Yisoo
C’est Si Bon (쎄시봉) || 2015 – Min Jayoung
View of Mount Myohyang (묘향상완) || 2014 – Oh Yeongran
Miracle: Devil Claus’ Love and Magic || 2014 – Soyeon
Cold Eyes (감시자들) || 2013 – Ha Yoonju
Love 911 (반창꼬) || 2012 – Misoo
Masquerade (광해: 왕이 된 남자) || 2012 – Queen Consort
Always (오직 그대만) || 2011 – Ha Jeonghwa
Heaven’s Postman (천국의 우편배달부) || 2009 – Jo Hana / Saki [SBS]
My Dear Enemy (멋진 하루) || 2008 – Woman at the bus stop / Voice on the phone
Ride Away (달려라 자전거) || 2008 – Im Hajung
Ad-lib Night (아주 특별한 손님) || 2006 – Bokyung
My Boss, My Teacher (투사부일체) || 2006 – Yoo Mijung

Han Hyo Joo Drama Series:
W (더블유) || 2016 – Oh Yeonjoo [MBC]
Dong Yi (동이) || 2010 – Choi Dongyi [MBC]
Soul Special (쏘울 스페셜) || 2009 – Jin Minah [KBS Joy]
Brilliant Legacy (찬란한 유산) || 2009 – Go Eunsung [SBS]
Illjimae (일지매) || 2008 – Eunchae [SBS]
Heaven & Earth (하늘만큼 땅만큼) || 2007 – Sook Jisoo [KBS1]
Spring Waltz (봄의 왈츠) || 2006 – Seo / Park Eunyoung [KBS2]
Nonstop 5 (논스톱) || 2005 – Han Hyojoo [MBC]

Han Hyo Joo Awards:
2016 MBC Drama Awards || Best Couple Award with Lee Jongsuk (“W”)
2016 MBC Drama Awards || Top Excellence Award – Actress in a Miniseries (“W”)
2016 MBC Drama Awards || Daesang (“W”)
2016 1st Asia Artist Awards || Best Artist Award – Actress (“W”)
2016 4th BIFF with Marie Claire Asia Star Awards || Asia Star Award (“Love, Lies”)
2016 5th APAN Star Awards || Best Couple Award with Lee Jongsuk (“W”)
2016 5th APAN Star Awards || Top Excellence Award – Actress in a Miniseries (“W”)
2016 5th APAN Star Awards || Daesang (“W”)
2016 25th Buil Film Awards || Best Actress (“The Beauty Inside”)
2016 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards || Best Actress (Film) (“The Beauty Inside”)
2016 11th Max Movie Awards || Best Actress (“The Beauty Inside”)
2015 4th Korean Film Actor’s Association Awards || Top Star Award (“The Beauty Inside”)
2015 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards || Best Actress (“The Beauty Inside”)
2015 52nd Grand Bell Awards || Best Actress (“The Beauty Inside”)
2014 8th Asian Film Awards || Best Actress (“The Beauty Inside”)
2013 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards || Best Actress (“Cold Eyes”)
2013 33rd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards || Best Actress (“Cold Eyes”)
2013 22nd Buil Film Awards || Best Actress (“Cold Eyes”)
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards || Best Actress (Film) (“Love 911”)
2012 CETV Asia’s Top 10 Popular Star Awards || Hallyu Star Prize
2011 45th Taxpayers’ Day || Presidential Commendation as Honest Taxpayer
2011 47th Baeksang Awards || Best Actress (TV) (“Dong Yi”)
2011 1st Hong Kong Cable TV Awards || Best Actress (“Dong Yi”)
2010 MBC Drama Awards || Popularity Award (“Dong Yi”)
2010 MBC Drama Awards || Top Excellence Award – Actress (“Dong Yi”)
2010 MBC Drama Awards || Daesang (“Dong Yi”)
2010 3rd Korea Drama Awards || Top Excellence Award – Actress (“Dong Yi”)
2010 5th Seoul International Drama Awards || Outstanding Korean Actress (“Brilliant Legacy”)
2010 46th Baeksang Arts Awards || Best Actress (TV) (“Brilliant Legacy”)
2009 SBS Drama Awards || Top 10 Stars (“Brilliant Legacy”)
2009 SBS Drama Awards || Best Couple Award with Lee Seung Gi. (“Brilliant Legacy”)
2009 SBS Drama Awards || Excellence Award – Actress in a Special Planning Drama (“Brilliant Legacy”)
2009 3rd Mnet 20’s Choice Awards || Hot Female Drama Star (“Brilliant Legacy”)
2009 4th Andre Kim Best Star Awards || Female Star Award
2008 SBS Drama Awards || New Star Award (“Illjimae”)
2008 1st Korea Jewelry Awards || Pearl Award
2007 KBS Drama Awards || Popularity Award (“Heaven & Earth”)
2007 KBS Drama Awards || Best Couple with Park Haejin (“Heaven & Earth”)
2007 KBS Drama Awards || Best New Actress (“Heaven & Earth”)
2007 KBS Drama Awards || Excellence Award – Actress in a Daily Drama (“Heaven & Earth”)
2007 24th Korea Best Dressed Swan Awards || Best Dressed
2007 20th Singapore International Film Festival || Best Actress (“Ad-lib Night”)
2006 KBS Drama Awards || Best New Actress (“Spring Waltz”)
2006 26th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards || Best New Actress (“Ad-lib Night”)
2003 9th Miss Binggrae Smile Pageant || Grand Prize

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  • Tzuyu_no.1_fan

    She’s pretty!
    Dong Yi was my favorite role of her

    She got so many awards *__*