Park Sodam Profile and Facts: Park Sodam Ideal Type
Park Sodam (박소담) is a South Korean actress under Artist Company. She is known for her roles in her role as a demon-possessed school girl in ‘The Priests’, and as Eun Hawon in the Korean television series ‘Cinderella with Four Knights’. She is best known internationally for her role as Kim Kijung in the 2019 critically acclaimed Korean comedy thriller film ‘Parasite’. She made her acting debut in 2013 in the short film ‘No More No Less’.
Stage Name: Park Sodam (박소담)
Birth Name: Park So Dam (박소담)
Birthday: September 8th, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Park Sodam Facts:
– She has a younger sister and a younger brother.
– When Sodam was in high school, she watched the musical Grease and developed an interest in acting.
– Many fans think she has an almost uncanny resemblance to fellow actress Kim Goeun.
– Sodam, and actresses Kim Goeun and Lee Yooyoung were classmates in their college days.
– While in university, Sodam started her career by turning to independent films after being rejected in around 17 auditions.
– Known as a prolific performer in independent cinema, Sodam starred in the Korean Academy of Film Arts feature ‘Ingtoogi: Battle of the Internet Trolls’ and the indie ‘Steel Cold Winter’, the latter of which drew notice when it premiered at the Busan International Film Festival.
– Park also took bit parts in mainstream titles ‘Scarlet Innocence’ and ‘The Royal Tailor’.
– She was a main cast member of ‘Three Meals a Day: Mountain Village’ in 2019.
– She was born on a Sunday.
– She grew up with her parents along with her two siblings, a younger brother, and a younger sister.
– Her Chinese zodiac sign is a Goat.
– She had double eyelid surgery in 2016.
– She is nicknamed ‘The Jewel of Indie Films’.
– Education: Jangsin Girl’s High School (graduated); Korea National University of Arts (majored in Acting; graduated).
– Her favorite foods are kimbap, shrimp, kimchi, sundubu-jjigae (soft tofu stew), ramyeon, and jajangmyeon (black bean noodles).
– Her favorite actresses are Kim Hyesoo and Charlize Theron.
– Her favorite director is Kim Yoonseok.
– During her initial times in her career, she struggled with an identity crisis and often questioned herself and her abilities as she didn’t know what she was good at.
– At first, her family rejected the idea of Sodam becoming an actress as they worried about the difficulties but they soon accepted it as they saw how happy it made her.
– Actress Park Woonsok is the cousin of Sodam’s grandfather, so they are very close relatives.
– She was selected out of 2000 girls to play Lee Youngshin in ‘The Preist’.
– She appeared in the film Veteran as an unnamed character in 2015.
– She loves animals and even has a pet dog.
– She is best friends with Lee Yoo Young.
Park Sodam Dramas:
Because It’s The First Time (처음이라서) | On Style / as Han Songyi (2015)
A Beautiful Mind (뷰티풀 마인드) | KBS2 / as Gye Jinsung (2016)
Cinderella and the Four Knights (신데렐라와 네 명의 기사) | tvN / as Eun Hawon (2016)
Record of Youth (청춘기록) | tvN, Netflix / Ahn Jungah (2020)
Park Sodam Movies:
Steel Cold Winter (소녀) as Jiyun (2013)
Ingtoogi: The Battel of Internet Trolls (잉투기) as Yeonhee (2013)
The Legacy (이쁜 것들이 되어라) as Eunseon (2014)
The Youth (레디액션 청춘) as Yeonjoo (2014)
The Silenced (경성학교: 사라진 소녀들) as Yeondeok (2015)
The Throne (사도) as Moon Sowon (2015)
The Vampire Lives Next Door (뱀파이어는 우리 옆집에 산다) as Nami (2015)
The Priests (검은 사제들) as Youngshin (2015)
Snow Paths (설행 – 눈길을 걷다) as Maria (2016)
Run Off (국가대표 2) as Lee Jihye (2016)
A Singing Goose (거위를 노래하다) as Jooeun (2018)
Parasite (기생충) as Kim Gijung / Jessica (2019)
Fukuoka (후쿠오카) as Sodam (2020)
Ghost (유령) as Yurika (2021?) *unreleased
Special Cargo (특송) as Eunha (2021?) *unreleased
Fifth Column as TBA (2021?) *unreleased
Park Sodam Awards:
2015 16th Busan Film Critics Awards | Best New Actress (The Silenced)
2015 One Night Surprise Awards | To Be The Queen of Cannes Award (N/A)
2015 Korea Film Actors Association Awards | Popular Movie Star (The Priests)
2015 16th Women in Film Korea Awards | Best New Actress (The Priests)
2015 7th KOFRA Film Awards | Best New Actress (The Priests)
2015 11th Max Movie Awards | Best New Actress (The Priests)
2015 11th Max Movie Awards | Rising Star Award (N/A)
2016 21st Chunsa Film Art Awards | Best New Actress (The Priests)
2016 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards | Best New Actress (Film) (The Priests)
2016 25th Buil Film Awards | Best Supporting Actress (The Priests)
2016 37th Blue Dragon Film Awards | Best Supporting Actress (The Priests)
2016 3rd Korean Film Producers Association Awards | Best Supporting Actress (The Priests)
2020 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards | Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Motion Picture (Parasite)
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