Jang Dong Gun

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Jang Dong Gun


  • Name: 장동건 / Jang Dong Gun (Jang Dong Geon)
  • Profession: Actor, musician, singer, and model
  • Birthdate: 1972-Mar-07 (age 48)
  • Birthplace: Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Height: 181cm
  • Weight: 68kg
  • Star sign: Pisces
  • Blood type: O
  • Family: Wife/actress Ko So Young and two children (a boy and a girl)
  • Talent agency: SM C&C

About Jang Dong Gun[edit]

Jang Dong Gun is a popular and well-renowned South Korean actor, who has been active in the entertainment business for over more than 20 years in both television and film. For a time, he was the highest paid actor in South Korea. Jang Dong Gun has had a wide range of acting performances in both TV and movies that has earned him a large fan-base both in Korea and throughout Asia.

He is probably best known for his roles in the films Friend (2001), Taegukgi (2004), and No Tears for the Dead (2014) and a few of MBC's most popular television series in the 1990s, including Our Heaven (1993), The Last Game (1994), and Love (1999).

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  • 2018 32nd KBS Drama Awards: Best Actor in a Mini-Series – Excellence Award (Suits)
  • 2017 5th Marie Claire Asia Star Awards: Actor of the Year (V.I.P.)
  • 2012 SBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award, Actor - Weekend/Serial Drama (A Gentleman's Dignity)
  • 2012 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Stars Award (A Gentleman's Dignity)
  • 2012 5th Style Icon Awards: Style Icon of the Year
  • 2012 5th Style Icon Awards: Top 10 Style Icons
  • 2007 15th Chunsa Film Festival: Hallyu Culture Award
  • 2005 2nd Max Movie Awards: Best Actor (Typhoon)
  • 2004 Blue Dragon Film Festival: Best Actor Award (Taegukgi)
  • 2003 1st Andre Kim Best Star Awards: Best Star Award
  • 2001 Blue Dragon Film Festival: Most Popular Actor Award
  • 2001 46th Asia-Pacific International Film Festival: Best Supporting Actor (Friend)
  • 2000 Blue Dragon Film Festival: Popularity Award
  • 1999 Chung-Ryong Movie Festival: Best Supporting Actor Award (Nowhere to Hide)
  • 1997 Chung-Ryong Movie Festival: New Actor Award (Repechage)
  • 1997 MBC Drama Awards: Best Actor Award (Medical Brothers)
  • 1997 Paeksang Arts Awards: TV Drama Popular Actor Award (Medical Brothers)
  • 1994 Paeksang Arts Awards: TV Drama New Actor Award (The Last Game)


  • Lexus New Generation ES (2012)
  • Cuchen (2012)
  • Imperial (2012)
  • LG Electronics 3D Merging Campaign (2011)
  • LG Electronics 'Tromm Washer' (2011)
  • LG Electronics 'Tromm Styler' (2011)
  • Nintendo DS (2007)
  • Hite Beer 'Max' (2006)
  • Giordano (2006)
  • Samsung Camera (2005)
  • KTF Worldphone (2005)
  • Maxim (2005)
  • OCN (2003)
  • Orion 'Choco Pie'
  • FaPai Group
  • Jinro Chamisul
  • Parkland
  • Misha
  • LG Telecom
  • POSCO E&C 'The #'
  • Doosan 'SAN soju'
  • Parkland
  • Maeil Dairy Cafe Latte
  • LG Investment and Securities


  • Since his early childhood, Jang Dong Gun has been a devout practitioner of Buddhism after reading about it.
  • As a hobby, he enjoys playing baseball; he is a member of team of fellow popular and well-known male Korean stars called the "Playboys."

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