Son Ye Jin – Korean Actress
Son Ye-jin is a successful 31-year-old South Korean actress. Her birth name is Son Eon-jin and her birth date is January 11th 1982. She is 165cm tall and has blood type A. Son Ye-jin has taken on a variety of demanding roles in both TV and film, starting with a supporting role in the movie ‘Secret Tears’ in 2000. Shortly after this she became one of the most saught after women of Chungmoore, the Korean answer to Hollywood where she was soon cast into stardom throughout Korea and in other Asian countries as well.
She was soon playing a number of lead roles in TV dramas such as ‘Summer Scent’ part of a majorly successful series. Her first big movie role was in the film Chi-hwa-seon that bagged a best director award in 2002 and was screened for the first time at Cannes film festival.
Son Ye-jin moved on from her original nice yet hopeless romantic image and found new territory with movies such as ‘The Art Of Seduction’ in which she plays a con artist. Seeking something she had not yet tried she moved on to a Comedy/Horror flick called ‘Spellbound’ which she is said to have found extremely fun work.
She received a great deal of exposure in Hong-Kong and China after her appearances in films directed by Kwak Jae-yong. They were also received quite well in Korea. She has bagged a number of awards from the Blue Dragonfly Film awards including best actress, best couple and most popular stars. Not to mention her best actress award for romantic comedy ‘my wife got married’ at the 2009 PaekSang Arts Awards. ‘My wife got married’ was a described as a crazily bigamist love story after the lead character played by Son Ye-jin decides to marry another man while keeping her marriage to her husband.
Son’s first blockbuster was ‘The Tower’ which came out in 2012. This movie was a remake of a 1974 disaster feature. She then decided to give television another go in 2013 and played a part in the drama ‘Shark’ where she co-starred with Kim Nam-gil as ill-fated lovers who could not be together.
Her latest release will be out in 2014 and is called, ‘Pirates’, in which she plays the role of Yeo-wol. In this movie Son Ye-jin will be performing once again with Kim Nam-gil. It has been said that the pair have been very good friends since the day they met but that they are not dating even though their roles in Pirates are romantic allies.
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