Ha Ji-won Profile
Name: Ha Ji-won
Korean name: 하지원
Chinese name: 河智苑 (河智媛, 夏智元)
Birth name: Jeon Hae-rim 전해림 (田海林, 全海琳)
Birth date: June 28, 1979
Birthplace: Seoul, Korea
Blood type: A
Profession: Actress and singer
Hobbies: Horse riding
Favorite color: Blue
Ha Ji-won Biography
Ha Ji-won started acting in 2000 as supporting role and won a few awards for performances in movies “Ditto” (best supporting actress) and “Truth Game” (best newcomer).
Ha Ji-won landed her leading play in 2002 movie “Phone” that made her into superstar status in Korea.
Ha Ji-won become popular in Asia with TV drama “Damo” in 2003, where she played a female cop in the 17th century. Her performance in the TV series was superb and shaped the benchmark for Korean WuXia (martial arts) movies and dramas.
Despite gaining fame in Asia, Ha Ji-won rarely steps out of Korea. Her acting career is still booming since 2003, involving in a few movies and TV dramas, including the popular series “Memories of Bali.”
Ha Ji-won also started singing in 2005, her singing career is however not as successful as her acting career yet.
Ha Ji-won latest TV drama is “Hwang Jin-i,” which started showing in Korea late 2006 and received good ratings. Her latest movie “Miracle of 1st Street” is doing well also, topping the box-office chart for consecutive weeks since February 2007.
Why I like Ha Ji-won
I started to like Ha Ji-won after watching TV drama Damo, which remains as my favorite dramas starring Ji-won.
It’s hard to define her beauty actually… not stunning, but eye-pleasing. She’s a good actress though, that’s for sure.
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