Kang Ji Hwan~~강지환
Name: 강지환 / Kang Ji Hwan
Real name: 조태규 / Jo Tae Kyu (Cho Tae Gyu)
Star sign: Pisces
Blood type: B
Talent agency: S Plus
Kang made his debut in the entertainment industry through popular musical productions The Rocky Horror Show and Grease. Then he played small roles in popular Korean TV Dramas such as Summer Scent (KBS2, 2003), Nonstop 4 (MBC,2003), Youth! Fly To The Sky (KBS2, 2004), More Beautiful Than A Flower (KBS2) and Save the Last Dance for Me (SBS,2004)
He started to play lead roles and shot to fame in MBC's 2005 TV Drama Be Strong, Geum-soon!, in which he co-starred with Han Hye-jin. His role in this drama also made him become famous outside Korea, especially in Japan, China, and Taiwan.
Meanwhile his first movie debut was in an independent movie in 2005 titled Host and Guest from the Korean director named Shin Dong-il. This movie was acclaimed both in Korean and International Film Festival, including shown in Berlin Film Festival and The 32nd Seattle Film Festival in 2006. He was then cast in the film Rough Cut for which he won several Best New Actor awards for his performance. He played Su-ta, a hot-tempered action star opposite So Ji-sub who played a gangster who wants to be an actor. In 2009 he starred in the action romantic comedy My Girlfriend is an Agent opposite Kim Ha-neul and won Best New Actor at the Grand Bell Awards.
In 2011, he stars with Yoon Eun-hye in the drama, Lie to Me, as the wealthy owner of World Hotel, Hyun Ki-Joon. In this drama Gong Ah-Jung (Yoon Eun-hye) tells a small white lie to her old friend saying she is married. When Gong Ah-Jung is seen with Hyun Ki-Joon (Kang Ji-hwan)later on, everyone assumes he is her husband and the rumour starts to spread.
Big Man (KBS2, 2014)
Incarnation of Money (SBS, 2013)
Lie to Me (SBS, 2011)
Coffee House (SBS, 2010)
Style (SBS, 2009, cameo)
Telecinema The Fool That I Love (SBS, 2009)
Hong Gil Dong (KBS2, 2008)
Capital Scandal (KBS2, 2007)
90 Days, Falling in Love Days (MBC, 2006)
Exhibition of Fireworks (MBC, 2006)
Be Strong Geum Soon (MBC, 2005)
Save the Last Dance for Me (SBS, 2004)
If You Only Knew (KBS2, 2004)
More Beautiful Than a Flower (KBS2, 2004)
Nonstop 4 (MBC, 2003)
Summer Scent (KBS2, 2003)
Runway Cop (2012)
The Relation of Face, Mind and Love (2009)
My Girlfriend is an Agent (2009)
Rough Cut (2008)
Host & Guest (2005)
2009 46th Grand Bell Awards – Best New Actor for My Girlfriend is an Agent
2009 45th Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actor for Rough Cut
2008 7th Korean Film Awards – Best New Actor for Rough Cut
2008 29th Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best New Actor for Rough Cut
2008 28th Critics Choice Awards – Best New Actor for Rough Cut
2008 44th Baeksang Arts Awards – Popularity Award for Hong Gil Dong
2008 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award for Hong Gil Dong, with Sung Yu Ri
2008 KBS Drama Awards – Netizen award for Hong Gil Dong
2007 KBS Drama Awards – Excellent Acting Award for Capital Scandal
2007 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award for Capital Scandal, with Han Ji Min
2005 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actor for Be Strong, Geum-soon!
2005 MBC Drama Awards, Excellent Acting Award for Be Strong, Geum-soon!
Credits: Wikipedia & DramaWiki
Edited by Ahmi_Jai, 07 Aug 14 - 07:52 PM.