Han Hyo Joo is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading roles in the television dramas Brilliant Legacy and Dong Yi, as well as the film Cold Eyes for which she won Best Actress at the Blue Dragon Film Awards. Han was first discovered in a teenage beauty pageant organized by food corporation Binggrae in 2003. She began her acting career in the sitcom Nonstop 5 and the gangster comedy My Boss, My Teacher. In 2013, Han's was blackmailed by her ex-manager. According to police, the ex-manager Lee illegally transferred 16 photos of Han and her ex-boyfriend from her digital camera to his mobile phone. Lee then threatened to publish the compromising photos unless he and his two accomplices were paid ₩400 million.

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[add roles]Dramas

Year Title # of Epis. Role Rating
2010 Dong Yi 60 Main Role Dong Yi / Choi Suk Bin 8.46
2009 Soul Special 12 Main Role Jin Mi Ah 6.50
2009 Shining Inheritance 28 Main Role Ko Eun Sung 8.01
2008 Iljimae 20 Main Role Eun Chae 8.49
2007 High As Sky Wide As Earth 165 Main Role Suk Ji Soo 7.20
2006 Spring Waltz 20 Main Role Park Eun Young 7.43
2004 Nonstop 5 257 Main Role Han Hyo Joo 8.09

[add roles]Films

Year Title Role Rating
2014 Miracle Debikuro's Love and Magic Main Role So-Young 10.00
2014 C'est si bon Main Role Min Ja-Young (20s) N/A
2013 Cold Eyes Main Role Ha Yoon Joo 8.09
2012 Love 911 Main Role Doctor Mi Soo 8.30
2012 Masquerade Main Role Queen Joong Jun 8.55
2011 Always Main Role Jeong Hwa 8.58
2009 Postman To Heaven Main Role Ha Na 8.17
2008 Ride Away Main Role Im Hajung 6.68
2006 Ad-Lib Night Main Role Lee Bo Kyung 5.45
2006 My Boss, My Teacher Supporting Role Yoo Mi Jung 6.86

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Han Hyo Joo

Han Hyo Joo


  • Name: Han Hyo Joo
  • Native name: 한효주
  • Also Known as: Han Hyo Ju

Personal Details

  • Gender: Female
  • Birthday: February 22, 1987
  • Age: 27
  • Nationality: Korean