He made his debut in the MBC drama Our Heaven. Winning Actor Award in the Blue Dragon Awards again for his role as the dedicated cop in Nowhere to Hide. In 2000, he starred in the film Friend, which at the time was the highest grossing Korean film of all time. Jang gained widespread critical acclaim for his portrayal of a troubled high school student who joins the mafia, paving the way for him to star in the 2004 Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of War, about the Korean War, which again shattered box office records. His portrayal of one of two brothers drafted into the war earned him a third Blue dragon award. He made his breakthrough into Chinese cinema with the 2005 wuxia romance, Wu Ji (The Promise). He was also recently chosen to promote the Nintendo DS Lite in South Korea, which was released in January 2007. His commercials promote the English Training: Have Fun Improving Your Skills! and Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!. Jang married Ko So-young in a star-studded wedding ceremony held at Seoul's Shilla Hotel on May 2, ending months of media frenzy over their 18-year friendship and romance. S:Wikipedia

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[add roles]Dramas

Year Title # of Epis. Role Rating
2012 A Gentleman's Dignity 20 Main Role Kim Do Jin 8.52
2000 All About Eve 20 Main Role Yun Hyong Chul 7.44
1999 Ghost 16 Main Role Jang Dae Hyup 7.00
1999 Springtime 10 Main Role Hyun Woo 7.40
1998 Ready Go! 8 Main Role 7.67
1998 Love 16 Main Role Jung In Ha N/A
1997 Myth of a Hero 23 Main Role Kim Tae Woo N/A
1997 Model 36 Main Role Lee Jung 6.73
1997 Medical Brothers 16 Main Role Kim Su Hyung 8.50
1996 Icing 17 Main Role 6.00
1994 The Final Match 16 Main Role Yoon Chul Joon 7.73
1993 Iljimae 8 Main Role Iljimae N/A
1992 Our Paradise 2 63 Main Role 8.00

[add roles]Films

Year Title Role Rating
2014 Crying Man Main Role Killer 6.00
2012 Dangerous Liaisons Main Role Xie Yifan 7.75
2011 My Way Main Role Kim Joon Sik 8.75
2009 Good Morning President Main Role Cha Ji Wook 6.89
2005 The Promise Main Role Kun Lun 6.84
2005 Typhoon Main Role Shin 6.53
2004 Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War Main Role Lee Jin Tae 8.82
2002 The Coast Guard Main Role Kang Sang Byeong 6.21
2002 2009: Lost Memories Main Role Sakamoto Masayuki 6.44
2001 Friend Main Role Dong Su 7.52
2000 The Anarchists Main Role Seregay 6.00
1999 Love Wind Love Song Main Role Tae-Hee 5.80
1999 Nowhere to Hide Supporting Role Detective Kim 7.50
1998 First Kiss Guest Role 6.64
1997 Holiday In Seoul Main Role Taxi driver 7.00
1997 Repechage Main Role Min-Gyu 7.00

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Jang Dong Gun

Jang Dong Gun


  • Name: Jang Dong Gun
  • Native name: 장동건
  • Also Known as: Jang Dong Geon

Personal Details

  • Gender: Male
  • Birthday: March 7, 1972
  • Age: 42
  • Nationality: Korean