Jang Dong Gun

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.

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Drama & Films

Drama

Year
Title
#
Role
Rating
2012
20
Kim Do Jin Main Role
8.5
2000
20
Yun Hyong Chul Main Role
7.5
1999
16
Jang Dae Hyup Main Role
7.7
1999
10
Hyun Woo Main Role
7.1
1998
8
Main Role
7.5
1998
16
Jung In Ha Main Role
7.5
1997
23
Kim Tae Woo Main Role
N/A
1997
36
Lee Jung Main Role
6.7
1997
16
Kim Su Hyung Main Role
8.3
1996
17
Main Role
6.0
1994
16
Yoon Chul Joon Main Role
7.3
1993
8
Iljimae Main Role
10
1992
63
Main Role
8.0

Films

Year
Title
Role
Rating
2014
Killer Gon Main Role
7.6
2012
Xie Yifan Main Role
7.8
2011
Kim Joon Sik Main Role
8.8
2009
Cha Ji Wook Main Role
6.8
2005
Kun Lun Main Role
6.9
2005
Shin Main Role
6.5
2004
Lee Jin Tae Main Role
8.8
2002
Kang Sang Byeong Main Role
6.3
2002
Sakamoto Masayuki Main Role
6.5
2001
Dong Soo Main Role
7.6
2000
Seregay Main Role
5.5
1999
Tae-Hee Main Role
6.1
1999
Detective Kim Supporting Role
7.9
1998
Guest Role
6.6
1997
Taxi driver Main Role
7.0
1997
Min-Gyu Main Role
7.0

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Details

  • Name:

    Jang Dong Gun
  • Native name:

    장동건
  • Also Known as:

    Jang Dong Geon
  • Nationality:

    South Korean
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Born:

    March 7, 1972
  • Age:

    42