Song Kang Ho

Kang Ho Song

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  • First Name: Kang Ho
  • Family Name: Song
  • Native name: 송강호
  • Also Known as: Song Gang-ho
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: January 17, 1967
  • Age: 52

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Kang Ho Song

Song Kang Ho

  • Name: Song Kang Ho
  • Native name: 송강호
  • Also Known as: Song Gang-ho
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: January 17, 1967
  • Age: 52
Song Kang-Ho first worked in plays entering a troupe. And started working in film as supporting actor and minor roles that most people even couldn't notice. He caught his break through chance in 'Green Fish' as a supporting role with major impact. In 'No. 3' he actually created a syndrome from his role, when people started imitating his acting. He has always considered how sincere the director's message is portrayed within the film, and is now known as one of the best character actors in Korea.

A graduate of Busan Kyungsang College, he started his career in theatre groups without professional training as an actor. He made his stage premiere in 1991, in the play Dongseung.

In 1996 Song started appearing in film roles and his 1997 part in No. 3, as a gangster training a group of recruits, won him his first acting award, at the Blue Dragon Film Awards. Song's cachet rose with his high-profile supporting role in the 1999 box-office hit Shiri. In 2000, Song received his first leading roles as a wrestler in The Foul King and as a North Korean sergeant in Joint Security Area.

In recent years he has received critical acclaim for his portrayals of a vengeful father in Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), an incompetent rural detective in Memories of Murder (2003), a barber who dotes on his only son in The President's Barber (2004), and a semi-intelligent but doting father in The Host (2006). He won Best Actor in the 2007 Asian Film Awards.

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Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2019 Fifth Column
Korean Movie, 2019,
Kang Jong Duk (Main Role)
Kang Jong Duk
Main Role
0.0
2019 Parasite
Korean Movie, 2019,
Gi Taek (Main Role)
Gi Taek
Main Role
0.0
2019 Our Country's Language
Korean Movie, 2019,
King Sejong (Main Role)
King Sejong
Main Role
0.0
2018 The Drug King
Korean Movie, 2018,
Lee Doo Sam (Main Role)
Lee Doo Sam
Main Role
7.3
2017 A Taxi Driver
Korean Movie, 2017,
Kim Man Seob (Main Role)
Kim Man Seob
Main Role
9.1
2016 The Age of Shadows
Korean Movie, 2016,
Lee Jung Chul (Main Role)
Lee Jung Chul
Main Role
8.2
2015 The Throne
Korean Movie, 2015,
King Yeong Jo (Main Role)
King Yeong Jo
Main Role
8.5
2013 The Attorney
Korean Movie, 2013,
Song Woo Seok (Main Role)
Song Woo Seok
Main Role
8.5
2013 The Face Reader
Korean Movie, 2013,
Nae Kyung (Main Role)
Nae Kyung
Main Role
7.8
2012 Day Trip
Korean Movie, 2012,
Teacher (Main Role)
Teacher
Main Role
6.4
2012 Ari Ari the Korean Cinema
Korean Movie, 2012,
Himself (Support Role)
Himself
Support Role
8.3
2012 Howling
Korean Movie, 2012,
Detective Sang Kill (Main Role)
Detective Sang Kill
Main Role
7.4
2011 Hindsight
Korean Movie, 2011,
Doo Hun (Main Role)
Doo Hun
Main Role
7.5
2010 Secret Reunion
Korean Movie, 2010,
Agent Lee Han Gyu (Main Role)
Agent Lee Han Gyu
Main Role
8.3
2009 Thirst
Korean Movie, 2009,
Sang Hyun (Main Role)
Sang Hyun
Main Role
7.0
2008 The Good, The Bad, The Weird
Korean Movie, 2008,
The weird (Yun Tae Gu) (Main Role)
The weird (Yun Tae Gu)
Main Role
7.8
2007 Secret Sunshine
Korean Movie, 2007,
Kim Jong Chan (Main Role)
Kim Jong Chan
Main Role
7.2
2007 The Show Must Go On
Korean Movie, 2007,
Kang In Goo (Main Role)
Kang In Goo
Main Role
7.1
2006 The Host
Korean Movie, 2006,
Park Gang Du (Main Role)
Park Gang Du
Main Role
7.5
2005 Sympathy For Lady Vengeance
Korean Movie, 2005,
[Assassin #1] (Guest Role)
[Assassin #1]
Guest Role
8.0
2005 Antarctic Journal
Korean Movie, 2005,
Choi Do Hyung (Main Role)
Choi Do Hyung
Main Role
6.6
2004 The President's Barber
Korean Movie, 2004,
Sung Han Mo / Tofu Han Mo (Main Role)
Sung Han Mo / Tofu Han Mo
Main Role
7.2
2003 Memories of Murder
Korean Movie, 2003,
Det. Park Doo Man (Main Role)
Det. Park Doo Man
Main Role
8.4
2002 YMCA Baseball Team
Korean Movie, 2002,
Lee Ho Chang (Main Role)
Lee Ho Chang
Main Role
7.1
2002 Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance
Korean Movie, 2002,
Park Dong Jin (Main Role)
Park Dong Jin
Main Role
7.8
2000 Joint Security Area
Korean Movie, 2000,
Sgt. Oh Kyeong Pil (Main Role)
Sgt. Oh Kyeong Pil
Main Role
8.5
2000 The Foul King
Korean Movie, 2000,
Lim Dae Ho (Main Role)
Lim Dae Ho
Main Role
7.4
1999 Shiri
Korean Movie, 1999,
Lee Jang Gil (Main Role)
Lee Jang Gil
Main Role
7.2
1998 The Quiet Family
Korean Movie, 1998,
Kang Yeong Min [Son] (Main Role)
Kang Yeong Min [Son]
Main Role
7.9
1997 Timeless, Bottomless
Korean Movie, 1997,
[Homeless Man] (Support Role)
[Homeless Man]
Support Role
6.7
1997 No.3
Korean Movie, 1997,
Jo Pil (Support Role)
Jo Pil
Support Role
6.3
1997 Green Fish
Korean Movie, 1997,
Pan-soo (Support Role)
Pan-soo
Support Role
6.9
1996 The Day A Pig Fell Into The Well
Korean Movie, 1996,
Dong Seok (Support Role)
Dong Seok
Support Role
6.2
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