Jun Ji Hyun

Ji Hyun Jun

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  • First Name: Ji Hyun
  • Family Name: Jun
  • Native name: 전지현
  • Also Known as: Gianna Jun; Jun Ji Hyeon; Jeon Ji Hyun; Jeon Ji Hyeon;
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: October 30, 1981
  • Age: 37

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Ji Hyun Jun

Jun Ji Hyun

  • Name: Jun Ji Hyun
  • Native name: 전지현
  • Given name: Wang Ji Hyun
  • Also Known as: Gianna Jun; Jun Ji Hyeon; Jeon Ji Hyun; Jeon Ji Hyeon;
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: October 30, 1981
  • Age: 37
Jun Ji Hyun, also known as Gianna Jun, is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her role as "The Girl" in the romantic comedy "My Sassy Girl", one of the highest grossing Korean comedies of all time, as well as the lead actress in runaway drama hit My Love From Another Star and Legend of the Blue Sea. Other notable films include Il Mare, Windstruck, The Thieves, and The Berlin File.
Her childhood dream was to become a flight attendant, but at the age of 16, she was discovered on the street by a fashion editor. Using the stage name Jun Ji Hyun, she began her career as a model for Ecole Magazine in 1997.
In 2012, she married Choi Jun Hyuk, grandson of famed hanbok designer Lee Young Hee, and the son of fashion designer Lee Jung Woo.
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2016 The Legend of the Blue Sea
Korean Drama, 2016, 20 eps
Shim Chung / Seo Hwa [Past] (Main Role)
20
Shim Chung / Seo Hwa [Past]
Main Role
8.4
2013 You Who Came from the Stars
Korean Drama, 2013, 21 eps
Chun Song Yi (Main Role)
21
Chun Song Yi
Main Role
8.7
1999 Happy Together
Korean Drama, 1999, 16 eps
Seo Yoon Joo (Main Role)
16
Seo Yoon Joo
Main Role
6.9
1998 Steal My Heart
Korean Drama, 1998, 16 eps
Ga Yeong (Support Role)
16
Ga Yeong
Support Role
7.7
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2015 Assassination
Korean Movie, 2015,
Ahn Ok Yoon / Kang Mitsuko (Main Role)
Ahn Ok Yoon / Kang Mitsuko
Main Role
8.3
2013 The Berlin File
Korean Movie, 2013,
Ryun Jung Hee (Main Role)
Ryun Jung Hee
Main Role
7.6
2012 The Thieves
Korean Movie, 2012,
Yenicall (Main Role)
Yenicall
Main Role
7.9
2011 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Chinese Movie, 2011,
Sophia "Snow Flower" (Main Role)
Sophia "Snow Flower"
Main Role
7.7
2009 Blood: The Last Vampire
Hong Kong Movie, 2009,
Saya (Main Role)
Saya
Main Role
6.8
2008 A Man who was Superman
Korean Movie, 2008,
Song Soo Jung (Main Role)
Song Soo Jung
Main Role
7.9
2006 Daisy
Korean Movie, 2006,
Hye Yeong (Main Role)
Hye Yeong
Main Role
8.1
2004 Windstruck
Korean Movie, 2004,
Yeo Kyung Jin (Main Role)
Yeo Kyung Jin
Main Role
8.1
2003 The Uninvited
Korean Movie, 2003,
Jeong Yeon (Main Role)
Jeong Yeon
Main Role
6.2
2001 My Sassy Girl
Korean Movie, 2001,
The Sassy Girl (Main Role)
The Sassy Girl
Main Role
8.0
2000 Il Mare
Korean Movie, 2000,
Kim Eun Ju (Main Role)
Kim Eun Ju
Main Role
8.1
1999 White Valentine
Korean Movie, 1999,
Jeong-Min (Main Role)
Jeong-Min
Main Role
6.4
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2016 The Legend of the Blue Sea - The Legend Continues
Korean Special, 2016, 1 eps
Shim Chung / Seo Hwa [Past] (Main Role)
1
Shim Chung / Seo Hwa [Past]
Main Role
8.5
2014 You Who Came from the Stars: Epilogue
Korean Special, 2014, 1 eps
Cheon Song Yi (Main Role)
1
Cheon Song Yi
Main Role
8.6
2014 You Who Came from the Stars: The Beginning
Korean Special, 2014, 1 eps
Chun Song Yi (Main Role)
1
Chun Song Yi
Main Role
8.4
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