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Song Il Gook

Il Gook Song

Details

  • Name: Song Il Gook
  • Native name: 송일국
  • Also Known as: Song Il Guk
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: October 1, 1971
  • Age: 46
Il Gook Song

Il Gook Song

  • Name: Song Il Gook
  • Native name: 송일국
  • Also Known as: Song Il Guk
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: October 1, 1971
  • Age: 46
Song Il Gook (alternately Song Il Guk or Song Il Kuk) (송일국) is a popular South Korean actor. He starred in several historical Korean dramas such as Jumong and Emperor of the Sea. He graduated from the Cheongju University and majored in Performing Arts. He is the grandson of Kim Du-han, great grandson of Kim Jwa-jin, the famous Anarchist and Korean independence movement general during the early 1900s. Song is the son of actress and congresswoman Kim Eul-dong.
Song typically takes on physically challenging roles that require sword-fighting, martial arts and horsemanship. He is a vice-president of the Korean Triathlon Confederation and participated in the 2008 Seoul International Triathlon Competition. In April 2008, Song carried the Olympic torch through Seoul.
Additionally, Song has talent as a sketch artist. His skill was captured during filming of Emperor of the Sea and The Kingdom of The Winds.
In addition to acting, Song has modeled professionally, both on the runway and in print. In 2008, he and several of his colleagues, Joo Jin-mo, Go Soo, Jang Keun-suk, and Park Jae-jung, were the subjects of the Kolon Christmas Photo Shoot.
In 2009, the state of Hawaii designated March 21 as Song Il-Gook day.
In April 2010, Song was invited to the Blue House to dine with heads of state, including the president of Kazakhstan because the series Jumong garnered popularity in Kazakhstan.
Song adheres to a pescetarian diet for health and ethical reasons.
In October 2015, Song signed an exclusive contract with management agency C-JeS Entertainment.
On March 15, 2008, Song was wed to a Busan High Court Judge, initially identified only by her family name Jung, in a private traditional Korean wedding,away from the media spotlight at the Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul. Later, Song's bride's full name was revealed to be Jeong Seung Yeon (정승연).[16] On the morning of March 16, 2012, Song Il Gook’s wife, Jung Seung Yeon gave birth to triplet sons at a hospital in Seoul. The triplets are named Dae Han, Min Guk and Man Se, which also means "Long Live the Republic of Korea" when said together. Song Il Gook with his three sons are starred in the variety show The Return of Superman.
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2016 Jang Young Shil
Korean Drama, 2016, 24 eps
Jang Yeong Shil (Main Role)
24
Jang Yeong Shil
Main Role
8.0
2011 Fermentation Family
Korean Drama, 2011, 24 eps
Ki Ho Tae (Main Role)
24
Ki Ho Tae
Main Role
7.7
2011 Crime Squad
Korean Drama, 2011, 16 eps
Park Se Hyeok (Main Role)
16
Park Se Hyeok
Main Role
7.4
2010 A Man Called God
Korean Drama, 2010, 24 eps
Choe Gang Ta (Main Role)
24
Choe Gang Ta
Main Role
7.0
2008 The Kingdom of the Winds
Korean Drama, 2008, 36 eps
Mu Hyeol (Main Role)
36
Mu Hyeol
Main Role
8.2
2007 Lobbyist
Korean Drama, 2007, 24 eps
"Harry" Joo Ho (Main Role)
24
"Harry" Joo Ho
Main Role
7.1
2006 Jumong
Korean Drama, 2006, 81 eps
Ju Mong (Main Role)
81
Ju Mong
Main Role
8.5
2004 Emperor of the Sea
Korean Drama, 2004, 51 eps
Yeom Jang (Main Role)
51
Yeom Jang
Main Role
7.9
2004 Terms of Endearment
Korean Drama, 2004, 70 eps
Nah Jang Soo (Main Role)
70
Nah Jang Soo
Main Role
7.3
2004 People of the Water Flower Village
Korean Drama, 2004, 26 eps
Kang Sung Woo (Main Role)
26
Kang Sung Woo
Main Role
6.6
2003 Oasis
Korean Special, 2003, 3 eps
Ki Hyun (Main Role)
3
Ki Hyun
Main Role
7.7
2003 Bodyguard
Korean Drama, 2003, 22 eps
Han Seong Su (Support Role)
22
Han Seong Su
Support Role
6.5
2002 Jang Hee Bin
Korean Drama, 2002, 100 eps
Kim Chun Taek (Support Role)
100
Kim Chun Taek
Support Role
7.5
2002 TV Novel: Album of Life
Korean Drama, 2002, 0 eps
Shin Hyung Shik (Main Role)
0
Shin Hyung Shik
Main Role
0.0
2002 Hard Love
Korean Drama, 2002, 19 eps
Na Yeong Jae (Support Role)
19
Na Yeong Jae
Support Role
8.4
1999 Into the Sunlight
Korean Drama, 1999, 16 eps
(Support Role)
16
Support Role
7.5
1999 Goodbye My Love
Korean Drama, 1999, 16 eps
(Ep.1 & 10) (Guest Role)
16
(Ep.1 & 10)
Guest Role
6.2
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2017 Fly High
Korean Movie, 2017,
Chang Bum (Main Role)
Chang Bum
Main Role
9.5
2015 Tatoo
Korean Movie, 2015,
Murderer Han Ji Soon (Main Role)
Murderer Han Ji Soon
Main Role
7.8
2014 Entangled
Korean Movie, 2014,
Sang Ho (Main Role)
Sang Ho
Main Role
8.5
2012 Goblin
Korean Movie, 2012,
(Main Role)
Main Role
8.7
2005 The Art of Seduction
Korean Movie, 2005,
Seo Min Jun (Main Role)
Seo Min Jun
Main Role
7.0
2005 Redeye
Korean Movie, 2005,
Park Chan Shik (Main Role)
Park Chan Shik
Main Role
6.3
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2013 The Return of Superman
Korean TV Show, 2013, 206 eps
Himself (Ep 34–116) (Regular Member)
206
Himself (Ep 34–116)
Regular Member
9.0
Articles
[Updated] Korean Celebrities Respond to Nepal Disaster...
News - May 13 2015

Three other actors have recently donated in order to help the victims of the massive Nepal earthquake last week...

Stalkers Guide to Song Il Guk
Editorials - Jun 29 2015

The drama life of an amazing actor ^-^