Kim Tae Hee

Biography

Kim Tae Hee is a popular South Korean actress. Born on March 29, 1980, she was discovered while riding the subway by an advertising executive, who offered her a modeling job. She began appearing in television commercials and print ads before making her acting debut in the 2001 television drama “Last Present.” Kim Tae Hee gained fame for her role in the 2003 drama “Stairway to Heaven.” She has since starred in many popular films and dramas, including “IRIS” (2009), “My Princess” (2011) and “Jang Ok Jung, Lives in Love” (2013). She also is one of the most in-demand endorsement models in Korea. Kim Tae Hee graduated from the prestigious Seoul National University in 2005 with a degree in fashion design. Kim Tae Hee’s younger brother is actor Lee Wan.

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Awards

  • Jang Ok Jeong, Lives in Love

    2013 | SBS Drama Awards
    Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special - Nominee

    Korea

    Jang Ok Jeong, Lives in Love

    28 languages
  • 2013 Cosmo Beauty Awards - Asia Dream Star - Winner
  • My Princess

    2011 | MBC Drama Awards
    Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries - Nominee

    Korea

    My Princess

    45 languages
  • My Princess

    2011 | Seoul International Drama Awards
    Outstanding Korean Actress - Nominee

    Korea

    My Princess

    45 languages
  • IRIS

    2010 | Baeksang Arts Awards
    Best Actress (TV) - Nominee

    Korea

    IRIS

    2 languages
  • IRIS

    2010 | Korea Drama Awards
    Best Actress - Nominee

    Korea

    IRIS

    2 languages
  • IRIS

    2009 | KBS Drama Awards
    Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama - Winner

    Korea

    IRIS

    2 languages
  • IRIS

    2009 | KBS Drama Awards
    Best Couple Award - Winner

    Korea

    IRIS

    2 languages
  • 2007 Baeksang Arts Awards - Most Popular Actress (Film) - Winner
  • 2007 Blue Dragon Film Awards - Best New Actress - Nominee
  • 2007 Chunsa Film Art Awards - Best New Actress - Nominee
  • 2007 Korean Film Awards - Best New Actress - Nominee
  • 2007 Andre Kim Best Star Awards - Female Star Award - Winner
  • 2007 Pyeongtaek Film Festival - New Currents Movie Star - Best New Actress - Winner
  • 2007 Grand Bell Awards - Overseas Popularity Award - Nominee
  • 2007 Blue Dragon Film Awards - Popular Star Award - Winner
  • 2005 Baeksang Arts Awards - Most Popular Actress (TV) - Winner
  • 2004 SBS Drama Awards - Top 10 Stars - Winner
  • 2004 SBS Drama Awards - Netizen Popularity Award - Winner
  • 2004 KBS Drama Awards - Best New Actress - Winner
  • Stairway To Heaven

    2003 | SBS Drama Awards
    New Star Award - Winner

    Philippines

    Stairway To Heaven

    V languages