Jang Geun Suk

Biography

Jang Keun Suk is a popular South Korean actor, model and singer. Born on August 4, 1987, he started working as a child model at the age of 5 after being discovered by a talent agent. In junior high school, Jang Keun Suk attended school in New Zealand, where he learned to speak both English and Japanese. He made his acting debut as a child actor in 1997 in the television sitcom “Selling Happiness,” going on to star in many popular television dramas into adulthood, including “Beautiful Man” (2013), “Love Rain” (2012), “Mary Stayed Out All Night” (2010, “You’re Beautiful” (2009) and “Beethoven Virus” (2008). Jang Keun Suk also began contributing songs for the soundtracks of some of his dramas and released his first single, “Let Me Cry,” in 2011, becoming the first non-Japanese artist to debut at No. 1 on the Oricon single charts.

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Awards

  • Beautiful Man

    2013 | KBS Drama Awards
    Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries - Nominee

    Korea

    Beautiful Man

    42 languages
  • Beautiful Man

    2013 | KBS Drama Awards
    Best Couple Awards - Nominee

    Korea

    Beautiful Man

    42 languages
  • 2012 Baeksang Arts Awards - Most Popular Actor (Film) - Winner
  • Love Rain

    2012 | KBS Drama Awards
    Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-Length Drama - Nominee

    Korea

    Love Rain

    28 languages
  • 2011 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards - Commendation from the Ministry of Culture and Finance - Winner
  • 2011 Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards - Hallyu Grand Prize - Winner
  • 2010 Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards - Top Buzz Male Asia Star - Winner
  • 2010 Baeksang Arts Awards - Most Popular Actor (Film) - Winner
  • Marry Me, Mary!

    2010 | KBS Drama Awards
    Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries - Nominee

    Korea

    Marry Me, Mary!

    33 languages
  • Marry Me, Mary!

    2010 | KBS Drama Awards
    Best Couple Award - Winner

    Korea

    Marry Me, Mary!

    33 languages
  • 2010 Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards - Top Buzz Male Korea Star - Winner
  • Marry Me, Mary!

    2010 | KBS Drama Awards
    Netizen Award, Actor - Winner

    Korea

    Marry Me, Mary!

    33 languages
  • You're Beautiful

    2009 | SBS Drama Awards
    Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special - Nominee

    Korea

    You're Beautiful

    54 languages
  • 2009 Grand Bell Awards - Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • You're Beautiful

    2009 | SBS Drama Awards
    Netizen Popularity Award - Winner

    Korea

    You're Beautiful

    54 languages
  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards - Best Couple Award - Nominee
  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards - Popularity Award, Actor - Winner
  • 2008 Baeksang Arts Awards - Best New Actor (Film) - Winner
  • Beethoven Virus

    2008 | MBC Drama Awards
    Best New Actor - Winner

    Korea

    Beethoven Virus

    13 languages
  • 2008 KBS Drama Awards - Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries - Nominee
  • Beethoven Virus

    2008 | Korea Drama Awards
    Excellence Award, Actor - Nominee

    Korea

    Beethoven Virus

    13 languages
  • 2008 Grand Bell Awards - Best New Actor - Nominee
  • 2007 Korean Film Awards - Best New Actor - Nominee
  • 2007 Blue Dragon Film Awards - Best New Actor - Nominee
  • 2006 KBS Drama Awards - Best Couple Award - Winner
  • 2006 KBS Drama Awards - Best New Actor - Nominee
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