Jang Geun Suk | Profile

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Profile

  • Name: 장근석 / Jang Keun Suk (Jang Geun Seok)
  • Profession: Actor, singer and model
  • Birthdate: 1987-Aug-04 (age 26)
  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 62kg
  • Star sign: Leo
  • Blood type: A
  • Talent agency: Tree J company

Jang Geun-suk (Hangul: 장근석; hanja: 張根碩) was born on September 26, 1987 in Danyang County, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea. He is a South Korean actor, singer and model. He is best known for playing the role of band leader Hwang Tae Kyung in the 2009 drama You’re Beautiful, with Lee Hongki, Jung Yong Hwa, Park Shin-hye and Uee, as well as the role of Kang Mu Gyul in the 2010 romantic comedy series Mary Stayed Out All Night, with Moon Geun Young and as Seo In Ha/Seo Joon in 2012 Love Rain with Yoona of Girls’ Generation.

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Filmography

Television

Year Title Role Broadcast Notes
1998 Hug (포옹) Won Joo
2000 School3 (학교3) Kang Won Seok’s younger brother
2001 Ladies Of The Palace / Women’s World (여인천하) young Jeong Ryeom SBS
Four Sisters’ Story (네 자매 이야기) Yeong Hoon MBC
2002 Orange (오렌지) himself
The Great Ambition (대망) young Park Shi-yeong SBS
2003 Nonstop 4 (논스톱4) Jang Keun-Suk MBC
2005 Lovers in Prague (프라하의 연인) Yoon Gun-hee SBS Supporting Role
2006 Alien Teacher / Alien Sam(에일리언샘) Bong Saem (Luxurious) Tooniverse Main Role
Hwang Jin-i (황진이) Kim Eun Ho KBS2 Lead Role
2008 Hong Gil Dong (쾌도홍길동) Lee Chang Hwi KBS2 Lead Role
Beethoven Virus (베토벤 바이러스) Kang Geon Woo (Trumpet) MBC Lead Role
2009 You’re Beautiful (미남이시네요) Hwang Tae Kyung SBS Main Role
2010 Mary Stayed Out All Night / Marry Me, Mary! (매리는 외박중) Kang Mu-Kyul KBS2 Main Role
2011 Ikemen desu ne (美男ですね) as Himself / Gunsoku(Cameo, Episode 8) TBS Japanese adaptation of You’re Beautiful
2012 The Center of the New Hallyu, I Am Jang Keun Suk(신한류의 중심, 나는 장근석) Jang Keun Suk KBS2
Sekai no Purinsu e! Chan Gunsoku ~ 24 sai no Sugao~ Jang Geun Suk Fuji TV
Love Rain (사랑비) Seo In Ha & Seo Joon KBS2 Main Role
2013 Pretty Man (예쁜남자) Dok Go Ma Te KBS2 Main RoleBel Ami (English title) / Pretty Boy (early English title) / Beautiful Man (literal title) / Pretty Man (literal title) Revised romanization: Yebbeun Namja Hangul: 예쁜남자

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2003 The Owl Museum Lee Jung Woo Short film
2006 One Missed Call: Final(Chakushin Ari: Final) An Jinu Japanese film
2007 The Happy Life (즐거운 인생) Park Hyeon-jun Award, see Awards section below
2008 The Longest 24 Months (기다리다 미쳐) Park Won-Jae
Do Re Mi Fa So La Si Do(도레미파솔라시도) Shin Eun-gyu Main Role
Baby and I (아기와 나) Han Joon-Su Main Role
Crazy Waiting Park Won-jae Main Role
2009 The Case of Itaewon Homicide(이태원 살인사건) Robert J. Pearson English-speaking role as a Korean-American(film based on the true story of the murder in Itaewon)

Award, see Awards section below

2011 You’re My Pet (너는팻) In Ho / “Momo”

Discography

Korean

2004

[Sitcom] Nonstop 4 (Regular Edition)
  • Sky High / Nonstop Band
  • 논밴송 / Nonstop Band
  • Happy! Happy Birthday / Nonstop Band
  • Let’s Get Down / Jang Keun Suk
  • 우리가 있잖아 / Nonstop Band

2007

[Film] The Happy Life OST (Regular)
  • The Happy Life (Radio Edit. Ver.) / Hwal Hwa San
  • It’ll Explode (Ver. 3) / Hwal Hwa San
  • It’ll Explode 2007 (Ver. 2) / Hwal Hwa San
  • Fireworks / Hwal Hwa San
  • The Happy Life (For Film) / Hwal Hwa San
[Film] The Happy Life OST (Single)
  • The Happy Life (Main Theme) / Hwal Hwa San (Active Volcano)
  • It’ll Explode / Hwal Hwa San

2008

[CF] Black Engine (Single)
  • Black Engine / Jang Keun Suk
[Film] Doremifasolatido OST
  • Full of Sunshine / Jang Keun Suk
  • Time for Waiting / Jang Keun Suk
[Drama] Beethoven Virus OST (Single)
  • Can You Hear Me Part 2 / Jang Keun Suk

2009

[Drama] You’re Beautiful OST (Regular)
  • Still / A.N. Jell
  • Promise / A.N. Jell
  • Fly Me To The Moon / Jang Keun Suk & Park Shin Hye
[Drama] You’re Beautiful OST Part 2 (Regular)
  • Without Words / Jang Keun Suk
  • Good Bye / Jang Keun Suk
[Drama] You’re Beautiful OST (Jang Keun Suk Special Edition)
  • Promise / A.N. Jell
  • Still / A.N. Jell
  • Without Words / Jang Keun Suk
  • What Should I Do? / Jang Keun Suk
  • Good Bye / Jang Keun Suk
[CF] Just Drag (Single)
  • Just Drag / Jang Keun Suk
[CF] Toucholic Yepptic & Haptic love (Single)
  • Toucholic Yepptic & Haptic love / Jang Keun Suk

2010

[Drama] Mary Stayed Out All Night OST Part 1
  • Take Care, My Bus! / Jang Keun Suk
  • My Precious / Jang Keun Suk
[Drama] Mary Stayed Out All Night OST Part 2
  • Hello, Hello / Jang Keun Suk
  • I Will Promise You / Jang Keun Suk
  • Hello, Hello (Ballad Ver.) / Jang Keun Suk
[Drama] Mary Stayed Out All Night OST Part 3
  • Because of Her/ Jang Keun Suk

2011

[Film] You’re My Pet OST
  • You’re My Pet Kiwobwassong /Jang Keun Suk & Kim Ha Neul
  • Oh, My Lady! / Jang Keun Suk & Choi Sang Mi
  • Mandy / Jang Keun Suk
  • I Only Look At You / Jang Keun Suk & Kim Ha Neul
[Film] You’re My Pet OST (Single)
  • You’re My Pet Kiwobwassong / Jang Keun Suk & Kim Ha Neul

2012

[Drama] Love Rain OST Part II
  • Love Rain / Jang Keun Suk

Chinese

2011

The Lounge H Vol. 1 (Regular Edition)

by Team H (Jang Keun Suk and Big Brother)

Note: won 2 awards, see Awards section below

  • Victory
  • Gotta Getcha
  • Shake It
  • Run Away

Japanese

2011

Let Me Cry (Single)
  • Let Me Cry
Let Me Cry
  • Let Me Cry
  • Bye Bye Bye
  • 一緒につくったメロディ (“Melody Made Together”)
  • Let Me Cry (Inst.)
  • Bye Bye Bye (Inst.)
  • 一緒につくったメロディ (Inst.)
[Film] You’re My Pet OST (Japanese Version)
  • Hey Girl ver. Jang Keun Suk

2012

Lounge H (The First Impression)

by Team H (Jang Keun Suk and Big Brother)

  • WE ARE
  • (Can’t Stop) ~JPN ver.~
  • SHAKE IT~JPN Ver.~
  • GOTTA GETCHA
  • RUN AWAY
  • VICTORY
  • NO HUMAN SMELL
  • (Can’t Stop)
  • SHAKE IT
  • (Can’t Stop) <Extended club mix>
Just Crazy (Regular Edition)[18]
  • 200 Miles (Opening theme song for Fairy Tail the Movie: The Phoenix Priestess)
  • Always Close To You
  • Crazy Crazy Crazy (Lead track, first single)
  • Stay (Original lyrics written by Jang Keun Suk)
  • Rain (CF song of Seoul Makkori)
  • Let Me Cry
  • Abracadabra
  • 守護星 (Bonus track for the Regular Edition)
  • In My Dream (Lyrics and music written by Jang Keun Suk in Korean)
  • Bye Bye Bye (Album Version)
  • Epilogue…
  • Tomorrow

2013

I Just Wanna Have Fun[18]

by Team H (Jang Keun Suk and Big Brother)

  • I just wanna have fun
  • Feel the beat (中文版)
  • Party tonight feat. Stephanie
  • Rock and roll tonight
  • What is your name?
  • Liquor shot
  • Welcome to my world
  • Beautiful change
  • The Time (混音版)
  • Can’t Stop (重新混音版)
  • Gotta Getcha (重新混音版)
  • Feel the Beat (韓文版)

Nature Boy

  • Nature Boy[citation needed]
  • Love is black hole
  • Poison
  • Indian Summer
  • Save me
  • Serenade
  • Porker Face
  • Eden
  • Turn Off
  • Like a Movie
  • Love Letter

Awards

Year Awards
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  • MNet TOP 100 Charming Guys Who are Single: # ?
2006
  • MNet Top 100 Adorable Males: # 29
  • KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award – Hwang Jin-i (with co-star Ha Ji Won)
2007
  • MNet Top 100 Must Have Males: # 3
  • 10th Director’s Cut Awards: Best New Actor – The Happy Life
2008
  • 44th Baeksang Arts Awards: Best New Actor – The Happy Life
  • MBC Drama Awards: New Actor Award – Beethoven Virus
  • KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award – Hong Gil Dong (with Sung Yuri)
  • KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Award (Actor) – Hong Gil Dong
2009
  • SBS Drama Awards: Netizen’s Popularity Award – You’re Beautiful
  • SBS Drama Awards: Teen’s Star Award (Actor) – You’re Beautiful
2010
  • 46th Baeksang Arts Awards: Male Popularity Award – The Case of Itaewon Homicide
  • Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards: Top Buzz Male Korea Star Award[22]
  • Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards: Top Buzz Male Asia Star Award
  • KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award – Mary Stayed Out All Night (with Moon Geun Young)
  • KBS Drama Awards: International Netizen’s Popularity Award – Mary Stayed Out All Night
2011
  • 15th Global Chinese Music Awards: Most Popular Korean Artist Award
  • Korean Popular Culture and Arts Award: Cultural Minister of Finance Award
  • 19th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards: Hallyu Grand Award
  • Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards: Taiwan Top Searched Single Korean Artist
2012
  • 26th Japan Gold Disc Awards: Best 3 New Artists (with 2PM and B2ST)[24]
  • 10th IFPI Hong Kong Record Sales Awards: Best Selling Album – The Lounge H Vol. 1 (with Big Brother)[16]
  • 10th IFPI Hong Kong Record Sales Awards: Best Korean Album – The Lounge H Vol. 1 (with Big Brother)
  • 48th Baeksang Arts Awards: Male Popularity Award – You’re My Pet
  • 2012 Huading Awards: Top 100 Asian Celebrities – #3
2013
  • 27th Japan Gold Disc Awards: Best 3 Albums – Just Crazy

 

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