Song Seung Hun
Song Seung-hun (born Song Seung-bok on
October 5, 1976) is a South Korean actor. He started his career as a model in 1995, modelling for the brand name STORM, and began acting in sit-coms and TV dramas in 1996. In 1999 he made his film debut in "Calla" and has since then gathered a prominent fan base throughout Asia.
Song is noted for his roles in Korean dramas like "
Autumn Fairy Tale" (2000) and " Summer Scent".Song, during his late teenage years, successfully evaded compulsory army service by claiming to have severe diabetes and high blood pressure. At 28, his claim was discovered by the South Korean government to be false, and he was forced to serve the army for two years. Song, in an apparent show of guilt, publicly apologised and began his service.
Despite pleas from his fans to the South Korean government, the government feared that giving clemency to Song would spark off riots and strikes (due to peoples' displeasure at his act). In the end, Song temporarily dropped acting to serve the army until 2006, although he was diagnosed with high blood pressure. Song was discharged on
November 15as a Corporal.
East Of Eden (TV series)" (2008)
Summer Scent" (2003)
Law Firm" (2001)
Autumn Fairy Tale" (2000)
Happy Together" (1999)
YOU & I" (1998)
Beautiful Girl" (1997)
3 Man 3 Woman" (1996)
* "Fate" (2008)
A Destiny" (2007)
He Was Cool" (2004, Ji Eun-Sung)
Ice Rain" (2003, Kim Eun-sook)
So Close" (2002, Corey Yuen)
Make it Big" (2002, Cho Ui-seok)
* "Calla" (1999,
* "Sad Love Story" (2008)
* "One Day"
* 2001 - SBS TV: Top Ten Popularity Award
* 2000 - KBS TV: Most Photogenic Award
* 2000 - KBS TV: Most Popular Actor Award
* 1999 - SBS TV: Popularity Award
* 1998 - Baek Sang Arts Award: Popularity Award
* 1997 - KMTV Most Popular Star Award: Korean Acting Award
List of Korean actors
List of Korean language films
Contemporary culture of South Korea
* [http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview.htm?linkid=16&articleid=2006111813465878080&newssetid=487 Song Seung-hun discharged from the army]
* [http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview.htm?linkid=16&articleid=20061118135844765c4&newssetid=83 송승헌 "'군대 체질이다' 말 많이 들었어요"]
* [http://www.songseungheon.com/ Korea Official Site]
* [http://www.seungheon.jp/ Japan Official Site]
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