Ha Ji-Won is the second oldest child in her family and her younger brother Jeon Tae-Su is also an actor.
She started in the entertainment industry, after a talent agency offered to sign her to a contract.
Therefore you may find the same person's name spelled in different ways, for example "Jang Jin-young" vs. The letter "iung" is silent and is followed by a vowel; note that the name "Lee" is actually pronounced "ee" or "yi" in Korean.
(To learn more -- it's easier than you think -- visit this introduction to the Korean alphabet) Ahn Sung-ki (b.
January 1, 1952) is the consummate veteran actor, having starred in close to 70 films at the time of this writing.
The local press has even dubbed him with the nickname, "The National Actor".
Under the stage name Han Ye-seul, she made her acting debut in the popular sitcom Nonstop 4 in 2003. Han proved her detractors wrong with Couple or Trouble (also known as Fantasy Couple, 2006), a remake of Overboard written by the Hong Sisters.
Playing a spoiled heiress who becomes an amnesiac after a yacht accident, Han was praised for her comic timing and the series was a hit.
But the series gained notoriety when Han failed to show up for her scheduled filming on August 14–15 and instead flew to Los Angeles on August 16; it was the first instance of a leading actor abruptly leaving in the middle of a Korean drama shoot.
Uhm Ji-won made her acting debut in the late 1990s, and after an early role in the Korean tokusatsu series Vectorman, went on to appear in a number of films and television drama series.
In 2004, she appeared alongside Han Suk-kyu and Lee Eun-ju in The Scarlet Letter, receiving a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Blue Dragon Film Awards.
Romantic comedy film Penny Pinchers was released two months after Spy Myung-wol finished airing.
In it, Han shed her glamorous image to play an extremely frugal woman who considers love a frivolous expense and teaches an unemployed playboy the art of penny pinching.