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LOOK: Korean Actors Born in the Year of the Pig

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Mga bes, 2019 is the year of the earth pig. According to the chinese astrology, 2019 is a great year to make money and this year is going to be full of joy.

Let’s check out these korean actors born in the year of the earth pig.

1959


Ahn Suk-hwan

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Born on November 1, 1959, Ahn Suk-hwan is famous for his iconic roles in several korean dramas such as My Sassy Girl, Choon-Hyang (2005), Hong Gil-dong (2008), Boys Over Flowers (2009), Rooftop Prince (2012), Gunman in Joseon (2014), Come Back, Mister (2016), The Rebel (2017), Live Up To Your Name (2017), Partners For Justice (2018), 100 Days My Husband (2018) and many more. He is currently playing the role of Yoon Kyun-sang’s Grandfather in the on-going romantic-comedy series, Clean With Passion For Now.

Choi Il-hwa

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Born on May 9, 1959, Actor Choi Il-hwa starred in the korean series such as Coffee Prince (2007), King Of Baking, Kim Tak-goo (2010), Dream High (2011), City Hunter (2011), The Fugitive of Joseon (2013), Temptation (2014), Oh My Venus (2015), Tunnel (2017), Two Cops (2017), etc. On Feb. 2018, Choi was involved in a sexual harrasment scandal. He was removed as an academic advisor in Sejong University and one of the board directors for Korean Actors Association.

Nam Myung-ryul

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Born on May 14, 1959. Nam is known for his roles in several korean drama series such as Doctor Stranger (2014), Gunman in Joseon (2014), Misaeng (2014), Yong-pal (2015), Remember (2015-16), Shopping King Louis (2016), Circle: Two Worlds Connected (2017), Criminal Minds (2017) and Backflow (2017-18).

Park Sang-won

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Born on April 5, 1959. Park is known for his roles in the korean drama series such as Healer (2015) and My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol (2015). He’s currently starring in the on-going drama series My Only One (2018).

1971


Ma Dong-seok

Born on March 1, 1971. If you are also an avid of korean movies, i bet you know this guy very well. He is famous for his iconic roles in korean movies such as The Flu (2013), Train To Busan (2016), Derailed (2016), Along With The Gods: Two Worlds (2017) and it’s sequel Along With The Gods: The Last 49 Days (2018), Soul-Mate (2018), The Villagers (2018) and Unstoppable (2018). He also starred in several korean dramas such as Shut Up Flower Boy Band (2012) and Squad38 (2016).

Song Il-gook

Born on October 1, 1971. He is famous for his leading role in the 2006 hit drama series Jumong. Song and his triplet sons named Dae-han, Min-guk and Man-se (known as the Song Triplets) appeared in the hit korean variety show The Return of Superman from July 2014 to February 2016.

Jung Chan

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Born on February 23, 1971. Jung Chan is famous for his role as President Ahn in 2009 hit korean drama series You’re beautiful starring Jang Geun-suk and Park Shin-hye. He was also casted in a several korean series such as Here Comes Mr. Oh (2012), Price and Prejudice (2014), Our Gap-soon (2016-17) and My Contracted Husband, Mr. Oh (2018).

Lee Seo-jin

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Born on January 30, 1971. Lee is best known for his role in 2006 SBS drama Lovers alongside Kim Jung-eun. He also starred in korean variety shows such as Three Meals A Day and Grandpas Over Flowers.

Ji Jin-hee

Born on June 24, 1971. Ji Jin-hee is one of the prominent leading men in Korean drama history. He is well-known for his leading roles in the hit k-drama series Dae Jang-geum (2003) and Dong Yi (2010). In 2018, Ji starred in JTBC’s Misty alongside Actress Kim Nam-joo.

Kim Tae-woo

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Born on April 15, 1971. We probably recognized this multi-talented actor because of his iconic role in 2017 Fantasy-Thriller Black as the Grim Reaper No. 444. Aside from Black, he also appeared in God’s Gift-14 Days (2014), Goodbye, Mr. Black (2016), The Good Wife(2016), Queen Of Mystery 2(2018) and Secret Mother (2018). This year, Kim will be part of Lee Jong-suk and Lee Na-young’s upcoming korean drama entitled Romance is a Bonus Book.

Park Yong-woo

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Born on March 16, 1971. Park stars in the 2018 medical-exorcism drama Priest alongside Jeong Yu-mi and Yeon Woo-jin.

1983


Kim Dong-wook and Kim Jae-wook

These two are probably the best ‘bromance’ in k-drama history. Friendship goals indeed! They don’t just share the same surname but also their birth year. Dong-wook’s birthday is on July 29, 1983 while Jae-wook is on April 2, 1983. In 2007, the two Kims both starred in the hit Korean series Coffee Prince alongside Gong Yoo and Yoon Eun-hye. In 2018, They reunited in a mystery-thriller drama The Guest alongside actress Jung Eun-chae and this time, they played the main characters.

Jung Kyung-ho

Born on August 31, 1983. Jung became well-known for his leading roles in Missing Nine (2017), Prison Playbook (2017–2018) and Life on Mars (2018). In 2014, He and Girls Generation Member Choi Soo-young are in a relationship since early 2013.

Park Hae-jin

Born on May 1, 1983. Park is popularly known for his supporting roles in dramas My Love from the Star (2013) and Doctor Stranger (2014). He also landed his leading roles in dramas like Bad Guys (2014), Cheese in the Trap (2016) and Man to Man (2017). Park also appeared in 2016 Naver TV Cast’s Webdrama First Seven Kisses.

Lee Sang-yeob

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Born on May 8, 1983. Lee is popularly known for his villainous role in 2017 SBS drama While You Were Sleeping starring Bae Suzy, Jung Hae-in and Lee Jong-suk. He also starred in several korean dramas such as Miss Ripley (2011), The Innocent Man (2012), Signal (2016) and Top Star Yoo Baek (2018).

Sung Hoon

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Born on February 14, 1983. Sung Hoon debuted as an actor in 2011 drama, New Tales of Gisaeng. He is best known for his lead role in 2017 romantic comedy drama My Secret Romance alongside Song Ji-eun.

1995


Park Ji-Bin

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Born on March 14, 1995. Park debuted as a child actor. He is popularly known as the little brother of Goo Hye-sun in 2009 Hit Korean drama Boys Over Flowers. In 2018, Park joined the cast of MBC drama series Bad Papa starring Jang Hyuk, Son Yeo-eun and Shin Eun-soo. He enlisted in the military on May 26, 2015 and has been discharged on February 25, 2017.

Yook Sung-jae

Born on May 2, 1995. Sung-jae first debuted as a singer and a member of an idol group, BTOB under Cube Entertainment. Aside from being an idol, Yook is also known for his iconic roles in Who Are You: School 2015 (2015), The Village: Achiara’s Secrets (2015) and Goblin (2016). He is also a part of the currently-airing korean variety show Masters in the House alongside Lee Seung-gi, Lee Sang-hyun and Yang Se-hyung. In 2015, Yook participated in a reality-variety show We Got Married with Red Velvet’s Joy as his virtual wife. In 2018, Yook Sungjae Reportedly Cast as the Male Lead In A TvN Drama entitled ‘The Man Who Bakes Bread’.

Kim Tae-Hyung (BTS’ V)

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Born on December 30, 1995 (Belated Happy Birthday!! <3). Like Yook Sungjae, Kim Tae-hyung, popularly known by his stage name, V also starts his career as an idol. He is known as a member of South Korean boy group, BTS. In 2016, V landed on his first supporting role in Korean historical drama, Hwarang alongside Park Seo-joon, Go Ara and Park Hyung-sik. The same year, he also appeared in reality-variety show Celebrity Bromance with one of his celebrity friends, Actor Kim Min-jae.

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