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Ha Jung-woo

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter | * 03/11/1979 (41) | Seoul, South Korea
Ha Jung-woo (Korean: 하정우; born Kim Sung-hoon on March 11, 1978) is a South Korean actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer. One of the highest grossing actors in South Korea, Ha's starring films have accumulated more than 100 million tickets. Only 3 other actors have reached this milestone, with Ha being nearly a decade younger than the rest when achieving this. His breakthrough to stardom came with the role in Na Hong-jin's serial killer film The Chaser (2008). One of the leading actors of his generation in Korean cinema, Ha showcased his versatility across films of various genres: road movie My Dear Enemy (2008), sports film Take Off (2009), action thriller The Yellow Sea (2010), gangster saga Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012), romantic comedy ()
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Ha Jung-woo (Korean: 하정우; born Kim Sung-hoon on March 11, 1978) is a South Korean actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer. One of the highest grossing actors in South Korea, Ha's starring films have accumulated more than 100 million tickets. Only 3 other actors have reached this milestone, with Ha being nearly a decade younger than the rest when achieving this. His breakthrough to stardom came with the role in Na Hong-jin's serial killer film The Chaser (2008). One of the leading actors of his generation in Korean cinema, Ha showcased his versatility across films of various genres: road movie My Dear Enemy (2008), sports film Take Off (2009), action thriller The Yellow Sea (2010), gangster saga Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012), romantic comedy Love Fiction (2012), spy actioner The Berlin File (2013), and action thriller The Terror Live (2013). Ha is also known for his role as grim reaper Gang-rim in the fantasy action film Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017) and its 2018 sequel. He made his directorial debut through the comedy film Fasten Your Seatbelt (2013), followed by Chronicle of a Blood Merchant (2015).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Ha Jung-woo

Asian Film Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Ha Jung-woo as Actor(38)

as Sang-won2020 The Closet
as Jo In-chang2019 Ashfall
as Motel staff2019 Miss & Mrs. Cops
as Ahab2018 Take Point
as Prosecutor Choi Hwan2017 1987: When the Day Comes
as Lee Jung-Soo2016 Tunnel
as Count Fujiwara2016 The Handmaiden
as Hawaii Pistol2015 Assassination
as Heo Sam-gwan2015 Chronicle of a Blood Merchant
as Dol Moo Chi2014 Kundo: Age of the Rampant
as Yoon Young-hwa2013 The Terror Live
as Himself / Director Ha2013 Behind the Camera
as Pyo Jong-seong2013 The Berlin File
as Goo Joo-wol / Detective Ma Dong-wook2012 Love Fiction
as Choi Hyeong-bae2012 Nameless Gangster
as himself2012 577 Project
as Kang Seong-Hee2011 The Client
as Other Man2011 Come Rain, Come Shine
as Kim Gu-nam2010 The Yellow Sea
as Jang Soo Yeong2010 Parallel Life
as Cha Heon-tae2009 Take Off
as Hyung Gu2009 Boat
as a sculptor and Cheon-soo's neighbor2009 Like You Know It All
as Byoung-woon2008 My Dear Enemy
as Ji Young-Min2008 The Chaser
as Jae-hyun2008 Beastie Boys
as Man at a date2008 Forever the Moment
as Good Looking Doctor2008 Our School E.T
as Joo-yeon's husband2007 Breath
as Jihah2007 Never Forever
as Ji-woo2006 Time
as Son fox2006 The Fox Family
as Detective Cho2005 She's on Duty
as Tae-jeong Yoo2005 The Unforgiven
as Kim Woo-Yeol2004 Mr. Gam's Victory
as Joon-ho2003 Madeleine

TV Shows/Series with Ha Jung-woo as Actor(3)

as himself2013 Home Alone
as Kim Jae-yoon2007 H.I.T
as Ahn Dong-nam2005 Lovers in Prague

Movies with Ha Jung-woo as Crew(9)

Production/Producer2020 The Closet
Production/Executive Producer2018 Take Point
Production/Producer2018 Take Point
Production/Producer2017 A Single Rider
Directing/Director2015 Chronicle of a Blood Merchant
Writing/Screenplay2015 Chronicle of a Blood Merchant
Directing/Director2013 Fasten Your Seatbelt
Writing/Writer2013 Fasten Your Seatbelt
Production/Producer2012 577 Project

Additional Information

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Full Name: Jung-woo Ha
Citizenship: South Korea
Born: Sunday, 03/11 1979 (March) in Seoul (current age: 41 years + 157 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Educated at: Chung-Ang University
Siblings: Cha Hyun-woo
Father: Kim Yong-gun
Other names for Ha Jung-woo (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ha Jeong-Woo"
"Jung-woo Ha"
"하정우"
"김성훈"
"Kim Sung-hoon"
"河正宇"
"ハ・ジョンウ"
"Ха Чон У"
"金惺勳"
"ها جونگ-وو"
"Ha Chŏng-u" (McCune-Reischauer Romanization)
"Ha Jeong-u" (Revised Romanization)
Ha Jung-woo frequently works together with these people:
Yoon Jong-bin (15x, Crew)
Choi Hye-lim (13x, Crew)
Chae Kyung-hwa (9x, Crew)
Kim Yong-hwa (9x, Crew)
Ma Dong-seok (8x, Actor)
Lee Kyung-young (8x, Actor)
Kwak Tae-young (8x, Crew)
Kang Myung-chan (8x, Crew)
Kim Sang-bum (7x, Crew)
Jang Won-seok (7x, Crew)
Kim Young-hoon (6x, Crew)
Kim Min-jun (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3699, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/29/2020