Song Kang-ho

Actor | * 01/17/1967 (53) | Gimhae, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Song Kang-ho (born 17 January 1967) is a South Korean actor who rose to international prominence for his performances in Snowpiercer (2013) and Parasite (2019), the latter of which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Picture. Song made his debut as a movie actor in The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well in 1996, and came to national prominence with a series of critically acclaimed performances, including No. 3, Joint Security Area, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Memories of Murder, The Host, A Taxi Driver, and ()
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Song Kang-ho first worked in plays, entering a troupe. He started working in films as a supporting actor in minor roles. He made the breakthrough in 'Green Fish' in a supporting role which had a major impact. In 'No. 3' he actually created a syndrome from his role, when people started imitating his acting.

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

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Awards & Nominations for Song Kang-ho

Asian Film Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Song Kang-ho as Actor(35)

as Kang Jong-Duk2021 Fifth Column
as King Sejong2019 The King's Letters
as Kim Ki-taek2019 Parasite
as Lee Doo-sam2018 The Drug King
as Kim Man-seob2017 A Taxi Driver
as Lee Jung-chool2016 The Age of Shadows
as King Yeongjo2015 The Throne
as Nae-kyung2013 The Face Reader
as Namgoong Minsu2013 Snowpiercer
as Song Woo-seok2013 The Attorney
as Jo Sang-gil2012 Howling
as Teacher2012 Day Trip
as Du-heon2011 Hindsight
as Lee Han-kyu2010 Secret Reunion
as Police officer (cameo)2009 A Little Pond
as Priest Sang-hyeon2009 Thirst
as Yoon Tae-goo, the Weird2008 The Good, The Bad, The Weird
as Kang In-goo2007 The Show Must Go On
as Kim Jong-chan2007 Secret Sunshine
as Park Gang-du2006 The Host
as Choi Do-hyung2005 Antarctic Journal
as Assassin 12005 Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
as Seong Han-mo2004 The President's Barber
as Detective Park Doo-man2003 Memories of Murder
as Park Dong-jin2002 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
as Lee Ho-chang2002 YMCA Baseball Team
as Dae-Ho2000 The Foul King
as Sgt. Oh Kyeong-pil2000 Joint Security Area
as Lee Jang-gil1999 Shiri
as Young-min1998 The Quiet Family
as Pan-su1997 Green Fish
as Jo-pil1997 No. 3

Full Name: Gangho Song
Citizenship: South Korea
Born: Tuesday, 01/17 1967 (January) in Gimhae (current age: 53 years + 247 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: Korean (KO)
Educated at: Busan Kyungsang College
Children: Song Jun-pyung
Other names for Song Kang-ho (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Song Kang Ho"
"Song Kangho" (McCune-Reischauer Romanization)
"Сон Кан Хо"
"Song Gang-ho" (Revised Romanization)
"Сун Ган-ху"
"سونگ کانگ-هو"
"سونغ كانغ هو"
Song Kang-ho frequently works together with these people:
Park Chan-wook (14x, Crew)
Bong Joon-ho (13x, Crew)
Kim Seo-young (13x, Crew)
Kim Sang-bum (12x, Crew)
Kim Jee-woon (11x, Crew)
Kim Jae-beom (10x, Crew)
Choi Tae-young (10x, Crew)
Cho Young-wuk (9x, Crew)
Ryu Seong-hee (8x, Crew)
Song Jong-hee (8x, Crew)
Gang Hye-yeong (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5364, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/06/2020