Song Kang Ho has become the first Korean actor in history to win an individual award at Cannes.
Recently, Korean cinema has received a series of awards at Cannes Film Festival 2022. Especially with the role in the movie BrokerSong Kang Ho has become the first Korean actor in history to win an individual award at Cannes.
This award is a testament to the famous Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s comment that Song Kang Ho is the greatest actor in Korea.
Struggling to start a new job
Song Kang Ho was born into a poor family in Gyeongsan Province (Korea). The actor entered the entertainment industry in the early 1990s and did not receive formal training in acting, but tried to start in small theater groups.
In the early years of his career, Song Kang Ho was not even allowed to go on stage because of his appearance, bold pronunciation of the local dialect. The actor also could not compete with many other bright stars.
Not a male god, Song Kang Ho rose up thanks to his ability with diverse acting ability
He has a simple appearance with a large face, monolid eyes, even his features are considered rough, difficult to play the male lead.
Because of the weakness of his appearance, Song Kang Ho struggled in the early years of his career. He always tried to find many movie sets in the hope of finding a certain role, but was rejected by the directors.
Song Kang Ho once shared with the press that although there were times of sadness and disappointment, he never gave up. “At that time, I mainly helped at the studio and spent most of my time practicing speaking with a standard Seoul accent,” the actor confided.
Overcoming difficulties, shining to become the “National Treasure of Cinema” of Korea
Unlike many actors, Song Kang Ho expressed his candid stance that he will devote his life solely to Korean cinema and will not participate in a drama.
Around the time from the early 2000s, the name Song Kang Ho began to become more known for his impressive roles in films such as The Foul King nice Joint Security Area co-starred with Lee Young Ae and Lee Byung Hun.
Song Kang Ho in Joint security area/JSA
Until 2002, Song Kang Ho first collaborated with director Bong Joon Ho in the classic crime drama of Korean cinema – Memories Of Murder (released in 2003).
This film has brought Song Kang Ho a series of great awards and is also the work that opens the journey of conquering all cinematic limits of the identical couple Bong Joon Ho – Song Kang Ho.
Song Kang Ho once shared: “There is a director that I never turn down any offer from him no matter how busy he is, and that is Bong Joon Ho.“
Directed by Bong Joon Ho and Song Kang Ho
In the top 50 movies film Korea’s biggest hit of all time, Song Kang Ho starred in 10 movies, including Memories Of Murder (5.1 million viewers – the highest in 2003), Lawyer (11.37 million tickets), Snowpiercer (9.3 million tickets), The Face Reader (9.1 million tickets), Taxi driver (nearly 12.2 million tickets),…
Movies Parasite, The Age of Shadows, Secret Sunshine, Thrist and The Good, The Bad, The Weird… also attracts millions of people to theaters.
The actor received countless prestigious awards including the Golden Bell and the Baeksang.
Song Kang Ho in Han River Monster
Song Kang Ho in Parasite.
Song Kang Ho in the blockbuster movie Taxi Driver.
I once apologized to EXO fans on behalf of my son
Song Kang Ho is married to his wife, Hwang Jang Suk, and has two sons. The first child born in 1996 named Song Jun Pyoung, was a football player. The second child named Ju Yeon was born in 2001.
The eldest son once made Song Kang Ho apologize for his insensitive words, touching the fanclub of EXO.
Accordingly, Song Jun Pyoung shared on social networks: “EXO fans, stop wasting time on threatening comments“.
It is known that the movie The Drug King Song Kang Ho’s show coincides with the movie’s showtime Swing Kids of EXO member DO should have led to this story.
Song Kang Ho was also found drunk driving by the police in 2005 and had his driving license held.
Despite some small scandals, Song Kang Ho’s talent and personality is always respected and considered a legend of the village. entertainment Korean origin.
He was once honored to be one of the 9 judges of the Cannes Film Festival in 2021 and was included in the list of 25 greatest actors of the 21st century by the New York Times.
According to VietNamNet
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