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Name: Ji-hyun Jun  
   
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Date of Birth: 30th October 1981
   
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
   
Profession: Actress
 
 
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia
Jun Ji-hyun
Korean name
Hangul: 전지현
Hanja: 全智賢
Revised Romanization: Jeon Ji-hyeon
McCune-Reischauer: Chŏn Chi-hyŏn

Jun Ji-hyun (born 30 October 1981, Seoul) is a Korean actress, model and singer. She is gaining more fame worldwide due to her roles in extremely popular Korean films in recent times. Starting her career of as a model, Jun later took up acting as well. Her film debut was White Valentine (1999), and she later gained fame from the movie Il Mare, owing to its handsomely shot scenes at Ganghwa island. Her biggest breakthrough comes from My Sassy Girl (2001), a hit romance/comedy movie that spawned an American remake which will be released in 2006.

She studied at Dongguk University and made her debut as a model for Echo, and since then has modelled many clothing lines and more recently, mobile phones and iPod. Some of her more popular product endorsements include Giordano, KFC, Samsung. She was voted as having the "Best Butt in Asia", polling 41% of the total votes, beating Lee Hyo-ri who polled 30%.

The romance/comedy movie Windstruck, which was filmed in 2004 together with Jang Hyuk, romantically reunited her with the young director, Kwak Jae Young of My Sassy Girl.

Filmography

  • White Valentine (1999) (Hwaiteu ballenta in - 화이트 발렌타인)
  • Il Mare (2000) (Siworae - 시월애)
  • My Sassy Girl (2001) (Yeopgijeogin geunyeo - 엽기적인 그녀)
  • The Uninvited (2003) (4 Inyong siktak - 4인용 식탁)
  • Windstruck (2004) (Nae yeojachingureul sogaehamnida - 내 여자친구를 소개합니다)
  • Daisy (2005) (데이지)

Drama

  • 1999 Happy Together
  • 1998 Fascinate My Heart
  • 1997 The Season of Puberty

Statistics

  • Height: 172cm
  • Weight: 48kg
  • Religion: Christianity

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