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Cha Tae Hyun

Actor Cha Tae Hyun Profile, Drama, Facts, and TMI

Cha Tae Hyun
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Cha Tae Hyun Profile

  • Birth Name : 차태현 (Cha Tae Hyun)
  • Stage Name : 차태현 (Cha Tae Hyun)
  • Nationality : Korea Selatan
  • Date of Birth : March 25th, 1976
  • Zodiac Sign : Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac : Dragon
  • Height : 175 cm
  • Weight : 65 kg
  • Blood Type : A
  • Agency : Blossom Entertainment
  • Debut : 1995 (KBS Super Talent Contest)
  • Social Media : N/A
  • Fandom : Agape
  • Official Color : Blue

Cha Tae Hyun Facts & TMI

  • Cha Tae Hyun was born in Gangnam-Gu. 
  • Besides as an actor, he is also active as announcer, radio announcer, PD (Program Director), singer, and entertainer. 
  • He graduated from Seoul Ilwon Elementary School, Middle School Middle School, and Seocho High School. 
  • Tae Hyun then entered 2 universities, Seoul Institute of the Arts for Broadcasting Entertainment and Kyonggi University, majoring in Multimedia Imaging.
  • He was exempted from military service due to a shoulder injury. 
  • Tae Hyun is one of the South Korean actors who has his official fandom and color.
  • Cha Tae Hyun’s MBTI personality type is ISTJ. 
  • He likes to watch movies and sing. 
  • His nicknames are Cha Tae-bal, Cha Hee-bin, Lukaku, Taehyun Bel, MC Happer. 
  • Actually, Cha Tae Hyun has suffered from panic disorder. 
  • Cha Tae Hyun became the co-founder of his current agency, Blossom Entertainment.
  • Tae Hyun’s father, Cha Jae Wan is a former director for sound effects at KBS television station. 
  • And his mother is a former voice over. 
  • While his older brother, Cha Ji Hyeon also worked in the sound effects field before becoming a movie producer. 
  • Cha Tae Hyun married Choi Seok Eun who is a songwriter. 
  • Choi Seok Eun is also known as Tae Hyun’s first and only girlfriend since high school. 
  • That’s why Cha Tae Hyun is known and labeled as a loyal man to his wife. 
  • He is one of the Korean actors who does not smoke. 
  • He even had a hard time doing the smoking scene on the drama “Hello Ghost” (2010).  
  • Cha Tae Hyun, Kim Jong Kook (Running Man), actor Jang Hyuk, and singer Hong Kyung Min are best friends from the same year of birth. 
  • On May 28th, 2016, Cha Tae Hyun and Hong Kyung Min formed a duo group named “Hongcha” (means “Black Tea”). We could see that it takes from their surname. 
  • Hong Kyung Min also made a special appearance on “Unexpected Business” to support his good friend. 
  • When he participated in the KBS Super Talent audition contest, Tae Hyun got a silver medal.  
  • Tae Hyun’s remarkable works are My Sassy Girl (2001 drama), Hello Ghost (2010 drama), Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017 movie), 2 Days & 1 Night, and Unexpected Business (both are variety shows). 
  • In 2001, Tae Hyun’s title track “I Love You” from his first album won the 1st place on MBC Music Camp for 2 weeks in a row. 
  • Again, in the middle of June 2003, his title track “Again to Me” from the 2nd album also won the 1st place on the same music program.  
  • As a singer, Tae Hyun often collaborates with other musicians such as “Brave Brother” (Kang Dong Chul) and “Koyote”. 
  • He also once joined the “Two Yoo Project Sugar Man” project by Yoo Jae Suk and musician Yoo Hee Yeol. 
  • Since the movie “Scandal Makers” (2008), Tae Hyun was becoming close to actress Park Bo Young. Even Bo Young sometimes calls Tae Hyun as “father”. 
  • Hit The Top (2017) was the first movie directed by Tae Hyun where he also performed as one of the main roles. 
  • Cha Tae Hyun becomes identical with one of Korean famous Program Directors (PD) Yoo Ho Jin, who directs Unexpected Business, Hometown Flex, Where on Earth??, and 2 Days & 1 Night Season 3. 
  • In 2010, Cha Tae Hyun’s name was listed on the “Korea Power Celebrity by Forbes” list and ranked 37th.

Movies

  • Puppy (TBA)
  • Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017) as Kim Ja-hong
  • Because I Love You (2017) as Lee Hyeong
  • My New Sassy Girl (2016) as Gyun-woo
  • Slow Video (2014) as Yeo Jang-boo
  • The Con Artists (2014) as technician (cameo)
  • Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014) as Radio DJ (cameo)
  • Steal My Heart (2013) as cameo
  • The Grand Heist (2012) as Lee Deok-mu
  • Never Ending Story (2012) as cameo
  • Champ (2011) as Seung-ho
  • Sunny (2011) as cameo
  • Hello Ghost (2010) as Kang Sang-man
  • Triangle (2009) as cameo
  • Maybe (Rabbit and Lizard) (2009) as Yeong-nam (cameo)
  • Scandal Makers (2008) as Nam Hyun-soo
  • My Mighty Princess (2008) as Pigeon man (cameo)
  • BABO (2008) as Seung-ryong
  • Horton Hears a Who! (animation film – 2008) as dubber (voice of Horton the Elephant)
  • Highway Star (2007) as Bong Dal-ho / Bong Pil
  • My Girl and I (2005) as Kim Su-ho
  • Sad Movie (2005) as Jung Ha-suk
  • Two Guys (2004) as Kim Hoon
  • Windstruck (2004) as cameo
  • Who’s Got the Tape? (2004) as Jap-beom (cameo)
  • Happy Ero Christmas (2003) as Sung Byung-ki
  • Crazy First Love (2003) as Son Tae-il
  • Lovers’ Concerto (2002) as Lee Ji-hwan
  • My Sassy Girl (2001) as Gyun-woo
  • Hallelujah (1997)

TV Series

  • Moving (TBA)
  • Police University (KBS2 / 2021) as Yoo Dong-man
  • Birthcare Center (tvN / 2020) as Cha Tae-hyun (cameo)
  • Team Bulldog: Off-Duty Investigation (OCN / 2020) as Jin Gang-ho
  • Matrimonial Chaos (KBS2 / 2018) as Cho Suk-moo
  • Hit the Top (KBS2 / 2017) as Lee Gwang-jae (also as the director)
  • Legend of the Blue Sea (SBS / 2016) as cameo
  • Love in the Moonlight (KBS2 / 2016) as worker (cameo)
  • The Producers (KBS2 / 2015) as Ra Joon-mo
  • Drama Festival “4teen” (MBC / 2014) as adult Young-hoon (cameo)
  • Jeon Woo-chi (KBS2 / 2012) as Jeon Woo-chi
  • My Husband Got a Family (KBS2 / 2012) as Tae-bong (cameo)
  • Lights and Shadows (MBC / 2011) as cameo
  • General Hospital 2 (MBC / 2008) as Choi Jin-sang
  • Flowers for My Life (KBS2 / 2007) as Yoon Ho-sang
  • First Love of a Royal Prince (MBC / 2004) as Choi Gun-hee
  • Juliet’s Man (SBS / 2000) as Jang Gi-poong
  • Into the Sunlight (MBC / 1999) as Kang In-ha
  • I’m Still Loving You (MBC / 1999) as Park Young-jae
  • Happy Together (SBS / 1999) as Ha Shin-yeop
  • Sunflower (MBC / 1998) as Dr. Heo Jae-bong
  • Shy Lovers (MBC / 1998) as Hwang In-soo
  • Ready Go! (MBC / 1997) as Park Chan-ki
  • First Love (KBS2 / 1997) as friend of Chan-woo
  • Daughter-in-law’s Three Kingdoms (KBS2 / 1996)
  • Looking Into Each Other’s Eyes and Loving Each Other (KBS2 / 1996)
  • Papa (KBS2 / 1996) as Jang Jung-moon
  • Our Sunny Days of Youth (KBS2 / 1995) 

Variety Shows 

  • Unexpected Business 2 (2022) as host with Jo In Sung
  • Wild Idol (2021) as panelist
  • National Bang Bang Cook Cook (2021) as member 
  • Unexpected Business (2021) as host with Jo In Sung 
  • Hometown Flex (2020) as host 
  • Where on Earth?? (2018) as member 
  • Radio Star (2018-2019) as host 
  • Dragon Club – Childish Bromance (2017) as member 
  • Gura Chacha Time Slip – New Boy (2016) 
  • 2 Days & 1 Night (2012-2019) as member 
  • Campus Song Festival (2007, 2003, 2002) as host 
  • Mnet KM Music Festival (2001-2003) as host 
  • Happy Saturday (1998) as host 
  • Family Camp (1998) as host 

Radio 

  • Mr. Radio (2007-2008) as DJ 
  • FM Popular Music with Cha Tae-hyun (1999-2000) as DJ 

Music Videos 

  • Again by TURBO feat. Yoo Jae Suk (2015) 
  • I Need You by g.o.d (2001) 

Songs 

  • Takedown by Cha Tae Hyun & Hong Kyung Min (OST Team Bulldog: Off-Duty Investigation / 2020) 
  • Archive People by Cha Tae Hyun, Hong Kyung Min, & Samuel (2019)
  • Near Parting (OST Matrimonial Chaos / 2018) 
  • Bygone Days (OST Because I Love You / 2016) 
  • Cheer Up Song by Cha Tae Hyun & Hong Kyung Min (2016) 
  • Happiness (OST Champ / 2011) 
  • With You (OST Hello Ghost / 2010) 
  • Because I Love You (OST Scandal Makers / 2008) 
  • Wind Wind Wind (OST Highway Star / 2007)
  • Ichaseon Bridge (OST Highway Star / 2007)
  • Don’t Let Go of My Hand (OST Sad Movie / 2005) 
  • Forget Me (OST Sad Movie / 2005)
  • The Book, 2nd Album (2003) dengan total 14 lagu 
  • Photograph (OST Lovers’ Concerto / 2002) 
  • I Don’t Know (OST Lovers’ Concerto / 2002) 
  • Accident, 1st Album (2001) dengan total 15 lagu 
  • Ethos #301, Motor Cycle, Where Are We Going, dan Cabbage Worm (OST Juliet’s Man / 2000)  

 

Awards  

2018

  • KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award & Top Excellence Award, Actor (Matrimonial Chaos)
  • 18th MBC Entertainment Awards – Excellence Award, Music/Talk Category (Male) (Radio Star) 
  • 18th Korea World Youth Film Festival – Popular Actor Award 

2015 

  • KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama & Best Couple Award (The Producers)

2013

  • KBS Entertainment Awards – Top Excellence Award (2 Days & 1 Night)

2012

  • KBS Entertainment Awards – Top Entertainer Award (2 Days & 1 Night)

2009

  • 6th Max Movie Awards – Best Actor (Scandal Makers) 

2008

  • 45th Grand Bell Awards – Overseas Popularity Award (BABO)

2007

  • KBS Entertainment Awards – Best Radio DJ (Mr. Radio)

2005

  • Savings Day – Presidential Citation 

2003

  • 24th Blue Dragon Film Awards – Popular Star Award (Crazy First Love) 

2002

  • 23rd Blue Dragon Film Awards – Popular Star Award (Lovers’ Concerto)
  • 25th Golden Cinematography Awards – Best New Actor (My Sassy Girl) 
  • 39th Grand Bell Awards – Popularity Award (My Sassy Girl)

2001

  • 22nd Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best New Actor (My Sassy Girl)

2000

  • SBS Drama Awards – SBSi Award, Popularity Award, & Big Star Award (Juliet’s Man)

1999

  • 35th Baeksang Arts Awards – Best New Actor (TV) (Sunflower)
  • SBS Drama Awards – Best New Actor (Happy Together)
  • MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actor (I’m Still Loving You) 

1995

  • KBS Super Talent Contest – Silver Medal 

 

Via Kepoper.com

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