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Song Kang Ho (Song Kangho)

Song Kang Ho (Song Kangho) Profile, Facts, and TMI

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Song Kang Ho (Song Kangho) Profile

  • Birth Name: 송강호 (Song Kang Ho)
  • Stage Name: Song Kang Ho
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1967.02.25
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Weight: 80 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: Sublime Artist Agency
  • Family: Hwang Jang Suk (wife)

Song Kang Ho (Song Kangho) Facts & TMI

  • Song Kang Ho was born in Gimhae, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
  • He studied broadcasting at Busan Gyeongsang National University but he dropped out
  • He married to Hwang Jang Suk in 1995
  • Their first child, Song Jun Pyeong, was born in 1996 and the former football player of Suwon Samsung Bluewings
  • The second child, Song Ju Yeon, was born in 2001
  • He made his big screen debut in 1996 through movie The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well
  • He is listed as one of Chungmuro actors in South Korea
  • Since he was at 8th grade, he wanted to be an actor
  • His acting performance has been much appreciated since his participation in Bong Joon Ho’s movie Memories of Murder in 2003
  • Song Kang Ho and director Bong Joon Ho have been collaborated in four movies which are Memories of Murder, The Host, Snowpiercer, and Parasite
  • He appears in several critical acclaim movies such as Parasite, A Taxi Driver, Secret Sunshine, The Throne, The Age of Shadows, and so on
  • His international recognition raises its peak due to his role in phenomenal movie Parasite (2019)
  • Parasite becomes the first Korean movie that receives Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival
  • Parasite also won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best International Film at 92nd Academy Awards
  • He was honored as one of nine judges at 74th Cannes Film Festival on July 2021
  • In 2020 the New York Times lists him as 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century
  • He is currently under management of Sublime Artist Agency


‘Emergency Declaration’ as In Ho (2022)
‘The King’s Letters’ as King Sejong (2019)
Parasite‘ as Kim Ki Taek (2019)
‘The Drug King’ as Lee Doo Sam (2018)
‘Fifth Column’ as Kang Jong Duk (2018)
‘A Taxi Driver’ as Kim Man Seob (2017)
‘The Age of Shadows’ as Lee Jung Chool (2016)
‘The Throne’ as King Yeongjo (2015)
‘The Attorney’ as Song Woo Seok (2013)
‘The Face Reader’ as Nae Kyung (2013)
‘Snowpiercer’ as Namgoong Min Soo (2013)
‘Howling’ as Jo Sang Gil (2012)
‘Hindsight’ as Doo Hun (2011)
‘The Secret Reunion’ as Lee Han Kyu (2010)
‘A Little Pond’ as police officer – cameo (2010)
‘Thirst’ as Sang Hyun (2009)
‘The Good, The Bad, The Weird’ as Yun Tae Gu (2008)
‘Secret Sunshine’ as Jong Chan (2007)
‘The Show Must Go On’ as Kang In Goo (2007)
‘The Host’ as Park Kang Doo (2006)
‘Sympathy for Lady Vengeance’ as assassin 1 (2005)
‘Antarctic Journal’ as Choi Do Hyung (2005)
‘The President’s Barber’ as Sung Han Mo (2004)
Memories of Murder‘ as Park Doo Man (2003)
‘YMCA Baseball Team’ as Lee Ho Chang (2002)
‘Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance’ as Park Dong Jin (2002)
‘Joint Security Area’ as Oh Kyeong Pil (2000)
‘The Foul King’ as Lim Dae Ho (2000)
‘Shiri’ as Lee Jang Gil (1999)
‘Timeless Bottomless Bad Movie’ (1998)
‘The Quiet Family’ as Kang Yeong Min (1998)
‘No. 3’ as Jo Pil (1997)
‘Green Fish’ as Pan Su (1997)
‘The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well’ as Dong Seok (1996)

Short Movie

‘Day Trip’ as teacher (2012)

Awards & Nominations

Golden Cinema Film Festival: Grand Prize / Daesang (“Parasite“) – 2021
45th Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards: Best Supporting Actor (“Parasite“) – 2020
26th Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (“Parasite“) – January 19, 2020
Locarno International Film Festival: Excellence Award (“Parasite“) – 2019
38th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Actor (“A Taxi Driver”) – November 25, 2017
1st The Seoul Awards: Best Actor (“A Taxi Driver”) – October 27, 2017
53rd BaekSang Arts Awards: Best Actor (“The Age of Shadows”) – May 3, 2017
35th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Actor (“The Attorney”) – December 17, 2014
50th BaekSang Arts Awards: Grand Prize (“The Attorney”) – May 27, 2014
33rd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards: Best Actor (“The Face Reader”) – November 29, 2013
50th Daejong Film Awards: Best Actor (“The Face Reader”) – November 1, 2013
1st KOFRA Film Awards Ceremony: Best Actor (“Thirst”) – January 27, 2010
27th Critics Choice Awards: Best Actor (“The Show Must Go On”) – November 2007

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