Get Closer with Korean Actors Jang Hyuk
Jang Hyuk is one of the most popular actors in Korea. He has been in the entertainment industry since 1997. He made his debut through a drama called Model. He played Joon-ho, at that time. His latest drama is Work of Love, and he will be featured in an upcoming drama called New Sea as Zhao Guo Sheng.
Jang Hyuk was born in Busan, South Korea on December 20, 1976. His real name is Jang Yong-joon. He decided to choose a stage name for his career. He was a professional Taekwondo athlete before become an actor. He started his career in entertainment industry in 1997. After his debut, he received a lot of offers of roles in dramas because of his acting skills. In 2000, he released an album called TJ Project, and he rapped for a song called Hey Girl.
Up until mid-2018, Jang hyuk has starred in 27 dramas, 19 movies, and 4 variety shows. He has also been nominated in many award shows, and he won some awards.
Jang Hyuk’s Profile
Name : Jang Hyuk (장혁)
Real Name : Jang Yong-joon (장용준)
Birth Place : Busan, South Korea
Birth Date : December 20, 1976
Height : 175 cm or 5’9″
Weight : 63 kg or 139 lbs
Blood Type : O
Spouse : Kim Yeo-jin (m. 2008)
Children : 3
Education : Seoul Institute of The Arts – Film
Dankook University – Theater and Film
- Jang Hyuk was born is Busan, South Korea
- He was a professional Taekwondo athlete before debuting as an actor
- He has studied Jeet Kune Do more than 10 years
- He debuted in 1997 under SidusHQ (His agency)
- He appeared in g.o.d’s Mother MV
- He had a career as rapper in 2000
- His rapper stage name was TJ, which means The Jang Hyuk
- He released an album project called TJ Project
- Not only releasing an album project, he also participated in an OST on God of War Zhao Yun
- Volcano High is the first drama where he played the lead role
- In 2014, he was caught illegally avoiding his mandatory service
- He apologized and enlisted in the same year
- He is married Kim Yeo-jin in 2002
- He has two sons and a daughter
List of Jang Hyuk’s Dramas
Since Jang Hyuk was debut, he already appeared in 27 dramas. He kicked-off his career by playing the role of Joon-ho in a drama called Model that was airing on SBS. In 1999, he acted in 2 dramas, School and Into the Sunlight.
In 2001, he was a cast as the lead role in the special-effects extravaganza Volcano High with actress Shin Min-a. His acting in the eccentric role drew praise from fans and critics. In 2002, he starred in two dramas, The Great Ambition and Successful Story of a Bright Girl.
In 2007, he came back after a 5 years hiatus from drama-land, and played Min Gi-seo in a drama called Thank You. His latest drama is Work of Love, where he played Do Chil-seo. The drama is a story of love and survival, with a focus on a star chef who fell from his position as the top chef in the best Chinese restaurant in Korea to a tiny kitchen in a local down on its luck diner.
He will also appear in an upcoming drama called New Sea. Don’t forget to watch the drama.
|Into the Sunlight||Han Myung-ha||MBC|
|2000||Wang Rung’s Land||Bong-pil||SBS|
|2002||Successful Story of a Bright Girl||Han Gi-tae|
|The Great Ambition||Park Jae-young|
|2007||Thank You||Min Gi-seo||MBC|
|Ryokiteki na Kanojo||Hallyu star “Jang Hyuk” (cameo, ep.1)||TBS|
|2010||The Slave Hunters||Lee Dae-gil||KBS2|
|Fall in Love with Anchor Beauty||Chen Yi Po||ZJSTV|
|Deep Rooted Tree||Kang Chae-yoon/Ddol-bok|
|2013||Iris II: New Generation||Jung Yoo-gun||KBS2|
|2014||Fated to Love You||Lee Gun||MBC|
|Drama Festival “Old Farewell”||Kang Soo-hyuk|
|Love Cells||Neighbor (cameo)||Naver TV Cast|
|2015||Shine or Go Crazy||Wang So||MBC|
|The Producers||Jang Hyun-sung (cameo, ep.3)||KBS2|
|The Merchant: Gaekju 2015||Chun Bong-sam|
|2016||Beautiful Mind||Lee Young-oh|
|Hit the Top||(cameo, ep.2)||KBS2|
|Money Flower||Kang Pil-joo / Jang Eun-cheon||MBC|
|2018||Wok of Love||Doo Chil-seo||SBS|
|TBA||New Sea||Zhao Guo Sheng||JSTV|