Profile and Facts of Ha Ji-won’s Brother, Jun Tae-soo (Movies, TV Shows. and Death)

Let’s Keep Him In Our Heart, The Charming and Passionate Guy Jun Tae-soo

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Jun Tae-soo was Han Ji-won’s younger brother. Like his sister, he was an actor, and he was famous for his role as an antagonist in the popular drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal. 

Unfortunately, on January 21, 2018, he took his own life due to depression. Let’s take a look at his life from the beginning to the unfortunate accident.

Profile and Facts

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Name                             : Jun Tae-soo (전태수)

Birthplace                       : Boryeong, South Korea

Birthdate                        : March 02, 1984

Height                            : 180 cm

Weight                           : 68 kg

Star Sign                        : Pisces

Education                       : Seowon University (school of plastic arts)

Family                            : Older sister Ha Ji-won and 2 other older sisters

Agency                           : Haewadal Entertainment

Twitter                           : @JunTaeSu

Instagram                      : @taesoo1984

Date of Death                 : January 21, 2018


  • In an interview, he said that he decided not to use a stage name like his sister because many people told him that his real name brought a good aura.
  • He was really close to his sisters, and he said that his oldest sister’s son was quite fond of him, maybe because he had a lot of video and computer games.
  • In junior high school, he was a football player in Suwon Samsung Youth Football Club but needed to quit because his father was really against it.
  • His all-time favorite football player was Ko Jong-su. He once said that he decided to play football after watching Ko Jong-su during his glory days on the Suwon Samsung team.
  • He went on a hiatus for a year due to his arrest after assaulting a taxi driver and 2 policemen while he was under the influence of alcohol. This accident happened in January 29, 2011.
  • His sudden death was a big shock for Ha Ji-won since his death was only 2 years after the death of their father Jun Yoon-bok. Their father passed away on January 2016 when he was 68 years old.

Acting Career

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Jun Tae-soo made his acting debut in 2007 in the drama Good Day to Love. At first, he appeared in Two:Some’s music video for “Take Care”. He was known as a very passionate actor and always did his best to be a remarkable actor, and he is dearly missed. Here is a list of the dramas, movies, and music video that he participated in:


Year Title Role Network
2007 Good Day to Love Bae Jang-ho SBS
Kid Gang OCN
The King and I Han Chi-geun SBS
2010 Sungkyunkwan Scandal Ha In-soo KBS2
All My Love Jaeon Tae-soo MBC
It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl Park Jong-suk SBS
2011 You’re Here, You’re Here, You’re Really Here Kim Gul-joo MBN
2013 Blooded Palace: The War of Flowers Nam-hyeok JTBC
The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang Jin-mu MBC


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Year Title Role
2009 The Madonna Sung-jin
K&J Fate


Also, check out a MV he acted in.