Full Profile of Han Suk-kyu: Wife, Age, Awards, Movies, and Drama List


General Information About Actor Han Suk-kyu

Han Suk-kyu is known as the father, and likes playing golf, fishing, and reading. He collects animations produced by Ghibli Studio and hopes to voice a character who speaks Korean. While he was a student at the Faculty of Theater and Film at Dongguk University, he sang in a rock band. Then he signed a contract as a voice on the TV station KBS, before building his career in drama series and movies.

After debuting on MBC’s 1990 campus drama, Our Paradise, Han Suk-Kyu became known as “Hong-Shik” in The Moon of Seoul (1994) series. He also managed to win some top honors, such as in 1993 he won as Best New Actor in the MBC Drama Awards and in 2016 he won as Top 10 Stars in the SBS Drama Awards. The Romantic Doctor drama has been bringing Suk-Kyu increasing publicly known as the best actor.

Full Profile of Han Suk-kyu

  • Name : Han Suk Kyu
  • Date of Birth : November 3, 1964
  • Age : 57 years old
  • Profession : Actor
  • Height : 178 cm
  • Weight : 64 kg
  • Hobby : Reading, Fishing, and Playing Golf
  • Blood Type : AB
  • Religion : N/A
  • Zodiac : Scorpio
  • Agency : Clover Company

Han Suk-kyu Interesting Facts

  • He likes to collect animation from Studio Ghibli
  • He sang in an amateur folk-rock band while he was a student at the Theater and Film department of Dongguk University.
  • Han Suk-kyu has credited Kim Seung-ho, Al Pacino, Ken Takakura, The Godfather trilogy, and Hayao Miyazaki as his influences.
  • Because he suffered disc problems in 1999 Han Suk-kyu went on a hiatus.
  • Han returned in 2003 with the espionage film Double Agent.
  • Many artists have credited Han Suk-kyu as their influence such as Hwang Jung-min, Ryoo Seung-bum, Kim Myung-min, Kim Joo-hyuk, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Rain, Lee Sung-jae, Lee Jin-wook, and Im Ji-kyu.
  • During his spare time, he likes to go fishing and playing golf.

Han Suk-Kyu’s Age, How Old is He?


Han Suk-Kyu is a senior actor who has achieved a lot in his 57 years. Suk-Kyu debuted in 1990 with the drama Our Paradise when he was 25 years old. He played the role of Hyun Chul. He later rose to stardom as Hong-shik in “The Moon of Seoul”.

Han Suk-Kyu played a notable role in the film “Green Fish” in 1997, which was directed by Lee Chang-don and produced by Myung Gye-nam and Yeo Kyun-dong. It was also written by Lee Chang-dong and Oh Seung-uk.

At the age of 27, Han Suk-kyu won big awards for his work in the film “Green Fish”, such as the 18th Blue Dragon Film Awards, 35th Grand Bell Awards, 7th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, 20th Golden Cinematography Awards, and 33rd Baeksang Arts Awards. At that time, Han Suk-Kyu managed to increase his popularity at his age, which is still fairly young.

In 1998, when he was 28 years old, Han Suk-Kyu decided to marry Myung Joo Im. Han Suk-Kyu lives away from his wife and children because they spend most of their time abroad for education.

When he was 52 years old, Han Suk-Kyu returned to dramas to play the main character. His name became increasingly improved when he played Kim Teacher. In 2019, Han starred in OCN’s thriller drama Watcher as a detective. In 2020, Han reprised his role of Teacher Kim in Dr. Romantic 2. Despite being quite old, Han Suk-Kyu has proven to the public that his acting is still worthy of praise.

Han Suk-Kyu’s Family


Han Suk-Kyu decided to get married when he was 28 years old. He married Myung Joo-im and has four children. However, Han Suk-kyu must live separately from his family because his wife and four children spend most of their time abroad for education.

Despite living far apart, Han Suk-kyu and Myung Joo-im have a good relationship as husband and wife, and still pay attention to their children even though they are not in the same house.