Im Ji-kyu is a South Korean actor who debuted under Blue Dragon Entertainment. His popularity rose after he starred in the indie films “Who’s That Knocking at My Door?”, “Milky Way Liberation Front”, and “Magic”. After that, he is also best known for playing supporting roles in the television romantic comedies “Queen of Reversals” and “The Greatest Love”.
Im Ji-kyu’s Profile
- Name Im Ji-Kyu
- Hangul: 임지규
- Birthdate: April 14, 1978
- Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
- Height: 175cm
- Blood Type: A
- Education: Kosin University – Mathematics (dropped out)
- Occupation: Actor
- Years active: 2004-present
Im Ji-kyu Talks About His Wife and Son
Im Ji-kyu married his girlfriend of 4 years, Park Ye-son. They first met at church back in 2010. They finally held a small, private wedding in Seoul on May 17, 2014. Park Ye-son was revealed to be a beautiful, accomplished young lady specializing in law. During the promotion of “It’s Time to Love” in 2013, Lim Ji-kyu proposed to her in public. He is known for often bringing his girlfriend to accompany him in interviews or talk shows.
They met again at an event and came to play the piano accompaniment. And after the event was over, they ate together and he asked, “What is your name?” After that, Im ji-kyu knew that he wanted to get closer. But their relationship did not go smoothly, as his wife’s father objected to it because of the 12 year age difference between them.
On MBC’s program “Human Documentary People is Good”, they talked about their newborn son who was still 3 months old at that time. They said that their son was not given a name yet as they were still considering the most suitable name. Im Ji-kyu said that he wanted to give his son a unique name but his wife want a good name.
Im Ji-kyu Misses His Sister
In the same program, Im Ji-kyu also revealed that he still misses his sister who died nine years ago. He said that when he comes back to his hometown, he and his family miss her so much. His sister is very lovable, and had a stable job back then.
Im Ji-kyu’s Film and Drama
Throughout his career, Im Ji-kyu has been involved in many productions. He played various roles in films and dramas. Even though Im Ji-kyu didn’t get a big roles in all of them, he still got quite a lot of attention. He even won in the Best New Actor category at the 17th BUil Film Awards for his roles in “Milky Way Liberation Front” and “Who’s That Knocking at My Door?” Here is a list of Im Ji-kyu’s films and television dramas!
|2007||Who’s That Knocking at My Door?||Min Je-hwi|
|Milky Way Liberation Front||Young-jae|
|2008||In the Boutique|
|Scandal Makers||Park Sang-yoon|
|One Step More to the Sea||Waiter|
|2010||Read My Lips||Church youth|
|The Peach Tree||cameo|
|2007||Unstoppable High Kick||(guest, episode 99)||MBC|
|2009||Partner||Jung Jae-ho (guest, episodes 1-3)||KBS2|
|2010||Roller Coaster Plus Date Big Bang||Im Ji-kyu||tvN|
|Drama Special “Cutting Off the Heart”||Jae-woo||KBS2|
|Queen of Reversals||Kang-woo||MBC|
|2011||The Greatest Love||Kim Jae-seok||MBC|
|Drama Special “Do You Know Taekwondo?”||Yoon Do-hyeon||KBS2|
|2013||The Suspicious Housekeeper||Eun Se-kyul’s homeroom teacher||SBS|
|2014||God’s Gift: 14 Days||Ryu Jin-woo||SBS|
|Drama Festival “Turning Point”||Kim Young-bok||MBC|
|The Shining Eun Soo||Park Hyeong-sik||KBS|
|2017||Man to Man||(guest)||JTBC|
|Confession Couple||Park Hyeon-seok||KBS2|
|2018||Radio Romance||Lee Seung Soo||KBS2|
Awards and nominations
|2008||17th Buil Film Awards||Best New Actor||Milky Way Liberation Front,
Who’s That Knocking at My Door?
|2012||KBS Drama Awards||Best Actor in a One-Act Drama/Special||Do You Know Taekwondo?||Nominated|