The Scene Stealer Han Jung-soo
Han Jung-soo, most known for his role as General Choi in the 2010 KBS produced drama The Slave Hunter, is an actor under Namoo Actors. The 43-year-old actor studied theater at the Seoul Institute of the Arts to nourish his acting skills. In 2003, he received his first part in a movie called Tube. He continued taking parts in movies such as Hypnotized (2004) and Sunflower (2006), and in 2007, he switched to television series and starred in dramas such as The Devil, Conspiracy in the Court, and The King and I.
Han Jung-soo first received popularity through the drama Painter of the Wind which was aired by SBS in 2008. His fame then skyrocketed in 2010 through the dramas The Slave Hunter, Princess Prosecutor, and Fugitive: Plan B. In 2012, he also starred in the drama Arang and the Magistrate which starred fellow agency actor Lee Jun-ki.
Han Jung-soo’s Profile
Name: Han Jung-Soo (한정수)
Birthdate: November 20, 1974
Birthplace: South Korea
Star Sign: Scorpio
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 79 kg
Agency: Namoo Actors
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts- Theater, Kyungwon University- Economics
Trivia and Personal Life
On the variety show Radio Star which aired in 2014, Han Jung-soo revealed that he once had an ex-girlfriend who was 180 cm tall. In the “Macho Men” special of Radio Star, he described his ex-girlfriend as a cute, tall woman with a round face, nicknamed ‘Bayaba’. ‘Bayaba’ was the signature cry of a monkey-like character in the 1970’s children series Bigfoot and Wildboy.
Han Jung-soo, The Macho Actor
Han Jung-soo who delved into his passion for acting has been in the entertainment industry for eleven years. Throughout the years, he has starred in a total of four movies and more than a dozen dramas. Out of all the dramas he took part in, more than half of them were historical dramas such as Conspiracy in the Court (2007), The King and I (2007), Painter of the Wind (2008), The Slave Hunters (2010), Arang and the Magistrate (2012), and The Scholar Who Walks the Night (2015).
From his popularity, he has also gained his own endorsements, or commercials, and starred in renowned variety shows.
Works Throughout the Years
|2013||Queen of the Night||Eden (cameo)|
|2007||The Devil||Yoon Dae-shik||KBS2|
|Conspiracy in the Court||Seo Joo-pil||KBS2|
|The King and I||Eunuch Do Geum-Pyo||SBS|
|2008||Painter of the Wind||Seo Jing||SBS|
|2009||Her Style||Kang Min-hyuk||KBS N|
|2010||The Slave Hunters||General Choi||KBS2|
|Princess Prosecutor||Princess Prosecutor||SBS|
|The Fugitive: Plan B||Corrupt Detective (cameo)||KBS2|
|The King of Legend||Bok Gugeom||KBS1|
|2012||Arang and the Magistrate||Mu-young||MBC|
|2013||She Is Wow!||Choi Ko-ya||tvN|
|2014||Blade Man||Secretary Go||KBS2|
|2015||The Scholar Who Walks the Night||Baek In Ho||MBC|
|2017||Bad Thief, Good Thief||Choi Tae-Suk||MBC|
|2015||Good Life||Channel A|
|Some Guys, Some Girls||SBS|
|2017||Battle Trip||KBS2||Contestant with Kim Min-kyo and Im Hyung-joon (ep 33-34)|
Hyundai W Card
ING Life Insurance
KT Corporation PR
Korea Life Insurance
Though not much has been heard from Han Jung-soo, he religiously updates his social media regarding his whereabouts. A recent post from him shows that he will be participating in W2B Spring Festival in Tokyo starring Big5, Lee Kichan, and 2MAX.