All About K-Drama “Mask” Actress, Soo Ae
Soo-ae is a South Korean actress whose fame has risen since her appearance in the 2004 movie A Family. She is well known for her classical beauty and the pure but also graceful image she projects, which gained her the nickname “Queen of tears” for her well-received acting in melodramas. As time goes by, Soo-ae could act any role as she revamped her image. Let’s learn more about actress Soo-ae
Soo-ae’s Full Profile and Facts
Real Name: Park Soo-ae
Date of Birth: September 16, 1979
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Blood Type: AB
Relationship Status: Single
Education: Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies – English
Years Active: 1999 – Present
Agency: Star J Entertainment
- Her hobbies are swimming, tennis and pool.
- She almost became a member of a K-pop Idol group. A record agency approached the young stunner in the street in the Apgujeong area and went through grueling practice for 6 months. However, she did not release any albums.
- She was lucky to be an actress rather than a singer.
- During her acting with actor Kim Rae-won in the drama A Thousand Days, she kissed Kim Rae-won passionately under water, ripped off his clothes, also did a bed-scene.
- She also praised Kim Rae-won’s body, even though he doesn’t have a muscular body.
List of Soo-ae Drama and Movie Appearances
Soo-ae started her acting career in 1999. She began to rise to fame as a leading actress thanks to her appearance in the 2004 movie A Family. Since then, Soo-ae became the leading actress in many popular dramas and movies. Among them are the 2008 movie Sunny, the 2010 movie Midnight FM, also the 2013 SBS drama Queen of Ambition, and the 2015 SBS drama Mask. Here is a full list of Soo-ae drama and movie appearance to this day.
|2004||A Family||Lee Jeong-eun|
|2005||Wedding Campaign||Kim Lara|
|2006||Once in a Summer||Seo Jung-in|
|2009||The Sword with No Name||Min Ja-young
Later Empress Myeongseong
|2010||Midnight FM||Ko Sun-young|
|2013||The Flu||Kim In-hae|
|2016||Take Off 2||Ji-won|
|2018||High Society||Oh Soo-yeon|
|Year||TV Network||Drama Title||Role|
|1999||KBS1||School 2||Guest Appearance|
|2002||MBC||MBC Best Theater: One-Sided Love|
|The Maengs Golden Era||Heo Joo-yeon|
|2003||Love Letter||Jo Eun-ha|
|Merry Go Round||Seong Jin-kyo|
|2004||KBS2||April Kiss||Song Chae-won|
|Emperor of the Sea||Lady Jung-hwa|
|2007||MBC||Two Outs in the Ninth Inning||Hong Nan-hee|
|2010||SBS||Athena: Goddess of War||Yoo Hye-in|
|2011||A Thousand Days’ Promise||Lee Seo-yeon|
|2012||MBC Every1||Love For Everyone: The Plan||Herself|
|2013||SBS||Queen of Ambition||Joo Dae-hae|
|2016||KBS2||Sweet Stranger and Me||Hong Na-ri|
Soo-ae’s Appearance in the K-Drama Mask
Soo-ae plays the leading role in the 2015 SBS drama Mask. Mask tells the story of Ji-sook, who goes through a difficult period due to her father’s private loan. She begins living as Eun-ha, who comes from a wealthy family and looks like Ji-sook. When Min-woo (actor Ju Ji-hoon) was only 7 years old, he became the successor of a large corporation that his family ran. Due to his position, he cannot reveal his feelings. Through his family, he meets Eun-ha. He notices she is different from the other wealthy women that he has met, which leads to him falling in love with her.
The K-drama Mask was airing from May 27 to July 30, 2015, with a total of 20 episodes, every Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.
During her acting in the drama, Soo-ae was seemed to become a fashionista being dressed in a glamorous style, since her appearance should reflect her wealthy background.
List of Soo-ae’s Award Achievements
Soo-ae received her first award in 2003 from the “MBC Drama Awards” for the drama Love Letter, Merry Go Round in the category Best new actress. Her career as an actress took off when she played the leading role in many dramas and movies, such as A Family, which additionally brought her to being nominated and winning many awards. Until now, she has received around 25 awards and still counting. Here is a list of Soo-ae’s award achievements.
|2003||MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actress||Love Letter, Merry Go Round|
|2004||25th Blue Dragon Film Awards||A Family|
|3rd Korean Film Awards|
|7th Director’s Cut Awards|
|2005||2nd Max Movie Awards||Best Actress|
|41st Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actress (Film)|
|KBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award with Song Il-gook||Emperor of the Sea|
|Excellence Award, Actress|
|2007||Korea TV Advertising Festival||Best Couple Award with Jang Dong-gun||Maxim CF|
|2008||4th Premiere Rising Star Awards||Rising Star Award||Sunny|
|17th Bull Film Awards||Best Actress|
|28th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards|
|28th Arts Council Korea||Best Artist of the Year in Film|
|31st Golden Cinematography Awards||Most Popular Actress|
|2009||46th Grand Bell Awards||Best Actress|
|17th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards||Best Actress in a Film|
|2010||47th Savings Day||Prime Minister’s commendation|
|31st Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Actress||Midnight FM|
|6th University Film Festival of Korea|
|2011||15th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival||Actor’s Award|
|27th Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards||Best Dressed, Movie Actress category|
|SBS Drama Awards||Top 10 Stars||A Thousand Days’ Promise|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Planning Drama|
|2015||28th Grimae Awards||Best Actress||Mask|
|2017||1st Korean Screenwriter Association||Best Actress||Take Off 2|