The Manliest Guy, Kang Ji-sub
Who doesn’t like a manly and sexy guy? With a tall figure, broad shoulders, and eyes that could easily draw you in, Kang Ji-sub is the definition of perfect. He is known as a very masculine and handsome guy.
Kang Ji-sub (강지섭) is a newcomer to Korean Entertainment. He began acting in 2005 in Dear Heaven as a adorable boy named ‘Kang Yi-Ri’. With his talent and natural ability at acting, he charmed and attracted many people. Well, in additional, with his stunning looks, who wouldn’t be charmed by him?
Profile of Kang Ji-sub
Name : Kang Ji-sub (강지섭)
Real Name : Kim Young Sub (김영섭)
Birth : February 6th 1981
Height : 188 cm
Weight : 81 kg (178 lbs.)
Nationality : South Korea
Zodiac : Aquarius
Twitter : @ys9914
Fansite : http://cafe.daum.net/bestkjs
Kang Ji-sub’s Acting Career
His first role was as a cute and lovely boy in Dear Heaven, and it garnered him a lot of attention. It was the 5th highest program in Korea in 2006, with an average rating of 28.3% and a peak of 44.5%. This drama was a successful start for him, because he then got to play in many dramas in the years following.
Here is a list of Kang Ji-sub’s dramas:
|2005||Dear Heaven||Kang Yi-Ri||SBS|
|2006||Common Single||Kang Woo-hyuk||SBS|
|2007||Salt Doll||Min Hyun-soo||SBS|
|A Happy Woman||Jang Byung-gyu||KBS2|
|2008||Woman of The Sun||Hong Eun-sub||KBS2|
|2009||Two Wifes||Song Ji-ho||SBS|
|2010||A Good Day for The Wind to Blow||Kang Sang-jun||KBS1|
|The Empress||Jung Hyuk||E-Channel|
|2012||Man from The Equator||Choi Yoon-suk||KBS2|
|2013||The Women’s Room||Han Ji-Sub||SBS|
|2014||Wife Scandal-The Wind Rises||Photographer, the wife’s lover (Episode 1: “Lie”)||TV Chosun|
|Wild Chives and Soy Bean Soup: 12 Years Reunion||Jang-woo (cameo)||jTBC|
|2015||A Bird That Doesn’t Sing||Park Sung-soo||tvN|
|2016||Shopaholic Louis||Nam Joo-hyuk||MBC|
Apart from dramas, he also played a role in 2 movies. Let’s look at the movies Kang Ji-sub has played a role in
The Plan (2014)
The Plan was the first movie Kang Ji-sub acted in. He played Yong-Hoon in this movie, written and directed by Park Chang-jin. This movie was released on September 18, 2014.
The Plan was about the cold and cruel world of money lending. It started with See Hee (Shin Eun-Kyung), a cold-blooded money lender. She is not afraid to use any means possible in order to survive. If there is someone who has better collateral than the money borrowed, she doesn’t hesitate to use any means to stop that person from returning the money.
When her name became famous in the industry, she had 2 men beside her. They are In-ho (Lee Ki-young), her financial sponsor, and an ordinary guy Yong-hoon (Kang Ji-sub). Then one day she met Min-young (Oh In-hye) who reminds her of herself when she was young. She then decided to ask Min-young to join her, and together they plan an act of revenge to take down the leader of the loan shark business.
Kang Ji-sub played Woo-hyuk in this movie. Marionette was written and directed by Lee Han-wook, and released on April 19, 2018 in South Korea. This movie also stars Lee Yoo-young and Kim Hee-won. This movie had its world premiere at the 48th International Film Festival of India on November 2017, where it played in the International Competition section.
This movie itself is a crime thriller that tells about Seo-Rin (Lee Yoo-young) who works as a high school teacher, but will soon be resigned since she is going to married soon. But one day, she received a text message, saying “Do you have a good dream?” with a photo of her partially undressed. She and a former detective Kook-Cheol (Kim Hee-won) then work together to find out who the culprit is.