Who is Song Chang-eui?
Song Chang-eui is a South Korean actor who debuted in 2002. He debuted in a musical theater production called Blue Saigon. He also made his debut in the film industry in the same year. Three years later, he appeared in his first drama. Up until now, Song has starred in 20 dramas, 7 movies, and 21 theater productions.
Song Chang-eui’s Profile
Name: Song Chang-eui (송창의)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Birthdate: January 24, 1979
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 67 kg
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts – Theater
Agency: WS Entertainment
Official Account: Website
Song Chang-eui’s Drama List
Song Chang-eui has starred in 20 dramas since his drama debut in 2005. In his first year, he appeared in 4 dramas. He played as Yoon-seok in MBC’s Rainy Day on the Tenth and as Yoon Hyung-chul in KBS2’s Wedding. He also appeared in MBC’s The Youth in Barefoot and played as Jin-woo in KBS2’s Drama City My Sweet Bloody Lover.
His latest drama is Hide and Seek which is currently airing on MBC. It is about the secrets surrounding two women. One woman is the successor of a cosmetics company and the other lives her life for female succors. Song got a role as Cha Eun-hyuk.
|2005||Rainy Day on the Tenth||Yoon-seok||MBC|
|The Youth in Barefoot||Hwang Joon-hyuk||MBC|
|Drama City “My Sweet Bloody Lover”||Jin-woo||KBS2|
|2006||The 101st Proposal||Seo Hyun-joon||SBS|
|2007||Golden Bride||Kang Jun-woo||SBS|
|Yi San||Jeong Yak-yong||MBC|
|2008||On Air||Himself (cameo, episode 11)||SBS|
|The Scales of Providence||Jang Joon-ha||SBS|
|2009||Cinderella Man||Lee Jae-min||MBC|
|2010||Life Is Beautiful||Yang Tae-sub||SBS|
|A Thousand Days’ Promise||Noh Young-soo||SBS|
|The Great Seer||Lee Jung-geun||SBS|
|2013||Thrice Married Woman||Jung Tae-won||SBS|
|2014||Dr. Frost||Baek Nam-bong||OCN|
|2015||Make a Woman Cry||Kang Jin-woo||MBC|
|2017||The Secret of My Love||Han Ji-seob / Kang Jae-wook||KBS2|
|2018||Hide and Seek||Cha Eun-hyuk||MBC|
Song Chang-eui’s Movie List
Song Chang-eui has starred in 7 movies since his debut. He debuted in the film industry through the movie Emergency Act 19. At that time, he only had a small role. In 2005, he got a role of Park Jong-goo for the movie My Girl and I.
His latest movie is A Reason to Live which aired in 2011. Since then, he hasn’t appeared in another movie. Let’s wait for his movie comeback!
|2002||Emergency Act 19||adviser 2|
|2005||My Girl and I||Park Jong-goo|
|2007||Pacchigi! Love & Peace||Jin-sung|
|2008||Once Upon a Time in Seoul||Tae-ho|
|2010||A Lone Tree||Jung Gu-sang|
|2011||Green Days: Dinosaur and I (animated)||Kim Cheol-soo (voice)|
|A Reason to Live||Ji-suk|
Song Chang-eui’s Theater Appearances
Song Chang-eui started his entertainment career through theater. As an alumnus theater student, he has appeared in 21 titles.
His first theater appearance was in Blue Saigon. In the same year, he also appeared in The Play.
He gained popularity after his appearance as Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Ever since, he keeps appearing in theater productions at least once a year.
His latest theater performance is as Armand in Mata Hari.
|Jesus Christ Superstar||Jesus Christ|
|2004||The Play X|
|Singin’ in the Rain||Don Lockwood|
|2006||Hedwig and the Angry Inch||Hedwig|
|2007||The Graduate||Benjamin Braddock|
|2008||200 Pounds Beauty||Han Sang-jun|
|2009||Hedwig and the Angry Inch||Hedwig|
|The Sorrows of Young Werther||Werther|
|2011||Gwanghwamun Love Song||Sang-hoon|
|Gwanghwamun Love Song||Sang-hoon|
|2013||Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat||Joseph|
|Hedwig and the Angry Inch||Hedwig|
|2015||Rebecca||Maxim de Winter|
Song Chang-eui’s Discography
Aside from being an actor, Song Chang-eui is also a singer. He has recorded some songs for OSTs, and he also has an EP.
In 2008, Song released a single called “I Love You.” It was for the OST for his drama Golden Bride. In the same year, he released an EP called Love 101.
In 2011, he released a song for Green Days: Dinosaur and I OST called “우주에서 (From Galaxy/Universe).”
|I Love You – Golden Bride OST
·Released: January 7, 2008
·Released: March 28, 2008
·Track 15 from Green Days: Dinosaur and I OST
·Released: June 3, 2011
Song Chang-eui’s Nominations and Awards
As an actor, awards are such an important thing as it is a reward for their hard work. Song Chang-eui has won 9 awards so far. He received his first award from the SBS Drama Awards in the category Top 10 Stars in 2007. In 2008, he won Best New Actor (TV) at the 44th Baeksang Arts Awards.
Here is the list of his nominated works and awards.
|Year||Award Show||Category||Nominated Work||Result|
|2007||SBS Drama Awards||Top 10 Stars||Golden Bride||Won|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Nominated|
|2008||44th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (TV)||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special||The Scales of Providence||Nominated|
|2009||45th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (Film)||Once Upon a Time in Seoul||Nominated|
|17th Chunsa Film Art Awards||Best New Actor||Won|
|46th Grand Bell Awards||Best New Actor||Nominated|
|30th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best New Actor||Nominated|
|2010||26th Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards||Best Dressed, Culture/문화인 category||N/A||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama||Life Is Beautiful||Won|
|2011||6th Asia Model Festival Awards||BBF Popular Star Award||N/A||Won|
|2012||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special||The Great Seer||Nominated|
|2014||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Thrice Married Woman||Won|
|2015||4th APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Make a Woman Cry||Nominated|
|2015||MBC Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Make a Woman Cry||Won|
|2017||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||The Secret of My Love||Won|
|2018||6th APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama||Nominated|
Song Chang-eui’s Married Life
On September 5, 2016, Song Chang-eui got married to his current wife in a private wedding ceremony. Only family and friends attended the ceremony. It was held in a wedding hall in Samseong-dong.
The couple dated for approximately a year and a half, and they met through acquaintances. Song and his bride look so happy with their smiles.
Song’s friends attended the ceremony, and they also sang a congratulation song for the couple.