Han Ji Min

Han Ji Min - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Han Ji Min kickstarted her entertainment career by appearing in various MVs and commercial advertisements in early 2000 before she gained popularity in 2003.

That year, Ji Min got an opportunity to appear in drama All In with Song Hye Kyo and also Dae Jang Geum.

Her first career breakthrough began in 2005 after she acted in Resurrection, which later was followed by the movie Blue Swallow (2005).

Later, she then continued to appear in more dramas, such as Capital Scandal (2007) and Yi San (2007).

In 2011, Ji Min surprised audiences by performing as a sexy femme fatale for the movie Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow.

During that year, she also portrayed a cynical veterinarian in the drama Padam Padam.

Her popularity went back to stardom after starring in Rooftop Prince (2012) and Hyde, Jekyll, Me (2015).

One year later, in 2016, Ji Min starred again in an action thriller movie, The Age of Shadows, which was followed by her appearance in Miss Baek (2018).

For her role in those projects, she successfully earned various awards and nominations, such as Blue Dragon Film Awards and also Baeksang Arts Awards.

Starting from 2018, Ji Min came back to the television by appearing in Familiar Wife (2018), One Spring Night (2019), and Our Blues (2022).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Han Ji Min (한지민)
  • Stage Name: Han Ji Min (한지민)
  • Nickname: Ji Min
  • Birthday: November 5, 1982
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 161 cm (5’2″)
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  • Blood Type: –
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Seoul Women’s University (Majored in Social Welfare)
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  • Parents: –
  • Siblings: Han Sang Min (sister)
  • Boyfriend: –
  • Facebook: @official.hjm
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  • Instagram: @roma.emo
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Facts 

  • Ji Min has a very social personality.
  • She loves to participate in various volunteer work.
  • She also loves to fund drives.
  • Ji Min often collaborates with Join Together Society.
  • Ji Min once made her own book about donation in Philippines.
  • She once spent some time in a Philippines village to help the society.
  • All of the royalties were donated to fund the education of North Korea and Asia’s developing countries’ children.
  • Ji Min once donated 100 million won in March 2022 to help Ukrainian victims of Russian invasion.
  • Her ideal type is…

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Movies

  • A Year-End Medley (2021), as So Jin
  • Josee (2020), as Josee
  • Default (2018), as Lee A Ram (cameo)
  • Miss Baek (2018), as Baek Sang A
  • Herstory (2018), as teacher (cameo)
  • Keys To The Heart (2018), as Ga Yool
  • The Age of Shadows (2016), as Yun Gye Soon
  • Salut D’Amour (2015), as Min Jung (Geum Nim’s daughter)
  • The Fatal Encounter (2014), as Queen Jungsoon
  • The Plan Man (2014), as Yoo So Jung
  • Detective K: Secret Of Virtuous Widow (2011), as Han Kaek Ju
  • Cadaver (2007), as Sun Hwa
  • Blue Swallow (2005), as Lee Jung Hee

Drama Series

  • Our Blues (tvN | 2022), as Lee Young Ok
  • Beyond The Memory (TVING | 2022), as Yi Hu
  • One Spring Night (MBC | 2019), as Lee Jeong In
  • The Light in Your Eyes (JTBC | 2019), as Kim Hye Ja
  • Familiar Wife (tvN | 2018), as Seo Woo Jin
  • Jealousy Incarnate (SBS | 2016), as woman on blind date with Hwa Shin
  • Hyde Jekyll, Me (SBS | 2015), as Jang Ha Na
  • Rooftop Prince (SBS | 2012), as Park Ha / Boo Yong
  • Padam Padam (JTBC | 2011-2012), as Jung Ji Na
  • Cain and Abel (SBS | 2009), as Oh Young Ji
  • Scandal in Old Seoul (KBS2 | 2007), as Na Yeo Kyeung
  • Lee San, Wind of the Palace (MBC | 2007-2008), as Sung Song Yeon
  • Great Expectations (KBS2 | 2006), as Yoo Mi Rae
  • Super Rookie Ranger (SBS | 2006), as Kong Joo Yeon
  • Rebirth (KBS2 | 2005), as Seo Eun Ha
  • A Jewel in the Palace (MBC | 2003), as Shin Bi
  • All In (SBS | 2003), as Min Soo Young (child)

TV Shows

  • Off The Grid (Discovery Channel / SKY Channel | 2021), as main cast
  • Entertainment Weekly (KBS2 | 2006-2008), as host

Awards

  • Baeksang Arts Awards 2019 – Best Actress – Film – Miss Baek
  • MBC Drama Awards 2019 – Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Miniseries – One Spring Night
  • Blue Dragon Film Awards 2018 – Best Actress – Miss Baek
  • Golden Cinema Festival 2017 – Best Supporting Actress – Salut d’Amour
  • Golden Cinema Festival 2015 – Best Supporting Actress – The Age of Shadows
  • Korea Drama Awards 2012 – Top Excellence Award, Actress – Rooftop Prince
  • SBS Drama Awards 2012 – Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special – Rooftop Prince
  • APAN Star Awards 2012 – Excellence Award, Actress – Padam Padam
  • KBS Drama Awards 2007 – Excellence Award, Actress – Capital Scandal
  • KBS Drama Awards 2005 – Best New Actress – Resurrection

Nominations

  • Asian Film Critics Association Awards 2019 – Best Actress – Miss Baek
  • MBC Drama Awards 2019 – Grand Prize (Daesang) – One Spring Night
  • Asian Film Awards 2019 – Best Actress – Miss Baek
  • Baeksang Arts Awards 2017 – Best Supporting Actress – Film – The Age of Shadows
  • Grand Bell Awards 2016 – Best Supporting Actress – The Age of Shadows
  • SBS Drama Awards 2015 – Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special – Hyde, Jekyll, Me
  • Grand Bell Awards 2006 – Best New Actress – Blue Swallow

Han Ji Min has a very good heart. Aside from the acting industry, Ji Min always spare her time to do a lot of kindness. Salute!

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