Shin Ha Kyun was cast in the 1998 movie The Happenings and had since appeared in other movies. Appreciated for her skills, he was then offered a role in the movie Coming Out (2000).
Later, he started to become a superstar in late 2000 when he appeared in the movie Joint Security Area. This helped make his next movie, Guns & Talks, a huge commercial success.
Also worth noticing is his performance in two different movies titled Welcome to Dongmakgol and The Front Line, which came out in 2005 and 2011 respectively.
Even though he mainly worked as a movie actor, he also showed up in some drama series, for example, Good Person (2003) and Golden House (2010).
In 2011, he even won a Grand Prize (Daesang) and many other awards for her amazing acting performance in the drama series Brain.
Besides acting, he also had experience in modeling for music videos such as Just Laugh (2020) by Zia, Andante (2004) by Lee Soo Young, and Hwi-li-li (2004) by Lee Soo Young.
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- Real Name: Shin Ha Kyun (신하균)
- Stage Name: Shin Ha Kyun (신하균)
- Also Known as: Shin Ha Gyun, Sin Ha Gyun, Sin Ha Kyun
- Nickname: Ha Kyun (하균)
- Birthday: May 30, 1974
- Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Nationality: South Korean
- Height: 175 cm (5’9”)
- Weight: –
- Blood Type: O
- Religion: –
- Profession: Actor
- Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts, Seoul Mukdong Elementary School, Taereung Middle School, Taereung High School
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- Parents: –
- Sibling: Shin Hye Sun (Sister)
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Girlfriend & Dating History
Kim Go Eun
He once dated Kim Go Eun. They announced their relationship in June 2016. At that time, they were under the same agency and attracted attention because of their 17-year age gap.
After 8 months of relationship, they decided to break up in February 2017. He broke up with his ex-girlfriend, Kim Go Eun, because of a clash of busy schedules.
- Ha Kyun has been in the entertainment industry for more than twenty years.
- He got into a theater group when he was studying at the university.
- Ha Kyun first debuted as a stage actor.
- He has been in more than forty movies in total.
- Korean netizens called him God of Acting because of his amazing acting performance.
- He has both cool and cute sides.
- Ha Kyun likes to make a joke and make people laugh.
- He has a bright personality.
- Ha Kyun possesses a fun sense of humor.
- He is close friends with D.O. from the boy group EXO.
- His ex-girlfriend, Kim Go Eun, is also an actress.
- Ha Kyun thought of becoming an actor when he was younger.
- He quit smoking in 2005 because of health issues. Previously, he had been a heavy smoker.
- Ha Kyun loves cats and even has seven pet cats.
- He has a niece who debuted as an idol with the girl group Brave Girls.
- Ha Kyun thinks he needs to keep improving his acting skills.
- His ideal type is…
- His net worth is around $14 million.
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- Anchor (2022), as Choi In Ho
- Mr. Zoo: The Missing VIP (2020), as Ali
- The Present (2019), as Kang Sang Goo
- Inseparable Bros (2019), as Se Ha
- Extreme Job (2019), as Lee Moo Bae
- What a Man Wants (2018), as Bong Soo
- Room No.7 (2017), as Doo Shik
- The Villainess (2017), as Joong Sang
- Detour (2016), as Joong Pil
- Empire of Lust (2015), as Kim Min Jae
- Big Match (2014), as Ace
- Running Man (2013), as Cha Jong Woo
- First Position (2012), as the narrator
- The Thieves (2012), as Director of Art Gallery Lee
- The Front Line (2011), as Kang Eun Pyo
- Cafe Noir (2010), as Young Soo
- Foxy Festival (2010), as Jang Bae
- The Quiz Show Scandal (2010), as Ph.D
- Thirst (2009), as Kang Woo
- The Devil’s Game (2008), as Min Hee Do
- My Son (2007), as Uncle Wild Goose
- No Mercy for the Rude (2006), as Killa
- Murder, Take One (2005), as Kim Young Hoon
- Welcome to Dongmakgol (2005), as 2nd Lt. Pyo Hyun Chul
- Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005), as Assassin
- Hair (2004), as Kang Woon Do
- My Brother (2004), as Sung Hyun
- A Man Who Went to Mars (2003), as Seung Jae
- Save the Green Planet! (2003), as Lee Byeong Gu
- Surprise (2002), as Kim Jeong Woo
- No Comment (2002), as the main character
- Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), as Ryu
- Guns & Talks (2001), as Jung Woo
- Coming Out (2000), as Jae Min
- Joint Security Area (2000), as Jung Woo Jin
- The Foul King (2000), as Thug
- The Spy (1999), as…
- The Happenings (1998), as Kim Chu Rak
- Unicorn (Coupang Play | 2022), as Steve
- Yonder (TVING | 2022), as Jae Hyun
- Beyond Evil (JTBC | 2021), as Lee Dong Shik
- Soul Mechanic (KBS2 | 2020), as Lee Shi Joon
- Less than Evil (MBC | 2018), as Woo Tae Seok
- Pied Piper (tvN | 2016), as Joo Sung Chan
- Mr. Baek (MBC | 2014), as Choi Go Bong
- All About My Romance (SBS | 2013), as Kim Soo Yeong
- Brain (KBS2 | 2011), as Lee Kang Hoon
- Golden House (tvN | 2010), as Oh Bok Kyu
- Good Person (MBC | 2003), as Park Joon Pil
- Yoo Quiz On The Block: Season 3 (tvN | 2020), as a guest
- Running Man (SBS | 2010), as a guest
- Welcome to Dongmakgol (2002), as Pyo Hyun Chul
- Leave When They’re Applauding (2000), as Bellboy
- Heotang (1999), as Yoo Dal Soo
- Magic Time (1998), as Ha Kyun
- Taxi Driver (1997), as Soldier
- Dropping A Bomb (1993), as…
Music Video Appearances
- Just Laugh (2010) – Zia
- Andante (2004) – Lee Soo Young
- Hwi-li-li (2004) – Lee Soo Young
- I Love You (2000) – Position
- 2021 57th Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actor (TV) – Beyond Evil
- 2019 39th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards – Best Actor – Inseparable Bros
- 2018 MBC Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actor in a Monday – Tuesday Drama) – Less Than Evil
- 2018 MBC Drama Awards – In Awe Award – Less Than Evil
- 2014 MBC Drama Awards – Popularity Award (Actor) – Mr. Back
- 2012 24th Korean PD Awards – Best Actor – Brain
- 2011 KBS Drama Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Brain
- 2011 KBS Drama Awards – Netizen Award (Actor) – Brain
- 2011 KBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Award – Brain
- 2007 41st Taxpayer’s Day – Exemplary Taxpayer Commendation – Shin Ha Kyun
- 2003 4th Busan Film Critics Awards – Best Actor – Save the Green Planet!
- 2001 16th Golden Disk Awards – Popular Music Video Award – I Love You by Position
- 2000 3rd Director’s Cut Awards – Best New Actor – Joint Security Area
- 2000 8th Chunsa Film Art Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Joint Security Area
- 2000 21st Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Joint Security Area
- 2020 34th KBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actor) – Soul Mechanic
- 2020 34th KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actor in a Miniseries – Soul Mechanic
- 2018 MBC Drama Awards – Grand Prize (Daesang) – Less Than Evil
- 2014 MBC Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actor in a Miniseries) – Mr. Back
- 2013 SBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actor in a Miniseries) – All About My Romance
- 2012 1st K-Drama Star Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actor) – Brain
- 2012 48th Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Actor (TV) – Brain
- 2012 7th Seoul International Drama Awards – Best Actor – Brain
- 2011 KBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Award (Actor) – Brain
- 2011 KBS Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actor in a Miniseries) – Brain
- 2009 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Thirst
- 2003 4th Busan Film Critics Awards – 2nd Korean Film Awards – Save the Green Planet!
- 2001 38th Grand Bell Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Joint Security Area
- 2001 22nd Blue Dragon Film Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Guns & Talks
Shin Ha Kyun always strives to deliver his best in his acting performance. He is, no doubt, one of the best actors in the Korean entertainment industry right now.
There is some wrong information there, as in the case of the MV of ‘Just Laugh (2020) – Zia’; This MV was released about 10 years ago.
And about him not thinking about being an actor when was younger, is kinda wrong too, there is an interview where he talks about it, that he has always loved cinema.
I don’t know if I misinterpreted it, but it implies that he always wanted that. Because of these inconsistencies, it is difficult to believe whether the other information is real or not in your post. It’s just constructive criticism.