Kim Ha-nuel

About Kim Ha-nuel

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: February 21, 1978
Birth Place: Danyang County, South Korea, South Korean
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts - Film
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1996–present
Agent: S.M. Culture & Contents
Spouse(s): Choi Jin Hyuk (m. 2016)
Hangul: 김하늘
Revised Romanization: Gim Haneul
McCune–Reischauer: Kim Hanŭl

Kim Ha-nuel

Kim Ha-nuel was born on February 21, 1978 in Danyang County, South Korea, South Korean, is Actress. Kim Ha-nuel is a South Korean actress and a former model known for her comedy timing and general acting skills. Born and brought up in Seoul, she started her career with modelling for brands and appearing in music videos. As her early small stints in front of the camera provided her enough experience, her magnetic presence also caught the attention of filmmakers. From there, she made her acting debut in the year 1998 with the film ‘Bye June’ and after a slow start as an actor, it took her a few more years to establish a kind of name that she wanted for herself in the industry. Her films like ‘My Tutor Friend’ and ‘Too Beautiful to Lie’, which belonged to comedy genre resonated well with the audiences and Kim became more popular. Continuing with comedy roles for many years following that, she experimented with the thriller film ‘Blind’, which got her a Grand Bell Award and a Blue Dragon Film Award for her performance. A big film star, she is quite popular among TV audiences as well with her roles in the broadly successful series’ such as ‘On Air’, ‘Romance’ and ‘A Gentleman’s Dignity’.
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Popular As Kim Ha-nuel
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 45 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 21, 1978 (Danyang County, South Korea, South Korean)
Birthday February 21
Town/City Danyang County, South Korea, South Korean
Nationality South Korean

🌙 Zodiac

Kim Ha-nuel’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Kim Ha-nuel was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Kim Ha-neul was born on 21 February 1978 in Seoul, South Korea. Her given name "Ha-neul" means “sky” in Korean. Her immediate family consists of her parents and one younger brother. She attended Seoul Institute of the Arts.


Kim Ha-neul started her career by modeling for clothing brand Storm in 1996. She then made her acting debut in the 1998 film Bye June alongside Yoo Ji-tae. In 1999, she starred a medical drama film Doctor K, which earned her first acting award nomination. In the same year, she made appearances in television dramas Happy Together and Into the Sunlight, and featured in the music video for "To Heaven" by Jo Sung-mo. Later, she reunited with Yoo Ji-tae in 2000 sci-fi romance Ditto, and rose to fame as an Actress.


Kim's breakout role was in romance melodrama series Piano, in which she played a pure, fragile young woman. The series was the second most successful drama of 2001, achieving a peak rating of 40.2%. She then starred in 2002 hit Romance alongside Kim Jae-won, which led her to stardom and won her Top Excellence Award in acting. In 2003, she raised her profile through the huge box-office hit My Tutor Friend, where she acted as a college girl tasked with helping a delinquent student her own age graduate from high school alongside her opposite Kwon Sang-woo. In 2004, she starred in Too Beautiful to Lie, as an ex-convict who pretends to be the fiancee of a man being pressured to marry by his nosy, close-knit family. Due to the success of her films, Kim was dubbed "the queen of romantic comedies" by the Korean press.


In 2004, she starred in mountain-climbing drama Ice Rain, horror film Dead Friend and the melodrama Stained Glass. Kim then returned to the familiar romance genre with 2006 romantic comedy Almost Love, in the role of an aspiring Actress with stage fright, which also reunited her with My Tutor Friend co-star Kwon Sang-woo. This was followed by Lovers of Six Years, about a longtime couple facing relationship problems.


In 2008, Kim starred in On Air, a Kim Eun-sook penned drama which gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at a television drama production. Kim plays a top Actress with an arrogant personality in the series. The drama raised Kim's popularity and earned her acting recognition at the Korea Drama Awards. The following year, Kim starred in spy romantic comedy My Girlfriend Is an Agent. The film was a box-office success, and earned positive reviews for its quality and performance.


In 2010, Kim played a medical student torn between two Soldiers in Korean War drama Road No. 1. Despite strong hype and a ₩13 million budget, the series received low ratings.


She bounced back in 2011 with serial killer thriller Blind, where she challenged herself by portraying a visually impaired former detective who becomes witness to a murder. Her performance won her Best Actress honors at the Grand Bell Awards and Blue Dragon Film Awards. This was followed by another rom-com You're My Pet, adapted from the Japanese josei manga Kimi wa Petto.


In 2012, Kim returned to the small screen as a high school ethics Teacher who falls for a playboy Architect (played by Jang Dong-gun) in the hit drama A Gentleman's Dignity. Made by the same team behind On Air (writer Kim Eun-sook and Director Shin Woo-chul), the series revolved around the love lives of four male friends in their forties.


In 2015, Kim was cast in her first Chinese film, romantic comedy Making Family opposite Aarif Rahman.


In 2016, Kim starred in crowdfunded indie feature Don't Forget Me opposite Jung Woo-sung. In September, she made her small-screen comeback in four years, starring in romance melodrama On the Way to the Airport opposite Lee Sang-yoon.


In 2017, she starred in Misbehavior, playing an unloved Teacher at a boys' high school. Kim will be appearing in upcoming blockbuster With God, alongside actors Ha Jung-woo, Lee Jung-jae and Cha Tae-hyun.

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