Lim Ju-hwan

About Lim Ju-hwan

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: May 18, 1982
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea, South Korean
Other names: Im Joo-hwan
Education: Daejin University (Theatre and Film)
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 2004–present
Agent: Blossom Entertainment
Hangul: 임주환
Hanja: 林周煥
Revised Romanization: Im Ju-hwan
McCune–Reischauer: Im Chu-hwan

Lim Ju-hwan

Lim Ju-hwan was born on May 18, 1982 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korean, is Actor. Lim Ju-hwan is a South Korean actor best known for the hit TV series’ ‘Tamra, the Island’ and ‘Ugly Alert’. Lim participated in high school theatre and the acting bug bit him slowly. After some initial struggle, he managed to get a few modelling assignments before making his acting debut in the TV series ‘Magic’. Two years later, he was all ready to make his big screen debut with internationally recognized film ‘A Millionaire’s First Love’ in 2006. What followed were a few more supporting roles in TV series’ such as ‘Boys over Flowers’ and ‘The Snow Queen’, but the role which brought him the real exposure was ‘Tamra, the Island’, for which he won the award for best new actor at Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards. His other notable big screen roles include ‘The Con Artists’ and ‘A Frozen Flower’.
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Currently, Lim Ju-hwan is 38 years, 11 months and 4 days old. Lim Ju-hwan will celebrate 39rd birthday on a Tuesday 18th of May 2021. Below we countdown to Lim Ju-hwan upcoming birthday.

Popular As Lim Ju-hwan
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 38 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 18, 1982 (Seoul, South Korea, South Korean)
Birthday May 18
Town/City Seoul, South Korea, South Korean
Nationality South Korean

🌙 Zodiac

Lim Ju-hwan’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Lim Ju-hwan was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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When he was a senior in high school, Lim joined the theater group called Kwangto, an acronym of Kwangdae Tokkaebi referring to traditional performers and hobgoblins in Korean, where he was first introduced to theatrical performance. Lim then played the role of the pastor in The Good Doctor by Neil Simon and won the prize of best performance in the Fourth Youth Theater Festival in 2000. He also directed the play, Pay Tuition Back, at the school festival. He continues to maintain a good friendship with fellow actor Shin Dong-wook, whom he met at the time.


Lim made his first professional television debut on Magic, aired on SBS in 2004, and made his film debut in A Millionaire's First Love in 2006, followed by a series of supporting roles, notably in The Snow Queen (2006) and Boys Over Flowers (2009). He received favorable reviews for his performance as a blind Painter in episode 10 of Auction House, a 2007 TV series revolving around the art world which aired on MBC.


Lim's breakthrough came in his first leading role in the 2009 MBC series Tamra, the Island. Set in Jeju Island, Haenam in South Jeolla Province, it was a Hybrid form of TV drama that combined romantic comedy and historical fiction. It portrayed the relationship between Koreans and foreigners in 17th century Joseon. Though it received low ratings, Tamra, the Island gained a cult following. Lim later won New Actor of the Year at the 2009 Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards for his performance.


What's Up, the long-delayed musical campus drama that Lim filmed in 2010, finally aired on cable channel MBN in 2011. It was written by renowned drama scribe Song Ji-na (Sandglass) and is the story of college students learning acting and performance arts in the university's musical theatre department. Lim played the leading role of Jang Je-hun, a cynical outsider who becomes completely immersed in the world of musicals. He followed that with a supporting role as a warm-hearted homeless man with Tourette's syndrome in the film The Suicide Forecast in 2011,


In 2011, Lim enlisted for his mandatory military Service. During basic training, he fainted due to heart problems and was hospitalized for 3 months. He then completed his Service despite being given the option for an early discharge. Prior to entering military Service Lim left his agency Yedang Entertainment.


After his military discharge he moved to Blossom Entertainment. In 2013, he made his acting comeback in the lead role as a devoted brother in 2013 SBS daily drama Ugly Alert, followed by a villain role in the 2014 film The Con Artists as well as supporting roles in historical drama Shine or Go Crazy and romantic comedy series Oh My Ghost in 2015, romance melodrama Uncontrollably Fond in 2016, and fantasy romance series The Bride of Habaek in 2017.

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