March 6, 2012

FANGIRLING 101: Korean Male Actor Pick #5




Won Bin

Won Bin was born in Korea on September 29, 1977, with two elderly brothers and 3 sisters. The gorgeous actor is not only a talented performer but he’s athletic, as well. He excelled in taekwondo, and snow skiing.

Like most actors, Won Bin loved movies while growing up. His favorite films are Braveheart and Eternal Love.

He has made many TV guest appearances, and TV commercials. Won Bin is featured in dozens of editorial venues in Korea and is practically famous throughout Asia.

He starred in Love Story (aka: Endless Love), the most popular Korean TV series of 2000, where he played a rich player who suddenly changes because he falls in love. Won Bin delivered a high caliber performance. This moving series describes love in its various manifestations-- family love, romantic love, and platonic love-- and is guaranteed to bring tears to your eyes.

Won Bin currently starred in a movie, 'Guns and Talks' and a drama series: 'Friends'. His other credits include 'Propose' 1997; 'Our Story' 1997; 'Love me, please' 1999; 'Ready go' 1999; 'Kkogi' 2000; 'Endless Love' 2000.

Won Bin received the most votes for MostBeautifulMan of April 2002 garnering a whopping 29,856 votes (the highest votes ever received by a MBM finalist), proving that he is indeed one face to watch out for.

TV Shows

Friends (MBC, 2002)
Autumn Tale (KBS2, 2000)
Tough Guy's Love (KBS2, 2000)
A Light at the Small Station (KBS, 2000)
Ad Maniac (KBS2, 1999)
Ready, Go (MBC, 1997)
Our Story (1997)
Propose (KBS1, 1997)

Movies

The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Mother (2009)
My Brother (2004)
Taegugki (2004)
Guns & Talks (2001)

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I liked him since Autumn Tale (Endless Love) was shown here in the Philippines. He's so cute. I liked him even is he portrayed the baddy baddy role. I wished Song Hye Kyo chose him instead of Song Seung-heon. 




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I haven't watched any of his other projects. But I like him and I hope he returns to acting through a drama series. It's been a long time since he had a drama series.

I guess the latest I've heard from him is his endorsement of a clothing line together with Moon Geun Young. They're cute together. I hope they'll pair up together in a movie or a drama series. 





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