Song Kang-ho is a Korean acting superstar with an award-winning career spanning a diverse range of roles and four Korean Grand Bell Awards to his name. He rose to cult-level status for his part in the gangster comedy No. 3 (1997), and his role as a North Korean sergeant in box office smash J.S.A Joint Security Area (2000), which made him a household name. Song’s most memorable roles include Bong Joon-ho’s The Host (2006), Lee Chang-dong’s APSA Best Feature Film winner Secret Sunshine (2007), APSA-nominated The Good, The Bad, The Weird (2008) and box office hit historical drama The Face Reader (2013), which won six Grand Bell Awards, including Song’s fourth Best Actor Award.

Accolades

Song Kang Ho
Best Actor, 2016

Song Kang Ho

Best Actor, 2016

Song Kang Ho

The Throne (Sado)

Song Kang-ho is a Korean acting superstar with an award-winning career spanning a diverse range of roles and four Korean Grand Bell Awards to his…

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Films

Parasite
2019

Parasite (Gisaengchung)

Republic of Korea
2019

Parasite (Gisaengchung)

Winner: Best Feature Film | 13th Asia Pacific Screen Awards, 2020 Ki-taek’s family of four is close, living in a basement apartment scrounging for unprotected…

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Secret Sunshine
2007

Secret Sunshine (Miryang)

Republic of Korea
2007

Secret Sunshine (Miryang)

Winner, Best Feature Film and Best Performance by an Actress, 2007 When her husband passes away in an automobile accident, Shin-ae and her son Jun relocate…

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The Good, the Bad, the Weird
2008

The Good, the Bad, the Weird (Joheunnom Nabbeunnom Isanghannom)

Republic of Korea
2008

The Good, the Bad, the Weird (Joheunnom Nabbeunnom Isanghannom)

Winner, Achievement in Cinematography, 2008 The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map…

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The Throne
2015

The Throne (Sado)

Republic of Korea
2015

The Throne (Sado)

One of the most prominent unsolved puzzles in Korean history are the dramatic events of a murder mystery that slowly unfolded on a sunny afternoon…

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