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Choi Ji-woo (Korean Actress)

Updated on January 8, 2013

Choi Ji-woo

Choi Ji-woo (June 11, 1975) also known as Choi Mi-hyang is a South Korean model turned actress. She was first discovered when she won a talent audition organized by MBC in 1994, and made her debut in the 1995 drama series War and Love, after which she adopted the stage name Choi Ji Woo. She also appeared in the popular drama First Love, where she was first paired with actor Bae Yong Joon.

In 2002 Choi co-starred again with Bae Yong Joon in the popular drama series Winter Sonata, produced by KBS and directed by Yoon Suk-ho. She continued her success by appearing in the 2003 drama Stairway to Heaven with Kwon Sang Woo. In 2007, she starred with Lee Jung-jae and Lee Jin-wook in MBC weekend drama as a multi-lingual airline Chief Operating Officer of Incheon Airport.

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Fun Facts about Choi Ji-woo

Name: Choi Ji Woo

Real Name: Choi Mi Hyang

Chinese Name: Cui Zhi You

Profession: Actor and model

Birthdate: 1975-June-11

Birthplace: Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

Height: 175cm

Weight: 50kg

Star sign: Gemini

Blood type: A

Talent agency: C, JW Company

Education: Han Yang University (Theatre/Film major), Pusan University (Dance major)

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TV drama

* 2009: Winter Sonata Anime voice only (JV: Korean Key East & Japanese Total Promotion)

* 2008: Star's Lover (SBS)

* 2007: Air City (MBC)

* 2006: RONDO (TBS)

* 2004: "Full House" (KBS, ep.03 cameo)

* 2003: Stairway to Heaven (SBS)

* 2003: 101 Proposal

* 2002: Winter Sonata (KBS)

* 2002: We Are Dating Now (KBS 2002, Ep. 15 cameo)

* 2001: Beautiful Days (SBS)

* 2000: Mr. Duke (MBC)

* 2000: Truth (MBC)

* 1999: Message-Love Stories 2000 (SBS)

* 1999: Love In Three Colors

* 1998: Love/Sarang (MBC)

* 1997: Happiness is in our heart (SBS)

* 1996: First Love (KBS)

* 1995: War and Love


* 2009: Actresses

* 2006: Now and Forever

* 2005: Shadowless Sword (cameo role)

* 2004: Everybody Has Secrets

* 2002: The Romantic President

* 1999: Nowhere to Hide

* 1998: First Kiss

* 1997: The Hole

* 1996: The Adventures of Mrs Park


2009: Busan tourism ambassador for the year 2010-2012

2009: South Korean Presidential commendation for promoting Korea's tourism

2009: Admitted into Star Hall of Fame at the Seoul Drama Awards

2006: Timeless Beauty Acting Award (Seoul)

2005: Korean Movies Association - Special Award

2005: 41st BaekSang Arts Awards - Special Award (cont. to Hallyu wave)

2004: 40th BaekSang Arts Awards - Most Popular Actress in TV Part

2003: Golden Film Awards - Most Popular Actress Award

2003: SBS Acting Award - Best Actress Award for Special Production Drama Stairway to Heaven

2003: SBS Acting Awards - Top 10 Popularity Award

2002: KBS Acting Awards- Popularity Award

2002: KBS Acting Awards- Best Actress Award - Winter Sonata

2002: Best Dresser Awards- TV Talent Category

2002: 38th BaekSang Arts Awards- Popularity Award

2001: SBS Acting Awards- Best Actress Award for Special Production Drama Beautiful Days

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