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A Gentleman Dignity - Korean Drama 2012

Updated on October 12, 2014

A very beautiful and heartwarming drama about friendship of four men in their 40s, with their individual traits and personality.

A Gentleman Dignity will take us through ups and downs of the lives of these four men: business partners Kim Do Jin (Jang Dong Gun) & Im Tae San (Kim Soo Ro), lawyer Choi Yoon (Kim Min Jong) and the only married man in their group, cafe / bar owner Lee Jung Rok (Lee Jong Hyuk).

The team up of PD & Scriptwriter of Secret Garden, City Hall, etc brought this drama alive.

Four beautiful women in their lives / who enter their lives will turn their lives upside down and will also test their friendship. But in the end, these four men are able to overcome all the turbulence in their love lives as well as their friendship and they find the true meaning of lives.

It's said that this drama is a male version of Sex in the City.

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A Gentleman Dignity Details, Synopsis & Casts


A Gentleman Dignity
A Gentleman Dignity

A Gentleman Dignity Details

Number of Episodes: 20

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Original run: May 26, 2012 - TBA on SBS every Saturday & Sunday 9.50PM KST


- Jang Dong Gun as Kim Do Jin

- Kim Ha Neul as Song Ye Soo

- Kim Soo Ro as Im Tae San

- Kim Min Jong as Choi Yoon

- Lee Jong Hyuk as Lee Jung Rok

- Kim Jung Nan as Kim Min Sook

- Lee Jong Hyun as Colin

- Kim Woo Bin as Kim Dong Hyub

- Yoon Se Ah as Hong Se Ra (Im Tae San's girlfriend)

Director: Shin Woo Chul (Secret Garden, City Hall)

Scriptwriter: Kim Eun Sook (Secret Garden, City Hall)

Official Website: Sinsa

Average Rating (based on AGB Nielsen): 19.3% [Nationwide] | 20.8% [Seoul]

Highest Rating: Episode 17: 24.4% [Nationwide] | 26.1% [Seoul]

Brief Sypnosis


Kim Do Jin (played by Jang Dong Gun) is the CEO of an architecture company, known as a very cold architect with very thick tongue. He believes that the feeling of the human beings can be easily figured out, but everything changes when he meets with a woman that is so hard to figure out.

Im Tae San (played by Im Tae San) is a macho guy and the co-CEO of Kim Do Jin's architecture company.

Choi Yoon (played by Kim Min Jong) is a doctor who for 7 years still mourns over the passing of his beloved wife. A romantic person, he acts mature and the true gentleman.

Lee Jung Rok (played by Lee Jong Hyuk) is Min Sook's husband and he owns the coffee shop. Even though he's a married man, however, he still loves to live as unmarried man, which drives his wife to file for a divorce.

Min Sook (played by Kim Jung Nan) is a 44 years old highly successful businesswoman.

Song Ye Soo (played by Kim Hae Nul) is a high school teacher, who adheres to the principal and etiquette.

A Gentleman Dignity OST

A Gentleman Dignity OST Part 1 - Released May 27, 2012

High High by Kim Tae Woo

A Gentleman Dignity OST Part 2 - Released June 3, 2012

1. Beautiful Words by Jeon Geun Hwa [M Signal]

2. When I Look At You by Kyun Woo [M Signal]

3. Everyday by Park Eun Woo

A Gentleman Dignity OST Part 3 - Released June 17, 2012

1. My Heartstore by Lee Hyun (8eight)

2. You are Everywhere by Big Baby Driver

3. Spring I Love You by Big Baby Driver

A Gentleman Dignity OST Part 4 - Released June 24, 2012

1. Love... What to Do by Yangpa

A Gentleman Dignity OST Part 5 - Released July 8, 2012

1. My Love by Lee Jong Hyun (CNBlue)

A Gentleman Dignity OST Part 6 - Released July 9, 2012

1. More than Me by Jang Dong Gun

A Gentleman Dignity Wallpaper

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A Gentleman Dignity

SBS Drama Awards 2012

- Kim Hae Nul: Actress Top Excellence Award (Weekend/Serial Drama)

- Jang Dong Gun: Actor Top Excellence Award (Weekend/Serial Drama)

- Kim Su Ro: Actor Excellence Award (Weekend/Serial Drama)

- Kim Min Jong: Special Acting (Weekend/Serial Drama)

- Lee Jong Hyuk: Special Acting (Weekend/Serial Drama)

- Kim Jung Nan: Special Acting (Weekend/Serial Drama)

- Kim Eun Sook (Scriptwriter): Lifetime Achievement Award

- Kim Min Jong and Yoon Jin Yi: Best Couple Award

- Kim Hae Nul: Popularity Award

- Kim Hae Nul & Jang Dong Gun: Top 10 Star

- Lee Jong Hyun & Yoon Jin Yi: New Star Award


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    5 years ago

    A gentleman's Dignity is very a heartwarming drama, both the love story and the 4 mens friendship


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