Born: October 27, 1981 (age 32), Seoul
Biography: Han Hye-jin is a South Korean actress. Han made her breakthrough in 2005 when she starred as a young widow in her 20s working as an outgoing hairdresser in the hit daily drama Be Strong, Geum-soon!. Among her notable leading roles include So Seo-no in historical epic Jumong, Korea's first female... MORE
Biography: Han Hye-jin is a South Korean actress. Han made her breakthrough in 2005 when she starred as a young widow in her 20s working as an outgoing hairdresser in the hit daily drama Be Strong, Geum-soon!. Among her notable leading roles include So Seo-no in historical epic Jumong, Korea's first female doctor of Western medicine in Jejungwon, and a sharpshooter in the manhwa film adaptation 26 Years. She also hosted the popular talk show Healing Camp from 2011 to 2013. LESS
Jumong starring Song Il Kuk, Han Hye Jin, and Oh Yun Soo The highest-rated drama of 2006, Jumong is a complex, high-budget epic which sparked a wave of Korean dramas dealing with the time period it covered (Korea's Goguryeo Dynasty). From the writers of All In and Damo comes the tale of a hero who is born into a troubled and fragmented country and rises to become a prince who will unite the land. Starring lauded actors Song Il Gook (Lobbyist, The Kingdom of the Wind) and Han Hye-Jin (Be Strong Geum-Soon!), it is one of Korea's most popular and well-made historical dramas, and pulled in ratings of over 40% upon its broadcast in 2006. In 37 BC, a boy named Jumong is born in the small independent state of Buyeo, at a time when the Korean peninsual is torn by the conflict between ancient kingdom Gojoseon and Han Chinese forces. The son of a rebel leader, he is taken in by by King Geum Wa and raised as his son. Coming of age in these chaotic circumstances, he soon finds himself an unlikely prince and forced to compete with his brother and rival Dae So(Kim Seung Soo) for the title of Crown Prince. On his way to fulfilling his destiny to become the first king and founder of Goguryeo, Jumong will have to choose between the love of two very different women, the wise, beautiful So Seo No (Han Hye Jin) and the innocent, charming servant girl Bu Yeong (Im So Young). Based on actual tales of Goguryeo's founder found in ancient Korean transcripts, this drama brings the legendary figure Jumong to life in rich, riveting detail. Also known as The Book of Three Han: The Chapter of Joo Mong. Visit our friends at Drama Wiki and Hancinema for additional information about this drama.