south korean actor
Ahn. In this korean name, the family diagnose is Ahn Sung-ki ( hold January 1, 1952 [ 1 ] ) is a south korean actor. One of the state ‘s most respect actors, [ 2 ] he has appeared in more than 130 films during his career of over 60 years. [ 3 ] [ 4 ]

career [edit ]

A native of Seoul, Ahn was the son of a veteran film maker and producer and started out as a child actor, appearing in conductor Kim Ki-young ‘s celebrate movie The Housemaid ( 1960 ). [ 5 ] [ 6 ] He stopped acting in films to concentrate on his studies but was active in theater as a student at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. [ 7 ] He completed mandate military service in 1976 as an weapon military officer after earning his commission via the Reserve Officers ‘ Training Corps course of study. [ 8 ]

After his release, Ahn resumed his acting career. He won recognition in the 1980 film A Fine, Windy Day and was named Best New Actor at the Grand Bell Awards. This was followed by a Best Film Actor Award at the 1982 Baeksang Arts Awards for his role as a Buddhist monk in Im Kwon-taek ‘s critically-acclaimed Mandala, even regarded by critics as one of the best domestic films of all clock. [ 9 ] [ 10 ] Ahn notably shaved his steer for the role. [ 11 ] Over the years, he began diversifying his repertoire. He and Park Joong-hoon starred in the 1993 hit buddy collar -comedy Two Cops and won the “ Daesang ” ( Grand Prize ) at the Baeksang Arts Awards. Their on-screen chemistry as boyfriend detectives was highly popular with audiences and has been retrospectively dubbed the original on-screen “ bromance ” of korean cinema. [ 12 ] [ 13 ] Ahn acted doubly as the President of South Korea in the movies The Romantic President ( 2002 ) and Hanbando ( 2006 ). In 2003 Ahn starred in the semi-biographical film Silmido, which besides starred several early celebrated names. It was the first domestic film to sell over 10 million tickets. [ 3 ] The give voice “ Shoot me and go. ” uttered by his character became iconic and spawned many parodies and caricatures. [ 12 ] [ 14 ] He and his Two Cops co-star Park Joong-hoon reunited for the 2006 film Radio Star, directed by applaud conductor Lee Joon-ik. Despite stiff rival from Tazza: The High Rollers, which was released on the same day, it was still a critical and commercial success, with Park and Ahn being nominated for or winning several awards. [ 15 ] That year Ahn besides starred in the Hong Kong-China period co-production A Battle of Wits aboard exceed stars Andy Lau and Fan Bingbing. [ 16 ] During this menstruation, he was known to be a vocal critic of the halve of filmdom quotas that allows extraneous films to be shown in theaters on sealed days, while domestic films are allotted another number of days. [ 17 ] [ 18 ] At that time he was serving as a committee member in the Korean Film Actors Association ‘s leadership and joined the union ‘s two demonstrations in solidarity with early noteworthy film directors, actors and actresses. [ 19 ] [ 20 ] [ 21 ] Ahn surprised critics and commentators by appearing in the low-budget semi-biographical 2011 film Unbowed since it had been rejected by major distributors due to its controversial message. It was released to minimal ostentation but promptly became a sleeper hit due to its “ David and Goliath “ storyline which resonated with viewers. [ 22 ] [ 23 ] Usually known for portraying warm or fatherly characters, he portrayed a mathematics professor angered at the injustice he suffered at the hands of corrupt judicial officials. [ 24 ] The critically-acclaimed film became an unexpected corner office hit, earning Ahn awards at the Korean Association of Film Critics Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards. On August 6, 2021, Ahn signed a compress with Artist Company. [ 25 ]

recognition [edit ]

A much respected visualize in the film industry, Ahn is frequently dubbed “ the nation ‘s actor ” ( korean : 국민배우 ) by the media, although he himself has stated that he prefers being known plainly as another film actor. [ 26 ] [ 3 ] [ 27 ] [ 16 ] He has been described as an actor “ who boasts a sincerely divers and huge filmography that changes with the times. ” [ 28 ] He has served as Vice President and President of the Korean Film Actors Association. [ 29 ] In 2008 he received the Nikkei Asia Prize in Culture and Community. [ 30 ]

On 23 June 2012, Ahn and Lee Byung-hun became some of the first korean actors to leave their hand and foot prints on the forecourt of Grauman ‘s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. He was recommended by the Korean Film Producers Association for his soundbox of work. [ 31 ] In 2013 Ahn was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit ( Eungwan, 2nd class ) by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. [ 32 ] [ 33 ]

personal life sentence [edit ]

Ahn is close friends with singer-songwriter Cho Yong-pil. They were childhood friends and schoolmates at the now-defunct Kyungdong Middle School and remained friends even though they attended different high schools. [ 34 ] [ 35 ] Ahn married sculptor and university professor Oh So-yeong in 1985 at Myeongdong Cathedral. [ 36 ] They have two sons, one of whom married at the like venue the day after his parents ‘ 33rd marry anniversary. [ 2 ] [ 37 ] A dear Catholic, Ahn was one of 30 catholic celebrities who appeared in the 2014 music video for the digital one “ Koinonia ” to commemorate Pope Francis ‘s visit to South Korea, the first clock in 19 years that the pope visited Asia. [ 38 ] [ 39 ] [ 40 ] Because of his ability to speak several foreign languages, UNICEF appointed Ahn as a representative, and his trope is often seen in advertisements on planes travelling to Korea. [ 7 ] [ 41 ]

Filmography [edit ]

film [edit ]

Awards [edit ]

early [edit ]

  • The Brand Laureate Awards 2021 – Legendary Award [48]
  • 29th Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards – Daesang[49]
Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1982 Mandala Best Actor (Film) Won [50]
1983 Village in the Mist Won
1984 Flower on the Equator Won
1985 Deep Blue Night Won
1989 The Age of Success Won
1991 Who Saw The Dragon’s Toenail? Won
1994 Ahn Sung-ki Grand Prize (Film) Won
Two Cops Best Actor (Film) Won
2012 Unbowed Won
2013 N/A Achievement Award
(for Social Contributions)
Year Nominated work Category Result Ref.
1990 Nambugun Best Lead Actor Won [51]
2001 Musa Best Supporting Actor Won [52]
2006 Radio Star Best Lead Actor
(shared with Park Joong-hoon)
Won [53]

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