Date of Birth : Mar 7th 1972
Born and raised in Seoul, Korea, Jang Dong Gun made his debut in the MBC drama series ‘Our Heaven’ (1993). By the late 1990s, he had gained huge popularity in Korea, and he also became one of the very first Korean stars to garner a huge fan following in other parts of Asia. After acting in the critically acclaimed ‘Nowhere to Hide’ helmed by the internationally renowned director Lee Myung-Se in 1999, Jang went on to star in ‘The Anarchists'(2000). In 2002, he also starred in the popular action blockbuster ‘2009 Lost Memories,’ set in a futuristic Japan, and then took on a new challenge by appearing in the low-budget film ‘The Coast Guard’ (2002) by the controversial director Kim Ki-duk.