Bong Joon Ho


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Bong Joon Ho was born on September 14, 1969 in Daegu, South Korea. He is a writer and producer, known for Snowpiercer (2013), Parasite (2019) and Okja (2017). See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 196 wins & 133 nominations. See more awards »

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Snowpiercer Writer
(2013)
Parasite Writer
(2019)
Okja Writer
(2017)
The Host Writer
(2006)

Filmography

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  Snowpiercer (TV Series) (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by - 20 episodes, 2020 - 2021) (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by - 19 episodes, 2020 - 2021) (based on the motion picture screen story by - 1 episode, 2020)
- Episode #2.10 (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- Episode #2.9 (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- Episode #2.8 (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- Our Answer for Everything (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- Many Miles From Snowpiercer (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
 2019 Parasite (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2017 Okja (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2014 Sea Fog (screenplay)
 2013 Snowpiercer (screen story by) / (screenplay by)
 2009 Mother (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 Tokyo! (writer)
 2006 The Host (screenplay)
 2003 Lonely Street Lamp (Short) (story)
 2003 Memories of Murder (writer)
 1999 Phantom: The Submarine (writer)
 1997 Motel Cactus
 1994 Incoherence (Short)
 1994 Memories in My Frame (Short)
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Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (34 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bong Joon-Ho | Bong Joon-ho

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on winning the Best Foreign Language Film Award at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards (2020) for Parasite (2019)] Once you overcome the 1-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films. See more »

Trivia:

Bong served a two-year term in the military in accordance with South Korea's compulsory military service before returning to college in 1992. See more »

Trademark:

Bold, saturated colours in his movies. See more »

Nickname:

Bong Tail

Star Sign:

Virgo

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