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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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" screen story by - 20 episodes, 2020 - 2021) (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by - 20 episodes, 2020 - 2021)
- Into the White (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- The Show Must Go On (2021) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- The Eternal Engineer (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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Personal Details

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bong Joon-Ho | Bong Joon-ho

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on The 400 Blows (1959)]: The most beautiful feature film debut in the history of cinema. See more »

Trivia:

Bong enrolled in Yonsei University in 1988, majoring in sociology. College campuses such as Yonsei's were then hotbeds for the South Korean democracy movement, and Bong was an active participant of student demonstrations, frequently subjected to tear gas early in his college years. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Kang-ho Song. See more »

Nickname:

Bong Tail

Star Sign:

Virgo

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