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 director, known for Okja (2017), Snowpiercer (2013) and Memories of Murder (2003). See full bio »

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How Bong Joon Ho Creates Films That He Wants

Through films like Okja, Snowpiercer, and Parasite, director Bong Joon Ho has dazzled audiences with his unique knack for blending genres to tell layered, one-of-a-kind stories.

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 164 wins & 117 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Okja Writer
(2017)
Snowpiercer Writer
(2013)
(2003)
The Host Writer
(2006)

Filmography

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 2019 Parasite (screenplay) / (story)
 2017 Okja (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2014 Sea Fog (screenplay)
 2013 Snowpiercer (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2009 Mother (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 Tokyo! (writer)
 2006 The Host (screenplay)
 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 Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Bong Joon-Ho | Bong Joon-ho

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Parasite (2019)] I just hope that it gives audiences a lot to think about. It is in parts funny, frightening and sad, and if it makes viewers feel like sharing a drink and talking over all the ideas they had while watching it, I'll wish for nothing more. See more »

Trivia:

He is the 2nd Asian director to win the Oscar for best director after Ang Lee. See more »

Trademark:

Long takes with many events happening on-screen and the camera being able to capture all of them. See more »

Nickname:

Bong Tail

Star Sign:

Virgo

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