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), Okja (2017) and Parasite (2019). See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 204 wins & 135 nominations. See more awards »

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Snowpiercer Writer
(2013)
Okja Writer
(2017)
Parasite Writer
(2019)
Mother Writer
(2009)

Filmography

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  Snowpiercer (TV Series) (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by - 22 episodes, 2020 - 2022) (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by - 22 episodes, 2020 - 2022)
- The Last to Go (2022) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- The Tortoise and the Hare (2022) ... (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Snowpiercer" screenplay by)
- 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)
 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 - segment "Shaking Tokyo")
 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

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bong Joon-Ho | Bong Joon-ho

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

Children:

Hyomin Bong

Parents:

Bong, Sang Gyun | Park, So-Young

Relatives:

Bong, Ji-Hee (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

It's fun for me to bury my political and social comments here and there in a film. See more »

Trivia:

President of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 78th Venice International Film Festival in 2021. See more »

Trademark:

As one event is happening on screen, another occurs in the background that diverts the audience's attention. See more »

Nickname:

Bong Tail

Star Sign:

Virgo

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