Song Kang-ho


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Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ground. Although regularly approached to act in films... See full bio »

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Known For

The Host Park Gang-Doo
(2006)
Memories of Murder Detective Park Doo-man
(2003)
Parasite Ki Taek
(2019)
Snowpiercer Namgoong Minsoo
(2013)

Filmography

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 2022 Broker
Sang-hyeon
 2021 Emergency Declaration
In-ho
 2019 The King's Letters
King Sejong
 2019 Parasite
Ki Taek (as Song Kang Ho)
 2018 The Drug King
Lee Doo-sam
 2017 A Taxi Driver
Kim Man-seob
 2016 The Age of Shadows
Lee Jung-Chool
 2015 The Throne
King Yeongjo
 2014/II The Interview
Soldier Watching the Interview (uncredited)
 2013 The Attorney
Song Woo-seok
 2013 The Face Reader
Nae-kyung
 2013 Snowpiercer
Namgoong Minsoo (as Song Kang Ho)
 2012 Day Trip (Short)
Teacher
 2012 Howling
Detective Sang-Kill
 2011 Hindsight
Doo-hyeon
 2010 Secret Reunion
Lee Han-kyu
 2009 A Little Pond
Police Officer
 2009 Thirst
Sang-hyun
 2008 The Good the Bad the Weird
Yoon Tae-goo / The Weird
 2007 Secret Sunshine
Jong-chan Kim
 2007 The Show Must Go On
Kang In-goo
 2006 The Host
Park Gang-Doo
 2005 Lady Vengeance
Assassin 1
 2005 Antarctic Journal
Choi Do-hyung
 2004 The President's Barber
Seong Han-mo / Barber
 2003 Memories of Murder
Detective Park Doo-man
 2002 YMCA Baseball Team
Lee Ho-chang
 2002 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Dong-jin Park
 2000 Joint Security Area
Sgt. Oh Kyeong-pil
 2000 The Foul King
Im Dae-ho
 1999 Shiri
Jang-gil Lee
 1998 The Quiet Family
Yeong-min Kang (Son)
 1997 Bad Movie
 1997 No. 3
Jo-Pil
 1997 Green Fish
Pan-su
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Song Kang Ho

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Jang-sook Hwang  (2 children)

Children:

Jun-pyung, Song

Parents:

In-dae, Song
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Trivia:

Often plays fathers in his films. The exceptions include Park Doo-man, Oh Kyeong-pil, Alex the Lion, Yoon Tae-goo and Lee Jung-chool. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with directors Bong Joon Ho, Park Chan-wook and Jee-woon Kim

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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