Bae Doona Biography
(South Korean Actress)
Birthday: October 11, 1979 (Libra)
Born In: Jongno District, Seoul, South Korea
Bae Doona is a South Korean actor, model and photographer, who started her career with modelling in 1999 and eventually forayed into the acting world with the TV drama series ‘School’. In the same year, she was seen in the Korean remake of the popular Japanese horror film ‘The Ring’ titled ‘The Ring Virus’. But she was destined to become one the few South Korean actors who carved a niche for themselves internationally as well. Her film ‘Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance’ somehow made in big in the west, and along with director Park Chan-wook, she became quite a celebrity in the shores of Hollywood and European cinema. Director Bong Joon-ho’s horror comedy film ‘The Host’ also made it big internationally and apart from doing significant work at home in Korea such as ‘Doomsday Book’ and ‘Saving my Hubby’, she was now becoming an international icon. She eventually entered into Hollywood with The Wachowski’s ‘Cloud Atlas’, a mega ambitious project and more recently she was seen in Netflix’s series ‘Sense8’, also directed by The Wachowskis. Apart from the film roles, she has been known to make her appearances on the small screen with TV series’ such as ‘Someday’, ‘Gloria’ and ‘Beating Heart’.