Born In: Dalseo District, Daegu, South Korea
Song Hye-kyo is a popular South Korean actress. She came to prominence after her role in the South Korean television drama 'Autumn in My Heart'. Directed by Yoon Seok-ho, the series was a huge success and is considered a pioneer in Korean melodramatic series. Song's performance earned her multiple awards and helped her gain popularity. Over the years, she appeared in other TV series such as 'Full House', 'Worlds Within' and 'That Winter, the Wind Blows'. She has appeared in several films as well. She made her first appearance on the big screen with a main role in the film 'My Girl and I'. The film, which was directed by Jeon Yun-su, was based on a novel named ‘Socrates in Love’. Her most recent film works include the lead role in the Chinese romance film 'The Queens'. Directed by Annie Yi, the film was based on a novel of the same name. Other than acting, she is involved with the organization 'Korea Animal Rights Advocates' as well. Also a philanthropist, Song donates to several social causes.
Spouse/Ex-: Song Joong Ki
father: Song Dae-seob
Born Country: South Korea
City: Daegu, South Korea
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Song Hye-kyo was born on November 22, 1981, in South Korea, though her parents registered her birth date as February 26, 1982. She was born sick and neither her parents nor her doctors expected her to survive. Her parents divorced when she was young and she was mostly raised by her mother.
Song Hye-kyo’s first significant work on television was the 2000 South Korean romantic drama TV series ‘Autumn in My Heart’. The series was directed by Yoon-Seok ho. With Song playing one of the main roles, the show starred several other actors including Song Seung-heon, Won Bin, Han Chae-young and Han Na-na. Not only the show earned huge popularity, but it is also considered a pioneer in Korean melodramatic series. Song won three awards for her performance in the series.
‘Descendants of the Sun’, is a popular 2016 South Korean television series in which Song played one of the main roles. Directed by Lee Eung-bok and Baek Sang-hoon, the show earned huge popularity not only in South Korea, but also on an international level. The show won numerous awards, including five at the 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards, three at the 11th Seoul International Drama Awards, and eight at the 30th KBS Drama Awards.
In July 2017, it was announced that Song Hye-kyo was dating actor Song Joong-ki, with whom she had co-starred in the TV series ‘Descendants of the Sun’. The couple is scheduled to get got married on October 31, 2017. In 2019, the couple got divorced.
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