Bae Doona

Bae Doo-na
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Bae Doona at the Gloria press conference in July 2010
Born(1979-10-11) October 11, 1979 (age 37)
Seoul, South Korea
EducationKonkuk University - Film Art
OccupationActress, photographer
Years active1999-present
AgentSaetbyul-dang Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationBae Du-na
McCune-ReischauerPae Tu-na


Bae Doo-na (Hangul: 배두나; Korean pronunciation: [pɛduna]; blessed Oct 11, 1979) is normally a South Korean celebrity and professional photographer. She initial became known outside Korea on her behalf roles being a politics activist in Recreation area Chan-wook’s Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), archer Recreation area Nam-joo in Bong Joon-ho’s The Host (2006), so that as an inflatable sex doll-come-to-life in Hirokazu Koreeda’s Surroundings Doll (2009). She’s had English-speaking assignments in the Wachowski movies Cloud Atlas (2012) and Jupiter Ascending (2015), and it series Feeling8 (2015-present).

Early life

Bae was created in Seoul, South Korea. Developing up, Bae would adhere to her mom, Kim Hwa-young, a stage celebrity in Korea, across the theatre and rehearsal halls, learning lines of dialogue as she proceeded to go along. This didn't initially business lead Bae towards performing, stating: "People might state that since my mom is a theatre acting professional, I became an celebrity. But if you ask me, those encounters probably had the contrary effect. On the other hand, because I noticed many great stars dealing with my mom, I thought this is a job just people with amazing talent could perform."


A Hanyang University college student in 1998, Bae was scouted with a model skill agency while jogging in Seoul. This resulted in modeling clothes for COOLDOG's catalog, and the like. In 1999 she produced the change to performing before completing her research at Hanyang College or university, debuting in it drama School. Later on that yr, she made an appearance as the ghost in The Band Disease, a Korean remake of japan horror film Band.In 2000, director Bong Joon-ho cast her in the film Barking Canines Never Bite on her behalf willingness to accomplish the component without make-up, something additional South Korean actresses were unwilling to accomplish. In Kim So-young's documentary Women's Background Trilogy (2000–2004), Bae mentioned her admiration for veteran South Korean celebrity Yoon Jeong-hee; Yoon came back the compliment, stating "Bae Doo-na has her globe." With this same documentary, Bae distributed how her personal most memorable picture had been chased from the homeless guy throughout the house in Barking Canines Under no circumstances Bite. That same yr she offered a risque efficiency (albeit having a body two times for the greater intense moments) in Plum Blossom, and gradually started getting ultimately more work on tv.This was accompanied by two more critical successes, 2001's Look after My Cat, directed by Jeong Jae-eun, and 2002's Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, aimed by Recreation area Chan-wook.2003 was much less kind to Bae, while she found both Tube and Springtime Bears Like flop on the container office. After completing primary photography on Planting season Bears Like, Bae made a decision to take time faraway from film, stating: "I hardly ever lived also once with no anything to accomplish. As soon as a film was provided towards the press, I used to be almost always currently shooting another one [...] I believed without any help: today my first routine is actually over. While I rest just a little, I wanted to produce a fresh new begin."During her hiatus in the silver screen, Bae used photography, a lot of which may be noticed between her official blog page and her released photo-essay books. She also continuing to focus on Television, starring in Nation Princess and Rosemary. Bae finally stepped onto a movie theater stage in 2004, for the production of Weekend Seoul (never to end up being confused using the South Korean film from the same name), a play co-written by Recreation area Chan-wook.In 2005 Bae gave a memorable turn as an exchange pupil who joins a music group in japan film Linda Linda Linda, then played a divorced girl in the experimental omnibus TV series Defeating Heart.She reunited with Bong Joon-ho in 2006's The Web host, which became the highest-grossing film in South Korean container office history. On her behalf role, she been trained in archery for a few months that she was told if she actually wanted, she got enough talent to create it at an beginner level. She after that returned to tv, through the series Someday and How exactly to Meet an ideal Neighbor.After winning accolades for Atmosphere Doll, a 2009 film by Japan director Hirokazu Koreeda about an inflatable sex doll that develops a soul and falls in love, Bae produced back-to-back Television series this year 2010, playing a higher school teacher in Get better at of Research, and a night club singer in weekend drama Gloria.Her 2012 sports activities film AS YOU was predicated on the true tale from the world ping pong tournament held in Chiba, Japan in 1991 where North Korean participant Ri Bun-hui and Southern Korean participant Hyun Jung-hwa overcame their difficulties and came jointly to beat the unbeatable Chinese language group. Bae and co-star Ha Ji-won had been educated by Hyun herself, and Bae discovered to try out left-handed like Ri. Soon after she made a short appearance in the research fiction film Doomsday Publication.Bae made her English-language, Hollywood debut in Cloud Atlas, while Sonmi~451, a clone in dystopian Korea. She also performed the minor functions of Tilda Ewing, the wife of the abolitionist in pre-Civil Battle America, and a Mexican female who crosses pathways with an assassin. Co-directed from the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer, the US$100 million version of David Mitchell's book premiered in the 2012 Toronto International Film Event to divisive evaluations, though Bae's overall performance was unanimously praised by critics.Back Korea, Bae up coming starred in the 2014 film A WOMAN within my Door, directed simply by July Jung and made by Lee Chang-dong. Playing a small-town officer who attempts to save lots of a mysterious youthful lady she suspects is usually a sufferer of domestic assault, Bae stated she was therefore fascinated by the storyplot and emotionally demanding part that she made a decision to celebrity in the film without pay out three hours after reading the script. The film premiered in the El Certain Regard portion of the 2014 Cannes Film Event, and Bae later on won Best Celebrity in the Asian Film Honours.In 2015, she reteamed using the Wachowskis because of their space opera Jupiter Ascending, where she played a little supporting role being a bounty hunter. This is followed by Feeling8, an American research fiction series developed with the Wachowskis (in Bae's third cooperation with them) and co-written by J. Michael Straczynski. About eight strangers from different civilizations and elements of the globe who talk about a violent psychic eyesight and suddenly end up telepathically connected, Feeling8 began loading on Netflix in 2015.She then appeared within a 90-minute web film directed by her older sibling, commercial movie director Bae Doo-han. Entitled Red Carpet Fantasy, it really is a biopic of how Bae imagined becoming an celebrity when she was youthful, and her 20-season acting profession. Commissioned for the 20th wedding anniversary from the Busan International Film Celebration and sponsored by Macintosh Cosmetic makeup products, the film screened on the festival aswell as on Facebook and wire route CGV. Bae also teamed up withBack around the silver screen, Bae starred together with Ha Jung-woo in the success episode film The Tunnel. She after that teamed up with Japanese movie director Shunji Iwai and acting professional Kim Joo-hyuk for the brief film, Chang-ok’s Notice.Bae returned to Korean Television displays in 2017 with secret legal thriller Stranger, taking part in a passionate officer. The series was popular and gained beneficial reviews because of its limited storyline, gripping sequences and solid performances. Bae is defined to appear following in omnibus love film The Passionate and police problem thriller Drug Ruler.



Year Title Part Records 1999 The Band Virus Recreation area Eun-seo 2000 Barking Canines Never Bite Recreation area Hyun-nam Plum Blossom Seo Nam-ok 2001 Look after My Kitty Yoo Tae-hee 2002 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Cha Young-mi Keeping MY HUSBAND Jung Geum-soon 2003 Pipe Song In-kyung Springtime Bears Like Jung Hyun-chae 2005 Linda Linda Linda Child Japanese film Tea Day Sun-hee American brief film 2006 The Host Recreation area Nam-joo 2009 Air flow Doll Nozomi Japanese film 2012 Doomsday Publication Adult Recreation area Min-seo (cameo) section: "Content Birthday" AS YOU Ri Bun-hui Cloud Atlas Sonmi~451 / Sonmi~351 / Tilda Ewing / Megan's mother / Mexican female German / American film 2014 A WOMAN within my Door Lee Young-nam 2015 Jupiter Ascending Razo Hollywood film Crimson Carpet Desire Herself Internet film 2016 The Tunnel Se-hyun 2017 Chang-ok’s Notice Brief film The Passionate 2018 Drug Ruler Kim Jeong-ah

Television series

Year Title Function Network 1998 Angel's Kiss KBS2 1999 College Bae Doo-na KBS1 Advertisement Madness Pyo Roo-na KBS2 2000 Like Tale "Miss Hip-hop and Mr. Rock and roll" Young-yi SBS Appear Back Anger Lee Mi-na KBS2 CRUISE LINER of Like Bae Doo-na KBS2 RNA Recreation area Se-mi KBS2 I WISH TO Keep Viewing You Ham Choon-bong SBS Moms and Sisters Gong Chan-mi MBC 2001 Open up Play Man & Girl "You state it's like, but I believe it's desire" SBS 2003 Nation Princess Lee Eun-hee MBC Rosemary Shin Kyung-soo KBS2 2005 Conquering Center Bae Doo-na MBC 2006 Someday Hana Yamaguchi OCN 2007 How exactly to Meet an ideal Neighbor Jung Yoon-hee SBS 2010 Professional of Research Han Soo-jung KBS2 Gloria Na Jin-jin MBC 2015 - present Feeling8 Sunlight Bak Netflix 2017 Stranger Han Yeo-jin tvN

Music video appearances

Year Song name Designer 2000 "You" Seafood "Party Period" Ray Jay "단" Kim Don-kyoo 2007 "EACH AND EVERY TIME I Take a look at You" Kang Kyun-sung 2009 "Tsumetai Ame" ALL THINGS 2010 "Seesaw" / "Confession" Hot Potato "Heat of Parting" Yoon Jong-shin feat. You Hee-yeol


Year Name Network Records 1999 Music Camp MBC MC Radio TenTen Golf club SBS DJ


Year Title Function Records 2002 Robert Zucco N/A Manufacturer 2004 Weekend Seoul Actress, manufacturer 2008 The Go to N/A Producer


Year Monitor From Recording 2005 リンダ リンダ ("Linda Linda") Linda Linda Linda OST we are PARAN MAUM EP 僕の右手 Boku zero Migite ("My Ideal Hands") 終わらない歌 Owaranai Uta ("CONSTANT Music") 2010 글로리아 ("Gloria") Gloria OST 바보랍니다 ("I'm a Fool") "Prepared to Take flight" (feat. Jung Jae-yun)


Year Name Publisher ISBN 2006 Doona's London Play Flavor Stock ISBN 89-958439-0-X 2007 Doona's Tokyo Play Flavor Stock ISBN 89-958439-5-0 2008 Doona's Seoul Play Chung-Ang Books ISBN 978-89-6188-765-6

Awards and nominations

Year Prize Category Nominated function Result Ref. 1999 KBS Dilemma Awards Greatest New Actress College, Advertisement Madness Won 2000 37th Grand Bell Awards Greatest New Celebrity Barking Dogs Hardly ever Bite Nominated 21st Blue Dragon Film Awards Greatest New Celebrity Won 3rd Director's Cut Awards Greatest New Celebrity Plum Blossom Won KBS Dilemma Awards Reputation Award RNA Won 2001 21st Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Greatest Actress Look after My Kitty Won 9th Chunsa Film Artwork Awards Greatest Celebrity Won 2nd Ladies in Film Korea Awards Greatest Celebrity Won 2002 38th Baeksang Arts Awards Greatest Celebrity (Film) Won 3rd Busan Film Critics Awards Greatest Celebrity Won 23rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Greatest Celebrity Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Nominated 2003 MBC Theatre Awards Excellence Honor, Actress Nation Princess Nominated 2006 27th Blue Dragon Film Honours Greatest Supporting Celebrity The Host Nominated 9th Director's Cut Honours Greatest Performers Honor (ensemble solid) Won 2007 SBS Theatre Awards Excellence Honor, Actress inside a Miniseries How exactly to Meet an ideal Neighbor Nominated 2010 19th Tokyo Sports activities Film Awards Greatest Actress Air flow Doll Won 33rd Japan Academy Reward Greatest Celebrity Nominated 4th Asian Film Honours Greatest Celebrity Nominated 23rd Takasaki Film Event Greatest Celebrity Won MBC Theatre Awards Excellence Honor, Celebrity Gloria Nominated KBS Theatre Awards Netizens' Honor, Actress Expert of Research Nominated Excellence Honor, Actress inside a Miniseries Nominated 2014 30th Golden Rooster and 100 Flowers Awards Greatest Actress inside a Foreign Film A WOMAN within my Door Won 23rd Buil Film Honours Greatest Celebrity Nominated 2015 20th Chunsa Film Artwork Awards Greatest Celebrity Won 9th Asian Film Honours Greatest Celebrity Won 2nd Wildflower Film Honours Greatest Celebrity Nominated 51st Baeksang Arts Honours Greatest Celebrity (Film) Nominated 2016 37th Blue Dragon Film Honours Greatest Supporting Celebrity The Tunnel Nominated Popular Celebrity Honor Won 53rd Grand Bell Honours Greatest Celebrity Nominated 2017 53rd Baeksang Arts Honours Greatest Supporting Celebrity (Film) Nominated 22nd Chunsa Film Artwork Awards Greatest Supporting Celebrity Nominated