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Shim Hyung-rae (심형래)

Male - 1958/01/03

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SHIM was born in 1958. He made his debut as a comedian in 1982 with the Korea Broadcasting Service and won the KBS Best Comedian of the Year Award in 1988. In 1990, he received the KBS Performer of the Year Award, with over 90 motion picture appearances and as a producer. In 1993, he established Younggu Art(Zeronine Entertainment) and released < Younggu and Dinosaur ZuZu > as director and lead actor. he directed eight films from 1994 to 1999 and starred in most of them. He was given the New Intellectual Award for being 'a model for the new millenium' in 1999, and the same year Asiaweek selected him as a Leader of the Millenium Society and Culture.

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  • Jang-Odagiri film set for release in Japan

    2011/01/20, Source,
    Jang Dong-gun, left, and Joe Odagiri in a scene from "My Way" By Lee Hyo-won "My Way", starring Korean superstar Jang Dong-gun and Japanese heartthrob Joe Odagiri, will be released simultaneously in Korea and Japan this year, the film's local distributors CJ Entertainment and SK Telecom announced Tuesday. The film is set to make a wide release in more than 250 theaters in the neighboring Asian countries via Doei Entertainment and CJ Entertainment Japan,...More
  • Stoic anchors loosen up to lure viewers

    2011/01/19, Source,
    Choi Il-gu, left, and Bae Hyun-jin appear in this undated publicity photo for MBC. Choi, who is famous for his critical commentary of government policies and politicians, has veered away from the stoic delivery of most television news anchors and taken a more casual approach. His efforts are part of a broader attempt by news-program producers to boost their ratings in the face of an increasingly competitive environment and lack of interest in television news. Provided by MBC News anchors in Korea are infamous for their rigid facial expressions, regardless of whether they are delivering tragic news or introducing a human interest story. But with growing competition in television news, networks are encouraging anchors to loosen up their delivery in the face of falling ratings and lack of interest in television news,...More
  • Did you know that the director of "The Last Godfather" was a famous comedian in Korea?!

    2011/01/08, Source,
    Shim Hyung-rae playing Young-gu in 1983 Korean director Shim Hyung-rae's new movie "The Last Godfather" came out in Korea on 12/29. Within the first week, it ranked in thefirst place in the box office in Korea. It seems like the reason for this result is because the Director Shim himself played a main character Young-gu, in the movie. Actually the Character Young-gu is considered as director Shim's mascot since 1986, when he was a comedian instead of director,...More
  • Cheers and jeers greet iconic character

    2011/01/06, Source,
    Shim Hyung-rae's iconic character Young-gu is the secret son of a New York mafia boss in "The Last Godfather", which has held the top spot at the box office in its second week. Provided by CJ Entertainment Every Korean kid in the 1980s and 90s grew up watching Young-gu, a now-legendary fool with a trademark bald spot and runny nose who always tripped and stumbled. And in a tumultuous era when the nation was under military rule, the character provided relief from the daily stresses of life for all generations of television viewers. Young-gu was such a strong part of the Korean consciousness that when Shim Hyung-rae, the comedian who plays him, pursued a career as a director, he had to fight back a wave of doubt from fans and colleagues alike,...More
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Music Video 'Bingle Bingle' by the Cast

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