Kim Bum 김범

Kim Bum

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Last Name:
Kim
First Name:
Bum
English Name:
Ethnic Name:
김범
Ethnicity:
Korean
Date of Birth:
July 07, 1989
Place of Birth:
Height:
179cm
Weight:
62kg
Blood Type:
Profession:
actor
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Biography

Kim Bum is the popular star of numerous Korean television series and dramas, as well as several feature-length films. His best known role is as So Yi Jung in Boys Over Flowers. Winner of the Netizen Popularity Award at the 2008 Korean Drama Festival, Kim Bum was born on July 7, 1989, and was educated at Jungang University. Having set his sights on an acting career while still a young school boy, Kim regularly attended auditions and took acting classes. However, it was not until he joined the “Survival Star Audition” that his hard work finally paid off. He placed 8th in a field of hundreds, but because he was only 17, in a program aimed at actors in their 20’s, he could not proceed in the competition. “Survival Star Audition” opened many opportunities for Kim, and he began receiving multiple television series roles and his popularity soared. Although continually the object of much internet and magazine gossip, Kim Bum continues to ascend as a South Korean star, while remaining firmly planted in his roots.

Kim Bum plays So Yi Jung (Sojiroh Nishikado), one of the Korean F4 members in "Boys Over Flowers", the Korean remake of Japanese manga "Hana Yori Dango". Kim Bum showed his acting chops playing the young Lee Dong Chul in "East of Eden" and is one of South Korea's rising male stars to be watched.


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Filmography

That Winter, the Wind Blows 2013 as Park Jin Sung (Korean Dramas)

The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry 2010 (Korean Dramas)

Dream 2009 as Lee Jang Suk (Korean Dramas)

East of Eden 2008 as Lee Dong Chul (15 years old) (Korean Dramas)

Boys Over Flowers 2008 as So Yi Jung (Sojiroh Nishikado) (Korean Dramas)

Outrageous Women 2006 as Joon (Korean Dramas)



Kim Bum News:

Kim Bum Is Lean, Mean And Ready For Revenge In "Hidden Identity"
KDramaStars - Jun 15, 2015

Kim Bum will show viewers a different side of himself in his new tVN drama, "Hidden Identity." He plays a former SWAT and SEAL member who joined an undercover investigative team. His character is lean, mean and ready to exact revenge. Like Us on ...


Kim Bum is a sexy mustached action star in preview for 'Hidden Identity'
allkpop - Jun 5, 2015

In this preview for the first episode on June 16, Kim Bum shows off his leaner figure, which he already talked about in a press conference, and his new action skills, showing that somehow, even though people thought it possible, he got even sexier.


Kim Bum is brooding for 'Singles' + reveals how much weight he lost for his ...
allkpop - Jun 23, 2015

Actor Kim Bum is deep in thought with his charismatic face in his latest photoshoot with 'Singles'. There's so much emotion in his eyes in this classy black-and-white photoshoot. It looks as if he's taken on an acting role for this magazine photoshoot ...


Five Reasons To Watch 'Hidden Identity'
KDramaStars - Jun 19, 2015

Kim Bum delivers a stellar performance in the tvN action thriller, "Hidden Identity." He portrays Cha Gun Woo, an undercover cop, who is plagued by memories of his deceased partner. He faces suspension and discipline after he seeks revenge against the ...


Kim Bum, Park Min-young allure in 'wedding' themed photoshoot
The Korea Herald - Jun 22, 2015

An old photoshoot published in a fashion magazine featuring actors Kim Bum and Min-young as wedding crashers is drawing attention, as Kim's new action TV drama recently took to the air. Kim stars in the TV drama “Hidden Identity,” which premiered last ...


K-Drama Stars Who Celebrate Birthdays In July
KDramaStars - Jul 1, 2015

July 7: Kim Bum made his drama comeback this year with a role in the crime thriller "Hidden Identity." The lean, mean detective he plays in this drama seems years older than the characters he played in previous dramas, such as "The Woman Who Still ...


Kim Kardashian's bum is being used to make you care about serious news
The Vine - Jun 11, 2015

... each photo to read the story, with articles drawn from valued and respected sites like the New York Times, The Telegraph, CNN and the BBC. Take a look here at a few of the articles and photos, and be amazed at just how much text you can fit on Kim ...


Kim Bum Undergoes Drastic Weight Loss For 'Hidden Identity'
KDramaStars - Jun 4, 2015

On June 3, Kim Bum attended a press conference for his upcoming tvN crime drama, "Hidden Identity." Reporters were surprised by his thinner appearance, which was the result of 31 lbs. (14 kg) of weight loss. The 25-year-old star endured drastic weight ...


Kim Bum Returns To K-Dramas As A Homicide Detective
KDramaStars - Mar 24, 2015

Kim Bum's last drama was the saeguk "Goddess of Fire: Jeonji" with co-stars Moon Geun Young and Lee Sang Yoon. Before that he appeared in "That Winter The Wind Blows" with Jo In Sung and Song Hye Kyo." He is best known for his roles in the dramas ...


Kim Bum shocks with his new lean look at 'Hidden Identity' drama press ...
allkpop - Jun 3, 2015

As you can see in the photos above, Kim Bum made quite a transformation from before (right photo) getting ready for the drama and after (left photo). At the press conference, he revealed that he actually lost almost 31 pounds (14 kg) to fit his ...


Editor's Letter: Women =... 10:40AM
Glamour.com - Jul 2, 2015

And then - eat your heart out, Kim's bum - a new internet meltdown moment was born. Amy Schumer was already on her way to becoming a new comedy legend, and she cemented the title at the GLAMOUR Awards. Even if you've already seen it, look again.


Kim Bum's Film Was Shown At The Beijing Film Festival
KDramaStars - Apr 22, 2015

Kim Bum already had a fan following in China due to his roles in such k-dramas as "Boys Over Flowers," "Padam Padam" and "That Winter The Wind Blows." But "The Micro Era Of Love" further improved his visibility among younger audiences. As a result of ...


The Kardashians and plastic surgery: From Kim's 'bum implants' to Kendall's ...
mirror.co.uk - May 7, 2015

The Kardashians and plastic surgery: From Kim's 'bum implants' to Kendall's 'nose job' -full rumour roundup. 11:49, 7 May 2015; By Katy Forrester. The famous family have had more work done than we've had hot dinners but are all of the rumours true?


Daum Kakao, Amore Pacific to Turn Jeju Island into Northeast Asian Startup Hub
BusinessKorea - Jun 29, 2015

President Park Geun-hye listens to Daum Kakao board Chairman Kim Bum-soo's explanation about how to support traditional markets based on information and communications technology at Jeju Island on June 26. SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA. 29 June 2015 ...


Ask a North Korean: do you love K-pop too?
The Guardian - Jun 18, 2015

... social capital – to watch them in secret. When it comes to the music featured in K-dramas, songs like Kal-muri by the famous trot singer Na Hoon-a are particularly popular. But North Korean teens prefer the catchy Bogoshipda (I Miss You) by Kim Bum ...


Five Dramas That Feature Female Law Enforcers
KDramaStars - Jun 18, 2015

She's a member of the underground team that Park Sung Woong and Kim Bum belong to. She employs her background in psychology to profile criminals and analyze their actions. She also gets to take undercover jobs, which she does in a calm and collected ...


Filming Has Started For D.O. and Kim So Hyun's 'Pure Love'
KDramaStars - Jun 25, 2015

Kdramastars Awards: And The Winner Is? Read More. Drama Stories: Yoo Yeon Seok and Kang So Ra grow closer on 'Warm and Cozy.' Yoo Yeon Seok And Kang So Ra Venture Towards A Happy Ending In 'Warm And Cozy' Read More. Celebs: Kim Bum ...


Cosmetics, web giants get creative in Jeju initiative
Korea JoongAng Daily - Jun 26, 2015

President Park Geun-hye and some 150 people, including DaumKakao Chairman Kim Bum-soo, AmorePacific CEO Seo Kyung-bae and Jeju Gov. Won Hee-ryong, attended the opening ceremony of Jeju Creative Economy Innovation Center on Friday.


Ladies' Code Announce Details For Memorial Concert Honoring EunB And RiSe
KpopStarz - Jun 24, 2015

Joining remaining members Ashley, Sojung, and Zuny for the concert are fellow Polaris Entertainment artists such as YDG, Ivy, Rumble Fish, Sun Woo, Kim Bum Soo, and Han Hee Jun. As for why the memorial concert is being help in Japan, the agency ...


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