Hyun Bin, born Kim Tae Pyung in Seoul, is a South Korean actor. His first film was “Shower” in 2002, but it was not released due to lack of funding, Hyun eventually made his debut in 2003 with the television series “Bodyguard”, followed by roles in the sitcom “Nonstop 4” and quirky drama “Ireland”.
Hyun Bin first gained wide recognition for his role in the 2005 romantic comedy television drama “My Name is Kim Sam-soon”. Hyun Bin drew praise from critics for his performance in the melodrama film “Late Autumn”, which was screened at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival. Throughout his career, he has been nominated for many awards, including five at the Baeksang Arts Awards, and won various acting recognition, including the Grand Prize (Daesang) for TV at the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards.
Hyun Bin is in a relationship with actress Son Ye Jin, his co-star in “The Negotiation” and “Crash Landing on You”.