Moon Geun Young Celebrates 30th Birthday and Fully Leaves Child Actress Image Behind

It’s birthday time and this one is a combination of my favorite and a big day. K-actress Moon Geun Young celebrated her 30th birthday on May 6th, a Taurus who was born on this day in 1987. Moon Geun Young is ostensibly Hallyu drama’s first child actor star, setting the stage in the childhood portion of weepy fauxcest K-drama Autumn in My Heart so memorably that it kept viewers riveted for the adult portion with less impressive acting to come. She’s parlayed that one role into a full fledged acting career spanning dramas and movies equally, along the way winning the SBS Daesang and the Baeksang Arts Award Best Actress for her role in sageuk Painter of the Wind. She’s culturally 31 years old in Korean age but still has her immensely recognizable baby face minus the baby cheeks. She hasn’t selected any hit projects in quite a few years but there’s always the next big one to work towards, and for now I just want her to fully recover from the recent health scare and her career will be just fine. Continue reading

Joo Won Takes Home the Daesang for Yongpal at the 2015 SBS Drama Awards

The SBS 2015 Drama Awards wraps up the trio of year end big K-drama awards shows, and while network was the overall ratings winner for the year the selections for its awards were somewhat underwhelming. Joo Won took home the … Continue reading