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BIO: Jun Ji Hyun is a popular South Korean actress who is most well known for her roles in the comedy film “My Sassy Girl” (2001) and the television drama “My Love From the Star” (2013). Born on October 30, 1981, as Wang Ji Hyun, she took the stage name of Jun Ji Hyun in 1997 when she began her career as a model. She became a popular sensation in 1999 when she was featured in a commercial for Samsung. She then branched out into acting with the 2000 film “Il Mare” and “My Sassy Girl,” for which she won Best Actress at the 2002 Grand Bell Awards. On April 13, 2012, Jun Ji Hyun married businessman Choi Joon Hyuk, who is the son of fashion designer Lee Jung Woo and grandson of the famous hanbok designer Lee Young Hee.
FUN FACT: Jun Ji Hyun debuted at age 16 as a model for Ecole Magazine.