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Shin Seong-il

Born in occupied Korea, Kang Shin-yeong attended Geonguk University, majoring in Korean Literature. He made his film debut in director Shin Sang-ok's Romance Papa in 1960 and has appeared in more than 500 movies since then. In his debut film, director Shin suggested the name Kang Shin-sung-il but that was subsequently shortened to simply Shin Sung-il which he used for his entire professional career. He has won several awards for best actor or best supporting actor for films such as Gajeong gyosa (1963) and Dalbit sanyang gun (1986). In 1979, he became the chairman of the Korean Actors League and held the position for several consecutive terms. After a long career as an actor and having directed and even produced, Shin Sung-il has retired from the film industry in favor of pursuing a career in politics. He was elected to the National Assembly where he remains to this day.


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Born:
May 8, 1937 In Taegu, Korea
Movie/TV Credits:
75
First Appeared:
Movie Door to the Night 2013-11-06
Latest Project:
In the movie Romance Papa 1960-01-28
Known For
Poster of A Misty Grassland
Poster of Tyrant Yeonsan
Poster of Prince Yeonsan
Poster of Under Heaven in Seoul
Filmography
Movie Door to the Night Unknown
Movie Typhoon President
Movie Who Saw The Dragon's Toenail? Unknown
Movie Mayumi: Virgin Terrorist Investigator Lee
Movie Watercolors in Rain Yang-boo
Movie Holy Night Unknown
Movie Moonlight Hunter Unknown
Movie Gilsoddeum
Movie The Oldest Son Lee Tae-yeong
Movie Mother
Movie Free Woman Unknown
Movie Temptation Unknown
Movie Come Down to a Lower Place Ahn Shin-sam
Movie Ban Geum-ryeon Unknown
Movie A Man Who Died Daily Unknown
Movie Under an Umbrella Unknown
Movie Love's Condition Unknown
Movie Heavenly Home Coming of Stars Part II Unknown
Movie Night Journey Unknown
Movie Japanese Invasion in the Year of Imjin and Gye Wol-hyang Unknown
Movie Winter Woman Heo Min
Movie Blood Relations Unknown
Movie Ascetic Unknown
Movie My Hometown Min Jun-tae
Movie You Become a Star, Too Unknown
Movie Bird of Paradise Unknown
Movie Heavenly Homecoming to Stars Unknown
Movie Wildflowers on the Battleground Unknown
Movie Lost Love Unknown
Movie Farewell Unknown
Movie Is Your Husband Like This Too? Unknown
Movie The Midnight Sun
Movie Two Sons Unknown
Movie Mi-ae Unknown
Movie Until That Day Unknown
Movie Empty Heart Unknown
Movie Starting Point Unknown
Movie Desire Unknown
Movie A Day Off Huh-wook
Movie Femme Fatale, Jang Hee Bin King Sukjong
Movie Legends Unknown
Movie Woman Unknown
Movie The General's Mustache Kim Chul-hoon
Movie Herb of Desire Unknown
Movie The Eunuch Jung-ho
Movie Correspondent in Tokyo Unknown
Movie Sound of Magpies Unknown
Movie Mist Unknown
Movie Why a Cuckoo Cries Unknown
Movie Stroller Unknown
Movie The Starting Point Unknown
Movie The White Crow Unknown
Movie A Misty Grassland Unknown
Movie The Three Hen-pecked Generations Unknown
Movie A Full Danger Unknown
Movie Horse-year Bride Unknown
Movie An Early Rain Cheol
Movie A Student Boarder Park In-seok / Kang Min-gu
Movie Dangerous Youth Unknown
Movie I Am a King Young-chul
Movie Gunsmoke Jin-woo
Movie Late Autumn Unknown
Movie An Empty Dream The male patient
Movie The Heir Unknown
Movie The Lost Sun Unknown
Movie The Continental Spy Unknown
Movie Barefooted Youth Jo Doo-soo
Movie Kinship Unknown
Movie Private Tutor Unknown
Movie The Classroom of Youth Unknown
Movie Tyrant Yeonsan Unknown
Movie Prince Yeonsan Unknown
Movie Under Heaven in Seoul Unknown
Movie Madam White Snake Seon Heo
Movie Romance Papa Unknown