Sunday, June 15, 2014
Stardom is a tricky thing in any big industry. Depending on where it places its importance, there are different requirements for creating a star. Some actors work hard to get there, some go by popularity alone and without their skills necessarily being worth their success. But as important as all types of stars are, they would not matter without all of the supporting actors that enrich the world of each work. Jo Hee-bong is one of those actors.
Jo has not had a very long career, making his movie debut with 'Singles' in 2003 and drama debut with 'Hong Gil Dong' in 2008, but he has certainly had a packed one. For actors who mostly play secondary or supporting characters, volume is the way to make a living, with main roles and choice for them being limited. However, he has often been in the main cast, which has given him the opportunity for exposure and trying out interesting characters the writing is also focused on aside from its leads.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Actor Spotlight] Jo Hee-bong.