Hyun BinKim Tae-pyung (born September 25, 1982), better known as Hyun Bin, is a South Korean actor. He gained widespread recognition for his role in the 2005 romantic comedy TV drama ''My Name is Kim Sam-soon''. Since then, he has appeared in leading roles in other successful television shows, including the romantic fantasy drama ''Secret Garden'' (2010–2011), fantasy drama ''Memories of the Alhambra'' (2018–2019), and romantic drama ''Crash Landing on You'' (2019–2020). Hyun Bin's popularity was further widened by starring in a series of box office hits: the action thriller ''Confidential Assignment'' (2017) and its 2022 sequel, as well as the crime thrillers ''The Swindlers'' (2017) and ''The Negotiation'' (2018). He was Gallup Korea's Television Actor of the Year in 2011. The success of Hyun Bin's works internationally established him as a top Hallyu star. He is among the highest paid and most influential actors in South Korea.
Hyun drew praise from critics for his performance in melodrama film ''Late Autumn'', which was screened at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival. Throughout his television and film career, he has been nominated for several iconic awards, including five at the Baeksang Arts Awards, and won various accolades for his acting recognition, including the Grand Prize (Daesang) for TV at the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards. Provided by Wikipedia