Choi Min-sik

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Choi Min-sik (Korean: 최민식; born January 22, 1962) is a South Korean actor. Best known for his role in Oldboy (2003), the performance was critically acclaimed and won him the Best Actor prize at the 40th Baeksang Art Awards, the 24th Blue Dragon Awards, and the 41st Grand Bell Awards. His other notable works include Shiri (1999), Lady Vengeance (2005), I Saw the Devil (2010), Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012), New World (2013) and The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014), which became the highest-grossing film in South Korea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Choi Min-sik has received more than 2,353,708 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Choi Min-sik is the 1,704th most popular actor (up from 2,559th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 149th in 2019) and the 8th most popular South Korean Actor.

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  • 2.4M

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  • 55.34

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  • 28

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  • 5.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Choi Min-sik ranks 1,704 out of 13,578Before him are Tate Donovan, Mario Brega, Ralph Macchio, Sofiko Chiaureli, Vladimir Menshov, and Jason Miller. After him are Vic Morrow, Aleksey Batalov, James Cosmo, Mirtha Legrand, Shintaro Katsu, and Ruan Lingyu.

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Among people born in 1962, Choi Min-sik ranks 83Before him are Takashi Murakami, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Stefan Hell, James Kottak, Stefan Kuntz, and Sebastian Koch. After him are Manuel Valls, Harlan Coben, Andre Braugher, Marie Trintignant, Marty Friedman, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Choi Min-sik ranks 118 out of 1,128Before him are Kim Seong-su (1891), Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (1943), Goh Kun (1938), IU (1993), Lee Young-ae (1971), and Pak Song-chol (1913). After him are Lyuh Woon-hyung (1886), Song Kang-ho (1967), Kim Hae-sook (1955), Sin Yun-bok (1758), Lee Dong-wook (1981), and Myung-whun Chung (1953).

Among ACTORS In South Korea

Among actors born in South Korea, Choi Min-sik ranks 8Before him are Lee Sun-kyun (1975), Ma Dong-seok (1971), Lee Byung-hun (1970), Lee Min-ho (1987), Choi Eun-hee (1926), and Lee Young-ae (1971). After him are Song Kang-ho (1967), Kim Hae-sook (1955), Lee Dong-wook (1981), Kim Hye-ja (1941), Song Joong-ki (1985), and Hyun Bin (1982).

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