Bong Joon-ho


Birthday September 14, 1969

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace South Korea

Age 54 years old

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Korean film director who won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his 2019 film Parasite. His other well known films include The Host, Okja and Mother. 

Before Fame

He majored in Sociology at Yonsei University and was a member of the film club there.


He won a Korean Film Award for Best Director for The Host.

Family Life

His family was replete with artists, including his grandfather who was a noted author.

Associated With

He and Michel Gondry both directed a segment of the film Tokyo!