South Korean actor and TV host who starred as Noh in the 2006 film Puzzle and appeared as Charlie in the TV series Sad Love Story in 2005. He's also the owner of nine restaurants in Itaewon.
He started his career as a model before making his TV debut as a reporter for Live TV Information Center in 1994.
He was named Time magazine's Asian Hero after joining the Democratic Labor Party in 2004.
His parents are Hong Seok-ki and Kim Sun-gyeom. He has a sister named Hong Eun-sil.