Sang-ho Yeon

About Sang-ho Yeon

Who is it?: Director, Writer, Producer
Birth Day: December 29, 1971
Other names: Sang-hyun-son Um-oppa Luke/Luke Um
Education: Chung-Ang University Theatre and Film
Occupation: Voice actor
Years active: 1998–present
Hangul: 엄상현
Hanja: 嚴祥鉉
Revised Romanization: Eom Sang-hyeon
McCune–Reischauer: Ŏm Sanghyŏn
Website: Official fan club (in Korean) Official Twitter

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Sang-ho Yeon was bornon December 29, 1971, is Director, Writer, Producer. Yeon Sang-Ho is a South Korean director, and a screen writer, he was born in Seoul in 1978. He is graduated from Sangmyung University with a degree of Western Painting. He directed few short films as well Megalomania of D in 1997, followed by D-Day in 2000 and The Hell in 2003, then set up his own production house Studio Dadashow in 2004. Yeon Sang Ho known for directing a animated film such as The King of Pigs, The Window, The Fake, and his latest animated film is in 2016 called Seoul Station. Yeon Sang-Ho raise to prominence in 2016 after releasing his first live action movie in Cannes Film Festival 2016, his first live action movie is Train to Busan, that starring Gong Yoo, Jung Yumi, Ma Dong Seok, Choi Woo-shik, Ahn So-hee, and Kim Su-an. The movie is the sequel of his animated film Seoul Station, and both releasing in 2016, the movie gained a lot of attention from South Korea, and internationally, because he choose the genre that not a lot of South Korean director choose which is the zombie flick. The movie was screened at the Midnight Screening at Cannes Festival, the movie was rumored to be remake with by the Hollywood production, Train to Busan is the first South Korean movie that gained 10 millions theatergoers in South Korea, and the number is still counting. Yeon Sang-Ho sometimes created his movie based on his own personal life as well. For example the The King of Pigs, he said that he was inspired by his own life experience, and he cried during the writing time of the script, The Window is based on his life during his mandatory military service.
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Biography/Timeline

1998

Um began his career by joining Educational Broadcasting System's voice acting division in 1998. Before making his debut as a voice actor, he used to work in theaters, including performing his roles as a Japanese assassinator and a royal servant in a 1997 South Korean musical The Last Empress, and working as the assistant Director for South Korean musicals Gaeddongi and Moskito the same year. In 1992, he also appeared in a South Korean independent film Opening the Closed School Gates.

2001

After his exclusive work at EBS, Um has been a freelancer since 2001. In the early 2000s, he came to prominence after voicing Kira Yamato on the Korean dub of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED. Since then, Um has dubbed a number of television animation series such as Chrono Crusade, Digimon Frontier, Fullmetal Alchemist, InuYasha, and School Rumble. As a result of his popularity among children audiences, the voice actor won a 2012 Nickelodeon Korea Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie (known as Best Voice Actor/Actress in South Korea). He became the recipient of the award for his role as Po in Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, gaining 3,121 votes, which is about 38% of the entire poll.