[Profile] SBS’ Running Man

 

Running Man

It’s a Korean Variety Show. First aired on July 11, 2010. This show is classified as an “urban action variety”; a never-before-seen new genre of variety shows. The MCs and guests complete missions in a landmark to win the race.

Ji Suk Jin

지석진

Nickname: Big Nose Hyung/Sunflower/Impala/Race Starter

Birth Date:  February 10, 1966

Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
Occupation: MC/Comedian
Debut: Year 1992 with the Single ‘Smile in the Gloomy Afternoon’

Ji Suk Jin’s Filmography:

Television

  • 2003: KBS2 Sunday is 101%
  • 2006: KBS2 Happy Sunday: Heroine 6/Heroines 5, High Five
  • 2006–2010: KBS2 Star Golden Bell
  • 2007: SBS Truth Game
  • 2008: KBS2 Cider
  • 2010–present: SBS Running Man
  • 2011–present: MBC Death Camp 24 Hours
  • 2012–present: MBC Survival King

Yoo Jae Suk

유재석

Nickname: Yu-ruce Willis/Yu-hyuk/Yu-mes bond/Grasshopper
Birth Date: August 14, 1972

Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
Occupation: MC/Comedian
Debut: Year 1991 at the 1st KBS College Comedy Festival

Yoo Jae Suk’s Discography:

Singles

  • 2006 “All You Need Is Love” – with Infinite Challenge members
  • 2007 “If I Do It or Not” (하나마나송) – with No Hongchul
  • 2007 “Fascination of Samba” (삼바의 매력)- a part of Infinite Challenge Song Festival (강변북로 가요제)
  • 2009 “The Family’s Day” (패밀리의 하루) – with Family Outing members
  • 2009 “Let’s Dance” – a part of Infinite Challenge Olympic Road Duet Song Festival with Tiger JK, Tasha (올림픽대로 듀엣 가요제)
  • 2011 “Apgujeong Nallari” (압구정 날라리) – a part of Infinite Challenge West Coast Highway Music Festival with Lee Juck
  • 2011 “As I Say” (말하는 대로) – a part of Infinite Challenge West Coast Highway Music Festival with Lee Juck
  • 2012 “Room Nallari” (방구석 날라리) – Sagging Snail (처진달팽이)

Yoo Jae Suk’s Filmography:

Television

  • MBC: Infinite Challenge (무한도전) Host (since 2005.04.23)
  • KBS2: Happy Together Season 3 (해피 투게더 시즌3) Co-Host (since 2007.6.28)
  • SBS: Good Sunday – Running Man (일요일이 좋다 – 런닝맨) Host (since 2010.7.10)
  • MBC: Yoo Jae-seok & Kim Won-hee’s Come to Play (유재석 김원희의 놀러와) Co-Host (2004-2012)
  • SBS: Good Sunday – Family Outing (일요일이 좋다 – 패밀리가 떴다 2008.6.15 ~ 2010.2.14) Host
  • SBS: Good Sunday – Miracle Contestant (일요일이 좋다 – 기적의 승부사 2007.11.11 ~ 2008.2.3)
  • SBS: Good Sunday – Old TV (일요일이 좋다 – 옛날TV, 2007.6.17 ~ 2007.11.04) Host-in-chief
  • SBS: Good Sunday – Haja Go! (Let’s Do It!) (일요일이 좋다 – 하자고! 2007.4.15 ~ 2007.6.10) Host-in-chief
  • SBS: Yoo Jae-seok’s Truth Game (유재석의 진실 게임 2005 ~ 2007) Host
  • SBS: Real Situation Saturday/Good Sunday – X-Man (실제상황! 토요일/일요일이 좋다 – X맨 2003.11.8 ~ 2006.10.29) Host-in-chief
  • KBS2: Happy Together Friends (해피 투게더 프렌즈 2005.5.5 ~ 2007.6.21) Co-Host
  • SBS: Good Sunday – New X-Man (일요일이 좋다 – 뉴 X맨 2006.11.5 ~ 2007.4.8) Host-in-chief
  • KBS2: Happy Together – Tray Singing Room (Karaoke) (해피 투게더 – 쟁반 노래방 2004 ~ 2005) Co-Host
  • KBS: Dangerous Invitation (위험한 초대 2003) Co-Host
  • MBC: ! Exclamation Mark – Read a Book! Book! Book! (!느낌표 – 책!책!책을 읽읍시다!) Co-Host
  • KBS2: Super TV Enjoy Sunday – Host Big Match (슈퍼TV 일요일은 즐거워 – MC 대격돌) Co-Host
  • MBC: Achievable Saturday – Star Survival Donggeodongrak (Live and Fun Together) (목표달성 토요일 – 스타 서바이벌 동거동락 2000–2001) Host

Dramas

  • 2000–01 KBS Great Friends
  • 2008 MBC Lee-San – cameo
  • 2009 MBC The Queen of Assistance – interviewee/new employee of Queens Food (cameo)

Movies

  • 1994 Tyranno’s Toenail
  • 2008 Bee Movie (Korean dubbing as Barry B. Benson)
  • 2009 White Tuft, the Little Beaver (Korean dubbing as narration & Owl)

Music Videos

  • 2004 Shinnago (신나고) – “Cause’ You’re Pretty” (이쁘니까)
  • 2005 Kang Ho-Dong’s carol album Oh Happy Day – “Look Out the Window”
  • 2009 Future Liger (project group w/ Tiger JK, Tasha) – “Let’s Dance”
  • 2012 Sagging Snail (처진 달팽이) – “Room Nallari” (방구석 날라리)
  • 2012 PSY (싸이) – “Gangnam Style” (강남스타일)

Kim Jong Kook

김종국

Nickname: Sparta-kook/Commader/Kookie/Tiger/Coach Kook
Birth Date: April 25, 1977

Birth Place: Hapcheon, South Korea

Religion: Buddhist
Occupation: Singer

Debut: Year 1995 as a member of the duo ‘Turbo’

Kim Jong Kook’s Discography:

Albums

  • [2001.12.13] Renaissance
  • [2004.06.18] Evolution
  • [2005.07.01] This is me
  • [2006.04.13] Nebeonjjae Pyeonji (네번째 편지; Fourth Letter)
  • [2008.10.22] Here I Am
  • [2010.01.15] Eleventh Story
  • [2012.11.01] Journey Home

Digital Singles

  • [2005.08.22] Jejari Georeum (제자리 걸음; Walking in Place)
  • [2005.12.28] Kim Jong Kook Digital Single (김종국 디지털 싱글)
  • [2006.11.22] Barammanbaramman (바람만바람만; Only the Wind, Only the Wind(Kim Jong Kook & SG Wannabe)
  • [2009.03.05] Haengbokbyeong (행복병; Happy Virus)
  • [2009.04.13] Ttajwo! (따줘; Give Me!)
  • [2012.12.21] 2012 Remake: Hoesang (회상)

Kim Jong Kook’s Filmography:

Television

  • [2001~2003] Dream Team
  • [2004~2006] X-Man
  • [2005~2006] Shootdoli
  • [2005~2006] Real Romance Love Letter
  • [2008~2010] Family Outing
  • [2010] Running Man

Kang Hee Gun

강희건

Stage Name: Gary / 개리

Nickname: Peaceful Gary/Monday Boyfriend/Gae-colas Cage
Date of Birth: February 27, 1978
Occupation: Rapper/Member of Leessang
Debut: Year 1999 with Honey Family’s 1st Album ‘A Man’s Story’

Twitter: @gally5882

Ha Dong Hoon

하동훈

Stage Name: Haha / 하하

Nickname: Haroro/Penguin/Playboy
Birth Date: August 20, 1979

Birth Place: Germany
Occupation: Singer
Debut: Year 2001 with Jikiri’s 1st Album ‘A/K/A Check Up’

Twitter: @Quanninomarley

Haha’s Discography:

Albums

  • [2011.09.14] Quan Ninomarley A.K.A Haha Reggae Wave

Digital Singles

  • [2007.11.30] Neoneun Nae Unmyeong (너는 내 운명)
  • [2008.01.04] 7 Nyeonmaniya (7년만이야) (Wow with Haha, Jilli)
  • [2008.03.07] Geurae Na Norae Motae (그래 나 노래 못해)
  • [2010.05.10] Sulbyeong (술병)
  • [2010.06.11] Sulbyeong (Reggae Ver.) (술병)
  • [2010.10.18] Neoneun Nae Unmyeong 2 (너는 내 운명2)
  • [2011.09.02] How Are You?? Fine Thank You!! (하와유?? 파인 땡큐!!)
  • [2012.01.17] Neo Ttawiga (너 따위가) (Esther & Haha)
  • [2012.01.20] Legends of Valhalla: Thor OST
  • [2012.02.10] Todak Todak
  • [2012.02.28] Sarang (사랑) (Haha & TAW)
  • [2012.06.19] Acacia (아카시아) (TAW & Haha)

Haha’s Filmography:

Television

  • [2005 - Current] Infinity Challenge
  • [2006] Music Bank
  • [2007] Old TV
  • [2007] Haja! Go
  • [2010] Haha Mong Show
  • [2010 - Current] Running Man

Movies

  • [2005] Love in Magic
  • [2006] My Boss, My Hero 2
  • [2006] Holy Daddy
  • [2006] Sexy Teacher
  • [2007] The Friends

Dramas

  • [2002] Nonstop 3
  • [2005] Sad Love Song
  • [2007] Yi San (cameo)

Cheon Sung Im

천성임

Stage Name: Song Ji Hyo / 송지효

Nickname: Ace Jihyo/Song Ji-yok/Mung Ji Hyo/Monday Girlfriend
Birth Date: August 15, 1981

Birth Place: Pohang, North Gyeongsang,South Korea
Occupation: Actress/Model
Debut: Year 2001 at the Kiki Fashion Model

Song Ji Hyo’s Filmography:

Dramas

  • [2006] Princess Hours
  • [2007] Jumong
  • [2011] Detective in Trouble
  • [2011] GyeBaek

Movies

  • [2003] Wishing Stairs
  • [2004] Some
  • [2006] Yoga Class
  • [2007] Sex is Zero 2
  • [2008] A Frozen Flower
  • [2011] Late Blossom
  • [2012] Jackal is Coming

Music Videos

  • 2001 – “And I Love You” by Lee Soo-Young
  • 2004 – “Just Say Goodbye” by JTL
  • 2006 – “믿을수없는말” by Stay
  • 2010 – “Don’t Listen To This Song” by Young Jee
  • 2011 – “Not At All” by Young Jee
  • 2011 – “In Heaven” by JYJ

Lee Kwang Soo

이광수

Nickname: Framer/Kwang-vatar/Giraffe/Icon of Betrayal
Date of Birth: July 14, 1985
Occupation: Actor/Model
Debut: Year 2008 with MBC’s ‘That Person is Coming’

Twitter: @masijacoke85

Lee Kwang Soo’s Filmography:

Movies

  • [2011] Battlefield Heroes
  • [2012] Wonderful Radio
  • [2012] The Scent
  • [2012] All About My Wife
  • [2012] My Little Hero

Dramas

  • [2008] The Scale of Providence
  • [2008-2009] Here He Comes
  • [2009-2010] High Kick Through The Roof
  • [2010] Dong Yi
  • [2011] City Hunter
  • [2012] Innocent Man

Music Videos

  • 2011 – 격산타우 Kyuksantawoo by LeeSsang
  • 2012 – “Busan Vacance” by Skull & HaHa

OLD MEMBERS:

Song Joong Ki

송중기

Nickname: Flower Boy Joong-ki/Brain Joong-ki
Date of Birth: September 19, 1985

Birth Place: Daejeon, South Korea
Occupation: Actor
Debut: Year 2008 with the Movie ‘A Frozen Flower’

- He left Running Man on Episode 42 to focus on his acting career.

Song Joong Ki’s Filmography:

Dramas

  • [2008] Love Racing
  • [2008] My Precious Child
  • [2009] Triple
  • [2009] My Fair Lady
  • [2009] Will It Snow For Christmas?
  • [2010] OB/GYN Doctors
  • [2010] Sungkyunkwan Scandal
  • [2011] Deep Rooted Tree
  • [2012] Innocent Man

Movies

  • [2008] A Frozen Flower
  • [2009] Five Sense of Eros
  • [2009] The Case of Itaewon Homicide
  • [2010] Hearty Paws 2
  • [2011] Penny Pinchers
  • [2011] Rho
  • [2012] The Grand Heist
  • [2012] The Warewolf Boy

After School Member Lizzy

- She left the show at Episode 26 because of After School activities

RELATIONSHIPS:

* Kim Jong Kook and his two Kids [Kim Jong Kook, Haha and Gary]
-Often found in the same team, Ha-ha and Gary often appear afraid and are usually under the control of the bad tempered Kim Jong-kook.

* Monday Couple [Ji Hyo and Gary]
-The scandalous couple of the show, they show interest in each other on Mondays, the day Running Man is recorded.

* Song-Song Couple, Song-Song Siblings [Ji Hyo and Joong Ki]
-This relation officially appeared in episode 23, however, the couple’s loveline has attracted a lot of viewers’ attention since episode 15. They have evolved into a sibling-like relationship.

* Same-aged Friends [Kwang-soo and Joong Ki]
-Lee Kwang-su claims to be close friends with Song Joong-ki due to their same age (26), but Song Joong-ki often denies their close friendship, leaving Kwang-su appearing depressed.

* Jail Regulars Trio [Jae Suk, Suk Jin and Kwang-soo]
-This trio is often caught the earliest during Bells Hide and Seek, and meet each other at the jail.

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