[Interview] 20100222 Now News – ‘Hero’ Ji Chang Wook “I have no role model or ideal type”

“I do not wish to lie to audiences. Pretending to be angry when I’m not, smiling when I’m not enjoying myself… I really do not wish to do that. But that is very difficult.”

Is it his dream to become an actor who does not lie? A rookie actor whom we met at a coffee shop recently revealed a rather unusual acting mindset. But this rookie does not have a role model either. He is none other than Ji Chang Wook who played the role of a reporter with a unique personality in the MBC drama “Hero” that ended last month.

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[Interview] 20090415 10Asia – Ji Chang Wook│My name is..

While Ji Chang Wook is busy protecting his country, we at The Kitchen will be taking a walk down memory lane to translate some of his older interviews that we didn’t manage to cover. Many were published before this site was launched, while there are other recent ones that we may have left out due to a lack of time. In conjunction with his debut anniversary, we thought it would be proper to publish one of Ji Chang Wook’s very first interviews he had with the press when he was just a rookie actor. It’d be fun to see how much he has grown over the years, and how he has still remained quite the same in some aspects. Enjoy the read!

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[Exclusive] Happy 9th debut anniversary to Ji Chang Wook (and lucky draw!)

How time flies!  Another 23 October has come around again for Ji Chang Wook’s debut anniversary!  2017 marks the 9th year since his official debut in the 2008 movie “Sleeping Beauty,” and even though our Soldier Ji is pretty much out of the limelight for another 566 days, 12 hours, 29 minutes and 10 seconds (not like we’re counting or anything…), we here at The Kitchen would be derelict in not acknowledging such a momentous occasion.  So congratulations to Ji Chang Wook for his vast contributions to the entertainment world, and we cannot wait to see you back on our screens after faithfully serving your country.  Salute!

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[Magazine] Woman Sense, September 2017 issue – Ji Chang Wook’s last interview before enlistment

His appearances are not ordinary, but his personality is very ordinary. And that’s why he shines even more. Ji Chang Wook enlisted at the Gangwon Province Cheorwon training institute on 14 August. There are many problems concerning celebrities’ army enlistment these days, yet he enlisted coolly for active duty. We met up with him at a restaurant in Yeouido before he enlisted.

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[Magazine/CF] 1st Look, Volume 141 – Missing You

Ji Chang Wook who is both a “master of action” and “master of kissing”. For a while, we won’t be able to meet this man who channels both masculinity and youthfulness, this man who mesmerises women with his sweet expressions. One day in late summer prior to his enlistment, we have our final chat with Ji Chang Wook on the set of the CF filming for Fossil.

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