, in the past year, has become a household name in Korea. The 29-year-old model-turned-actor was born in Michigan, of a Korean-American mother and a British-American father. After moving to New York City, Henney appeared in Off Broadway shows and studied acting at the Deena Levy Theater.
It was his role as Henry Kim in My Lovely Samsoon that left a lasting impression on the Korean entertainment industry. Henney had a role in a TV drama produced by acclaimed director SukHo Yoon of the Four Seasons series, before he moved on to the big screen. He went on to complete his first romantic comedy, Seducing Mr. Robin, in 2006. A year later, he starred in the film, My Father, for which he became the first actor not born in Korea to sweep all of that country's major cinema awards in the best new actor category.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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