Kang Ji-hwan is a South Korean actor who shot to fame with Be Strong, Geum-soon! (2005) which increased his pan-Asian popularity. He also made his big screen debut with the independent film Host and Guest which traveled the international film festival circuit. Kang won 4 Best New Actor awards iin 2009 in 45th Baeksang Arts Awards, 10th Busan Film Critics Awards, 46th Grand Bell Awards and 5th University Film Festival of Korea.
Jo Tae-gyu began his career in musical theatre in 2001 with the Korean stagings of popular musicals The Rocky Horror Show and Grease. He appeared in small roles on television from 2003 to 2004.
Kang does not say much about his personal life.