Jeon Hae-rim, better known by her stage name Ha Ji-won, is aa South Korean actress who is best known amongst international viewers for playing the role Gil Ra-im in SBS's romantic comedy Secret Garden (2011) and the role Empress Ki in MBC'shistorical drama Empress Ki (2013). She is famous for her versatility in playing roles in various genres such as action, comedy, drama, and sports. She has won various awards such as Best Actress in the 5th Korean University Films Festival (2009), the 30th Blue Dragon Film Awards (2009) and the Grimae Awards (2011). In 2013, Ha Ji Won became the first Korean actress to sign a contract with Hollywood agency, United Talent Agency.
Jeon Hae-rim was scouted by an agency when she was still a senior high school student. She later graduated with a BA degree in Film and Television in Dankook University. Befor her debut, she used to audition for about 100 projects but did not get the roles.
Ha Ji-won has not revealed her personal life to the public.
- The meaning of the name Ha: Sunshine And Warmth