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10 *Super* Interesting Facts Not Many People Know About Bae Doona

PHOTO: (LEFT TO RIGHT) INSTAGRAM/NETFLIXKR, COURTESY OF NETFLIX We don’t know about you but Bae Doona is one of those actors who make us think, "God, she’s cool." There’s something in the way she carries herself: Confident, free-spirited, and just so freaking badass. The actress has captivated fans in the much-awaited Netflix series, The Silent Sea . Set in the future, the Earth has been drained of its natural resources and a special team is sent on a secret mission to an abandoned research facility on the moon. And if that isn’t enough to excite you, the too-good-to-be-true cast will definitely have you binge-watching all episodes of the drama in one seating. Apart from Bae Doona, we can look forward to seeing Gong Yoo , Lee Joon , Kim Sun Young , Lee Moo Saeng , and Lee Sung Wook in The Silent Sea . It looks like the cast has been getting along quite nicely. She had a guest appearance on an episode of tvN’s You Quiz On The Block and when Kingdom was brought up, she smiled cheekily and said , "Isn’t it great? I think it was very well-made. I would monitor myself during filming and say, ‘I think I did great.’ Gong Yoo tells me that there’s no one who has such high self-esteem as me." LOL! Keep reading and get to know Bae Doona a little better: Facts about Bae Doona

1. Bae Doona was born on October 11, 1979.

The 42-year-old says she’s always been a shy and quiet person, which is an accurate representation of Libras who "possess a natural talent for understanding and working with people. " They don’t believe in half-assing anything as they have an exacting eye and exceptionally high standards when it comes to any job. 2. She started her career as a model.

Bae Doona, whose name means "beautiful star," was scouted by an agency in 1998 and she only agreed to do it to make money while attending university. ICYDK, she was studying film and drama at Hanyang University at the time. Before she graduated, she made a career shift into acting, first appearing in the drama School in 1999. That same year, she was the ghost in The Ring Virus , a remake of the popular Japanese movie, Ring . Btw, Bae Doona is *still* modeling; she attends and walks in fashion shows, and she’s a favorite among designers. 3. Barking Dogs Never Bite is the role that changed her life.

Directed by the brilliant Bong Joon Ho , Bae Doona always speaks highly of this film. She regards it as the one that shifted her perspective. In an interview with L’Officiel USA , she said, "Every film is important because you always learn something. But it was my first film that shaped my convictions as an actress. I am thinking in particular of Bong Joon Ho’s Barking Dogs . He brought me a new vision of my work. Before I […]

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