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Actress Uhm Ji-won dating architect

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Jul 16, 2013 - 20:05
  • Updated : Jul 16, 2013 - 20:05
Uhm Ji-won. (Yonhap News)
Uhm Ji-won’s agency has announced that the star is in a relationship with architect Oh Young-wook.

“The couple were introduced to each other by close friends, and only recently began dating,” the agency said, adding, “Currently, there are no wedding plans but if there are in the future, we will announce them.”

Since making a television drama debut with “Golden Wagon” in 2002, Uhm, 35, has acted in a variety of other dramas such as “Sign” and “Childless Comfort.” She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the 25th Blue Dragon Film Awards for her role in “The Scarlet Letter” and has acted in other movies such as “Man on the Edge,” and “Mutt Boy.” Recently, the actress made headlines for catching the bouquet at her best friend Han Hye-jin and soccer player Ki Sung-yueng’s wedding.

Oh, a Yonsei University graduate, is a prominent architect. He founded ogisadesign d’espacio architects (oddaa), a well-known architectural firm. He is also a writer and illustrator and has published several books on travel and art.

By Cha Yo-rim (yorimcha@heraldcorp.com)