Name: Park Min Young (박민영) (朴敏英) (Rachel)
Birthdate: 4th March 1986
Height: 5″4 / 164 cm
Education: Dongguk University (Major in Drama & Film)
Occupation: Model, Actress
Once lived in Pennslyvania.
Park Min Young entertainment world debut story is very unique. Her management company, SidusHQ was browsing Cyworld minihompies and found Park Min Young’s homepage by chance. They found her to be a charming person and decided to give her a casting call and the rest is history.
Park Min Young began her career by first signing a six months contract with Korean Air as their airline model in late 2006. She gained prominence after her debut acting role in MBC’s Unstoppable High Kick sitcom. Her immense popularity following that saw this newbie actress became the model for Lotte Duty Free shop where her predecessors were Rain and Park Yong Ha.
Her success saw her nick her first lead female role in just her second acting gig for KBS drama, I Am Sam in 2007 which further cemented her doll-like cutie pie status among her fans. She made her return in 2008 with Return of the Gumiho as a 9-tailed fox while also appearing in Big Bang’s MV Haru Haru. She ended the year, appearing in Gavy NJ A Love Story MV with Lee Hyuk Soo.
She is now filming for her drama Princess Ja Myung Go.
2009 – [SBS] Princess Ja Myung Go as Princess Nak Rang
2008 – [KBS] Return of the Gumiho as Lee Myung Ok
2007 – [KBS] I am Sam as Yoo Eun Byul
2006 – [MBC] Unstoppable Highkick as Kang Yoo Mi
2009 – Gavy NJ
2008 – Big Bang
2007 – i
Truth & Dare
Daehan Hang Gong
Micro Sports (Japan)
Lipton Ice Tea
Sk Telecom JUNE
2008 KBS Drama Awards – Best Actress in a Special Drama/One-Act Drama
2007 KBS Drama Awards – Best Female Newcomer
2007 MBC Drama Awards – Best Newcomer
2007 Asia Model Festival Awards – Model Award