Na Woon-gyu

Film director

1902 – 1937

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Who was Na Woon-gyu?

Na Woon-gyu was a Korean actor, screenwriter and director. He is widely considered the most important filmmaker in early Korean cinema, and possibly Korea's first true movie star. Since he often wrote, directed and acted in his films, he has even been said to have started the auteur film-making tradition in Korea.

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Born
Oct 27, 1902
South Korea
Also known as
  • Ch'unsa
  • 春史
  • Chunsa
  • 羅雲奎
  • Na Un-gyu
  • 춘사
  • 나운규
  • Na Ungyu
  • Woon-gyu Na
Parents
Nationality
  • South Korea
Profession
Died
Aug 9, 1937
South Korea

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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