Daniel Henney

Daniel Henney was born in Carson City, Michigan, to a Korean adoptee mother and Philip Henney, his American father of Irish descent. Daniel Henney started modeling in the U.S. in 2001 and worked in France, Italy, Hong Kong and Taiwan while attending college. After his debut in South Korea with an advertisement for the Amore Pacific's cosmetic "Odyssey Sunrise", he became a spokesperson for commercials with Jun Ji-hyun for Olympus cameras and Kim Tae-hee for Daewoo Electronics's Klasse air conditioners. Despite speaking no Korean, Henney became a household name through the South Korean hit TV drama, My Lovely Sam Soon, aka My Name is Kim Sam Soon. He played the role of Dr. Henry Kim, a surgeon who is devotedly in love with Hee-jin (played by Jung Ryeo-won). Sam Soon was the most popular Korean drama in 2005; although Henney was starring as the supporting actor, his performance and look was widely noticed. Henney then starred in another drama “Spring Waltz” in 2006. He later learned the language and appeared on a few variety shows, such as Family Outing. Henney was a part of an academic scandal in which many sources stated that he had an Economics degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, while in actuality he had no college degree. Henney starred in his first feature film in Korea, "Seducing Mr. Perfect." His second film, "My Father," won multiple awards in South Korea and was actually the first time in that country's history that a foreigner swept all the major ...

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Danny Huston  •  Will.i.am

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Danny Huston  •  Will.i.am

One Night Surprise (2013)

After her birthday party, ad executive Michelle finds herself caught between cheerful Tony, dreamy Bill, youthful Jeb, and rich Tiger. Overwhelmed with stress, another complication quietly forms in her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eva Jin
CAST:  Fan Bingbing  •  Aarif Rahman  •  Pace Wu  •  Jiang Jinfu

After her birthday party, ad executive Michelle finds herself caught between cheerful Tony, dreamy Bill, youthful Jeb, and rich Tiger. Overwhelmed with stress, another complication quietly forms in her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eva Jin
CAST:  Fan Bingbing  •  Aarif Rahman  •  Pace Wu  •  Jiang Jinfu

Shanghai Calling (2012)

When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a street-smart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Hsia
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  Eliza Coupe  •  Bill Paxton  •  Alan Ruck

When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a street-smart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Hsia
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  Eliza Coupe  •  Bill Paxton  •  Alan Ruck

The Spy: Undercover Operation (2013)

Chul-soo is one of Korea’s best intelligence agents: he can accomplish any given mission. One day, a mysterious explosion takes place in Seoul. Chul-soo flies to Thailand on a mission to rescue a person who holds clues to the incident. Meanwhile, Young-hee goes on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Seung-jun
CAST:  Sol Kyung-gu  •  Moon So-ri  •  Daniel Henney

Chul-soo is one of Korea’s best intelligence agents: he can accomplish any given mission. One day, a mysterious explosion takes place in Seoul. Chul-soo flies to Thailand on a mission to rescue a person who holds clues to the incident. Meanwhile, Young-hee goes on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Seung-jun
CAST:  Sol Kyung-gu  •  Moon So-ri  •  Daniel Henney

The Last Stand (2013)

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Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction where the police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Johnny Knoxville

Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction where the police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Johnny Knoxville

Tattoo (2011)

A stranger approaches an aged tattoo artist with a special artistic and mystical request - He wants to know if the tattoo artist can copy an image he has onto his skin. The old man is amazed and shaken by the image. He knows its powerful history and reveals a bit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Paxton
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  James Hong  •  Powers Boothe  •  Dwight V Coleman

A stranger approaches an aged tattoo artist with a special artistic and mystical request - He wants to know if the tattoo artist can copy an image he has onto his skin. The old man is amazed and shaken by the image. He knows its powerful history and reveals a bit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Paxton
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  James Hong  •  Powers Boothe  •  Dwight V Coleman

My Father (2007)

A U.S. soldier comes to Korea and tracks down his biological father in jail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hwang Dong-hyuk
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  Kim Yeong-cheol  •  Choi Jung-won  •  Ahn Suk-hwan

A U.S. soldier comes to Korea and tracks down his biological father in jail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hwang Dong-hyuk
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  Kim Yeong-cheol  •  Choi Jung-won  •  Ahn Suk-hwan

Papa (2012)

The storyline is about a manager who pushes a young female talent to enter a reality TV show contest in the U.S. Some background information involves the manager having to get married to attain a legal visa and ends up having to raise six children when his wife dies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Han Ji-seung
CAST:  Go Ah-ra  •  Park Yong-woo  •  Daniel Henney  •  Peyton Townsend

The storyline is about a manager who pushes a young female talent to enter a reality TV show contest in the U.S. Some background information involves the manager having to get married to attain a legal visa and ends up having to raise six children when his wife dies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Han Ji-seung
CAST:  Go Ah-ra  •  Park Yong-woo  •  Daniel Henney  •  Peyton Townsend

Big Hero 6 (2014)

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A special bond develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Williams  •  Don Hall
CAST:  Génesis Rodríguez  •  Jamie Chung  •  Damon Wayans Jr.  •  Alan Tudyk

A special bond develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Williams  •  Don Hall
CAST:  Génesis Rodríguez  •  Jamie Chung  •  Damon Wayans Jr.  •  Alan Tudyk

Money (2019)

Aspiring stockbroker Il-hyun dreams of making big money, but being a rookie without the right connections makes it difficult for him to survive in the cut-throat world of stock exchange market. So when he is approached by the ‘ticket man’, an anonymous mastermind ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Park Noo-ri
CAST:  Ryu Jun-yeol  •  Yoo Ji-tae  •  Jo Woo-jin  •  Won Jin-a

Aspiring stockbroker Il-hyun dreams of making big money, but being a rookie without the right connections makes it difficult for him to survive in the cut-throat world of stock exchange market. So when he is approached by the ‘ticket man’, an anonymous mastermind ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Park Noo-ri
CAST:  Ryu Jun-yeol  •  Yoo Ji-tae  •  Jo Woo-jin  •  Won Jin-a

Seducing Mr. Perfect (2006)

Min-joon is a believer in true love and always very dedicated to her current boyfriend. Distracted by the latest break-up, she bumps into a car and a man steps out of it - who turns out to be her new boss, Robin Heiden. Heiden has very clear ideas about a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Sang-woo
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  Uhm Jung-hwa  •  Bang Joong-Hyun  •  Lee Sung-min

Min-joon is a believer in true love and always very dedicated to her current boyfriend. Distracted by the latest break-up, she bumps into a car and a man steps out of it - who turns out to be her new boss, Robin Heiden. Heiden has very clear ideas about a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Sang-woo
CAST:  Daniel Henney  •  Uhm Jung-hwa  •  Bang Joong-Hyun  •  Lee Sung-min

Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins (2009)

Producer Lauren Schuler Donner starts this behind-the-scenes piece off by discussing how they initially wanted to tell Wolverine's Japan arc, but how the studio insisted that they give audiences an origins story first. What follows is a short, Hugh Jackman-centric ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Alec Gillis  •  Daniel Henney  •  Gavin Hood  •  Hugh Jackman

Producer Lauren Schuler Donner starts this behind-the-scenes piece off by discussing how they initially wanted to tell Wolverine's Japan arc, but how the studio insisted that they give audiences an origins story first. What follows is a short, Hugh Jackman-centric ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Alec Gillis  •  Daniel Henney  •  Gavin Hood  •  Hugh Jackman

Confidential Assignment 2: International (2022)

Follows Rim Chul Ryung heading back to South Korea in pursuit of a brutal and secret criminal organization. He teams up again with Kang Jin Tae, who volunteers to work with the North Korean in order to get back on the investigation team after a mistake landed him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Suk-hoon
CAST:  Hyun Bin  •  Yoo Hae-jin  •  Daniel Henney  •  Yoona

Follows Rim Chul Ryung heading back to South Korea in pursuit of a brutal and secret criminal organization. He teams up again with Kang Jin Tae, who volunteers to work with the North Korean in order to get back on the investigation team after a mistake landed him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Suk-hoon
CAST:  Hyun Bin  •  Yoo Hae-jin  •  Daniel Henney  •  Yoona

Missing (2023)

When her mother disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June’s search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas D. Johnson  •  Will Merrick
CAST:  Storm Reid  •  Nia Long  •  Joaquim de Almeida  •  Ken Leung

When her mother disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June’s search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas D. Johnson  •  Will Merrick
CAST:  Storm Reid  •  Nia Long  •  Joaquim de Almeida  •  Ken Leung