It’s finally springtime so let’s celebrate the birth of some of our favorite global TV stars. April birthday babies are known to grow up to be dynamic, brave and attention-loving people, which is perfectly fitting for the set of stars in this blog. Step into spring with these 10 glamorous and fiery drama stars who claim April as their birthday month!
Elizabeth Gutierrez — April 1
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Telenova actress/model Elizabeth Gutierrez is well-known for taking on edgy roles such as the sultry leading lady in “Love Contract” or the villainous vixen in “Always on My Mind.” The California-native loves spending time with her two children and frequently posts pictures with them on social media.
Joe Chen Qiao En — April 4
This Taiwanese beauty, simply known as Joe Chen, is a multitalented triple-threat serving up acting, modeling and singing prowess to her legion of fans. Stunning Joe is almost unrecognizable in “Fated to Love You,” the show that catapulted her to fame. Did you know that Joe Chen also is a published author? Her latest book, Joe in Greece, reveals her love of cats.
Lee Jun Ki — April 17
Lee Jun Ki (also known as Lee Joon Gi) recently won the Excellence Award and Best Couple Award with Nam Sang Mi for “Gunman of Joseon.” Lee Jung Ki fans are anxiously awaiting the release of his next drama, “Under the Sicily Sun,” sometime this year!
Lee Da Hae — April 19
Fans of Lee Da Hae will recognize her from the television dramas “Hotel King” and “Miss Ripley.” She made waves during this year’s Korean Fashion Week, posing at various runway events in the latest designer fashions. She also has been busy with various endorsement deals, including Passional Lover cosmetics.
Yao Yuan Hao — April 19
Yao Yuan Hao is starring in the upcoming Viki-exclusive Taiwanese drama “Rose Battle.” Check out his Spring Awards Shout-Out as he welcomes us to check out this much-anticipated drama. Be sure to vote for your favorite Taiwanese dramas in the inaugural Viki Spring Awards 2015!
Kim Ji Suk — April 21
Check out Kim Ji Suk in the Viki on-air television drama “Unkind Women,” where he takes part in a classic love triangle, pitted against his half-brother (played by Song Jae Rim), for the affections of Lee Ha Na’s character. For another taste of romance, watch Kim Ji Suk in “Angel Eyes.” Fun fact: Kim Ji Suk is multilingual — he also speaks English and German.
Oh Min Suk — April 22
“Incomplete Life (aka Misaeng)” fans loved Oh Min Suk’s portrayal of serious Assistant Manager Kang. His irresistible charisma shines through in his most recent role as a chaebolson in the just-concluded drama “Kill Me, Heal Me.”
Sonya Smith — April 23
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Sonya Smith stars as the leading lady in “Always on My Mind” against a rival played by fellow birthday beauty Elizabeth Gutierrez. Sonya uses Twitter to send inspirational messages to her fans and share her love with beau Ricardo Chavez. These two lovebirds met on the set of the telenovela “My Dear Handyman.”
Marjorie de Sousa — April 23
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Marjorie de Sousa stars opposite fellow birthday girl Elizabeth Gutierrez in “Love Contract.” Marjorie is known for playing villainous vixens. She’s so good at it that she won the “Favorite Villain” award last year for her role in “True Love.” We can’t wait to see what’s next for Marjorie in 2015!
Min Pechaya Wattanamontree — April 28
Actress, model and sometimes singer, Min Pechaya Wattanamontree has won a number of awards for her acting skills and is a two-time FHM “100 Sexiest Women in the World” inductee. On her days off, Min enjoys spending time with her BFF Pattie Ungsumalynn Sirapatsakmetha from “The Bedside Detective.”
To read about lots of other global stars with April birthdays, check out Viki’s new “Celebrities” channel!
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