Fast Facts

  • His mother was born in South Korea, but adopted by an American family when she was an infant.
  • Began modeling internationally in 2001.
  • Moved to South Korea to break into acting, despite not speaking the language. 
  • Did a series of commercials for Bean Pole, a South Korean fashion brand, with Gwyneth Paltrow in 2005.
  • Became a huge star in South Korea after landing the series My Lovely Sam Soom. 
  • Signed with DNA Models in New York City.


  • Phillip Henney — Father
  • Christine Henney — Mother

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  • Birth Name: Daniel Phillip Henney
  • Birth Place: Carson City, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Model, Voiceover

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