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- Name Shin Min-A
- Hangul: 신민아
- Birth Name: Yang Min-A (양민아)
- Birthdate: April 05, 1984
- Birthplace: South Korea
- High School: Hyosung High School
- University: Dongguk University
- Height: 168cm
- Blood Type: O
Shin Min-A, born April 5th, 1984 with birth name Yang Min-A (양민아), is a popular South Korean actress & model. Her family consists of a father, mother, older sister & brother. In middle school, Min-A took a picture with her friends on a school picnic and sent the photo to teen magazine KiKi ("키키"). From that picture she was chosen as a model for the magazine. Afterwards she would first appear in commercials and music videos. In 2001, Min-A made her acting debut in the movie "Volcano High" and would appear again two years later in "Madeleine". Her breakout performance would occur in the 2005 gangster film "A Bittersweet Life". Her character, Hee-soo, displayed a mixture of purity and maturity that captivated South Korean audiences. Since that time, Shin Min-A has received an assortment of acting offers from top Korean directors and expanded her acting repertoire by selecting various types of roles: from martial-arts comedy "My Mighty Princess" to 70's go-go dancer "Go Go 70s" to smaller independent film "Sisters on the Road".
More recently in 2009, Shin Min-A participated in the project "Miracle Blue," which is a collaboration between herself, the Korean alternative band Loveholic and fashion design company Calvin Klein. In the music video "Miracle Blue," in which Min-a Shin sings, she performs as various characters displaying child-like innocence to sexy blonde haired singer.
- Min-a Shin's nickname is Donald Duck.
- Hobbies include listening to music.
- Special skill is skating.
- Gyeongju (2014) - Kong Yoon-Hee (coffee shop owner)
- A Million | 10 eok (2009) - Jo Yoo-Jin
- Sisters on the Road | Jigeum Idaeroga Joayo (2009) - Myung-Eun
- The Naked Kitchen | Kichin (2009) - Ahn Mo-Rae
- Go Go 70s | Go Go 70 (2008) - Mimi
- My Mighty Princess | Murim Yeodaesaeng (2008) - Kang So-Hwi
- The Beast and the Beauty | Yasuwa Minyeo (2005) - Jang Hae-Joo
- Sad Movie | Saedu Mubi (2005) - Ahn Soo-Eun
- A Bittersweet Life | Dalkomhan Insaeng (2005) - Hee-Soo
- Madeleine (2003) - Hie-Jin
- Volcano High | Hwasango (2001) - Yu Chae-i
- The X | Deo Ekseu (2013) - X - Mi-A (X's mysterious girlfriend)
- Arang and the Magistrate | Alangsattojeon (MBC / 2012) - Ah-Rang
- My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox | Nae Yeochineun Gumiho (SBS / 2010) - Mi-Ho
- The Lucifer | Mawang (KBS2 / 2007) - Seo Hae-In
- A Love to Kill | I Jukilnomui Sarang (KBS2 / 2005) - Cha Eun-Seok
- Punch | Ddaeryeo (SBS / 2003) - Jang Yu-Bin
- Beautiful Days | Areumdawoon naldeul (SBS / 2001) - Lee Min-Ji