Jeon Hae-rim, better known by her stage name Ha Ji-won is a South Korean actress. She is best known amongst international viewers for playing "Hwang Jini" in KBS's historical drama Hwang Jini, "Gil Ra-im" in SBS's romantic comedy Secret Garden, and "Empress Ki" in MBC's historical drama Empress Ki . She starred in several films and television series, winning various awards and accolades along the way in both films and TV series.
Ha Ji-won is one of South Korea’s most sought after actresses, known for her versatility in pulling off roles in various genres such as action, comedy, drama and sports.
In 2013, Ha Ji Won set up her own agency, Haewadal Entertainment. In the same year, she also signed with Hollywood agency, United Talent Agency. She is the first Korean actor to sign a contract with UTA.