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Raised in America by his mentally handicapped mother Anna, Dong Hae (Ji Chang Wook) dreams of traveling to Korea to propose to the woman he loves.. After qualifying for a speed skating competition, he smuggles his mother to Korea with him, but his undying devotion to her soon begins causing him problems. Finally reconnecting with his lost love Saewa, Dong Hae finds his affections divided when things don’t work out as he planned in this award-winning daily drama.

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  1. Ji Chang-wook

    Ji Chang-wook

    Carl Laker / Dong-hae

  2. Do Ji-won

    Do Ji-won

    Anna Laker / Jo Dong-baek

  3. Lee Joo-yeon

    Lee Joo-yeon

    Yoon Sae-young

  4. Park Hae Mi

    Park Hae Mi

    Byun Sool-nyeo

  5. Lee Bo-hee

    Lee Bo-hee

    Gye Sun-ok

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Last Season

Season 1

2010 | 159 Episodes

Season 1 of Smile Dong Hae premiered on October 4, 2010.

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Smile Dong Hae
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Original Name 웃어라 동해야

Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language Korean

Runtime 35m



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