Chun Jung-myung

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Chun.
Chun Jung-myung
Born (1980-11-29) November 29, 1980 (age 33)
South Korea
Education Sangji University
Physical Education[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present
Korean name
Revised Romanization Cheon Jeong-myeong
McCune–Reischauer Ch'ŏn Chŏng-myŏng

Chun Jung-myung (Hangul: 천정명, born November 29, 1980) is a South Korean actor. Chun made his break into the entertainment industry in the KBS teen drama School 2 (1999). He has had leading roles in TV dramas such as Fashion 70's,[2] Goodbye Solo,[3] What's Up Fox?, Cinderella's Sister,[4][5] The Duo,[6][7] and Man of Honor (also known as Glory Jane).[8][9]

He also starred in the films The Aggressives (2005),[10] Les Formidables (2006), Hansel and Gretel (2007),[11] and Queen of the Night (2013).[12]

Chun started his own management company in 2011.[13]


Television series[edit]

  • Reset (OCN, 2014) ... as Cha Woo-jin
  • Glory Jane (KBS2, 2011) ... as Kim Young-kwang
  • The Duo (MBC, 2011) ... as Chun-doong
  • Cinderella's Sister (KBS2, 2010) ... as Hong Ki-hoon
  • What's Up Fox? (MBC, 2006) ... as Park Chul-soo
  • Goodbye Solo (KBS2, 2006) ... as Kim Min-ho
  • Fashion 70's (SBS, 2005) ... as Jang Bin
  • Drama City: I Love H, He, Li... (KBS2, 2004) ... as Lee Sang-gyu
  • Beijing, My Love (KBS2, 2004) ... as Noh Wan-sung
  • Honest Living (SBS, 2002-2003) ... as Chun Jung-myung
  • Bad Girls (SBS, 2002) ... as 재경동생 Cheong-mok
  • MBC Best Theater: 한잎의 여자 (MBC, 2002) ... as Bong-soo
  • Chuseok Drama Special: Third Coincidence (MBC, 2001) ... as Song Ji-chul
  • Open Drama Man & Woman: Pure Flower Cafe (SBS, 2001) ... as Park Hong-tae
  • New Nonstop (MBC, 2001)
  • Special Drama: Echo (SBS, 2000)
  • School 2 (KBS1, 1999) ... as Photography student


Variety show[edit]

Music video[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2005 6th Pusan Film Critics Awards Best New Actor The Aggressives Won
26th Blue Dragon Film Awards Won
SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Fashion 70's Won
2006 Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards Best Dressed, TV Actor Category Won
42nd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor for TV Won
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award What's Up Fox Nominated
PD Special Award Won
Popularity Award Nominated
Best Couple Award with Go Hyun-jung Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Popularity Award Goodbye Solo Nominated
Best Couple Award with Yoon So-yi Nominated
2007 Korea Model Festival Awards Popularity Award N/A Won
2010 4th Mnet 20's Choice Awards Most Influential Star Cinderella's Sister Won
Style Icon Awards Style Icon Actor Won
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in Drama Series Nominated
Best Couple Award with Moon Geun-young Nominated
2011 MBC Drama Awards Excellent Award, Actor in Mini Series The Duo Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Glory Jane Nominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama Won
Popularity Award Nominated
Best Couple Award with Park Min-young Nominated


  1. ^ "Profile: 천정명". Nate. Retrieved 2012-08-14. 
  2. ^ "KOREAN TV DRAMA REVIEWS: 패션 70s (Fashion Seventies)". Twitch Film. 25 November 2005. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  3. ^ Park, Chung-a (24 February 2006). "Drama Breaks From the Traditional". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ Kim, Lynn (25 March 2010). "PREVIEW KBS TV series Sister of Cinderella". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  5. ^ Choi, Ji-Eun (12 May 2010). "On the set of TV series Sister of Cinderella". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  6. ^ Kang, Seung-hun (31 January 2011). "Chun Jung-myung says "nervous and excited" for 1st historical drama role". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  7. ^ Lee, Ga-on (1 February 2011). "PREVIEW: MBC TV series The Duo". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  8. ^ Oh, Jean (5 October 2011). "KBS' Glory Jaein looking to hit home run". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  9. ^ Jin, Young-ju (14 December 2011). "Chun Jeong Myung Presents Good Acting in Glory Jane". KBS Global. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  10. ^ "K-FILM REVIEWS: 태풍태양 (The Aggressives)". Twitch Film. 22 October 2005. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  11. ^ "K-FILM REVIEWS: 헨젤과 그레텔 (Hansel and Gretel)". Twitch Film. 26 August 2008. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 
  12. ^ Ho, Stewart (19 December 2012). "Chun Jung Myung's Queen of the Night Begins Shooting". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-12-20. 
  13. ^ "천정명, 1인 기업으로 독립 '연기활동 박차'" [Chun Jung-myung goes solo with new company]. Osen (in Korean). 6 January 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 

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