Yeon Jung-hoon

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Yeon.
Yeon Jung-hoon
Yeon Jeong-hun from acrofan - cropped 01.jpg
Born (1978-11-06) November 6, 1978 (age 36)
South Korea
Education Art Center College of Design
Myongji University Graduate School - Product Design
Years active 1999-present
Agent J. Tune Entertainment (2008-2011)
DBM Entertainment (2011-present)
Spouse(s) Han Ga-in (m. 2005)
Korean name
Hangul 연정훈
Hanja
Revised Romanization Yeon Jeong-hun
McCune–Reischauer Yŏn Jŏnghun

Yeon Jung-hoon (born November 6, 1978) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in generational epic East of Eden (2008),[1] period medical drama Jejungwon (2009), and crime procedural Vampire Prosecutor (2011-2012).[2][3][4] An avid car enthusiast, he hosted the first three seasons of Top Gear Korea, the Korean version of the BBC show.[5][6]

His father is veteran actor Yeon Kyu-jin, and he is married to actress Han Ga-in.[7][8][9]

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Hangul Role Network
1999 Wave 파도 SBS
2000 KAIST 카이스트 SBS
2002 Vienna, Like Coffee (Drama City)[10] 비엔나 커피처럼 KBS2
2003 Yellow Handkerchief 노란 손수건 Yoon Tae-young KBS1
A Problem at My Younger Brother's House 흥부네 박터졌네 Jang Hyun-tae SBS
Rosemary 로즈마리 Jang Jun-oh KBS2
2004 Snow White: Taste Sweet Love 백설공주 Han Jin-woo KBS2
Love is All Around 사랑을 할꺼야 Yeon Ha-neul MBC
2005 Sad Love Story 슬픈연가 Lee Gun-woo MBC
2008 East of Eden 에덴의 동쪽 Lee Dong-wook MBC
2011 Vampire Prosecutor 뱀파이어 검사 Min Tae-yeon OCN
2009 Dream 드림 Kang Ki-jang
(cameo, episode 1)
SBS
Jejungwon 제중원 Baek Do-yang SBS
2012 Can Love Become Money 사랑도 돈이 되나요 Ma In-tak MBN
Vampire Prosecutor 2 뱀파이어 검사 2 Min Tae-yeon OCN
2013 Pots of Gold 금 나와라, 뚝딱! Park Hyun-soo MBC
2014 A Time of Love 爱情来的时候 King TVB

Film[edit]

Year Title Hangul Role
2001 My Wife Is a Gangster 조폭 마누라 Hyo-min
2005 Daddy-Long-Legs 키다리 아저씨 Kim Jun-ho
Love in Magic 연애술사 Woo Ji-hoon
2013 Good Friends 좋은 친구들 K
Skiptrace 絕地逃亡

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Hangul Role Network
2011 Top Gear Korea Season 1 탑 기어 코리아 시즌1 Host XTM
2012 Top Gear Korea Season 2 탑 기어 코리아 시즌2 Host XTM
Top Gear Korea Season 3 탑 기어 코리아 시즌3 Host XTM

Discography[edit]

Album information Tracklisting
몇번을 헤어져도
Yeon Jung-hoon Vol. 1
  • Album
  • Released: October 22, 2005[12][13]

Commercials[edit]

Year Product
2003 Lotte Weezzle
2004 Union Bay
2005 KTF
Haitai Vegetable-Fruit 100 Drink
2010 Samsung Hauzen Bubble Washing Machine

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work
2003 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Yellow Handkerchief
2008 MBC Drama Awards PD Award East of Eden
2013 2nd APAN Star Awards Best Dressed N/A
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Pots of Gold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Han, Sang-hee (19 August 2008). "TV Dramas Gear Up for Post-Olympics Race". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ Choe, Min-ji (15 September 2011). "Stills for Vampire Prosecutor Revealed". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  3. ^ Hong, Lucia (25 July 2012). "Yeon Jung-hoon to return for 2nd season of OCN's Vampire Prosecutor". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ Kim, Erika (8 August 2012). "Official Poster and Character Cuts for Vampire Prosecutor 2 are Out". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  5. ^ "Top Gear South Korea Coming In August". Final Gear. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  6. ^ Hea, Jung-min (5 April 2012). "Yeon Jeong Hun Reveals Top Gear Korea is Stronger Than Ever". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-12-28. 
  7. ^ Lee, In-kyung (27 February 2012). "Yeon Jeong Hun Says He Hardly Sees His Wife, Han Ga In, Nowadays". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  8. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (15 June 2012). "Yeon Jung-hoon has a curfew and a strict wife in Han Ga-in". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  9. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (14 September 2012). "Yeon Jung-hoon says he wants a child next year". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  10. ^ "2002.07.07: 비엔나 커피처럼". Korean Broadcasting System (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  11. ^ "슬픈연가". Daum (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  12. ^ "Yeon Jung-hoon Poised to Advance to Japan". KBS Global. 5 August 2005. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  13. ^ "1집 연정훈". Daum (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-01-27.

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