Cho Jin-woong in 2016
April 2, 1976
Busan, South Korea
|Other names||Jo Jin-woong|
|Revised Romanization||Jo Jin-ung|
|Revised Romanization||Jo Won-jun|
Cho Jin-woong (born Jo Won-jun on April 2, 1976) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles as Sejong's loyal bodyguard in Deep Rooted Tree (2011), a mobster in Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012), and a mysterious villain in A Hard Day (2014). He also gained recognition and praise for his performance as a detective in the television series Signal (2016).
|2004||Once Upon a Time in High School||Yasaengma gang member|
|2006||Hello Stranger||Yong-gil||Short film|
|Running Wild||Guryongpa gang member|
|A Dirty Carnival||Young-pil|
|Les Formidables||Detective Shin|
|Gangster High||Jo Hong-kyu|
|2008||His Last Gift||Baek In-chul|
|My New Partner||Jung Young-chul|
|The Guard Post||Cook|
|Sweet Lie||Jung Han-sang|
|A Frozen Flower||Tae Ahn-gong|
|Fly, Penguin||Han Chang-soo|
|City of Fathers||Han Sang-goo|
|2010||Killing of Game||Viper|
|A Barefoot Dream||James|
|The Front Line||Yoo Jae-ho|
|Perfect Game||Kim Yong-chul|
|2012||Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time||Kim Pan-ho|
|A Millionaire on the Run||Kim Seung-dae|
|Perfect Number||Jo Min-beom|
|2013||Man on the Edge||Public prosecutor Hwang||Cameo|
|An Ethics Lesson||Myung-rok|
|Hwayi: A Monster Boy||Ki-tae|
|2014||A Hard Day||Park Chang-min|||
|Kundo: Age of the Rampant||Lee Tae-ki|
|The Admiral: Roaring Currents||Wakisaka Yasuharu|||
|We Are Brothers||Park Sang-yeon|||
|2015||Chronicle of a Blood Merchant||Mr. Ahn|
|The Hunt||Park Dong-geun|||
|The Sheriff in Town||Jong-jin|||
|Blue Busking||Special appearance|
|The Outlaws||Regional investigation unit leader||Cameo|
|Man of Will||Kim Chang-soo|||
|2018||The Spy Gone North||Hak-sung|||
|2019||Jesters: The Game Changers||Deok-Ho|||
|Close to You|||
|Man of Men||Young-ki|||
|Me and Me|||
|2007||Romance Hunter||Park Cheol-gi||tvN|
|2008||Don't Ask Me About the Past||Bae Yoon-goo||OCN|
|Lottery Trio||President Park||KBS N|
|2009||My Too Perfect Sons||Brutus Lee||KBS2|
|Hot Blood||Lee Soon-gil||KBS2|
|2010||The Slave Hunters||Kwak Han-seom||KBS2|
|A Man Called God||Jang-ho||MBC|
|Flames of Desire||Kang Joon-goo||MBC|
|2011||Believe in Love||Kim Chul-soo||KBS2|
|Deep Rooted Tree||Moo-hyul||SBS|
|2014||The Full Sun||Park Kang-jae||KBS2|
|Veronika Decides to Die||Dr. Lee|
|2004||The Balba Balba|
Awards and nominations
|2009||KBS Drama Awards||Best Supporting Actor||My Too Perfect Sons, Hot Blood||Nominated|
|2010||18th Chunsa Film Art Awards||Best New Actor||Bestseller||Won|
|2011||47th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actor (Film)||GLove||Nominated|
|SBS Drama Awards||Special Award, Actor in a Drama Special||Deep Rooted Tree||Nominated|
|2012||21st Buil Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time||Won|
|2013||49th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Supporting Actor (Film)||Perfect Number||Nominated|
|34th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Hwayi: A Monster Boy||Nominated|
|2014||18th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival||It Award||A Hard Day||Won|
|23rd Buil Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|51st Grand Bell Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|35th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|4th Korea Film Actors Association Awards||Korea's Top Supporting Actor||Won|
|KBS Drama Awards||Best Supporting Actor||The Full Sun||Nominated|
|2015||10th Max Movie Awards||Best Supporting Actor||A Hard Day||Won|
|9th Asian Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|51st Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actor (Film)||Won|
|24th Buil Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Assassination||Nominated|
|36th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|2016||21st Chunsa Film Art Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|52nd Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Supporting Actor (Film)||Nominated|
|Best Actor (TV)||Signal||Nominated|
|5th APAN Star Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Won|
|tvN10 Awards||Grand Prize (Daesang) - Actor||Won|
|1st Asia Artist Awards||Grand Prize (Daesang)||Won|
|5th Korea Film Actors Association Awards||Korea's Top Star||N/A||Won|
|7th Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards||Prime Minister Award||N/A||Won|
|2017||53rd Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Supporting Actor (Film)||The Handmaiden||Nominated|
|26th Buil Film Awards||Best Actor||Bluebeard||Nominated|
|2018||55th Grand Bell Awards||Best Actor||Believer||Nominated|
|3rd DongA's PICK||Golden Hand Award||N/A||Won|
- "CHO Jin-woong". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- Hwang, Hee-yeon; Kim, Hyung-seok (17 October 2014). "10 Scene Stealers④ - CHO Jin-woong: Expressing with Subtle Glances". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2014-10-30.
- "'Signal' stars maintaining the momentum". Korea JoongAng Daily. 15 March 2016.
- Literally means "Wild Horse."
- Lee, Jin-ho (13 December 2011). "Cho Jin Woong Has Newfound Respect for Baseball". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 28 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Yun, Chloe (4 September 2013). "Cho Jin woong "I want to give everything to Yeo Jin goo"". BNTNews. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- Lee, Eun-ah (4 June 2013). "Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Jin-woong Cast in New Film". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 29 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- "Cho Jin Woong leaves a comment after 'Roaring Currents' surpasses 15 million views". Star N News. 20 August 2014.
- Conran, Pierce (19 March 2014). "Veteran Director JANG Jin Announces 12th Project". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-09-25.
- ""Salut D'Amour" Cho Jin-woong, no more charisma". Ilgan Sports. 10 March 2015.
- "Jun Ji-hyun, Lee Jung-jae and Cho Jin-woong, why they chose "The Assassination"". Ilgan Sports. 22 June 2015.
- "'The Handmaiden' generates a buzz". Korea JoongAng Daily. 3 May 2016.
- ""The Hunt" Cho Jin-woong and why wants to be the character in his work". Asia Today. 28 June 2016.
- "'Bluebeard' pioneers new genre for Korean thriller". The Korea Times. 28 February 2017.
- "SHERIFF Rounds Up LEE Sung-min, CHO Jin-woong and KIM Sung-kyun". Korean Film Biz Zone. 6 April 2016.
- "CHO Jin-woong Takes on COMMANDER KIM CHANG-SOO". Korean Film Biz Zone. 14 November 2016.
- "Actor Cho recounts pressure of playing Kim Koo role". The Korea Times. 13 October 2017.
- "HWANG Jung-min Infiltrates YOON Jong-bin's DUKE". Korean Film Biz Zone. 6 January 2017.
- "LEE Hae-young's DOKJEON Wraps with CHO Jin-woong and RYU Jun-yeol". Korean Film Biz Zone. 1 December 2017.
- "PERFECT STRANGERS Remake Begins Production". Korean Film Biz Zone. 9 January 2018.
- "CHO Jin-woong and SON Hyun-ju Suit Up for THE CLOWNS". Korean Film Biz Zone. 9 April 2018.
- "CHO Jin-woong Signs on for Directing Debut of JUNG Jin-young". Korean Film Biz Zone. 27 September 2018.
- "SUL Kyung-gu, CHO Jin-woong Face Off in MAN OF MEN". Korean Film Biz Zone. 10 September 2019.
- "ME AND ME (2020)". Korean Film Biz Zone. 18 June 2020.
- "Shin Se Gyeong and Cho Jin Woong took a picture together". Korea.com. 21 November 2011. Archived from the original on 29 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
- "Yoon Kye-sang and Cho Jin-woong in "The Full Sun"". enews24. 26 December 2013.
- "'Entourage Korea' names its cast". The Korea Times. 2 February 2016.
- "강우석 '이끼', 춘사영화제 작품상 등 7관왕(종합)". Star News (in Korean). 18 September 2010.
- "Cho Jin Woong garners the Best Supporting Actor Award in Busan". Star N News. 7 October 2013.
- Ha, Soo-jung (8 July 2014). "Hyun Bin, Son Ye Jin, Kim Woo Bin and More to Win Awards from PiFan". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 2014-07-23.
- Kim, June (18 December 2014). "35th Blue Dragon Awards Names THE ATTORNEY Best Film". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-12-18.
- "The 10th Max Movie Awards Winners; "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" awarded 2 trophies". TV Daily. 26 February 2015.
- Lee, Hoo-nam; Kim, Hyung-eun (28 May 2015). "Baeksang honors new, veteran stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
- "Chunsa Film Art Awards 2016 Winners". Asiae. 6 April 2016.
- "Song Joong-ki wins grand prize at APAN awards". The Korea Herald. 3 October 2016.
- "Cho Jin-woong, "Signal" was tough". Seoul English. 10 October 2016.
- "tvN10 Awards' full list of winners". Kpop Herald. 10 October 2016.
- "[2016 AAA] 조진웅·엑소, 대상 수상…엑소 5관왕 영예[종합]". TV Report (in Korean). 16 November 2016.
- "Actors Gong Hyo-jin, Cho Jung-seok, Cho Jin-woong win top star award". Yonhap News Agency. 29 December 2016.
- "Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards announces winners". Kpop Herald. 25 October 2016.
- "제55회 대종상, 각 부문 후보 공개…'공작' 12개 최다부문 노미네이트". Sports Seoul (in Korean). 21 September 2018.