Choi Jung-yoon

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Choi.
Choi Jung-yoon
Choi Jung-Yoon.jpg
Born (1977-05-09) 9 May 1977 (age 39)
Seoul, South Korea
Education Chung-Ang University - Bachelor's degree in Theater and Film
Chung-Ang University Graduate School - Master's degree in Visual Arts
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996-present
Agent Heavenly Star
Spouse(s) Yoon Tae-jun (m. 2011)
Korean name
Hangul 최정윤
Hanja 崔貞允
Revised Romanization Choi Jeong-yun
McCune–Reischauer Ch'oe Chŏng-yun

Choi Jung-yoon (born 9 May 1977) is a South Korean actress. She is best known for starring in television dramas, with leading roles in Romance Hunter (2007),[1] Manny (2011),[2] Ojakgyo Family (2011),[3] An Angel's Choice (2012),[4] and Cheer Up, Mr. Kim! (2012).[5] Choi has also appeared in supporting roles on the big screen, notably in Ahn Byeong-ki's horror movies and Lee Joon-ik's dramedy Radio Star (2006).[6][7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Choi married Yoon Tae-jun on 3 December 2011.[9][10] Yoon is the eldest son of Park Sung-gyung, vice chairwoman of retail conglomerate E-Land Group; currently a businessman, Yoon was also a member of the short-lived '90s boy band Eagle Five.[11][12][13][14]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
1996 Three Guys and Three Girls Choi Jung-yoon MBC
1997 Beautiful My Lady Daughter of
boxing gym owner
Miari No. 1 SBS
1998 Love Sung-nan MBC
Mister Q Jung Na-rae SBS
Song of the Wind SBS
1999 Someone's House Kim Nam-ok KBS1
2000 Mr. Duke Joo Eun-ha MBC
Roll of Thunder Sung-ok KBS2
2001 Stock Flower Shin-hee KBS2
Orient Theatre Moon Jung-hyun KBS2
2002 Honest Living Noh Jung-yoon SBS
2003 Rooftop Room Cat Na Hye-ryun MBC
2004 Forgiveness Jung Soo-min KBS2
2005 Taereung National Village
(MBC Best Theater)
Bang Soo-ah MBC
2006 Love Can't Wait Seo Eun-joo MBC
2007 Romance Hunter Hong Young-joo tvN
Bad Couple Han Young SBS
That Woman Is Scary Baek Eun-ae SBS
2008 The Last Scandal of My Life Kim Min-hee
(cameo, episode 16)
2009 Smile, You Seo Jung-kyung SBS
2011 Manny Seo Do-young tvN
Ojakgyo Family Cha Soo-young KBS2
2012 An Angel's Choice Choi Eun-seol MBC
Cheer Up, Mr. Kim! Chun Ji-young KBS1
2013 Boy Meets Girl
(Drama Festival)
Jung Shin-na MBC
2014 Can We Love? Kwon Ji-hyun jTBC
Cheongdam-dong Scandal Eun Hyun-soo SBS


Year Title Role
1997 Father
2000 Nightmare Seon-ae
Pisces Thin girl
2002 Phone Min Ja-young
2003 The Circle Son Mi-hyung/San-hong
2004 Bunshinsaba Ho-kyung
2006 Radio Star Kang Seok-young
2007 Voice of a Murderer Anchorwoman Ha Joo-won
2011 I Am a Dad Soo-kyung

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network
2009-2010 Gold Miss Is Coming SBS
2012 Hometown Variety Dreams and Fields SBS
2015-2016 Shaolin Clenched Fists SBS


Year Title Role
2009 My First Time

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2000 21st Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nightmare Nominated
2006 27th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress Radio Star Nominated
2007 43rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Nominated
2011 KBS Drama Awards Best Couple Award (with Ryu Soo-young) Ojakgyo Family Won
Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Nominated
2012 MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama An Angel's Choice Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama Cheer Up, Mr. Kim! Nominated
2014 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Cheongdam-dong Scandal Won


  1. ^ Kim, Pil-kyu (14 April 2007). "Korean dramas lock horns with their American rivals". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  2. ^ "Manny has its love triangle". Dramabeans. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 2015-03-07. 
  3. ^ "Ojakgyo Brothers grabs 13th win on weekly TV charts". 10Asia. 19 December 2011. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  4. ^ Kim, Byung-kwan (29 March 2012). "Choi Jung Yoon Is Back with The Angel′s Choice". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  5. ^ "Shinhwa's Kim Dong-wan, Actress Choi Jung-yoon Shout Cheer Up, Mr. Kim!". 10Asia. 2 November 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  6. ^ "Korean Weekly News - Easter Edition". Twitch Film. 16 April 2006. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  7. ^ Lee, Ji-won (11 August 2009). "Ye, Choi Join in Kids' Movie Camp as Teacher". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  8. ^ "CHOI Jung-yoon". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  9. ^ "Choi Jung-yoon to Tie Knot in December". The Chosun Ilbo. 11 October 2011. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  10. ^ "Photo of Choi Jung-yoon revealed". Korea JoongAng Daily. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  11. ^ Seo, Ji-eun (15 November 2011). "Actress to wed retail chain heir". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  12. ^ Oh, Mi-jung (18 November 2011). "Choi Jung Yoon's Groom Revealed to be T.J.Yoon of Eagle Five". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  13. ^ Oh, Mi-jung (14 November 2011). "Choi Jung Yoon To Wed Son of E.Land Group". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  14. ^ Lee, In-kyung (10 October 2011). "Choi Jung Yoon to Wed in December". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 

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