Chun Ho-jin

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Chun Ho-jin
Born (1960-09-09) September 9, 1960 (age 56)
Busan, South Korea
Education Inha University - Chemistry (dropped out)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1973-present
Agent J,Wide-Company
Spouse(s) (m. 1986)
Parent(s) Chun Gyu-deok (father)
Korean name
Hangul 천호진
Revised Romanization Cheon Ho-jin
McCune–Reischauer Ch'ŏn Ho-chin

Chun Ho-jin (Hangul천호진; born September 9, 1960) is a South Korean actor.



Year Title Role
1986 Street of Desire
Chung: Blue Sketch Ji-hoon
1987 Iron Wind Sung-kyu
Dolai 3
Hello Im Kkeokjeong
1988 Lee Jang-ho's Alien Baseball Team 2 Ma Dong-tak
Sunshine at Present Man-ki
1989 The Report of the Daughter-in-law's Rice Flower Chang-soo
1990 Oseam Monk Haeng-woon
Dreaming Plant
1991 The Wedding Dress of Tears Hak-soo
1992 The Season of Percussion Eun-hoe
2002 2009 Lost Memories Senjin leader
2003 Double Agent Baek Seung-cheol
2004 Once Upon a Time in High School Hyun-soo's father (cameo)
The Big Swindle Squad leader Cha
Temptation of Wolves Jung Tae-sung's father (cameo)
Doll Master Director Choi
2005 Crying Fist Sang-chul
Blood Rain Commission agent Kang
All for Love Jo Jae-kyung
2006 Vampire Cop Ricky Detective Kang
Daisy Detective Jang
A Dirty Carnival President Hwang
Midnight Ballad for Ghost Theater Woo Ki-nam
2007 Skeletons in the Closet (Shim's Family) Shim Chang-soo
Miss Gold Digger Shin Mi-soo's father (cameo)
2008 The Guard Post Sergeant major Noh Seong-gyu
2009 The Sword with No Name Daewongun
2010 I Saw the Devil Section chief Oh
Enemy at the Dead End[1] Kim Min-ho
The Unjust Police bureau chief Kang
Finding Mr. Destiny Colonel Seo
2011 My Way Kim Jun-shik's father
2012 The Neighbor Pyo Jong-rok
2013 Horny Family Seo Jung-min
2014 Mr. Perfect Seok-gu
2015 The Treacherous Im Sa-hong
Veteran Regional investigation unit
senior superintendent
The Chosen: Forbidden Cave Reverend Kang
2017 Lucid Dream Jo Myeong-cheol
Aridong Na Jeong-hyuk

Television drama[edit]

Year Title Role Network
Chief Inspector (guest) MBC
1986 MBC Bestseller Theater "The Midday of Youth" Hwang Sa-bin MBC
1988 Encounter Jung Ha-sang MBC
Whoa Hey Whoa Hey Kim Hyo-sik KBS2
500 Years of Joseon:
The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyeong
1989 The Carousel KBS1
The Region of Calm Military judge advocate KBS2
1990 What Women Want Han-soo MBC
Waiting People KBS2
Love on a Jujube Tree Hwang Dae-chul KBS1
The Dance of Sky Breaking Du Mi-so KBS2
1991 Near the Valley KBS2
Women's Time Jung-hoon KBS2
Humble Men Yoon-seok MBC
Autumn Flowers in Winter Trees KBS2
1992 Drama Game "Father's Wineglass" KBS2
Self-Portrait in Black Byung-chil KBS2
Bramble Flowers Han Soo-bin KBS2
1993 Drama Game "A Woman's Favorite Requiem" KBS2
Third Republic Park Chi-ok MBC
Wangsimni Min Joon-tae KBS2
1994 Love in Your Embrace Jung Do-il MBC
Hidden Pictures Choi Jae-pil KBS2
That Window Choi Min-young SBS
1995 Dreaming of Superman SBS
Korea Gate Park Seon-ho SBS
Auntie Ok Dae-gil SBS
1996 In the Name of Love Park Chul-kyu SBS
Drama Game "Everyday I Turn Thirty" KBS2
Drama Game "The Prison of My Mind" KBS2
Drama Game "Ppaengdeok's Mother
and Hong Gil-dong"
Hometown of Legends "Deokdaegol" KBS2
Splendid Holiday Sahara MBC
A Faraway Country Choi Wook-jin KBS2
1997 Model Jo Tae-sik SBS
Untitled 5 KBS2
The Mountain Choi Ki-tae MBC
Star KBS2
Love Better Than a Great Love MBC
1998 The Age of the 3 Kim's Kim Sang-hyun SBS
Married 7 Years Ui-gyo KBS2
Living with the Enemy "I Wish You Would Die" Kim Chang-soo MBC
For Love MBC
1999 Dish of the Day Jae-hyuk MBC
Someone's House Hong-chul KBS1
2000 Tough Guy's Love Jo Dong-chul KBS2
I Want to Keep Seeing You Park Dal-bong SBS
SWAT Police Lee Dong-sik SBS
Legends of Love Jung Young-seok SBS
Secretary KBS2
2001 Drama City "Map to Ramon" Joon-ha KBS2
Father and Sons Seo Kwang-tae SBS
Pure Heart Captain Cha KBS2
2002 Dotorimuk (Acorn Jelly) Dong-chul SBS
Zoo People Go Hyun-sik KBS2
2003 Drama City "Terrible Love" Detective KBS2
Open Drama Man and Woman
"My Beautiful Ajumma"
Detective Oh SBS
Long Live Love Lee Chul-sik SBS
2004 Kkangsooni Kang Gook-han EBS
2005 Three Leaf Clover Park Geun-ho SBS
2006 The Snow Queen Kim Jang-soo KBS2
2007 Prince Hours Grand Prince Lee Gyeom MBC
2009 The Return of Iljimae Hong Taiji MBC
Good Job, Good Job Han Sung-hoon MBC
Smile, You Kang Sang-hoon SBS
Will It Snow for Christmas? Han Joon-soo MBC
2010 Dong Yi Choe Hyo-won (cameo) MBC
Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho Manshin KBS2
2011 Paradise Ranch Lee Eok-soo SBS
Midas Choi Gook-hwan SBS
City Hunter Choi Eung-chan SBS
Hooray for Love Kang Hyung-do MBC
Saving Mrs. Go Bong-shil David Kim TV Chosun
2012 God of War Lee Gyu-bo MBC
Bridal Mask Kimura Taro KBS2
My Daughter Seo-young Lee Sam-jae KBS2
2013 All About My Romance Go Dae-ryong SBS
Ugly Alert Na Il-pyung SBS
Good Doctor Choi Woo-seok KBS2
Two Weeks Han Chi-gook MBC
2014 Wild Chives and Soy Bean Soup: 12 Years Reunion Yoo Jung-han JTBC
Doctor Stranger Jang Seok-joo SBS
2015 House of Bluebird Jang Tae-soo KBS2
Six Flying Dragons Yi Seong-gye SBS
2016 Love in the Moonlight Kim Heon KBS2
2017 Chicago Typewriter Beak Do-ha tvN
Man to Man Baek In-su JTBC

Musical theatre[edit]

Year Title Role
1984-1985 Jesus Christ Superstar Simon the Zealot
1993 Evita Juan Perón
1997-1998 Jesus Christ Superstar Pontius Pilate
2012 La Cage aux Folles[2] Monsieur Edouard Dindon


Year Title Publisher ISBN
2009 Chun Ho-jin's Woodworking DIY[3] Open House Books ISBN 9788993824230

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1992 28th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV) Love on a Jujube Tree Won
1994 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor Won
2004 41st Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor The Big Swindle Nominated
2007 44th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor A Dirty Carnival Nominated
2008 2nd Asian Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Skeletons in the Closet Nominated
2010 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho Nominated
2011 SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actor in a Drama Special City Hunter Nominated
2012 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Bridal Mask, My Daughter Seo-young Nominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Nominated
2013 2nd APAN Star Awards Acting Award, Actor My Daughter Seo-young, Two Weeks Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama Ugly Alert Nominated
2015 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Six Flying Dragons Nominated


  1. ^ Kim, Kyu Hyun. "Enemy at the Dead End". Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  2. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (30 August 2012). "Kim Ho-young spices up Korean La Cage". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ "천호진이 알려주는 생활목공 DIY !". Daily Woodworking (in Korean). 23 June 2010. Archived from the original on 2013-03-06. 

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