Jeon Mi-seon

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Jeon Mi-seon
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Jeon in 2019
Born(1970-12-07)December 7, 1970
Seoul, South Korea
DiedJune 29, 2019(2019-06-29) (aged 48)
Jeonju, North Jeolla, South Korea
Cause of deathSuicide
EducationSeoul Institute of the Arts
Years active1986–2019
AgentLejel E&M
Spouse(s)Park Sang-hoon
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJeon Mi-seon
McCune–ReischauerChŏn Misŏn

Jeon Mi-seon (December 7, 1970 – June 29, 2019) was a South Korean actress. Though best known as a supporting actress in films and television series such as Memories of Murder (2003), Moon Embracing the Sun (2012), and Hide and Seek (2013), Jeon Mi-seon also played the leading role in Love Is a Crazy Thing (2005).[1][2][3][4]


Jeon was found dead by hanging at a hotel in Jeonju on June 29, 2019, in what police have described as a likely suicide.[5][6][7] She was 48.



Year Title Role
1990 Well, Let's Look at the Sky Sometimes Eun-kyung
1991 Theresa's Lover Jin-hee
1993 No Emergency Exit Eun-ji
1994 Sado Sade Impotence Young-mi
The Young Man Jin-yi
1998 Christmas in August Ji-won
2001 Bungee Jumping of Their Own Seo In-woo's wife
2003 Memories of Murder Kwak Seol-young
2004 A Wacky Switch Lee Dong-hwa's ex-wife
2005 Love Is a Crazy Thing Eo-jin
2006 Mission Sex Control Soon-yi
2008 BA:BO Seung-ryong's mother
2009 City of Damnation Park Jong-ki's wife
On Next Sunday Choi So-ra's mother
Mother Mi-seon
The Executioner Yoon-sun
2010 Wedding Dress Ji-hye
2011 Funny Neighbors[8] Jo Mi-ra
A Piano on the Sea
2013 Hide and Seek Min-ji
2016 The Last Ride Go-hwan's Mother
2017 My Last Love Hwa-yeon
2019 The King's Letters Queen Sohun

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role
1986 MBC Best Theater "What Is Santa Claus?"
1988 Land Lee Bong-soon
1989 Country Diaries (until 2002) Sook-yi
1990 Years of Ambition
1991 West Wind
Eyes of Dawn Oh Soon-ae
1992 To Give Over Campfire Kang Soo-hee
1994 Eldest Sister
1996 Until We Can Love Lee Yoo-mi
Drama Game "Stronger Than Death" Mo-ran
MBC Best Theater "Sallie and Suzie" Suzie
1998 MBC Best Theater "설사약 권하는 사회" Unmarried woman
Hometown Legends "Gokseong Tomb"
1999 MBC Best Theater "Destiny" Madam Kang
2000 Emperor Wang Gun Queen Sinmyeongsunseong
2002 Miss Mermaid Yoon Sung-mi
Rustic Period Park Gye-sook
2003 Screen Park Joo-young
Briar Flower Kim Soo-ok
2006 Hwang Jini Jin Hyun-geum
My Love Jang Mi-ran's coworker
2008 East of Eden Lee Jung-ja
2009 The Accidental Couple Cha Yun-kyung
2010 King of Baking, Kim Takgu Kim Mi-sun
2011 Royal Family Im Yoon-seo
Ojakgyo Family Kim Mi-sook
Girl K[9] Cha In-sook
Poseidon Park Min-jung
2012 Moon Embracing the Sun Jang Nok-young
The Thousandth Man Gu Mi-seon
Five Fingers[10] Song Nam-joo
2013 Pure Love Kim Sun-mi
Passionate Love Yang Eun-sook
2014 The Full Sun Baek Nan-joo
2015 More Than a Maid Lady Yoon
Who Are You: School 2015 Song Mi-kyung
The Return of Hwang Geum-bok Hwang Eun-sil
Reply 1988 Adult Sung Bo-ra
Six Flying Dragons Boon-yi's Mother
2016 The Unusual Family Shim Sun-ae
Mirror of the Witch Ms. Son, Heo-jun's stepmother
Love in the Moonlight Lady Park
2017 Chicago Typewriter Madam Sophia, Jeon-seol's mother
The Guardians Park Yoon-hee
Andante Shi-kyung's mother
Witch at Court Go Jae-suk
2017 Love Returns Gil Eun-jung
2018 Tempted Seol Young-won
2019 He Is Psychometric[11] Kang Eun-joo

Music video[edit]

Year Title Artist
2006 Let's Not Meet Again Jang Hye-jin
2014 특집 - 불후의 명곡2 Jeon Mi Seon & Son Jun Ho


Year Title Role
2009-2014 Our Mother, 3 Days and 2 Nights Daughter (Mi-young)
2009 No Suicides Allowed in Spring

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1994 17th Golden Cinematography Awards Best New Actress Sado Sade Impotence Won
2003 24th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Memories of Murder Nominated
2006 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Hwang Jini Won
2009 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress The Accidental Couple Nominated
2010 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress King of Baking, Kim Takgu Nominated
2012 5th Korea Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress Moon Embracing the Sun Nominated
1st K-Drama Star Awards Acting Award, Actress Nominated
MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Actress Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Five Fingers Nominated
2013 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Hide and Seek Nominated
21st Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards Excellence Award, Actress in Film Won
2014 34th Golden Cinema Festival Best Supporting Actress Won
2015 2015 SBS Drama Awards Special Actress (daily drama) The Return of Hwang Geum-bok Won


  1. ^ Jeon, Jeong-yoon (1 December 2005). <연애> 의 전미선, "사랑도, 주연도 늦깎이...딱 내얘기". Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved 2015-02-05.
  2. ^ 전미선 "마흔에 가까우니 용기 더 생겨". Yonhap (in Korean). 12 April 2011. Retrieved 2015-02-05.
  3. ^ Lee, Sun-min (18 July 2013). "Drama actors promote new film Hide and Seek". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-02-05.
  4. ^ Kim, Dong-joo (18 July 2013). "Son Hyun Joo & Jeon Mi Sun at press conference of Hide And Seek". StarN News. Retrieved 2015-02-05.
  5. ^ "Actress found dead in Jeonju hotel". 2019-06-29.
  6. ^ "Actress Jun Mi-sun found dead in apparent suicide: Police". 2019-06-29.
  7. ^ "Jeon Mi-seon, Actress in 'The King's Letters,' Dies at 48".
  8. ^ "Actresses pose at a press preview of their new film Funny Neighbors: From left, Yoon Se-ah, Jeon Mi-sun and Yoon Seung-ah". The Chosun Ilbo. 9 April 2011. Retrieved 2015-02-05.
  9. ^ Choi, Eun-hwa (28 August 2011). "Girl K Takes Over TV Screens". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 2015-02-05.
  10. ^ "Five Fingers cast members attend press conference". 10Asia. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 2015-02-05.
  11. ^ 박철민→이승준 '사이코메트리 그녀석' 믿보배 라인업 확정. Sports Chosun (in Korean). Naver. December 11, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.

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