Jin Kyung

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Jin Kyung
Jin Kyung (cropped).jpg
Born (1972-03-27) March 27, 1972 (age 47)
EducationKorea National University of Arts - Art History
Years active1998–present
AgentStar Village Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJin Gyeong
McCune–ReischauerJin Kyǒng

Jin Kyung (born March 27, 1972) is a South Korean actress. Jin made her stage debut in 1998 and spent ten years in theater, before becoming active in film and television.[1] She won Best Supporting Actress at the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards for surveillance thriller Cold Eyes (2013).[2][3]



Year Title Role
2000 Sugar Hill (short film)
Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors
2001 I Wish I Had a Wife
Go West (short film)
Paradise Villa Woman with water purifier
2004 Too Beautiful to Lie Joo Young-ok
A Smile Writer Ahn
My Little Bride Newlywed woman
2005 The Bayer Piano Lesson for Children Vol. 1 (short film) Piano teacher
2006 Forbidden Quest Yoon-seo's wife
Love Phobia Female teacher
2008 The Room Nearby Teacher Park
2009 The Case of Itaewon Homicide Prosecutor Park's wife
Fly, Penguin Kwon Soo-min
Where Are You Going? Homeroom teacher
2010 Happy Killers Mi-young
2011 GLove Nun teacher
Hanji Female section chief
Head Female nurse
A Reason to Live
2012 Unbowed Park Jun's wife
Hoya (Eighteen, Nineteen) Homeroom teacher (cameo)
Miss Conspirator Miss Go (cameo)
2013 My Paparotti Mi-sun
Cold Eyes Department head Lee
2014 Slow Video Old maid Shim
2015 Perfect Proposal Hye-jin
Veteran Joo-yeon
Assassination Ahn Seong-sim
You Call It Passion CEO Jang
2016 Master Kim Mi-yong
2018 Love+Sling Mi-ra
The Witness Soo-jin

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2011 War of the Roses Kim Nan-jung SBS
2012 My Husband Got a Family Min Ji-young KBS2
Phantom Oh Yeon-sook (guest) SBS
The Innocent Man Hyun Jung-hwa KBS2
Cheer Up, Mr. Kim! Jo Jae-nam KBS1
2013 Gu Family Book Yeo-joo MBC
The Queen's Classroom Jung Hwa-shin
Good Doctor Nam Joo-yeon KBS2
Basketball Woman from Bamsil tvN
Drama Special "Outlasting Happiness" Jin-kyung KBS2
2014 Wonderful Days Cha Hae-joo
It's Okay, That's Love Lee Young-jin SBS
Tears of Heaven Adoptive mother (cameo) MBN
Drama Special
"The Girl Who Became a Photo"
Seo Ji-eun KBS2
Pinocchio Song Cha-ok SBS
2015 Blood Choi Kyung-in KBS2
The Time We Were Not in Love Choi Mi-hyang SBS
Oh My Venus Choi Hye-ran KBS2
2016 Uncontrollably Fond Shin Young-ok
Local Hero Sun-young OCN
Woman with a Suitcase Goo Ji-Hyun MBC
Dr. Romantic Oh Myeong-shim SBS
2017 Untouchable Jung Yoon-mi JTBC
2018 My Only One[4] Na Hong-joo KBS2


Year Title Role Reprised
1998 Secret Royal Inspector Park Mun-su Park Mun-su
Fish Origami
The Broken Jug
1999 Sotong and Bultong
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
2000 싸움터의 산책
Yi Jang Nok-su 2001, 2006, 2009, 2010
2002 Stop It
Caligula No. 1237
2003 Conditions for Being a Villain
Generation After Generation
Come and See Me Reporter Park 2006
2005 Wit
Art in June
Art Soo-yeon
Boy's Life
2007 Reflection
8 Femmes[5] Louise
Oresteia Cassandra
2008 The Tenant
An Exploration of the Mind
2009 Turn Around and Leave[6] Chae Hee-ju
2010 Closer[7] Anna
The Phantom of the Curtain Call[8] Marie
2011 Cooking with Elvis Mam
2013 이제는 애처가 Sakura

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2012 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress My Husband Got a Family, The Innocent Man Nominated
2013 22nd Buil Film Awards Cold Eyes Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Good Doctor Nominated
2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards Cold Eyes Won
SBS Drama Awards Special Award, Actress in a Miniseries It's Okay, That's Love, Pinocchio Won
KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Wonderful Days, The Girl Who Became a Photo Nominated
2015 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Veteran Nominated
2016 11th Max Movie Awards Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Genre Drama Dr. Romantic Nominated
2018 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress My Only One Nominated
Best Couple (with Choi Soo-jong)[9] Won
2019 39th Golden Cinema Film Festival Jury’s Special Award N/A Won[10]


  1. ^ Lee, Ju-yeon (22 August 2013). "진경: 늦게 타올랐으나 오래 타오를". Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-12-16.
  2. ^ Elley, Derek (9 November 2013). "Cold Eyes". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2014-12-16.
  3. ^ Chung, Joo-won (27 May 2014). "Song Gang-ho, Jun Ji-hyun get top nods at Baeksang Awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-12-16.
  4. ^ ""Only on My Side" Park Sang-won, Cha Hwa-yeon, Im Ye-jin, and Jin Kyung Join the Team". Hancinema. August 12, 2018.
  5. ^ Cho, Chung-un (5 September 2007). "Secrets and lies in the countryside". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-12-16.
  6. ^ "2009.1.8 Event Calendar". Korea JoongAng Daily. 8 January 2009. Retrieved 2014-12-16.
  7. ^ "Moon Geun-young says "trying to be less friendly"". 10Asia. 21 July 2010. Retrieved 2014-12-16.
  8. ^ Min, Ines (8 December 2010). "Play-within-play brings haunted comedy". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 16 December 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-16.
  9. ^ "[2018 KBS 연기대상] 유동근 대상 "장미희 덕분인데 내가 왜..대하드라마 부활 기원"". 10Asia (in Korean). January 1, 2019.
  10. ^ "Korea Gold Awards honors winners". Korea JoongAng Daily. 31 July 2019.

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