Jun Tae-soo

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Jun Tae-soo
Born(1984-03-04)March 4, 1984
DiedJanuary 21, 2018(2018-01-21) (aged 33)
South Korea
EducationSeowon University
Years active2007–2013
AgentHaewadal Entertainment
FamilyHa Ji-won (sister)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJeon Tae-su
McCune–ReischauerChŏn Taesu

Jun Tae-soo (Korean전태수; March 2, 1984 – January 21, 2018)[1][2] was a South Korean actor. He was best known for his role on the popular 2010 television series Sungkyunkwan Scandal.[3]


Jun Tae-soo was born on March 2, 1984 in Boryeong, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. His older sister is acclaimed South Korean actress Ha Ji-won.[4][2] He studied sculpture at Seowon University.[5]

Jun made his acting debut in 2007 and later gained popularity playing the antagonist on the hit 2010 television series Sungkyunkwan Scandal.[6] He appeared next in the sitcom All My Love For You, but left the series in 2011 after being arrested for assaulting a taxi driver and two policemen while he was under the influence of alcohol. His last acting role was on the 2013 television series The King's Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang.[7]

Jun died at his home on January 21, 2018, of an apparent suicide.[6] He was being treated for depression at the time of his death.[2]



Year Title Role Network Ref.
2007 Good Day to Love Bae Jang-ho SBS [citation needed]
Kid Gang OCN [citation needed]
The King and I Han Chi-geun SBS [8]
2010 Sungkyunkwan Scandal Ha In-soo KBS2 [9][10]
All My Love Jeon Tae-soo MBC [11]
It's Okay, Daddy's Girl Park Jong-suk SBS [12]
2011 You're Here, You're Here, You're Really Here Kim Gul-joo MBN [13]
2013 Blooded Palace: The War of Flowers Nam-hyeok JTBC [14]
The King's Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang Jin-mu MBC [15]


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2009 The Madonna Sung-jin short film [citation needed]
K&J Fate [citation needed]

Music video[edit]

Year Song Title Artist Ref.
2007 "How Are You" Two:Some [6]
2011 "Don't Act Countrified" Ali [16]


  1. ^ "Jeon Tae-soo (전태수, Korean actor)". HanCinema. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  2. ^ a b c "S. Korean Actress Ha Ji-Won in Mourning Following Death of Her Own Brother: Actor Jeon Tae-Su Dies of Depressive Disorder". The Seoul Times. 2018-02-01. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  3. ^ "Ha Ji-won's Actor Brother Dies in Unexplained Circumstances". The Chosun Ilbo. 2018-01-23. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  4. ^ O, Ju-yeong (2018-01-22). 충남 보령 출신 하지원 남동생 전태수 '비보'. The Joongdo Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  5. ^ Lee, Da-bi (2018-01-22). 하지원 동생 배우 전태수, 21일 사망…'우울증 치료 중 비보'. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  6. ^ a b c Hong, You-kyoung (2018-01-23). "Jun Tae-su found dead in apparent suicide". Korea JooAng Daily. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  7. ^ Hicap, Jonathan (2018-01-22). "Korean actor Jun Tae Soo dead at 33". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  8. ^ "King and I Cast (Korean Drama - 2007) - 왕과 나". HanCinema. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  9. ^ Wee, Geun-woo (14 September 2010). "My Name Is: Jun Tae-su". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Sungkyunkwan Scandal Cast (Korean Drama - 2010) - 성균관 스캔들". HanCinema. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  11. ^ "All my Love Cast (Korean Drama - 2010) - 몽땅 내사랑". HanCinema. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  12. ^ "It's Okay, Daddy's Girl Cast (Korean Drama - 2010) - 괜찮아, 아빠딸". HanCinema. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  13. ^ "Come, Come, Absolutely Come Cast (Korean Drama - 2011) - 왔어 왔어 제대로 왔어". HanCinema. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  14. ^ Choi, Eun-hwa (26 March 2013). "Jun Tae Su Injured While Shooting Cruel Palace". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-05-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "The Daughter of the Emperor Cast (Korean Drama - 2013) - 제왕의 딸, 수백향". HanCinema. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  16. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (2011-12-12). "Ten months after assaulting driver, Jun Tae-su takes on new role". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-05-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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