Jung Gyu-woon

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Jung Gyu-woon
Jung Gyu-woon (정겨운) in Jan 2015.jpg
Born (1982-06-28) June 28, 1982 (age 37)
OccupationActor
Years active2004–present
Agent
Spouse(s)Kim Woo Rim
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationJeong Gyeo-un
McCune–ReischauerJŏng Gyŏun

Jung Gyu-woon (Korean정겨운; born June 28, 1982) is a South Korean actor.

Career[edit]

Jung Gyu-woon made acting his debut in 2004 with the mobile drama Five Stars. He first gained notice in 2008 when he took two contrasting roles — as a crazy young executive in Bitter Sweet Life and a calm and patient boyfriend who suffers for love in Women of the Sun.[1]

His popularity grew with the 2009 melodramas Again, My Love,[2] and Loving You a Thousand Times; the latter became the first Korean drama exported to Bulgaria.[3][4] In 2010 to 2011, Jung began to get cast in leading roles, which included a judo athlete training for the Olympics in Dr. Champ, a cop working in the violent crimes division in forensic medical series Sign,[1][5] and a man who falls for a maid in Romance Town.[6][7]

Jung received the best reviews of his career yet for his portrayal of a corporate spy in 2012's History of a Salaryman.[8][9] This was followed by the family drama Wonderful Mama (2013), the time travel thriller God's Gift - 14 Days (2014), and the makeover romantic comedy Birth of a Beauty (2014).

Personal life[edit]

Jung married his girlfriend, a former model turned web designer, on April 5, 2014. On March 30, 2016 it was reported that he has divorced.[10][11][12]

In April 2017, Jung confirmed to be in a romantic relationship with a non-celebrity.[13] According to Jung's agency, he will be marrying for the second time on September 30, 2017. His fiancé is revealed to be a music student who majored in classical piano. The couple has been dating for one year before deciding to marry.[14][15]

Filmography[edit]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2004 Five Stars mobile drama
2005 Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy Lee Ho-joon SBS
2006 Dr. Kkang Detective Bae MBC
MBC Best Theater "그 남자의 질투" MBC
2007 Blissful Woman Choi Joon-ho KBS2
2008 Robber Jang Tae-oh SBS
Bitter Sweet Life Kang Sung-goo MBC
Women of the Sun Cha Dong-woo KBS2
2009 Again, My Love Lee Min-soo KBS2
Loving You a Thousand Times Baek Kang-ho SBS
Hometown Legends "The Grudge Island" Nam Sang-hun KBS2
2010 Dr. Champ Park Ji-heon SBS
2011 Sign Choi Yi-han SBS
Romance Town Kang Gun-woo KBS2
2012 History of a Salaryman Choi Hang-woo SBS
Take Care of Us, Captain Top star (cameo) SBS
I Need Romance 2012 Kim Han-sub (cameo) tvN
Horse Doctor Crown Prince Sohyeon (cameo) MBC
2013 Love in Memory SNS
Wonderful Mama Jang Hoon-nam SBS
After School: Lucky or Not (cameo, episodes 4, 12) Nate Hoppin/BTV/T-store
2014 God's Gift - 14 Days Hyun Woo-jin SBS
Wife Scandal - The Wind Rises The wife's lover
(episode 2: "Foolish Love")
TV Chosun
Birth of a Beauty Lee Kang-joon SBS
2015 To Be Continued Taxi driver (cameo) MBC Every 1
Oh My Venus Im Woo-shik KBS2
2017 You Are Too Much Park Hyun-joon MBC

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2006 Time Man 3
2012 The Reflection (short film) Ja-woon
The Spies Assistant manager Woo
2014 The Legacy Han Jung-do
2015 The Cat Funeral Hyun-suk
2016 The Uninvited – A Welcome Guest Ji-hoon
The Disappearance: Missing Wife Jo Tae-shik

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2012 Adrenaline XTM Host
SBS Gayo Daejeon - The Color of K-POP SBS
2015 Real Men Season 2 MBC Season 2 member
2018 Same Bed, Different Dreams 2: You Are My Destiny SBS Cast Members Episode 81-present

Music video[edit]

Year Song title Artist
2005 "Woman" Big Mama
2008 "Only You" KCM
2009 "Goodbye My Love" 8Eight

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2008 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Women of the Sun Won
2009 45th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV) Nominated
Andre Kim Best Star Awards Star Award N/A Won
SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Loving You a Thousand Times Won
Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama Again, My Love Nominated
2010 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Planning Drama Dr. Champ Nominated
2011 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special Sign, Dr. Champ Won
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama Romance Town Nominated
2012 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries History of a Salaryman Nominated
2013 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama Wonderful Mama Nominated
2014 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries God's Gift - 14 Days Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lee, Seung-han (12 May 2011). "Actor Jung Gyu-woon's Song Picks". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  2. ^ "Actor Jung Gyeo-woon Thanks Fellow Actresses". KBS Global. 15 April 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  3. ^ Kim, Heidi (5 January 2011). "SBS drama Love You Thousand Times to be shown in Bulgaria". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  4. ^ Lim, Hye-seon (7 May 2010). "Jung Gyu-woon to hold 1st Japan fan meeting". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  5. ^ Hong, Lucia (12 November 2010). "Jung Gyu-woon joins cast of upcoming SBS medical drama". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  6. ^ Hong, Lucia (27 April 2011). "Jung Gyu-woon becomes weighty for upcoming KBS drama". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  7. ^ Hong, Lucia (16 August 2011). "Jung Gyu-woon holds 2nd fan meeting in Japan over weekend". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  8. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (26 March 2012). "Interview: Jung Gyu Woon Shares He Still Holds Much Aspiration as an Actor". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  9. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (31 March 2012). "Interview: Jung Gyu Woon's Acting Transformation". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  10. ^ Lee, Cory (30 October 2013). "Jung Gyu-Woon to Tie the Knot Next Spring". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 6 April 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  11. ^ MacDonald, Joan (30 October 2013). "Another Kdrama Couple: Actor Jung Gyu Woon To Wed". KDramaStars. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  12. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (7 April 2014). "Actor Jung Gyeo-woon weds girlfriend". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  13. ^ Eom, Da-sol (18 April 2017). "Actor Jung Gyu-woon confirms romantic relationship". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2017-08-29.
  14. ^ Park, Yun-jin (28 August 2017). 정겨운 측 "음대 출신 예비신부와 9월 30일 결혼…축하 부탁". My Daily (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-08-29.
  15. ^ Kim, Eun-ae (28 August 2017). [공식입장 전문] 정겨운 측 "예비신부는 미모의 음대생, 축하 부탁". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-08-29.

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