Jung Jin-young

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Jung Jin-young
Jeong Jin-yeong.2011.jpg
Jung in 2011
Born (1964-11-19) November 19, 1964 (age 53)
Seoul, South Korea
Education Seoul National University - Korean Language and Literature
Occupation Actor
Years active 1988–present
Agent FNC Entertainment
Korean name
Revised Romanization Jeong Jin-yeong
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng Chinyŏng

Jung Jin-young (Hangul정진영; born November 19, 1964) is a South Korean actor.[1] He has starred in numerous films, including Hi! Dharma!, Bunt,[2] and The Case of Itaewon Homicide. But Jung is best known for his frequent collaborations with director Lee Joon-ik, namely Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield and its sequel Battlefield Heroes, The Happy Life,[3] Sunny,[4] and particularly for his role as King Yeonsan in the hugely successful King and the Clown.[5][6][7][8]

Jung also appeared in the television series The Kingdom of The Winds, Dong Yi,[9][10] Brain,[11] and Love Rain.



Year Title Role Notes
1992 Opening the Closed School Gates
1994 로자를 위하여 Short film
1995 Terrorist
1997 Green Fish 3rd brother also credited as assistant director
1997 Partner
1998 A Promise Eom Gi-tak
1999 The Ring Virus Choi Yeol
2000 Bichunmoo
2001 Prison World Cup
2001 Guns & Talks
2001 Hi! Dharma! Cheong-myeong
2003 Wild Card Oh Young-dal
2003 Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield
2004 Hi! Dharma 2: Showdown in Seoul Monk Jeong-myeong
2004 Chul-soo and Young-hee Bulldog teacher Cameo
2005 King and the Clown King Yeonsan
2006 Love Phobia Dr. Chu Cameo
2006 If You Were Me 3 "An Ephemeral Life"
2007 Bunt Heo Jin-gyoo
2007 For Eternal Hearts Professor Soo-yeong Cameo
2007 The Happy Life
2008 Sunny Kim Jeong-man
2009 The Case of Itaewon Homicide Public prosecutor Park
2011 Battlefield Heroes Kim Yoo-sin
2011 S.I.U. Hwang Doo-soo
2012 Love 911 Detective Oh Cameo
2013 Miracle in Cell No. 7 Jang Min-hwan Special appearance
2014 Another Promise Judge
2014 Tabloid Truth President Park
2014 Ode to My Father Deok-soo's father
2015 Gangnam Blues Gil-soo
2015 Time Renegade Chief Kang
2016 Pandora Pyeong-seok
2016 Grandfather Kim Yang-don
2017 Claire's Camera Director So Wan-soo
2017 A Taxi Driver Reporter Lee Special appearance
2017 Man of Will Go Jin-sa
2017 The Swindlers Hwang Yoo-seok Special appearance
2018 Heung-boo: The Revolutionist Jo Hang-ri
2018 Grass Kyung-soo
2018 Ode to the Goose Innkeeper

Television series[edit]

Year Korean title English title Role Network Notes
2007 거침없이 하이킥 Unstoppable High Kick! Himself MBC Cameo (ep. 108)
2008 바람의 나라 The Kingdom of The Winds King Yuri KBS2
2010 동이 Dong Yi Seo Yong-gi MBC
2011 영도다리를 건너다 Crossing the Yengdo Bridge Baek Ik-duk KBS2
2011-2012 브레인 Brain Kim Sang-chul
2012 사랑비 Love Rain Seo In-ha
2012-2013 전우치 Jeon Woo-chi Jeon Woo-chi's Teacher Cameo (ep. 1 &6)
2014 엔젤 아이즈 Angel Eyes Yoon Jae-bum SBS
2015-2016 화려한 유혹 Glamorous Temptation Kang Suk-hyun MBC
2018 스케치 Sketch Jang Tae-joon JTBC

Variety show[edit]

Year Korean title English title Role Network Notes
2002-2006 그것이 알고 싶다 I Want to Know Himself/MC SBS Main Host
2011 다큐스페셜 MBC Documentary Special Himself/Narrator MBC Narrator
휴먼 서바이벌 도전자 Human Survival Challenger in Hawaii Himself/MC KBS2 Main Host
I Am a Singer 2 Himself/MC MBC Main Host


  • 꼬마삼총사 하롱하롱 탐험대 (1990)



  1. ^ "JUNG Jin-young". Korean Film Council. 2013-05-21. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  2. ^ Kim, Tae-jong (24 April 2007). "Movies Reflect on Contemporary Fathers". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  3. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (11 September 2007). "Middle-Aged Men Escape, Onscreen". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  4. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (1 July 2008). "Sunny to Bring New Light to Vietnam War". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  5. ^ Lee, Seung-jae (22 December 2005). "The King and the Clown Is Story of Everyman". The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  6. ^ "The King and the Clown Bursts with Sheer Energy". The Chosun Ilbo. 3 January 2006. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  7. ^ Lee, Jun-ho (9 January 2006). "What Drove the King Crazy?". OhmyNews International. Archived from the original on 20 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  8. ^ Paquet, Darcy (21 March 2006). "King and the Clown". OhmyNews International. Archived from the original on 30 August 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  9. ^ Han, Sang-hee (21 March 2010). "Will Dong-yi Become Next Jewel in the Palace?". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  10. ^ Lee, Ji-hye (7 May 2010). "Han Hyo-joo says she "hold fast" to her role in Dong Yi". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  11. ^ Noh, Hyun-gi (9 November 2011). "Medical dramas making comeback to small screen". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 2013-05-21.

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