Full Profile of Choi Jin-sil and Story of Her Family

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The Korean Actress Choi Jin-sil

Debuting as a model for the reputable South Korean electronics company Samsung, Choi Jin-sil slowly but surely improved her career from being the supporting cast to the lead cast on television dramas and movies and gained the title of being the Nation’s Actress. Not only having a beautiful face, Choi Jin-sil’s acting skills should not to be underestimated as her ability is appreciated through notable awards which she received, such as Best New Actress on Chunsa Film Art Awards in 1991, Most Popular Actress on Baeksang Arts Awards in 1991, 1995, and 1997, Best Actress on Korea Broadcasting Association Awards in 1998, Top Excellence Award in the category of Actress on SBS Drama Awards in 1994 and 1995, and Popular Star Award on Blue Dragon Film Awards since 1991 to 1998. Thus, in this article, Channel-Korea will explain all about Choi Jin-sil, including her full profile, television series, movie list, shocking death, younger brother’s death, and her family. So, stay tuned!

Choi Jin-sil’s Full Profile

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Real Name: Choi Jin-sil

Date of Birth: December 24, 1968, in Seoul, South Korea

Date of Death: October 2, 2008, in Seoul, South Korea

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Chinese Astrology: Monkey

Nationality: South Korean

Height: 163 cm

Education: Chungang University, Graduate School of Arts, Seonil Girls’ High School

Parents: Choi Guk-hyeon and Jeong Ok-suk

Choi Jin-sil’s Movie and TV Show Lists

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As explained previously, Choi Jin-sil was considered as a lovable actress by the nation and has starred in many movies and television dramas throughout her career. In addition, she had received many awards related to the acting field. Thus, in this section, Channel-Korea compiled a list of movies and television series that Choi Jin-sil acted in.

1988: MBC 500 Years of Joseon: The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyeong (as Moon Sook-ui)

1989: MBC 500 Years of Joseon: Sleepless Tree (as Pa Mun)

1989-1990: MBC Gaksibang Sarang Yeollyeonne Congratulations (as Kim Beom-kyeong)

1990: MBC Our Paradise (as Seung-mi)

1990: MBC Two Diaries (as High school student)

1990: The South Korean Army / North Korean Partisan in South Korea Nambugun (as Park Min-ja)

1990: KokchiTtan (as Hye-ji)

1990: My Love, My Bride (as Oh Mi-young)

1991: You Know What? It’s a Secret 2 (as Da-hye)

1991: Susanne Brink’s Arirang (as Susanne)

1992: The Room in the Forest (as So-yang)

1992: Mister Mama (as Yeong-joo)

1992: MBC Promise

1992: MBC Jealousy (as Yoo Ha-kyung)

1993: MBC Storming Season

1993: MBC Enchantment (as Ji-hoon)

1993: Woman for Love, Woman for Marriage / The Girl for Love and The One for Marriage (as Yu-ra)

1994: I Wish for What Is Forbidden to Me (as Kang Min-joo)

1994: To Kill My Wife / How to Top My Wife (as So-young)

1994: SBS- Scent of Love (as Yeong-jin)

1995: SBS- Asphalt Man (as Oh Hwa-ryun)

1995: SBS- Jazz (as Chae Song-hwa)

1995: SBS- Dream Racers

1995: MBC- APT Apartment (as Cha Na-ri)

1995: Mom Has a Lover / Mom Has a New Boyfriend (as Eun-jae)

1995: Who Drives Me Mad? (as Joo-yeong)

1996: Ghost Mama (as In-ju)

1997: Holiday in Seoul (as Telephone Operator)

1997: Baby Sale (as Ji-hyun)

1997: The Letter (as Jeong-in)

1997: MBC- You and I (as Yoon Soo-kyung)

1997: MBC- Wish Upon a Star / Star in My Heart (as Lee Yoon-hee)

1998: MBC- Memories (as Seo In-young)

1998: Yes, Let’s Live Truthfully Today Too (autobiography book)

1999: MBC- Roses and Bean Sprouts (Son Mi-na)

1999: Mayonnaise (as Daughter named Ah-jung)

2002: Gingko Bed 2 / Moyuru Tsuki: The Legend of Gingko (as Bi)

2002: MBC- Since We Met (as Lee Ok-hwa)

2003: MBC- War of the Roses (as Oh Mi-young)

2005: KBS2- War of Roses / My Rosy Life (as Maeng Soon-yi)

2007: MBC- Bad Woman, Good Woman (as Sae-yeong)

2008: MBC- The Last Scandal of My Life (as Hong Sun-hee)

2008: MBC- Choi Jin-sil Truth and Lie (as MC)