Full Profile of Korean Actor, Jung Eun-pyo

Jung Eun pyo

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Jung Eun-pyo is a South Korean actor who was born on March 27, 1966. He has been active both on the stage and screen since 1990, notably in the film Kilimanjaro. Because of that film, he received an award for Best Supporting actor at the Grand Bell Awards. He is also recognized for his roles in many television dramas, such as Dongyi, Moon Embracing the Sun and God’s Gift – 14 Days. His activities also include his skills on stage. He has appeared in various theater performances between his debut and now.

Jung Eun-pyo’s Profile

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Name Jung Eun-pyo
Hangul: 정은표
Birthdate: March 27, 1966 (52 years old)
Birthplace: Gokseong County, South Jeolla Province, South Korea
Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts – Theater
Years active: 1990–present
Spouse(s): Kim Ha-yan
Children: 3

In TV series and dramas, Jung is more known for supporting roles. His roles are mostly as teachers or empire members, and he appears often in historical period dramas. Jung’s friendly face and funny gestures often earn him supporting roles as empire’s credence or as the King’s/Prince’s right hand. If you are curious about his friendly and funny gestures in his roles, check out this list of Jung Eun-pyo’s filmography!

TV Series:

  • Cross (tvN / 2018) – Kim Cheol-Ho
  • The Flower in Prison | Okjoonghwa (MBC / 2016) – Ji Chun-Deuk
  • All About My Mom | Bootakhaeyo Eomma (KBS2 / 2015-2016) – Section Chief Yang
  • Divorce Lawyer in Love | Yihonbyeonhosaneun Yeonaejoong (SBS / 2015) – Kim Gwan-Woo (ep.4)
  • Kill Me, Heal Me | Kilmi, Hilmi (MBC / 2015) – psychiatrist (cameo)
  • Fated To Love You | Woonmyungcheoreom Neol Saranghae (MBC / 2014) – Compay President Park
  • Angel Eyes | Enjelaizeu (SBS / 2014) – Dong-Joo’s teacher
  • God’s Gift – 14 Days | Shinui Sunmool – 14il (SBS / 2014) – Ki Dong-Ho (Dong-Chan’s brother)
  • Let’s Eat | Shiksyareul Habshida (tvN / 2013-2014) – police officer (cameo)
  • My Love From the Star | Byeoleseo On Namja (SBS / 2013-2014) – Yoon Sung-Dong (ep.6)
  • Gu Am Heo Joon | Guam Heojoon (MBC / 2013) – Im Oh-Geun
  • Incarnation of Money | Donui Hwashin (SBS / 2013) – Hwang Jang-Sik
  • The Innocent Man | Sesang Eodiedo Eobneun Chakan Namja (KBS2 / 2012) – Manager Jung (cameo)
  • Dr. Jin | Dakteo Jin (MBC / 2012) – Heo Gwang
  • The Moon Embracing The Sun | Haereul Poomeun Dal (MBC / 2012) – Eunuch Hyung-Sun
  • Paradise Ranch | Paradaiseu Mokjang (SBS / 2011) – president Yang
  • Sign (SBS / 2011) – Kim Wan-Tae
  • Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho | Gumiho: Yeowoonuyidyun (KBS2 / 2010) – Gumiho’s husband
  • Dong Yi (MBC / 2010) – Ge Dwo Ra’s father
  • High Kick! 2 | Jibong Ddulgo Haikick (MBC / 2009-2010) – Bo-Seok’s friend / cameo ep 17
  • Korean Ghost Stories | Jeolseolui Gohyang (KBS2 / 2008) – Mak-Suk (Ep.5 “Oh Goo the Exorcism”)
  • Love and Law | Daehanminguk Byeonhosa (MBC / 2008) – President Moon
  • You Stole My Heart | Nan nege Manhaeteo (KBS2 / 2008) – Nam Hang-Ku
  • Hong Gil-Dong, The Hero | Kwaedo Honggildong (KBS2 / 2008) – Monk Hae-Myung
  • Kang Nam Mom | Kangnam Eomma Ddarajabgi (SBS / 2007) – Lee Tae-Goo
  • Perfect Neighbor | Wonbyeokhan Yioteul Mannineun Beom (SBS / 2007) – Mr. Choi
  • Loveholic | Reobeuheulreok (KBS2 / 2005)
  • Immortal Admiral Yi Sun Shin | Bulmyeolui Yi Sun Shin (KBS / 2004)
  • Only You | Ahnae (KBS2 / 2003)

Movies:

  • Summer Snow | Mianhae Saranghae Gomaweo (2015) – Oh Sung-Geun
  • The Hero | Deo Hieoro (2013) – Director
  • Heartbreak Library | Keu Namjaui Chaek 198Jjeuk (2008) – pharmacist
  • Le Grand Chef | Sikgaek (2007) – Hyo-Sung
  • A Good Day to Have an Affair | Baram Pigi Joheun Nal (2007) – motel clerk
  • Sunflower | Haebaragi (2006) – Doctor
  • Mapado : Island of Fortunes | Mapado (2005) – Mr. Kang
  • Princess Aurora | Orora Gongju (2005) – unlocks key
  • DMZ, bimujang jidae (2004) – Kwon Hae-ryong
  • Natural City | Naechureol Siti (2003) – Dr. Zero
  • Into the Mirror | Geoul sokeuro (2003) – Kim Il-Hwan
  • Show Show Show (2003) – Yong-man
  • Family (2002)
  • Break Out (2002)
  • Hae-jeok, Disco King | Hae-jeok, discowang doeda (2002)
  • 4 Toes | 4 balgarak (2002) – Bartender
  • Kilimanjaro (2000) – Sergeant
  • Happy Funeral Director | Haengbokhan jangeuisa (2000) – Dae-shik
  • Phantom: The Submarine | Yuryeong (1999)
  • A Man Among Men | Jincha sanai (1996)
  • Do You Believe in Jazz? (1996)
  • Ggok-Ji-Ddan | 꼭지딴 (1990)

Moreover, his passion for theater is as big as his passion for on screen acting. He has appeared in various plays in the theater. Even before he started appearing on TV and the big screen, Jung started his career in the theater. He started with a role in Unsangak (An Arbor Over the Clouds) in 1990, and continued ever since. For his roles, he has achieved an award at the 31st Baeksang Arts Awards in the Best New Actor (Theater) category, and won several others awards, such as at the 2001 38th Grand Bell Awards for Best Supporting Actor for the Kilimanjaro movie.