Full Profile of Korean Actress, Jo An

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Jo An, the Korean Actress

Having started her career in the late 1990s, Jo An is known as an actress who starred in dramas and films which focused on family and household, crime, and romance. Her work as an actress is well-appreciated through the awards she has received, such as the New Star Award for her acting on The Land at the SBS Drama Awards in 2004, Best New Actress for her acting in Lifting King Kong at the 17th Chunsa Film Art Awards in 2009, and the Excellence Award for the category of Actress in a Daily Drama at the KBS Drama Awards in 2009. In this article, Channel-Korea will explain to you all about Jo An,  including her full profile and the list of her television dramas, movies, variety shows, and radio shows. So, stay tuned!

Jo An’s Full Profile

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Real Name: Jo Kyung Jin

Stage Name: Jo An

Date of Birth: Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea, 14 November 1982

Age: 37 (Korean age) / 36 (International age)

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Chinese Astrology: Dog

Nationality: South Korean

Height: 165 cm

Weight: 45 kg

Blood Type: AB

Education: Chung Ang University, with a major in Department of Theater

Siblings: 1 (a brother)

Talent Agency: KeyEast

List of Jo An’s TV Shows and Movies

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As was  previously stated, Jo An is more known as a television series actress, yet she also has popular movies under her belt, one of the most popular ones being Lifting King Kong which led to her receiving an award for Best New Actress. Besides acting, Jo An has also has hosted variety and radio shows, which made her into a versatile public figure. In this section, Channel-Korea has compiled a list of television series, films, variety shows, and radio shows that Jo An has starred in and appeared on.

1999 – MBC Goodbye My Love

2000 – MBC New Nonstop

2001 – KBS2 Drama City: Women’s Prison Stories

2001 – KBS2 Drama City: Run

2001 – Sorum (Supporting Role as Eun-soo)

2002 – KBS2 Drama City: Jeon Sang-seo’s Father

2002 – SBS Hwatu

2002 – MBC Golden Wagon

2002 – MBC Drama Net Hi! Don’t

2003 – KBS2 Bodyguard

2003 – SBS First Love (Main Role as Oh Hee-soo)

2003 – Whispering Corridors 3: Wishing Stairs (Main Role as Uhm Hye-joo)

2004 – Spin Kick (Supporting Role as Soo-bin)

2004 – MBC MBC Best Theater: Happy Ending for All (Supporting Role as Kim Eun-chae)

2004 – SBS The Land (Supporting Role as Gwi-nyeo)

2005 – KBS2 Take My Hand (Supporting Role as Jung Eun-mi)

2005 – KBS2 Drama City: Summer, A Tale of Goodbye (Supporting Role as Yoon-joo)

2005 – MBC MBC Best Theater: She’s Looking (Supporting Role as Ji-young)

2005 – MBC Dramanet Chosun Police (as Seo-eun)

2006 – KBS1 Seoul 1945 (Supporting Role as Kim Ma-ri / Kim Yeon-kyung, Hye-kyung’s younger sister)

2006 – Holiday (Supporting Role as Go Hyo-joo)

2007 – Project Makeover (Main Role as the 18-year-old version of Na Jung-joo)

2007 – Muoi: The Legend of a Portrait (Main Role as Yoon-hee)

2008 – Out of My Intention (short film) (Supporting Role as Ok-gyeong)

2008 – Antique (Guest Role as Jin-hyeok’s first girlfriend)

2009 – Lifting King Kong (Main Role  Role as Park Young-ja)

2009 – KBS1 Everybody Cha-cha-cha (Main Role as Kang Na-yoon)

2009 – Hello My Love (Main Role as Kim Ho-jung)

2010 – SBS Three Sisters (Main Role as Kim Eun-joo)

2010 – tvN Joseon X-Files (Guest Role as Boo-ok on episode 5)

2010 – A Good Night’s Sleep for the Bad (Supporting Role as Lee Hye-kyung)

2011 – KBS1 Gwanggaeto The Great Conqueror / King Gwanggaeto the Great (Supporting Role as Dam-joo)

2011 – OCN Special Affairs Team TEN (Main Role as Nam Ye-ri)

2011 – A Piano on the Sea (Main Role as Eun-ji)

2012 – KBS2 Drama Special: Mellow in May (Main Role as Han Oh-wol)

2012 – SBS Law of the Jungle W Season 3 (as Cast Member)

2013 – EBS FM Fairy Tales for Adults (as DJ)

2013 – OCN Special Affairs Team TEN Season 2 (Main Role as Nam Ye-ri)

2013 – My Little Hero / A Wonderful Moment (Main Role as Sung-hee)

2013 – MBC Shining Romance (Supporting Role as Jang Chae-ri)

2013 – Blood and Ties (Supporting Role as Yeon Bo-ra)

2014 – Tuning Fork (Main Role as Hyang-ok)

2015 – Old Bicycle (Supporting Role as Mi-ja)

2015 – MBC The Dearest Lady (Main Role as Han Ah-joong)