Kim Jung-nan: Profile and Facts

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Kim Jung-nan, the Korean Actress and Radio DJ

Having been active since 1991 after starring in a KBS2 drama in a supporting role, Kim Hyun-ah, more commonly known by her stage name Kim Jung-nan, has been around South Korea’s entertainment industry for more than 20 years as an actress and radio DJ. Her achievements as an actress cannot be underestimated as she has won many awards, such as Best New Actress at the 7th KBS Drama Awards in 1993 and the 30th Baeksang Arts Awards in 1994, Acting Award in the category of actress at the 1st K-Drama Star Awards in 2010, and Special Acting Award in the category of Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama at the 20th SBS Drama Awards in 2012. In this article, Channel-Korea will explain all about Kim Jung-nan, including her full profile and the list of her television series, films, and television shows. So, keep reading!

Full Profile of Kim Jung-nan

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Real Name: Kim Hyun Ah

Stage Name: Kim Jung Nan

Date of Birth: Seoul, South Korea, 16 July 1971

Age: 48 (Korean age) / 47 (International age)

Occupation: Actress and Radio DJ

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Chinese Astrology: Pig

Nationality: South Korean

Height: 163 cm

Weight: 47 kg

Blood Type: AB

Education: Dongguk University, with a major in Department of Theater and Film

Talent Agency: K Star Entertainment

List of Kim Jung-nan’s Dramas, Movies, and TV Shows

Despite debuting in the 1990s, it was only ten years later that Kim Jung-nan’s career as an actress skyrocketed, thanks to her lead role as the heroine of A Gentleman’s Dignity, which was aired on SBS. Not only is she an actress, Kim Jung-nan has also been a Radio DJ for more than a decade on SBS Love FM, and one of her drama roles (specifically tvN’s Bubblegum) was as a Radio DJ as well. In this section, Channel-Korea has compiled a list of television series, films, and television shows that Kim Jung-nan has starred in and appeared on.

1991 – KBS2 Asphalt My Hometown (as Supporting Role)

1992 – KBS2 Tomorrow Love (Main Role as Hwang Jin-sun)

1996 – MBC Their Embrace (as Supporting Role)

1997 – MBC The Mountain (Supporting Role as Nam-hee)

1998 – KBS1 The King and the Queen / King and Rain (Supporting Role as Jeong Gwi-in)

1999 – KBS1 Rising Sun, Rising Moon (as Supporting Role)

1999 – SBS Now Is the Time to Love (Supporting Role as Jang Eun-ji)

2000 – SBS Fireworks (as Supporting Role)

2000 – MBC Three Friends (Guest Role as Doctor/Florist)

2000 – KBS1 Promise (Supporting Role as Ji-soo)

2000 – MBC Daddy Fish (Supporting Role as Yeo Jin-hee)

2001 – Nabi (as Traveling agency employee Sa-won)

2001 – SBS Girls’ High School (Supporting Role as English teacher)

2002 – MBC Fox and Cotton Candy (Supporting Role as Bong In-hwa, Gang-chu’s widowed sister)

2002 – KBS1 TV Novel: Album of Life (Main Role as Lee Ae-rim)

2003 – KBS2 On the Prairie (Supporting Role as Na Ae-ran)

2003 – SBS My Fair Lady (Supporting Role as Yoon Jung-hee, the Flight Attendant)

2003 – KBS2 Not Divorced (Main Role as Yoo Seung-hye)

2003 – MBC Between Agasshi and Ajumma (Supporting Role as Kim Jung-nan)

2004 – KBS1 My Lovely Family (Support Role as Young-ran)

2004 – MBC Love Is All Around (Supporting Role as Park Se-mi)

2005 – MBC Dangerous Love (Main Role as Yoon Soo-wan)

2005 – SBS That Woman (Supporting Role as Ha Jung-sun)

2005 – Daddy-Long-Legs (Supporting Role as Lee Ji-hyun)

2006 – Tazza: The High Rollers (Supporting Role as Se-ran)

2006 – KBS2 Thank You Life (Supporting Role as Han Kyung-sook)

2006 – MBC Love Me When You Can (Supporting Role as Jo Eun-soo)

2007 – tvN Mermaid Story (Supporting Role as Nam Soo-hyun)

2007-present – SBS Love FM Radio City with Kim Jung-nan (as DJ)

2007 – MBC Time Between Dog and Wolf (Guest Role as Yoo Kyung-hwa, Soo-hyun’s mother)

2007 – OCN Kid Gang (Supporting Role as Young-sook)

2008 – SBS Why Did You Come to My House (Supporting Role as Han Deuk-soo)

2008 – KBS1 You Are My Destiny (Main Role as Ban So-young)

2008 – Santamaria (Supporting Role as Yang-ja)

2008 – Baby and I (Supporting Role as Ms. Cho, the teacher)

2009 – Beetles (Supporting Role as Jeon Hee-soo)

2009 – KBS2 Partner (Supporting Role as Kim Young-suk)

2009 – MBC Creating Destiny (Supporting Role as Kim Yoon-hee)

2010 – SBS Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors (Guest Role as Kim Min-sun on episode 10 and 11)

2010 – SBS Running Man (as Guest on episode 192, 193, and 194)

2010 – KBS2 Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho (Supporting Role as Lady Yang)

2010 – KBS2 Drama Special: Boy Meets Girl (Main Role as Goo Mi-young)

2010 – KBS2 The President (Supporting Role as Prosecutor Shin Hee-joo)

2011 – KBS2 You’re Fine That Way (Supporting Role as Korean language teacher)

2012 – SBS A Gentleman’s Dignity (Main Role as Park Min-sook)

2011 – Meet the In-Laws (Supporting Role as Young-ja)

2012 – Grape Candy (Main Role as Jung-eun)

2012 – KBS2 The Bridal Mask (Supporting Role as Royal Countess Lee Hwa-gyung)

2012 – KBS2 Drama Special: The Flight of the Spoonbill (Main Role as Joo-hee)

2012-2013 – TBS Radio Sweet Nights in Your City (as DJ)

2013 –  tvN Saturday Night Live Korea (as Host on episode 22)

2013-2014 – MBC Veranda Show with Cultwo (as Host)

2013 – MBC QueeN Housekeeping Chat Show – The Queen (as Host)

2013 – SBS All About My Romance (Supporting Role as Go Dong-sook)

2013 – SBS Thrice Married Woman / The Woman Who Married Three Times (Supporting Role as Jung Tae-hee)

2014 – SBS Roommate: Season 2 (as Guest on episode 23)

2014 – KBS2 What Happens to My Family? (Supporting Role as Noh Young-seol)

2015 – SBS Some Guys, Some Girls (as Cast Member)

2015 – KBS2 Who Are You: School 2015 (Supporting Role as Shin Jung-min, Min-joon’s mother)

2015 – tvN Bubble Gum (Supporting Role as Oh Se-young)

2016 – SBS Yeah, That’s How It Is (Supporting Role as Kang Soo-mi))

2016 – JTBC Fantastic (Supporting Role as Choi Jin-sook)

2017 – KBS Ms. Perfect (Supporting Role as Na Hye-ran)

2018 – JTBC Clean with Passion for Now (Supporting Role as Jang Seon-kyu’s mother)