Korean Actor Joo Hyun’s Profile and Facts

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All About Senior Actor, Joo Hyun

Joo Hyun is a South Korean actor who debuted in 1969. He started acting in political dramas and slowly spread out into a wide range of genres. He is one of the senior actors who is still active until now. His memorable roles were in the film “A Family” and the musical comedy film The Fox Family”. He also starred in the tvN drama “Dear My Friends” alongside other senior actors and actresses such as Go Hyun-jung, Kim Hye-ja, Na Moon-hee, Go Doo-shim, Park Won-sook, Youn Yuh-jung, Kim Young-ok, and Shin Goo. Let’s get to know senior actor, Joo Hyun!

Full Profile of Joo Hyun, and Facts

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Real Name = Joo Il-choon

Other Name = Ju Hyeon

Birthday = March 1, 1943

Zodiac = Aries

Height = 178 cm

Weight = 100 kg

Education = Konkuk University – Political Science and Diplomacy

Years Active = 1969 – Present



  1. He was a special recruit through KBS’s special recruiting program in 1969.
  2. His acting debut was in 1969 on the KBS drama “Vietnam War Battlefield”.
  3. He gave a memorable performance when playing a comedy role in the 1990 KBS drama “Seoul Ttukbaeki”.
  4. He won his first award at the “50th Asia Pacific Film Festival” in October 2005 in the category of Best Actor.
  5. He likes to go swimming and play golf.
  6. He is already married. From his marriage, he has 1 son and 1 daughter.


List of Joo Hyun’s Movies and Dramas

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Joo Hyun is well known for his detailed acting in every drama and film he has appeared in. He can make the character come to life, which makes the audience fall for the character more than just presenting them with a stereotype. Here is a list of his drama and movie appearances.

Joo Hyun’s Drama List
Year Network Drama Title Role
2016 SBS Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim Shin Hwi-jang
tvN Dear My Friends Lee Seong-jae
2015 Heart to Heart Go Sang-gyu
2013 SBS Passionate Love
Incarnation of Money
2012 MBC Can’t Live Without You
2011 tvN Flower Boy Ramyun Shop
2009 MBC Good Job, Good Job
KBS2 Hateful But Once Again
2008 SBS Why Did You Come to My House Han Jin-tae
MBC Kokkiri Bok-man’s father
2007 SBS Thirty Thousand Miles in Search of My Son Chairman Kang
KBS2 Several Questions That Make Us Happy
Blissful Woman
2006 SBS My Lovely Fool Dr. Park Pung-soo
2005 MBC Let’s Marry
The Secret Lovers Suh Dal-koo
Wonderful Life Han Bum-soo
2004 SBS Love Story in Harvard Lee Yong-goo
MBC War of the Roses Oh Il-man
KBS2 More Beautiful Than a Flower Kim Do-chil
2003 Not Divorced
KBS1 Yellow Handkerchief Lee Woon-kyu
MBC Love Letter Dr. Jung Myung-woo
2002 KBS2 Solitude Min Sun-saeng
Let’s Get Married Tak Song-baek
Saxophone Kang Kap-su
2001 MBC Wuri’s Family Man-su
SBS Father and Sons
MBC Hotelier President Choi
KBS2 Blue Mist
KBS1 Tender Hearts
2000 SBS The Thief’s Daughter
MBC More Than Words Can Say
1999 Huh Joon
KBS2 Did You Ever Love?
MBC Goodbye My Love Choi Hyun-su
Did We Really Love Lee Byung-kuk
1998 Advocate
Blushing with Love
Barefoot Run
KBS2 Lie Joo Hyun-chul
1997 MBC Revenge and Passion
1996 The Most Beautiful Goodbye in the World
Salted Mackerel


Joo Hyun’s Movies List
Year Movie Title Role
2007 Miracle on 1st Street
Mapado 2 : Back to the Island Park Dal-gu
2006 The Fox Family Father
2005 My Lovely Week
2004 A Family
2003 My Wife is a Gangster 2 Ju-seok
1999 Happy End Bookstore owner