Full Profile of Korean Actress Moon So-ri

Moon So-ri’s Family

Moon So-ri

On December 24, 2006, Moon So-ri married Jang Joon-hwan. Her husband was also an alumni of Sungkyunkwan University. He works as a director. Some of his films are Save the Green Planet! (2003), Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013) and 1987: When the Day Comes (2017). The couple had reportedly met when Jang Joo-hwan directed her in the 2003 music video for Jung Jae-il’s Flower of Tears. In 2010, she had miscarried at 3 months of pregnancy. After that she stopped her acting activities to focus on having a baby. In the following year, she gave birth to a daughter on August 4, 2011.

List of Moon So-ri’s Works

Moon So-ri

Film As Actress

Year Title Role Notes
1998 The Power Of Love Short film
1999 Peppermint Candy Sunim
2000 Black Cut Short film
2001 To the Spring Mountain Short film
2001 Plan 19 From Outer Space Short film
2002 Oasis Han Gong-ju
2003 A Good Lawyer’s Wife Eun Ho-jung
2004 The President’s Barber Kim Min-ja
2005 Bravo, My Life! Kim Mal-soon
2005 Sa-kwa Hyun-jung
2005 The Nine Lives of Korean Cinema Documentary
2006 Bewitching Attraction Cho Eun-sook
2006 Family Ties Lee Mi-ra
2007 My Heart Is Not Broken Yet Narrator Documentary
2008 Forever the Moment Han Mi-sook
2009 Like You Know It All Jecheon – Seoul woman Voice, cameo
2009 Take Action, Now or Never! Short film
2009 Fly, Penguin Song Hee-jung
2009 The End Short film
2010 A Little Pond Refugee Cameo
2010 Ha Ha Ha Wang Seong-ok
2010 The Housemaid Obstetrician Cameo
2011 Leafie, A Hen into the Wild Leafie / Yipsak / Sprout / Dais Voice
2011 Ari Ari the Korean Cinema Documentary
2012 In Another Country Geum-hee
2013 An Ethics Lesson Kim Sun-hwa
2013 The Spy: Undercover Operation Young-hee
2014 Venus Talk Jo Mi-yeon
2014 Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits Kim Geum-hwa (middle age) Documentary
2014 Hill of Freedom Young-sun
2014 The Actress So-ri Short film
2014 Phantoms of the Archive Short film
2015 The Running Actress So-ri Short film
2015 The Best Director So-ri Short film
2015 Accompany Short film
2015 Love and… Hospital janitor Short film
2016 The Handmaiden Hideko’s aunt Cameo
2016 Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned Dr. Min Cameo
2017 The Mayor Jung Jae-yi
2017 The Running Actress So-ri
2017 1987: When the Day Comes Woman on the P.A system Voice only
2018 Little Forest Hye-won’s mother
2018 The Underdog
2018 Good Day
2019 The Juror
TBA I Want to Know Your Parents

Film as Director and Screenwriter

Year Title Notes
2014 The Actress 19th Busan International Film Festival – Short Film Showcase
2015 The Running Actress Jeonju International Film Festival – Korea Cinemascape for Shorts
2015 The Best Director 20th Busan International Film Festival – Short Film Showcase
2017 The Running Actress Feature-length film (compilation of three shorts)


Year Title Role Network
2007 The Legend Seo Ki-ha MBC
2008-2009 All About My Family Lee Hwang MBC
2013 Drama Festival – The Murder Jeong-boon MBC
2016 Legend of the Blue Sea Ahn Jin-joo SBS
2018 Life Oh Se-hwa jTBC

Talkshow Host

Year Title Network
2014 Magic Eye SBS


Year Title
2006 Sad Play
2006 The Weir
2010 The Pitmen Painters


Year Award Category Nominated work
2002 59th Venice International Film Festival Marcello Mastroianni Award Oasis
23rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress
10th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Actress
22nd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best Actress
1st Korean Film Awards Best New Actress
Best Actress
5th Director’s Cut Awards Best New Actress
3rd Women in Film Korea Awards Best Actress
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism: Okgwan Order of Culture Merit N/A N/A
2003 29th Seattle International Film Festival Best Actress Oasis
13th Stockholm International Film Festival Best Actress A Good Lawyer’s Wife
4th Busan Film Critics Awards Best Actress
11th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Actress
2nd Korean Film Awards Best Actress
4th Women in Film Korea Awards Best Actress
6th Director’s Cut Awards Best Actress
2004 41st Grand Bell Awards Best Actress
1st Max Movie Awards Best Actress
1st University Film Festival of Korea Best Actress
2006 47th Thessaloniki Film Festival Best Actress Family Ties
2008 2008 MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress All About My Family
2010 19th Buil Film Awards Best Actress Ha Ha Ha
2016 Venice International Film Festival Starlight Cinema Award N/A
2017 11th Asian Film Awards Best Supporting Actress The Handmaiden
5th Marie Claire Asia Star Awards Special Award The Running Actress