Jang Young-nam: Profile and List of Dramas


Jang Young-nam is a South Korean actress. She works under BH Entertainment, alongside several notable actors and actresses such as Jin Goo, Han Ga-in and Han Hyo-oo. Do you wanna know more about her? Here is the complete profile of Jang Young-nam!

Jang Young-nam’s Profile

  • Name: Jang Young Nam (장영남)
  • Profession: Actress
  • Birthdate: November 25, 1973
  • Birthplace: South Korea
  • Height: 168cm
  • Bloodtype: O
  • Star sign: Sagittarius
  • Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts majoring in Theater
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1995-present
  • Talent agency: BH Entertainment

She began her career as an well known actress in theater. She later transitioned to supporting roles on television and film, most notably in director Jang Jin’s works. She regularly appears in his films and theater company productions. She became one of the original cast members of the live sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live Korea when Jang Jin brought the show to South Korea. Alongside her acting careers, she was a member of Korea’s prestigious theater troupe, Mokhwa Repertory Company.

Jang Young-nam is known to have the flexibility to jump from one medium to other such as theater, television and films. She is known for her skill in both comedic and dramatic roles, and her ability to easily transition between different genres. Some notable supporting film roles include A Werewolf Boy, that also staring Song Joong-ki and Hello Ghost which she played with Cha Tae-hyun. She has also made memorable cameos in dramas Pinocchio and Moon Embracing the Sun. In 2013, she played her first lead role in the revenge crime thriller Azooma, which won her the Best Actress Award from the Director’s Guild at the “17th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).”

Jang Young-nam’s Husband


Jang Young-nam married her current husband, Lee Ho-ung, in December 2011. She married a theater and film university professor, who is seven years younger than her. They married in a private ceremony. Some famous stars attended their quiet wedding, including fellow actresses Han Chae-young and Kang Ye-won. She and her husband welcomed a son in April 2014.