Jeon Soo-kyung: Profile and Facts

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Let’s Get Close with Top Musical Star Jeon Soo-kyung

Jeon Soo Kyung is a South Korean senior actress. She is most popular in the musical theater field than in television drama. She has starred in many well-known musical dramas in Korean productions such as Mamma Mia!, Chicago, The Life, Guys and Dolls, Menopause, and Kiss Me, Kate.

Jeon Soo Kyung married the general manager of Millennium Seoul Hilton named Eric M. Swanson on September 22, 2014. Before the marriage, she already had twin daughters named Joo Ji-on and Joo Si-on. They are from her first husband that she divorced in 2008.

Jeon Soo-kyung’s Profile

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Name: 전수경 / Jun Soo-kyung (Jeon Su Gyeong)

Profession: Actress, musical actress

Birthdate: 1966-Jul-12 (age 51)

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 173 cm

Weight: 53 kg

Star sign: Cancer

Talent agency: Will Entertainment

Jeon Soo-kyung’s Facts

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  1. Soo Kyung is known for Finding Mr Destiny (2010), Chicago Typewriter (2017), and Venus and Mars (2007).
  2. Soo Kyung graduated from Hanyang University (Theater and Film).
  3. Soo Kyung debuted in 1989.
  4. Soo Kyung was in a relationship with Eric M. Swanson for four years until they got married in 2014.
  5. Soo Kyung and Eric M.Swanson held their marriage in Millennium Seoul Hilton, which is Eric’s workplace.
  6. They met each other through acquaintances in October 2010.
  7. Soo Kyung, who fought against thyroid cancer, was supported by Eric until full recovery.
  8. Soo Kyung revealed Eric’s caring side and overwhelming generosity on KBS2TV’s Happy Together and SBS’ Strong Heart broadcast in 2012.
  9. Soo Kyung’s husband is the son of folklorist Cho Chang Soo, who is known for working at the Smithsonian Museum.
  10. Soo Kyung really loves acting and singing. She chose to be a musical actress to combine both those likes.
  11. Soo Kyung was named best supporting actress at the third annual Korea Musical Awards for her role in 42nd Street in 1997. Two years later, she snagged another nomination for best supporting actress for The Life, and she was crowned the year’s best musical actress for Kiss Me, Kate in 2002.
  12. Soo Kyung’s husband takes very good care of her two twin daughters as a good father.

Jeon Soo-kyung’s Theater and Film List

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Movies

  • Enemies in Law| Uiheomhan Sangkyeonrye 2 (2015) – Jo Gang-Ja
  • Marriage Blue| Gyeolhonjeonya (2013) – Yi-Ra’s boss
  • Rockin’ on Heaven’s Door| Ddeugeowoon Annyeong (2013) – Director Nun
  • Jinx !!!| Jinkusu!!! (2013) – cameo
  • Mama(2011) – Hee-Kyung
  • Little Black Dress| Mai Beulraek Minideureseu (2011) – writer
  • Finding Mr. Destiny| Kim Jong-Ok Chatgi (2010) – Soo-Kyung
  • Joomoonjin(2010) – Soon-Nyeo
  • Paradise| Paradaiseu (2009) – A-Ram
  • The Relation of Face, Mind and Love| Eolgulgwa Maeumgwa Sarangui Gwangye (2009) – Editor
  • A Tale of Legendary Libido| Garujigi (2008) – innkeeper
  • Myodoyahwa (2008)
  • Venus and Mars| Ssaum (2007) – Hwang-Mi
  • The Perfect Couple| Choegangromaenseu (2007) – Journalist Oh
  • Reversal of Fortune| Yeokjeone Sanda (2003) – Je-Ni
  • Public Enemy(2002)
  • Love Bakery (2000)
  • The Wife in Romance (1999)
  • Two Cops 3 (1998)
  • Hercules (1997)
  • Ghost Mama(1996)
  • Money in My Account| Millions in My Account | Doneul gajgo twieola (1995)
  • Mouse Landing Operation| Saengjwi sanlyugjagjeon (1989)

Dramas

  • Rich Family’s Son| Boojatjib Adeul (MBC / 2018) – Na Young-Ae
  • Queen of Mystery 2| Chooriui Yeowang 2 (KBS2 / 2018) – Nam Bok-Soon (ep.1)
  • Welcome to Waikiki| Eulachacha Waikiki (JTBC / 2018) – building owner (ep.6)
  • My Golden Life| Hwanggeumbit Nae Insaeng (KBS2 / 2017-2018) – No Jin-Hee
  • Unni Is Alive| Unnineun Salaidda (SBS / 2017) – Vicky Jung
  • The Lady in Dignity | Poomwiitneun Geunyeo (JTBC / 2017) – Art Gallery Director Seo
  • Chicago Typewriter| Sikago Tajagi (tvN / 2017) – Wang Bang-Wool
  • Saimdang, Light’s Diary| Saimdang, Bitui Ilgi (SBS / 2017) – Madam Seo (Past) / Chang-Min’s mother (Present)
  • Divorce Lawyer in Love| Yihonbyeonhosaneun Yeonaejoong (SBS / 2015) – Lee Yeon-Hee (ep.4)
  • Mama (MBC / 2014) – Kwon Do-Hee
  • Glorious Day| Kiboon Joteunnal (SBS / 2014) – house owner (cameo)
  • Into the Flames| Boolkkotsokeuro (CSTV / 2014) – Yang Hwa-Ja
  • Passionate Love| Yeolae (SBS / 2013-2014) – Joo Nam-Ok
  • Love in Her Bag| Geunyeoui Shinhwa (JTBC / 2013) – Kim Mi-Yeon (Kyung-Hee’s mother)
  • I Can Hear Your Voice| Neoui Moksoriga Deulleo (SBS / 2013) – woman giving promotional materials (cameo)
  • I Do, I Do| Aidu Aidu (MBC / 2012) – agency employee (cameo)
  • Color of Women| Kulreo Obeu Woomun (Channel A / 2011-2012) – Sung Ae-Sim
  • Twinkle Twinkle| Banjjak Banjjak Bitnaneun (MBC / 2011) – Lee Eun-Jung
  • Royal Family| Royul Paemily (MBC / 2011) – Carrey Kim
  • Terroir (SBS / 2008)
  • Chosun Police Season 2| Byul Soon Keom Season 2 (MBC / 2008) – Mae-Hwa

Theater

Year Title Role
Barry
1991 The Sound of Music
1992 A Chorus Line
West Side Story
Cats
1993 Nunsense
1995 Grease
1996 42nd Street
1998 Guys and Dolls
The Life
1999 Gambler
2000 The Life Sonja
2000-2001 Rent Joanne Jefferson
2001 Kiss Me, Kate
Tick, Tack… Boom! Susan
Chicago Roxie Hart
2002 Rehearsal
2003 Nunsense Jamboree
2004 Mamma Mia! Tanya
2004-2005 42nd Street Maggie Jones
2005 Guys and Dolls Adelaide
Menopause Professional Woman
2005-2006 Nunsense Jamboree
2006 Mamma Mia! Tanya
Menopause Professional Woman
Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan
Highlights
2007-2008 Mamma Mia! Tanya
2007 Menopause Professional Woman
Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan
2008 The Life Jojo
Gambler Countess
2009 The Vagina Monologues
Go, Waikiki! cameo
Mamma Mia! Tanya
2009-2010 Legally Blonde Paulette
2010-2013 Mamma Mia! Tanya
2012 Catch Me If You Can Paula Abagnale/Carol Strong
La Cage aux Folles Madame Marie Dindon
2013 급매 행복아파트 천사호 Young-hee
2014 Chicago Matron “Mama” Morton
2014-2015 La Cage aux Folles Madame Marie Dindon
2015 Chicago Matron “Mama” Morton