Baek Ji-won (Korean백지원; born April 30, 1973)[2] is a South Korean actress. She graduated in Horticultural Science from Kyung Hee University.[3][4] She made her acting debut in 1996 in play My father got cancer. She is known for her role in television series Once Again (2020), apart from that she appeared in film Solace (2007) and television series The Fiery Priest (2019) and Do You Like Brahms? (2020). In 2021, she appeared in sports drama Racket Boys and in tvN's Melancholia alongside Im Soo-jung.[5]

Baek Ji-won
Born (1973-04-30) April 30, 1973 (age 51)
South Korea
EducationKyung Hee University (BSc in Horticultural)
  • Actress
Years active1996–present
AgentLead Entertainment[1]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationBaek Ji-won
McCune–ReischauerPaek Chiwŏn




Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2003 If You Were Me [6]
2006 Solace Sim In-sook
2007 Attack on the Pin-Up Boys
2011 The Apprehenders Social worker
2013 Montage Detective
2014 Han Gong-ju Head Nurse
2017 The Poet and the Boy Teok Joo-ga-ri
2018 In Between Seasons Sook-jung
2019 Family Affair
2022 Birth Mother Kursula [7]
2023 Dream Sun-ja [8]

Television series

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2012 How Long I've Kissed
2014 Secret Affair Wang Jeong-hee
2015 Heard It Through the Grapevine Yoo Shin-young
I Have a Lover Choi Jin-ri
The Family is Coming Choi Dal-ja
2016 A Beautiful Mind Wife of glioblastoma patient (Ep. 6)
2017 Woman with a Suitcase
Lucky Romance
Reunited Worlds Landlord
My Golden Life Soon-Ok Cho
Mad Dog Oh Seo-ra
Fight for My Way
Super Family Sex education teacher
Innocent Defendant Eun-hye's aunt
2018 About Time Wife Ep.1
The Undateables Bong Sun-hwa
Your Honor Cha Hong-ran
Lawless Lawyer
2019 Encounter Joo Yeon-ja [9]
My Fellow Citizens! Park Jin-hee
Everything and Nothing Doctor (Ep.1)
The Fiery Priest Kim In-kyung [10]
Trap Ms. Joe
Be Melodramatic Jeong Hye-jeong [11]
Miss Lee Choi Yeong-ja
KBS Drama Special:
"Understanding Dance"
Tony Season 10, ep. 7
2020 Tell Me What You Saw Kim Na-hee Ep.6~8 - lawyer
Once Again Jang Ok-ja
How to Buy a Friend Oh Jung-hee [12]
Mystic Pop-up Bar Mrs. Andong (Ep. 2)
Awaken Lee Taek-jo | style="text-align:center" |
Do You Like Brahms? Lee Soo-kyung
2021 Racket Boys Shin Song-hee [13]
Sell Your Haunted House Lee Eun-Hye
The Road: The Tragedy of One Kwon Yeo-jin [14]
KBS Drama Special:
"Scenery of Pain"
Yoon Kwang-sook Season 12, ep.3 [15]
Melancholia Min Hee-seung [16]
2021 Snowdrop Choi Mi-hye [17]
2022 Extraordinary Attorney Woo Han Sun-young [18][19]
Cheer Up Hwang Jin-hee [20]

Web series

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2021 Mad for Each Other Kim In-ja [21]
2022 Anna Hyeon-ju's mother [22]
Once Upon a Small Town Jang Se-ryeon [23][24]
2023 The Deal Min-woo's mother [25]
Race Kim Hee-young [26][27]
2024 When Life Gives You Tangerines [28]

Awards and nominations

Award ceremony Year Category Nominee / Work Result Ref.
APAN Star Awards 2022 Best Supporting Actress Extraordinary Attorney Woo,
Won [29]
KBS Drama Awards 2020 How to Buy a Friend
Once Again
Nominated [30]
SBS Drama Awards 2019 Best Supporting Team The Fiery Priest Won [31]
Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-Length Drama Nominated


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  5. ^ Lee Min-ji (July 15, 2021). "멜랑꼴리아' 진경-최대훈→장현성-변정수, 황금 라인업 완성(공식)" ['Melancholia' Jin-Kyung-Choi Dae-Hoon → Jang Hyun-Sung-Byeon Jeong-Soo completes the golden lineup]. Newsen (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
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  7. ^ Kang Min-kyung (October 5, 2022). "[공식] "韓 최초 김대건 신부 극영화" 윤시윤→안성기 '탄생', 11월 30일 개봉 확정" [[Official] "Korea's first drama film by Kim Dae-geon" Yoon Si-yoon → Ahn Seong-ki 'Birth' confirmed for release on November 30th] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved October 5, 2022 – via Naver.
  8. ^ Kim, Ji-hye (May 13, 2020). "백지원, 박서준 엄마된다...영화 '드림' 캐스팅 | Baek Ji-won and Park Seo-jun become mothers... Casting of the movie'Dream'". SBS Entertainment News (in Korean). Retrieved March 14, 2021.
  9. ^ Jang Ah-reum (September 7, 2018). "[단독] 신정근x백지원, 박보검 부모된다...'남자친구' 부부 출연 확정" [[Exclusive] Shin Jeong-geun x Baek Ji-won, Park Bo-gum become parents... 'Boyfriend' confirmed as couple]. News1 (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved March 14, 2021.
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  11. ^ Han Hyun-jung. "백지원, '멜로가 체질' 이어 '미쓰리' 출연 확정 - 스타투데이" [Baek Ji-won, confirmed to appear in'Me three' following 'Mello's constitution']. Daily Economic Star (in Korean). Maekyung. Retrieved March 14, 2021.
  12. ^ "Baek Ji-won to Star in "How to Buy a Friend" as Oh Jeong-hee". HanCinema. March 5, 2020. Retrieved March 14, 2021.
  13. ^ Kang Seon-ae (April 7, 2021). ""생활연기 달인 총집합"...'라켓소년단' 신정근→우현, 명품 조연 라인업" ["The total collection of life acting masters"... 'Racquet Boys' Shin Jung-geun → Woohyun, luxury supporting actor lineup]. SBS Entertainment News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved April 7, 2021.
  14. ^ Han Hae-seon (June 25, 2021). "지진희X윤세아X김혜은 '더 로드 : 1의 비극' 8월 4일 첫방[공식]" [Ji Jin-hee X Yoon Se-ah X Kim Hye-eun 'The Road: Tragedy of 1' premieres on August 4th [Official]]. Star News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved June 26, 2021.
  15. ^ Jeong Ji-eun (August 23, 2021). "안내상-길해연-백지원, 드라마 스페셜 '통증의 풍경'에서 호흡!" [Ahn Nae-sang - Gil Hae-yeon - Baek Ji-won, breathing in the drama special 'Scenery of Pain'!]. Korean Broadcasting System (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved August 23, 2021.
  16. ^ Lee Min-ji (July 15, 2021). "멜랑꼴리아' 진경-최대훈→장현성-변정수, 황금 라인업 완성(공식)" ['Melancholia' Jin-Kyung-Choi Dae-Hoon → Jang Hyun-Sung-Byeon Jeong-Soo completes the golden lineup]. Newsen (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
  17. ^ '설강화' 23명 배우들 모인 역대급 스케일 단체 포스터 공개 ['Snowdrop' 23 Actors Gathered Together To Reveal The Greatest Scale Group Poster]. JTBC (in Korean). December 3, 2021. Retrieved December 3, 2021.
  18. ^ Jang Ah-reum (April 8, 2022). "박은빈·강태오·강기영, 휴먼 법정물 '이상한 변호사 우영우' 확정 [공식]" [Park Eun-bin, Kang Tae-oh, and Kang Ki-young, Human Court 'Strange Lawyer Woo Young-woo' Confirmed [Official]] (in Korean). News1. Retrieved April 8, 2022 – via Naver.
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  20. ^ Lee, Seul-gi (August 31, 2022). "우영우' 한바다 대표 백지원, '치얼업' 캐스팅[공식]" [Baek Ji-won, CEO of 'Woo Young-woo' Han Bada, cast for 'Cheer Up' [Official]] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved September 4, 2022 – via Naver.
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  22. ^ Ahn Byung-gil (June 23, 2022). "백지원 '안나' 출연, 수지·정은채와 호흡" [Baek Ji-won appeared in 'Anna' and worked with Suzy and Jung Eun-chae] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved June 24, 2022 – via Naver.
  23. ^ Robinson, Jacob (August 22, 2022). "K-Drama 'Once Upon a Small Town': Coming to Netflix Weekly Starting in September 2022". What's on Netflix. Retrieved August 24, 2022.
  24. ^ Lee Mi-ji (August 12, 2022). "어쩌다 전원일기' 조이X추영우X백성철, 대본 리딩도 힐링 그 자체" ['Somehow, Power Diary' Joy X Chu Young-woo X Baek Seong-cheol, reading the script is healing itself] (in Korean). Herald Pop. Retrieved August 12, 2022 – via Naver.
  25. ^ Jihoon Yoon (October 1, 2023). "백지원, Wavve '거래' 출연 확정! 유수빈 엄마 된다!" [Baek Ji-won confirmed to appear in Wavve's 'Deal'! Yoo Soo-bin becomes a mother!]. Poly news (in Korean). Retrieved October 1, 2023.
  26. ^ Kang Min-kyung (August 17, 2022). "[단독] '우영우' 한바다 대표 백지원, 조한철과 '레이스' 출연...홍종현X이연희와 호흡" [[Exclusive] 'Woo Young-woo' Han Bada CEO Baek Ji-won and Jo Han-cheol appear in 'Race'... Breathing with Jonghyun Hong X Yeonhee Lee] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved August 17, 2022 – via Naver.
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  29. ^ Myung, Hee-sook (September 29, 2022). "윤병희·허성태·김신록·백지원, 남녀연기상 [에이판스타어워즈]" [Yoon Byung-hee, Heo Seong-tae, Kim Shin-rok, Baek Ji-won, Best Actor and Actress [Apan Star Awards]] (in Korean). My Daily. Retrieved September 29, 2022 – via Naver.
  30. ^ "[2020 KBS 연기대상]천호진 대상 "희망 드려 기뻐"...'한 번 다녀왔습니다' 15관왕(종합)" [[2020 KBS Drama Awards] Cheon Ho-jin Grand Prize, "I'm happy to give you hope"... 'I've been there once' 15 crowns (Total)]. Herald Top (in Korean). Naver. January 1, 2021. Retrieved March 14, 2021.
  31. ^ Kim, Soo-hyung (January 1, 2020). "'열혈사제' 김남길, 대상으로 '8관왕' 기염..'VIP' 장나라, 프로듀서상 (종합) [2019 SBS 연기대상]" ['The Fiery Priest' Kim Nam-gil, '8 Crowns' Ki-Yeom as the Grand Prize...'VIP' Jang Nara, Producer Award (Comprehensive) [2019 SBS Drama Awards]]. Osen (in Korean). Retrieved March 14, 2021 – via Naver.