Ban Hyo-jung (born Ban Man-hee on November 27, 1942) is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in 1964 with a bit part in Shin Sang-ok's film Rice, and went on to a prolific career in television dramas.[1]

Ban Hyo-jung
Ban Man-hee

(1942-11-27) November 27, 1942 (age 77)
Years active1964-present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationBan Hyo-jeong
McCune–ReischauerPan Hyo-chǒng
Birth name
Revised RomanizationBan Man-hui
McCune–ReischauerPan Manhŭi



Year Title Role
1964 Rice
Red Scarf
1973 At the Age of 18
1975 Lust
1977 You Are the Sun and I'm the Moon
1988 Diary of King Yeonsan
2002 The Beauty in Dream Grandmother
2007 The Old Garden Han Yoon-hee's mother

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1981 Jang Hui-bin MBC
1982 Winds and Clouds KBS1
Soon-ae KBS2
1985 Light and Shadow KBS2
1986 임이여 임일레라 KBS2
1987 Time KBS2
Land Mrs. Yoon KBS1
1988 The Joy of Love KBS2
1989 숲은 잠들지 않는다 KBS2
1990 While You Were Dreaming KBS2
1991 Beyond the Mountains MBC
Kyoto City 25 KBS2
1992 Two Women Yang Young-ja MBC
Man in Crisis KBS2
For Love KBS2
1993 MBC Best Theater "거름꽃" Mr. Kim's first wife MBC
When I Miss You KBS1
Youth Theater KBS2
Daybreak KBS1
1994 The Tragedy of Y SBS
1995 Jang Nok-su Queen Insoo KBS2
West Palace KBS2
1996 Until We Can Love KBS2
1997 When She Beckons KBS2
Beyond the Horizon SBS
1998 I Love You, I Love You SBS
Eun-shil Im Chung-ok's mother SBS
2000 Roll of Thunder KBS2
Because of You Park Yang-ja MBC
Three Friends MBC
2001 I Still Love You Soon-mi SBS
Way of Living: Couple Madam Yang SBS
2002 We Are Dating Now SBS
Dae Bak Family SBS
The Dawn of the Empire Queen Janghwa KBS1
To Be with You Mal-hee KBS1
2003 One Million Roses Han Kwi-boon KBS1
Lovers Ms. Hwang SBS
2004 Terms of Endearment Cho Bok-sil KBS2
A Second Proposal Yang Soon-shim KBS2
2005 Dear Heaven Mo Ran-shil SBS
My Sweetheart, My Darling Yoo Young-soon KBS1
HDTV Novel "The Buckwheat Season" Woman from Nonsan KBS1
2006 Thank You, My Life Na Kyung-soon KBS2
As the River Flows Kang Hak-shil KBS2
2007 Heaven & Earth Han Bong-rye KBS1
Good Day to Love Lee Jin-kook's mother SBS
That Woman Is Scary SBS
Hometown Over the Hill Han Kil-sun (until 2012) KBS1
2008 You Stole My Heart Myung-ja KBS2
Star's Lover Lee Ma-ri's grandmother SBS
2009 Empress Cheonchu Queen Sinjeong KBS2
The Road Home[2] Gook Hyo-soon KBS1
Brilliant Legacy Jang Sook-ja SBS
Creating Destiny Jung/Lee Ok-ran MBC
2010 Definitely Neighbors Lee Jung-soon SBS
Pure Pumpkin Flower Ms. Jang SBS
2011 49 Days Senior scheduler (cameo) SBS
Romance Town[3] Yoo Choon-jak KBS2
My Bittersweet Life Kim Mal-nam KBS1
A Thousand Kisses Cha Kyung-soon MBC
Brain Hwang Young-sun KBS2
Immortal Classic Kim Hyun-myung's grandmother (cameo) Channel A
2012 Rooftop Prince[4] Chairman Yeo SBS
The Moon and Stars for You Kang Pil-soon KBS1
My Daughter Seo-young Kim Eun-ho (guest) KBS2
2013 Samsaengi Ms. Jo, Bong Moo-ryong's mother KBS2
Ugly Alert Chairwoman Ban Hyo-jung SBS
Pots of Gold Kim Pil-nyeo MBC
Eunhui Lee Geum-soon KBS2
Goddess of Marriage Jin Hee SBS
Melody of Love Jo Gwi-boon KBS1
2014 Cheongdam-dong Scandal Jang Hye-im SBS
Rosy Lovers Ma Pil-soon MBC
2015 Save the Family Cha Ong-shim KBS1
Second 20s Seo Woon-hae (cameo) tvN
Oh My Venus Lee Hong-im KBS2
2016 Memory Kim Soon-hee tvN
Blow Breeze Chun Kwi-ok MBC
2017 Bravo My Life Park Sun-jin SBS
2018 Wave, Wave Hong Ki-jun KBS

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1988 KBS Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Land Won
2007 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Hometown Over the Hill Nominated
2009 SBS Drama Awards[5] Achievement Award Brilliant Legacy Won


  1. ^ "KBS' Highest-Paid Stars Revealed". The Chosun Ilbo. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
  2. ^ Han, Sang-hee (20 January 2009). "New Family Dramas to Warm Up Fans". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-10.
  3. ^ "Jung Gyu-woon becomes weighty for upcoming KBS drama". 10Asia. 27 April 2011. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
  4. ^ "Park Yuchun's Rooftop Prince recaptures No. 1 spot on Wed-Thurs lineup". 10Asia. 18 May 2012. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
  5. ^ Ko, Jae-wan (4 January 2010). "Jang Seo-hee wins grand prize at SBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2014-11-10.

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