Cha Hwa-yeon

Cha Hwa-yeon (born Cha Hak-kyung; February 12, 1961) is a South Korean actress.

Cha Hwa-yeon
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Born
Cha Hak-kyung

(1961-02-12) February 12, 1961 (age 59)
OccupationActress
Years active1978-present
AgentImagine Asia
Korean name
Hangul
차화연
Revised RomanizationCha Hwa-yeon
McCune–ReischauerCh'a Hwa-yǒn
Birth name
Hangul
차학경
Revised RomanizationCha Hak-gyeong
McCune–ReischauerCh'a Hak-kyŏng

CareerEdit

Cha made her acting debut in 1978, and became best known as the heroine Kim Mi-ja in the 1987 television drama Love and Ambition, a character who became an icon for modern Korean women in that era.[1] But she retired a year later, after getting married in 1988.[2] Cha returned to acting twenty years later in 2008 with Aeja's Older Sister, Minja.[3]

In March 2018, Cha signed with new management agency Imagine Asia.[4]

FilmographyEdit

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1978 Woman's Face TBC
1979 날 저무는 하늘에
이조여인 오백년사 - 원앙별곡
1980 Pilnyeo
Ahrong-yi Darong-yi
Daldongne (Moon Village)
1981 Pursuit KBS2
Detective
TV Literature "The Road to Sampo" KBS1
Now Is the Time to Love KBS2
1982 TV Literature "Ma" KBS1
Wind Flower KBS2
Diary of a Mom KBS1
Long Live Ttok-soon
1983 Thaw KBS2
Geum-nam's House
1984 봉선화
1985 Lights and Shadows
Sun Rising Over the Hill
1986 Her Portrait Hee-jae
1987 Love and Ambition Kim Mi-ja MBC
2008 Aeja's Older Sister, Minja Joo Min-ja SBS
2009 City Hall Jo Yong-hee
Temptation of an Angel Jo Kyung-hee
2010 Jejungwon Im Jo-si, Hwang Jung's mother
I Am Legend Mrs. Hong
Sunday Drama Theater "Lunch Box" Park Sook-ja MBC
2011 My Princess Fashion designer (cameo)
The Thorn Birds[5] Yoon Myung-ja/Lee Ae-rin KBS2
Protect the Boss[6] Shin Sook-hee SBS
A Thousand Kisses Yoo Ji-sun MBC
Pianissimo TrendE
You're Here, You're Here, You're Really Here Jeon Mi-ok MBN
2012 Man from the Equator Ma Hee-jung KBS2
The Wedding Scheme So Doo-ryun tvN
A Gentleman's Dignity Seo Yi-soo's mother
(cameo, episodes 16 and 19)
SBS
Five Fingers Na Gye-hwa
Missing You Kang Hyun-joo MBC
2013 A Hundred Year Legacy Baek Seol-joo
Queen of Ambition[7] Baek Ji-mi SBS
Flower of Revenge Min Hwa-young jTBC
Give Love Away Hong Soon-ae MBC
The King's Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang Do-rim
2014 Big Man Choi Yoon-jung KBS2
Make Your Wish Shin Hye-ran MBC
It's Okay, That's Love[8] Ok-ja SBS
My Secret Hotel (cameo) tvN
Family Secret Jin Joo-ran
2015 My Mom Yoon Jung-ae MBC
2017 Hospital Ship Oh Hye-jung, Eun-Jae's mother (Ep. 1-2)
2018 Secret Mother[9] Park Sun-ja SBS
My Only One[10] Oh Eun-young KBS2
Encounter[11] Kim Hwa-jin tvN
2019 The Golden Garden Jin Nam-hee MBC
2020 Once Again Jang Ok-boon KBS2
Run On TBA JTBC

FilmEdit

Year Title Role
1981 Thoughts on Capitalism
1982 Choi In-ho's Evening Color
1983 The Sparrow and the Scarecrow Ok-boon
1985 Cicada Singing in the City
1987 A Long Journey, A Long Tunnel (cameo)
2009 White Night[12] Seo Hae-yeong
2011 Sunday Punch Soon-young
2012 Never Ending Story Oh Song-kyung's mother (cameo)

Variety showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
1981 Show Show Show TBC Host

Musical theatreEdit

Year Title Role
2010-2011 Really Really Like You Shin Jang-mi

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1978 Miss Lotte Pageant Winner N/A Won
1987 23rd Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actress (TV) Love and Ambition Won
MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Won
2009 SBS Drama Awards[13] Best Supporting Actress in a Special Planning Drama Temptation of an Angel Won
2011 MBC Drama Awards[14] Golden Acting Award, Actress in a Serial Drama A Thousand Kisses Won
SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actress in a Drama Special Protect the Boss Nominated
2012 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Man from the Equator Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama Five Fingers Nominated
2013 MBC Drama Awards[15] Golden Acting Award, Actress Give Love Away Won
2014 SBS Drama Awards Special Award, Actress in a Miniseries It's Okay, That's Love Nominated
2015 MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama My Mom Won
2018 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress[16] My Only One Won
Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I'm Not Your Mother 5: 여배우 차화연과의 인터뷰" [I'm Not Your Mother 5: Interview with Actress Cha Hwa-yeon]. GQ Korea (in Korean). May 2011. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  2. ^ Wee, Geun-woo (28 September 2010). "INTERVIEW: Actress Lee Min-jung - Part 2". 10Asia. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  3. ^ Lee, In-kyung; Lee, Young-mok (8 October 2008). "인터뷰 ①: 차화연 "HD 카메라 앞에서 성형 유혹도 느꼈다"". Ilgan Sports (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  4. ^ Park, Seok-soo (6 March 2018). "[공식입장] "차화연, 이매진아시아 전속계약..유동근·전인화 한식구"". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  5. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (27 February 2011). "Love, lies & family secrets". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  6. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (1 October 2011). "Protect the Boss Proves It's Not Just About the Ratings". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 6 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  7. ^ Nam, Woo-jeong (7 December 2012). "Queen of Ambition The first script reading held successfully". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  8. ^ Kim, Hye-in (12 August 2014). "Cho In Sung getting great reactions from many Korean mothers". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  9. ^ "차화연 SBS '시크릿 마더' 출연 확정, 송윤아 시어머니 役". Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). April 24, 2018.
  10. ^ ""Only on My Side" Park Sang-won, Cha Hwa-yeon, Im Ye-jin, and Jin Kyung Join the Team". Hancinema. August 12, 2018.
  11. ^ "'남자친구' 송혜교-박보검, '달달X유쾌' 대본리딩". WowTV (in Korean). October 5, 2018.
  12. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (12 September 2009). "Love Lurks in Shadows in White Night". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  13. ^ "Jang Seo-hee wins grand prize at SBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. 4 January 2010. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  14. ^ "The Greatest Love snags 7 honors at 2011 MBC Drama Awards". 10Asia. 2 January 2012. Retrieved 2011-11-20.
  15. ^ "Winners of the 2013 MBC Drama Awards". Soompi. 30 December 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  16. ^ Woo, Bin (January 1, 2019). [2018 KBS 연기대상] 유동근 대상 "장미희 덕분인데 내가 왜..대하드라마 부활 기원" [[2018 KBS Drama Awards] Donggeun Lee Grand Prize "Why am I ... thanks to Jang Mi-hee.]. Ten Asia (in Korean). Archived from the original on January 1, 2019. Retrieved January 1, 2019 – via Naver.

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