Chun Jung-myung

Chun Jung-myung (Korean천정명, born November 29, 1980) is a South Korean actor. Chun made his break into the entertainment industry in the KBS teen drama School 2 (1999). He is best known for his leading roles in TV dramas such as Fashion 70's (2005),[1] Goodbye Solo (2006),[2] What's Up Fox? (2006),[3] Cinderella's Sister (2010),[4][5] The Duo,[6][7] Glory Jane (2011),[8][9] Reset (2014),[10][11] Heart to Heart (2015),[12] and Master - God of Noodles (2016).[13]

Chun Jung-myung
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Born (1980-11-29) November 29, 1980 (age 40)
Seoul, South Korea
EducationSangji University - B.A. and M.A. in Physical Education
Years active1997–present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationCheon Jeong-myeong
McCune–ReischauerCh'ŏn Chŏngmyŏng

He also starred in the films The Aggressives (2005),[14][15] Les Formidables (2006), Hansel and Gretel (2007),[16][17] and Queen of the Night (2013).[18]

Chun started his own management company in 2011.[19]


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1999 School 2 Student in photography club
(episode 21)
2000 Echo SBS
2001 New Nonstop teenage Pyeon MBC
Open Drama Man & Woman
"Pure Flower Cafe"
Park Hong-tae SBS
Third Coincidence Song Ji-chul MBC
2002 MBC Best Theater
"Han-ip's Woman"
Bad Girls Cheong-mok SBS
Honest Living Chun Jung-myung
2004 Beijing, My Love Noh Wan-sung KBS2
Drama City "I Love H, He, Li..." Lee Sang-gyu
2005 Fashion 70's Jang Bin SBS
2006 Goodbye Solo Kim Min-ho KBS2
What's Up Fox? Park Chul-soo MBC
2010 Cinderella's Sister Hong Ki-hoon KBS2
2011 The Duo Chun-doong MBC
Glory Jane Kim Young-kwang KBS2
2013 The Family FJTV
2014 Reset Cha Woo-jin OCN
2015 Heart to Heart Go Yi-seok tvN
2016 Master - God of Noodles Moo Myung KBS2
2018 Love Alert[20] Cha Woo-hyun MBN/DramaX


Year Title Role Notes
2002 R U Ready? Bong Jun-gu
2003 Dance Begins Detective 1 short film
2004 Twentidentity Train commuter segment: "20 Questions"
2005 The Aggressives So-yo
2006 Les Formidables Lee Soo-hyun
2007 Hansel and Gretel Lee Eun-soo
2011 Hindsight Ae-gu [21]
2013 Queen of the Night Young-soo
2014 O Sole Mio voice short film
2016 Life Risking Romance Seol Rok-hwan [22]
2018 Faceless Boss Kim Geon [23]
2020 Unalterable Gwon Sang Gon

Variety showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2014 Real Men MBC Cast member[24]
2017 Night Goblin JTBC Cast member (Episode 9-19)
2019 Urban Cops (season 2) MBC Cast member[25]

Music videoEdit

Year Song Title Artist
2001 "Haeyo" Jung In-ho
2002 "For You, Goodbye" Shin Seung-hun
2005 "My Heart's Treasure Box" SG Wannabe
"A Dreamy Conversation"
"Although My Heart Aches" Fly to the Sky (Fashion 70's OST)
2010 "It Has to Be You" Yesung (Cinderella's Sister OST)

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1999 5th Storm Jeans Model Contest Grand Prize N/A Won
2005 6th Busan Film Critics Awards Best New Actor[26] The Aggressives Won
26th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor[27] Won
SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Fashion 70's Won
22nd Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards Best Dressed, TV Actor category Won
2006 42nd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV) Won
Best New Actor (Film) The Aggressives Nominated
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor What's Up Fox? Nominated
PD Award Won
Popularity Award Nominated
Best Couple Award with Go Hyun-jung Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Popularity Award Goodbye Solo Nominated
Best Couple Award with Yoon So-yi Nominated
2007 2nd Asia Model Festival Awards Popular Star Award[28] N/A Won
2010 4th Mnet 20's Choice Awards Most Influential Star[29] Cinderella's Sister Won
3rd Style Icon Awards Style Icon Actor Won
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama Nominated
Best Couple Award with Moon Geun-young Nominated
2011 MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries The Duo Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Glory Jane Nominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama[30] Won
Popularity Award Nominated
Best Couple Award with Park Min-young Nominated


  1. ^ "KOREAN TV DRAMA REVIEWS: 패션 70s (Fashion Seventies)". Twitch Film. 25 November 2005. Archived from the original on February 4, 2007. Retrieved 2013-05-24.
  2. ^ Park, Chung-a (24 February 2006). "Drama Breaks From the Traditional". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  3. ^ "Wednesday & Thursday Miniseries "Foxy Lady" Casting Complete". MBC Global Media. 14 February 2008.
  4. ^ Kim, Lynn (25 March 2010). "PREVIEW KBS TV series Sister of Cinderella". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  5. ^ Choi, Ji-Eun (12 May 2010). "On the set of TV series Sister of Cinderella". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  6. ^ Kang, Seung-hun (31 January 2011). "Chun Jung-myung says "nervous and excited" for 1st historical drama role". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  7. ^ Lee, Ga-on (1 February 2011). "PREVIEW: MBC TV series The Duo". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  8. ^ Oh, Jean (5 October 2011). "KBS' Glory Jaein looking to hit home run". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  9. ^ Jin, Young-ju (14 December 2011). "Chun Jeong Myung Presents Good Acting in Glory Jane". KBS Global. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  10. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (30 May 2014). "Chun Jung Myung to Return as a Prosecutor in Thriller Drama Reset". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-07-06.
  11. ^ "'Reset' revisits a murky past". Korea JoongAng Daily. 22 August 2014.
  12. ^ "'Heart to Heart' a tale of curious love". Korea JoongAng Daily. 6 January 2015.
  13. ^ "Chun Jung-myung cast in 'Noodle' drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. 10 March 2016.
  14. ^ "K-FILM REVIEWS: 태풍태양 (The Aggressives)". Twitch Film. 22 October 2005. Archived from the original on 15 July 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
  15. ^ "Youth Is an "Aggressive" Storm Hurtling toward the Sun". The Donga Ilbo. 27 May 2005.
  16. ^ "K-FILM REVIEWS: 헨젤과 그레텔 (Hansel and Gretel)". Twitch Film. 26 August 2008. Archived from the original on 5 February 2011. Retrieved 24 November 2012.
  17. ^ "Hansel and Gretel: Lim's Dark Fantasy Opens". Korean Film Council. 26 December 2007.
  18. ^ Ho, Stewart (10 December 2012). "Chun Jung Myung, Kim Min Jung Cast as Leads for 'Queen of the Night'". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Archived from the original on 13 February 2018. Retrieved 2012-12-20.
  19. ^ 천정명, 1인 기업으로 독립 '연기활동 박차' [Chun Jung-myung goes solo with new company]. Osen (in Korean). 6 January 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-24.
  20. ^ [단독] 천정명, '설렘주의보'로 2년만에 컴백...윤은혜와 호흡. Sports Chosun (in Korean). 5 June 2018.
  21. ^ "Chun Jung-myung cast in upcoming film noir". 10Asia. 4 August 2010.
  22. ^ "Romantic thriller 'Life Risking Romance' champions Korean touch in Asia film market". Yonhap News Agency. 17 November 2016.
  23. ^ "Choi Kyu-hwan to star in "Faceless Boss"". Hancinema. Sports Donga. 24 October 2017.
  24. ^ "'Real Men' adds four new cast members". The Korea Herald. 7 February 2014.
  25. ^ "'도시경찰:KCSI' 천정명, 첫 보고서 작성부터 난항 "감이 안 잡혀" [Oh!쎈 리뷰]". (in Korean). 2019-08-12. Retrieved 2019-08-28.
  26. ^ "Film Awards Ceremonies in Korea". 19 October 2005.
  27. ^ "Sympathy wins best picture at Korea's Blue Dragon Awards". Screen Daily. 2 December 2005.
  28. ^ "Models Pick Ryoo as Korean Wave Star". KBS World. 17 January 2017.
  29. ^ "[PHOTO] Actors receive awards at Mnet "20's Choice"". 10Asia. 27 August 2010.
  30. ^ "Shin Ha-kyun scores top prize at 2011 KBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. 2 January 2011.

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