Jang Seo-hee

Jang Seo-hee (born January 5, 1972) is a South Korean actress.[2] She has starred in numerous television dramas, including Miss Mermaid (2002) and Temptation of Wife (2008), which were both extremely successful in the ratings and earned Jang the highest acting prize from the MBC Drama Awards and SBS Drama Awards.[3][4] In a 2007 Chinese survey of the most influential Korean actors, Jang was the highest ranking actress and placed seventh overall.[5]

Jang Seo-hee
Jang Seo-hee at The Exhibition of Three Korean Artists at Today Art Museum in Beijing, China.jpg
Jang in 2014
Born (1972-01-05) January 5, 1972 (age 51)
EducationKyung Hee University
Years active1981–present
AgentIOK Company [1]
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJang Seo-hui
McCune–ReischauerChang Sŏhŭi

Jang made her entertainment debut when she won in a 1981 children's beauty pageant, and began her acting career as a child actress and model.[6][7][8] She was later appointed as goodwill ambassador for the 2009 Gwangju Design Biennale.[9]



Year Title Role
1983 3 Days and 3 Nights
1993 The Sun Society
2003 The Crescent Moon
2004 Ghost House Win-ha
2006 My Captain Mr. Underground
2011 Secrets, Objects Hye-jung
2017 It's Okay to be in Middle School
TBA Single Friend Hye-yeong[10]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role
1994 Han Myung Hoe Deposed Queen Yoon
1995 West Palace Crown Princess Yoo
1996 Tears of the Dragon
1998 The King and the Queen
1999 Hur Jun Kim In-bin
2000 Fireworks Na Hyun-kyung
Foolish Princes
Emperor Wang Gun
2001 Her House Chae Yeon
That's Perfect
2002 Miss Mermaid Eun Ah Ri Young
2003 Merry Go Round Sung Eun-kyo
2005 Recipe of Love Oh Soon-jin
2006 Geng Zi Feng Yun Si Qin
2008 Temptation of Wife Goo Eun-jae / Min So-hee
2010 OB & GY Seo Hye Young
2011 Master Lin in Seoul Park Sun-hee
2012 Heroes of Sui and Tang Dynasties Zhang Lihua
2014 Two Mothers Baek Yeon-hui
2015 My Mom [ko] Kim Yoon-hee
2017 Band of Sisters Min Deul-rae
2022 Game of Witches [ko] Seol Yu-kyung[11]

Filipino TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role
2005–2006 Vietnam Rose Bella Nguyễn


Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
1991 27th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress That Woman Won
2002 MBC Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Miss Mermaid Won
Top Excellence Award, Actress Won
Actress of the Year chosen by journalists Won
Popularity Award, Actress Won
Best Couple Award with Kim Sung-min Won
2005 22nd Korea Best Dresser Awards Best Dressed of the Year Won
42nd Grand Bell Awards Best New Actress Ghost House Nominated
2006 1st Asia Model Awards Hallyu Star Award Won
14th Chunsa Film Art Awards Hallyu Culture Grand Prize Won
2009 12th Shanghai International Film Festival Hallyu Star Award Won
SBS Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Temptation of Wife Won
Top Excellence Award, Actress Nominated
Top 10 Stars Won
2010 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special OB & GY Nominated
2014 3rd APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Two Mothers Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama Nominated
Netizen Award, Actress Nominated
2017 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily/Weekend Drama Unni is Alive Won


Name of publisher, year listed, name of listicle, and placement
Publisher Year Listicle Placement Ref.
Forbes 2010 Korea Power Celebrity 29th [12]


  1. ^ Jung Ha-eun (July 7, 2021). "장서희, 아이오케이컴퍼니와 전속계약…조인성·김하늘과 한솥밥[공식]". Sports Seoul (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 7, 2021.
  2. ^ 장서희. "장서희 :: 네이버 인물검색". People.search.naver.com. Retrieved 2016-12-09.
  3. ^ "'아내의 유혹' 장서희, 13년 무명 시절의 설움 고백 - 일간스포츠". Isplus.joins.com. 2009-02-20. Retrieved 2016-12-09.
  4. ^ "FNN | 세상을 보는 새로운 눈 | 포커스뉴스". Eto.co.kr. Archived from the original on 2016-12-21. Retrieved 2016-12-09.
  5. ^ "Actresses Jang, Yang, Lee Top Chinese Poll". KBS Global, 11 May 2007. Retrieved on 20 August 2009.
  6. ^ "장서희 "가발 잘 써서 '인어아가씨' 캐스팅됐다"". Asiae.co.kr (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-12-09.
  7. ^ "스포츠월드". Sportsworldi.segye.com. 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2016-12-09.
  8. ^ "Jang Seo-hee and 'hallyu' in China". Koreatimes.co.kr. 2014-04-24. Retrieved 2016-12-09.
  9. ^ "Chang Seo-hee Publicizes Gwangu Design Biennale". KBS Global, 13 August 2009. Retrieved on 20 August 2009.
  10. ^ Kim Na-young (July 29, 2022). "장서희, 영화 '독친' 출연 확정…5년 만에 스크린 복귀" [Jang Seo-hee confirmed to appear in the movie 'Single Friend'... Returning to the screen after 5 years] (in Korean). MK Sports. Retrieved July 29, 2022 – via Naver.
  11. ^ Baek Seung-hoon (August 16, 2022). "장서희·김규선·오창석, MBC '마녀의 게임' 출연" [Seo-hee Jang, Gyu-seon Kim, and Chang-seok Oh to appear in MBC's 'Witch's Game']. iMBC (in Korean). Retrieved August 16, 2022 – via Naver.
  12. ^ "Celebrity List". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). February 23, 2010. Retrieved May 24, 2021 – via Joins.

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