Jang Young-nam (born November 25, 1973) is a South Korean actress. She began her career as an acclaimed actress in theater, then transitioned to supporting roles on television and film, notably in works by director Jang Jin. A member of Jang Jin's Division 장진사단, she regularly appears in his films and theater company productions. She became one of the original cast members of the live sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live Korea when Jang Jin brought the American show to South Korea. In addition, she was a member of the Korean theater troupe Mokhwa Repertory Company.
|Education||Seoul Institute of the Arts - Theater|
|Agent||BH Entertainment |
|Revised Romanization||Jang Yeong-nam|
She is known for her skill in both comedic and dramatic roles and her ability to easily transition between different genres and mediums such as theater, television and films. Some notable supporting film roles include A Werewolf Boy and Hello Ghost. She has also made memorable cameos in dramas, Pinocchio and Moon Embracing the Sun. In 2013, she played her first onscreen leading role in the revenge crime thriller Azooma, which won her the Best Actress Award from the Director's Guild at the 17th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).
In December 2011, she married a theater and film university professor who is seven years younger. She and her husband have a son born in 2014.
|2004||Someone Special||Woman in accident|
|2005||Murder, Take One||Yoo Jin-ju|
|Love Is a Crazy Thing||Eun-joo|
|2006||Righteous Ties||Yang Yeo-il|
|2007||My Son||Corrections officer|
|Hansel and Gretel||Soo-jung ("mother")|
|2009||My Girlfriend Is an Agent||Team leader Hong|
|Good Morning President||President Cha Ji-wook's staff adviser 2|
|2010||Harmony||Section chief Bang|
|The Quiz Show Scandal||Jang Pal-nyeo|
|Finding Mr. Destiny||Gi-joon's older sister||Cameo|
|Hello Ghost||Crying ghost|
|Hindsight||Culinary school instructor|
|Mr. Idol||Lee Mi-ri|
|2012||The Neighbor||Ha Tae-seon|
|A Werewolf Boy||Sun-yi's mother|
|Friend: The Great Legacy||Choi Sung-hoon's mother||Cameo|
|2014||You Are My Vampire||Nam-geol's mother||Cameo|
|Ode to My Father||Deok-soo's mother|
|2015||The Classified File||Eun-joo's aunt|
|2016||Don't Forget Me||Kim Young-hee|
|2017||RV: Resurrected Victims||Seo Hee-jung|
|Confidential Assignment||Park So-yeon|
|The King's Case Note||Soo-bin|
|Snowy Road||Jong-boon's mother|
|2018||What a Man Wants||Dam-deok|
|The Negotiation||Manager Han|
|2021||Seo Bok||Director of the Institute|
|2003||MBC Best Theater
"Leaving Pippi Longstocking"
"The Last Day of My Life"
"The Stars Shine Brightly"
|2007||Dal-ja's Spring||Uhm Ki-joong's wife|
|2008||One Mom and Three Dads||Noh Hee-sook, editor at |
comics publishing company
|Bitter Sweet Life||Sung-sook||MBC|
|Women of the Sun||Lee Eun-bi, TV writer||KBS2|
|Chosun Police Season 2||Cho Seol||MBC Dramanet|
|Don't Cry My Love||Oh Jung-rim||MBC|
|2010||I Am Legend||Oh Seung-hye||SBS|
|Daemul||Wang Joong-ki, electoral specialist|
|2011||I Believe in Love||Kim Eui-sook (cameo)||KBS2|
|Vampire Prosecutor||Yoon Ji-hee
(guest, episodes 4,8,11)
|Glory Jane||Yeo Eun-joo||KBS2|
|2012||Moon Embracing the Sun||Shaman Ari (cameo, episode 1)||MBC|
|I Love Lee Tae-ri||Oh Mi-ja||tvN|
|Dr. Jin||Noblewoman Jo
(guest, episodes 7-8)
|Horse Doctor||Baek Kwang-hyun's mother |
(cameo, episode 1)
|The Birth of a Family||Ma Jin-hee||SBS|
|2013||7th Grade Civil Servant||Jang Young-soon||MBC|
|Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love||Court lady Cheon||SBS|
|Goddess of Marriage||Kwon Eun-hee|
|2014||Pinocchio||Ki Ha-myung's mother|
|2015||Persevere, Goo Hae-ra||Kang-soon||Mnet|
|Miss Mamma Mia||Lee Mi-ryun||KBS Drama|
|Hogu's Love||Pickpocket mom
(cameo, episodes 2, 6)
|Snowy Road||Choi Jong-boon's mother||KBS1|
|Flower of Queen||Choi Hye-jin||MBC|
|Glamorous Temptation||Kang Il-ran|
|I've Got My Eye On You||Nam Kyung Hee||SBS|
|2016||Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo||Coach Choi Sung-eun||MBC|
|2017||My Sassy Girl||Gyun-woo's Mother||SBS|
|The King in Love||Princess Wonsung||MBC|
|2018||Lovely Horribly||Kim Ok-hee||KBS2|
|The Smile Has Left Your Eyes||Tak So-jung||tvN|
|2019||The Crowned Clown||Queen Dowager|
|My Country||Seo Seol||JTBC|
|2020||Nobody Knows||Jeong So-yeon||SBS|
|Find Me in Your Memory||Choi Hee-sang||MBC|
|It's Okay to Not Be Okay||Park Haeng-ja||tvN|
|2019||IN SEOUL||Song Young-ju||V LIVE, Naver TV, YouTube, JTBC|
|2011||Saturday Night Live Korea Season 1||tvN||Cast member|
|2012||Saturday Night Live Korea Season 2||tvN||Cast member|
|1995||Romeo and Juliet||Juliet|
|1996||Love with a Fox|
|The Threepenny Opera|
|1997||Dongbaek Agasshi "Lady Camellia"|
|1998||The Wandering Troupe|
|Birds Don't Use the Crosswalk|
|1999||코소보 그리고 유랑|
|Bujayuchin "Intimacy Between Father and Son"|
|Love with a Fox|
|One Morning with Snow and Rain|
|Romeo and Juliet|
|2002||Centipede and Earthworm|
|Regrets of Gwanghae|
|Welcome to Dongmakgol|
|Romeo and Juliet|
|2003||Train for Xian|
|Return to Hamlet||Ophelia|
|The Hunchback Richard III|
|The Vagina Monologues|
|Who Shaved My Sister's Head?||Yi-geum|
|Kyung-sook, Kyung-sook's Father||Kyung-sook|
|Chinjeong Eomma "My Mom"||Daughter|
|Clumsy People||Yoo Hwa-yi|
|2009-2010||Don't Be Too Surprised||Daughter-in-law|
|2010||Gyungnam Changnyung-gun Gilgok-myun "Oberösterreich"|
|2011||Sanbul "Forest Fire"||Sawol|
Awards and nominationsEdit
- "Jang Young Nam shares her wedding pictures". KoreanVibe. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Hwang, Hee-yeon; Kim, Hyung-seok (17 October 2014). "10 Scene Stealers⑧ - JANG Young-nam: A Shrewd Woman". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2014-10-30.
- Lee, Hye-ji (25 April 2013). "Azooma: Interview with Actress Jang Young-nam – Part. 1". TenAsia. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
- Lee, Hye-ji (25 April 2013). "Azooma: Interview with Actress Jang Young-nam – Part. 2". TenAsia. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
- "Jang Young-nam is a happy Mrs. Yahoo News. December 12, 2011". Retrieved 2017-01-17.
- Jeon Hyung-hwa (February 22, 2021). "[단독]서인국·장동윤·최귀화·성동일 등 120억 SF액션스릴러 '늑대사냥' 호흡 [종합]". Star.mk (in Korean). Retrieved February 22, 2021.
- "장영남, tvN '하늘에서 내리는 1억개의 별' 출연 확정 [공식]". TV Report (in Korean). July 30, 2018.
- "Kim Sang-kyung, Kwon Hae-hyo, Jang Gwang, Jung Hye-young and Jang Young-nam in "Gwang-hae, The Man Who Became King"". Hancinema. October 10, 2018.
- Choi, Eun-hwa (22 November 2011). "Saturday Night Live Korea to Start Airing on December 3". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 28 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Park, Hyun-min (16 June 2012). "SNL Korea 2 to Put on Big Show with New R Rating". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 28 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Park, Min-young (15 May 2011). "Sanbul to relight fire in Koreans' hearts". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Cha, Hyo-jin (2 June 2011). "The Masterpiece of Korean Realism Theater Sanbool (Wildfire)". Worldyan News. Archived from the original on 12 November 2014. Retrieved 2013-02-10.
- Lee, Eun-sun (26 November 2012). "Acknowledged in Busan, Nevada and Costa Rica". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2012-12-01.
- Kim, Nemo (24 January 2013). "Actress Jang Young-nam wins Best Actress Award at Irvine". TenAsia. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
- Ji, Yong-jin (28 January 2013). "JANG Young-nam Wins Best Actress Award at Irvine International Film Festival". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-02-01.
- Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Lee Bo-young Grabs 1st Top Prize at the 2013 SBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
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