Jo Mi-ryung (actress, born 1973)

Jo Mi-ryung (born April 16, 1973) is a South Korean actress. She is best known as a supporting actress, in television dramas such as Dae Bak Family (2002), Passion (2004), I Love You (2008), The Slave Hunters (2010), and Can't Lose (2011).[1][2][3][4]

Jo Mi-ryung
Born (1973-04-16) April 16, 1973 (age 47)
Seoul, South Korea
EducationSeoul Institute of the Arts - Theater
Years active1995–present
AgentJump Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJo Mi-ryeong
McCune–ReischauerCho Miryŏng


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1995 4th Republic Jung In-sook MBC
Sibling Relations Park Mi-ryung
1996 Truth
Their Embrace
Homicide KBS2
1997 Star in My Heart Ahn Yi-hwa MBC
1998 My Love by My Side KBS1
Love Maeng Yoo-mi MBC
Run Barefoot
The Solid Man SBS
2001 Guardian Angel Yeo Eun-joo
2002 Dae Bak Family Eldest daughter
2004 Match Made in Heaven Jo An-na MBC
Between Agasshi and Ajumma Eldest daughter-in-law
Passion Choi Kang-ji
2005 Three-Leaf Clover Kim Sung-sil SBS
Queen's Conditions Nam Nan-joo
Single Again[5] Kang Hye-ran
Golden Apple Jo Mi-ja KBS2
2006 Dr. Kkang Nurse Seo MBC
Pure in Heart Na Pal-ja KBS1
Look Back with a Smile KBS2
Common Single Jo Min-sook SBS
2007 Thank You Park So-ran MBC
Good Day to Love Kim Myung-jin SBS
2008 I Love You Na Jin-hee
2009 Ja Myung Go Mi-chu
Joseon Mystery Detective Jeong Yak-yong Han Sung-ho's wife
(guest, episode 1)
2010 The Slave Hunters Keun Jumo KBS2
Golden House Madam Hong tvN
Life Is Beautiful Yang Soo-ja SBS
2011 Drama Special "Men Cry" Young-chae KBS2
Ojakgyo Family Jung Yoon-sook
Can't Lose Kim Young-joo MBC
Lights and Shadows Soon-ae
2012 Dr. Jin Silk merchant (guest)
Here Comes Mr. Oh[6] Lee Ki-young
2013 The Secret of Birth[7] Shim Yeon-jung SBS
Secret Love[8] Hong In-joo KBS2
2014 Temptation Myung-hwa SBS
Mr. Back Choi Mi-hye MBC
2015 Drama Special "Red Moon"[9] Middle-aged woman KBS2
All About My Mom Han Eun-ok
All Is Well Bae Dong-sook
2016 Cinderella with Four Knights tvN
2017 Fight for My Way Lee Ji-sook
(guest, episode 5)
School 2017 Jang So-ran
2018 Man in the Kitchen Choi Teresa MBC
Mysterious Personal Shopper Eun Sook-ja KBS2
Hide and Seek[10] Park Hae-ran MBC
2019 The Golden Garden Han Soo-mi
I Wanna Hear Your Song Seo Soo-hyang KBS2
2020 Once Again Hong Yeon-hong


Year Title Role
2003 My Wife Is a Gangster 2 Geum Eun-bang
The Greatest Expectation Mi-ae
2004 Who's Got the Tape? Mi-sook
2005 Love in Magic Lee Seon-hee
2006 Three Fellas Shim Jung-soon
2008 Life Is Beautiful Woman at beauty parlor (cameo)
Sunny Jeni (cameo)

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2002 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Sitcom Dae Bak Family Won
2004 42nd Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress Love in Magic Nominated
2008 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Special Planning Drama I Love You Nominated
2010 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress The Slave Hunters Nominated
2018 MBC Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Weekend Special Project Hide and Seek Nominated


  1. ^ Lee, Seung-jae (6 May 2003). (스타 인터뷰) 데뷔 9년만에 황금기 누리는 조미령. The Dong-a Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2015-02-18.
  2. ^ "(인터뷰) MBC 새 아침드라마 <열정>에 출연하는 조미령". Cine21 (in Korean). 21 April 2004. Retrieved 2015-02-18.
  3. ^ Oh, Jean (4 March 2008). "Love is no bed of roses in SBS drama". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
  4. ^ <지못> 조미령, 나도 남편 못지 않은 명품조연!. iMBC (in Korean). 21 September 2011. Retrieved 2015-02-18.
  5. ^ Han, Eun-jung (27 June 2005). "Drama Looks at Divorced Life". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
  6. ^ "Jo Mi-ryeong cast for Oh Ja-ryeong is Coming". Hancinema. 22 October 2012. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
  7. ^ "Jo Mi-ryeong in The Secret of Birth". Hancinema. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
  8. ^ "Jo Mi-ryeong in KBS Secrets". Hancinema. 25 August 2013. Retrieved 2015-02-17.
  9. ^ "Drama Special - Red Moon, Casting of Lee Hang-na, Jo Mi-ryeong, and Park Ha-na confirmed 'excitement rises'". Hancinema. 25 July 2015. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
  10. ^ "조미령, MBC 주말극 '숨바꼭질' 출연...이유리·송창의와 호흡". 10Asia (in Korean). July 4, 2018.

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