Jo Woo-jin (born January 16, 1979) is a South Korean actor. He is known as an in-demand supporting or character actor on the big screen and TV series, such as Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2017), Chicago Typewriter (2017), The Drug King (2018), Mr. Sunshine (2018), and Happiness (2021) [1][2] He won Best Supporting Actor award at the 40th Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2019 for his performance in the film Default.

Jo Woo-jin
Jo in May 2018
Jo Shin-je (조신제)

(1979-01-16) January 16, 1979 (age 44)
AgentYooborn Company
SpouseUnknown (m. 2018)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJo Woo jean
McCune–ReischauerCho Uchin

Filmography Edit

Film Edit

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Mama
War of the Arrows Qing messenger
2012 Wonderful Radio
2014 Venus Talk PD Choi
2015 Inside Men Director Jo
2016 Mood of the Day Agency junior
2017 One Line Prosecutor Won
The King Park Tae-soo's detective
The Sheriff in Town Seon-cheol
Real Sa Do-jin
V.I.P. Public prosecutor
The Fortress Jung Myung-soo
The Bros Lee Mi-bong
Steel Rain Choi Myung-rok
2018 Rampant Park Jong-sa
The Drug King Jo Seong-kang
Default Vice-minister of Finance
2019 Trade Your Love Section chief Seo
Money Han Ji-cheol
2020 Steel Rain 2: Summit Voice of the South Korean submarine captain
Collectors Dr. John [3]
2021 The Book of Fish Byeol Jang Cameo[4]
Seo Bok Assistant Manager, Korea Intelligence Agency
Hard Hit Seong-gyu [5]
2022 Kingmaker Director Lee
Alienoid Cheong-woon [6][7]
Hunt Moon Hyun-seok Special appearance[8]
Hero Ma Do-sik Special appearance[9]
TBA Harbin Kim Sang-hyeon [10]
Boss Soon-tae [11]

Television Edit

Year Title Role Notes
2010 OB & GY
2011 Warrior Baek Dong-soo
2012 Dr. Jin Deuk-chil
2012–2013 The King's Doctor
2013 Incarnation of Money
Hur Jun, The Original Story Woo Gong-bo
Gu Family Book Jo Gwan-woong's soldier
Goddess of Marriage Hye-Jung's brother-in-law
Medical Top Team Doctor Lim
2013–2014 Empress Ki Wang Go's soldier
One Well-Raised Daughter
My Love from the Star Heo-jun's assistant (Joseon era)
Miss Korea Dream Department Store Manager
2014 Secret Door Lee Dal-Sung
2015 Make a Woman Cry
2016 38 Revenue Collection Unit Ahn Tae-wook
2016–2017 Guardian: The Lonely and Great God Kim Do-young
2017 Chicago Typewriter Gal Ji-seok
Drama StageChief B and the Love Letter Shim Byung-sun
2018 Mr. Sunshine Im Gwan-soo [12]
2021 Happiness Han Tae-suk [13]
2023 Nice Man [14]

Web series Edit

Year Title Role Notes
2022 Narco-Saints Byeon Ki-tae [15][16]

Radio shows Edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2022 Bae Chul-soo's Music Camp Special DJ August 13–14 [17]

Awards and nominations Edit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2016 37th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor Inside Men Nominated
2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor Steel Rain Nominated [18]
27th Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actor 1987: When the Day Comes Nominated [19]
2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor The Drug King Nominated [20]
24th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
40th Blue Dragon Film Awards Default Won [21]
2021 30th Buil Film Awards The Book of Fish Nominated [22]
2022 58th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor Kingmaker Won [23][24]
Chunsa Film Art Awards 2022 Best Supporting Actor Nominated [25]
31st Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated [26]
58th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated [27]
42nd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best Supporting Actor Kingmaker, Hunt Won [28]
2023 Director's Cut Awards Best Actor in Television Narco-Saints Won [29]
59th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor – Television Won [30]
2nd Blue Dragon Series Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated [31]
Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards Pending [32]

References Edit

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