Jo Woo-jin (actor)

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
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Jo in May 2018
Born
Jo Shin-je (조신제)

(1979-01-16) January 16, 1979 (age 43)
OccupationActor
AgentYooborn Company
Spouse(s)Unknown (m. 2018)
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationJo Woo jean
McCune–ReischauerCho Uchin

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
2010 OB & GY SBS
2011 Warrior Baek Dong-soo
2012 Dr. Jin Deuk-chil MBC
2012–2013 The King's Doctor
2013 Incarnation of Money SBS
Hur Jun, The Original Story Woo Gong-bo MBC
Gu Family Book Jo Gwan-woong's soldier
Goddess of Marriage Hye-Jung's brother-in-law SBS
Medical Top Team Doctor Lim MBC
2013–2014 Empress Ki Wang Go's soldier
One Well-Raised Daughter SBS
My Love from the Star Heo-jun's assistant (Joseon era)
Miss Korea Dream Department Store Manager MBC
2014 Secret Door Lee Dal-Sung SBS
2015 Make a Woman Cry MBC
2016 38 Revenue Collection Unit Ahn Tae-wook OCN
2016–2017 Guardian: The Lonely and Great God Kim Do-young tvN
2017 Chicago Typewriter Gal Ji-seok
Drama StageChief B and the Love Letter Shim Byung-sun
2018 Mr. Sunshine Im Gwan-soo [3]
2021 Happiness Han Tae-suk [4]
2022 The Accidental Narco Byeon Ki-tae Netflix [5][6]

FilmEdit

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 [7]
2021 The Book of Fish Cameo [8]
Seo Bok Assistant Manager, Korea Intelligence Agency
Hard Hit Seong-gyu [9]
2022 Kingmaker Director Lee
Alienoid Cheong-woon [10][11]
Hunt Special appearance [12]

Awards and nominationsEdit

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 [13]
27th Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actor 1987: When the Day Comes Nominated [14]
2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor The Drug King Nominated [15]
24th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
40th Blue Dragon Film Awards Default Won [16]
2021 30th Buil Film Awards The Book of Fish Nominated [17]
2022 58th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor – Film Kingmaker Won [18][19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jae-wook, Choi (December 23, 2015). "[슈퍼루키] 조우진, 기다림과 열정이 빚어낸 '배우'의 발견". Sports Hankook. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  2. ^ Soo-jung, Yeo (February 13, 2017). "조우진 "최초의 '비서돌' 그리고 남다른 인기, 뭔 일이래요?"(인터뷰)". Sports Today. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  3. ^ "[단독]조우진·김병철, '도깨비' 이어 '미스터 션샤인' 출연". Ilgan Sports (in Korean). July 25, 2017.
  4. ^ Kim, Jin-seok (April 15, 2021). "[단독]한효주·박형식·조우진, tvN '해피니스' 주인공(종합)". Ilgan Sports (in Korean). Retrieved April 17, 2021.
  5. ^ Mo Shin-jeong (March 23, 2021). "[단독] '수리남' 하정우·황정민·조우진·유연석·박해수·추자현, 드림 캐스팅 확정… 4월말 크랭크인". hankooki (in Korean). Retrieved March 23, 2021.
  6. ^ Kim Ye-eun (May 28, 2021). "넷플릭스 '수리남' 제작…하정우·황정민·박해수·조우진·유연석 출연 [공식입장]". Naver (in Korean). xportsnews. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  7. ^ "Collectors (Korean Movie - 2019) - 도굴". HanCinema.
  8. ^ Jo Yeon-kyung (April 6, 2021). "[무비IS] 류승룡·조우진, 이토록 특별한 '우정". isplus.joins (in Korean). Retrieved April 12, 2021.
  9. ^ Jeong Yu-jin (May 17, 2021). "조우진 주연 '발신제한', 6월 개봉…'내 차에 폭탄이 있다'" ['Restricted Calls' starring Jo Woo-jin, released in June... 'I have a bomb in my car']. News1 (in Korean). Retrieved May 18, 2021.
  10. ^ Kim Su-jeong (November 5, 2019). "조우진x김의성 최동훈 신작 합류…1,2편 동시제작" [Jo Woo-jin x Kim Eui-sung joins Choi Dong-hoon's new work... Simultaneous production of episodes 1 and 2] (in Korean). TV Report. Retrieved April 12, 2022 – via Naver.
  11. ^ Kim Na-ra (May 3, 2022). "류준열X김우빈→김태리X소지섭 '외계+인' 1부, 올여름 개봉 확정 [공식]" [Ryu Jun-yeol X Kim Woo-bin → Kim Tae-ri X So Ji-seop 'Alien + Human' Part 1 confirmed for release this summer [Official]] (in Korean). My Daily. Retrieved May 3, 2022 – via Naver.
  12. ^ Jeon Hyung-hwa (July 14, 2021). "[단독]주지훈·김남길·조우진·박성웅, '헌트' 특별출연 배우들 전원 음성 [종합]" [[Exclusive] Voice of all actors Joo Ji-hoon, Kim Nam-gil, Jo Woo-jin, Park Seong-woong, 'Hunt' special appearance [Comprehensive]]. Star News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 14, 2021.
  13. ^ "제54회 백상예술대상, TV·영화 각 부문별 수상 후보자 공개". JTBC (in Korean). April 6, 2018.
  14. ^ "[23회 부산국제영화제] 부일영화상". Busan.com (in Korean). September 20, 2018.
  15. ^ Cho, Yeon-gyeong (April 5, 2019). "55회 백상예술대상 영화부문 최종 후보 공개". Is Plus (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  16. ^ MacDonald, Joan (November 21, 2019). "2019 Blue Dragon Awards Honor Veteran Actors And Newcomers". Forbes. Archived from the original on November 22, 2019. Retrieved May 18, 2020.
  17. ^ Jo Young-mi (August 29, 2021). "모가디슈' ·'자산어보' 13개 부문 중 8개 부문 후보에 올라" [Mogadishu’ and ‘Jasaneobo’ were nominated for 8 out of 13 categories]. Busan Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved August 29, 2021 – via Naver.
  18. ^ Ahn Byung-gil (April 11, 2022). "58회 백상예술대상 후보 공개…영광의 주인공은?" [58th Baeksang Arts Awards nominations revealed... Who is the hero of glory?] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved April 11, 2022 – via Naver.
  19. ^ Kim Na-ra (May 6, 2022). "'킹메이커' 조우진·'기적' 이수경, 조연상 수상 [2022 백상예술대상]" [Kingmaker' Jo Woo-jin, 'Miracle' Lee Soo-kyung win Best Supporting Actor [2022 Baeksang Arts Awards]] (in Korean). My Daily. Retrieved May 6, 2022 – via Naver.

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