Kim Jung-nan

Kim Jung-nan (born Kim Hyun-ah on July 16, 1971) is a South Korean actress.[1] Kim made her acting debut in 1991, but received a new surge of popularity after starring in A Gentleman's Dignity in 2012.[2][3][4][5][6]

Kim Jung-nan
Kim Jeong-nan at the press conference for Grudge - The Revolt of Gumiho 246.jpg
Kim Hyun-ah

(1971-07-16) July 16, 1971 (age 49)
EducationDongguk University - Theater and Film
OccupationActress, radio personality
Years active1991-present
AgentK-star Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Jeong-nan
McCune–ReischauerKim Chŏng-nan
Birth name
Revised RomanizationGim Hyeon-a
McCune–ReischauerKim Hyŏn-a


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1991 Asphalt My Hometown KBS2
1992 Tomorrow Love Hwang Jin-sun KBS2
1996 Their Embrace MBC
1997 The Mountain Nam-hee MBC
1998 The King and the Queen Jeong Gwi-in KBS1
1999 Rising Sun, Rising Moon KBS1
Now Is the Time to Love SBS
2000 Fireworks SBS
Three Friends Doctor/Florist (cameo) MBC
Promise Ji-soo KBS1
Daddy Fish Yeo Jin-hee MBC
2001 Girls' High School English teacher SBS
2002 Fox and Cotton Candy Bong In-hwa MBC
Album of Life Lee Ae-rim KBS1
2003 On the Prairie Na Ae-ran KBS2
My Fair Lady Yoon Jung-hee SBS
Not Divorced Yoo Seung-hye KBS2
Between Agasshi and Ajumma Kim Jung-nan MBC
2004 My Lovely Family Young-ran KBS1
Love Is All Around Park Se-mi MBC
2005 Dangerous Love Yoon Soo-wan MBC
That Woman Ha Jung-sun SBS
2006 Thank You Life Han Kyung-sook KBS2
Love Me When You Can Jo Eun-soo MBC
2007 Mermaid Story Nam Soo-hyun tvN
Time Between Dog and Wolf Yoo Kyung-hwa MBC
Kid Gang Young-sook OCN
2008 Why Did You Come to My House Han Deuk-soo SBS
You Are My Destiny Ban So-young KBS1
2009 Partner Kim Young-suk KBS2
Creating Destiny Kim Yoon-hee MBC
2010 Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors Kim Min-sun
(guest, episodes 10-11)
Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho Lady Yang KBS2
Drama Special "Boy Meets Girl" Gu Mi-young KBS2
The President Shin Hee-joo KBS2
2011 You're Fine That Way Korean language teacher KBS2
2012 A Gentleman's Dignity Park Min-sook SBS
Bridal Mask Lee Hwa-gyung KBS2
Drama Special "The Flight of the Spoonbill" Joo-hee KBS2
2013 All About My Romance Go Dong-sook SBS
Thrice Married Woman Jung Tae-hee SBS
2014 What Happens to My Family? Noh Young-seol KBS2
2015 Who Are You: School 2015 Shin Jung-min KBS2
Bubble Gum Oh Se-young tvN
2016 Fantastic Choi Jin-sook JTBC
2017 Ms. Perfect Na Hye Ran KBS2
2018 Clean with Passion for Now JTBC
Sky Castle Lee Myung-joo JTBC
2019 Doctor Prisoner Oh Jung-Hee KBS2
Crash Landing on You Ma Yeong-ae tvN
2020 Born Again Jang Hye-mi KBS2
Tale of the Nine Tailed Taluipa tvN
2021 Mouse Seong Ji-eun tvN[7]


Year Title Role
2001 Nabi Traveling employee
2005 Daddy-Long-Legs Lee Ji-hyun
2006 Tazza: The High Rollers Se-ran
2008 Santamaria Yang-ja
Baby and I Ms. Cho
2009 Beetles Jeon Hee-soo
2011 Meet the In-Laws Young-ja
2012 Grape Candy Jung-eun

Variety/radio showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2007–present Radio City with Kim Jung-nan[8] SBS Love FM DJ
2012-2013 Sweet Nights in Your City TBS Radio
2013 Saturday Night Live Korea tvN Host (episode 22)[9]
2013-2014 Veranda Show with Cultwo MBC Host
2013 Housekeeping Chat Show -
The Queen
2015 Some Guys, Some Girls SBS Cast member
2019 Tell Me JTBC Cast member

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1993 7th KBS Drama Awards Best New Actress
Tomorrow Love
1994 30th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Won
2008 22nd KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama
You Are My Destiny
2010 24th KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries
Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho
The President
2012 1st K-Drama Star Awards Acting Award, Actress [10]
A Gentleman's Dignity
20th SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama Won
26th KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress
Bridal Mask
2013 21st SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actress in a Miniseries
All About My Romance
2019 33rd KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress
Doctor Prisoner[11]
Best Couple Award with Jang Hyun-sung Won


  1. ^ Lee, Ji-hye (29 August 2012). "언니의 품격: ① 김정난 "이제는 연기다운 연기를 할 수 있을 것 같다"". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  2. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (27 July 2012). "Kim Soo Ro is the Mood-Maker on A Gentleman's Dignity". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  3. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (21 August 2012). "CN Blue's Lee Jong Hyun Serenades Kim Jung Nan". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  4. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (22 August 2012). "A Gentleman's Dignity Kim Jung Nan Loves SHINee's Onew and Big Bang's G-Dragon". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  5. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (25 September 2012). "Kim Jung Nan Finally Meets her Idol Crush, SHINee's Onew". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  6. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (27 September 2012). "Kim Jung Nan Fangirls over SHINee's Onew on Radio Star". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 5 December 2013. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  7. ^ "이승기·이희준, tvN '마우스' 주연…내년 상반기 방송". Newsis. November 27, 2020.
  8. ^ Oh, Dae-il (24 April 2007). "김정난 "깜찍한 DJ가 될래요"". No Cut News (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  9. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (15 October 2012). "U-Kiss' Dong Ho Gets Stalked by Crazy Nuna Sasaeng Fan, Kim Jung Nan". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  10. ^ Equivalent to Best Supporting Actress.
  11. ^ "Winners of the 2019 KBS Drama Awards". HanCinema. December 31, 2019. Archived from the original on April 6, 2020. Retrieved December 31, 2019.

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