Nam Bo-ra (Korean남보라; born November 27, 1989) is a South Korean actress. She appeared in Sunny, Moon Embracing the Sun, and Don't Cry, Mommy.[1][2][3]

Nam Bo-ra
Nam Bora at the 2023 KBS Drama Awards in December
Born (1989-11-27) November 27, 1989 (age 34)
Seoul, South Korea
EducationDongduk Women's University - Broadcasting
Years active2006–present
AgentJellyfish Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationNam Bo-ra
McCune–ReischauerNam Pora

Personal life edit

Nam grew up in a large family, with one elder brother and twelve younger siblings (7 males, 5 females), though one of her younger brothers and one of her younger sisters had died.[4]

One of her nephews is No Min-woo (better known by his stage name Minwoo), a South Korean rapper, lyricist, and K-pop idol who is a member of the 6-member K-pop boy group BOYFRIEND.[5]

Filmography edit

Film edit

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Death Bell 2 Hyun-ah
I Saw the Devil Section Chief Oh's daughter
2011 Sunny young Seo Geum-ok
2012 Howling Jung-ah
Horror Stories Bak-ji segment: "Secret Recipe"
Don't Cry, Mommy Eun-ah
2013 The Suspect Ji Dong-chul's wife
2015 Moon Young Yeong-eun
2019 A Diamond In The Rough Kim Gi-soon[6]
2021 Croissant Seong-eun [7]
New Year Blues Hyo Young's neighbor Cameo
A Long Day [8]
2023 My Brilliant Revenge Uhm So-hyun [9]

Television series edit

Year Title Role
아싸 호랭나비 II : 최극의 비후
2006 Look Back With a Smile Nam Bo-ra
2010 Road No. 1 Kim Soo-hee
Drama Special "Last Flashman" Jo Ah-ra
Once Upon a Time in Saengchori Oh Na-young
2011 Glory Jane Kim Jin-joo
2012 Moon Embracing the Sun Princess Minhwa
2013 Shark Han Yi-hyun
Drama Special "The Memory in My Old Wallet" Chae Soo-ah
A Little Love Never Hurts Song Eun-joo
2014 Only Love Kim Saet-byul
2015 My Heart Twinkle Twinkle Lee Soon-jung
KBS Web Drama Special: Love Detective Sherlock K Kang Da-hae/Sherlock-K
2016 Spark Son Ha-neul
2017 Lovers in Bloom Jin Bo-ra
2018 Top Star U-back Noh Hae-won
2021 The Penthouse: War in Life 2 pianist for Bae Ro Na (Cameo) [10]
2022 It's Beautiful Now Kim Yu-jin[11]
Today's Webtoon Jang Hye-mi[12]
2023-2024 Live Your Own Life Jeong Mi-rim[13]

Variety show edit

Year Title
2005 Chorus of Angels (Sunday Sunday Night)
2008 날아라 슛돌이 4기
2013 Dancing with the Stars: Season 3
2018 Secret Sisters
2019–2022 Class of Difference

Music video edit

Year Song title Artist
2003 "Ache Aching" Sol Flower
2012 "Leaving"[14] Noel
2013 "Hello" NU'EST
2014 "The Space Between" SoYou, Kwon Soonil, Park Yongin (Urban Zakapa)

Discography edit

Album information Track listing
Project 나쁜사랑 (Project Bad Love)
  • Single
  • Released: November 24, 2009
  • Label: Starsharp Entertainment
Track listing
  1. Intro
  2. 나쁜 사랑 (Bad Love)

Ambassadorship edit

  • Public relations ambassador representing Yellow Umbrella (2023)[15]

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2011 19th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards[16] Best New Actress in a Drama Once Upon a Time in Saengchori, Glory Jane Won
2012 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actress Moon Embracing the Sun Nominated
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Don't Cry Mommy Nominated
34th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Best New Actress Shark, The Memory in My Old Wallet Nominated
2014 3rd APAN Star Awards Best New Actress Only Love Won
SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Won

References edit

  1. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (October 18, 2012). "Video: U-Kiss Dong Ho and Nam Bo Ra's Posters for Don't Cry Mommy Revealed". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on October 19, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2012.
  2. ^ "Crybaby Nam Bo Ra, "I Want To Stop Crying, But..." Cries Again". KDramaStars. October 15, 2012. Archived from the original on July 3, 2018. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  3. ^ "Nam Bora says, "I once made some chocolate for a person I loved"". October 15, 2012. Archived from the original on January 27, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  4. ^ "'13남매 장녀' 남보라, 추석 앞두고 눈물 '왈칵'". Newsis via Naver. September 29, 2023. Archived from the original on September 29, 2023. Retrieved October 1, 2023.
  5. ^ "'해피투게더' 남보라, 민우와 다정한 사진 공개…"사실 제 고모예요. 고모 짱!"". Segye Ilbo (in Korean). August 21, 2015. Retrieved February 12, 2024.
  6. ^ "A Diamond in the Rough (Korean Movie - 2018) - 크게 될 놈". HanCinema. Archived from the original on March 10, 2021. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "Croissant Movie - 2020". HanCinema. Archived from the original on January 22, 2021. Retrieved January 17, 2021.
  8. ^ Jang Ah-reum (December 2, 2021). "김동완·남보라·신소율·서준영 '긴하루' 12월 개봉…포스터 공개" [Kim Dong-wan, Nam Bo-ra, Shin So-yul, Seo Jun-young 'A Long Day' opens in December... poster release] (in Korean). News1. Archived from the original on November 12, 2020. Retrieved December 2, 2021 – via Naver.
  9. ^ Lee Jun-hyun (March 20, 2023). "남보라, '찬란한 나의 복수'로 스크린 복귀…미혼모 워킹맘 엄소현 役" [Bora Nam returns to the screen with 'My Brilliant Revenge'... Eom So-hyun, a single mother and a working mother] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Archived from the original on March 20, 2023. Retrieved March 20, 2023 – via Naver.
  10. ^ Seok Jae-hyun (February 9, 2021). "펜트하우스2' 측 "남보라 특별출연, 역할은 방송으로 확인 부탁"(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). Archived from the original on August 18, 2023. Retrieved February 10, 2021.
  11. ^ Lee Yi-jin (May 15, 2022). "'현재는 아름다워' 현미래, ♥윤시윤에 남보라 질투" [‘You’re Beautiful Now’ Hyun Mi-rae, ♥ Nam Bo-ra is jealous of Yoon Si-yoon]. Xports News (in Korean). Naver. Archived from the original on May 15, 2022. Retrieved May 15, 2022.
  12. ^ Park, Soo-in (June 8, 2022). "남보라 '오늘의 웹툰' 출연, 업계 1위 영툰 부편집장 된다" [Nam Bo-ra to appear in 'Today's Webtoon' to become the industry's No. 1 Youngtoon deputy editor] (in Korean). Newsen. Archived from the original on June 8, 2022. Retrieved June 8, 2022 – via Naver.
  13. ^ Lee Min-ji (June 15, 2023). "'효심이네 각자도생' 남보라 출연, 변호사 출신 배우 지망생 된다 [공식]" ['Hyosim's self-reliance' Nam Bo-ra appeared, became an aspiring lawyer-turned-actress [Official]]. Newsen (in Korean). Naver. Archived from the original on August 16, 2023. Retrieved August 17, 2023.
  14. ^ Ho, Stewart (April 16, 2012). "Noel Releases Music Video Preview Featuring Nam Bo Ra". enewsWorld. Retrieved November 23, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ Jang Ji-yoon (December 6, 2022). "남보라, 소상공인 돕는다…노란우산 홍보대사 발탁" [Bora Nam helps small business owners... Selected as Yellow Umbrella Public Relations Ambassador] (in Korean). Newsis. Archived from the original on December 6, 2022. Retrieved December 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  16. ^ Hong, Lucia (December 16, 2011). "So Ji-sub, Park Hae-il, Lee Tae-gon win top prize at culture and entertainment ceremony". 10Asia. Archived from the original on November 12, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2012.

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