Yang Hee-kyung

Yang Hee-kyung (born December 3, 1954) is a South Korean actress.[2][3][4][5]

Yang Hee kyung
Born (1954-12-03) December 3, 1954 (age 68)
EducationSeoul College of Art - Theater
Years active1975-present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationYang Hui-gyeong
McCune–ReischauerYang Hŭigyŏng


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1985 Tiger Teacher MBC
1990 Bizarre Family, Bizarre School MBC
1991 What Is Love Hee-kyung MBC
1992 Promise MBC
1993 Unstoppable Love KBS2
Mountain Wind MBC
1994 Daughters of a Rich Family Kwon Ok-ja KBS2
Partner MBC
1995 Men of the Bath House Kim Bok-hee KBS2
1997 Women SBS
1998 Lie Seon-joo KBS2
Run Barefoot MBC
1999 Did We Really Love? Jung In-sook MBC
The Last War MBC
I'm Still Loving You MBC
You Don't Know My Mind Yang Bong-soon MBC
2000 School 3 Yang Hee-jung KBS1
The Aspen Tree SBS
2001 Like Father, Unlike Son Yoo Myung-ja KBS2
More Than Words Can Say Park Soon-ja KBS1
2002 Since We Met Hong Ae-kyung MBC
Girl's School Hong Seok-rae KBS2
2003 Over the Green Fields Na Jung-ran KBS2
Love Letter Maria MBC
Sang Doo! Let's Go to School Lonely lady KBS2
Long Live Love Kim Pyeong-hee SBS
2004 The Autumn of Major General Hong Hong Geum-sil SBS
2005 Take My Hand Teacher Yang KBS1
Be Strong, Geum-soon! Ahn Soon-ji MBC
Super Rookie Madam Yang MBC
2006 My Beloved Sister Kim Geon-woo's aunt MBC
Here Comes Ajumma Shin Su-ja KBS2
2007 Dal-ja's Spring Team leader Kang KBS2
Behind the White Tower Hong Sung-hee MBC
2008 One Mom and Three Dads Hwang Soon-ja KBS2
Chunja's Happy Events Park Sam-sook MBC
My Life's Golden Age Yoo Kyung-ja MBC
Star's Lover Lee Seung-yeon SBS
2009 The Road Home Sook-ja KBS2
Two Wives SBS
Tamra, the Island Mr. Eom's wife MBC
Creating Destiny Park Geum-ja MBC
2010 Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctors Seo Hye-young's mother SBS
Prosecutor Princess[6] Park Ae-ja SBS
The President Choi Jung-im KBS2
2011 War of the Roses So Young-ja SBS
My Bittersweet Life Heo In-ae KBS1
Birdie Buddy Uhm Jung-ran tvN
Drama Special "Terminal" Shin-ja KBS2
What's Up? Oh Doo-ri's mother MBN
2012 Daddy's Sorry Soon-joo TV Chosun
My Husband Got a Family Uhm Soon-ae KBS2
Miss Panda and Mr. Hedgehog Kim Kap-soon Channel A
The Birth of a Family Oh Young-ja SBS
2013 Childless Comfort Lee Young-hyun's aunt (guest appearance) jTBC
Secret Love[7] Park Kye-ok KBS2
Thrice Married Woman Yoo Min-sook SBS
2014 Cunning Single Lady Restaurant ajumma (guest appearance) MBC
A Witch's Love Choi Jung-sook tvN
What's With This Family Cha Soon-geum KBS2
2015 My Heart Twinkle Twinkle Restaurant owner Gong SBS
Who Are You: School 2015 Park Min-kyung KBS2
High Society Lee Min-sook SBS
The Great Wives Kim Bong-soon MBC
2018 Goodbye to Goodbye Kim Ok-ja
2019-2020 Unasked Family Wang Kkon-Nib KBS1
2021 Secret Royal Inspector & Joy Madam Jo tvN
2022 Our Blues Ms. Jang
If You Wish Upon Me Yeom Soon-ja[8] KBS2
Love Is for Suckers Yoon Young-hee[9] ENA


Year Title Role
1987 Just Once
1993 That Woman, That Man Mal-ja
1994 Out to the World Gas station attendant
1995 The Hair Dresser Yang Hye-kyung
Man? Mother playing poker
1996 The River Flows to Tomorrow Jong-ki's mother
Corset Hae-joo
2000 Peppermint Candy Radio DJ (voice)
2007 Scout Dong-yeol's mother
2008 Sweet Lie Park Dong-sik's mother
2011 Sunny Kim Jang-mi's mother (cameo)
2013 Boomerang Family Jung-hyun's woman (cameo)


Year Title Role
1985 The Chronicles of Han
1995 An Old Prostitute's Song
2001 Nunsense[10] Sister Mary Hubert
2005 An Old Prostitute's Song[11]
2008 Minja's Golden Age Park Min-ja/Heo Chun-ha
2010 Pimatgol Sonata Haeng-mae
Nunsensations Mother Superior
2011 How Far Have You Come?[12] Yang Hee-eun's younger sister
Pimatgol Sonata Haeng-mae
2013 Sooni's Uncle
The Sound of Music Mother Abbess


Album information Track listing
웃음진 그 날이 올때까지
  • Album[13]
  • Released: June 1, 1991
  • Label: Samhwa Records
Track listing
  1. 해지는 소리
  2. 외사랑
  3. 들녘
  4. 새벽꿈
  5. 어떤 가을
  6. 화장을 한뒤부터
  7. 그늘진 사랑
  8. 오늘만 넘기면
  9. 그랬으면 좋겠네
  10. 거룩한 밤

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1995 19th Seoul Theater Festival Best Actress An Old Prostitute's Song Won
2000 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress School 3 Won
2014 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama What's With This Family Nominated


  1. ^ Yang is also a director at the Star Search Academy.
  2. ^ Bae, Keun-min (16 November 2005). "Veteran Actress Yang Returns to Old Prostitute's Song". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  3. ^ Chung, Ah-young (27 February 2008). "Celebrities Return to Theater". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  4. ^ Song, Woong-ki (5 July 2010). "Seoul City places all bets on W1.8b original musical". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  5. ^ "100% and Yang Hee Kyung take 1st on Immortal Song 2". Allkpop. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  6. ^ "FOCUS: Wednesday/Thursday drama rivalry - Part 2". 10Asia. 19 April 2010. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  7. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (12 August 2013). "Ji Sung and Hwang Jung Eum Attend Their First Script Reading for Secret". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  8. ^ Jeon Hyo-jin (May 17, 2022). "지창욱·성동일·최수영·원지안, '당신이 소원을 말하면' 출연…8월 첫방송 [공식]" [Ji Chang-wook, Sung Dong-il, Choi Soo-young, and Won Ji-an to appear in 'If You Say Your Wish'... First broadcast in August [Official]] (in Korean). Sports Donga. Retrieved May 17, 2022 – via Naver.
  9. ^ Ahn Tae-hyun (September 13, 2022). "얼어죽을 연애따위' 이다희부터 최시원까지, 첫 대본리딩 어땠나 [N컷]" [How was the first script reading from Dahee Lee to Siwon Choi [N cut]]. News1 Korea (in Korean). Archived from the original on September 13, 2022. Retrieved September 13, 2022 – via Naver.
  10. ^ Kim, Gab-sik (19 June 2001). "10th Birthday Commemoration Dream-team Composed for Musical Nonsense". The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  11. ^ "Events Calendar: Old Prostitute's Song". The Korea Herald. 3 December 2005. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  12. ^ "Highlight: How Far Have You Come?". The Korea Herald. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  13. ^ 양희경 1집 - 웃음진 그날이 올때까지.... ManiaDB (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-08-04.

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