Cho Jung Seok

조정석

Jo Jung-suk(born December 26, 1980) is a South Korean actor.He began his career in theater, starring inSpring Awakening,Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and the stage adaptation ofThe Harmonium in My Memory, among many other musicals and plays. After nearly a decade on the stage, Jo made his film debut as a comedic supporting actor in the 2012 box office hitArchitecture 101, which became his breakout role. His versatility was further showcased by the television seriesThe King 2 Hearts(2012),You're the Best, Lee Soon-shin(2013) andOh My Ghostess(2015), as well as filmsThe Face Reader(2013) andMy Love, My Bride(2014).

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  • by robotman  -  about 10 hours ago

    Jo Jung Suk in talks with veteran actor Song Kang Ho for new film 'Drug King'

    Jo Jung Sukmight be partnering up with veteran actorSong Kang Ho once again for the upcoming film 'Drug King'.According to Jo Jung Suk's label on February 23,"He received an offer for directorWoo Min Ho's 'Drug King'. It's currently under review." If Jo Jung Suk accepts the offer…

  • by asian  -  December 8, 2016 07:27 AM

    D.O. and Jo Jung Suk's 'Hyung' tops box office

    D.O.andJo Jung Suk's bromance is topping the box office!According to calculations by the Korean Film Council on December 7 (KST), the film 'Hyung', released on November 24, attracted 80,618 moviegoers in a single day on the 6th. The total amount of attractions then adds up to 2,321,467, making 'Hyun…

  • by ifrit  -  December 6, 2016 06:43 AM

    D.O. reveals how EXO members help him with acting

    D.O.sat down withDaily Sportsto talk about his recent movie,'Hyung,'working withJo Jung Suk, and how the EXOmembers support him in his acting career. When asked about an older brother in real life, D.O. said,"He is three years older than me. Memories of playing with him and fighting w…

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 Cho Jung Seok's Career

The Nutcrackerin 2004.

and Korean productions ofHedwig and the Angry Inch,Grease,The Island,andSpring Awakening.

.Jo's display of versatility and screen presence in those projects caused a surge in mainstream popularity for the actor, resulting in close to twenty offers for films and TV series, not to mention commercials.

(for which he later won Best Supporting Actor at the Grand Bell Awards ),Jo returned to television in his first onscreen leading role in the 2013 family dramaYou're the Best, Lee Soon-shin.

, in which he played a TV news reporter who gets a scoop , followed by the time-hopping thrillerTime Renegade.

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 Cho Jung Seok's Personal life

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 Cho Jung Seok's Filmography

Film[]

YearTitleRole
2012 Architecture 101 Nabddeuki
Almost Che Hwang Young-min / Kang Moon-mo
2013 The Face Reader Paeng-heon
2014 The Fatal Encounter Sal-soo
My Love, My Bride Young-min
2015 The Exclusive: Beat the Devil's Tattoo Heo Moo-hyuk
2016 Time Renegade Ji-hwan
Brother Doo-sik

Television drama[]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2011 What's Up Kim Byung-gun MBN
2012 The King 2 Hearts Eun Shi-kyung MBC
2013 You're the Best, Lee Soon-shin Shin Joon-ho KBS2
2015 Oh My Ghostess Kang Sun-woo tvN

Variety show[]

YearTitleNetworkNotes
2008 Sang Sang Plus KBS2
2012 Radio Star MBC
2013 Happy Together KBS2 Guest, episode 297, with IU, Yu In-Na, Son Tae-Young, and Jung Woo
2014 Radio Star MBC
2014 Running Man KBS2 Guest, episode 215, with Shin Min-ah
2015 Happy Together KBS2 Guest, episode 419 (withBae Seong-woo)
2016 Youth Over Flowers tvN Cast member

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 Cho Jung Seok's References

  1. Jang, Kyung-jin (5 April 2012). 조정석 "카메라 연기, 너무 신난다". 10Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  2. "Jo Jung Suk, "I Had Family Issues, I’m Not Dodging Military Service"". Korea Portal. 22 June 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  3. Lee, Jin-ho (3 June 2012). "Star Encyclopedia 2.0: Jo Jeong Seok, Prince of Musicals". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  4. Chung, Ah-young (8 July 2008). "'90s Film Reborn as Musical Rendition". Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  5. Chung, Ah-young (21 August 2008). "Royal Palaces Open Wide". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  6. Choi, Min-woo (20 December 2008). "High notes and discord in the musical world". Korea Joongang Daily. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  7. Kwon, Mee-yoo (30 March 2011). "Kim Dong-wan to perform in Hedwig". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  8. Chung, Ah-young (20 January 2009). "Play Island Goes on Stage After 30 Years". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  9. Chung, Ah-young (18 February 2009). "Adapted Island Blasts Control of Freedom". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  10. Chung, Ah-young (24 March 2009). "Spring Awakening Here in July". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  11. Chung, Ah-young (20 July 2009). "Spring Awakening Is Daring, Electrifying". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  12. Cho, Kyung-yi (22 March 2012). <건축학개론>의 '키스의 달인' 조정석...충무로 블루칩 부상. OhmyNews (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  13. Ji, Yong-jin (4 December 2012). "PIETA Wins Best Picture at Blue Dragon Awards". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  14. Kim, Ji-yeon (31 May 2012). "Interview: ′The King 2Hearts′ Jo Jeong Seok is Screaming in Delight". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  15. Oh, Mi-jung (3 May 2012). "Jo Jeong Seok Has a Full Schedule Until October". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  16. Ho, Stewart (21 May 2012). "The King 2Hearts Jo Jeong Seok Received Over 20 Love Calls So Far". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  17. Ho, Stewart (27 March 2012). "Song Kang Ho Cast in His First Historic Movie Physiognomy". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  18. Ho, Stewart (25 January 2013). "IU, Jo Jeong Seok Confirmed as Leads of KBS Drama, You're The Best Lee Soon Shin". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-01-27. 
  19. Conran, Pierce (19 February 2014). "SHIN Min-a, JO Jung-seok Board MY LOVE MY BRIDE Remake". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  20. "Shin Min-a stars in remake of 1990 hit film". The Korea Times. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-21. 
  21. "Shin Min-a, Cho Jung-seok Make Lovely Couple in Remake of 1990 Rom-Com". The Chosun Ilbo. 18 October 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-21. 
  22. Choi, Song-hee (21 October 2014). "My Love, My Bride Jo Jung Suk, the Dream Guy". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-01-04. 
  23. Ghim, Sora (6 May 2015). "Park Bo Young And Jo Jung Suk To Act Together". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-06-09. 
  24. Conran, Pierce (11 February 2015). "JO Jung-suk, LEE Ha-na Pair Up for ROH Deok's JOURNALIST". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-02-15. 
  25. Jang, Sung-ran (20 October 2015). "On the verge of making it big time". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-10-22. 
  26. Jones, Julie (3 February 2015). "K-Drama Couple: Jo Jung Suk And Gummy". KDramaStars. Retrieved 2015-02-05. 
  27. Sung, So-young (3 February 2015). "Cho Jung-suk, Gummy in relationship". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-02-05. 
  28. "상상더하기". www.kbs.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  29. "다시보기 | 라디오스타". www.imbc.com. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  30. "다시보기 | 라디오스타". www.imbc.com. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  31. "The Harmonium in My Memory Wins 6 Korea Musical Awards". The Chosun Ilbo. 21 October 2008. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  32. Chung, Ah-young (27 October 2009). "Dreamgirls Sweeps Korea Musical Awards". Korea Times. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  33. Hong, Lucia (29 June 2012). "Winners announced at 6th Mnet 20's Choice Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  34. Lee, Nancy (25 October 2012). "LIVE BLOG/LIVE STREAM: Style Icon Awards 2012 Part II". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  35. 남우신인상 조정석 "송강호가 신인상 관상이라고...". Blue Dragon Film Awards (in Korean). 29 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-04. 
  36. "Winners - Film category". 20th KCEA Awards. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  37. Ji, Yong-jin (1 February 2013). "PIETA Regarded as the Best Film in 2012 by Reporters". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  38. Hicap, Jonathan M. (5 April 2013). "49th Baeksang Arts Awards nominees revealed". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 2013-04-11. 
  39. Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Kim Hye-soo Reclaims Glory, Good Doctor, Secret Love Win Big at the 2013 KBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 

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 Cho Jung Seok's Discography

YearSong TitleFrom the Album
2006 "Sugar Daddy"
"Angry Inch"
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
cast recording
2007 "첫사랑"
"멋진키스"
"아버지가 좋아요"
"너의 바다는"
"하지만 나는 안가"
"해수의 바다"
"아직 늦지 않았어"
"사랑해 언제까지나"
First Lovecast recording
2008 "내 마음의 풍금"
"나의 사랑 수정(Love Thema)"
"웃는이유"
"나비의 꿈"
"아가씨"
"봄이다 그치"
"커피향"
"응급처치"
"소풍"
"때려쳐"
"왜"
"홍연이 안 왔어요"
"Springtime"
Organ in My Heartcast recording
2011 "Tear Me Down"
"Wig in a Box"
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
cast recording
2012 "푸른옷소매" Almost CheOST
"Might Gonna"
"이루어진다"
"With You"
What's Up?Japanese editionOST
2013 "완전 사랑해요
(I Completely Love You)"
You're the Best, Lee Soon-shinOST
2015 "Gimme a Chocolate" Gimme a Chocolatesingle

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 Cho Jung Seok's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultRef.
2008 14th Korea Musical Awards Best New ActorOrgan in My HeartWon
2009 15th Korea Musical Awards Best Supporting ActorSpring AwakeningWon
3rd The Musical Awards Best ActorJanggeum the GreatNominated
2010 4th The Musical Awards Best Supporting ActorSpring AwakeningWon
2012 6th Mnet 20's Choice Awards 20's Booming ActorArchitecture 101,
The King 2 Hearts
Won
21st Buil Film Awards Best Supporting ActorArchitecture 101Nominated
Best New ActorNominated
49th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting ActorNominated
Best New ActorNominated
5th Korea Drama Awards Best New ActorThe King 2 HeartsNominated
5th Style Icon Awards New IconN/AWon
33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New ActorArchitecture 101Won
20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards Best New ActorWon
MBC Drama Awards Best New ActorThe King 2 HeartsNominated
Best Couple Awardwith Lee Yoon-jiNominated
2013 4th KOFRA Film Awards Best New ActorArchitecture 101Won
49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV)The King 2 HeartsNominated
50th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting ActorThe Face ReaderWon
33rd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best Supporting ActorWon
34th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting ActorNominated
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial DramaYou're the Best, Lee Soon-shinWon
Best Couple Awardwith IUWon
2014 9th Max Movie Awards Best Supporting ActorThe Face ReaderNominated
14th Korea Youth Film Festival Popularity AwardWon
2015 8th Korea Drama Awards Excellence Award, ActorOh My GhostessNominated
52nd Grand Bell Awards Popularity AwardN/ANominated
4th APAN Star Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries
Oh My Ghostess
Nominated

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 Cho Jung Seok's Theater

YearTitleRole
2004 The Nutcracker
2005 Nunsense A-Men Sister Mary Leo
2005-2006 Grease Roger
2006 Kingdom of the Wind Ho-dong
Le Passe-Muraille Newsvendor
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Charlie Brown
2006-2007 Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig
2007 All Shook Up Chad
First Love Hae-soo
Pump Boys and Dinettes Jim
2007-2008 Le Passe-Muraille Newsvendor
2008 Evil Dead Ash
Organ in My Heart Kang Dong-soo
Janggeum the Great Jo Gwang-jo
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig
2009 The Island John
2009-2010 Spring Awakening Moritz
2010-2011 True West Austin
2011 Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig
The Vagina Monologues
2012 Cult Holrangjeok Show
2014 Blood Brothers Mickey
2016 Hedwig and the Angry Inch Hedwig

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