Chu Ja Hyeon


Choo Ja-hyun(born Choo Eun-joo on January 20, 1979) is a South Korean actress. Best known in Korea for the filmsBloody Tie(2006) andPortrait of a Beauty(2008), Choo has mostly worked in China since 2007, notably in television dramaThe Temptation to Go Home(2011).

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  • by asian  -  March 29, 2017 10:31 PM

    Im Chang-jeong, Ryoo Soo-yeong & Park Ha-seon, Moon Hee-jun & Soyul, Choo Ja-hyu…

    There's a relay of celebrities getting married this year.Singer and actorIm Chang-jeonggot married to a bride 18 years younger than him in a hotel in Gangnam on the 6th.Ryoo Soo-yeong(38) andPark Ha-seon(30) will get married later this month and idol coupleMoon Hee-jun(39) and Soyul (30) are getting…

  • by heej0130  -  January 23, 2017 01:05 AM

    Im Chang-jeong, Ryoo Soo-yeong & Park Ha-seon, Moon Hee-joon & Soyul, Choo Ja-hy…

    There's a relay of celebrities getting married this year.Singer and actorIm Chang-jeonggot married to a bride 18 years younger than him in a hotel in Gangnam on the 6th.Ryoo Soo-yeong(38) andPark Ha-seon(30) will get married later this month and idol coupleMoon Hee-joon(39) and Soyul (30) are gettin…

  • by gdulri  -  August 26, 2019 09:03 AM

    Choo Ja Hyun Regrets Nude Photo Incident

    South Korean actress Choo Ja Hyun has posted a message on her micro-blog in an attempt to quell public growing controversy over her involvement in a nude photo scandal, reports. Actress Choo Ja Hyun has posted a message on her micro-blog in an attempt to quell public growing c…

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 Chu Ja Hyeon's Early life

[citation needed]She also revealed on a Chinese TV show that she had a little sister who died by drowning when they were younger. Choo graduated from Dankook University in 1997, with a bachelor's degree in Theater and Film.

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 Chu Ja Hyeon's Career

South Koreaedit

Successful Story of a Bright Girl(2002),Sunrise House(2002), andApgujeong House(2003).

Portrait of a Beautybecame the 8th best-selling Korean film of 2008,and Choo again received supporting actress nominations for playing a gisaeng who entertains noblemen by performing dances and poetry readings.

, a 27-minute short film about stage actors who eat their own memories to satisfy their hunger; it was included in the omnibusShort! Short! Short! 2010: Fantastic Theater.


Choo had begun building her pan-Asian profile when she appeared in the 2003 Taiwanese dramaScent of Love, which ranked number one in the ratings when it aired in Taiwan.[citation needed]

(also known asClan Feuds), adapted from Taiwanese novelist Gu Long 's wuxia novel of the same title. It was filmed in 2005, and aired in 2007.In late 2007, Choo was part of the main cast of another Gu Long adaptation,The Legend of Chu Liuxiang.

Temptation of Going HomeorLure of Homecoming), a 2011 remake of Korea'sTemptation of Wife(the original and remake both received high ratings), that catapulted Choo into stardom in Mainland China and made her one of the most sought-after Hallyu stars there.Fluent in Chinese and English , Choo has since relocated to Beijing and concentrated on her acting career in China, with occasional forays in Korean cinema.Her name is rendered in Chinese asQiu Cixuan.

Choo's old nude photos were also leaked to Chinese websites that year; her Chinese agency said the photos had been taken for personal reasons and threatened legal action against those circulating them.

(2012),Turbulence of the Mu Clan(2012),Hu Xian(2013),Legend of Southwest Dance and Music(2013),Xiu Xiu's Men(2014), andGorgeous Workers(2014).

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 Chu Ja Hyeon's Personal life

They married on January 18, 2017.

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 Chu Ja Hyeon's Filmography


YearEnglish TitleOriginal TitleRoleNotes
1996 The Adventures of Mrs. Park 박봉곤 가출 사건 Hye-soo
2005 Short Time 이대로, 죽을 순 없다 Yang Jung-ae
Travel in Fog 안개 속의 여행
2006 Bloody Tie 사생결단 Ji-young
2008 Portrait of a Beauty 미인도 Seol-hwa
2009 Missing 실종 Hyun-jung
2010 Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle 식객:김치전쟁 Seong-chan's mother (cameo)
Loveholic 참을 수 없는 Ji-heun
2011 Short! Short! Short! 2010:
Fantastic Theater
환상극장 Lee Seo-yeon segment: "The Famished"
2014 The Boundary 全城通缉

Korean television

YearEnglish TitleKorean TitleRoleNetwork
1996 18, Feeling of Growing Up 성장느낌 18세 SBS
1997 Miss & Mister 미스&미스터 SBS
1998 The Eldest 맏이 MBC
1999 KAIST 카이스트 SBS
The Last War 마지막 전쟁 MBC
2000 Legends of Love 사랑의 전설 SBS
Because of You 당신때문에 Ahn Soo-eun MBC
Cruise of Love 사랑의 유람선 KBS2
2001 Outing 외출 Jung Nan-young SBS
2002 Successful Story of a Bright Girl 명랑소녀 성공기 Hwang Bo-bae SBS
Sunrise House 해뜨는 집 Jung Mi-hee SBS
2003 Apgujeong House 압구정 종갓집 Eldest daughter SBS
S#arp 1 반올림1 Lee Ok-rim's narration KBS2
2004 Oh Feel Young 오! 필승 봉순영 Heo Song-ja KBS2
2005 Family Scandal 가족 연애사 Sun-ah OCN
2010 A Man Called God 신이라 불리운 사나이 Seo Mi-soo/Choi Kang-hee MBC
2018 미스티 JTBC

Chinese television

YearEnglish TitleChinese TitleRoleNetwork
2003 Scent of Love 恋香 Jeon Ho-yeon/Yin Xiangzhi TTV
2007 The Legend of the Banner Hero 大旗英雄传 Shui Lingguang CCTV-8
The Legend of Chu Liuxiang 楚留香传奇 Shi Guanyin CCTV-8
Let Love Rain Like Pearls 让爱化作珍珠雨 Bei Xinru
2011 The Temptation to Go Home 回家的诱惑 Gao Shanshan/Lin Pinru Hunan TV
2012 Wipe Out the Bandits of Wulong Mountain 新乌龙山剿匪记 Chen Feng Jiao Hunan TV
Turbulence of the Mu Clan 木府风云 A Leqiu CCTV-8
从将军到士兵 Guan Biyun
2013 Hu Xian 狐仙 Nie Xiaoqian HNTV
Legend of Southwest Dance and Music 舞乐传奇 Ye Shaluo CCTV-8
2014 长安三怪探 Wei Ruozhao SDTV
Xiu Xiu's Men 秀秀的男人 ZJSTV
Gorgeous Workers 华丽上班族 Zhang Wei JSTV

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 Chu Ja Hyeon's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2006 7th Busan Film Critics Awards Best Supporting Actress
Bloody Tie
43rd Grand Bell Awards Best New ActressWon
27th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New ActressNominated
5th Korean Film Awards Best Supporting ActressWon
Best New ActressWon
9th Director's Cut Awards Best New ActressWon
2007 43rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New ActressNominated
2009 46th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress
Portrait of a Beauty
30th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting ActressNominated
17th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards Excellence Award, Actress in FilmWon
2012 CCTV Chinese TV Star of the Year Awards International Cooperation Award Won
2013 2nd APAN Star Awards Achievement AwardN/AWon
8th Seoul International Drama Awards Best Actress Turbulence of the Mu ClanNominated
2015 10th Seoul International Drama Awards Mango TV Popularity AwardN/AWon
2017 11th SBS Entertainment Awards Hot Star of the Year Same Bed, Different Dreams 2: You Are My DestinyWon

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 Chu Ja Hyeon's References

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  2. "Choo Ja-hyun (Chu Ja-hyeon 추자현)". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
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  4. "사생결단 (Bloody Tie) Press Screening Report". Twitch Film. 18 April 2006. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
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  6. D'Sa, Nigel (26 July 2006). "43rd Crowns King and the Clown". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
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  9. "Portrait of a Beauty Most Anticipated Film in Fall". KBS World. 10 September 2008. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
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  11. "Provocative Portrait of a Beauty Tops Movie Chart". The Chosun Ilbo. 24 November 2008. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  12. "The Best Selling Films of 2008". Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
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  16. "Review: Loveholic". Variety. 2 November 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  17. Lee, Hyo-won (2 May 2010). "Rising directors explore fear, fantasy". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  18. Choi, He-suk (19 January 2015). "Choo Ja-hyun says she began her Chinese career from scratch". K-Pop Herald. Retrieved 2015-01-27. 
  19. 韩国女星秋瓷炫大旗英雄传享受飞翔(图). (in Chinese). 20 April 2005. Retrieved 2014-04-16. 
  20. 图文:楚留香传奇发布会--韩国演员秋瓷炫. (in Chinese). 6 December 2007. Retrieved 2014-04-16. 
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  23. Chung, Ah-young (13 August 2013). "How to rule on Weibo". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  24. Tian, Tian (16 March 2011). "Choo Ja Hyun Regrets Nude Photo Incident". CRI English. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  25. "Actress Chu to take legal action over nude photos". The Korea Times. 16 March 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  26. 秋瓷炫迟帅主演狐仙 樊少皇和徐锦江助阵. Xinhuanet (in Chinese). 23 July 2013. Retrieved 2014-04-16. 
  27. Xu, Jia (7 May 2015). "Korean Stars Over China". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2015-05-31. 
  29. L. Kim (1 June 2018). "Chu Ja Hyun and Yu Xiaoguang are now parents!". Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  30. "Actor couple Choo Ja-hyun, Yu Xiaoguang have first baby". 1 June 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  33. "Choo Ja-hyun to come back with JTBC "Misty"". Hancinema. YTN. Retrieved January 15, 2018. 

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