Jo Hee Bong

조희봉,조희봉 / Jo Hee Bong,조희봉

Jo Hee-bong(born August 23, 1971) is a South Korean actor. Jo began his acting career in 1997 as part of the theatre troupe Bipa (비파). He later became known as a supporting actor onscreen, in films such asBlind(2011) andIncomplete Life: Prequel(2013), and the television dramasHong Gil-dong(2008),Joseon X-Files(2010), andGood Doctor(2013).In a collaboration with director Kim Tae-yong , Jo is also the live narrator (or byeonsa ) forCrossroads of Youth(1934), Korea's oldest surviving silent film .Aside from local performances in 2008 and 2012, Jo has performed at the 2009 New York Film Festival , the 2011 Guwahati International Film Festival in Mexico, the 2011 Thames Festival in London, and the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival .

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    Korean drama 'Tunnel - Drama' episode 15

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    episodes 3 and 4 captures for the Korean drama 'Tunnel - Drama'

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    "Tunnel - Drama" Episode 6

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 Jo Hee Bong's Filmography


2003 Singles Director Cheon
2004 The Wolf Returns Kwang-soo
Twentidentity segment: "Pass Me"
The Big Swindle Detective Park
Superstar Mr. Gam Kim Sam-yong
2005 All for Love Businessman (cameo)
2006 One Shining Day
Family Ties Man searching on train platform (cameo)
Three Fellas Police substation chief
Mission Sex Control Bok-man
Cruel Winter Blues Village head
Midnight Ballad for Ghost Theater Projectionist /
Japanese lieutenant Hiroshi /
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 Domi
2007 Femme Fatal Gangster boss Choi
The Worst Guy Ever Jung-kil
2008 Once Upon a Time Chef
A Man Who Was Superman Audio engineer (cameo)
Antique Boxer (cameo)
The Accidental Gangster and the Mistaken Courtesan Delivery man 1 (cameo)
Ten Ten Chang-nam segment: "Blind Date"
2009 Oishii Man (cameo)
If You Were Me 4 segment: "U and Me"
The Righteous Thief Detective Park
2010 Bestseller Middle-aged man 2
2011 Moby Dick Photographer Im (cameo)
Blind Detective Jo
2012 Pacemaker Jong-soo
Love Fiction Publisher Kwak /
Detective squad chief Kwak
A Millionaire on the Run Gangster boss Jo
2013 Montage Detective Kang
Incomplete Life: Prequel Oh Sang-shik
2014 The Pirates Oh Man-ho
Phantoms of the Archive segment: "A Hat's Journey"
Wild Flowers
2015 Empire of Lust Hwajeonowner (cameo)
The Long Way Home Drunkard

Television series

2006 A Farewell to Arms 총무 KBS2
Drama City"The Stars Shine Brightly" KBS2
2007 The Devil KBS2
2008 King Gwanghae KBS2
Drama City"Disciplinary Committee" Park Hak-seok KBS2
Night After Night Jo Sang-chul MBC
Love Marriage Park Hyun-seong KBS2
2009 Kyung-sook, Kyung-sook's Father Myung-rang KBS2
Partner Taxi driver
(recurring character, episodes 9-13)
2010 The Slave Hunters Kkeut-bong KBS2
Jang-man tvN
Sunday Drama Theater"It's Me, Grandma" Nephew MBC
The Fugitive: Plan B James Bong KBS2
Drama Special"Pianist" KBS2
2011 You're So Pretty Jang Dae-poong MBC
Deep Rooted Tree Han Myung-hoi/Han Ga-nom SBS
Drama Special"My Wife Disappeared" In-ho KBS
2012 Man from the Equator Mr. Koon KBS2
I Do, I Do Seol Bong-soo MBC
Drama Special"The Whereabouts of Noh Sook-ja" Lee Soo-chul KBS2
I Like You Ma Do-yo SBS
Drama Special"Daddy's Coming" Lee Kang-seok KBS2
2013 The Virus Go Soo-kil OCN
Good Doctor Go Choong-man KBS2
Basketball One-man band tvN
Drama Special"My Dad Is a Nude Model" Jae-kwan KBS2
My Love from the Star Company president Ahn SBS
2014 Three Days Go Young-hoon SBS
Golden Cross Kang Joo-dong KBS2
Steal Heart Hong Gye-pal tvN
My Lovely Girl Kang Tae-min SBS
2015 A Girl Who Sees Smells Detective Ki SBS
Love on a Rooftop Byun Joon-bae KBS2
Six Flying Dragons Ha Ryun SBS
Drama Special"Secret" Detective Park KBS2
2016 Beautiful Gong Shim Salon's CEO SBS
Love in the Moonlight Eunuch Sung KBS2
The K2 Police officer (cameo) tvN
2017 Naked Fireman KBS2
My Sassy Girl SBS
Tunnel Jeon Sung-sik OCN
Distorted Yang Dong-sik SBS
2018 Switch: Change the World Director Bong SBS
Your House Helper Go Tae-soo KBS2

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 Jo Hee Bong's Theater

2004 Art Soo-hyun 2005, 2008
2008 Crossroads of Youth Byeonsa 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
2009 University of Laughs Playwright 2010
2010 Yi Eunuch Hong

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 Jo Hee Bong's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2006 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama The Stars Shine BrightlyNominated
2008KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama Disciplinary CommitteeNominated
Best Supporting Actor Hong Gil-dongNominated
2011 48th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actor BlindNominated
2012 SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama I Like YouNominated
2013 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Good DoctorNominated

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 Jo Hee Bong's References

  1. "조희봉, "웃기다고? 낯가리는 '트리플 A형'" (인터뷰)". Osen (in Korean). 11 August 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  2. (인터뷰)'명품배우' 조희봉 "'블라인드' 300만 관객 넘는 게 목표". enews24 (in Korean). 17 August 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  3. 조희봉 "샐러리맨 일상의 절박함 표현했죠". Yonhap (in Korean). 27 June 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  4. 조희봉이 밝힌 '굿닥터' 성공 이유 세 가지 (인터뷰). TV Daily (in Korean). 11 October 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  5. "The Ahjusshis and Ahjummas Series – Jo Hee Bong". The Cat That Watches TV. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  6. "HanCinema's Actor Spotlight: Jo Hee-bong". Hancinema. 14 June 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  7. Lee, Claire (12 March 2012). "Silent film narrator returns to modern stage". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  8. Lee, Claire (28 January 2013). "Korea's oldest silent film goes to Berlinale". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  9. "Hong Gil Dong: Behind-the-scenes special". Dramabeans. 28 March 2008. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  10. "HanCinema's Drama Review: Joseon X-Files - Secret Book". Hancinema. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-29. 
  11. Hong Min-gi (January 10, 2017). "'맨몸의 소방관' 이원종부터 조희봉까지 '베테랑 조연 총출동'". Sports Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved January 17, 2017. 
  12. "[단독] 조희봉, '사자' 출연…장태유 감독과 '별그대' 의리". Xports News (in Korean). November 3, 2017. 

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