Jo In-seong

조인성 / Jo In Sung (Jo In Seong)

Jo In-sung( Hangul : 조인성; born July 28, 1981) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the television seriesWhat Happened in Bali(2004),That Winter, the Wind Blows(2013), andIt's Okay, That's Love(2014), as well as the filmsA Dirty Carnival(2006) andA Frozen Flower(2008).

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 Jo In-seong's Early life

His childhood dream was to become a Taekwondo trainer.

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 Jo In-seong's Career

School 3and in the second season of the sitcomNonstop.

In 2001, he first drew notice in a supporting role in the television dramaPiano, co-starring Go Soo as his stepbrother. He was cast in his first drama leading role in 2002, as an illiterate actor inShoot for the Starsopposite Jeon Do-yeon .

Meanwhile, on the big screen, Jo starred in three romance-themed films in 2003, notably Kwak Jae-yong 'sThe Classic, with Son Ye-jin and Jo Seung-woo .

In 2004, he returned to television inWhat Happened in Bali, alongside Ha Ji-won and So Ji-sub . Aside from its high ratings, Jo won the Best Actor awards at both the Baeksang Arts Awards and SBS Drama Awards . In 2005, he starred opposite Go Hyun-jung in her comeback dramaSpring Day, a remake of the Japanese dramaHoshi no Kinka("Heaven's Coins").

A Frozen Flower, a Goryeo -period film where his royal bodyguard character is caught in a love triangle between the king and the queen.

on March 15 and 22. These episodes were about wrestling training in order to encourage South Korean national team before the 2008 Beijing Olympics .

A year later, Jo reunited withWinter'swriter and director in 2014'sIt's Okay, That's Loveopposite Gong Hyo-jin .

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 Jo In-seong's Endorsements

Jo is also famous for the high number of commercials (referred to as "CF" in Korea) he has filmed and starred in. He revealed in a Korean television show in 2012 that he made overUS$4 millionin just that year alone.[citation needed]Some of the companies he's filmed CFs for include Outback Steakhouse , Missha Makeup, Parkland Clothing, Black Yak Clothing, and LG Whisen.

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 Jo In-seong's Personal life

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 Jo In-seong's Filmography


2002 Public Toilet Cho
2003 Madeleine Kang Ji-suk
The Classic Oh Sang-min
Love Impossible Kim Chul-soo
2006 A Dirty Carnival Kim Byung-doo
2008 A Frozen Flower Hong-rim
2016 The King

Television drama[]

2000 School 3 Kim Seok-joo KBS1
New Nonstop Jo In-sung MBC
2001 Drama City"Love Me Tender" Joon-ho KBS2
Drama City"Like aPure Comic" Kim Jung-hyun KBS2
Piano Lee Kyung-ho SBS
2002 Daemang (Great Ambition) young Lee Soo (cameo, episode 1) SBS
Shoot for the Stars Gu Sung-tae SBS
2004 What Happened in Bali Jung Jae-min SBS
2005 Spring Day Go Eun-sup SBS
2013 That Winter, the Wind Blows Oh Soo SBS
2014 It's Okay, That's Love Jang Jae-yeol SBS
2016 Dear My Friends Seo Yeon-ha (cameo) tvN

Music video[]

YearSong titleArtist
2000 "She's Leaving Me"
Shin Seung-hun
2002 "Sad Love"
"You Don't Know"
Kim C

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 Jo In-seong's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2000 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actor School 3Won
2001 MBC Entertainment Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Comedy/Sitcom New NonstopWon
SBS Drama Awards New Star AwardPianoWon
2002 38th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV)Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Planning DramaShoot for the StarsNominated
Netizen Popularity AwardWon
Top 10 StarsWon
2004 Best Actor (TV)What Happened in BaliWon
SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorWon
Top 10 StarsWon
2005 41st Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actor (TV)Spring DayWon
SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorNominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Planning DramaNominated
Netizen Popularity AwardWon
Top 10 StarsWon
2006 27th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best ActorA Dirty CarnivalNominated
5th Korean Film Awards Best ActorWon
2007 Best ActorWon
43rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor (Film)Nominated
Pyeongtaek Film Festival New Currents Best ActorWon
45th Motion Pictures Day Most Promising ActorWon
44th Grand Bell Awards Best ActorNominated
1st Mnet 20's Choice Awards Best ActorWon
Most Photogenic StarN/AWon
Best CF StarN/AWon
12th Pusan International Film Festival Star Summit Asia - Curtain CallN/AWon
Korea Advertising Festival Netizen's Choice for Best Male ModelN/AWon
2011 Republic of Korea Air Force N/AWon
Korea Advertisers' Association Good Model AwardN/AWon
2012 49th Savings Day Presidential CommendationN/AWon
2013 7th Mnet 20's Choice Awards 20's Drama Star - MaleThat Winter, the Wind BlowsNominated
8th Seoul International Drama Awards Outstanding Korean ActorNominated
2nd APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorNominated
SBS Special AwardWon
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesNominated
Top 10 StarsWon
Best Couple Award with Song Hye-kyoNominated
2014 Fashion Idol of the YearN/AWon
7th Style Icon Awards Style Icon of the YearN/AWon
Top 10 Style IconsN/AWon
11th Esquire Man at His Best Awards Most Popular Overseas ArtistN/AWon
Daesang (Grand Prize)It's Okay, That's LoveWon
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesNominated
SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesNominated
Top 10 StarsWon
Best Couple Award with Gong Hyo-jinWon
2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actor (TV)Nominated

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 Jo In-seong's References

  1. Eo, Seo-woong (25 December 2003). 로드 캐스팅 없는 천호동서 스타 탄생 [A star is born in Cheonho-dong, where there is no street casting.]. Sports Chosun (in Korean). 
  2. 조인성 영화배우, 탤런트. Naver Profiles (in Korean). 23 June 2009. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  3. Lee, Seung-jae (8 June 2006). "Too Handsome". The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  4. "Jo In-sung Is Back in Dirty Carnival". The Chosun Ilbo. 16 June 2006. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  5. Sa, Eun-young (6 August 2007). "Zo to Appear in Epic Movie". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  6. "Actor Zo In-sung on the Challenges of Playing Gay". The Chosun Ilbo. 6 December 2008. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  7. MBC TV Infinite Challenge - VOD for the 2008-03-15 episode (in Korean).
  8. MBC TV Infinite Challenge - VOD for the 2008-03-22 episode (in Korean).
  9. Lee, Hyo-won (6 April 2009). "Actor Joins Air Force". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  10. Lee, Haejoo (10 April 2009). "Actor bids farewell to fans before going into the Air Force". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
  11. "Actor Jo In-sung to Serve in Air Force". KBS Global. 8 April 2009. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  12. Seo, Ji-eun (6 May 2011). "Zo Completes Military Service". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2011-10-22. 
  13. Kwon, Mee-yoo (4 May 2011). "Actor Zo In-sung discharged from army". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  14. Hong, Lucia (2 March 2012). "Jo In-sung signs with Ko Hyun-jung's agency". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  15. "Song Hye-kyo, Zo In-sung Team Up for TV Soap After Long Sabbatical". The Chosun Ilbo. 9 February 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  16. Moon, Gwang-lip (8 April 2013). "Zo ready to marry, but not settle down". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  17. Kwon, Hyuk-hee (8 April 2013). "Interview: Zo In-sung, I want to be an actor like DiCaprio and Downey Jr.". BNTNews. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  18. Jin, Eun-soo (11 April 2013). "Zo In-sung reflects on That Winter, the Wind Blows". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  19. Kim, Jessica (1 July 2013). "INTERVIEW: Actor Zo In-sung". 10Asia. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  20. Kim, Hee-eun (18 March 2014). "SBS drama reveals big stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  21. Chung, Ah-young (25 April 2007). "Top Movie Star Jo In-seong Dropped From University". The Korea Times via Hancinema. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  22. Lee, Sun-min (25 April 2013). "Zo In-sung, Kim Min-hee are dating". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  23. "Zo In-Sung, Kim Min-hee Reveal They Are Dating". The Chosun Ilbo. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-25. 
  24. "Zo In-sung, Kim Min-hee Call It Quits". The Chosun Ilbo. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  26. Ho, Stewart (3 April 2012). "Zo In Sung Will Act Out His Emotions on Kim C's Upcoming Music Video". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
  27. "조인성, "스스로에게 거는 기대 채워야"". Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). 21 December 2004.
  28. "조인성, 김아중, '최고의 남녀 배우상' 수상". Star News (in Korean). 17 January 2007.
  29. "Zo In-sung Given Honorary Citation for Military Service". The Chosun Ilbo. 4 May 2011. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  30. Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Lee Bo-young Grabs 1st Top Prize at the 2013 SBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  31. "Jo In-sung selected as 'fashion idol of the year'". The Korea Times. 7 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  32. "Actor Zo named this year's fashion idol". The Korea Times. 7 January 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  33. Lee, Sun-min (7 January 2014). "Zo In-sung honored in China awards". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-09-24. 
  34. Jones, Julie (17 November 2014). "Jo In Sung Says Thank You To Gong Hyo Jin". KDramaStars. Retrieved 2014-12-08. 

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