Young Nam Jang

Jang Young Nam

  • Name: Jang Young Nam
  • Native name: 장영남
  • Also Known as: Jang Youngnam, Jang Yeong Nam, Jang Yeongnam
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: November 25, 1973
  • Age: 50
Jang Young Nam is a South Korean actress under JAM Entertainment. She began her career as an acclaimed actress in theater, then transitioned to supporting roles on television and film, notably in works by director Jang Jin. A member of Jang Jin's Division, she regularly appears in his films and theater company productions. She became one of the original cast members of the live sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live Korea when Jang Jin brought the American show to South Korea. In addition, she was a member of the Korean theater troupe Mokhwa Repertory Company.

She is known for her skill in both comedic and dramatic roles and her ability to easily transition between different genres and mediums such as theater, television, and films. Some notable supporting film roles include A Werewolf Boy and Hello Ghost. She has also made memorable cameos in dramas, Pinocchio and Moon Embracing the Sun. In 2013, she played her first onscreen leading role in the revenge crime thriller Azooma, which won her the Best Actress Award from the Director's Guild at the 17th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).

In December 2011, she married her husband who's seven years younger than her, and a theater and film university professor. She and her husband have a son born in 2014.

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Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
TBA 4 Minutes 44 Seconds
Korean Drama, 0000, 8 eps
(Main Role)
8
Main Role
0.0
2024 Golden Boy
Korean Drama, 2024, 0 eps
Seo Hye Sook [Seung Hyo's mother] (Support Role)
0
Seo Hye Sook [Seung Hyo's mother]
Support Role
0.0
2024 Captivating the King
Korean Drama, 2024, 16 eps
Queen Park (Support Role)
16
Support Role
8.0
2023 Like Flowers in Sand
Korean Drama, 2023, 12 eps
Ma Jin Sook [Tae Baek’s wife] (Support Role)
12
Ma Jin Sook [Tae Baek’s wife]
Support Role
8.2
2023 High Cookie
Korean Drama, 2023, 20 eps
Jo Won Joo (Guest Role)
20
Jo Won Joo
Guest Role
7.4
2023 Delightfully Deceitful
Korean Drama, 2023, 16 eps
So Kye Sook [Yoo Myung Hoon's biological mother] (Guest Role)
16
So Kye Sook [Yoo Myung Hoon's biological mother]
Guest Role
7.8
2023 The Heavenly Idol
Korean Drama, 2023, 12 eps
Lord Yeomra (Support Role)
12
Lord Yeomra
Support Role
7.5
2023 Crash Course in Romance
Korean Drama, 2023, 16 eps
Jang Seo Jin [Seon Jae and Hee Jae's mother] (Support Role)
16
Jang Seo Jin [Seon Jae and Hee Jae's mother]
Support Role
8.4
2022 Cheer Up
Korean Drama, 2022, 16 eps
Sung Choon Yang (Support Role)
16
Support Role
7.5
2021 Moebius: The Veil
Korean Drama, 2021, 2 eps
Do Jin Suk [NIS overseas division deputy director] (Support Role)
2
Do Jin Suk [NIS overseas division deputy director]
Support Role
7.9
2021 The Veil
Korean Drama, 2021, 12 eps
Do Jin Suk [NIS overseas division deputy director] (Support Role)
12
Do Jin Suk [NIS overseas division deputy director]
Support Role
8.3
2021 The Devil Judge
Korean Drama, 2021, 16 eps
Cha Kyung Hee (Support Role)
16
Support Role
8.7
2020 It's Okay to Not Be Okay
Korean Drama, 2020, 16 eps
Park Haeng Ja [Head nurse at OK Psychiatric Hospital] (Support Role)
16
Park Haeng Ja [Head nurse at OK Psychiatric Hospital]
Support Role
8.9
2020 Find Me in Your Memory
Korean Drama, 2020, 32 eps
Choi Hee Sang (Support Role)
32
Support Role
8.2
2020 Nobody Knows
Korean Drama, 2020, 16 eps
Jung So Yun [Eun Ho’s mother] (Support Role)
16
Jung So Yun [Eun Ho’s mother]
Support Role
8.5
2019 My Country: The New Age
Korean Drama, 2019, 16 eps
Seo Seol [Madam, Ihwaru House] (Support Role)
16
Seo Seol [Madam, Ihwaru House]
Support Role
8.4
2019 Secret Boutique
Korean Drama, 2019, 32 eps
Park Joo Hyun [Hyun Ji's mother] (Support Role)
32
Park Joo Hyun [Hyun Ji's mother]
Support Role
7.4
2019 IN-SEOUL
Korean Drama, 2019, 15 eps
Song Young Ju (Main Role)
15
Main Role
7.6
2019 The Crowned Clown
Korean Drama, 2019, 16 eps
Queen Dowager [King's mother] (Support Role)
16
Queen Dowager [King's mother]
Support Role
8.4
2018 The Smile Has Left Your Eyes
Korean Drama, 2018, 16 eps
Tak So Jung [Police officer] (Support Role)
16
Tak So Jung [Police officer]
Support Role
8.2
2018 Lovely Horribly
Korean Drama, 2018, 32 eps
[Yoo Phillip's mother] (Support Role)
32
[Yoo Phillip's mother]
Support Role
7.0
2017 The King in Love
Korean Drama, 2017, 40 eps
Princess Won Sung (Support Role)
40
Princess Won Sung
Support Role
7.7
2017 My Sassy Girl
Korean Drama, 2017, 32 eps
Lady Heo [Gyun Woo's mother] (Support Role)
32
Lady Heo [Gyun Woo's mother]
Support Role
7.7
2016 Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo
Korean Drama, 2016, 16 eps
Choi Sung Eun [Bok Joo's coach] (Support Role)
16
Choi Sung Eun [Bok Joo's coach]
Support Role
8.8
2015 I've Got My Eye on You
Korean Drama, 2015, 2 eps
Nam Kyung Hee (Main Role)
2
Main Role
8.0
2015 Glamorous Temptation
Korean Drama, 2015, 50 eps
Kang II Ran (Support Role)
50
Kang II Ran
Support Role
7.2
2015 Flower of the Queen
Korean Drama, 2015, 50 eps
Choi Hye Jin (Support Role)
50
Choi Hye Jin
Support Role
7.3
2015 Ho Goo's Love
Korean Drama, 2015, 16 eps
[Lady with baby] (Ep. 2) (Guest Role)
16
[Lady with baby] (Ep. 2)
Guest Role
8.0
2015 Miss Mamma Mia
Korean Drama, 2015, 12 eps
Lee Mi Ryun (Support Role)
12
Lee Mi Ryun
Support Role
7.1
2015 Persevere, Goo Hae Ra
Korean Drama, 2015, 12 eps
Kang Soon [Se Jong and Se Chan's mother] (Support Role)
12
Kang Soon [Se Jong and Se Chan's mother]
Support Role
7.2
2014 Pinocchio
Korean Drama, 2014, 20 eps
[Ha Myung's mother] (Support Role)
20
[Ha Myung's mother]
Support Role
8.4
2014 Modern Farmer
Korean Drama, 2014, 20 eps
Yoon Sook Kyung [Han In Ki's wife] (Ep. 11) (Guest Role)
20
Yoon Sook Kyung [Han In Ki's wife] (Ep. 11)
Guest Role
7.7
2013 Goddess Of Marriage
Korean Drama, 2013, 36 eps
Kwon Eun Hee (Support Role)
36
Kwon Eun Hee
Support Role
6.7
2013 Jang Ok Jung
Korean Drama, 2013, 24 eps
Court lady Chun (Support Role)
24
Court lady Chun
Support Role
7.8
2013 7th Grade Civil Servant
Korean Drama, 2013, 20 eps
Jang Young Soon (Support Role)
20
Jang Young Soon
Support Role
6.9
2012 The Birth of a Family
Korean Drama, 2012, 115 eps
Ma Jin Hee (Support Role)
115
Ma Jin Hee
Support Role
7.5
2012 Horse Doctor
Korean Drama, 2012, 50 eps
[Do Joon's wife] (Ep. 1) (Guest Role)
50
[Do Joon's wife] (Ep. 1)
Guest Role
7.8
2012 I Love Lee Tae Ri
Korean Drama, 2012, 16 eps
Oh Mi Ja (Support Role)
16
Oh Mi Ja
Support Role
6.7
2012 Time Slip Dr. Jin
Korean Drama, 2012, 22 eps
Noble woman Jo (Support Role)
22
Noble woman Jo
Support Role
6.8
2012 Moon Embracing the Sun
Korean Drama, 2012, 20 eps
Ah Ri (Support Role)
20
Ah Ri
Support Role
8.4
2011 A Thousand Days' Promise
Korean Drama, 2011, 20 eps
[Worker at Seo Yun's company] (Ep. 4) (Guest Role)
20
[Worker at Seo Yun's company] (Ep. 4)
Guest Role
7.6
2011 Glory Jane
Korean Drama, 2011, 24 eps
Yeo Eun Joo (Support Role)
24
Yeo Eun Joo
Support Role
6.9
2011 Vampire Prosecutor
Korean Drama, 2011, 12 eps
Yoon Ji Hee (Ep. 4, 8, 11) (Guest Role)
12
Yoon Ji Hee (Ep. 4, 8, 11)
Guest Role
8.1
2011 I Believe in Love
Korean Drama, 2011, 62 eps
[Young Hee's lawyer] (Ep. 52-53) (Guest Role)
62
[Young Hee's lawyer] (Ep. 52-53)
Guest Role
7.5
2010 Big Thing
Korean Drama, 2010, 24 eps
Wang Jung Gi (Support Role)
24
Wang Jung Gi
Support Role
7.4
2010 I Am Legend
Korean Drama, 2010, 16 eps
Oh Seung Hye (Support Role)
16
Oh Seung Hye
Support Role
7.1
2009 Hero
Korean Drama, 2009, 16 eps
Jin Do Hui (Support Role)
16
Jin Do Hui
Support Role
7.3
2008 Byul Soon Geom Season 2
Korean Drama, 2008, 20 eps
Cho Seol (Main Role)
20
Main Role
7.9
2008 Women of the Sun
Korean Drama, 2008, 20 eps
Lee Eun Bi (Support Role)
20
Lee Eun Bi
Support Role
7.3
2008 La Dolce Vita
Korean Drama, 2008, 24 eps
Sung Suk (Support Role)
24
Sung Suk
Support Role
7.4
2008 Three Dads One Mom
Korean Drama, 2008, 16 eps
No Hee Suk (Support Role)
16
No Hee Suk
Support Role
7.4
2007 Dal Ja's Spring
Korean Drama, 2007, 22 eps
[Gi Joong's wife] (Support Role)
22
[Gi Joong's wife]
Support Role
7.6
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
TBA 4PM
Korean Movie, 0000,
Hyun Suk (Main Role)
Hyun Suk
Main Role
0.0
2024 Badland Hunters
Korean Movie, 2024,
"Teacher" [Yang Ki Su's subordinate] (Support Role)
"Teacher" [Yang Ki Su's subordinate]
Support Role
7.7
2024 The Firefighters
Korean Movie, 2024,
[Wife] (Support Role)
[Wife]
Support Role
6.0
2024 It Has to Be a Secret
Korean Movie, 2024,
Jung Ha (Main Role)
Jung Ha
Main Role
0.0
2023 Cobweb
Korean Movie, 2023,
President Baek (Support Role)
President Baek
Support Role
7.6
2022 Hero
Korean Movie, 2022,
Kim Ah Ryeo (Guest Role)
Kim Ah Ryeo
Guest Role
7.7
2022 Project Wolf Hunting
Korean Movie, 2022,
Choi Myung Joo (Main Role)
Choi Myung Joo
Main Role
7.2
2022 Confidential Assignment 2: International
Korean Movie, 2022,
Park So Yeon (Support Role)
Park So Yeon
Support Role
8.2
2021 Seobok
Korean Movie, 2021,
Dr. Lim Se Eun (Support Role)
Dr. Lim Se Eun
Support Role
8.1
2021 Night in Paradise
Korean Movie, 2021,
[Tae Goo's sister] (Guest Role)
[Tae Goo's sister]
Guest Role
8.0
2020 And So Again Today
Korean Movie, 2020,
{My Wife Got Fat} [Wife] (Main Role)
{My Wife Got Fat} [Wife]
Main Role
7.3
2020 My Wife Got Fat
Korean Movie, 2020,
[Wife] (Main Role)
[Wife]
Main Role
7.9
2019 Metamorphosis
Korean Movie, 2019,
Choe Myeong Ju (Main Role)
Choe Myeong Ju
Main Role
7.5
2019 Innocent Witness
Korean Movie, 2019,
Hyun Jung [Ji Woo's mother] (Support Role)
Hyun Jung [Ji Woo's mother]
Support Role
8.6
2018 Miss Baek
Korean Movie, 2018,
Jung Myung Sook (Support Role)
Jung Myung Sook
Support Role
8.2
2018 The Negotiation
Korean Movie, 2018,
Section chief Han (Support Role)
Section chief Han
Support Role
8.3
2018 I Have a Date with Spring
Korean Movie, 2018,
Go Soo Min (Main Role)
Main Role
6.6
2018 What a Man Wants
Korean Movie, 2018,
Go Dam Duk [Suk Geun's wife] (Support Role)
Go Dam Duk [Suk Geun's wife]
Support Role
7.1
2018 Mad Rush
Korean Movie, 2018,
Director (Support Role)
Director
Support Role
5.0
2017 RV: Resurrected Victims
Korean Movie, 2017,
Seo Hee Jung (Support Role)
Seo Hee Jung
Support Role
7.2
2017 The King’s Case Note
Korean Movie, 2017,
Soo Bin (Support Role)
Soo Bin
Support Role
7.8
2017 Snowy Road
Korean Movie, 2017,
[Jong Boon's mother] (Support Role)
[Jong Boon's mother]
Support Role
8.2
2017 Confidential Assignment 1
Korean Movie, 2017,
So Yun (Support Role)
So Yun
Support Role
8.2
2016 Love, Lies
Korean Movie, 2016,
San Wol (Support Role)
San Wol
Support Role
8.1
2016 Don't Forget Me
Korean Movie, 2016,
Kim Young Hee (Support Role)
Kim Young Hee
Support Role
7.6
2015 The Classified File
Korean Movie, 2015,
[Eun Ju's aunt] (Support Role)
[Eun Ju's aunt]
Support Role
7.6
2014 Ode to My Father
Korean Movie, 2014,
Park Gil Ryo [Deok Su's mother] (Support Role)
Park Gil Ryo [Deok Su's mother]
Support Role
8.7
2014 You Are My Vampire
Korean Movie, 2014,
[Nam Geol's mother] (Support Role)
[Nam Geol's mother]
Support Role
6.6
2013 Friend 2
Korean Movie, 2013,
Hye Ji [Sung Hoon's mother] (Support Role)
Hye Ji [Sung Hoon's mother]
Support Role
7.3
2013 Azooma
Korean Movie, 2013,
Yoon Yeong Nam (Main Role)
Main Role
7.1
2012 A Werewolf Boy
Korean Movie, 2012,
Yu Ok Hui [Sun Yi's mother] (Support Role)
Yu Ok Hui [Sun Yi's mother]
Support Role
8.6
2012 The Neighbors
Korean Movie, 2012,
[Soo Yun's mother] (Main Role)
[Soo Yun's mother]
Main Role
7.5
2011 Mr. Idol
Korean Movie, 2011,
[Yoo Jin's sister] (Support Role)
[Yoo Jin's sister]
Support Role
6.8
2011 Pain
Korean Movie, 2011,
Gye Jung (Support Role)
Gye Jung
Support Role
7.6
2011 Hindsight
Korean Movie, 2011,
[Teacher] (Support Role)
[Teacher]
Support Role
7.3
2010 Hello Ghost
Korean Movie, 2010,
[Crybaby ghost] (Main Role)
[Crybaby ghost]
Main Role
8.2
2010 Finding Mr. Destiny
Korean Movie, 2010,
[Ki Joon's older sister] (Guest Role)
[Ki Joon's older sister]
Guest Role
7.4
2010 The Quiz Show Scandal
Korean Movie, 2010,
Jang Pal Nyeo (Main Role)
Jang Pal Nyeo
Main Role
7.4
2010 Harmony
Korean Movie, 2010,
Section Chief Bang (Main Role)
Main Role
8.6
2009 Good Morning President
Korean Movie, 2009,
Ji Wook [Staff advisor] (Support Role)
Ji Wook [Staff advisor]
Support Role
7.2
2009 Goodbye Mom
Korean Movie, 2009,
[Editor-in-chief] (Support Role)
[Editor-in-chief]
Support Role
7.0
2009 Possessed
Korean Movie, 2009,
Su Kyung (Support Role)
Su Kyung
Support Role
6.9
2009 My Girlfriend is an Agent
Korean Movie, 2009,
Team leader Hong (Support Role)
Team leader Hong
Support Role
7.5
2007 Hansel and Gretel
Korean Movie, 2007,
Su Jung / "Mother" (Support Role)
Su Jung / "Mother"
Support Role
7.6
2007 A Day With My Son
Korean Movie, 2007,
[Correction officer] (Bit part)
[Correction officer]
Bit part
7.9
2006 Righteous Ties
Korean Movie, 2006,
Yeo Il (Support Role)
Yeo Il
Support Role
7.5
2005 Love Is a Crazy Thing
Korean Movie, 2005,
Eun Joo (Support Role)
Eun Joo
Support Role
6.8
2005 Mr. Housewife
Korean Movie, 2005,
Pal Nyeo (Bit part)
Pal Nyeo
Bit part
7.5
2005 The Big Scene
Korean Movie, 2005,
[Police officer] (Support Role)
[Police officer]
Support Role
7.2
2004 Someone Special
Korean Movie, 2004,
[Accident woman] (Support Role)
[Accident woman]
Support Role
7.1
1997 Push! Push!
Korean Movie, 1997,
(Unknown)
Unknown
6.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2021 Drama Special Season 12: TV Cinema - F20
Korean Special, 2021, 1 eps
Goo Ae Ran (Main Role)
1
Goo Ae Ran
Main Role
7.5
2015 Snowy Road
Korean Special, 2015, 2 eps
[Jong Boon's mother] (Support Role)
2
[Jong Boon's mother]
Support Role
8.3
2007 Drama City: Hot-tempered Mi Sook
Korean Special, 2007, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2021 Story of the Day When You Bite Your Tail Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2021, 115 eps
(Ep. 92) (Guest)
115
(Ep. 92)
Guest
8.6
2021 While You Are Tempted Pilot
Korean TV Show, 2021, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
0.0
2019 Movie Room Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2019, 116 eps
(Ep. 138) (Guest)
116
(Ep. 138)
Guest
0.0
2019 Where Is My Home
Korean TV Show, 2019, 270 eps
(Ep. 138) (Guest)
270
(Ep. 138)
Guest
8.1
2018 Problem Child in House
Korean TV Show, 2018, 260 eps
(Ep. 148) (Guest)
260
(Ep. 148)
Guest
7.9
2017 Same Bed, Different Dreams Season 2: You Are My Destiny
Korean TV Show, 2017, 350 eps
[Special MC] (Ep. 43-44) (Guest)
350
[Special MC] (Ep. 43-44)
Guest
8.0
2013 Hwasin: Controller of the Heart
Korean TV Show, 2013, 31 eps
(Ep. 21) (Guest)
31
(Ep. 21)
Guest
7.6
2012 Saturday Night Live Korea Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2012, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
4.0
2011 Saturday Night Live Korea Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2011, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
7.5
2007 Live Talk Show Taxi
Korean TV Show, 2007, 501 eps
(Ep. 379) (Guest)
501
(Ep. 379)
Guest
8.1
2007 Radio Star
Korean TV Show, 2007, 900 eps
(Ep. 683) (Guest)
900
(Ep. 683)
Guest
7.9
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Jang Young Nam

Young Nam Jang
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  • First Name: Young Nam
  • Family Name: Jang
  • Native name: 장영남
  • Also Known as: Jang Youngnam, Jang Yeong Nam, Jang Yeongnam
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: November 25, 1973
  • Age: 50

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