Go Hyun Jung

Hyun Jung Go


  • First Name: Hyun Jung
  • Family Name: Go
  • Native name: 고현정
  • Also Known as: Ko Hyun Jung; Go Hyeon Jeong;
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: March 2, 1971
  • Age: 48

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Hyun Jung Go

Go Hyun Jung

  • Name: Go Hyun Jung
  • Native name: 고현정
  • Also Known as: Ko Hyun Jung; Go Hyeon Jeong;
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: March 2, 1971
  • Age: 48
Go Hyun Jung is a South Korean actress. She debuted in the entertainment scene as a Miss Korea runner-up in 1989 and went on to star in Sandglass, one of the highest-rated and critically acclaimed dramas in Korean television history. She retired after marrying chaebol Chung Yong Jin in 1995, then returned to acting after their divorce in 2003. Go has since regained her top star status in Korea, becoming the highest-paid actress on TV after the success of her series Queen Seondeok and Daemul.
Go Hyun Jung graduated from Dongguk University with a degree in Performing Arts. She was a runner-up in the Miss Korea pageant in 1989, which launched her acting career. Her big break came in the 1995 SBS drama Sandglass. The drama dealt with modern Korean history from 1970 to the 1990s and was one of the highest-rated dramas in Korean television history, with average ratings of 50.8% and a peak of 64.5%. People would rush home just to see a new episode, saying “it’s time to go home”, which meant they had to go home to watch Sandglass.
Go returned to television in 2013 with The Queen's Classroom, a remake of the 2005 Japanese drama Jyoou no Kyoushitsu. The story depicts the struggle between a ferocious and ruthless elementary school teacher and her class.
In 2014, she began teaching acting at her alma mater, Dongguk University. Back in 2006, she donated a ₩100 million scholarship fund to the school.

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Year Title # Role Rating
2019 My Lawyer, Mr. Jo 2: Crime and Punishment
Korean Drama, 2019, 40 eps
Lee Ja Kyeong (Main Role)
Lee Ja Kyeong
Main Role
2018 Return
Korean Drama, 2018, 34 eps
Choi Ja Hye (Ep.1-15) (Main Role)
Choi Ja Hye (Ep.1-15)
Main Role
2016 Dear My Friends
Korean Drama, 2016, 16 eps
Park Wan (Main Role)
Park Wan
Main Role
2013 The Queen's Classroom
Korean Drama, 2013, 16 eps
Ma Ye Jin (Main Role)
Ma Ye Jin
Main Role
2010 Dae Mul
Korean Drama, 2010, 24 eps
Seo Hye Rim (Main Role)
Seo Hye Rim
Main Role
2009 Queen Seon Duk
Korean Drama, 2009, 62 eps
Lady Mi Shil (Main Role)
Lady Mi Shil
Main Role
2007 H.I.T
Korean Drama, 2007, 20 eps
Cha Soo Kyung (Main Role)
Cha Soo Kyung
Main Role
2006 What's Up, Fox?
Korean Drama, 2006, 16 eps
Ko Byung Hee (Main Role)
Ko Byung Hee
Main Role
2005 Spring Day
Korean Drama, 2005, 20 eps
Seo Jung Eun (Main Role)
Seo Jung Eun
Main Role
1995 Sandglass
Korean Drama, 1995, 24 eps
Yoon Hye Rin (Main Role)
Yoon Hye Rin
Main Role
1994 Farewell
Korean Drama, 1994, 57 eps
Kang Ye Rim (Main Role)
Kang Ye Rim
Main Role
1993 Mother's Sea
Korean Drama, 1993, 66 eps
Kim Yeong Seo (Main Role)
Kim Yeong Seo
Main Role
1992 A Love Without Fear
Korean Drama, 1992, 52 eps
Shin Kyeong Ae (Main Role)
Shin Kyeong Ae
Main Role
1991 Eyes Of Dawn
Korean Drama, 1991, 36 eps
An Myeong Ji (Support Role)
An Myeong Ji
Support Role
Year Title Role Rating
2017 A Tiger in Winter
Korean Movie, 2017,
Yoo Jeong (Main Role)
Yoo Jeong
Main Role
2012 Miss Conspirator
Korean Movie, 2012,
Chun Soo Ro (Main Role)
Chun Soo Ro
Main Role
2011 The Day He Arrives
Korean Movie, 2011,
[Movie fan] (Support Role)
[Movie fan]
Support Role
2011 The Final Tundra: Movie
Korean Movie, 2011,
[Narrator] (Support Role)
Support Role
2009 Actresses
Korean Movie, 2009,
Ko Hyun Jung (Main Role)
Ko Hyun Jung
Main Role
2009 Like You Know It All
Korean Movie, 2009,
Go Soon (Main Role)
Go Soon
Main Role
2006 Woman on the Beach
Korean Movie, 2006,
Moon Sook (Main Role)
Moon Sook
Main Role
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