Jung Won Choi

Choi Jung Won

  • Name: Choi Jung Won
  • Native name: 최정원
  • Also Known as: Choi Jungwon, Choe Jeongwon, Choe Jeong Won
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: August 2, 1969
  • Age: 54
Choi Jung Won is a South Korean musical actress. She graduated from Youngpa Girls' High School and later obtained a bachelor's degree in Theater from Seoul Arts College. She made her debut as part of the ensemble in the 1989 production of "Guys and Dolls", and she has become the representative 1st generation musical actor icon as she is respected by seniors and juniors due to her incredible singing, dancing and performing abilities.

In 1992, she was a backup singer for Seo Taiji and Boys and a backup dancer for singer Yang Joon Il. In 1995, she won the Female Newcomer Award at the Korea Musical Awards for her role in the musical "Save The Last Dance For Me", and one year later, she won Best Supporting Actress for "Singin' in the Rain".

In 2000, she made history as the birth of her daughter was recorded and broadcasted in the SBS documentary, "The Miracle of Life", where she chose underwater childbirth as C-sections in South Korea were approaching 50%. She returned to musicals, and in 2001, she won Best Leading Actress for he role in "Chicago".

In 2008, ABBA was honored by the Swedish government and decided to bring along the best performers from around the world who had done the 3 main characters in the musical "Mamma Mia". Out of 171 performers for the character of "Donna", she was selected and attended the concert in Stockholm. She has also provided her voice to the Korean dubbing of animated movies such as "Hercules" or "Ice Age 2: The Meltdown" and after many years of having debuted, she continues to impress audiences with her versatility and her skills.

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Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2021 Starting Point of Dating
Korean Drama, 2021, 7 eps
Yoo In Hae [Yeon Ji's mother] (Support Role)
7
Yoo In Hae [Yeon Ji's mother]
Support Role
7.0
2009 Three Men
Korean Drama, 2009, 16 eps
(Guest Role)
16
Guest Role
8.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2015 Love Never Fails
Korean Movie, 2015,
Eun Ah (Main Role)
Eun Ah
Main Role
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2024 Actors' Association
Korean TV Show, 2024, 17 eps
(Ep. 16) (Guest)
17
(Ep. 16)
Guest
0.0
2023 Best Friend Documentary: Table for 4
Korean TV Show, 2023, 50 eps
(Ep. 14) (Guest)
50
(Ep. 14)
Guest
0.0
2021 Tuesday Night Like
Korean TV Show, 2021, 103 eps
(Ep. 14) (Guest)
103
(Ep. 14)
Guest
0.0
2021 Music to You
Korean TV Show, 2021, 386 eps
(Ep. 363) (Guest)
386
(Ep. 363)
Guest
8.0
2021 2021 DIMF Musical Star
Korean TV Show, 2021, 8 eps
[Judge] (Regular Member)
8
[Judge]
Regular Member
0.0
2019 Eye Contact
Korean TV Show, 2019, 76 eps
(Ep. 50) (Guest)
76
(Ep. 50)
Guest
8.0
2019 2019 DIMF Musical Star
Korean TV Show, 2019, 3 eps
[Judge] (Regular Member)
3
[Judge]
Regular Member
0.0
2018 Video Star Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2018, 179 eps
(Ep. 206) (Guest)
179
(Ep. 206)
Guest
7.8
2017 Master in the House
Korean TV Show, 2017, 238 eps
[Master] (Ep. 154-155) (Guest)
238
[Master] (Ep. 154-155)
Guest
8.6
2017 Same Bed, Different Dreams Season 2: You Are My Destiny
Korean TV Show, 2017, 350 eps
[Special MC] (Ep. 68) (Guest)
350
[Special MC] (Ep. 68)
Guest
8.0
2015 Kim Je Dong's Talk to You
Korean TV Show, 2015, 111 eps
(Ep. 111) (Guest)
111
(Ep. 111)
Guest
7.0
2015 King of Mask Singer
Korean TV Show, 2015, 485 eps
[Contestant] (Ep. 79-80) (Guest)
485
[Contestant] (Ep. 79-80)
Guest
8.2
2011 Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend
Korean TV Show, 2011, 690 eps
(Ep. 179, 194-195, 214-215, 261, 263, 296, 317, 347-348, 368, 412, 424, 436, 440-441, 453, 462-463, 494, 505, 510-511, 527-528, 536-537, 562, 596, 617, 644-645) | [Legend] (Ep. 603) (Guest)
690
(Ep. 179, 194-195, 214-215, 261, 263, 296, 317, 347-348, 368, 412, 424, 436, 440-441, 453, 462-463, 494, 505, 510-511, 527-528, 536-537, 562, 596, 617, 644-645) | [Legend] (Ep. 603)
Guest
8.3
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  • First Name: Jung Won
  • Family Name: Choi
  • Native name: 최정원
  • Also Known as: Choi Jungwon, Choe Jeongwon, Choe Jeong Won
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: August 2, 1969
  • Age: 54

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