Ye Jin Im

Im Ye Jin

  • Name: Im Ye Jin
  • Native name: 임예진
  • Also Known as: Lim Ye Jin
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: January 24, 1960
  • Age: 64
Im Ye-jin (born Im Ki-hee on December 26, 1959) is a South Korean actress. As a teenage actress, she reached the peak of her popularity in the 1970s with the "Really Really" film trilogy, which include Never Forget Me, I Am Really Sorry and I Really Really Like You. She is currently active in television.
As Im grew older, she remained active on television and the occasional film, in supporting roles as ajummas, aunts or mothers. As if coming full circle, she played one of the adult characters in a 2010 musical theatre adaptation of her early hit I Really Really Like You.
Agency: YG entertainment (2014).
Married to Choi Chang Wook(1989), TV director and producer at MBC. Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2024 Beauty and Mr. Romantic
Korean Drama, 2024, 50 eps
So Geum Ja [Pil Sung's grandma] (Support Role)
50
So Geum Ja [Pil Sung's grandma]
Support Role
7.6
2023 Family: The Unbreakable Bond
Korean Drama, 2023, 12 eps
Park Bun Soon (Ep. 2, 5) (Guest Role)
12
Park Bun Soon (Ep. 2, 5)
Guest Role
7.5
2021 Young Lady and Gentleman
Korean Drama, 2021, 52 eps
Jang Mi Sook [Gook Hee's older sister] (Support Role)
52
Jang Mi Sook [Gook Hee's older sister]
Support Role
7.2
2021 Love Scene Number
Korean Drama, 2021, 8 eps
{29} [Park Jung Seok's mother] (Support Role)
8
{29} [Park Jung Seok's mother]
Support Role
7.5
2020 Homemade Love Story
Korean Drama, 2020, 100 eps
[Woman claiming to be Chae Woon's mother] (Guest Role)
100
[Woman claiming to be Chae Woon's mother]
Guest Role
7.8
2020 Lie After Lie
Korean Drama, 2020, 16 eps
Hwang Hyo Soon (Support Role)
16
Hwang Hyo Soon
Support Role
8.3
2018 My Only One
Korean Drama, 2018, 106 eps
So Yang Ja [Do Ran's mother] (Support Role)
106
So Yang Ja [Do Ran's mother]
Support Role
7.6
2018 Cheol Soo And O2
Korean Drama, 2018, 2 eps
Han Yeong Hui (Support Role)
2
Han Yeong Hui
Support Role
10.0
2017 A Korean Odyssey
Korean Drama, 2017, 20 eps
[Peddler] (Guest Role)
20
[Peddler]
Guest Role
8.2
2017 Hit the Top
Korean Drama, 2017, 32 eps
Cathy (Support Role)
32
Cathy
Support Role
8.0
2017 The Liar and His Lover
Korean Drama, 2017, 16 eps
Kim Soon Hee (Support Role)
16
Kim Soon Hee
Support Role
7.4
2017 Radiant Office
Korean Drama, 2017, 16 eps
[Ho Won's mother] (Support Role)
16
[Ho Won's mother]
Support Role
7.5
2016 Yeah, That's How It Is
Korean Drama, 2016, 54 eps
Lee Tae Hee (Support Role)
54
Lee Tae Hee
Support Role
7.5
2015 The Producers
Korean Drama, 2015, 12 eps
Park Bong Sun [Jun Mo's mother] (Support Role)
12
Park Bong Sun [Jun Mo's mother]
Support Role
7.5
2014 Rosy Lovers
Korean Drama, 2014, 52 eps
So Geum Ja (Support Role)
52
So Geum Ja
Support Role
7.3
2014 Marriage, Not Dating
Korean Drama, 2014, 16 eps
Na So Nyeo [Jang Mi's mother] (Support Role)
16
Na So Nyeo [Jang Mi's mother]
Support Role
8.1
2014 Can We Love?
Korean Drama, 2014, 20 eps
[Ji Hyun's mother-in-law] (Support Role)
20
[Ji Hyun's mother-in-law]
Support Role
7.3
2013 Miss Korea
Korean Drama, 2013, 20 eps
Go Bong Hee (Support Role)
20
Go Bong Hee
Support Role
7.3
2013 Princess Aurora
Korean Drama, 2013, 150 eps
Wang Yeo Ok (Support Role)
150
Wang Yeo Ok
Support Role
7.2
2013 7th Grade Civil Servant
Korean Drama, 2013, 20 eps
[Gil Ro's mother] (Support Role)
20
[Gil Ro's mother]
Support Role
6.9
2012 Childless Comfort
Korean Drama, 2012, 40 eps
Ji Yoo Jung (Support Role)
40
Ji Yoo Jung
Support Role
7.3
2012 Immortal Classic
Korean Drama, 2012, 20 eps
Kang San Hae (Main Role)
20
Main Role
7.3
2011 Indomitable Daughters-in-Law
Korean Drama, 2011, 113 eps
Kim Geum Shil (Support Role)
113
Kim Geum Shil
Support Role
7.5
2011 Romance Town
Korean Drama, 2011, 20 eps
[Soon Geum's mother] (Support Role)
20
[Soon Geum's mother]
Support Role
6.3
2011 Sweet Palpitations
Korean Drama, 2011, 135 eps
Lee Ok Soon (Support Role)
135
Lee Ok Soon
Support Role
7.4
2011 My Princess
Korean Drama, 2011, 16 eps
Kim Da Bok [Sul's adoptive mother] (Support Role)
16
Kim Da Bok [Sul's adoptive mother]
Support Role
7.5
2010 Smile, Mom
Korean Drama, 2010, 50 eps
Kang Seo Poong (Support Role)
50
Kang Seo Poong
Support Role
7.1
2010 You Don't Know Women
Korean Drama, 2010, 109 eps
Jang Geum Suk (Support Role)
109
Jang Geum Suk
Support Role
7.3
2010 Life Is Beautiful
Korean Drama, 2010, 63 eps
[Ji Hye's aunt] (Guest Role)
63
[Ji Hye's aunt]
Guest Role
7.8
2009 Enjoy Life
Korean Drama, 2009, 133 eps
Gu Jum Soon (Support Role)
133
Gu Jum Soon
Support Role
6.9
2009 Queen Seon Deok
Korean Drama, 2009, 62 eps
Lady Man Myung (Support Role)
62
Lady Man Myung
Support Role
8.5
2009 The Road Home
Korean Drama, 2009, 120 eps
Yoo Yong Sun [Hyun Soo's aunt] (Support Role)
120
Yoo Yong Sun [Hyun Soo's aunt]
Support Role
6.8
2009 Boys Over Flowers
Korean Drama, 2009, 25 eps
Na Gong Joo (Support Role)
25
Support Role
7.5
2008 Little Mom Scandal Season 2
Korean Drama, 2008, 8 eps
[Hye Jung's mother] (Support Role)
8
[Hye Jung's mother]
Support Role
7.4
2008 Lawyers of Korea
Korean Drama, 2008, 16 eps
Oh Ok Hee [Yi Kyung's secretary] (Support Role)
16
Oh Ok Hee [Yi Kyung's secretary]
Support Role
7.3
2008 Little Mom Scandal
Korean Drama, 2008, 8 eps
[Hye Jung's mother] (Support Role)
8
[Hye Jung's mother]
Support Role
7.3
2007 New Heart
Korean Drama, 2007, 23 eps
[Hye Suk's mother] (Support Role)
23
[Hye Suk's mother]
Support Role
7.7
2006 Which Star Are You From?
Korean Drama, 2006, 16 eps
Kim Soon Ok [Bok Shil's mom] (Support Role)
16
Kim Soon Ok [Bok Shil's mom]
Support Role
7.4
2006 Goong
Korean Drama, 2006, 24 eps
[Chae Kyung's mother] (Support Role)
24
[Chae Kyung's mother]
Support Role
7.8
2005 Love and Sympathy
Korean Drama, 2005, 24 eps
Park So Young (Support Role)
24
Park So Young
Support Role
8.0
2004 Ireland
Korean Drama, 2004, 16 eps
Kwon Byung Ran (Support Role)
16
Kwon Byung Ran
Support Role
6.7
2004 Full House
Korean Drama, 2004, 16 eps
Dae Pyo [Yeong Jae's agent] (Support Role)
16
Dae Pyo [Yeong Jae's agent]
Support Role
7.7
2002 Honest Living
Korean Drama, 2002, 239 eps
(Support Role)
239
Support Role
7.2
2001 Splendid Days
Korean Drama, 2001, 50 eps
Yeon Sil Mo (Support Role)
50
Yeon Sil Mo
Support Role
7.0
2001 Blue Fog
Korean Drama, 2001, 20 eps
Choi Seung Mi [Noh Kyung Ju's friend] (Support Role)
20
Choi Seung Mi [Noh Kyung Ju's friend]
Support Role
6.9
1998 Crush
Korean Drama, 1998, 16 eps
(Support Role)
16
Support Role
1.0
1995 LA Arirang
Korean Drama, 1995, 265 eps
(Support Role)
265
Support Role
8.0
1995 Love and Marriage
Korean Drama, 1995, 48 eps
(Support Role)
48
Support Role
6.8
1994 Partner
Korean Drama, 1994, 163 eps
Cha Pil Soon [Wol Rye's second daughter] (Main Role)
163
Cha Pil Soon [Wol Rye's second daughter]
Main Role
7.6
1994 Farewell
Korean Drama, 1994, 57 eps
Song Chun Hee (Support Role)
57
Song Chun Hee
Support Role
5.0
1987 Love and Ambition
Korean Drama, 1987, 96 eps
Park Seon Hee (Support Role)
96
Park Seon Hee
Support Role
6.4
1986 First Love
Korean Drama, 1986, 57 eps
(Support Role)
57
Support Role
6.6
1979 The Lady from Angukdong
Korean Drama, 1979, 160 eps
Princess Hwa Wan (Support Role)
160
Princess Hwa Wan
Support Role
0.0
1975 Jade Flute
Korean Drama, 1975, 119 eps
(Unknown)
119
Unknown
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2019 Trade Your Love
Korean Movie, 2019,
[Hae Joo's mother] (Support Role)
[Hae Joo's mother]
Support Role
6.4
2017 Part-Time Spy
Korean Movie, 2017,
[Jang Young Shil's mother] (Bit part)
[Jang Young Shil's mother]
Bit part
7.4
2016 Time Renegades
Korean Movie, 2016,
[Seogyeong high school headmaster] (Guest Role)
[Seogyeong high school headmaster]
Guest Role
8.2
2010 Secret Love
Korean Movie, 2010,
[Yun Yi's mother] (Support Role)
[Yun Yi's mother]
Support Role
6.9
2008 My Mighty Princess
Korean Movie, 2008,
Officer Hye In (Support Role)
Officer Hye In
Support Role
7.2
2007 Miss Gold Digger
Korean Movie, 2007,
[Mi Su's mother] (Support Role)
[Mi Su's mother]
Support Role
6.8
2006 Dasepo Naughty Girls
Korean Movie, 2006,
[Poor Girl's mom] (Support Role)
[Poor Girl's mom]
Support Role
6.4
2006 Ssunday Seoul
Korean Movie, 2006,
[School festival MC] (Support Role)
[School festival MC]
Support Role
6.8
2004 Windstruck
Korean Movie, 2004,
[Lost & found officer] (Guest Role)
[Lost & found officer]
Guest Role
8.0
2003 The Classic
Korean Movie, 2003,
[Canteen operator] (Guest Role)
[Canteen operator]
Guest Role
8.3
1988 Love's Scribble
Korean Movie, 1988,
Hee Jung (Support Role)
Hee Jung
Support Role
0.0
1980 Good Windy Day
Korean Movie, 1980,
Chun Soon (Support Role)
Chun Soon
Support Role
7.0
1979 The Hey Days of Youth 77
Korean Movie, 1979,
Hye Mi (Main Role)
Hye Mi
Main Role
0.0
1977 The First Snow
Korean Movie, 1977,
Hye Young (Main Role)
Main Role
8.0
1977 I Really Like You
Korean Movie, 1977,
Ji Young (Main Role)
Ji Young
Main Role
7.0
1977 When We Grow Up
Korean Movie, 1977,
Ye Won (Main Role)
Ye Won
Main Role
8.0
1977 Angry Young Men
Korean Movie, 1977,
Ah Mi (Main Role)
Ah Mi
Main Role
0.0
1976 I've Never Had This Kind of Mind
Korean Movie, 1976,
Seung Hee (Main Role)
Seung Hee
Main Role
0.0
1976 I Am Really Sorry
Korean Movie, 1976,
Jung Ah (Main Role)
Jung Ah
Main Role
7.3
1976 Blue Classroom
Korean Movie, 1976,
Young Ae (Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1976 Prayer Of A Girl
Korean Movie, 1976,
Jung Hee (Main Role)
Jung Hee
Main Role
0.0
1976 Never Forget Me
Korean Movie, 1976,
Jung Ah (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
1975 Graduating School Girls
Korean Movie, 1975,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1975 Red Shoes
Korean Movie, 1975,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1974 Transgression
Korean Movie, 1974,
Myo Hyang (Main Role)
Myo Hyang
Main Role
5.9
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Drama Special Season 13: Let's Meet in an Unfamiliar Season
Korean Special, 2022, 1 eps
[Oh Hee Joo's Mother] (Guest Role)
1
[Oh Hee Joo's Mother]
Guest Role
8.0
2015 Splash Splash LOVE
Korean Special, 2015, 2 eps
2
Support Role
8.4
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Best Friend Documentary: Table for 4
Korean TV Show, 2023, 50 eps
(Ep. 35) (Guest)
50
(Ep. 35)
Guest
0.0
2021 Dolsing Fourmen
Korean TV Show, 2021, 170 eps
(Ep. 134) (Guest)
170
(Ep. 134)
Guest
8.7
2019 Heo Young Man's Food Travel
Korean TV Show, 2019, 250 eps
(Ep. 240) (Guest)
250
(Ep. 240)
Guest
0.0
2018 Problem Child in House
Korean TV Show, 2018, 260 eps
(Ep. 27) (Guest)
260
(Ep. 27)
Guest
7.9
2018 Happy Together Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2018, 77 eps
(Ep. 22) (Guest)
77
(Ep. 22)
Guest
7.9
2018 Video Star Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2018, 179 eps
(Ep. 95) (Guest)
179
(Ep. 95)
Guest
7.8
2015 King of Mask Singer
Korean TV Show, 2015, 485 eps
[Contestant] (Ep. 99) (Guest)
485
[Contestant] (Ep. 99)
Guest
8.2
2011 Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend
Korean TV Show, 2011, 690 eps
(Ep. 545) (Guest)
690
(Ep. 545)
Guest
8.3
2003 Happiness In ₩10,000
Korean TV Show, 2003, 238 eps
(Ep. 121-122) (Guest)
238
(Ep. 121-122)
Guest
10.0
Articles
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Editorials - May 18, 2019

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Im Ye Jin

Ye Jin Im
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  • First Name: Ye Jin
  • Family Name: Im
  • Native name: 임예진
  • Also Known as: Lim Ye Jin
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: January 24, 1960
  • Age: 64

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