Saturday, July 18, 2009

Jo In Sung


Jo In-seong was born and raised in Cheonho-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea

He started his acting career by taking a role in popular daytime sitcom Nonstop. Eventually he was cast in a minor role in his first TV drama, Piano, on SBS, co-starring Ko Soo as his stepbrother. However, he began to gain fame with his main role in the series To Shoot the Star. He was acclaimed for his portrayal of an illiterate actor. After that he starred in the hit Korean movie The Classic, in which he played "Sang-min", a man who is unable to show his love to "Ji-Hye" (Son Ye-jin).

In 2004, he was back in TV dramas again in Something Happened in Bali, with the actress Ha Ji-won. This TV drama also achieved high ratings, and he received prizes for Best Kiss and Best Tears at the SBS Awards[citation needed]. In 2005, he played 'Eun Sob' in Spring Days opposite Ji Jin-hee (a famous actor from Dae Jang Geum). Eun Sob is a doctor who has an unpleasant past with his mother and his stepfather. Eun Sob is also in love with a girl who loves his brother (Ji Jin-hee). In 2005 he was in the movie A Dirty Carnival, in which he played Byung-doo, a charismatic and yet gentle small-time gangster who seeks a happier life. In December 2008, Jo In-seong returned to the screens with A Frozen Flower. He began serving his two-year mandatory military service in April 2009.


He went to college first at Chunnam Science College and later at Dongguk University, where he majored in Performing Arts. However, he was dismissed by faculties because of lacking class attendance. He first debuted as fashion model for Ziozia. Jo is one of the most popular actors in South Korea and appears in many advertisements.

Guest appearance on TV show

Jo appeared in two episodes of the MBC TV comedy variety show Infinite Challenge on March 15-22, 2008. These episodes were about wrestling training in order to encourage South Korean national team before the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Awards and nominations

2004 Baeksang Art Globe : Best Acting on TV (Male)
2006 Korea Film Awards : Best Actor
2007 Maxmovie: Best Actor 
2007 Pyeongtaek Pierson Film Festival's New Currents Movie Star Awards: Best Actor of the Year


Another man that I shouldn't forgot... Jo In Sung
I like it when he smile  ^^
I even think he still look great when he cried... 

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