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Jeon Soo-kyung
South Korean actress

Jeon Soo-kyung

Jeon Soo-kyung
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Intro South Korean actress
A.K.A. Jeon Su-gyeong, Chŏn Sugyŏng
Is Actor Film actor
From South Korea
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 12 July 1966, Seoul
Age 56 years
The details (from wikipedia)


Jeon Soo-kyung (born July 12, 1966) is a South Korean actress. She is best known in musical theatre, and has starred in Korean productions of Mamma Mia!, Chicago, The Life, Guys and Dolls, Menopause, and Kiss Me, Kate.
Jeon married Eric M. Swanson, general manager of the Millennium Seoul Hilton, on September 22, 2014. She has twin daughters Joo Ji-on and Joo Si-on from her first marriage, which ended in divorce in 2008.


Year Title Role
1991 The Sound of Music
1992 A Chorus Line
West Side Story
1993 Nunsense
1995 Grease
1996 42nd Street
1998 Guys and Dolls
The Life
1999 Gambler
2000 The Life Sonja
2000-2001 Rent Joanne Jefferson
2001 Kiss Me, Kate
Tick, Tick... Boom! Susan
Chicago Roxie Hart
2002 Rehearsal
2003 Nunsense Jamboree
2004 Mamma Mia! Tanya
2004-2005 42nd Street Maggie Jones
2005 Guys and Dolls Adelaide
Menopause Professional Woman
2005-2006 Nunsense Jamboree
2006 Mamma Mia! Tanya
Menopause Professional Woman
Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan
2007-2008 Mamma Mia! Tanya
2007 Menopause Professional Woman
Annie Miss Agatha Hannigan
2008 The Life Jojo
Gambler Countess
2009 The Vagina Monologues
Go, Waikiki! cameo
Mamma Mia! Tanya
2009-2010 Legally Blonde Paulette
2010-2013 Mamma Mia! Tanya
2012 Catch Me If You Can Paula Abagnale/Carol Strong
La Cage aux Folles Madame Marie Dindon
2013 급매 행복아파트 천사호 Young-hee
2014 Chicago Matron "Mama" Morton
2014-2015 La Cage aux Folles Madame Marie Dindon
2015 Chicago Matron "Mama" Morton



Year Title Role
1989 Mouse Landing Operation
1990 Mrs. Cabaret Park Sun-hee
1992 Beauty and the Beast Belle (singing voice, Korean dubbed)
1995 Millions in My Account Sun-ah
1996 Ghost Mamma Kang Hye-kyung
1997 Hercules Calliope (voice, Korean dubbed)
1998 Two Cops 3 Mother of abducted child
2000 Chu Noh-Myoung Bakery Ajumma who returns the cake (cameo)
2002 Public Enemy Mineral water ajumma
2003 Reversal of Fortune Je-ni
2007 The Perfect Couple Journalist Oh
Venus and Mars Hyang-mi
2008 A Tale of Legendary Libido Hostel owner
2009 The Relation of Face, Mind and Love Editor
Paradise Ah-ram
2010 Jumunjin Soon-nyeo (cameo)
Finding Mr. Destiny Soo-kyung
My Black Mini Dress Writer
2011 Mama Hee-kyung
2012 The Scent Chinese restaurant manager (cameo)
Return of the Mafia
2013 Jinx!! (cameo)
Marriage Blue Dress shop owner, Yi-ra's boss
Rockin' on Heaven's Door Hospice director nun
2015 Enemies In-Law Jo Kang-ja

Television series

Year Title Role Network
2008 Chosun Police 2 Mae-hwa MBC Dramanet
Terroir Go Ok-rim SBS
2011 Twinkle Twinkle Lee Eun-jung MBC
Royal Family Carrie Kim MBC
Color of Women Sung Ae-shim Channel A
2012 I Do, I Do Agency employee (cameo) MBC
2013 Pots of Gold MBC
I Can Hear Your Voice Dental pad lady
(cameo, episode 1)
Her Legend Kim Mi-yeon jTBC
Passionate Love Joo Nam-ok SBS
2014 Emergency Couple Hospital director
(cameo, episode 1)
Into the Flames Yang Hwa-ja TV Chosun
Glorious Day House owner (cameo) SBS
Mama Kwon Do-hee MBC
Drama Festival
"A Resentful Woman's Diary"
Wolmae MBC
2015 Divorce Lawyer in Love Lee Yeon-hee
(guest, episode 4)

Variety show

Year Title Network Notes
2008 Singing in the Sky Ongamenet Host
2012 속풀이쇼 동치미 MBN

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1988 11th MBC Campus Song Festival N/A 3rd
1997 3rd Korea Musical Awards Best Supporting Actress 42nd Street Won
1999 5th Korea Musical Awards Best Supporting Actress The Life Won
2002 8th Korea Musical Awards Best Actress Kiss Me, Kate Won
2010 44th Tax Payer's Day 성실납제자상 N/A Won

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