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Jeon Do Yeon (Jeon Doyeon)

Actress Jeon Do Yeon (Jeon Doyeon) Profile, Facts, and TMI

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Jeon Do Yeon (Jeon Doyeon) Profile

  • Birth Name: 전도연 (Jeon Do Yeon)
  • Stage Name: Jeon Do Yeon
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1973.02.11
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Height: 165 cm
  • Weight: 42 kg
  • Blood Type: O
  • Agency: Management SOOP
  • Spouse: Kang Shi Kyu

Jeon Do Yeon (Jeon Doyeon) Facts & TMI

  • Jeon Do Yeon was born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Her family consists of parents, two older brothers, and herself
  • She is the youngest in her family
  • She attended to Seoul Institute of the Arts, Department of Broadcasting
  • On March 11, 2007, she married to non-celebrity, Kang Shi Kyu
  • Her husband is a professional car racer and businessman
  • Their daughter was born on January 22, 2009
  • She is a Protestant (Methodist Church)
  • Jeon Do Yeon debuted as model for Johnson & Johnson ads in 1990
  • Her acting debut started in 1992 through television series “Our Paradise 2”
  • She accomplishes international recognition by winning Best Actress at 60th Cannes Film Festival for her role in “Secret Sunshine”
  • Jeon Do Yeon is the first Korean who wins awards at Cannes Film Festival
  • Due to her contribution in arts, she was honored by French government with Chevalier des Arts et Lettres medal in October 2009
  • She is the first Korean actress who becomes main competition jury members at 2014 (67th) Cannes International Film Festival
  • She was active in theater from 1997 to 1998
  • Jeon Do Yeon makes appearance in “The Name” music video starring Tony Leung Chiu-Wai and Ryu Seung Bum in 2002
  • She is friends with co-actors Kim Nam Gil, Jung Woo Sung, Park Sung Woong, and other Sanai Pictures “family”.


‘Emergency Declaration’ as Sook Hee (2021)
‘Beasts Clawing At Straws’ as Yeon Hee (2020)
‘Ashfall’ as Sun Hwa (2019)
‘Birthday’ as Soon Nam (2019)
‘A Man and A Woman’ as Sang Min (2016)
‘Memories of the Sword’ as Wol So/ Seollang (2015)
‘The Shameless’ as Kim Hye Kyung (2015)
‘Way Back Home’ as Song Jung Yeon (2013)
‘Countdown’ as Cha Ha Yeon (2011)
‘The Housemaid’ as Eun Yi (2010)
‘My Dear Enemy’ as Hee Soo (2008)
‘Secret Sunshine’ as Shin Ae (2007)
‘You Are My Sunshine’ as Eun Ha (2005)
‘My Mother the Mermaid’ as Na Young/ Yeon Sun (2004)
‘Untold Scandal’ as Suk (2003)
‘No Blood No Tears’ as Suji (2002)
‘I Wish I Had a Wife’ as Jung Won Ju (2001)
‘Happy End’ as Seo Min Ki (1999)
‘The Harmonium in My Memory’ as Yun Hong Yeon (1999)
‘A Promise’ as Che Hee Ju (1998)
‘The Contact’ (1997)

TV Series

Lost‘ as Bu Jung (JTBC/ 2021)
‘The Good Wife’ as Kim Hye Kyung (tvN/ 2016)
‘On Air’ as herfelf (cameo Ep. 2) (SBS/ 2008)
‘Lovers in Prague’ as Yun Jae Hee (SBS/ 2005)
‘Shoot for the Stars’ (SBS/ 2002)
‘Snail’ (SBS/ 1997)
‘Wish Upon A Star’ (MBC/ 1997)
‘Until We Fall in Love’ (KBS2/ 1996)
‘Project’ (KBS/ 1996)
‘A Place in the Sun’ (KBS2/ 1995)
‘Scent of Love’ (SBS/ 1994)
‘General Hospital’ (MBC/ 1994)
‘Love is Blue’ (SBS/ 1994)
‘Our Paradise 2’ (MBC/ 1992)

TV Movies

‘Love Story: Host of Memory’ (SBS/ 2000)
‘MBC Best Theater – What You Cherish Can Never Be Forgotten’ (MBC/ 1998)


2020 (56th) BaekSang Arts Awards: Best Actress (“Birthday”) – June 5, 2020
2016 (52nd) BaekSang Arts Awards: Best Actress (“The Shameless”) – June 3, 2016
2011 (31st) Fantasporto International Film Festival: Best Actress (“The Housemaid”) – February 21 – March 6, 2011
2007 (27th) Critics Choice Awards: Best Actress (“Secret Sunshine”) – November, 2007
2007 (27th) KAFC Awards: Best Actress (“You Are My Sunshine”) – November, 2007
(60th) Cannes Film Festival: Best Actress (“Secret Sunshine”) – 2007
(23th) Blue Dragon Award: Most Popular Artist – 2002
(20th) Blue Dragon Award: Best Actress (“The Harmonium in My Memory”) – 2000
(37th) Dajeon Cinema Award: Best Actress (“The Harmonium in My Memory”) – 1999
(8th) Spring Film Festival: Best Actress (“Happy End”) – 1999
(20th) Film Critic Award: Best Actress (“Happy End”) – 1999
(18th) Blue Dragon Awards: Best Newcomer (“The Contact”) – 1998
(35th) Dajeon Cinema Award: Best Female Newcomer (“The Contact”) – 1997

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