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Jo Jung Suk - Actor & Musical Actor

Updated on October 13, 2014
Jo Jung Suk
Jo Jung Suk

Musical/Theater Actor and Rising Star / Actor

Jo Jung Suk / Jo Jeong Seok is a very talented musical actor in Korea. He debuted in 2004 and many theater musical theatre lovers know him as a very versatile musical actor who doesn't hesitate to portray adverse kind of characters. He branched out to tv screen last year.

He stared in his first drama, What's Up in 2011 where he portrayed a shy, awkward & introvert musical student Kim Byung Gun, musically talented young man who doesn't have enough confidence to sing in public.

He gave viewers more reason to love him through his powerful portrayal of Nabtteuggi in movie Introduction to Architecture.

But his stellar performance as idealist Eun Shi Kyung in the latest black comedy melodrama The King 2Hearts has propelled him as one of the most rising actor in 2012. He currently receives plenty of love calls and viewers hope that he will get his very first lead role soon.

He is also receiving many CF (advertisement) offers such as U LTE mobile phone and Hyundai BlueLink.

Jo Jung Suk made his small screen comeback through KBS Weekend Drama The Best Lee Soon Shin, premiered in March 2013.

He's currently promoting his latest movie with actress Shin Min Ah My Love My Bride. A movie about a newly married couple.

Image Credit: jojeol

Jo Jung Suk Biography

Name: Jo Jeong Seok / Jo Jung Suk / Cho Jung Seok

Debut Year: 2004

Date of Birth: December 26, 1980

Height / Weight: 175 cm / 64 kg

Education: Seoul Institute of the Arts - majoring Theatre

Agency: Dream Star Entertainment

Official Twitter: jojeol

Daum Cafe: Actor Cho Jung Seok

Jo Jung Suk 2011 Profile Photo Shoot

Check out his photos at his official website. This young man is not only musically talented, he is also photogenic! His 8 years musical experience exposed and shaped him to portray so many different expressions.

Jo Jung Suk Musical / Theatergraphy

- 2004: The Nutcracker

- 2004 / 2005: Grease

- 2005: Nunsense A-Men

- 2006: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, You're a Good Man; Charlie Brown, All Shook Up, Le Passe-Muraille

- 2007: First Love

- 2008: Fever Night, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Janggeum the Great, Evil Dead, Organ in My Heart

- 2009: The Island, Spring Awakening

- 2010: True West

- 2011: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Jo Jung Suk Musical Theatre Performance Cuts

Debuted at young age of 24 years old in a ballet musical theater The Nutcracker, Jo Jung Suk's musical talents shone through in many of his musical performances.

I'm pleasantly surprised when I saw Hedwig cuts as Jo Jung Suk was portraying a female character! With long wig and powerful singing voice, what a versatile amazing musical actor!

Jo Jung Suk Filmography


- 2011: What's Up

- 2012: The King 2Hearts


- 2012: Introduction to Architecture & Steel Dae-Oh Saving the Country

- 2013: The Face Reader

- 2014: Fatal Encounter & My Love, My Bride

Jo Jung Suk Cuts from What's Up & The King 2Hearts drama

Jo Jung Suk's 180deg transformation from goofy & awkward Kim Byung Gun in What's Up to earnest adorable cute personal guard Eun Shi Kyung in The King 2Hearts has won me over. His ability to adapt to these two very different characters and made each character his own; made the viewers and me personally to root for his character. He's truly the scene stealer.

In the King 2Hearts, his brilliant chemistry with fellow actress Lee Yoon Ji has took their loveline to the moon. Even though they're the STP (Secondary True Pairing), but it's one of the most memorable STP pairing in the K-drama history.

Jo Jung Suk MBC Rising Star Section TV Inteview

Jo Jung Suk's latest interview (conducted last April). It's in Korean and he basically talked about his personal opinions about playing 2 different characters in Introduction to Architecture & The King 2Hearts. A witty young man, he also shared his hardship playing as King Lee Jae Ha's personal guard.

Jo Jung Suk, Shin Min Ah and the other casts - My Love My Bride Press Conference


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    anonymous 5 years ago

    I'm looking forward for your next piece, JJS. Shi Kyung will always be in my heart

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    pawpaw911 5 years ago

    Thanks for teaching me about Jo Jung Suk. I had not heard of him.