Youn Yuh-jung

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Youn Yuh-jung
Born (1947-06-19) June 19, 1947 (age 74)
Other namesYoon Yeo-jeong
OccupationActress
Years active1966–present
AgentHook Entertainment
Spouse(s)
Jo Young-nam
(m. 1974; div. 1987)
Children2
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationYun Yeo-jeong
McCune–ReischauerYun Yǒ-chǒng

Youn Yuh-jung (Korean pronunciation: [jun jʌdʑʌŋ]; born June 19, 1947) is a South Korean actress. She has starred in many well-known South Korean television series and movies. She became well known internationally for her role as Soon-ja in Minari (2020). She won a Screen Actors Guild Award, BAFTA Award and an Academy Award.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Oscar-nominee Youn Yuh-jung reaches career peak at age of 73". The Korea Herald. March 15, 2021. Retrieved March 15, 2021.
  2. "'Minari' Star Yuh-Jung Youn Calls Brits 'Snobbish' in Tongue-in-Cheek BAFTA Speech". Variety. April 11, 2021. Retrieved April 11, 2021.
  3. "'Minari' Star Youn Yuh-jung Makes History at SAG Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. April 4, 2021. Retrieved April 4, 2021.