Jang Young Nam is one of the most talked-about actresses this week after her 𝒃𝒊𝒈 𝒓𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒂𝒍 in “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay.” Here are some trivia facts about the actress.
1.) She portrayed Choi Sung Eun, one of Kim Bok Joo’s (portrayed by Lee Sung Kyung) weightlifting coach in “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo.”
2.) She was one of the pivotal characters in Kim Soo Hyun’s hit drama “Moon Embracing The Sun.” The two didn’t work together directly, as Jang Young Nam played a character that was introduced before Kim Soo Hyun’s (who portrayed the adult King Lee Hwon) appearance. She portrayed Ari, a shaman who was executed before King Lee Hwon’s adulthood.
3.) She received the “Best Supporting Actress” award from the 50th Daejong Film Awards for her portrayal in Song Joong Ki and Park Bo Young’s “A Werewolf Boy.”
4.) She worked with “Crash Landing On You” stars Hyunbin and Son Ye Jin in the movie “The Negotiation.”
5.) The actress was also in the dramas “Pinocchio,” “My Sassy Girl,” “The Crowned Clown,” “Find Me in Your Memory,” “Hundred Million Stars From the Sky,” and “My Country: The New Age,” among many others.
6.) Jang Young Nam’s first on-screen lead role was in the film “Azooma, which is about a mother seeking revenge for her 12-year-old daughter. The film premiered at the 2012 Busan International Film Festival.
7.) She was born on November 25, 1973. She is currently 47 years old.
8.) Jang Young Nam studied at the Seoul Institute of the Arts, and was a theater actress before starring in various supporting roles for TV and film.
9.) She portrayed Juliet in the 1995 theatrical play of “Romeo and Juliet.” She reprised the role in 2001 and 2002.
10.) She is said to be married to a theater and film university professor who is seven years younger than her.
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