All You Need to Know About Senior Actress, Jeon Hye-jin (1976) (Profile, Husband, Marriage, ETC)


Get to Know the Charismatic Actress, Jeon Hye-in!

The actress, who always amazes people with her incredible acting, always makes people believe the characters she plays. Many of us are curious about her life and what films and dramas she has played in. Let’s meet actress Jeon Hye-jin!

Jeon Hye-jin’s Profile



  • Name: Jeon Hye-Jin (전혜진)
  • Birth date: January 1, 1976
  • Birthplace: South Korea
  • Height: 171 cm.
  • Star sign: Capricorn
  • Family: Lee Sun-Kyun (husband), 2 sons
  • Talent agency: Hodu&U Entertainment

Jeon Hye-jin’s Facts

  • Jeon Hye-jin married her boyfriend of seven years, actor Lee Sun-kyun, on May 23, 2009, in the AW Convention Center Grand Ballroom, Buam-dong, Seoul. The couple has two children – an older son born on November 25, 2009, and a younger son, born on August 9, 2011.
  • Jeon Hye-jin debuted in 1998 as an actress in the movie Killing Story.

Jeon Hye-jin’s Filmography



Year Title Role
1998 A Killing Story
2000 Lies
Happy Funeral Director
2002 Jungle Juice Meg
2005 Hello Brother
All for Love
2006 If You Were Me 3
A Cruel Attendance Dong-hee
2007 Voice of a Murderer Lee Ae-sook
2008 Antique Boxer’s girlfriend
2009 The Naked Kitchen Kim Seon-woo
A Little Pond Jiang’s mother
2013 The Terror Live Park Jeong-min
2014 Obsessed Choi’s wife
2015 Chronicle of a Blood Merchant Ms. Song
The Throne Lee Young-bin
2016 Sori: Voice From The Heart Hyun-sook
2017 The Merciless Chun In-sook
A Taxi Driver Sang-goo’s mother
The Poet and the Boy Mrs. Hyeon
RV: Resurrected Victims Lee Soo-hyun
2018 Bbaengban Woo Sun-young
2019 Beast


Television series

Year Title Role Network
2002 Ruler of Your Own World Song Hyun-ji MBC
2004 I’m Sorry, I Love You Yoon Seo-kyung KBS2
2007 Romance Hunter Ahn Ham-hee tvN
2018 Misty Seo Eun-joo JTBC
2019 Search: WWW Song Ga-kyeong tvN

Jeon Hye-jin in ‘The Throne’


The Throne is a 2015 South Korean historical period film directed by Lee Joon-ik, and starring Song Kang-ho and Yoo Ah-in. Set during the reign of King Yeongjo, the film is about the life of Crown Prince Sado, the heir to the throne who was deemed unfit to rule and, at age 27, was condemned to death by his own father by being locked in a rice chest for eight days.


  • Song Kang-ho as King Yeongjo
  • Yoo Ah-in as Crown Prince Sado
  • Moon Geun-young as Lady Hyegyeong
  • Kim Hae-sook as Queen Inwon
  • Park Won-sang as Hong Bong-han
  • Jeon Hye-jin as Consort Yeong
  • Park So-dam as Lady Moon
  • Jin Ji-hee as Princess Hwawan
  • Seo Ye-ji as Queen Jeongsun
  • Lee Dae-yeon as Kim Sang-ro
  • Kang Seong-hae as Kim Han-gu
  • Choi Deok-moon as Hong In-han
  • Jung Suk-yong as Eunuch Hong
  • Choi Min-cheol as Chae Je-gong
  • Park Myeong-shin as Queen Jeongseong
  • Son Deok-gi as Hong Nak-in
  • So Ji-sub as King Jeongjo (cameo)

In this movie, Jeon Hye-jin is Lady Yi, courtesan to King Yeonjo and the birth mother of Crown Prince Sado. Jeon Hye-jin leads a lonely, pitiful life, not unlike that of a wife who’s ignored by her husband. Jeon Hye-jin portrayed a mother whose maternal love for Sado endures pressure and pain very realistically.

Thanks to her amazing acting, Jeon Hye-jin won as Best Supporting Actress at the 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2015 and 7th Korean Film Reporters Association Awards (KOFRA) in 2016.

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