Bae Jong-Ok (Profile & Facts)

Bae Jong-Ok

Bae Jong-Ok is a South Korean actress who was born on May 13, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea. After being hired by KBS, she made her acting start on TV. Since then, she has worked in theater, movies, and TV.

At the same time that Bae was working as an actor, she finished her PhD at Korea University. Her thesis was about how production teams cause people to react on the internet.

Since 2003, she has been a visiting professor at Chung-Ang University, where she teaches Theater and Film Studies. Bae has been in a lot of movies and TV shows over the course of her work.

Among her well-known books are “The Last Blossom” (2011), “Jealousy Is My Middle Name” (2002), “The Chase” (2017), and “Innocence” (2020).

Bae Jong-Ok Profile


Birth NameBae Jong Ok (ŽįįžĘÖžė•)
Stage NameBae Jong-Ok
BirthdayMay 13th, 1964
Height166 cm  (5‚Ä≤ 5‚Ä≥)
Weight48 kg (105 lbs)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Blood TypeN/A

“Bae Jong-Ok” Drama & Movies:

Here is a list of Bae Jong-Ok’s most famous roles in movies and TV shows, along with the type of work, the year, the part, the character, and the name of the movie or TV show:

TypeYearRoleCharacterDrama/Movie Name
Drama2023Main RoleYoo Jung SookLonging for You
Drama2023Support RoleYe Young Sil [Member of Parliament]Death to Snow White
Drama2022Guest RoleChun Ho Ryung [Chairwoman] (Ep. 16)Again My Life
Drama2021Support RoleDeok Bong [Tail Island]Secret Royal Inspector & Joy
Drama2020Support RoleGrand Queen Dowager Sunwon [Cheoljong’s grandmother]Mr. Queen
Drama2019Main RoleHan Je KookGraceful Family
Drama2019Support RoleYoon Chan KyungDesignated Survivor: 60 Days
Drama2018Main RoleAhn Jang MiLive
Drama2017Main RoleHong Ji WonUnknown Woman
Drama2016Guest RoleJung Man Ok (Ep. 1-2)Monster
Drama2015Support RolePark Seon YoungBubblegum
Drama2015Main RolePark Hye RimSpy
Drama2014Support RoleChoi Go Soon [Jang Kook’s mother]Wild Chives and Soy Bean Soup: 12 Years Reunion
Drama2013Main RoleYoon Bok HeeWonderful Mama
Drama2013Support RoleWang Hye Ji [Secretary]That Winter, the Wind Blows
Drama2011Support RoleOh Jung HeeHooray for Love
Drama2010Main RoleJoon SunPure Pumpkin Flower
Drama2010Main RoleQueen Jung GyunKim Soo Ro
Drama2008Support RoleYoon Young [Actress]The World That They Live In

Can You Tell Me More About ‘Innocence’?

The South Korean crime drama movie “Innocence” was written and directed by Park Sang-hyun. Shin Hye-sun, Bae Jong-ok, and Heo Joon-ho are in the movie. It came out on June 10, 2020.

A lawyer named Ahn Jung-in (played by Shin Hye-sun) protects her mother when she is wrongly accused of killing someone at her husband’s funeral. The movie is based on a true story. In the movie, Bae Jong-ok plays Chae Hwa-ja.

Some reviewers gave “Innocence” good reviews and said that the cast did a great job. The film was made by IDIOPLAN and lasts on average 111 minutes. The movie made more than $6.9 million at the box office, but it cost about ‚ā©5 billion, which is about $4 million.

What Awards has Bae Jong-Ok Won?

Bae Jong-Ok has won several awards throughout her career. Here is a list of some of her notable awards and nominations:

  • 1987 KBS Drama Awards
  • 1991 29th Grand Bell Awards
  • 2005 30th Golden Chest International TV Festival
  • 2007 SBS Drama Awards
  • 2008 2nd Korea Drama Awards
  • 2021 57th Baeksang Arts Awards

Does She Have any Upcoming Projects?

Yes, Bae Jong-Ok will be in a new drama series in 2023. It’s called “Longing for You.” She’s going to be Yoo Jung Sook. I’m sorry, but I don’t know anything about any other projects that are coming up right now.