Choi Yoon-young
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Choi Yoon-young
Choi Yoon-young
Born (1986-09-25) September 25, 1986 (age 32)
EducationDankook University - Theater and Film (on leave)
Years active2009-present
AgentSTARDIUM Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationChoe Yun-yeong
McCune-ReischauerCh'oe Yuny?ng

Choi Yoon-young (born September 25, 1986) is a South Korean actress. She has notable roles in Seoyoung, My Daughter, Passionate Love, My Dear Cat and Designated Survivor: 60 Days among other works.


After passing the 21st KBS actors' auditions in 2008, Choi began playing supporting roles in television series, notably in Bread, Love and Dreams (2010) and Seoyoung, My Daughter (2012).[1][2] She then appeared twice on the big screen in 2012: in the short film "Endless Flight" in omnibus Horror Stories, and the table tennis sports film As One.[3]

In 2013, Choi played her first leading role in the four-episode romantic comedy series Like a Fairytale, followed by The Greatest Thing in the World (a Chuseok special on single mothers and adoptees[4]) and the melodrama Passionate Love.[5][6]

In recent years, Choi became known among Korean telenovela audiences, having acted as the protagonist in several titles of the genre such as Enemies From the Past, All is Well, My Dear Cat.

Choi made a comeback to weekly miniseries in 2019 with tvN's political thriller Designated Survivor: 60 Days, based on the American television series of the same title, in which she played the counterpart of Italia Ricci's role.[7]


Television series



Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2012 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actress My Daughter Seo-young Nominated
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress (TV) Nominated
13th Gwangju International Film Festival Drama Awards New Star Award Won
2014 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama My Dear Cat Won


  1. ^ Lee, In-kyung (28 December 2012). "My Daughter Seo Young to Start a New Phase In Its Plot". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Kim, Gwang-kuk. "Will Ko Hyun-jung Become the True Queen of the Classroom?". Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (30 May 2012). "Past Photos of Eunhyuk, JYJ Kim Junsu and Choi Yoon Young Revealed". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved .
  4. ^ Lee, Sun-min (13 August 2013). "Actors team up for new adoptee drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved .
  5. ^ An, So-hyoun (13 August 2013). "Sung Hoon, Nam Gung Min and Choi Yoon Young Cast for SBS Weekend Drama Passionate Love". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved .
  6. ^ Lee, Hye-ji (24 September 2013). "Actress Choi Yoon-young at SBS Drama Passionate Love Presser". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 4 February 2014. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "''? "...? ? ->, ''". Sports Chosun (in Korean). July 2, 2019.

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