Jung Jin-young is an experienced actor in South Korea who is best remembered for starring in the successful drama King and The Clown. He began to gain much attention after featuring the comedy Once Upon a Time in a Battlefield in 2003. Throughout his acting career, he has got some certain achievement. Most noticeably, he won a and Grand Bell Awards for Best Supporting Actor (1999) and a Golden Cinematography Award for Best Actor (2011).
Jung Jin-young graduated from Seoul National University – with a degree of Korean Language and Literature. In 1992, he first began his acting career by starring in Opening the Closed School Gates. Two years later, he continued appeared in a short film but did not gain much attention. In 1997, he featured in Green Fish and took the role as an assistant director.
Jung Jin-youngis very secretive about his personal life. He only revealed to the press that he had got married to a woman and together they had a son.