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Choi Myung-gil (born November 11, 1962) is a South Korean actress. Choi received several Best Actress awards for her portrayal of a proprietress who rents out her comic book shop as an overnight shelter in the 1994 film Rosy Life (also known as La Vie en Rose).[1] She has also starred in numerous television dramas, notably Marriage (1993), Tears of the Dragon (1996), Empress Myeongseong (2001), and Again, My Love (2009).[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Choi is married to politician and lawmaker Kim Han-gil; Kim is chairman of the Democratic Party and co-chairman of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy.[8][9][10][11] The couple have two sons.[12]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role
1983 A Story About Lovers
1986 Milky Way in Blue Sky
With Her Eyes and Body Yang Jin-hee
Night Fairy
1987 Pillar of Mist "I"
1989 Honeymoon
1990 The Lovers of Woomook-baemi Min Gong-rye
1994 Rosy Life Madam
2011 Sunny Past photo (cameo)

Television series

Year Title Role Network
1981 Angry Eyes MBC
1982 Friend, Friend
Linger
1983 500 Years of Joseon:
The King of Chudong Palace
Daughter of Goryeo royalty
Sunflower in Winter
1984 MBC Bestseller Theater
"Looking for a Woman"
Mi-yeon
500 Years of Joseon:
The Ume Tree in the Midst of the Snow
Queen Jeonghyeon
1985 The Season of Men Park Mi-ran
500 Years of Joseon: The Wind Orchid Queen Jeonghyeon
1986 Drama Game KBS2
1987 The Face of a City Lee Jung-hwa MBC
1988 Three Women Lee Min-ja
500 Years of Joseon:
Memoirs of Lady Hyegyeong
Lady Hyegyeong
1990 That Woman Han Jae-sook
1991 Another's Happiness Cha Moon-young
Windmills of Love SBS
1992 The Chemistry Is Right Seo Hyun-ja
Reunion Ji-hye
1993 Marriage Na Ji-young
Theme Series "Father"
Friday's Woman
"Woman on the Edge of the Cliff"
KBS2
1994 There Is No Love Han So-jin SBS
1996 TV Literature
"Lost in the Supermarket"
Kim Sun-young KBS1
Tears of the Dragon Queen Wongyeong
2000 Foolish Princes Kim Young-sook MBC
Gibbs' Family
2001 Empress Myeongseong Empress Myeongseong
(episodes 82-124)
KBS2
2003 South of the Sun Jung Yeon-hee SBS
2005 Woman Above Flowers Kim Jung-ah
2007 By My Side Jang Seon-hee MBC
2008 The Great King, Sejong Queen Wongyeong KBS2
2009 Again, My Love Han Myung-in
Invincible Lee Pyung Kang[13] Je Hwang-hu ("Queen Je-mun")
2010 The King of Legend Haebi Haesosul,
King Biryu's first queen consort
KBS1
Stormy Lovers Seo Yoon-hee MBC
2011 Miss Ripley[14] Lee Hwa
Glory Jane[15] Park Gun-ja KBS2
2013 Pots of Gold Yoon Shim-deok MBC
Marry Him If You Dare[16] Na Mi-rae's future self KBS2
2014 Punch Yoon Ji-sook SBS
2015 House of Bluebird Han Sun-hee KBS2
2016 You Are a Gift Eun Young-ae SBS
Entourage Kang Ok-ja tvN
2018 Mysterious Personal Shopper Geum Young-sook KBS2

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1985 21st Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress (TV) Looking for a Woman Won
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress The Ume Tree in the Midst of the Snow Won
1986 25th Grand Bell Awards Best Actress Pillar of Mist Won
1990 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress That Woman Won
28th Grand Bell Awards Best Actress The Lovers of Woomook-baemi Nominated
11th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actress Nominated
1994 16th Three Continents Festival[17][18] Best Actress Rosy Life Won
15th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actress Won
5th Chunsa Film Art Awards Special Jury Prize Won
SBS Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Marriage Won
1995 Korea Broadcasting Awards Excellence Award, Actress Won
31st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress Rosy Life Won
15th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best Actress Won
33rd Grand Bell Awards Best Actress Nominated
1997 10th Grimae Awards Best Actress Tears of the Dragon Won
KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Won
2002 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Empress Myeongseong Won
2003 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress South of the Sun Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Won
Top 10 Stars Won
2007 MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Actress in a Serial Drama By My Side Won
2008 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress King Sejong the Great Nominated
2009 KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Again, My Love,
Invincible Lee Pyung Kang
Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama Again, My Love Nominated
2013 MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Actress Pots of Gold Nominated
2015 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special Punch Won

References

  1. ^ Eisner, Ken (11 December 1994). "Review: La Vie En Rose". Variety. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  2. ^ Kim, Beom-seok (18 April 2005). "SBS '꽃보다 여자'로 드라마 복귀하는 최명길". The Dong-a Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  3. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (1 January 2008). "Epic Dramas Continues to Boom This Year". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  4. ^ Han, Sang-hee (3 February 2009). "Veteran Actors Team Up for Small Screen". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  5. ^ Oh, Jean (4 February 2009). "KBS drama up against MBC's comic-book hero". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  6. ^ Lim, Hye-seon (15 April 2009). '최명길 열풍', 직접 듣는 중년인기 이유는(인터뷰). 10Asia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  7. ^ "Fashion Brands Put Their Money on Middle-Aged Women". The Chosun Ilbo. 19 February 2010. Retrieved 2014-10-27. 
  8. ^ Kim, Jung-yoon (30 May 2012). "Actress wife helps Kim's primary winning streak". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  9. ^ "Celebrities Pitch in to Back Candidates in General Election". The Chosun Ilbo. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  10. ^ Cho, Chung-un (5 May 2013). "Newsmaker: Party maverick takes helm of opposition". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  11. ^ Ko, Dong-hwan (3 June 2014). "Celebrities active in local election campaigns". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  12. ^ Kim, Do-hoo (26 August 2008). 스스로 행복을 만드는 여자 최명길. Interview 365 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  13. ^ "Press conference for KBS TV series Invincible Lee Pyung Kang". 10Asia. 6 November 2009. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  14. ^ Kim, Sun-young (21 July 2011). "Review: MBC TV series Miss Ripley - Final Episode". 10Asia. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  15. ^ "Man of Honor holds script rehearsal". Dramabeans. 22 September 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-27. 
  16. ^ "Choi Myung-gil, A Veteran Actress' Transformation? Guilty As Charged!". KBS Global. 14 October 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  17. ^ "Palmares 1994". Three Continents Festival (in French). Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  18. ^ "Nantes Fest Names Korean Best Actress". KBS World. 28 November 2007. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 

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