Jung Kyung Ho, 20 years of acting experience: “I’ll stop playing weak characters… I’m not particularly loving or sensitive in real life.”

Jung Kyung Ho, 20 years of acting experience: “I’ll stop playing weak characters… I’m not particularly loving or sensitive in real life.”

Jung Kyung Ho has honestly revealed his feelings about his image as “an actor who specializes in playing the weak and the sick.”

On March 2nd, Jung Kyung Ho had an interview with Wikitree at a coffee shop in Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, and shared various stories related to the tvN series Crash Course in Romance.

In 2004, Jung Kyung Ho made his debut in the mobile drama 5 Stars after passing the 20th KBS Talent Audition in 2003 by KBS2. , I Like You.” The actor then captivated female fans with his stunning performance on SBS’s Smile, You.

In 2017, Jung Kyung Ho portrayed Lee Joon Ho, a trusted friend and assistant to protagonist Kim Je Hyuk, in tvN’s Prison Playbook.

He then took on the lead role of Han Tae Joo in OCN’s 2018 drama Life on Mars, which was considered the standout work of his career and was acclaimed by audiences for his steady and profound acting. Jung Kyung Ho then collaborated with Park Sung Woong in several other works such as the drama When the Devil Calls Your Name (2019) and the film The Great Dancer (2022). He appeared in the famous series “Hospital Playlist 1&2” (2020-2021) as Doctor Kim Jun Wan. Continuing his popularity, the actor decided to play the role of math teacher Choi Chi Yeol in “Crash Course in Romance” and left a deep impression on viewers.

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Jung Kyung Ho, who is in his 20th year of acting career, shared: “I wondered when I could perform with older actress Jeon Do Yeon. Crash Course in Romance Director Yoo Je Won, Writer Yang Hee Seung, PD Shin Won Ho, Writer Lee Woo Jung, Jung Suk Hyung, Dae Myung Hyung, Yeon Seok, Lead Actors Jo Woo Jin, Ji Hwan Hyung and Gyu Hyung Hyung , who I’m working with in my upcoming job ‘Boss’, etc…meeting her was all a good opportunity.”. He added, “Having more opportunities to meet and work with great people is perhaps the driving force that has kept me working hard and consistently over the past 20 years. I am thankful for all of these relationships.”

Revealing his criteria when choosing an acting project, Jung Kyung Ho said: “It’s very important to know who I’m going to work with”add to “Until recently, I didn’t have a script to choose from. I felt like I was working with the same people for a couple of years. In the end, when a project is completed, the people who worked on it remain.

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In his previous works, Jung Kyung Ho always portrayed various melancholy characters, even earning the title of “actor specializing in portraying the weak and sick.” As he was once famous for such an image, the way he immersed himself and breathed life into Choi Chi Yeol, a math teacher who looks more loveable the more you see him.

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Jung Kyung Ho, who said he had a great desire for a new character, confessed: “Rather than having a specific genre or role that I want to pursue, like SF or different characters, I got comfortable with the process of expressing my characters through my work because I’ve been doing a lot of those types of work for a long time.” Time to move away from the title ‘actor specializing in the play of the weak and sick’.”add to “I have long used my acting to showcase my image transformations to the public. In order for the transformation to look smoother, I think the next work should also have some changes and differences.

When asked about his style in real life, he replied: “I’m not particularly clingy or sensitive and tend to keep my feelings to myself.”

Finally the actor said: “When I’m not acting and alone, I tend to exhibit MBTI traits of a self. I need to be alone to recharge my energy. I drink alone, read scripts alone, and make a list of movies I want to see alone. That’s how I get energy. It’s also the only way for me to rest.

Source: Wikitree