August 22, 1991
|Other names||Cho Bo-ah|
|Education||Sungkyunkwan University – Performing Arts|
|Revised Romanization||Jo Bo-a|
|Revised Romanization||Jo Bo-yun|
Jo Bo-ah (born Jo Bo-yoon on August 22, 1991) is a South Korean actress.
Jo made her acting debut in 2011 with a small role in the daily sitcom I Live in Cheongdam-dong on cable channel jTBC. This was followed by a hosting gig on the audition program Made in U (also on jTBC), and an appearance in the Korean-Japanese co-production Koisuru Maison ~Rainbow Rose~.
In 2012, Jo landed her first major role as a former rich girl who falls for a rocker in tvN's coming-of-age series Shut Up Flower Boy Band. Later that year, she appeared in her first network TV series with a supporting role in the MBC period drama Horse Doctor.
Jo was cast in her first film in 2014, as a troubled, seductive teenager who becomes obsessed with her gym teacher in the erotic thriller Innocent Thing. Back on cable television, she played the leading role in romantic comedy series The Idle Mermaid, a modern retelling of The Little Mermaid set amidst the competitive Korean workplace.
Jo tried a new genre in 2015 with the OCN police procedural The Missing, where she played a detective on the missing persons task force. She then joined the ensemble cast of the KBS weekend family drama All About My Mom, and starred in web series Love Cells 2, adapted from the webtoon of the same title.
In 2016, Jo starred in revenge melodrama Monster and romantic comedy series Sweet Stranger and Me. In 2017, she starred in romance melodrama Temperature of Love, and the two-episode drama special Let's Meet, Joo-oh.
In 2018, Jo starred in Goodbye to Goodbye, based on a webtoon about the stories of two women. She played a university student who faces challenges as a single mother. The same year, she starred in the romantic comedy drama My Strange Hero.
In 2019, Jo was cast in the romance drama Secret as a doctor.
|2014||Innocent Thing||Ha Young-eun|
|2011||I Live in Cheongdam-dong||Bo-ah (ep. 10, 14-15)||JTBC|
|2012||Shut Up Flower Boy Band||Im Soo-ah||tvN|
|Koisuru Maison Rainbow Rose||Bo-ah||Tokyo TV|
|Horse Doctor||Seo Eun-seo||MBC|
|2014||The Idle Mermaid||Kim Ha-ni / Aileen||tvN|
|2015||The Missing||Jin Seo-joon||OCN|
|All About My Mom||Jang Chae-ri||KBS2|
|Love Cells 2||Ye-bom||Naver TV Cast|
|Sweet Stranger and Me||Do Yeo-joo||KBS2|
|2017||Temperature of Love||Ji Hong-ah||SBS|
|Drama Special: Let Us Meet||Lee Soo-ji||KBS2|
|2018||Goodbye to Goodbye||Jung-hyo||MBC|
|My Strange Hero||Son Soo-jung||SBS|
|2017||Law of the Jungle in Sumatra||SBS||Cast member (ep. 261–264)|||
|Battle Trip||KBS2||Contestant with Kim So-eun (ep. 58–61)|||
|2018–2019||Baek Jong-won's Alley Restaurant||SBS||Co-host with Baek Jong-won and Gim Seong-ju (ep. 11–present)|||
|2011–2012||Made in U||JTBC||Host|
|2015||28th Grimae Awards||Best New Actress||All About My Mom||Won|||
|29th KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actress||Nominated|
|Popularity Award, Actress||Won|||
|2016||36th MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Project Drama||Monster||Nominated|
|Best New Actress||Won|||
|30th KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Sweet Stranger and Me||Nominated|
|2017||11th SBS Entertainment Awards||Best Challenge Award||Law of the Jungle||Won|||
|25th SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Monday-Tuesday Drama||Temperature of Love||Nominated|
|Best New Actress||Nominated|
|31st KBS Drama Awards||Best Actress in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama||Let Us Meet, Joo Oh||Nominated|
|2018||6th APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||Goodbye to Goodbye||Won|||
|2nd The Seoul Awards||Best New Actress (Drama)||Won|||
|MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend Drama||Won|||
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