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7 Things About Korean Actress Jung Yu-Mi, Star Of Upcoming K-Drama "The School Nurse Files"

There's so much more to this versatile actress than meets the eye

The School Nurse Files' Jung Yu-mi is an indie film darling, a style chameleon, and a dedicated actress!


It's always a pleasure to get to know an actress of her kind. She founded her career on short films, art house productions, experimental projects, and festivals. Jung Yu-mi is, no doubt, a force to be reckoned with in creative circles.  


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The 37-year-old actress puts love for the art of screen acting above all else, and fame and commercial popularity come second and third.


She currently stars in the South Korean "home vacation" variety show Summer Vacation alongside Choi Woo-shik. And we'll see her later this month in Netflix's The School Nurse Files, wherein her character is a nurse who has the supernatural ability to see monsters (ectoplasm) as jelly figures; here, she stars alongside Nam Joo-hyuk


But there's truly so much more to her and her filmography than just K-Dramas. Unbound by genres and powered by versatility, Jung Yu-mi has impressed fans and critics alike with her body of work; she's earned nominations and awards for projects ranging from superhero and zombie flicks, to rom-com, melodrama, and even feminist-focused pieces. She's a favorite on-screen partner of Gong Yoo, too; they've starred together in films Silenced, Train to Busan and Kim Ji-young: Born 1982. The two were also reported to join the star-studded cast of the 2021 film Wonderland.


We put together a gallery below for new and old fans to appreciate everything Jung Yu-mi: 


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The School Nurse Files will be available for streaming on Netflix this coming September 25.


Lead photos from @_jungyumi @management_soop