Choi Yoon Young is a South Korean actress. She has notable roles in Seoyoung, My Daughter, Passionate Love, My Dear Cat, and Designated Survivor: 60 Days among other works.
After passing the 21st KBS actors’ auditions in 2008, Choi began playing supporting roles in television series, notably in Bread, Love and Dreams (2010) and Seoyoung, My Daughter (2012). She then appeared twice on the big screen in 2012: in the short film “Endless Flight” in omnibus Horror Stories, and the table tennis sports film As One.
In 2013, Choi played her first leading role in the four-episode romantic comedy series Like a Fairytale, followed by The Greatest Thing in the World (a Chuseok special on single mothers and adoptees) and the melodrama Passionate Love.
In recent years, Choi became known among Korean telenovela audiences, having acted as the protagonist in several titles of the genre such as Enemies From the Past, All is Well, My Dear Cat.
Choi made a comeback to weekly miniseries in 2019 with tvN’s political thriller Designated Survivor: 60 Days, based on the American television series of the same title, in which she played the counterpart of Italia Ricci’s role.