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Jewel in the Palace

Jewel in the Palace

Sep 15, 2003 1h 20m KR
8.5
133 votes
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Synopsis

Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of Korean cooking and medicine in order to cure the King of his various ailments. It is based on the true story of Jang-geum, the first female royal physician of the Joseon Dynasty. The main themes are her perseverance and the portrayal of traditional Korean culture, including Korean royal court cuisine and traditional medicine.

Title Jewel in the Palace
First Air Date Sep 15, 2003
Last Air Date Mar 23, 2004
Episodes 54
Seasons 1
Companies
Keywords cook, medicine, food, physician, joseon dynasty
Lee Young-ae

Lee Young-ae

Seo Jang-geum
Ji Jin-hee

Ji Jin-hee

Min Jeong-ho
Im Ho

Im Ho

King Jungjong
Lee Se-eun

Lee Se-eun

Park Yeol-yi
Geum Bo-ra

Geum Bo-ra

Na Joo-daek
Jung Eun Jo

Jung Eun Jo

Young Jang-geum Seo
Jo Kyeong Hwan

Jo Kyeong Hwan

Prime Minister, Gyeom-Ho Oh
Lee Se-yeong

Lee Se-yeong

Young Geum-yeong Choi
Park Chan-hwan

Park Chan-hwan

Cheon-Soo Seo, Jang-Geum's Father
Uhm Yoo-Shin

Uhm Yoo-Shin

Ja Sun Dowager Queen
Kim So yi

Kim So yi

Min Gwi-yeol
Yang Mi-kyung

Yang Mi-kyung

Han Baek-young
Park Eun-hye

Park Eun-hye

Lee Yeon-saeng
Hong Ri-na

Hong Ri-na

Choi Geum-young
Kyeon Mi-ri

Kyeon Mi-ri

Choi Seong-geum
Kim Hye-sun

Kim Hye-sun

Park Myung-yi, Jang-Geum's Mother
Im Hyun-sik

Im Hyun-sik

Kang Duk-gu
Yeo Un-gye

Yeo Un-gye

Jung Mal-geum
Kim Yeo-jin

Kim Yeo-jin

Woman Dr. Jang-Deok
Do-hee Lee

Do-hee Lee

Pan-Sul Choi
Lee Ip-sae

Lee Ip-sae

Yoon Young-roh
Im Hyun-sik

Im Hyun-sik

Deok-Gu Kang
Maeng Sang-hun

Maeng Sang-hun

Dr. Woon-Baek Jeong
Park Jeong-Su

Park Jeong-Su

Queen Munjeong
Joo Da-young

Joo Da-young

Young Chang-yi