Jung made his debut in 1988 with the play Confrontation, and has been active in various fields such as plays, films, and TV dramas. Starring in four 10 million films, including The King and the Clown (2005), Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013), Ode to My Father (2014), and A Taxi Driver (2017), he has been loved by audiences. He also played confidently in many films ranging from writer-oriented films such as Grass and Ode to the Goose to films with social messages such as The Case of Itaewon Homicide and Another Family. Me and Me is his directorial debut film.