Kang Boo-ja (born February 8, 1941) is a South Korean actress. Kang was studying Korean Language and Literature at Chungnam National University when she dropped out to pursue acting. She made her acting debut in 1962 and has been active on Korean stage, television, and film for more than five decades.
Kang took a non-degree National Policy Course at Seoul National University’s Graduate School of Public Administration, and entered politics in 1992. She was elected as a lawmaker in the 14th National Assembly.