The best sud korean actors

by kaness | created - 06 Dec 2015 | updated - 28 Dec 2015 | Public

1. Byung-Hun Lee

Actor | Dalkomhan insaeng

Byung-hun Lee was born in 1970 in Seoul, South Korea, and grew up in a wealthy family, thanks to his father, who was a successful businessman. He never dreamed of pursuing acting until a friend of his mother's suggested it. He auditioned for the KBS television network in 1991 and was accepted. His ...

2. Min-sik Choi

Actor | Oldeuboi

Choi Min-shik first made a name for himself in theater before breaking into the film world with a role in Park Chong-won's acclaimed film 'Our Twisted Hero' (1992). In the mid-nineties he continued to act in theater productions as well as in several TV dramas, including Moon Over Seoul with Han ...

4. Byung-Ok Kim

Actor | Nae Dwie Teriuseu

Byung-Ok Kim is an actor, known for Terius Behind Me (2018), King's Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang (2013) and Modern Farmer (2014).

5. Dal-su Oh

Actor | Oldeuboi

Dal-su Oh was born on June 15, 1968 in Taegu, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Oldboy (2003), The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) and Assassination (2015).

6. Seung-ryong Ryu

Actor | 7-beon-bang-ui seon-mul

Born in Seo-choen, a small village, in South Korea in 1970, Seung-Ryong Ryu discovered his love for acting when he saw a play at the age of 15. Then, he went on to study theater at Seoul Institute of the Arts. For over a decade after graduating from the college, he was just an obscure actor mostly ...

7. Jin-Woong Cho

Actor | Ah-ga-ssi

Jin-Woong Cho was born on March 3, 1976 in Busan, South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Handmaiden (2016), A Hard Day (2014) and Assassination (2015).

8. Kang-ho Song

Actor | Salinui chueok

Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ...

9. Do-won Kwak

Actor | Gok-seong

Do-won Kwak is an actor, known for The Wailing (2016), The Attorney (2013) and The Man from Nowhere (2010).

10. Jung-jae Lee

Actor | Gwansang

Apart from being a top star in film and TV, Jung-Jae Lee also works as a highly successful fashion model. One year after his debut on television in 1993, Lee was cast in his first film, a feature by Bae Chang-ho. His breakthrough came in late 1998 in the award-winning film An Affair by E-J Yong. ...

11. Jung-suk Jo

Actor | Geon-chook-hak-gae-ron

Jung-suk Jo is an actor, known for Architecture 101 (2012), My Annoying Brother (2016) and The Face Reader (2013). He has been married to Gummy since October 8, 2018.

12. Woo-sung Jung

Actor | Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom

Born as the youngest of three in Seoul, South Korea. He made his debut with a TV commercial in 1994 and applied for an open audition for a leading role in The Fox with Nine Tails (1994) opposite 'So-Young Ko'. This role launched his career as one of the most promising actors in Korea. He dropped ...

13. Je-mun Yun

Actor | Okja

Je-mun Yun is an actor, known for Okja (2017), The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) and The Host (2006).

14. Dong-seok Ma

Actor | Busanhaeng

Dong-seok Ma was born on March 1, 1971 in South Korea as Dong-seok Lee. He is an actor, known for Train to Busan (2016), The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) and The Outlaws (2017).

15. Young-chang Song

Actor | Ajeossi

Young-chang Song was born on April 2, 1958 in Gyeongsangnam-do, Chinhae, South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Man from Nowhere (2010), The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) and Thirst (2009).

16. Ha-kyun Shin

Actor | Jigureul jikyeora!

Ha-kyun Shin was born on May 30, 1974 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Save the Green Planet! (2003), Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) and Thirst (2009).

17. Jae-yeong Jeong

Actor | Kimssi pyoryugi

Jae-yeong Jeong was born on November 21, 1971 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for Castaway on the Moon (2009), Right Now, Wrong Then (2015) and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002).

18. Kyung-gu Sol

Actor | Oasiseu

Kyung-gu Sol was born on May 1, 1968 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for Oasis (2002), Memoir of a Murderer (2017) and No Mercy (2010).

20. Jung-min Hwang

Actor | Gok-seong

Jung-min Hwang was born on September 1, 1970 in Masan, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Wailing (2016), A Bittersweet Life (2005) and New World (2013).

21. Sung-woong Park

Actor | Sinsegye

Sung-woong Park was born on January 9, 1973 in Chungju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. He is an actor, known for New World (2013), The Gifted Hands (2013) and White Night (2009).

22. Won Bin

Actor | Ajeossi

Won Bin was born on November 10, 1977 in Jeongseon, Korea as Do-Jin Kim. He is an actor, known for The Man from Nowhere (2010), Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004) and Mother (2009). He has been married to Na-Young Lee since May 30, 2015.

23. Jung-woo Ha

Actor | Shi gan

Jung-woo Ha is a South Korean actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer. His breakthrough to stardom came with the role in Na Hong-jin's serial killer film The Chaser (2008).

Born as Kim Sung-hoon, Ha Jung-woo came from an acting family. His father Kim Yong-gun is a well-known veteran ...

24. Suk-kyu Han

Actor | Tree with Deep Roots

Suk-kyu Han was born on November 3, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Tree with Deep Roots (2011), Green Fish (1997) and Christmas in August (1998). He has been married to Myung Joo Im since 1998. They have four children.



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