Wonderful Korean Actors and Actresses

by kino-mann | created - 23 Mar 2014 | updated - 23 Mar 2014 | Public

by this list I'd like to express my admiration

1. 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 ...

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 ...

3. 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).

4. 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).

5. 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 ...

6. Hae-il Park

Actor | Gwoemul

Hae-il Park was born on January 26, 1977 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Host (2006), Memories of Murder (2003) and War of the Arrows (2011).

7. Sae-ron Kim

Actress | Ajeossi

Sae-ron Kim is an actress, known for The Man from Nowhere (2010), A Girl at My Door (2014) and A Brand New Life (2009).

8. Sang-kyung Kim

Actor | Salinui chueok

Sang-kyung Kim was born on June 1, 1972 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for Memories of Murder (2003), Jang Yeong-Sil (2016) and Dae Wang Sejong (2008).

9. 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).

10. Jae-ho Song

Actor | Salinui chueok

Jae-ho Song was born on March 10, 1937 in Pyeongyang, Korea. He is an actor, known for Memories of Murder (2003), Too Beautiful to Lie (2004) and The Warrior (2001).

11. 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).

12. Hee-Bong Byun

Actor | Gwoemul

Hee-Bong Byun was born on June 8, 1942 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Host (2006), Okja (2017) and Memories of Murder (2003).

13. 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).

14. Jin-mo Joo

Actor | Dodookdeul

Jin-mo Joo was born on February 26, 1958 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Thieves (2012), New World (2013) and Pandora (2016).

15. Sung-min Lee

Actor | Gongjak

Sung-min Lee is an actor, known for The Spy Gone North (2018), Misaeng (2014) and The Good the Bad the Weird (2008).

16. Ji-won Ha

Actress | Hwang Jin Yi

South Korean fresh face Ha Ji-won is a very talented actress. She first came to theater in 2000 and won an award for best new actress. Her big break was "Sex is zero" and "True or Dare". In 2003, she was cast as Chae-oak in the famous Korean TV drama "Damo" and was stated as South Korean's most ...

17. Doona Bae

Actress | Cloud Atlas

Doona Bae was born in Seoul, South Korea. Her mother, Hwa-Young Kim, is a stage actress. Bae started out as a model. She soon moved to T.V. and movies, and it proved the right move. Her first movie was Ring (1999). Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000) (aka "Barking Dogs Never Bite") and Take Care of My ...

18. Ye-ri Han

Actress | Ko-ri-a

Ye-ri Han is known for her work on As One (2012), Sea Fog (2014) and A Quiet Dream (2016).

19. Eung-soo Kim

Actor | Yeui-eomneun geotdeul

Eung-soo Kim was born on February 12, 1961 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for No Mercy for the Rude (2006), Once Upon a Time in Corea (2008) and Bloody Reunion (2006).

20. Cheol-min Park

Actor | Hwa-ryeo-han-hyoo-ga

Cheol-min Park was born on January 18, 1967 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for May 18 (2007), Sector 7 (2011) and Always (2011).

21. 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 ...

22. Yoon-Seok Kim

Actor | Chugyeogja

Yoon-Seok Kim was born on January 21, 1968 in Danyang County, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. He is an actor and director, known for The Chaser (2008), 1987: When the Day Comes (2017) and Punch (2011). He has been married to Joo-Ran Bang since 2002. They have two children.

23. Ha-Neul Kang

Actor | Seumool

Ha-Neul Kang was born on February 21, 1990 in Busan, South Korea as Ha-Neul Kim. He is an actor, known for Twenty (2015), Dongju (2016) and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016).

24. Seung-ho Yoo

Actor | Jibeuro

Yoo was born in Incheon and raised there by his family and the younger of two siblings. He made his entertainment debut in a cellphone commercial in 1999 after his mother sent in a photo of her son to an ad agency.

In 2000, Yoo began his career as a child actor, first appearing in television dramas....

25. Kyeong-yeong Lee

Actor | Nae-bu-ja-deul

Kyeong-yeong Lee was born on December 12, 1960 in Chungju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. He is an actor and director, known for Inside Men (2015), Pirates (2014) and Minority Opinion (2015).

26. 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. ...

27. Il-hwa Choi

Actor | Uahan segye

Il-hwa Choi was born on May 9, 1959 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Show Must Go On (2007), City Hunter (2011) and The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (2007).

28. Goo Shin

Actor | 2009 loseuteu maemorijeu

Goo Shin is an actor, known for 2009: Lost Memories (2002), A Bold Family (2005) and Sorry, I Love You (2004).

29. 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.

30. Goo Jin

Actor | Madeo

Goo Jin was born on July 20, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Mother (2009), A Bittersweet Life (2005) and A Dirty Carnival (2006).

32. 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).

33. Byung-ho Son

Actor | Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom

Byung-ho Son was born on August 25, 1962 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Good the Bad the Weird (2008), Tube (2003) and The President's Barber (2004).

34. Seong-gyoon Kim

Actor | I-ut saram

Seong-gyoon Kim is an actor, known for The Neighbors (2012), Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012) and Reply 1994 (2013).

35. Yunjin Kim

Actress | Lost

Yunjin Kim (born November 7, 1973), also known as Kim Yun-Jin is a South Korean-American film and theater actress. She is best known for her role as Sun on the American television series Lost, and as the North Korean spy Bang-Hee in the South Korean film Shiri. She also starred as Dr. Karen Kim in ...

36. 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).

37. Woong-in Jeong

Actor | Yugamseureoyun doshi

Woong-in Jeong was born on January 20, 1971 in Jecheon, Chungbuk, South Korea. He is an actor, known for City of Damnation (2009), My Sassy Girl (2017) and Santamaria (2008).

38. Moon-hee Na

Actress | Ai kaen seupikeu

Moon-hee Na was born on November 30, 1941 in Beijing, China. She is an actress, known for I Can Speak (2017), Cruel Winter Blues (2006) and You Are My Sunshine (2005).

39. Gook-hwan Jeon

Actor | Ang-ma-reul bo-at-da

Gook-hwan Jeon is an actor, known for I Saw the Devil (2010), Doctor Stranger (2014) and Nine: Nine Time Travels (2013).

40. Chang-Seok Ko

Actor | Go-ji-jeon

Chang-Seok Ko was born on October 13, 1970 in Busan, South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Front Line (2011), Going by the Book (2007) and Rough Cut (2008). He is married to Jung-Eun Lee.

41. Soo Go

Actor | Sseom

Soo Go was born on October 4, 1978 in South Korea. He is an actor, known for Some (2004), White Night (2009) and The Front Line (2011).

42. In-gi Jeong

Actor | Chugyeogja

In-gi Jeong is an actor, known for The Chaser (2008), Secret Love (2010) and The Fiery Priest (2019).



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