My Favourite Korean Drama Actors and Actresses

by mimarchitect02 | created - 14 Jan 2017 | updated - 05 Dec 2017 | Public

1. Shin-Hye Park

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

Park Shin-hye was born in Gwangju, but raised in Paju, South Korea. Shin Hye Studied music, theater and singing in Chung-Ang University, Korea. Shin-hye made her acting debut in a Korean drama series, Stairway to heaven. She later on gained her popularity through another Korean series, You're ...

The Heirs, Pinocchio, Heartstrings, Doctors

2. Min-Ho Lee

Actor | Gangnam 1970

Lee Min Ho is a South Korean actor who is known for his leading roles in television dramas such as Boys Over Flowers, City Hunter and Heirs. He started his career in 2006 and since then has been cast in various TV shows, short dramas and minor movie roles. He first gained widespread fame with his ...

The Heirs, Boys Over the Flowers, City Hunter, The Legend of the Blue Sea

3. Jong-Suk Lee

Actor | Neoui Moksoriga Deulryeo

Jong-Suk Lee was born on September 14, 1989 in Korea. He is an actor, known for I Hear Your Voice (2013), W: Two Worlds (2016) and Secret Garden (2010).

Pinocchio, W

4. Min-Young Park

Actress | Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom

Min-Young Park was born on March 4, 1986 in South Korea. She is known for her work on The Good the Bad the Weird (2008), City Hunter (2011) and Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010).

City Hunter, Healer

5. Chang-Wook Ji

Actor | Hilleo

Chang-Wook Ji was born on July 5, 1987. He is an actor, known for Healer (2014), Fabricated City (2017) and Gekijouban Shimajirou no wao!: Shimajirou to niji no oashisu (2017).

Healer, Empress Ki, Suspicious Patrners

6. Yoo Gong

Actor | Busanhaeng

Gong Ji-Chul (better known as Gong Yoo) was born in Busan, Korea on July 10, 1979. The actor is known for the movies Train to Busan (2016), Silenced (2011) and The Age of Shadows (2016).

Gong Yoo graduated with a Bachelor's degree in theater at Kyung Hee University and worked as a model before ...

Goblin, Cafeteria el Principe

7. Hyo-Jin Kong

Actress | Misseu Hongdangmu

Hyo-Jin Kong was born on April 4, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Crush and Blush (2008), Missing Woman (2016) and Family Ties (2006).

It's Okay It's Love, Master' Sun

8. Woo-Bin Kim

Actor | Sangsogjadeul

Kim Woo Bin wanted to become a model while he was in high school and didn't have much intention of becoming an actor. However as his modeling career grew bigger, and he started getting offers to do commercials he was soon told that some basic acting was required and he decided to take on classes. ...

The Heirs, Uncontrollably Fond

9. Min-a Shin

Actress | Dalkomhan insaeng

Shin Min-A, born April 5th, 1984 with birth name Yang Min-A, is a popular South Korean actress & model. Her family consists of a father, mother, older sister & brother. In middle school, Min-A took a picture with her friends on a school picnic and sent the photo to teen magazine KiKi. From that ...

My Girlfriend is a Gumiho

10. Seung-gi Lee

Actor | Guga-ui Seo

Seung-gi Lee is an actor, known for Kangchi, the Beginning (2013), Shining Inheritance (2009) and The King 2 Hearts (2012).

Gu Family Book, My Girlfriend is a Gumiho

11. 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 ...

Empress Ki, Secret Garden

12. Eun-hye Yun

Actress | Keopi peurinseu 1-hojeom

Eun-Hye Yun was born on October 3, 1984 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (2007),Princess Hours (2006), Little Black Dress (2011) and The Man of the Vineyard (2006).Yoon successful performance in Coffee Prince, put her in the list of being one of the ...

Cafeteria el Principe, Princess Hours

13. Ji-hyun Jun

Actress | Yeopgijeogin geunyeo

Jeon Ji-hyun (born 30 October 1981) is a South Korean actress and model famous for her role in My Sassy Girl. Jeon was born in Seoul, and studied in the Department of Theater and Film at Dongguk University. She began her career as a model in 1997, and after appearing in a number of TV sitcoms, her ...

My Sassy Girl, The Man From The Stars, The Legend Of The Blue Sea

14. Ye-jin Son

Actress | Nae meorisokui jiwoogae

As of her debut in South Korean films, Ye-jin Son became one of the stars of Chungmoore, the Korean Hollywood, notably appearing in the beautiful "Drunk on Women and Poetry" by the master Kwan-taek Im. In "April Snow", directed by Jin-ho Hur (2005), she questioned her pure innocent girl image, ...

A Moment To Remember, The Classic

15. Nam-gil Kim

Actor | Seonduk yeowang

Nam-gil Kim is an actor and director, known for The Great Queen Seondeok (2009), Bad Boy (2010) and Modern Boy (2008).

Shark, Great Queen Seon Deok

16. Suzy Bae

Actress | Guga-ui Seo

Suzy was born in Gwangju, South Korea on October 10, 1994. She attended Seoul Performing Arts High School. Before debuting, she was an online shopping model. In 2009, she auditioned for Mnet Superstar K and made it through the preliminary round but she was ultimately eliminated. However, she caught...

Gu Family Book, Architecture 101, Uncontrollably Fond

17. So-Hyun Kim

Actress | Huayu: Hakgyo 2015

So-Hyun Kim was born on June 4, 1999 in Australia. She is an actress, known for Who Are You: School 2015 (2015), Iris (2009) and Man of Vendetta (2010).

School 2015, Goblin, Let's Fight Ghost, Ruler: Master of the Mask

18. Bo-Young Park

Actress | Kwa-sok-seu-kaen-deul

Park Bo-Yeong (Bo-Yeong Park), whose father is Sergeant Major of the Army, was born in Jeungpyeong in Chungcheong Province of South Korea. She started acting when she was in middle school as a member of video production club. She entered Dankook University, Department of Theater and Film. Her ...

Oh My Ghost!, Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

19. Seong Ji

Actor | Kilmi, hilmi

Born Kwak Tae Gun on February 27, 1977 he landed his debuting role in 1999 SBS Television Drama KAIST. It was through the suggestion of is then-manager that he took on the the stage name Chae Ji-sung and subsequently known as simply Ji Sung. His participating in following TV dramas such as All In(...

Kill me, Heal me, Defendant

20. Jeong-eum Hwang

Actress | Kilmi, hilmi

Jeong-eum Hwang was born on January 25, 1985 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), Secret Love (2013) and Incarnation of Money (2013).

Kill me, Heal me, She was Pretty

21. Ji-won Kim

Actress | Tae-yang-eui hoo-ye

Ji-won Kim was born on October 19, 1992 in Seoul, Korea. She is an actress, known for Descendants of the Sun (2016), What's Up? (2011) and Mr. Sunshine (2018).

The Heirs, Descendants of the Sun, Fight for My Way

22. Yo-won Lee

Actress | Seonduk yeowang

Yo-won Lee was born on April 9, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for The Great Queen Seondeok (2009), May 18 (2007) and Afrika (2002).

The Great Queen Seon Deok, 49 Days

23. Ye-ji Seo

Actress | Dareun giri itda

Ye-ji Seo is an actress, known for Another Way (2015), Moorim School (2016) and Lawless Lawyer (2018).

Save me

24. 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).


25. Joon-Gi Lee

Actor | Wang-ui namja

Lee Joon-Gi was born in Busan, South Korea on April 17, 1982. He was raised by his parents and has one younger sister. He is an actor/model/singer. He started his career as a model and had minor roles in Korean dramas until he landed the role of Gong-Gil in The King and the Clown in 2005. After ...

Moon Lovers, Iljimae, Twoo Weeks

26. Ah-in Yoo

Actor | Yungnyong-i Nareusya

Yoo Ah-In is a South Korean actor and creative director. He has built a unique filmography that distinguishes him from other actors of the same age, playing a series of impressive characters in films and TV series. Not only is he known as an icon of youth in Korea, but also he has made remarkable ...

Six Flying Dragons, Chicago Typewriter

27. Seo-Joon Park

Actor | Cheong-nyeon-gyeong-chal

Park was born in December 16, 1988 in Seoul as the oldest of three brothers. After graduation from An-Nam high school, he attended Seoul Institute of the Arts and enlisted for mandatory military service in 2008.

Park made his entertainment debut in 2011 by appearing in the music video of Bang ...

Hwarang, Fight for My Way

28. Joong-Ki Song

Actor | Tae-yang-eui hoo-ye

Song Joong-Ki is a South Korean actor and MC. He is best known for his roles in television dramas Sungkyunkwan Scandal, Deep Rooted Tree and host of music show Music Bank.

He was educated at Daejeon St. Mary Elementary School, Hanbat Middle School, Antarctic Former High School, and graduate from ...

Descendants of the Sun

29. Hyuk Jang

Actor | Nae yeojachingureul sogae habnida

Hyuk Jang was born on December 20, 1976 in Pusan, South Korea as Yong-Joon Jung. He is an actor, known for Windstruck (2004), Chuno (2010) and Empire of Lust (2015). He has been married to Yeo-Jin Kim since June 2, 2008. They have three children.

Fated to Love You, Chuno, Tree with Deep Root

30. Chae-won Moon

Actress | Choi-jong-byeong-gi hwal

Chae-won Moon was born on November 13, 1986 in Daegu, Korea. She is an actress, known for War of the Arrows (2011), The Princess' Man (2011) and Mood of the Day (2016).

The Princess' Man

31. Shi-hoo Park

Actor | Nae-ga sal-in-beom-i-da

Shi-hoo Park is an actor, known for Confession of Murder (2012), The Princess' Man (2011) and Iljimae (2008).

The Princess' Man

32. Joo Won

Actor | Yong Pal

Joo Won was born on September 30, 1987 in Seoul, South Korea as Jun-Won Moon. He is an actor, known for Yong Pal (2015), Good Doctor (2013) and Bridal Mask (2012).

Yong Pal, Bridal Mask, Good Doctor

33. Hyeon-soo Kim

Actress | Do-ga-ni

Hyeon-soo Kim is an actress, known for Silenced (2011), The Five (2013) and Murderer (2014).

Solomon's Perjury

34. Hye-Sun Ku

Actress | Kkotboda namja

Hye-Sun Ku was born on November 9, 1984 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress and director, known for Boys Over Flowers (2009), The Peach Tree (2011) and Magic (2010). She has been married to Jae-Hyun Ahn since May 20, 2016.

Boys over the Flowers, Blood

35. Na-ra Jang

Actress | Haneulgwa bada

Na-ra Jang was born on March 18, 1981 in Seoul, South Korea as Nara Jang. She is an actress, known for Sky and Ocean (2009), Successful Story of a Bright Girl (2002) and I Remember You (2015).

Fated to Love You, Hello Monster, School 2013, Go Back Couple

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