Birth Place Matching "Seoul, South Korea" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Vivian Bang

Actress | Always Be My Maybe

Vivian Bang co-wrote, co-produced, and stars in the Sundance 2018's Indie Feature: "White Rabbit." She is Jenny in Netflix's Romantic Comedy, "Always Be My Maybe."

She was Susan Sullivan on TBS hit comedy series, "Sullivan and Son" for 3 seasons (2012-2014) and plays the North Korean Landlady turned...

2. John Cho

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Los Angeles, California as a child, where his father was a Christian minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley where he studied English Literature. ...

3. Nicole Bilderback

Actress | Good Girls

Nicole Bilderback, known as Nikki to her friends, grew up in Dallas, Texas as an all-American girl. She was born in Seoul, Korea but is a mix of Korean, Japanese and Chinese, giving her a versatile Asian-American look. Nicole was a adopted as a newborn by Jim and Lois Bilderback. Being the youngest...

4. Steven Yeun

Actor | Okja

Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea, to June and Je Yeun. His family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year, and then moved to the U.S. He has a brother named Brian. He began acting while at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, where he studied Psychology as a major (BS in ...

5. 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 ...

6. 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 ...

7. Chan-wook Park

Director | Ah-ga-ssi

Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for The Handmaiden (2016), Thirst (2009) and Oldboy (2003).

8. 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 ...

9. 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 ...

10. 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 ...

11. Sung Hi Lee

Actress | The Girl Next Door

Sung Hi Lee was born on April 1, 1970 in Eunpyong-Gu (Gija-Chon), a borough of Seoul, South Korea. She moved to the United States in 1978 and spent a large part of her childhood moving around from city to city. Sung Lee was a studious child and teenager spending more time at the library than at ...

12. 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 ...

13. Jenna Ushkowitz

Actress | Glee

Jenna Ushkowitz was born on April 28, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea as Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz. She is an actress, known for Glee (2009), Yellow Fever (2017) and Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (2009).

14. Jee-woon Kim

Director | Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom

Jee-woon Kim was born on May 27, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for The Good the Bad the Weird (2008), I Saw the Devil (2010) and A Tale of Two Sisters (2003).

15. 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 ...

16. Joy Osmanski

Actress | Santa Clarita Diet

As a baby, Osmanski was flown halfway around the world to meet her adoptive parents. Growing up in Olympia, Washington, she loved writing plays but never thought about being in them. After graduating from Principia College in three years with a degree in Creative Writing and Studio Art, Osmanski ...

17. Ko Asung

Actress | Snowpiercer

Ko Asung was born on August 10, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Snowpiercer (2013), The Host (2006) and Heard It Through the Grapevine (2015).

18. Denyce Lawton

Actress | Chicago P.D.

Multiethnic (African-American / Korean) actress Denyce Lawton is best known for her four seasons on the six-time NAACP Best Comedy Series Winner series House of Payne (2006) from producer Tyler Perry.

Denyce was born and raised in the New Jersey communities of Belmar and Neptune (familiar to viewers...

19. 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 ...

20. 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. ...

21. Ji-min Han

Actress | Mi-sseu-baek

Ji-min Han was born on November 5, 1982 in Seoul, South Korea. She is known for her work on Miss Baek (2018), The Age of Shadows (2016) and Rooftop Prince (2012).

22. James Kyson

Actor | Preacher

One of today's most exciting & versatile actors, voted by Buzzfeed as a Top 10 Asian-American Leading Man, and by TV Guide as "Hollywood's 25 Hottest Body", James recently guest starred in AMC's Preacher (2016), CBS' Elementary (2012) and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016), and FOX's Sleepy ...

23. 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 ...

24. Ji-tae Yu

Actor | Oldeuboi

Ji-tae Yu was born on April 13, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor and director, known for Oldboy (2003), Ditto (2000) and Mai Ratima (2012).

25. Yeong-ae Lee

Actress | Chinjeolhan geumjassi

Yeong-ae Lee was born on January 31, 1971 in Seoul, South Korea as Lee Young-Ae. She is an actress, known for Lady Vengeance (2005), One Fine Spring Day (2001) and The Great Jang-Geum (2003). She has been married to Jeong Ho-young since August 24, 2009. They have two children.

26. Hae-In Jung

Actor | Samchongsa

Hae-In Jung was born on April 1, 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Three Musketeers (2014), Prison Playbook (2017) and The Youth (2014).

27. Chung-hoon Chung

Cinematographer | Ah-ga-ssi

28. Soo-Hyun Kim

Actor | Byeol-e-seo on geu-dae

Soo-Hyun Kim is one of the brightest stars in East Asia. He became a household name in South Korea in 2011, playing a country bumpkin who turned out to be a musical genius in the teen-age drama 'Dream High'.

His popularity sky-rocketed in 2012 when he starred in as the young king Lee Hwon in the ...

29. Ji-seob So

Actor | Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa-da

Ji-seob So was born on November 4, 1977 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Rough Cut (2008), Oh My Venus (2015) and Ghost (2012).

30. Jane Park Smith

Glass

Jane Park Smith was born in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress and producer, known for Glass (2019), Boone: The Bounty Hunter (2017) and Gang Related (2014). She is married to Jonathan Lee Smith.

31. Yeong-hie Seo

Actress | Chugyeogja

Yeong-hie Seo was born on June 13, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for The Chaser (2008), Bedevilled (2010) and My Lovely Week (2005).

32. Niki Yang

Actress | Adventure Time with Finn & Jake

Niki Yang was born on June 8, 1985 in Seoul, South Korea as Yang Hyun-Jeong. She is an actress and director, known for Adventure Time (2010), Gravity Falls (2012) and Killing of the Alaskan King Crab (2013).

33. Nicky Endres

Actress | One Day at a Time

Mx. ("Mix") Nicky Endres has long defied convention. A non-binary transfeminine, genderqueer, and genderfluid martial artist and an adopted child, she* has always challenged cultural categories to forge her own way.

As evidenced by her German surname, Nicky is a convergence of contraries: East and ...

34. Do-yeon Jeon

Actress | Hanyo

Jeon Do-yeon spent five years starring in television dramas before achieving instant star status with her film debut opposite Han Seok-gyu in The Contact. She has since gone on to take a wide variety of roles, from her performance as a schoolgirl in Harmonium in My Memory to that of a wife having ...

35. Hyun-joong Kim

Actor | Kkotboda namja

In 2014 he played in drama "Inspiring Generation" aka "Age of Feelings". For the role in this drama he received "Male Popularity Award" at MBC Drama Awards as for the leader role in drama "Playful Kiss". Even if he is an actor, he also, is a singer and has three solo albums.

36. Go-eun Kim

Actress | Eungyo

Go-eun Kim was born on July 2, 1991 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for A Muse (2012), Coin Locker Girl (2015) and Cheese in the Trap (2016).

37. Amy Anderson

Actress | Modern Family

Amy Anderson was born on September 1, 1972 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Modern Family (2009), Beast Beneath (2011) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987).

38. Nayoung Lee

Actress | Aneun yeoja

Nayoung Lee was born on February 22, 1979 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Someone Special (2004), Maundy Thursday (2006) and Dream of a Warrior (2001). She has been married to Won Bin since May 30, 2015. They have one child.

39. Tae-Hyun Cha

Actor | Yeopgijeogin geunyeo

Tae-Hyun Cha was born on March 25, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor and director, known for My Sassy Girl (2001), Jeon Woo Chi (2012) and Hello Ghost (2010). He has been married to Suk-Eun Choi since June 1, 2006. They have three children.

40. Keun-Suk Jang

Actor | Jeul-geo-woon in-saeng

Jang Keun Suk was born in Danyang County, Chungcheongbuk Province, South Korea. He was born on the 4th day of the 8th month of the Lunar Calendar in 1987 (the year of the rabbit), making his Gregorian calendar birth date 26 September 1987. He is an only child.

At the age of five, he was discovered ...

41. Hee-seon Kim

Actress | San wa

Hee-seon Kim was born on February 25, 1977 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for The Myth (2005), Woman of Dignity (2017) and Out Live (2000). She has been married to Ju-Young Park since October 21, 2007. They have one child.

42. 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).

43. 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).

44. Mark Daugherty

Actor | The Amazing Spider-Man

Mark Daugherty was born on May 6, 1989 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor and producer, known for The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), Bayonetta 2 (2014) and The Fosters (2013).

45. Lee Hanee

Actress | Tajja: Sineui son

Lee Hanee was born on March 2, 1983 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014), Heart Blackened (2017) and The Rebel (2017).

46. 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).

47. 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).

48. 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).

49. 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.

50. 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 ...


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