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


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1. 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 ...

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. 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 ...

4. 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).

5. 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 ...

6. 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 ...

7. Rain

Actor | Ninja Assassin

Rain was born in Seoul, South Korea, on June 25, 1982 with the birth name Jung Jihoon. He was extremely shy in elementary school, stating in interviews that he barely spoke a word. He caught the desire to become a dancer when, at a school talent show in sixth grade, no one from his school stepped ...

8. 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).

9. 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 ...

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. 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 ...

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. 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 ...

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), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) and I Saw the Devil (2010).

15. 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 ...

16. 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...

17. Jin-mo Ju

Actor | Ssang-hwa-jeom

Jin-mo Ju first became interested in acting when he watched Richard Gere in "Officer and a Gentleman" at the age of ten. After graduating from Koyang High School, Ju entered the Incheon National University as a physical education major. Ju then entered South Korea's mandatory military service. ...

18. 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).

19. 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...

20. Hyun Bin

Actor | Sikeurit Gadeun

Hyun Bin was born on September 25, 1982 in Seoul, Korea as Tae-Pyung Kim. He is an actor, known for Secret Garden (2010), My Lovely Sam-Soon (2005) and The Fatal Encounter (2014).

21. 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 ...

22. Sang-soo Hong

Director | Bam gua nat

Sang-soo Hong was born on October 25, 1960 in Seoul, Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Night and Day (2008), Right Now, Wrong Then (2015) and On the Beach at Night Alone (2017).

23. Ji Soo

Actor | Glory Day

Ji Soo was born on March 30, 1993 in Seoul, Korea as Ji-Soo Kim. He is an actor, known for Glory Day (2015), Strong Woman Do Bong-soon (2017) and Fantastic (2016).

24. Dong-Gun Jang

Actor | Taegukgi hwinalrimyeo

South Korean actor Jang Dong-Gun starred in two record-breaking box office hits; one of which was 'Friend,' the highest grossing Korean film at the time. He gained widespread critical acclaim for his portrayal of a troubled high school student who chooses the life of organized crime, paving the way...

25. Seung-heon Song

Actor | Edeonui dongjjok

Song Seung Hun, born October 5, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea, is a model, singer and actor.

Song started his career as a model in 1995, modeling for the jeans brand STORM, and began acting in sitcoms and TV dramas in 1996.

Song is noted for his roles in Korean dramas like East of Eden, Autumn in My ...

26. Phillip Rhee

Actor | Best of the Best

Phillip Rhee is a master martial artist, actor and filmmaker best known for creating the "BEST of the BEST" film franchise with his producing partner and mentor Peter E. Strauss (Former Chairman of Lions Gate) and Frank Giustra, a Canadian Billionaire and founder of Lions Gate. The first "Best of ...

27. 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).

28. 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 ...

29. Vivian Bang

Actress | White Rabbit

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...

30. Chung-hoon Chung

Cinematographer | Ah-ga-ssi

31. 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).

32. 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 ...

33. 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 ...

34. 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 ...

35. 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).

36. 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).

37. 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).

38. 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).

39. 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.

40. 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.

41. 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 ...

42. 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).

43. 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.

44. 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).

45. 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.

46. 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. ...

47. 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.

48. Ah-jung Kim

Actress | Minyeo-neun goerowo

Ah-jung Kim was born on October 16, 1982 in Seoul, Korea. She is an actress, known for 200 Pounds Beauty (2006), When Romance Meets Destiny (2005) and Emperor of the Sea (2004).

49. Jung-ah Yum

Actress | Janghwa, Hongryeon

Jung-ah Yum was born on July 28, 1972 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for A Tale of Two Sisters (2003), The Big Swindle (2004) and Cart (2014). She has been married to Il Heo since December 30, 2006. They have two children.

50. Joon Lee

Actor | Ninja Assassin

Joon is a member of the Korean group MBLAQ. He was an actor for commercials before he joined the group. He had a small role in the Korean sitcom "That person is coming". In 2009 Joon also appeared in "Ninja Assassin" as the teenage Raizo. He then became a part of the boy band MBLAQ.

In 2010, he has ...


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