Korean actors and actressesby esmondchan | created - 6 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public
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 ...
A bittersweet life, Joint security area, ashfall, I see the devil, Masquerade, Master, Memories of the sword, The man standing next,
2. Hyun Bin
Actor | Sikeurit Gadeun
Rampant, Negotiator, The Fatal encounter
3. Won Bin
Actor | Ajeossi
Won Bin, born November 10, 1977 in Jeongseon County, Gangwon Province, South Korea, is a popular actor. He is the youngest of five siblings (two older brothers and two older sisters). While growing up in Jeongseon County, Won Bin initially planned to become a car mechanic, but in 1996 entered an ...
Mother, Man from nowhere, Guns and Talk
4. Jun Ji-Hyun
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, Assassin, The Berlin Files
5. So Ji-seob
Actor | Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa-da
So Ji-seob was born on November 4, 1977 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Rough Cut (2008), Ghost (2012) and Sorry, I Love You (2004). He has been married to Jo Eun-Jung since April 7, 2020.
A company man
6. Han Ji-min
Actress | Mi-sseu-baek
Plan Man, Ms Baek, Keys to the heart,
7. Son Ye-Jin
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, ...
The truth beneath, Pirates, Blood and ties, Tower, The Negotiator, Spellbound,
8. Ha Ji-Won
Actress | Hyeongsa
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 ...
As one, chronicle of blood merchant
9. Jung-woo Ha
Actor | Ah-ga-ssi
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 ...
Chaser, Tunnel, Handmaiden, Berlin File, Along with the gods, Spygirl, Ashfall, Time, 1987 when the day comes, Assassination, Kundo Age of rampant, The terror live, The client, The yellow sea,
10. Ma Dong-seok
Actor | Eternals
Ma Dong-seok (born Lee Dong-seok on March 1, 1971), also known as Don Lee is a South Korean-American actor best known for his supporting roles in The Neighbor, Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time, and The Unjust. He also played leading roles in Norigae, Murderer and One on One. Under his ...
The Outlaw, The Fives, Derailed, The Neighbors, Train to Busan, Unjust, Ashfall, Along with the gods, Chronicles of evil, Kundo age of rampant, Bad Guys movie, The Royal tailor, Flu, Midnight FM,
11. Suk-kyu Han
Actor | Palwolui Keuriseumaseu
Han Suk Kyu is an award-winning veteran South Korean actor. Born on November 3, 1964, he made his acting debut in the 1990 television drama "Our Paradise" and then rose to fame in 1994 drama "The Moon of Seoul, enjoying tremendous popularity in both films and television dramas during the 1990s. ...
Royal Tailor, Berlin File, Prison
12. 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 ...
Lost, Seven Days, Harmony, The Neighbors, Diary of June
13. 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. ...
Face reader, New world, Svaha the sixth fingers
14. Jae-yeong Jeong
Actor | Kimssi pyoryugi
Castaway on the moon, Broken, Glove, Countdown, Zombie for Sale, The fatal encounter, Plan man, Going by the book
15. Sung-min Lee
Actor | Gongjak
The man standing next, the Witness, Broken,
16. 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), Public Enemy (2002) and Memoir of a Murderer (2017). He has been married to Song Yun-ah since 2009. They have one child.
No mercy, Troubleshooter, The Merciless, The Tower, Cruel Winter Blues,
17. Jung-min Hwang
Actor | Gokseong
Hwang Jung-Min is one of the highest-grossing movie stars in South Korea, starring in many iconic box office hits such as ODE TO MY FATHER (2014), VETERAN (2015), THE WAILING (2016) to name a few, and is the third actor in Korea to become a member of the "100 million Viewer Club" in Korea, along ...
Wailing, Waikiki brothers, Unjust, A violent prosecutor, Deliver us from evil, Fist of legend, New world, , Black house,
18. 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 ...
Extreme Job, Masquerade, Kingdom, The Target, The Recipe, Psychokinesis, Miracle in cell no 7, The Admiral Roaring currents, Children,
19. Ha-neul Kim
Actress | Beul-la-in-deu
20. Hae-Jin Yoo
Actor | Taeksi woonjunsa
Luck Key, Classified File, Pirates, In love and war
21. Choi Min-sik
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 ...
Happy end, I saw the devil, Crying Fist, The Admiral Roaring currents
22. Kim Yoon-seok
Actor | Chugyeokja
Kim Yoon-seok was born on January 21, 1968 in Danyang County, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. He is an actor, known for The Chaser (2008), Another Child (2019) and 1987: When the Day Comes (2017). He has been married to Joo-ran Bang since 2002. They have two children.
Sea Fog, Chaser, Punch. Hwayi the monster, Dark figure of crime, Classified file
23. Hee-soon Park
Actor | Jak-jeon
VIP, Witch, The Scent, Why did you come to my house
24. Soo Ae
Actress | Gajok
Midnight FM, Flu
25. Jung Woo-sung
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 ...
Musa, Cold eyes, Steel Rain, Divine move
26. Uhm Junghwa
Actress | Be-seu-teu-sel-leo
Wonderful nightmare, Princess Aurora, Montage
27. Seung-bum Ryoo
Actor | Boo-dang-geo-rae
Ryoo Seung-bum made a name for himself as an actor after debuting in the film DIE BAD (2000). The critically-acclaimed cult classic hit became a gritty debut that earned Ryoo the Best New Actor award at the 38th Grand Bell Awards. Known for his manic energy, casual demeanor and subtle ability to ...
Unjust, Berlin File, Waikiki brothers, Crying Fist, The Net, The suicide forecast,
28. Sung-Ki Ahn
Actor | Ra-dee-o-seu-ta
Made his film debut at the age of 5 in 1957 and has been one of the most popular actors in Korea ever since. Graduated from Korea University of Foreign Studies majoring in Vietnamese. Won the best actor award in Asia-Pacific film festival in 1993 for his role in the film 'White Badge' (based on the...
29. Kang-ho Song
Actor | Gwoemul
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 ...
Taxi driver, Joint Security Area, Parasite, Thirst, The Host, Secret Reunion
30. Yeong-hie Seo
Actress | Chugyeokja
31. Shin Min-a
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 ...
Bitter sweet life, Volcano high
32. Shin Ha-kyun
Actor | Jigureul jikyeora!
No mercy for the rude, Villainess, Running man, Thirst
33. Do-won Kwak
Actor | Gokseong
Kwak Do-won is a Korean musical actor who also played roles on the small and big screen. He played many notable roles in various production such as: "The Yellow Sea", "Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time", "The Attorney", "The Wailing", and many more. Since his appearance in "Nameless Gangster: ...
Wailing, Steel Rain, A company man
34. Kim Ok-bin
Actress | Bakjwi
35. 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 ...
Punch, Burning, Tough as iron; Default, Voice of Silence
36. Gong Yoo
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 ...
Train to Busan, Suspect
37. Jang Hyuk
Jang Hyuk was born on December 20, 1976 in Busan, South Korea as Jeong Yong-jun. He is an actor, known for Windstruck (2004), Chuno (2010) and Shine or Go Crazy (2015). He has been married to Yeo-Jin Kim since June 2, 2008. They have three children.
Volcano High; Flu, Swordsman
38. Jang Dong-Gun
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...
39. Dong-won Gang
Actor | Ui-hyeong-je
Gang Dong-Won was born on January 18, 1981 in Busan & grew up in Changwon. His father, Gang Chul-Woo, was an engineer who later became the vice president of SPP Heavy Industries. Gang's family suffered from economic hardship at times, and he had to work part-time in college to pay for his tuition. ...
Rondo, Secret reunion, A violent prosecutor, Master
40. Lee Hanee
41. 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), The Greatest Divorce (2018) and Hello Ghost (2010). He has been married to Suk-Eun Choi since June 1, 2006. They have three children.
Scandal maker, My sassy girl, Happy ghost, Slow Video
42. Myung-Min Kim
Actor | Yungnyong-i Nareusya
Pacemaker, VIP, A day
43. Go Ara
Actress | Papa
44. Kong Hyo-Jin
Actress | Misseu Hongdangmu
Doorlock, Volcano High, Missing women
45. Dal-su Oh
Actor | Oldeuboi
Tunnel, Assassin, Old boy
46. Ju Ji-Hoon
Actor | Asura
Along with the gods, Kingdom, Treacherous
47. Go Soo
Actor | Sseom
The royal tailor, Fortress
48. Chang Jung Lim
Actor | Seu-ka-woo-teu
Sex is zero, Trafficker
49. Sang-Woo Kwon
Actor | Seulpeumboda deo seulpeun iyagi
Sang-Woo Kwon was born on August 5, 1976 in Daejeon, South Korea as Sang-Woo Kwone. He is an actor, known for More Than Blue (2009), Queen of Ambition (2013) and Love So Divine (2004). He has been married to Son Tae-Yeong since September 28, 2008. They have two children.
Hitman agent Kim, Volcano High, Running wild
50. Yun-hie Jo
Actress | Taegukgi hwinalrimyeo
Yun-hie Jo was born on October 13, 1982 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War (2004), Luck-Key (2016) and Nine: Nine Time Travels (2013). She was previously married to Dong-geon Lee.
Luck Key, Traffickers
51. Jo Jung-Suk
Actor | Geon-chook-hak-gae-ron
Exit, My Annoying Brother
52. Im Yoon-ah
Actress | Gongjo
Exit, Confidential assignment
53. Cho Jin-woong
Actor | Ah-ga-ssi
Bluebeard, Glove, Hwayi the Monster, Gangster high
54. Park Shin-Hye
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 Royal Tailor, Miracle at cell no 7, My annoying Brother, The Call
55. Park Bo-Young
Actress | Him-ssen yeo-ja Do Bong-soon
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 ...
Scandal Maker, A werewolf boy
56. Eun-kyung Shim
Actress | Soo-sang-han geun-yeo
Ms Granny, Princess and matchmaker, Fabricated City, Psychokinesis, Sunny, Hello Murder, Missing you, Masquerade, Sunny,
57. Bae Doona
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 The Ring Virus (1999). Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000) (aka "Barking Dogs Never Bite") and Take ...
Sense8, Linda Linda Linda, Tunnel, Girl at the door, Tunnel, Kingdom, As one, The Host
58. Kim Go-eun
Actress | Eungyo
Coin locker girl, Monster, Memories of the sword, The advocate a missing body
59. Kim Sang-kyung
Actor | Salinui chueok
Tower, Montage, The Vanished, The Deal, The world of silence,
60. Seon Yu
Actress | Sol yakgukjip Adeuldeul
My first client, Black house; Glove
61. Keun-Suk Jang
Actor | Maelineun oebagjung
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 ...
62. Sae-ron Kim
Actress | Ajeossi
Girl at my door, A man from nowhere, The Neighbors
63. Yeri Han
Actress | Minari
As one, Sea Fog, Commitment
64. Kkobbi Kim
Actress | Ddongpari
Breathless, A record of sweet murderer
65. Chang-Seok Ko
Actor | Gwoemul
Happy Ghost, Con Artist
66. Beom-su Lee
Actor | King-kong-eul deul-da
Beom-su Lee was born on January 3, 1970 in Chungju, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Lifting King Kong (2009), Surgeon Bong Dal-hee (2007) and Giant (2010). He has been married to Yoon-jin Lee since May 22, 2010. They have two children.
My wife is a ganster 2
67. Kang Hye-jeong
Actress | Oldeuboi
Kang Hye-jeong was born on January 4, 1982 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for Oldboy (2003), Battle Ground 625 (2005) and Lady Vengeance (2005). She has been married to Tablo (Lee Seon-Woong) since October 26, 2009. They have one child.
Why did you come to my house, Oldboy, How to steal a dog
68. Kim Seon-a
Actress | Deo pa-i-beu
The five, Spygirl
Actress | Choi-gang lo-maen-seu
My wife is a gangster 3, The legend of 7 cutter, Princess Aurora
70. Eun-Kyung Shin
Actress | Ling
My wife is a gangster 1 and 2, Diary of June
71. Yeo-jeong Cho
Actress | Gisaengchung
The Concubine, Casa Amor
72. Jung Da-Eun
Actress | Sun-hee-ea seul-ki
Justice High, Derailed
73. Kim Min-hee
Actress | Ah-ga-ssi
74. Kim Hye-su
Actress | Eolguleobtneun minyeo
Default, Hypnotised, Villain and Widow
75. Kyung-soo Do
Actor | Hyeong
Do Kyung-soo, better known by his stage name D.O., is a South Korean singer and actor. He is best known as a member and one of the main vocalists of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO and it's sub-unit EXO-K. Apart from his group's activities, D.O. has also starred in various television dramas ...
Swing Kids, My Annoying brother
76. Yo-won Lee
Actress | Empire of Gold
The recipe, Fist of legend
77. Si-yeon Park
Actress | Sa-rang
Si-yeon Park was born on March 29, 1979 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for A Love (2007), Last Knights (2015) and Dachimawa Lee (2008). She has been married to Park Sang-hun since November 19, 2011. They have one child.
The Scent, The Fox family
78. Kim Ah-jung
Actress | Minyeo-neun goerowo
200 pound beauty, The bad guy movie,
79. Ju Jin-Mo
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. ...
Puzzle, 200 pound beauty
80. Ko Asung
Actress | Snowpiercer
Office, The Host, The Happy Life, Samjin Company English Class, Thread of lies
81. Park Sung-Woong
Actor | Sinsegye
Office, The dude in me, New world, The Deal
82. Hyo-Rin Min
Actress | Sseo-ni
Hyo-Rin Min was born on February 5, 1986 in Daegu, Korea as Eun-Ran Jung. She is an actress, known for Sseo-ni (2011), The Grand Heist (2012) and Persevere, Goo Hae-Ra (2015). She has been married to Young-Bae Dong since February 3, 2018.
83. Woo-hee Chun
Actress | Han Gong-ju
Han Gong Ju, Cart, Wailing, Thread of Lies
84. Kim Yoon-hye
Actress | Binsenjo
Steel cold winter, Advocate Missing body
85. Han Hyo-joo
Actress | Byuti insaideu
Han Hyo-Joo (born February 22, 1987 Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province) is a South Korean film and television actress. She is best known for her leading roles in television drama series: Spring Waltz (2006) (2006); Shining Inheritance (2009) (2009); Dong Yi (2010)(2010) and W (2016) (2016) as ...
The beauty inside, Cold eyes
86. Hye-soo Park
Actress | Seuwingkizeu
Swing Kids, Samjin Company English Class
87. Kim Sang-kyung
Actor | Salinui chueok
Tower, Montage, The Deal
88. Lee Yeong-ae
Actress | Chinjeolhan geumjassi
Lee Yeong-ae was born on January 31, 1971 in Seoul, South Korea as Lee Young-Ae. She is an actress, known for Lady Vengeance (2005), Joint Security Area (2000) and Bring Me Home (2019). She has been married to Jeong Ho-young since August 24, 2009. They have two children.
Joint security area, Lady vengeance
89. Dong-hwi Lee
Actor | Ah-ga-ssi
My First Client, The Call, The beauty inside, Extreme Job, New Trial
90. Jong-seo Jun
Actress | Beoning
Jeon Jong-Seo was born in Seoul, the only child in the family. Jeon attended a middle school in Canada and then graduated from Seoul Arts High School. After high school, she attended Sejong University majoring in film. In 2018 she took a break from university to pursue her acting career more freely.
The Call, Burning
91. Ryeowon Jung
Actress | Kimssi pyoryugi
Castaway on the moon, In love and the war
92. Hyang-gi Kim
Actress | Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol
Along with the gods, Thread of lies, Proof of innocence, A werewolf boy,
93. Kim Yoo-Jeong
Actress | Gooreumi Geurin Dalbit
Thread of lies, The chaser,
94. Yu-mi Jung
Actress | Busanhaeng
Yu-mi Jung is a South Korean actress. She is best known for Silenced (2011), and Train to Busan (2016).
Jung was born on January 18, 1983 in South Korea. Her filmography also includes the films Family Ties (2006), Chaw (2009), My Dear Desperado (2010), Oki's Movie (2010), and Our Sunhi (2013).
Kim Ji Young Born 1982, Tough as iron, Psychokinesis,
95. Jeong Min Park
Actor | Daman akeseo guhasoseo
Park Jung-min is one of the most popular young leading actors in Korea, best known for starring in the critically acclaimed indie film BLEAK NIGHT (2011), which was a pivotal point in his career winning him Best New Actor at the 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards and the 37th Blue Dragon Film Awards. He has...
Key to the hearts, Svaha the sixth finger, Psychokinesis, Deliver us from evil