K-Pop The Best K-pop Idol Actors & Actresses  

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List Rules No cameos. Only Kpop idols in supporting or lead roles.

Although many K-pop idols appear on variety shows and make cameos in Korean dramas, only the most talented Kpop stars became successful actors. Whether it was a lead role in a K-drama or the comedic supporting role in a movie, this list of the best Kpop actors includes older and current South Korean artists. Who are the top K-pop idols-turned-actors?

After making her acting debut in Reply 1997, Apink's Eunji has starred in multiple dramas, even landing the lead role as Elle Woods in South Korea's production of the Legally Blonde musical. Other good idol-turned-actresses include Hyeri from Girl's Day, Yoona from Girls' Generation, and Seolhyun from AOA. If you want to watch your favorite handsome idol-turned-actors, check out BTS' V, Rain and Highlight's Yoo Doo-joon of the Let's Eat series.

Vote up the best K-pop actors and actresses who have successfully broke into TV and film. 

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Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)

V is a member of the musical group BTS. ...more on Wikipedia

Labels: Big Hit Entertainment

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Hyung Sik

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The Heirs (2013)

High Society (2015)

Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016)

Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017)

Suits (2018)

Hyung Sik is a member of the musical group ZE:A. ...more on Wikipedia

Labels: Star Empire Entertainment, United Artists Agency

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Im Yoona

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Love Rain (2012)

Prime Minister & I (2013)

The K2 (2016)

Confidential Assignment (2017)

The King in Love (2017)

Im Yoona is a South Korean singer and actress. She is a member of the South Korean girl group Girls' Generation and has participated in various television dramas such as You Are My Destiny, Love Rain and Prime Minister and I. ...more on Wikipedia

Labels: SM Entertainment

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Yook Sungjae

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Reply 1994 (2013)

Plus Nine Boys (2014)

The Village: Achiara's Secret (2015)

Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016)

Yook Sung-jae is a South Korean singer, actor and host. He is a member of the boy group BtoB and its sub-group, BtoB Blue. Aside from his group's activities, Yook is known for acting in television dramas, Who Are You: School 2015 (2015), The Village: Achiara's Secret (2015) and Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016). ...more on Wikipedia

Labels: Cube Entertainment

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