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The Best Korean Actresses Of All Time

Here are the top leading ladies of South Korea. While all beautiful women, we're ranking the most talented Korean actresses ever. Whether you're looking for the highest paid stars or the prettiest Korean actresses, this list of famous Korean actresses includes older actors over 40 as well as new and young celebs. Appearing in films, Korean dramas, and international media, some of the most popular Korean actresses include Jun Ji-hyun, Bae Doona, Song Hye-kyo, and Park Shin-hye.

Vote up the top South Korean actresses, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

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  • Son Ye-jin
    1

    Crash Landing on You (2019), Spellbound (2011), A Moment to Remember (2004), Something in the Rain (2018), Personal Taste (2010)

  • IU
    2

    Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016), Hotel Del Luna (2019), My Mister (2018), Dream High (2011), The Producers (2015)

  • Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), My Love from Another Star (2013), My Sassy Girl (2001), Assassination (2015), Windstruck (2004)

  • Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), Oh My Ghost (2015), Scandal Makers (2008), A Werewolf Boy (2012), Abyss (2019)

  • Shin Min-a
    5

    Oh My Venus (2015), A Bittersweet Life (2005), My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho (2010), Tale of Arang (2012), Tomorrow, With You (2017)

  • What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018), Healer (2014), Seven Day Queen (2017), City Hunter (2011), Dr. Jin (2012)

  • Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (2016), Dr. Romantic 2 (2020), Cheese in the Trap (2016), Doctors (2016), Miss & Mrs. Cops (2019)

  • Love Alarm (2019), Bring It On, Ghost (2016), While You Were Sleeping (2017), The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (2017), Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016)

  • The Handmaiden (2016), Mr. Sunshine (2018), Little Forest (2018), 1987: When the Day Comes (2017), Moon Young (2017)

  • Kim Go-eun
    10

    Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016), Tune in for Love (2019), The King: Eternal Monarch (2020), Cheese in the Trap (2016), Coin Locker Girl (2015)

  • Bae Suzy
    11

    Gu Family Book (2013), Vagabond (2019), Uncontrollably Fond (2016), Dream High (2011), Architecture 101 (2012)

  • Kim Yoo-jung
    12

    Moonlight Drawn by Clouds (2016), The Chaser (2008), Commitment (2013), The Moon That Embraces the Sun (2012), Thread of Lies (2014)

  • Kim Ji-won
    13

    Fight for My Way (2017), Arthdal Chronicles (2019), Descendants of the Sun (2016), Heirs (2013), Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead (2018)

  • Yoo In-na
    14

    Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016), Touch Your Heart (2019), My Secret Hotel (2014), My Love from Another Star (2013), One More Happy Ending (2016)

  • Seo Ji-hye
    15

    Crash Landing on You (2019), Punch (2014), Black Knight (2017), Jealousy Incarnate (2016), 49 Days (2011)

  • Kim Young-ok
    16

    The King: Eternal Monarch (2020), Boys Over Flowers (2009), Coffee Prince (2007), Witch's Love (2018), Dear My Friends (2016)

  • Jung So-min
    17

    Mischievous Kiss (2010), Because This Is My First Life (2017), The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (2018), The Sound of Your Heart (2016), Father Is Strange (2017)

  • Parasite (2019), Mr. Sunshine (2018), Oh My Ghost (2015), A Taxi Driver (2017) Strangers from Hell (2019), My Holo Love (2020)

  • Song Hye-kyo
    19

    Descendants of the Sun (2016), That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), The Grandmaster, (2013), Full House (2004), Hwang Jin Yi (2007)

  • Heirs (2013), Pinocchio (2014), Memories of the Alhambra (2018), You Are Beautiful (2009), Doctors (2016)

  • The Beauty Inside (2015), W (2016), Dong Yi (2010), Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018), Cold Eyes (2013)

  • Kim Tae-hee
    22

    Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love (2013), Hi Bye, Mama! (2020), Yong Pal (2015), My Princess (2011), Stairway to Heaven (2003)

  • Nam Ji-hyun
    23

    Suspicious Partner (2017), 100 Days My Prince (2018), Shopping King Louie (2016), Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013), Tunnel (2016)

  • Ha Ji-won
    24

    Secret Garden (2010), The King 2 Hearts (2012), The Empress Ki (2013), Hwang Jin Yi (2006), 100 Days with Mr. Arrogant (2004)

  • Kim Da-mi
    25