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The Best Korean Actresses Of All Time

June 9, 2020 16.9k votes 753 voters 4.6k views80 items

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.

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  • Park Shin-hye1

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

  • Son Ye-jin2

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

  • Kim Young-ok3
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    151

    Kim Young-ok

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

  • Gong Hyo-jin4

    It's Okay, That's Love (2014), Master's Sun (2013), The Producers (2015), When the Camellia Blooms (2019), The Greatest Love (2011)

  • Jun Ji-hyun5

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

  • IU6
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    292

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

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  • Kim Hye-soo7

    Signal (2016), Coin Locker Girl (2015), Hyena (2020), Tazza: The High Rollers (2006), A Special Lady (2017)

  • Ha Ji-won8
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    138

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

  • Kim Go-eun9
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    Kim Go-eun

    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)

  • Park Min-young10

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

  • Bae Suzy11
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    255

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

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  • Park So-dam12

    Parasite (2019), Cinderella and the Four Knights (2016), A Beautiful Mind (2016), The Priests (2015), The Silenced (2015)

  • Jang Na-ra13

    Hello Monster (2015), Go Back Couple (2017), School (2012), The Last Empress (2018), Oh My Baby (2020)

  • Kim Hye-ja14

    Mother (2009), Dear My Friends (2016), Princess Hours (2006), The Light in Your Eyes (2019), How to Steal a Dog (2014)

  • Song Hye-kyo15

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

  • Go Ah-sung16

    The Host (2006), Snowpiercer (2013), Life on Mars (2018), Heard It Through the Grapevine (2015), The Beauty Inside (2015)

  • Seo Ji-hye17

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

  • Park Bo-young18

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

  • Han Ji-min19

    Miss Baek (2018), One Spring Night (2019), Familiar Wife (2018), The Age of Shadows (2016), Rooftop Prince (2012)

  • Kim So-Hyun20

    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)

  • Lee Jung-eun21
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    Lee Jung-eun

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

  • Choi Ji-woo22

    Second 20s (2015), Temptation (2014), The Suspicious Housekeeper (2013), Winter Sonata (2002), Stairway to Heaven (2003)

  • Kim Tae-hee23

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

  • Lee Sung-kyung24

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

  • Yoon Eun-hye25

    Coffee Prince (2007), Princess Hours (2006), Missing You (2012), My Fair Lady (2009), Little Black Dress (2011)