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List of famous film actors and actresses from South Korea, listed by their popularity with photos when available. South Korea has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best South Korean screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of South Korea and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Kang Jae-Won to Kim Ji Ho.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best South Korean actors?" and "Which movies stars are from South Korea?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of South Korea in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented South Korean film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Seungri is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 29
Lee Seung-hyun (born December 12, 1990), better known by his stage names Seungri and V.I (when performing in Japan), is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and ...more

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Kim Yoo Jung is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 20
Kim Yoo-Jung is a South Korean actress. After her acting debut, she became one of the best known child actresses in Korea. Kim later transitioned into teen roles, starring in the television ...more

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Kim Khobbi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
Kim Khobbi age 34
Kim Kkot-bi is a South Korean actress. The syllables of her first name literally means "flower" and "rain".

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Ji-min Yun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 40
Yoon Ji-min is a South Korean actress. She played Ji in the period action series Warrior Baek Dong-soo.

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Song Ha-yoon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 33
Song Ha-yoon is a South Korean actress. She debuted as Kim Byul but changed her stage name to Song Ha-yoon in 2012.

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Yoo Ah-in is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 33
Yoo Ah-in is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in the historical drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal and the coming-of-age film Punch.

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Moon Sung-keun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 66
Moon Sung-keun is a South Korean actor and politician. Moon was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1953. His father was Rev. Moon Ik-hwan, who fought for democracy alongside Kim Dae-jung under the ...more

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John Cho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 47
John Yohan Cho is a South Korean born American actor and musician. He starred as Harold Lee in the Harold & Kumar films and played the character John. He has also starred in the critically ...more

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Kim Jin-kyu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
Dec. at 75 (1923-1998)
Kim Jin-kyu was a South Korean actor, film director and producer.

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Kim Seong-Ryeong is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 52
Kim Seong-Ryeong is an actress.

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Hah Myung-joong is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 72
Hah Myung-joong is a South Korean actor, film director, producer, planner, and screen writer. Hah started his career as an actor, but expanded his career to film directing, and film producing. ...more

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Kim Seon-Kyeong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 51
Kim Seon-Kyeong is an actress.

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Mi-kyung Kim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
Mi-kyung Kim age 56
Kim Mi-Kyeong is an actress.

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Esom is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 29
Esom is a South Korean actress and model.

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Hye-ok Kim is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 61
Kim Hye-ok is a South Korean actress.

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Sohee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 27
Ahn So-hee, commonly known by her stage name Sohee, is a South Korean idol singer, actress, dancer, model and MC. She was the visual, and former member of the popular South Korean girl group ...more

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Shin Seong-il is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 82
Shin Seong-il is a South Korean actor, film director, producer, and former politician. He was a star in the 1960s and 1970s, and has starred in over 500 films.

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Stephanie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 32
Stephanie is a member of the musical group, The Grace.

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Moon Jung-hee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
Moon Jung-hee age 43
Moon Jung-hee is a South Korean stage, film, and television actress.

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Lee Jeong-jin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 41
Lee Jung-jin, is a South Korean actor.

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Yesung is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 35
Kim Jong-woon (born August 24, 1984), better known by his stage name Yesung, is a South Korean singer and actor. He debuted in 2005 as a member of Super Junior and its subgroups Super ...more

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Park Nou-sik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
Dec. at 65 (1930-1995)
Park Noh-sik was a South Korean actor. Park was born in Suncheon, South Jeolla province, Korea in 1930. Park graduated from Suncheon School of Education. Park debuted as an actor in 1956 by ...more

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Kwon Min-Jung is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
Kwon Min-Jung age 43
Kwon Min-Jung is an actress.

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Kim Donguk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
Kim Donguk
Kim Donguk is a film score composer.

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Lee Si-young is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from South Korea
age 37
Lee Si-young is a South Korean actress and amateur boxer.