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The Best K-Drama Actors Of All Time

Over 7.5K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best K-Drama Actors Of All Time

If you're deciding on good Korean shows to watch, try the ones featuring the best Korean drama actors of all time. Including some of the most talented actors in South Korea, this list of famous K-drama actors also features singers, models, and K-pop idols who've had prominent roles on TV. Hyun Bin, Park Seo-joon, and Gong Yoo are just a few of the most popular (and handsome) Korean drama stars.

Vote up the top Kdrama actors, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. 

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  • Park Seo-joon

    Park Seo-joon

    Age: 34
    2,603 votes
    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

    Park Seo-joon, renowned for his knack for breathing life into a diverse range of roles, has swiftly catapulted himself to stardom in the Korean drama sphere. With hit TV series under his belt, such as Kill Me, Heal Me and She Was Pretty, he is celebrated for his unwavering commitment to his craft and enchanting on-screen presence.

  • Gong Yoo
    Age: 43
    1,701 votes
    • Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

    Gong Yoo, best known for his captivating performance in the hit drama Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, has built up a string of TV successes, making him a household name in the Korean drama world. His ability to melt into his roles, presenting audiences with natural and genuine performances, skyrockets his popularity with fans and critics alike.

  • Ji Chang-wook

    Ji Chang-wook

    Age: 35
    1,739 votes
    • Birthplace: Anyang, South Korea

    Ji Chang-wook, a powerhouse in the world of Korean dramas, has secured his place among industry greats with lauded turns in shows like Healer and Suspicious Partner. With his impeccable acting skills and magnetic charm, he effortlessly captivates viewers' hearts in every project he takes on.

  • Park Hyung-sik
    1,864 votes
    • Birthplace: Yongin, South Korea

    Park Hyung-sik, an accomplished actor boasting a slew of hit TV series, has been winning over legions of fans with his engaging performances in shows like Strong Girl Bong-soon and The Heirs. With his undeniable talent, charisma, and versatility, he has established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the world of Korean dramas.

  • Lee Jong-suk
    1,799 votes
    • Birthplace: Suwon, South Korea

    Lee Jong-suk, having made an indelible mark on Korean television with roles in Pinocchio and While You Were Sleeping, is applauded for his ability to truly embody his characters. His masterful portrayals and emotive performances have made him a much-loved icon among drama enthusiasts.

  • Nam Joo-hyuk
    1,759 votes

    Nam Joo-hyuk, a rising talent burning brightly in the Korean dramatic firmament, has demonstrated his acting prowess in popular shows like Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo and The Bride of Habaek. With each role, he unlocks a new depth of his talent, further cementing his place among the industry elite.