The Best K-Drama Actresses Of All Time

If you're deciding on good Korean shows to watch, try the ones featuring the best Korean drama actresses of all time. Including some of the most talented actresses in South Korea, this list of famous K-drama women also features singers, models, and K-pop idols who've had prominent roles on TV. Song Hye-kyo, Son Ye-jin, and Park Bo-young are just a few of the most popular (and beautiful) Korean drama stars.

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

Ranked by
  • Son Ye-jin
    1

    Crash Landing on You (2019), Something in the Rain (2018), Personal Taste (2010), Don't Look Back: The Legend of Orpheus (2013), Spotlight (2008)

  • IU
    2

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

  • Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), Oh My Ghost (2015), Abyss (2019), Star's Lover (2008), Strongest Chil Woo (2008)

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

  • 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)

  • Kim Go-eun
    6

    Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016), The King: Eternal Monarch (2020), Cheese in the Trap (2016)

  • Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (2016), Dr. Romantic 2 (2020), Cheese in the Trap (2016), Doctors (2016), It's Okay, That's Love (2014)

  • Bae Suzy
    8

    While You Were Sleeping (2017), Gu Family Book (2013), Vagabond (2019), Uncontrollably Fond (2016), Dream High (2011)

  • Yoo In-na
    9

    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)

  • Kim Ji-won
    10

    Fight for My Way (2017), Arthdal Chronicles (2019), Descendants of the Sun (2016), Heirs (2013), Gap Dong (2014)

  • Shin Min-a
    11

    Oh My Venus (2015), My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho (2010), Tale of Arang (2012), Tomorrow, With You (2017), Chief of Staff (2019)

  • Jun Ji-hyun
    12

    Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), My Love from Another Star (2013), Happy Together (1999), Fascinate My Heart (1998)

  • Song Hye-kyo
    13

    Descendants of the Sun (2016), That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), Full House (2004), Encounter (2018), Autumn in My Heart (2000)

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

  • Seo Ji-hye
    15

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

  • Moonlight Drawn by Clouds (2016), Clean with Passion for Now (2018), The Moon That Embraces the Sun (2012), Angry Mom (2015), Love Cells (2014)

  • 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)

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

  • Kim Da-mi
    20
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    21

    Seo Yea-ji

  • Suspicious Partner (2017), 100 Days My Prince (2018), Shopping King Louie (2016), 365: Repeat the Year (2020), What's with This Family (2014)

  • Gong Hyo-jin
    23

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

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

  • Mr. Sunshine (2018), Oh My Ghost (2015), Strangers from Hell (2019), Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (2016), My Holo Love (2020)