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List of famous TV actors from South Korea, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. South Korea has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented South Korean TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from South Korea this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from South Korea then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list below has everything from Lee Yoo-ri to Sora Jung.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of South Korea in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented South Korean actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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Yoochun is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Rooftop Prince, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, Miss Ripley Park Yoo-chun, simply known as Yoochun, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, dancer, and model. He is best known as a member of the South Korean pop group JYJ, and was a former member of ...more

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Yunjin Kim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Lost, Mistresses, Lost: Missing Pieces Yunjin Kim is an American film and theater actress born in South Korea. Although she is best known in the English-speaking world for her role as Sun on the American television series Lost, Kim ...more

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Lee Jeong-jin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
The Fugitive: Plan B, April Kiss, Love Story in Harvard Lee Jung-jin, is a South Korean actor.

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Choi Cheol-ho is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Dong Yi, Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin, Dae Jo Yeong Choi Cheol-ho is a South Korean actor. He rose to fame after appearing in the hit drama Queen of Housewives. Other notable roles include King Seonjo in The Immortal Lee Soon-shin, Geolsa Biu in ...more

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Yoon Kye-sang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Road No. 1, Triple Yoon Kye-sang is a South Korean actor and singer. He began his career in 1999 as part of the K-pop boy band g.o.d, then left the group in 2004 to pursue an acting career. He made his acting ...more

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Daniel Dae Kim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Lost, Hawaii Five-0, The Legend of Korra Daniel Dae Kim is an American actor, producer, and director. Kim is best known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, and Johnny Gat in the Saints Row series of ...more

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Han Hyo Joo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Dong Yi, Brilliant Legacy, Spring Waltz Han Hyo-joo is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading roles in the television dramas Brilliant Legacy and Dong Yi, as well as the film Cold Eyes for which she won Best Actress ...more

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Jin-hee Ji is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Dong Yi, Dae Jang Geum, Hwang Jini Ji Jin-hee is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the TV period dramas Dae Jang Geum and Dong Yi.

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Song Ok-sook is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Beethoven Virus, Smile, You Song Ok-sook is a South Korean actress. She has appeared in supporting roles in numerous television dramas, including Winter Sonata, Beethoven Virus, More Charming by the Day, and Missing You. ...more

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Gong Hyo-jin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Master's Sun, The Greatest Love, Pasta Gong Hyo-jin is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading role in the film Crush and Blush, as well as for her popular television series Sang-doo! Let's Go to School, Thank You, ...more

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Kim Seok is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Kim Seok Princess Hours, Seoul 1945 Kim Seok is a South Korean equestrian and actor. He began his career as a child actor in 1997, starring in films and television dramas such as When I Turned Nine and Seoul 1945. In 1999, Kim was ...more

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Park Ha-sun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Dong Yi, High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged, Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek Park Ha-sun is a South Korean actress. Park debuted in 2005 with the TV series Love Needs a Miracle and rose to stardom with her role as Queen Inhyeon in MBC's 2010 historical drama Dong Yi, ...more

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Jeong Jin-yeong is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Dong Yi, Love Rain, The Land of Wind Jung Jin-young is a South Korean actor. He has starred in numerous films, including Hi! Dharma!, Bunt, and The Case of Itaewon Homicide. But Jung is best known for his frequent collaborations ...more

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Lee Moon Sik is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Iljimae, The 101st Proposal Lee Moon-sik is a South Korean actor. Lee Moon-sik debuted in Jang Jin films of the late 1990s after an illustrious career in Daehaek-ro, where he learned great comic timing, ad-lib prowess, and ...more

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Bae Soo-bin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
49 Days, Dong Yi, Jumong Bae Soo-bin, is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in the television dramas Brilliant Legacy, Temptation of an Angel, 49 Days, and Dong Yi. He also starred in the films ...more

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John Cho is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Go On, FlashForward, Selfie 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, MILF Guy No. 2 who popularized the term ...more

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Paul Sun Hyung Lee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Covert Affairs, Train 48 Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is a Korean Canadian actor, well-known from the television series Train 48 as "Randy Ko" and as "Appa" in the play Kim's Convenience.

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Lee So-yeon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Dong Yi, Spring Waltz, Dr. Jin Lee So-yeon is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her roles in the films Untold Scandal and Feathers in the Wind, and the television series Temptation of an Angel and Dong Yi.

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Kim C is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Shut Up Flower Boy Band Dae-won Kim is an actor.

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Romi Park is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Naruto, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Bleach Romi Park is a Korean-Japanese voice actress, and singer born in Edogawa, Tokyo. Though born, raised and living in Japan, her nationality is Korean since her family decided to remain Korean for ...more

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Yi-young Shim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
A Hundred Year Legacy Shim Yi-young is a South Korean actress.

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Kim Ji-won is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Kim Ji-won To the Beautiful You, The Heirs Kim Ji-won is a South Korean actress. In 2011, Kim played her first lead role in the movie Romantic Heaven by director Jang Jin. In 2012, Kim performed in the new Korean drama To the Beautiful ...more

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Kim Seo Yeong is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Nalong 2, Nalong Kim Seo Yeong is a Korean voice actor. In 1999, she joined the Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation's voice acting division. She is one of the main voice actors for MBC. Currently, she is in SBS's ...more

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Rain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Full House, The Fugitive: Plan B, A Love to Kill Jung Ji-Hoon, better known by his stage name Rain, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer. Rain's musical career includes seven albums, 28 singles and numerous concert ...more

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Lee Da-hae is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
My Girl, Miss Ripley, Green Rose Lee Da-hae, or Lee Da-hey is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her roles in Korean dramas such as My Girl, Green Rose, The Slave Hunters, and Miss Ripley.

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Yoon Eun-hye is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Lie to Me, The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince, Princess Hours Yoon Eun-hye is a South Korean actress, director, singer, entertainer and model. She debuted as a member of girl group Baby V.O.X, staying with the group from 1999 to 2005. Yoon has since moved ...more

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Park Shin-hye is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox, You're Beautiful, Fall in Love Park Shin-hye is a South Korean actress, singer and dancer. She is best known for her leading roles in the television dramas You're Beautiful, Heartstrings, Flower Boys Next Door, The Heirs and ...more

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IU is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Dream High, Heroes, You're the Best Lee Ji-eun, better known by her stage name IU, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress. Her stage name is derived from the phrase "I and You", symbolizing that people can ...more

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Ha Ji-won is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Secret Garden, The King 2 Hearts, Hwang Jini Jeon Hae-rim (Hangul: 전해림; born 28 June 1978), better known by her stage name Ha Ji-won (Hangul: 하지원) is a South Korean actress. She is best known for the historical dramas Damo (2003), Hwang ...more

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Yoon Jeong-hee is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Quiz Of God Yoon Jeong-hee is a South Korean actress active since 1967.

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Jang Geun Suk is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
You're Beautiful, Love Rain, Mary Stayed Out All Night Jang Keun-suk is a South Korean actor, model and singer. He is best known for starring in the television dramas Beethoven Virus, You're Beautiful, Mary Stayed Out All Night, Love Rain, and

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Lee Byung-hun is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Iris, All In, Beautiful Days Lee Byung-hun is a South Korean actor and martial artist. A popular and acclaimed actor in South Korea, he is best known for Joint Security Area, A Bittersweet Life, The Good, the Bad, the ...more

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Song Hye-kyo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
That Winter, The Wind Blows, Autumn in My Heart Song Hye-kyo is a South Korean actress. She gained popularity through television dramas such as Autumn in My Heart, All In, Full House, and That Winter, The Wind Blows.

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Kim Bum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Boys Over Flowers, That Winter, The Wind Blows Kim Sang-bum, known by the stage name Kim Bum, is a South Korean actor, singer, and model. He is best known for his role as So Yi-jung, in Boys Over Flowers.

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Dong-hwan Jeong is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Winter Sonata, Dong Yi, Spring Waltz Dong-hwan Jeong is an actor.

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Kwon Sang-woo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Cinderella Man, Stairway to Heaven, King of Ambition Kwon Sang-woo is a South Korean actor. He rose to stardom in 2003 with the romantic comedy film My Tutor Friend and the melodrama series Stairway to Heaven.

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Sandara Park is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Komiks, The Return of Iljimae, Crazy for You Sandara Park, better known as Dara, is a South Korean idol singer, actress, and model. She is best known as being a member and the director of communications of the South Korean girl group 2NE1. ...more

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Choi Ji-woo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Winter Sonata, Air City, Stairway to Heaven Choi Ji-woo is a South Korean actress. She is most famous for starring in the television melodramas Winter Sonata, Beautiful Days and Stairway to Heaven.

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Lee Deok-hwa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
5th Republic, All In, Legend of the Patriots Lee Deok-hwa is a South Korean actor.

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Cha Seung-won is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
The Greatest Love, Athena: Goddess of War, The City Hall Cha Seung-won is a South Korean actor. He began his career as an in-demand fashion model in the 1990s, before embarking on an acting career. Cha achieved stardom through the hit comedy films ...more

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Cha Tae-hyun is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Into the Sunlight, Flowers for My Life, First Love of a Royal Prince Cha Tae-hyun is a South Korean actor and singer. Internationally he is best known for his lead roles in the box-office hit comedies My Sassy Girl and Scandal Makers.

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Jang Dong-gun is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
A Gentleman's Dignity, Medical Brothers, All About Eve Jang Dong-gun is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the films Friend and Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of War. Jang is one of the highest paid actors and celebrity ...more

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Lee Chun-hee is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Gloria, Smile, You Lee Kwang-taek, better known by his stage name Lee Chun-hee, is a South Korean actor.

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Choi Siwon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Skip Beat!, Athena: Goddess of War, Spring Waltz Choi Si-won is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boy band Super Junior and its Mandopop subgroup, Super Junior-M. He is one of the first four South Korean ...more

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Lee Dong-wook is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Scent of a Woman, My Girl, Wild Romance Lee Dong-wook is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the television dramas My Girl, La Dolce Vita, Scent of a Woman, Hotel King, and Blade Man.

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Kim Ha Neul is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
A Gentleman's Dignity, Stained Glass, On Air Kim Ha-neul is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in 1998 with Bye June, and is best known for her starring roles in the romantic comedies My Tutor Friend, Too Beautiful to Lie ...more

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Byeon Hee-bong is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox, My Girl, Green Rose Byun Hee-bong is a South Korean actor.

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Myung Se-bin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Wedding, Prince Hours, Three Sisters Myung Se-bin is a South Korean actress. A textile graduate from Dongduk Women's University, Myung was spotted in 1996 at a department store in Seoul by singer Shin Seung-hun, who cast her in his ...more

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Ku Hye-sun is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Boys Over Flowers, The Musical, The Kitchen Musical Ku Hye-sun is a South Korean actress, singer/songwriter and director. She is best known for her roles in the television dramas Pure in Heart, Boys Over Flowers and Angel Eyes.

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Lee Ji-ah is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from South Korea
Athena: Goddess of War, Beethoven Virus, Me Too Lee Ji-ah is an actress.