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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. He has also starred in the critically ...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.