8 Supporting Actors & Actresses In Korean Drama – As we all know Korean dramas always present stories that are fresh or full of plot twists. Not only the story, the presence of the actors and actresses also makes the drama come alive. If you watch a lot of K-dramas, you will find that there are many supporting actors and actresses appearing in several K-dramas.
Sometimes, they even appear in K-dramas that air at the same time! No less interesting than the story and the main character, these supporting actresses and actors are even able to attract attention because they are funny, refreshing and charismatic.
Here are 8 supporting artists in Korean Drama :
1. Kang Ki Young
Who likes to see this one actor in K-drama? The 37-year-old actor often appears in K-dramas. He has played many characters ranging from silly and clumsy to hysterical and insightful.
From selling fried chicken at Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo to giving dating advice to Park Seo Joon in What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim. Thanks to his slick and attention-grabbing acting, he has won awards.
One of them was the 2018 MBC Drama Award in the Best Supporting Actor category for his role in the drama My Secret Terrius. Kang Ki Young always displays natural acting in captivating viewers.
2. Park Jin Joo
Park Jin Joo has played many roles in dramas where he is the best friend we always look up to. The characters are loyal, sassy, funny, and always a lot of fun! One of his unforgettable roles was as the cute and sometimes aggressive Hong Jin Joo in Into The World Again.
However, you also definitely won’t forget his role as a friend and fangirling friend of Park Min Young in the drama Her Private Life. In addition, Park Jin Joo is also a loyal friend of Kim Joo Hun who is always frustrated because of Seo Yeji’s behavior in the drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, as well as the latest drama, Lovestruck In the City. His unique charm of being dry and stoic when delivering his sarcastic sentences is often so impressionable. But, you know what, Bela? Park Jin Joo also has an amazingly good voice, you know!
3. Kim Won Hae
There doesn’t seem to be a single K-drama out there that Kim Won Hae hasn’t been involved in – kidding, but not really kidding. In fact, Kim Won Hae does often appear in the K-drama we are watching, his role can be very different in each drama.
Most people, maybe even yourself will remember him as the hilarious office worker in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon. But apparently, this former member of Saturday Night Live Korea has been acting in movies and K-drama since late 1991. Recently, he managed to bring us to tears in the drama Youth Of May as a disabled father. Shortly after, he returned to greet K-drama lovers in his role as an office worker at a magazine company in the romantic comedy drama Monthly Magazine Home. The two roles are so different, but he still manages to capture the hearts of their respective viewers.
4. Jung Moon Sung
Jung Moon Sung is well known in the Korean entertainment industry as a musical actor. But he is also famous for his small roles in many dramas. He always manages to captivate viewers’ hearts and is most clearly seen in his role as Captain Yoo Dae Wi’s older brother in the popular series Prison Playbook.
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You will also get to know him very well as the loyal and warm-hearted junior Kim Jun Hwan (Jung Kyung Ho), Do Jae Hak in the drama Hospital Playlist. He’s an actor we always look forward to when he’s in a K-drama
5. Lee Joon Hyuk (1972)
Lee Joon Hyuk is another supporting actor who appears frequently in every K-drama you watch. His presence in his K-dramas is endless, and you’re guaranteed to remember the characters he played. One of them is Eunuch Jang who worked hard in the drama Love in the Moonlight. From that role, he won an award.
His role in the Hot Stove League is also unforgettable. He played the character of a disgusting and petty coach. There’s no role he can’t do, and he never fails to showcase his multitalented abilities as an actor!
6. Kim Seul Gi
This tiny and cute actress always manages to attract the attention and hearts of viewers. His dry humor and ability to lay down the law when he’s frustrated and/or upset is a joy to watch. His appearances in the dramas Oh My Ghostess, The Guardian, and Find Me In Your Memory were very memorable.
Kim Seul Gi is indeed known as a supporting actress in K-drama, but she has also played the main role in various webtoon dramas and tv movies. Even though she hasn’t had the chance to become the female lead in a K-drama, but judging by her acting talent, she deserves it.
7. Kim Mi Kyung
This one senior actress can be crowned as a mother specialist in K-dramaland. The impression that is embedded in your heart about this ahjumma is that of a mother who is always nurturing, friendly, patient, and gentle. Eits, but make no mistake, he also had a role that was 180 degrees proportional.
Some of the mother roles that drama lovers always remember are in the drama The Heirs as Park Shin Hye’s mother. Then the mother of Park Gyu Young in the series It’s Okay Not To Be Okay, Mrs. Kim Tae Hae in the drama Hi, Bye Mama, Mrs. Park Min Young in Her Private Life, and Mrs. Lee Kwang Soo in the drama The Sound of Your Heart. Another iconic role he has played is being an elite hacker for Ji Chang Wook in the drama Healer. There really is no limit to Kim Mi Kyung’s acting prowess, which is why she is a scene stealer that will always be remembered!
8. Kim Sun Young
Kim Sun Young is a familiar face we see in K-dramas when we know we’re going to get a good and iconic scene. He has the ability to evoke tears, laughter, make us feel warm, to feel exasperated.
One of her most memorable roles was her role as a single mother in Reply 1988, which made the audience emotionally immersed in her life story. Most recently, she was in the film Three Sisters where she won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Baeksang Arts Awards last year.
He never fails to captivate the hearts and attention of the audience no matter what role he plays! Hayo, who knows which dramas he has starred in? Write in the comments column, yes!