Article: 10 Most Iconic Korean Actresses Of All Time

South Korean actresses are loved and adored by all, all the characters have such wide range of emotions and acting. The era of soft girl is gone, actresses are doing very well with different kinds of roles, from bad-asses to geniuses on a show. They are truly proving that there is nothing that they can’t do. South Korean actresses are also known for their beauty, which people try to copy, and the fashion is attempted everywhere. Here are some of the really talented, iconic actresses who have gained fame due to their immense talent-

1. Jun Ji-Hyun

She is one of the highest paid actresses of all the time, and has starred in dramas like My Sassy girl which is a worldwide hit. She has been seen in dramas like My Love from the Star, legend of the Blue Sea, Kingdom: Ashin of the North and movies like The Thieves, The Last Vampire, II Mare (A Love Story).


2. Park Shin Hye 

She is one of the prettiest actors out there, she had an early start on her acting career and was previously seen as the younger version of many actresses, she has been seen in dramas like Prince Hours, The Heirs, Pinocchio, Sisyphus: The Myth, Memories of the Alhambra and The Doctors and movies like recent hit, #alive.


3. Song Hye Kyo 

She is one of the highest ranked celebrities male and female. This beautiful actress has been seen in  dramas like Full House, World’s Within, Descendants of the Sun, That Winter, the wind blows, Guardian Angel, All IN, and Autumn in My heart to name a few and movies like The Queens, My Brilliant Life.


4. Shin Min Ah 

She started off her career as a model, but got her fame after being a part of K-dramas like My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox, and Oh My Venus. She is a popular face amongst many ad campaigns all around South Korea. Some of her works are Hometown Cha Cha, Tomorrow, With you, Arang and the Magistrate, A love to Kill, The Devil, etc.


5. Bae Suzy 

Although she was initially a K-Pop idol, and a member of the girl band Miss A, she became even more famous as an actress and has been seen in many dramas like Vagabond, Start-Up, While You were sleeping, Uncontrollably Fond, Dream High and Gu Family Book. She has been seen in movie like Ashfall, The Sound of a Flower and Architecture 101.


6. Son Ye Jin 

She started her acting career in 2000 and has been seen in movies and dramas consistently, her dramas include Something in the Rain, Crash Landing on you, Personal Taste, Don’t Look Back: The Legend of Orpheus, alone in Love, Summer Scent, Spotlight and movies like The Negotiation, The Truth Beneath, The Last Princess, My Wife Got Married.


7. Kim Go Eun 

She had debuted with the movie named A Muse, and had won several Best New Actress awards, but she went on a hiatus to finish her college degree, when she returned, she worked on the K-drama Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, and then The King: Eternal Monarch with Lee Min Ho.


8. Park Bo-Young 

She debuted back in 2016 but with various breaks in the middle, she has been spotted in many of the renowned dramas like Strong Woman Do Bong Soon and Oh My Ghost. She has been in dramas like  Doom at Your Service, Abyss and Jungle Fish and movies like The Silenced, On Your Wedding Day etc.


9. Park Min Young 

Seen in dramas like Sungkyunkwan Scandal, City Hunter, I am Sam, Glory Jane, Healer, Dr. Jin, What’s wrong with Secretary Kim, Her Private Life, Queen for Seven Days and the recent release When the Weather is Fine, she has also been seen in the movie named The Cat. She has been constantly sought after actress after her debut in 2012.


10. Han Hyo Joo 

Seen as a brilliant actor in Korean dramas like Spring Waltz and Brilliant Legacy, she has been constantly praised for her performance  as the best actress for her role in Cold Eyes in 2013 at the award show 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, she has been constantly shifting forth between Korean Films, Japanese Films and Korean dramas.