Article: Ten Korean Actors Who Have Acted In Foreign Projects

Korean dramas have received international popularity. This has made the actors too globally popular. The products these actors endorse have huge sales, and their fan meets tickets are always sold out. Because of this, the actors are approached by foreign industries to star in their projects. Check this list to know about few such actors.

1. Ma Dong Seok 

Ma Dong Seok is an action star and most of his roles allow him to show his skills. Most viewers know him for his strong character in 'Train to Busan.' He acted in the American film 'Eternals' and is globally known as Don Lee.


2. Claudia Kim

Claudia Kim's Korean name is Kim Soo Hyun. She has starred in the Hollywood movie 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' and played Nagini in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.' She recently appeared in the Korean show 'Chimera.'


3. Ji Chang Wook

It is a well-known fact that Ji Chang Wook became a global star with his action drama 'Healer.' Two years after this he got to star in the Chinese drama 'The Whirlwind Girl 2,' which was based on a novel.


4. Kim Hee Sun

Kim Hee Sun had an important role in the Chinese film 'The Myth' opposite Jackie Chan, and she got this chance because of her immense popularity in Korea. She has had her share of hit dramas and her recent show was 'Tomorrow.'


5. Lee Joon Gi

The 'Flower of Evil' star has gained international fans from the beginning of his career. He has acted in a Chinese film named 'Never Said Goodbye' and the American film 'Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.'


6. Rain

Not many know that K-pop star Jung Ji Hoon popularly known as Rain, has acted in foreign projects. He has worked in the American films 'Ninja Assassin' and 'The Prince.' He has acted in the Chinese movie 'For Love or Money.'


7. Bae Doona

Bae Doona is popular across the world for her movies when compared to her dramas. She is a part of the American Movies 'Jupiter Ascending' and 'Cloud Atlas.' She has also acted in the Japanese film 'Air Doll.'


8. Lee Byung Hun

Mr. Sunshine's first Hollywood movie 'G.I.Joe: The Rise of Cobra.' He has acted in several American movies after this like, 'Red 2,' 'Terminator Genisys,' and 'The Magnificent Seven. One of his next projects in also an American Netflix film.


9. Jun Ji Hyun

Jun Ji Hyun's role is 'My Sassy Girl' drastically changed the number of fans she had. She played the lead in the Japanese film 'Blood: The Last Empire' and the Chinese film 'The Snow Flower and The Secret Fan.'


10. Youn Yuh Jung 

The veteran actress has played a variety of roles in her long career and she got international recognition with the American film 'Minari.' After this, she also starred in the American television series 'Pachinko.'