Article: Top 10 Korean Actors Debut In Hollywood

As the Hallyu wave is spreading, people are looking forward to more Korean content, and the presence of Korean celebrities internationally is also significantly increasing. Here, we came up with the top 10 Korean actors’ debuts in Hollywood.

1. Ma Dong Seok

Ma Dong Seok is a South Korean-American actor, also known as Dong Lee. The 51-year-old actor is popularly known for his breakout role in the 2016 movie Train to Busan. Ma Dong Seok is a fantastic actor prominently known for his action roles, he was cast in the 2021 Marvel movie, The Eternals, playing the role of Gilgamesh.


2. Jun Ji Hyun

Jun Ji Hyun is a famous South-Korean actress. She is prominently known for her comedy roles in her film My sassy girl and shows like the legends of the blue sea, Love from the star, etc. The 40-years-old actress stepped into Hollywood through her lead role as Saya Ottonashi in the 2009 horror movie Blood The Last Vampire.


3. Lee Joon Gi

Lee Joon Gi is a 40 -years-old, South-Korean actor, singer, dancer, and model. The actor has worked in the Korean industry for more than 15 years, and is known for his diversified roles in various K-dramas like Moon Lovers, Flower of Evil, Lawless Lawyers, etc. Lee Joon Gi was also cast in the famous Hollywood series, The Resident Evil, as Commander Chu.


4. Bae Doona

Bae Doona is a 43-year-old South Korean actress and photographer. The actress started her acting carrier in 1999, she acted in Korean movies like The Ring Virus, Take care of my Cat, etc. Bae Doona debuted in Hollywood in 2012, she played the role of Tilda in the Hollywood movie Cloud Atlas.


5. Jeon Jong Seo

Jeon Jong Seo is a 28-years-old South Korean actress, also known as Rachel Jun. She first debuted as an actress in 2018 and worked in an award-winning film for the Cannes film festival, Burning. Jong Seo is also cast for the upcoming Hollywood movie Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon.


6. Claudia Kim

Kim Soo-Hyun, popularly known as Claudia Kim, is a 37-years-old South-Korean model and actress. She first debuted as an actress in 2006 through the television series Queen of the Game. Kim got her first role in a Hollywood television series Marco Polo in 2014; she then started acting in various prominent movies like the Avengers Age of Ultron, the Fantastic Beasts, etc.


7. Park Seo Joon

Park Seo Joon is a 33-year-old South Korean actor best known for his lead roles in various Korean dramas like, What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, Fight for My Way, Itaewon Class, Hwarang, etc. The popular actor has worked in the industry for a long time and has given exceptional hit shows. Park Seo Joon is about to make his Hollywood Debut through an upcoming sequence of Captain marvel, The Marvel.


8. Yoo Teo

Kim Chi Hun is a South-Korean actor popularly known as Yoo Teo. The 41-year-old actor was born and brought up in Germany and then shifted to the US. Yoo Teo has acted in various Korean films and dramas, Vagabond, Money Game, The School nurse flies, and many more. He has also worked for several international films like, ‘Equals’ as a 2015 American film, ‘Leto’ a 2018 Russian film, etc.  Yeo Too will officially debut in Hollywood by appearing as the main lead in his upcoming film Past Lives by A24.


9. HoYeon Jung

Jung Ho-Yeon is a South Korean actress and model popularly known for her role in the popular Korean series Squid games. The 28-year-old actress also appeared in the 2022 music video of The Weeknd’s song, Out of Time. She also nabbed a role in the movie The Governess, by A24.


10. Jennie

Jennie Kim is a renowned South-Korean singer, rapper, and member of the popular girl group Blackpink. The 26-year-old artist will soon give her acting debut in the upcoming year through the HBO series named The Idol.