Article: Top 10 Successful Korean Tv And Movie Stars Who’s Name Starts With D

Many Korean TV; and movie stars got recognition after sheer hard work. The celebrities started with nothing, barely having a proper meal a day. It took them a lot of dedication, perseverance, and discipline to be where they are now. Fame and popularity come with a price, and sometimes our favorite stars may be followed by obsessive fans, but in the end, it shows how successful they are. From the budding star Lee Do Hyun to versatile actress Bae Donna, let’s list down the top 10 successful Korean stars whose name starts ‘D.’

1. Lee Dong Wook

Hallyu Star Lee Dong Wook gained international fame and success with the 2005 drama My Girl. He is best known for playing the role of a ‘Grim Reaper’ in the 2018 K-drama Goblin, leading roles in Touch Your Heart, Strangers from Hell, Tale of the Nine-tailed, and Bad And Crazy.

Lee Dong Wook was confirmed for a leading role in Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938, season 2 and season 3. Fans call him a living vampire as his skin glows like he’s in his 20 when his actual age is 40.

2. Kim Da-Mi

Kim Da-mi is popularly acclaimed for her role in the 2018 movie ‘The Witch: Part 1 The Subversion’,  where she did many intense and challenging fighting scenes.

She later made her drama debut with ‘Itaewon Class’ alongside Park Seo Joon. She recently starred in a soft rom-com SBS Drama ‘Our Beloved Summer,’ with Choi Woo Shik. Our Beloved Summer was well loved among the viewers during its airing time.

3. Bae Doona

The veteran K-drama lovers know how popular Bae Doona is in the Korean and Hollywood entertainment industry. She made her Hollywood debut with Cloud Atlas. She has worked in many hit Korean series such as ‘Kingdom’ and ‘Kingdom: Season 2’. She has recently starred in ‘The Silent Sea’ alongside Hallyu star Gong Yoo.

4. Jeon Do-Yeon

Jeon Do-Yeon is a highly acclaimed actress from South Korea who has worked in several dramas and movies. She is the first and only Korean actress to be awarded an ‘Acting Award’ at the 60th Cannes Film Festival for Secret Sunshine.

She has also worked with Gong Yoo in the adult movie A Man and A Woman.

5. Lee Da Hee

The South Korean actress, model, actress, and singer got her breakthrough in the fantasy courtroom drama ‘I Can Hear Your Voice in 2013 and bagged many prestigious awards for the drama. She acted alongside Hallyu star Lee Jong Suk in the drama. She is known for her leading roles in ‘The Beauty Inside,’ and ‘WWW: Search.’

6. Kwak Dong-Yeon

The South Korean actor Kwak Dong-Yeon gained international recognition and fame because of his role as Vincenzo’s Dongseong (younger brother) in the Netflix drama ‘Vincenzo.’ He was loved and admired for his outstanding performance in Vincenzo.

He plays a Supporting Character as Jerry in a Disney drama ‘Big Mouth’ alongside Lee Jong Suk.

7. D.O

D.O is a South Korean actor, singer, and member of the  Korean-Chinese boyband E.X.O.

He is popularly known for his leading roles in ‘100 Days My Prince,’ and ‘EXO Next Door.’ He was nominated for Best New Actor for his debut supporting role in ‘That’s Okay, It’s Love’, at the 2014 Baeksang Arts Award.

The actor has a huge fanbase as he’s an Idol-turned actor.

8. Kim Dong-Wook

Kim Dong Wook gained popularity and best reviews for his career for his project ‘The Concubine’, where he played the character of an obsessed and tormented King. He is known for his leading role in ‘You Are My Spring,’ and ‘Find Me In Your Memory.’ He has recently starred in ‘The King Of Pigs’.

9. Kim Dong Young

The South Korean singer Kim Dong Young is the main vocalist of the K-pop boyband NCT. He made his acting debut with a lead role in a 2021 MBC web series ‘Midnight Season 3: Curious Stalker’. Kim Dong Young is popularly known as Doyoung and has a huge fanbase, as he is an idol-turned-actor.

10. Lee Do-Hyun

Lee Do Hyun got recognition after starring in the Hong Sister’s fantasy drama ‘Hotel Del Luna’ when he acted as the second lead and gave a significant heartbreak to viewers. He also bagged three New Actor Awards for his role in 18 Again, one of which was from the 57thBaeksang Arts Awards. He is known for his leading roles in ‘Youth Of May,’ ‘Melancholia,’ ’18 Again,’ and Sweet Home. He is currently busy filming for the revenge-based drama ‘The Glory.’