Article: Top Ten Korean Action Heroes Who Won Hearts In Comedy

Many times it can be seen that an actor gets typecasted into the same kind of role and genre. If an actor repeatedly works in the same genre, it gets imprinted on the audience, and it becomes hard for the audience to think of the actor in some other genre. It takes a lot of effort as well as a good script to break the typecasting for the actor. Occasionally some actors who predominately work in the action genre did work on the different genre as comedy, which got instantly popular with the audience and fans and surely proved their versatility and comic timing.

1. Ji Chang-Wook

When we talk about South Korean action heroes, the name of Ji Chang-wook firstly comes to our mind. Ji Chang-Wook has established himself as one of the most sought out actors in the action genre after starring in some of the most iconic action dramas such as The K2, Healer, etc. However, in 2017 he surprised his fans when starred in the rom-com drama, Suspicious Partner. His comic timing was much appreciated by the audience.


2. So Ji-sub

So Ji-sub has won hearts over his career in both the action and comedy genres. He has starred in rom-com such as Master's Sun, Oh My Venus, etc.


3. Hyun Bin

Hyun Bin is another South Korean heartthrob who has won hearts in both the action and comedy genres. He has proved himself in action movies such as Negotiations, Confidential Assignment, etc, and rom-com such as My Lovely Sam Soon, Secret Garden, etc.


4. Lee Min Ho

Lee Min Ho is a multitalented artist of the South Korean entertainment industry, he is an actor, model, singer, businessman, and creative director. Lee Min Ho has an equal stronghold in both the action and comedy genres. He has starred in many action genres such as City Hunter, Faith, etc. While you can see his comic timing in dramas such as Boys Over Flowers, Legends of the Blue Sea, etc.


5. Kim Soo-Hyun

Kim Soo-hyun is one of the most sought-after artists of the South Korean entertainment industry. Kim Soo-Hyun has proved his acting abilities in a wide range of genres, including action and comedy. He has starred in action flicks such as, "The Thieves," "Secretly, Greatly" etc.


6. Song Joong-Ki

Song Joong-ki is another elite actor in the list of South Korean actors. The South Korean star has impressed his fans with his action dramas such as Descendants of the Sun, Arthdal Chronicles, etc and at the same time won the hearts of the public with his comedy-drama such as Hearty Paws 2, etc.


7. Lee Seung-Gi

Lee Seung-gi is another multifaceted artist of the South Korean entertainment industry. He is a singer, actor, entertainer, and host.  The actor has done numerous dramas and movies over his career, including action and comedy. You can watch him in comedy-dramas such as, My Girlfriend is a Gumiho and for action, you can watch, Vagabond, Mouse, etc.


8. Lee Dong-Wook

Lee Dong-wook sure has grabbed many eyeballs over his career, owing to his talent and good looks! This handsome Korean Oppa has proved his range of acting in various genres and won many hearts. He has done comedy-dramas such as Touch Your Heart,  Goblin and action dramas such as Bad and Crazy.


9. Lee Do-Hwan

Lee Do-hwan is one such actor who showed both his comedic and action timing in one single drama. In the drama, The King: Eternal Monarch he played the role of two characters of a parallel universe, where he showed his range in both action and comedy and won the hearts of his fan.


10. Park Seo-Joon

Just when we thought that Park Seo-joon wouldn't be any more perfect, just then he showed his range in acting. He has starred in some great films and television series over the years. He has done action in movies such as Midnight Runner, The Divine Furry, etc.