Have you ever wondered who the 10 best Korean movie stars might be? Some Korean actors are known only in their country, and some are huge stars all around the world. Here is a list of the best Korean movie stars and some of their work.
1. Song Seung-heon. The strikingly handsome Song is a model turned actor. Song became popular when he joined the cast of the Korean sitcom "Three men, Three women." He became a star after joining the cast of "Autumn Story," the Korean drama that was exported all over Asia. He has also appeared in the movies, "The Invincible," and "Ice Rain."
2. Kim Tae-hee. Kim is a South Korean actress who rose to stardom as an evil step sister on the popular SBS TV series "Stairway to Heaven". She has appeared in four movies to date, and was awarded the Deajong Film Awards, Overseas Popularity Award-Female for her role in the 2007 movie, "The Restless."
3. Kim Hyun Joong. Joong first appeared on TV in 2006. Kim became popular after joining the cast of the MBC reality show "We got Married," in 2008. He is also a member of the Korean boy band SS501.
4. Kwon Sang-woo. Kwon has been acting for four short years, and he is already a star. Woo began his career in the Korean movie "Volcano High," and went on to star in the TV drama, "Stairs to Heaven," which was exported all over Asia.
5. Min Hyo Rin. Min is a singer, model, and actress. She is know for her role in the Mnet TV show "The Korean Olsen Twins," which aired in 2008, she also appears in the TV drama, "Triple." Min's birth name is Jung Eun Ran.
6. Bae Yong-joon. Bae began his career after graduating from Sung kyung kwan University. Bae went on to star in TV dramas such as "Salut D Amour," and "Six Steps to Separation." He has appeared in five movies to date, but gained international stardom for his dramatic role in the Korean TV series "Winter Sonata."
7. So Ji-sub. So is a model turned actor. He got his big break playing a gangster in the 2002 Korean movie, "Glass Slippers." So went on to win numerous SBS and KBS Drama Awards for his role in the popular TV show, "I'm Sorry I love You." He is currently the star of the TV drama "Cain and Abel."
8. Song Hye-kyo. The beautiful Song was the star of the 2005 Korean movie, "My girl and I." She is popular within many Asian countries, and has also appeared in the TV dramas, "Autumn Fairytale," and "Hotelier."
9. Yoon Eun-hye. Yoon was deemed one of the hottest stars of 2006, she went on to star in the movie "Escaping Charisma." She is also the star of the Korean TV show "Goong." Yoon was a singer before becoming a film and TV star, she has no formal training as an actress.
10. Jeon Ji-hyeon. Jeon was a popular model and TV actress before making her film debut in "White Valentine," in 1999. She achieved star status after her lead role in the 2001 romantic comedy "My sassy Girl", which was a hit throughout Asia. In 2009 Jeon appeared in the lead role of the international co-produced Hollywood movie, "Blood: The Last Vampire."