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10 Most Popular Korean Actors You’ve Probably Seen Everywhere

If you’ve been in the Kdrama world for any length of time, then you should be familiar with at least five actors on this list.

They’re the ones who gave both blood and sweat to bring your fave dramas to the screen and play your favorite characters and they deserve all the accolades. 

1. Lee Min Ho 

Known for his charismatic performances, Lee Min-ho rose to fame with his roles in Boys Over Flowers and The Heirs

His ability to portray a range of characters with depth and emotion has made him a beloved figure in the world of K-dramas.

2. Park Hyung Sik

From his early days as a member of the idol group ZE:A to his successful acting career, Park Hyung-sik has impressed audiences with his talent and charisma. 

Known for his roles in dramas like Strong Woman Do Bong-soon, Happiness, and Our Blooming Youth, he continues to garner praise for his captivating performances.

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3. Kim Soo Hyun 

Kim Soo-hyun gained international fame for his role in the immensely popular drama My Love from the Star.

His portrayal of an alien who falls in love with a human captivated audiences worldwide. 

And he has since solidified his status as a top actor with roles in Moon Embracing the Sun and It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.

4. Song Joong Ki 

Song Joong-ki’s breakthrough role in Descendants of the Sun catapulted him to stardom both domestically and internationally. 

In this drama, he played a charming and dedicated soldier and he captured the hearts of viewers around the world. 

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5. Park Bo Gum 

Known for his roles in Reply 1988 and Love in the Moonlight, Park Bo-gum has won the hearts of viewers with his boyish charm and heartwarming performances. 

His ability to portray sincere and relatable characters has earned him a dedicated fan following and I’m a proud subscriber.

6. Park Seo Joon 

Park Seo-Joon has risen to fame with his captivating performances in dramas like Kill Me, Heal Me, She Was Pretty, and What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim

Known for his handsome looks and strong screen presence, he continues to charm audiences with his versatile acting abilities.

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7. Gong Yoo 

Gong Yoo gained international acclaim for his role in the critically acclaimed drama Goblin, which is my all-time favorite drama.

In this one, he played a centuries-old goblin with a tragic past and even his cameo in Squid Game left the entire globe stunned. 

He’s hands-down one of the most beloved actors in the industry and I can’t wait for his next project. 

8. Ji Chang Wook 

From action-packed thrillers like Healer and The Worst of Evil to romantic comedies like Melting Me Softly and Welcome To Samdal-ri, Ji Chang-wook’s versatility absolutely shines.

His intense gaze and undeniable charisma have made him a favorite among fans around the world and I am 100% a fan girl.

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9. Lee Jong Suk 

Rising to fame with School 2013 and gaining further recognition with W: Two Worlds, Lee Jong-suk has proven his acting prowess time and again. 

His ability to portray complex characters with depth and authenticity has earned him praise from critics and viewers alike.

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10. Yoo Ah In 

With memorable performances in dramas like Secret Love Affair, Hellbound, and Chicago Typewriter, Yoo Ah In has earned praise for his nuanced portrayals of diverse characters. 

Yoo Ah In absolutely immerses himself in whatever roles he’s given, so that’s why I know that even though he hasn’t fallen on hard times at the moment, his comeback is going to be fantastic.

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