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Top 10 Most Handsome Korean Drama Actors

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Korea is not only a popular country for entertainment, but also known for handsome, good-looking faces of drama actors. Their cute eyes, sweet smile, and innocent faces makes each K-drama fans feel some heart-fluttering enjoyment. But who among them is the best? Here's the list of top 10 actors with most beautiful faces in Korean drama.

10. Gong Yoo

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Popular roles:

  • Coffee Prince (TV drama) - Choi Han-kyul
  • Big (TV drama) - Seo Yoon-jae/Kang Kyung-joon
  • Train to Busan (movie) - Seok-woo
  • The Suspect (movie) - Ji Dong-chul

Fun facts:

  • Gong Yoo's real name is Gong Ji-chul. However, Yoo is actually his mother's family name.
  • He was born on July 10, 1979 in Busan, South Korea. It is worth noting that he played the main character in the 2016 blockbuster zombie apocalypse movie, Train to Busan.
  • He played the role of a father for the fourth time in "Train to Busan." In the past he played the role of a father in "The Suspect," "Silenced," and "A Man And A Woman.".
  • He became the most popular actor in South Korea for August 2016.

9. Lee Jong-suk

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Popular roles:

  • Prosecutor Princess - Lee Woo-hyun
  • Secret Garden - Han Tae-sun
  • School 2013 - Go Nam-soon
  • I Hear Your Voice - Park Soo-ha
  • Doctor Stranger - Park Hoon
  • Pinocchio - Choi Dal-po / Ki Ha-myung

Fun facts:

  • Lee Jong-suk was born on September 14, 1989 in Yongin City, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
  • He began his modelling career at the Seoul Collection walkway in 2005, making him the youngest and most talked-about male model to debut at Seoul Collection program for Seoul Fashion Week.
  • In 2010, he made his official acting debut in the TV series titled Prosecutor Princess. The same year, he had a supporting role in the popular drama Secret Garden where he played a talented young composer with a surly attitude and a forbidden crush on the second male lead, Oska played by Yoon Sang-hyun.

8. Won Bin

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Popular roles:

  • Autumn in My Heart - Han Tae-suk
  • Friends - Kim Ji-hoon
  • Taegukgi - Lee Jin-seok
  • The Man From Nowhere - Cha Tae-sik

Fun facts:

  • Bin Won's real name is Kim Do Jin.
  • He was born on November 10, 1977 in Gangwon-do, South Korea.
  • He is married to Na-Young Lee since May 30, 2015.
  • He is a big fan of soccer game.
  • He has been appointed as a Special Representative of U.N.I.C.E.F. Korea since September 2007. As a Special Representative, he visited children in Gambia in 2009 and in East Timor in 2010.

7. Park Si-hoo

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Popular roles:

  • Cheongdamdong Alice - Seung Jo
  • The Princess' Man - Kim Seung Yu
  • Queen of Reversals - Goo Yong Shik
  • Prosecutor Princess - Seo In Woo
  • Iljimae - Shi Hoo / Ja Dol

Fun facts:

  • Park Si-hoo's real name is Park Pyung Ho.
  • He has a younger brother, Park Wu-ho is a former baseball player for the Hyundai Unicorns.
  • Under the stage name Park Si-hoo, he starred in supporting roles in the MBC TV series Let's Get Married and Which Star Are You From?.
  • As the mysterious lawyer Seo In-woo in Prosecutor Princess, he rose to fame and the term "Seo Byun syndrome" was coined for his growing fanbase.

6. Lee Min-ho

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Popular roles:

  • Boys Over Flowers - Koo Jun-Pyo
  • City Hunter - Lee Yun-Seong
  • The Heirs - Kim Tan
  • The Legend of the Blue Sea - Heo Joon-Jae / Kim Moo

Fun facts:

  • Lee Min-ho was born on June 22 1987 in Seoul, South Korea.
  • As a young child, he hoped to become a football (soccer) player, but an injury in the 5th grade of elementary school ended those dreams.
  • He is in a relationship with Suzy Bae since the beginning of 2015.
  • He has an older sister, Lee Yong-jung, who is also the CEO of MYM Entertainment, his current label.

5. Kim Bum

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Popular roles:

  • Boys Over Flowers - So Yi-jung
  • That Winter, the Wind Blows - Park Jin-sung
  • Death Bell - Kang Hyeon
  • East of Eden - Lee Dong-cheol
  • Padam Padam: The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats - Lee Gook-soo

Fun facts:

  • Kim Sang-bum was born in Seoul, South Korea on July 7, 1989.
  • In February 2012 Kim's agency announced that he was suffering from degenerative arthritis due to the dramatic weight-loss he experienced after training for his role in the JTBC cable drama Padam Padam: The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats.
  • It was revealed on November 1, 2013 that Kim Bum was dating his Goddess of Fire co-star, Moon Geun-young. However, on May 15, 2014 media outlets reported that they had ended their 7-month-long relationship.

4. Kim Hyun-joong

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Popular roles:

  • Boys Over Flowers - Yoon Ji-hoo
  • Playful Kiss - Baek Seung-jo
  • City Conquest - Baek Miru
  • Inspiring Generation - Shin Jung-tae
  • We Got Married (Ep.9-38 of season 1)

Fun facts:

  • Kim Hyun-joong was born on June 6, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea. His family consists of his parents and an older brother.
  • As a young kid, Hyun-joong excelled in his studies. He won countless math and art competitions and often ranked 1st or 2nd in his school, that his parents did not think he would become an artist.
  • He dropped out of school when he decided to become a singer.
  • He enlisted in the army for South Korea's mandatory military service on May 12, 2015 as a border patrol. He will be officially discharged on February 11, 2017.

3. Jang Geun-suk

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Popular roles:

  • Hwang Jini - Kim Eun-ho
  • Beethoven Virus - Kang Gun-woo
  • You're Beautiful - Hwang Tae-kyung
  • Pretty Man - Dokgo Ma-te
  • Lovers in Prague - Yoon Gun-hee

Fun facts:

  • Jang Geun-suk started working as a child model at the age of five after he was discovered by a talent agent.
  • He was inspired by Japanese music and bands to start learning Japanese by himself.
  • He made his acting debut in the 1997 HBS (now Channel CGV) sitcom Selling Happiness. He then continued to work in television as a child actor.
  • In 2006, he made his debut on the big screen in the Japanese horror film One Missed Call: Final where he played the role of a deaf boy.

2. Kim Soo-hyun

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Popular roles:

  • Dream High - Song Sam-Dong
  • The Moon Embracing the Sun - Lee Hwon
  • My Love From the Star - Do Min-Joon
  • The Thieves - Zampano
  • Secretly Greatly - Won Ryu-Hwan/Bang Dong-Gu

Fun facts:

  • Kim Soo-hyun was born on February 16, 1988.
  • He was a timid and introverted child during his middle school days and no one expected him to enter the entertainment industry.
  • His father, who left the family when he was young, is singer Kim Chung Hoon and was the leader of the band "Seven Dolphins".
  • At the 7th Korea Drama Awards, he won the Daesang (Grand Prize) award, which is the highest award for television.

1. Song Joong-ki

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Popular roles:

  • Sungkyunkwan Scandal - Gu Yong-ha
  • The Innocent Man - Kang Ma-ru
  • A Werewolf Boy - Chul-soo
  • Descendants of the Sun - Yoo Si-jin
  • Running Man - cast member (episodes 1–41)

Fun facts:

  • Song Joong-ki wanted to be an "actor", "athlete" and a "broadcaster" since he was in elementary school.
  • He first appeared in a TV show as a contestant on KBS's Quiz Korea, as he was there to replace his senior who was sick.
  • He made his acting debut in the 2008 period film A Frozen Flower.
  • He is one of the original cast members of the popular Korean variety show, Running Man, when it started. However, he made his farewell to the show on the 41st episode so he can focus on his acting career.
  • He began his mandatory military enlistment on August 27, 2013. After his release, he took the lead role of military Captain Yoo Si Jin in 2016 hit drama, Descendants of the Sun.

Comments

beverly cabriana on March 20, 2019:

the most handsome is song joong ki

:) on July 05, 2018:

why isn't park bo-gum in the list. :(

AniL on March 28, 2018:

sung hoon is most handsome

sumanth on January 29, 2018:

Ji chang wook isn't here

Kk on November 29, 2017:

Ji chang wook

Pm on November 26, 2017:

Ji chang wook

Emy on November 13, 2017:

You forgot Jo Chang Wook !!

Crazy K-Drama and K-Pop Fan on October 20, 2017:

Where is Ji Chang Wook?

yara_judo on October 10, 2017:

Crazy about Lee Min-ho

Vihara on June 27, 2017:

Where is Ji Chang Wook?

suryaksha ghalan on May 25, 2017:

where is ji chang wook

Sulatri on April 10, 2017:

Kim Soo Hyun

Hartley on November 18, 2016:

It should be Lee Joon Ki

Simona Gandola on November 15, 2016:

Jang Keun Suk is the most handsome for me

Ad on November 15, 2016:

Jang Keun Suk the most handsome for me

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