Best Korean Actors

Listing the best Korean actors(only male actors),....
They are very very talented, I think they are much better than some Hollywood top actors...

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“ Multi talented actor...Rikidozan is my fav... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Kang-ho Song
Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ground...
“ a wonderful actor.... Thirst, Memories of Murder, JSA are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Min-sik Choi
Actor, Oldeuboi
Choi Min-shik first made a name for himself in theater before breaking into the film world with a role in Park Chong-won's acclaimed film 'Our Twisted Hero' (1992). In the mid-nineties he continued to act in theater productions as well as in several TV dramas, including Moon Over Seoul with Han Seok-gyu...
“ Very very talented actor and my favourite actor... Oldboy, Happy end are my favourites... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Byung-hun Lee
Byung-hun Lee was born in 1970 in Seoul, South Korea, and grew up in a wealthy family, thanks to his father, who was a successful businessman. He never dreamed of pursuing acting until a friend of his mother's suggested it. He auditioned for the KBS television network in 1991 and was accepted. His first project was a short lived TV series called "Asphalt My Hometown"...
“ superb actor....Iris and A bittersweet are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ My No.1 fav actor.... Love him in Someone special and all Jang Jin movies... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Dong-gun Jang
South Korean actor Jang Dong Gun starred in two record-breaking box office hits; one of which was 'Friend,' the highest grossing Korean film at the time. He gained widespread critical acclaim for his portrayal of a troubled high school student who chooses the life of organized crime, paving the way for him to star in the 2004 hit 'Taegukgi:The Brotherhood of War'...
“ No.2 fav actor... Taegukgi is my fav... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ almost all movies except time are my fav... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Woo-sung Jung
Born as the youngest of three in Seoul, South Korea. He made his debut with a TV commercial in 1994 and applied for an open audition for a leading role in The Fox with Nine Tails opposite 'So-Young Ko'. This role launched his career as one of the most promising actors in Korea. He dropped out of high school and became a full-time actor...
“ a moment and daisy are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ soo and paradise are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ guns and Talks and Man nowhere are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ Oldboy and Ditto are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ terrorist is my fav... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ chaser and yellow sea... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Jin-mo Ju
Jin-mo Ju first became interested in acting when he watched Richard Gere in "Officer and a Gentleman" at the age of ten. After graduating from Koyang High School, Ju entered the Incheon National University as a physical education major. Ju then entered South Korea's mandatory military service. After leaving the military...
“ Frozen flower, 200 pounds, A love are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ My mother mermaid and Moss are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ His all movies are my favs... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ all movies... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
“ all movies... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
In-seong Jo
Jo In-sung was born in July 28, 1981 in Seoul,South Korea. He made his debut as a model, however he started to have an acting career in 2000, however he received the public attention through the TV drama Piano alongside actor Go-Soo. Jo In-sung starred in 2003's romance movie The Classic. By 2004 he joined another TV-Series What Happened in Bali...
“ Dirty carnival and frozen flower.. ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Ahn Sung-ki
Made his film debut at the age of 5 in 1957 and has been one of the most popular actors in Korea ever since. Graduated from Korea University of Foreign Studies majoring in Vietnamese. Won the best actor award in Asia-Pacific film festival in 1993 for his role in the film 'White Badge' (based on the novel of the same title about the Vietnamese war viewed from eyes of a Korean soldier)...
“ wonderful actor... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Jung-jae Lee
Actor, Sinsegye
Apart from being a top star in film and TV, Jung-Jae Lee also works as a highly successful fashion model. One year after his debut on television in 1993, Lee was cast in his first film, a feature by Bae Chang-ho. His breakthrough came in late 1998 in the award-winning film An Affair by E-J Yong. This was followed up by another success...
“ hate him in housemaid... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Hyeon-jun Shin
Actor, Bichunmoo
Shin Hyun-june (b. March 24, 1968) was an athletics major at Yonsei University before starting a career in modeling and acting in 1989. His film debut came in veteran director Im Kwon-taek's stylish Son of a General series, set under the Japanese occupation in the 1920s. For the first half of the 1990s he continued working with Im Kwon-taek and also acted in Hwa-om-kyung...
Yong-jun Bae
Actor, April Snow
After a few roles in Korean TV movies, Yong-jun Bae became a star thanks to the series "Winter Sonata". Following this triumph, Yong-jun Bae could have chosen the easy way out and tapped into the opportunity. Instead he chose to try something different by debuting in cinema. His first part on the big screen was that of a Valmont-like ruthless seducer in Yong Je's 2003 "Untold Scandal"...
“ all dramas... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Dong-won Gang
Actor, Woochi
Gang Dong-won was born January 18, 1981 in Busan, and grew up in Changwon of Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea. His father, Gang Cheol-woo, was an engineer who later became a vice president of SPP Heavy Industries. Gang's family suffered from economic hardship at times, and Gang had to work part-time in college to pay for his tuition...
Jin-yeong Jeong
Jung Jin Young is a South Korean actor, born in the year 1964. He was born and raised in Seoul, and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Korean Language and Literature from Seoul National University, one of South Korea's most prestigious institutions. Building an interest in the arts, Jung Jin Young began acting through college theatre during his time at Seoul National University...
Min-ho Lee
Lee Min Ho is a South Korean actor who is known for his leading roles in television dramas such as Boys Over Flowers, City Hunter and Heirs. He started his career in 2006 and since then has been cast in various TV shows, short dramas and minor movie roles. He first gained widespread fame with his role as Gu Jun Pyo in Boys Over Flowers in 2009...
Joon-Gi Lee
Lee Joon gi was born in Busan, South Korea on April 17, 1982. He was raised by his mother and father and has one younger sister. Lee Joon gi is an actor/model/singer. He started his career as a model and had minor roles in Korean dramas until he landed his role as Gong-gil in The King and the Clown in 2005...
“ wonderful acting in Cinderella's Stepsister... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Yoo Gong
Actor, Busanhaeng
Gong Ji-chul (better known as Gong Yoo) was born in Busan, South Korea on 10 July, 1979. The actor is known for his movies Train to Busan, Silenced and The Age of Shadows. Gong Yoo graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Theater at Kyung Hee University and worked as a model before entering show business as a video jockey with Mnet...
Keun Suk Jang
Jang Geun Seok was born in Danyang County, Chungcheongbuk Province, South Korea. He is an only child. When he was six his career as a model began. His parents were selling their home and a potential buyer, also an agent, advised his parents that Geun-Seok should work as a model. Four years later he made his acting debut when he appeared on a TV sitcom called "Selling Happiness"...
Joong-ki Song
Song Joong-ki is a South Korean actor and MC. He is best known for his roles in television dramas Sungkyunkwan Scandal, Deep Rooted Tree and host of music show Music Bank. Song Joong-ki was educated at Daejeon St. Mary Elementary School, Hanbat Middle School, Antarctic Former High School, and graduate from Sungkyunkwan University with a Major in Business Administration...
“ Hate him.... ” - Yogesh-Odyssey-Opera
Nae-sang Ahn
Actor, Shi
Soo-hyun Kim
Soo-Hyun Kim is one of the brightest stars in East Asia. He became a household name in South Korea in 2011, playing a country bumpkin who turned out to be a musical genius in the teen-age drama 'Dream High'. His popularity sky-rocketed in 2012 when he starred in as the young king Lee Hwon in the drama 'Moon Embracing the Sun'...
Hyuk Jang
Actor, Gamgi
Ku Jin
Actor, Mother
Rain was born in Seoul, South Korea, on June 25, 1982 with the birth name Jung Jihoon. He was extremely shy in elementary school, stating in interviews that he barely spoke a word. He caught the desire to become a dancer when, at a school talent show in sixth grade, no one from his school stepped forward to dance so he gave it a try...
Seung-ryong Ryu
Born in Seo-choen, a small village, in South Korea in 1970, Seung-Ryong Ryu discovered his love for acting when he saw a play at the age of 15. Then, he went on to study theater at Seoul Institute of the Arts. For over a decade after graduating from the college, he was just an obscure actor mostly performing on the small stage...
Ji-ru Sung
Actor, H