Birth Place Matching "Seoul, Korea" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Steven Yeun

Actor | I Origins

Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea and his family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year and moved to United States. He began acting when studying at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI. When he realized his love for acting he went to study theatre in college instead of med...

2. John Cho

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Los Angeles, California as a child, where his father was a Christian minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley where he studied English Literature. ...

3. Byung-hun Lee

Actor | Dalkomhan insaeng

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 ...

4. Doona Bae

Actress | Cloud Atlas

Doona Bae was born in Seoul, South Korea. Her mother, Hwa-Young Kim, is a stage actress. Bae started out as a model. She soon moved to T.V. and movies, and it proved the right move. Her first movie was Ring (1999). Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000) (aka "Barking Dogs Never Bite") and Go-yang-i-leul ...

5. Chan-wook Park

Director | Ah-ga-ssi

Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Ah-ga-ssi (2016), Thirst (2009) and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002).

6. Yunjin Kim

Actress | Lost

Yunjin Kim was born on November 7, 1973 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Lost (2004), Swiri (1999) and Sebeun deijeu (2007). She has been married to Jeong-Hyeok Park since March 28, 2010.

7. Nicole Bilderback

Actress | Good Girls

Nicole "Nikki" Bilderback hails from Dallas, Tx and got her start as a dancer at the young age of 3 years old. She is proficient in contemporary, modern, lyrical, ballet, jazz and hip/hop. She is a major fitness buff and avid yogi (hot yoga), as well enjoys spin, kick boxing and is well experienced...

8. 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 ...

9. Min-ho Lee

Actor | Gangnam 1970

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 ...

10. Rain

Actor | Ssa-i-bo-geu-ji-man-gwen-chan-a

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 ...

11. Min-Ki Jo

Actor | Edeonui dongjjok

Min-Ki Jo was born on November 5, 1966 in Seoul, South Korea as Byung-Ki Jo. He was an actor, known for Edeonui dongjjok (2008), Seonduk yeowang (2009) and The Attorney (2013). He was married to Sun-Jin Kim. He died on March 9, 2018 in Seoul.

12. Ji-hyun Jun

Actress | Yeopgijeogin geunyeo

Jeon Ji-hyun (born 30 October 1981) is a South Korean actress and model famous for her role in My Sassy Girl. Jeon was born in Seoul, and studied in the Department of Theater and Film at Dongguk University. She began her career as a model in 1997, and after appearing in a number of TV sitcoms, her ...

13. Jenna Ushkowitz

Actress | Glee

Jenna Ushkowitz was born on April 28, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea as Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz. She is an actress, known for Glee (2009), Yellow Fever (2017) and Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (2009).

14. Seung-heon Song

Actor | Edeonui dongjjok

Song Seung Hun, born October 5, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea, is a model, singer and actor.

Song started his career as a model in 1995, modeling for the jeans brand STORM, and began acting in sitcoms and TV dramas in 1996.

Song is noted for his roles in Korean dramas like East of Eden, Autumn in My ...

15. Jee-woon Kim

Director | Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom

Jee-woon Kim was born on May 27, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom (2008), A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) and I Saw the Devil (2010).

16. Dong-gun Jang

Actor | Taegukgi hwinalrimyeo

South Korean actor Jang Dong -un 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...

17. Woo-sung Jung

Actor | Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom

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 Gumiho (1994) opposite 'So-Young Ko'. This role launched his career as one of the most promising actors in Korea. He dropped out of high school ...

18. Sang-soo Hong

Director | Bam gua nat

Sang-soo Hong was born on October 25, 1960 in Seoul, Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Night and Day (2008), Ji-geum-eun-mat-go-geu-ddae-neun-teul-li-da (2015) and Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (2017).

19. Phillip Rhee

Producer | Best of the Best

Phillip Rhee is a master martial artist, actor and filmmaker best known for creating the "BEST of the BEST" film franchise with his producing partner and mentor Peter E. Strauss (Executive VP and Mandalay Pictures) and Frank Giustra, a Canadian Billionaire and founder of Lions Gate. The first "Best...

20. Joy Osmanski

Actress | Santa Clarita Diet

As a baby, Osmanski was flown halfway around the world to meet her adoptive parents. Growing up in Olympia, Washington, she loved writing plays but never thought about being in them. After graduating from Principia College in three years with a degree in Creative Writing and Studio Art, Osmanski ...

21. Yeong-ae Lee

Actress | Chinjeolhan geumjassi

Yeong-ae Lee was born on January 31, 1971 in Seoul, South Korea as Lee Young-Ae. She is an actress, known for Lady Vengeance (2005), Bomnaleun ganda (2001) and The Great Jang-Geum (2003). She has been married to Jeong Ho-young since August 24, 2009. They have two children.

22. Ji-won Ha

Actress | Donggam

South Korean fresh face Ha Ji-won is a very talented actress. She first came to theater in 2000 and won an award for best new actress. Her big break was "Sex is zero" and "True or Dare". In 2003, she was cast as Chae-oak in the famous Korean TV drama "Damo" and was stated as South Korean's most ...

23. Sung Hi Lee

Actress | The Girl Next Door

Sung Hi Lee was born on April 1, 1970 in Eunpyong-Gu (Gija-Chon), a borough of Seoul, South Korea. She moved to the United States in 1978 and spent a large part of her childhood moving around from city to city. Sung Lee was a studious child and teenager spending more time at the library than at ...

24. Vivian Bang

Actress | White Rabbit

Vivian Bang is a transplant from New York and a graduate of NYU (Tisch School of the Arts). She is best-known for her supporting role as "Soo-Mi" in Warner Brothers' comedy, Yes Man (2008), starring Jim Carrey. Vivian is also one of the upcoming stars of TBS comedy series, _"Sullivan & Son" (2012),...

25. James Kyson

Actor | Preacher

One of today's most exciting & versatile actors, voted by Buzzfeed as a Top 10 Asian-American Leading Man, and by TV Guide as "Hollywood's 25 Hottest Body", James recently guest starred in AMC's Preacher (2016), CBS' Elementary (2012) and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016), and FOX's Sleepy ...

26. Denyce Lawton

Actress | Castle

Multiethnic (African-American / Korean) actress Denyce Lawton is best known for her four seasons on the six-time NAACP Best Comedy Series Winner series House of Payne (2006) from producer Tyler Perry.

Denyce was born and raised in the New Jersey communities of Belmar and Neptune (familiar to viewers...

27. Ko Asung

Actress | Snowpiercer

Ko Asung was born on August 10, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Snowpiercer (2013), The Host (2006) and Poongmooneuro Deuleotso (2015).

28. Jung-jae Lee

Actor | Gwansang

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. ...

29. Yo-won Lee

Actress | Seonduk yeowang

Yo-won Lee was born on April 9, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Seonduk yeowang (2009), Hwa-ryeo-han-hyoo-ga (2007) and Juyuso seubgyuksageun (1999).

30. Ji-tae Yu

Actor | Oldeuboi

Ji-tae Yu was born on April 13, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor and director, known for Oldeuboi (2003), Ditto (2000) and Mai Ratima (2012).

31. Dong-won Gang

Actor | Ui-hyeong-je

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 ...

32. Ji-seob So

Actor | Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa-da

Ji-seob So was born on November 4, 1977 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Yeong-hwa-neun yeong-hwa-da (2008), O Ma-i Bi-neo-seu (2015) and Cain and Abel (2009).

33. Tae-hyun Cha

Actor | Yeopgijeogin geunyeo

Tae-hyun Cha was born on March 25, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor and director, known for My Sassy Girl (2001), Hellowoo goseuteu (2010) and Jeon Woo Chi (2012).

34. Hyun Bin

Actor | Sikeurit Gadeun

Hyun Bin was born on September 25, 1982 in Seoul, Korea as Tae-Pyung Kim. He is an actor, known for Sikeurit Gadeun (2010), Nae ireumeun Kim Sam-soon (2005) and Baekmanjangja-ui cheot-sarang (2006).

35. Jae-hyeon Jo

Actor | Jeong Do-jeon

Jae-hyeon Jo was born on June 30, 1965 in Seoul, Korea. He is an actor and director, known for Jeong Do-jeon (2014), Suchwiin bulmyeong (2001) and A Break Alone (2015).

36. Go-eun Kim

Actress | Eungyo

Go-eun Kim was born on July 2, 1991 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Eungyo (2012), Cha-i-na-ta-un (2015) and Cheese in the Trap (2016).

37. Ji Soo

Actor | Glory Day

Ji Soo was born on March 30, 1993 in Seoul, Korea as Ji-Soo Kim. He is an actor, known for Glory Day (2016), Pantaseutik (2016) and Seoul Mates (2014).

38. Jane Park Smith

Actress | Gang Related

Jane Park Smith was born in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress and producer, known for Gang Related (2014), Boone: The Bounty Hunter (2017) and Insurgent (2015). She is married to Jonathan Lee Smith.

39. Soo-hyun Kim

Actor | Byeol-e-seo on geu-dae

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 ...

40. Jin-mo Ju

Actor | Ssang-hwa-jeom

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. ...

41. Hee-seon Kim

Actress | San wa

Hee-seon Kim was born on February 25, 1977 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for San wa (2005), Bichunmoo (2000) and Wanee wa Junah (2001). She has been married to Ju-Young Park since October 21, 2007. They have one child.

42. Chung-hoon Chung

Cinematographer | Ah-ga-ssi

43. Do-yeon Jeon

Actress | Hanyo

Jeon Do-yeon spent five years starring in television dramas before achieving instant star status with her film debut opposite Han Seok-gyu in The Contact. She has since gone on to take a wide variety of roles, from her performance as a schoolgirl in Harmonium in My Memory to that of a wife having ...

44. Hines Ward

Actor | Dynasty

Hines Ward was born on March 8, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea as Hines Ward Jr. He is an actor, known for Dynasty (2017), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and ESPN's Sunday Night Football (1987). He has been married to Lindsey Georgalas since July 27, 2014. He was previously married to Simone.

45. Seo-Joon Park

Actor | Cheong-nyeon-gyeong-chal

Park was born in December 16, 1988 in Seoul as the oldest of three brothers. After graduation from An-Nam high school, he attended Seoul Institute of the Arts and enlisted for mandatory military service in 2008.

Park made his entertainment debut in 2011 by appearing in the music video of Bang ...

46. Ha-kyun Shin

Actor | Jigureul jikyeora!

Ha-kyun Shin was born on May 30, 1974 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor, known for Jigureul jikyeora! (2003), Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) and Thirst (2009).

47. Seung-won Cha

Actor | Adeul

Seung-won Cha was born on June 7, 1970 in Seoul, Korea. He is an actor, known for Adeul (2007), Gwangbokjeol teuksa (2002) and Seonsaeng Kim Bong-du (2003).

48. Hyo-jin Kong

Actress | Misseu Hongdangmu

Hyo-jin Kong was born on April 4, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Misseu Hongdangmu (2008), Missing: Sarajin Yeoja (2016) and Gajokeui tansaeng (2006).

49. Joong-Hoon Park

Actor | Injeong sajeong bol geot eobtda

Joong-Hoon Park was born on March 21, 1964 in Seoul, South Korea. He is an actor and director, known for Nowhere to Hide (1999), My Love, My Bride (1990) and Ra-dee-o-seu-ta (2006).

50. Ha-neul Kim

Actress | Beul-la-in-deu

Ha-neul Kim was born on February 21, 1978 in Seoul, South Korea. She is an actress, known for Beul-la-in-deu (2011), Chilgeup gongmuwon (2009) and Yeo-gyo-sa (2016).

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