Birth Place Matching "Seoul, South Korea" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. 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 ...
2. John Cho
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. Steven Yeun
Actor | Okja
Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea, to June and Je Yeun. His family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year, and then moved to the U.S. He has a brother named Brian. He began acting while at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, where he studied Psychology as a major (BS in ...
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 ...
Actress | Good Girls
Nicole Bilderback, known as Nikki to her friends, grew up in Dallas, Texas as an all-American girl. She was born in Seoul, Korea but is a mix of Korean, Japanese and Chinese, giving her a versatile Asian-American look. Nicole was a adopted as a newborn by Jim and Lois Bilderback. Being the youngest...
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. 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 ...
12. 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 ...
13. 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 ...
15. Ji-won Ha
Actress | Hwang Jin Yi
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 ...
16. 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 ...
18. Denyce Lawton
Actress | Secrets
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...
20. James Kyson
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 ...
22. 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),...
23. 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.
24. 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 ...
25. 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 ...
28. 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 ...
30. Moon Choi
Actress | Park Yeol
Moon Choi (aka Hee-Seo Choi) is a Korean actress who is currently based in Seoul, South Korea.
She spent her childhood in South Korea, Japan and the United States where she learned versatile culture, art and language. At the age of 18, she returned to Seoul and attended Yonsei University where she ...
32. Hyun-joong Kim
Actor | Kkotboda namja
In 2014 he played in drama "Inspiring Generation" aka "Age of Feelings". For the role in this drama he received "Male Popularity Award" at MBC Drama Awards as for the leader role in drama "Playful Kiss". Even if he is an actor, he also, is a singer and has three solo albums.
34. Jessica Lee
Actress | Criminal
Jessica Lee grew up in the beautiful state of Colorado.
J. Lee enrolled in her first dance school at age 4, studying tap, ballet, and jazz. By age 6, she took her first acting class and quickly realized her passion. Jessica Lee was soon scouted by numerous agents and agencies throughout Colorado. ...
35. 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. ...
37. 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. 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). He has been married to Suk-Eun Choi since June 1, 2006. They have three children.
41. 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), The NFL on CBS (1956) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Lindsey Georgalas since July 27, 2014. He was previously married to Simone.
49. Keun-Suk Jang
Actor | Jeul-geo-woon in-saeng
Jang Keun Suk was born in Danyang County, Chungcheongbuk Province, South Korea. He was born on the 4th day of the 8th month of the Lunar Calendar in 1987 (the year of the rabbit), making his Gregorian calendar birth date 26 September 1987. He is an only child.
At the age of five, he was discovered ...