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Top 10 Cutest Korean Drama Actresses Ever

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Who Are the Most Beautiful and Cute Female Korean Actors?

Among the many beautiful Korean actresses we know, there's always a place for cute actresses. In this article, find out who's on our list of the top 10 cutest Korean drama actresses ever.

Kim So Eun

Kim So Eun

10. Kim So Eun

Kim So-eun was born on September 6, 1989. She made her acting debut with a small part in the 2004 film Two Guys when she was in junior high school. She then appeared in minor roles on TV and in film.

In 2009, she became popular with her supporting role as the heroine's best friend, Cha Ga Eul, in the popular television series Boys Over Flowers. She landed her first leading role in the 2010 daily drama A Good Day for the Wind to Blow.

Popular dramas:

  • Boys Over Flowers - Chu Ga-eul
  • A Good Day for the Wind to Blow - Kwon Oh-bok
  • A Thousand Kisses - Woo Joo-mi
  • Horse Doctor - Princess Sukhwi
Yoon Eun Hye

Yoon Eun Hye

9. Yoon Eun Hye

Yoon Eun Hye was born on October 3, 1984. She debuted as a member of the girl group Baby V.O.X, staying with the group from 1999 to 2005. After leaving the group, she moved on to acting.

She is best known for starring in the television dramas Princess Hours (2006), The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (2007), My Fair Lady (2009), Missing You (2012), and Marry Him If You Dare (2013).

Popular dramas:

  • Princess Hours - Shin Chae-gyung
  • Coffee Prince - Go Eun-chan
  • My Fair Lady - Kang Hye-na
  • Lie To Me - Gong Ah-jung
  • Marry Him If You Dare - Na Mi-rae
Moon Chae Won

Moon Chae Won

8. Moon Chae Won

Moon Chae Won was born on November 13, 1986, in Daegu, South Korea. She studied Western painting at the Chugye University for the Arts but dropped out in 2006 to pursue acting.

She made her acting debut in 2007 in Mackerel Run, alongside fellow newcomer Lee Min-ho. Her breakthrough came in the 2008 period drama Painter of the Wind as she played a beautiful gisaeng who falls for Shin Yun-bok. Since then, she has starred in several different dramas.

Popular dramas:

  • Mackerel Run - Min Yoon-seo
  • Painter of the Wind - Jung-hyang
  • My Fair Lady - Yeo Eui-joo
  • The Princess' Man - Lee Se-ryung
  • The Innocent Man - Seo Eun-gi
  • Good Doctor - Cha Yoon-seo
Suzy

Suzy

7. Suzy

Bae Su-ji, also known as Suzy, was born on October 10, 1994. She has an older sister, Su-bin, and a younger brother, Sang-moon. She attended Seoul Performing Arts High School. Before her acting debut, she was an online shopping model.

In 2009, she auditioned for Mnet Superstar K and made it through the preliminary round, but she was ultimately eliminated. However, she caught the attention of a scout from JYP Entertainment and soon became a trainee. After one year of training, she and her fellow members prepared to debut as Miss A.

Popular dramas:

  • Dream High - Go Hye-mi
  • Big - Jang Ma-ri
  • Gu Family Book - Dam Yeo-wool
  • Uncontrollably Fond - No Eul
Han Ga In

Han Ga In

6. Han Ga In

Han Ga In, whose real name is Kim Hyun-joo, was born on February 25, 1982. As a high school student, Han Ga-in appeared on a TV quiz show and was also captured in footage of interviews with other students. Entertainment bigwigs spotted her in the news clip and immediately went to her school to offer her a part.

She debuted in an Asiana Airlines commercial in 2002 and was later cast in the KBS2 drama Sunshine Hunting. She subsequently appeared in Yellow Handkerchief and made her big-screen debut in Once Upon a Time in High School. She married her Yellow Handkerchief co-actor Yeon Jung-hoon on April 26, 2005.

Popular dramas:

  • Yellow Handkerchief - Jo Sun-joo
  • Terms of Endearment - Kang Eun-pah
  • Super Rookie - Lee Mi-ok
  • Bad Guy - Moon Jae-in
  • Moon Embracing the Sun - Heo Yeon-woo/Wol
 IU

IU

5. IU

Lee Ji-eun, who is also known by her stage name as IU, was born on May 16, 1993. She is a multi-talented girl known for being a songwriter, actress, and singer.

She began her music career at the age of 15 with her debut album, Lost and Found. Her follow-up albums, Growing Up and IU...IM, brought her mainstream success, but it was through "Good Day," the lead single from her 2010 album Real, that she achieved national stardom.

Popular dramas:

  • Dream High - Kim Pil-suk
  • Bel Ami - Kim Bo-tong
  • The Producers - Cindy
  • Scarlet Heart: Ryeo - Ko Ha-jin/Hae-soo
Kim Ji Won

Kim Ji Won

4. Kim Ji Won

Kim Ji Won was born on October 19, 1992. She first entered the entertainment industry in 2008 by taking on minor roles in television dramas and appearing in commercials. She became popular after starring in the 2011 sitcom High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged.

This was followed up with appearances in To the Beautiful You, based on the famous Japanese shoujo manga series Hanazakari no Kimitachie, and omnibus horror film Horror Stories. In 2013, she played a chic and haughty heiress in the drama The Heirs; and in 2016, she starred in KBS's hit drama Descendants of the Sun, playing an army surgeon.

Popular dramas:

  • High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged - Herself
  • What's Up - Park Tae-yi
  • To the Beautiful You - Seol Han-na
  • The Heirs - Rachel Yoo
  • Descendants of the Sun - Yoon Myung-ju
Park Shin Hye

Park Shin Hye

3. Park Shin Hye

Park Shin Hye was born on February 18, 1990, in Gwangju. She made her first appearance on the music video of "Flower" by singer Lee Seung-hwan. In 2014, she was unanimously chosen as the "Nation's Little Sister" for her unchanging beauty, good acting skills, and kind personality. She was also picked for having many other talents besides acting, including singing and dancing.

On February 15, 2016, she graduated from Chung-Ang University, receiving a degree in theater and film and a "Lifetime Achievement Award" as honorary ambassador of the school at the graduation ceremony.

Popular dramas:

  • Stairway to Heaven - Young Han Jung-suh
  • You're Beautiful - Go Mi-nam / Go Mi-nyeo
  • My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox - Go Mi-nyeo
  • Heartstrings - Lee Gyu-won
  • Flower Boys Next Door - Go Dok-mi
  • The Heirs - Cha Eun-sang
  • Doctors - Yoo Hye-jung
  • Miracle in Cell No. 7 - Adult Ye-seung
Song Ji Hyo

Song Ji Hyo

2. Song Ji Hyo

Song Ji Hyo, whose real name is Cheon Seong-im, was born on August 15, 1981, in Pohang, one of the main seaport cities in North Gyeongsang. She has a younger brother and a younger sister. She attended Daerim Elementary School, Hwagye Middle School, and Ilsan Convention High School. She graduated with a tax and accounting degree from Kyungmoon University.

She chose "Song Ji-hyo" as her stage name as she was inspired by the two famous actors—Song Seung-heon and Song Hye-kyo.

Popular drama/shows:

  • Princess Hours - Min Hyo-rin
  • Jumong - Lady Ye So-ya
  • Emergency Couple - Oh Jin-hee
  • Running Man - Herself

1. Kim Tae Hee

Kim Tae Hee was born on March 29, 1980, in Busan, South Korea. Her father, Kim Yoo Moon, became the chairman of Hankook Union Transportation Company in 1984. She has an older sister, Kim Hee-won, and a younger brother, Lee Wan, who is also an actor and appeared in her television series Stairway to Heaven.

She started her career in entertainment in 2000 when an advertising executive saw her riding the subway and offered her a modeling job.

Popular drama/shows:

  • Stairway to Heaven - Han Yoo-ri
  • Forbidden Love - Yoon Shi-yeon
  • Iris - Choi Seung-hee
  • My Princess - Lee Seol
  • Yong-pal - Han Yeo-jin

Comments

lovely girl on October 11, 2020:

IU is the best

unknown on September 21, 2020:

Who is in the first top picture?

Sarita Chhantyal on August 24, 2020:

Where is kim yoo jung??

Uaenas on July 13, 2020:

Iu is the cutest bunny

Tere on July 20, 2019:

Where is Park Bo Young and Kim Yoo Jung?

Jeda on October 13, 2018:

You are missing out Park So Dam

Lara on July 09, 2018:

IU is the one.

Sweety Shang from Philippines on June 02, 2018:

Song Ji Hyo ❤❤❤

Riaz hassan on May 15, 2018:

Han ga in the best

Victor on April 02, 2018:

Where is Park Bo Young?

Neil Diamond on October 26, 2017:

Where is Krystal Jung ? She is the cutest

jiraiya on October 24, 2017:

Park Shin Hye is good at expressions

Selina on August 02, 2017:

Park Shin Hye and Kim So Eun

Sulatri on April 10, 2017:

Song Ji Hyo

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