Best Drama Actors From South Korea

The Top Ten

1 Kim Hyun Joong Kim Hyun Joong Kim Hyun-Joong is a South Korean entertainer, actor, singer, dancer, and the leader and main rapper of boyband SS501.

Best actor ever... Expresses his feelings in such a nice manner...

I want kim hyun joong because he is a nice actor, handsome and most of all he is very talented.. That's why I like kim hyun joong

I love this boy. His voice is just transcendant - not technically the best, but the tone & quality is sublime. His acting is good - he conveys the characters well and after Inspiring Generation he's shown he's got the chops for an action star BIG time. More than that, though, is the EFFORT he always puts into whatever he does. He's going to go all the way to do it right and if it's not something that comes naturally to him he will LEARN how to do it.


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2 Lee Min Hoo Lee Min Hoo Lee Min-ho is a South Korean actor and singer. He first gained widespread fame in Korea and parts of Asia with his role as Gu Jun-pyo in Boys Over Flowers in 2009. The role won him a Best New Actor award at the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards.

He's Good talented. He's one of the most perfect Boys I've ever known.

He just perfect being as an actor... He did it effortless but great and natural at the end... Can't wait to see his coming up drama soon!

Very good talented most handsome actor in k-dramas that I have ever seen. Greetings from Sri Lankan fan. God bless you lee min ho

I honestly don't care what other people say. He is #1 and will always be that way. He's literally got all the perfect qualities an actor should have, it makes me so shook 0.0 AND HIS SMILE AHHH THAT SMILE OF HIS IS JUST SO PERFECT I WANNA KISS HIS CHEEKS SO BADLY T^T Boys Over Flowers was the first KDrama I ever watched and I will never forget how I binge watched all of it. to be honest, unforgettable experience. From the first episode, as soon as I saw his face, I fell in love with him even though he was a bad character, I felt something when I saw him. I knew he had a quirky and childish and COMPLETELY adorable side to him and ya know what? That's how actors should be. They should make you feel unexplainable feelings and make you wanna carry on watching. He gave off this really mysterious however charming vibe and I find it totally attractive. Because of him, I thought to myself "THERE'S NO GOING BACK NOW ;^;" and ever since, I've been addicted to KDramas and obsessed with the ...more

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3 Kim Soo Hyun

His acting in Secretly Greatly was really good! It really showed how he has seriously awesome acting skills and not just a really hot face

Kim so Hyun is the best actor!
His act so good in Dream High! So Handsome too..

He is not only a very amazing actor, but he can sing and dance. His voice is so deep that it can make you fall in love even when he just speaks. This is versatility, this is talent, this is a real actor, this is Kim so Hyun.

Best of the best

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4 Park YooChun

Best idol turned excellent actor. Does enjoyable dramas that showcases his strong points.

Good actor, singer and composer. Very talented.. First episode of rooftop prince Lee Gak already got my heart.. And also Han jung woo made me cry. First korean actor/kpop star that really caught my attention. And I also like his group JYJ. I love you yoochunie.! ALWAYS KEEP THE FAITH.

Lovely man who can grab your hearts unconsciously, his acting has been recognized by professional and his action in three days is so awesome, he never use stunt for any laga he did... cool and hot man at the same time

He never disappointed me ever at any drama or movie also he change his character and always care about good plot, also never care about his look and being handsome, he is really one of the best kdrama actors ever

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5 Lee Joon-gi

What I admire with him is the way he treats his fans. He knows that without them he will not be in that stage of being famous Korean actor. He is so down to earth and at the same time He has a baby face, his smile and killer looks will definitely knocks you down and his really very good in his craft, whether in acting, dancing and singing. I wonder what else he can offer for his fans.

He is so much more than just a pretty face. He is what is known as a triple threat in the entertainment world. He can Act, Dance and Sing! He pours himself into each role he takes on. He is one, of a very few actors, who is actually invested in his craft. He chooses challenging roles and commits completely to them. His comic timing is excellent and his ability to make you feel his characters internal conflict and pain is second to none. His smile brings joy and his tears convey deep wells of sorrow.

LEE JOON GI can ACT, SING, DANCE and is such a versatile entertainer. Read his instagram messages, watch his video clips and read the responses of his fans and you'll have a great day! His fans' messages are so funny. All his fans love him and are CRAZY about him! If you are sad, go to his INSTAGRAM and your life will be bright once more!

The first for me

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6 Lee Seung Gi

I really like him because he can portray his role very well, and he is a talented person. He is really cute especially when he smiled.

He so good personality, talent and intelligent, perfect people, he always do the best for multitainer, became singer, actor and MC he always got number one awards, He very humble and smart.

He's acting is very good. Every time there's this hug scene if he is the male lead. I really wanted to be the female lead and I can feel his love and warmness. He's also very very handsome and a smile killer. He's cute and a calm person. I love many actors but he's in my list of my favorite actors. He is also very smart and very talented. I envy I'm Yoona from Girls generation who is dating him right now. I am so jealous of her! Well hope all the best for you Lee Seunggi! I love You!

He's the reason why I care about Korean culture in the first place. If I hadn't discovered him that fateful day I randomly browsed T.V. channels and came across him in 1n2d, I'd probably lost interest in anything Hallyu. I did watch him in Shining Inheritance before that, which is also the first drama to make me go absolutely crazy for it. It's how I recognized him. He has many talents that leads me to explore things related to acting, singing and variety shows. His smile is as bright as a hundred suns!

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7 Kim Bum Kim Bum

Kim Bum is VERY HANDSOME and SO HOT! When I showed the American girls, they think he is BEAUTIFUL! They said that among Asian guys, no one is better looking than him. Kim Bum is a good actor. He chooses difficult roles for his dramas and expresses different sides of his personality. Also, he is such a good singer with a nice, strong voice. I've seen him play piano, guitar, and saxophone. Overall, he is very talented and one of the most popular Korean actors.

Such a good actor and singer, but why he always second lead? His dramas are good and popular though. He's so HANDSOME! Hopefully, he'll get a leading role in upcoming dramas. Good luck! Wish you the best!

He's really a handome guy and his smile is truly awesome
Love you kim bum

The smile just blows me away. Cutest south korean actor. Loved him in boys before flowers with Kim so eun beautiful couple. still waiting for their lead role movie. If I were 10 years younger I would want to wake up to that smile everyday! Wake up Kim so eun!

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8 Kwon Sang Woo

He could act even with only his facial reaction. A very good actor who has been neglected so far...

Because his acting is very natural, cool, and his style is very comfortable.
Stairway to Heaven, sad love story, into the sun, cinderela man..
It's my favorite drama.. - yohaneshendiprayitno

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9 Jang Keun Suk

He's very good looking. He possess a unique personality. He acts very well on his drama. He is a versatile actor, he can play any roles that will be given to him... For me, he's the most handsome actor in South Korea,...

Best looks, by far the best voice, intelligent and fun in conversations, incredible actor

He is such a versatile actor. He deserves even better and best. I always liked the way he performance in his every single drama and movie. He is quiet dedicated and passionate towards his career. Best applaud to jang guen suk such an diligent and versatile actor in S. Korea.

Unique personality! Can't help loving him as an actor. In my opinion he is the best drama actor so far. Expressive beautiful eyes. Can't stop watching his dramas. Way better than the rest! Hope he visits Philippines, too.

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10 Song Seung Hun

He has great acting skill. He acts marvelous in every drama that he casts. Moreover he is very very handsome and attractive, known as heart stealer and it is absolutely true.

He is the great actor. He acts very good in romantic comedy (my princess) and drama (east of eden). Is very very handsome.

He is the best he is so good that he makes others that play with him look good best best best

I love him, he is very attractive and gentleman, he steal my hearts every time I watch his acting, I'm dying to watch his next project...

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The Contenders

11 Jo In Seong

One of the best Drama actors I've seen. The way he acts, it's just so captivating.

He is one of the bests in Korea. He can act well and he portrays his role with passion and feeling. He is also very cute...

He is very handsome and talented actor. His eyes are full of emotions. He does woonderful works.

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12 Yoo Ah-in

Seen most of his dramas and his acting skills are really amazing. He really potrays his characters well, regardless of whatever role he takes. Unlike most of the other famous actors with good looks and their charming, sweet and rich guy roles, YAI is definitely one of a kind. He takes on roles with flaws, roles that might not give him the best popularity but still carries them well. The way he acts makes audiences share a deep connection with the character he's portraying. Sure, some of his dramas may have bad endings but I do not think that a good actor means choosing a drama with a good ending that would please everyone. His acting skills are great, no doubt (even for the badly criticized dramas, he acted really well on his part). I was charmed by not only his talent in acting, but his depths as a person. He's intellectual and inspiring. An actor who's not acting just for fame, but who wants to make a difference in the acting industry. A positive difference.

He's a good actor and has that charm

He is a very good actor

I cannot wait to see what Yoo Ah-in is going to do next

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13 Ha Ji Won

She is such a very versatile actress who can do more than expected. She has the passion and the character of an ideal celebrity.

She is my favorite actress in dramas and in movies as well. She can play any role with ease and passion. I love you Ha Ji Won.

Ha Ji Won an amazing actress, a very beautiful woman, a vitamin for her fans. Good luck in everything! Love you!

14 Lee Min Ki

Lee min ki is a excellent actor for me he act any kind of role very versatile actor.

Versatile and has an interesting way of portraying a character.

15 Song Kang-ho Song Kang-ho

He's charming, and likeable, and his acting range is astonishing. He can play the comedic goofball or the principled cop with remarkable skill. - SourNote2014

16 Song Joong Ki

Very adorable, cute, intelligent and talented actor. I love him in Innocent guy and Werewolf Boy. Especially in Running Men, he was so hilarious with his way of dance and sing. I wish a successful life for him. I love you so much Song Joong Ki

Song Joong Ki is very cute, intellegent, and has great acting skills! He never gives up and tries his hardest at whatever he does... He moved my heart so many times in Running Man, where he kept on trying, and never lost his hope... I hope that he continues to improve and I am rooting for him! ;P


As a non korean it is not difficult to choose him...because dots is the only korean show which is popular in india...the lead couple chemistry is the unmatchable...i have seen many other korean drama videos in youtube...but this guy seems to be tge best...later I came to know they are real life couple...amazing... CAPTAIN SHI-JIN

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17 Bae Doona
18 Go Ah-sung
19 Gong Yoo

The depth behind his character is always revealed in every show or movie he plays a role in. He can make anyone cry or feel emotionally shaken with just a few looks, or happy and bubbly with his dazzling smile and thoughtful eyes.

I think he's the best korean actor I've ever known. He has such qualities that not common actors have. I've seen some of his interviews and I think he's more than just ordinary actor like the majorities, he's so thoughtful and beside his great talent, he's also done things that give good impact to society he belongs with. The one I'll be always amazed with is his role in film "Dogani".

Love him he has the cutest smile and you can see his great charisma and how funny he is

For me he is the superstar of skorea...he is very handsome,intelligent and a talented actor...his acting is so natural n perfect...i love you gongyoo...u r the best...and his chemistry with yoon eun hye is prince,goblin,train of busan,big...u r not acting just living in those character...proud of u ajusshi

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20 T.O.P

I like him in iris as he was act as a hunter who want to kill all iris characters. He should be number 1. His evil eyes, his skills give him some badass power.

T.O.P... You're the best actor with your evil's eyes..

I like T.O. P who act in Iris

T.O.P. is a excellent actor. Rapper and singer. A art collector. Doing Sotheby’s on October 3rd. Extremely handsome...

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