These actors have found their light after a hit role.
1. Lee Do Hyun
Compared to the same age group of actors, Lee Do Hyun is much appreciated in terms of acting, in addition, he also has a face that is said to be “cinematic”. His career was boosted by a minor appearance in IU’s Hotel Del Luna. In the film, he plays the first love of the female lead, the tragic fate, the infatuation plus the handsome appearance that surpasses the male lead’s makes Lee Do Hyun receive much love. After this role, Lee Do Hyun suddenly became a star, having the opportunity to star in a series of films by famous directors.
2. Han So Hee
Han So Hee is currently a 9x female star with an admirable career on the Korean screen. Her life today is in large part thanks to her role in the famous 19+ blockbuster The World of the Married. In the film, she plays a third person who brazenly takes on his own misfortune because of his blind love for the male lead. The overwhelming attraction of this film helped Han So Hee change her life after a few years of filming but could not build a foothold. Currently, Han So Hee is a very expensive show name, her every move is enthusiastically welcomed by the audience and the press.
3. Shin Hye Sun
Shin Hye Sun is known as the late blooming flower of the Korean screen. She started her career quite late compared to her peers and spent quite a few years playing poorly-known supporting roles. She even played a supporting role, as a background for Nha Phuong in the Vietnamese – Korean film Tuoi Thanh Xuan. It was not until she appeared in the blockbuster rating My Golden Life that Shin Hye Sun changed her life, a step to transform herself into the new generation rating queen of the Korean screen. In the film, Shin Hye Sun plays Seo Ji An, once a rich lady, but her family has an accident that makes her struggle with a new life to find happiness. Although she later pocketed a series of special roles, Seo Ji An is still the brightest milestone in Shin Hye Sun’s career.
4. Kim Seon Ho
Kim Seon Ho was born in 1986, entered the profession in 2009 as a musical actor. For many long years, Kim Seon Ho couldn’t find a place for himself, even when he stepped into the field of dramas. It was not until he took on the role of “good boy” in the movie “Start Up”, that Kim Seon Ho suddenly became a star. Despite being a supporting male, thanks to this role, Kim Seon Ho is even more popular than the male lead Nam Joo Hyuk.
5. Jung Ho Yeon
To talk about breaking into a star after one role, it is impossible to ignore Jung Ho Yeon, a rookie acting girl who bombed a series of international film awards thanks to her participation in the hit blockbuster Squid Game. In the movie, Ho Yeon plays the player Kang Sae Byeok, diving into a survival game to have money to take care of his younger brother. The performance was controversial, but thanks to this role, Jung Ho Yeon became an unprecedented phenomenon in the history of the Korean entertainment industry when the number of followers increased rapidly. From a name only famous in the modeling village, Jung Ho Yeon became a cult star, sought after in all fields.
Image source: Naver