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7 K-Drama Queens and their Successors

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7 K-Drama Queens and their Successors

As K-Drama fans, we recognize a couple of favorite faces and big names. These are the acting royalty, making up the top tier of Korean Hollywood, constantly being casted and re-casted as protagonists, and basking in the spotlight of our TV/computer screens.

There”s a reason that these actors/actresses are always snagging the big roles; they bring life to their characters with a certain style and flair. But as they grow older and move on to take on more mature roles, we have to ask, who will be the second generation acting royalty? Who are the up-and-coming actors/actresses that we can expect to reign in the future? Here are some of allkpop“s choices for 7 K-Drama queens and their successors. Take a look!

What's Next For Jung Il Woo?

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What's Next For Jung Il Woo?

 

Jung Il Woo signed on for “The Night Watchman”s Journal” shortly after finishing his leading role in the weekend drama “Golden Rainbow.” But he does not plan on taking a break now that he has wrapped up the ghostly historical drama.

“I don”t plan to take any breaks, and I can”t wait to make a final decision on my next work,” he told the Korea Joongang Daily. “I am grateful that I am able to act, and so ready.”

Are Some After School Members Preparing To Graduate?

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Are Some After School Members Preparing To Graduate?

(Photo : Jupppal Instagram)
A happy photo on Jooyeon”s Instagram leads to a mysterious sad one.

 

Netizens are questioning whether recent Instagram posts from After School’s Jooyeon are a hint at the graduation or planned departure of another group member.

Jooyeon posted a series of photos to her Instagram account (@jupppal) which depict the nine members of After School at a celebration with cakes. As illustrated in a recent article by English language media outlet Koreaboo, there are no upcoming birthdays within the group which has led fans to speculate that one or more members will soon be departing from After School.

Go Eun Ah

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Go Eun Ah

Name: 고은아 / Go Eun Ah (Ko Eun Ah)
Real name: 방효진 / Bang Hyo Jin
Nickname: Little Kim Hee Jun
Profession: Actress
Birthdate: 1988-Oct-28
Birthplace: South Korea
Height: 171cm
Weight: 45kg
Star Sign: Scorpio
Blood type: O
Family: Older brother, younger brother
Talent agency: Wellmade Star Management
Education: Dressmaking High School
Skills: Jazz Dance, modeling and acting
Debut: Orione Chocopie CM

Ha Ji Won

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Ha Ji Won

Name: 하지원 / Ha Ji Won
Real name: 전해림 / Jeon Hae Rim
Profession: Actress and singer
Birthdate: 1979-Jun-28
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 168cm
Weight: 46kg
Star sign: Cancer
Blood type: A
Family: Younger brother/actor Jun Tae Soo
Talent agency: Wellmade STARM
Education: Dan Gook University

TV Shows

The King 2hearts (MBC, 2012)
Secret Garden (SBS, 2010)
Hwang Jin Yi (KBS2, 2006)
What Happened in Bali (SBS, 2004)
Damo (MBC, 2003)
Days in the Sun (KBS2, 2002)
Life is Beautiful (KBS2, 2001)
Secret (MBC, 2000)
School 2 (KBS1, 1999)
Tears of the Dragon (KBS1, 1996)

Bi ( Rain)

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Bi ( Rain)

Name: 비 / Bi (Rain)
Real name: 정지훈 / Jung Ji Hoon (Jeong Ji Hun)
Also known as: Rain (West) / Pi (Japan)
Nickname: Dog (Collie)
Profession: Actor, singer, model and dancer
Birthdate: 1982-Jun-25
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 184cm
Weight: 75kg
Star sign: Cancer
Blood type: O+
Family: Father and younger sister Hanna
Talent agency: J. Tune Entertainment, William Morris (U.S.)
Education: Kyung Hee University (Post Modern Music Department)
Languages: Korean, Mandarin, and English
Skill: Dance
Debut: In May 13, 2002 as a singer with his first album Bad Guy / 나쁜 남자
Bi created his own company under the name J. Tune Entertainment in 2007.

Ji Hyun Woo

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Ji Hyun Woo

Name: 지현우 / Ji Hyun Woo (Ji Hyeon Wu)
Real name: 주형태 / Joo Hyung Tae (Ju Hyeong Tae)
Profession: Actor, musician and model
Birthdate: 1984-Nov-29
Height: 185cm
Weight: 65kg
Star sign: Sagittarius
Family: Older brother/singer Ji Hyun Soo
Education: Sung Gyoon Gwan University Department of Performing Arts
Kpop Group: Lead guitarist of the Kpop group “The Nuts”

TV Series

Queen In Hyun’s Man (tvN, 2012)
A Thousand Kisses (MBC, 2011)
Birth of a Rich Man (KBS2, 2010)
Invincible Lee Pyung Kang (KBS2, 2009)
My Precious Child (KBS2, 2008)
My Sweet City (SBS, 2008)
Me Ri, Dae Gu’s Attack and Defense Battle (MBC, 2007)
Over the Rainbow (MBC, 2006)
Banjun Drama (SBS, 2005)
Golden Apple (KBS, 2005)
You’ll Find Out (KBS, 2004)
Old Miss Diary (KBS, 2004)

Jung Bo Suk

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Jung Bo Suk

Name: 정보석 / Jung Bo Suk (Jeong Bo Seok)
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1962-May-02
Height: 177cm
Star sign: Taurus
Blood type: A
Family: Wife and 2 sons
Education: Choongang University (Drama/Cinema major)

TV Series

God of War (MBC, 2012)
Salaryman Chohanji (SBS, 2012) cameo
Can You Hear My Heart (MBC, 2011)
Stormy Lovers (MBC, 2010)
Giant (SBS, 2010)
High Kick Through the Roof (MBC, 2009)
Kyung Sook’s Father (KBS2, 2009)
Bittersweet Life (MBC, 2008)
Dae Jo Yeong (KBS1, 2006)
I Go With You (SBS, 2006)
Shin Don (MBC, 2005)
Forgiveness (KBS2, 2004)
Count of Myeongdong (EBS, 2004)
She is Cool (KBS2, 2003)
Pretty Woman (MBC, 2003)
Wife (KBS2, 2003)
Miss Mermaid (MBC, 2002)
Sangdo (MBC, 2001)
Life is Beautiful (KBS2, 2001)
Soon Ja (SBS, 2001)
Daddy Fish (MBC, 2000)
More Than Words Can Say (KBS1, 2000)
See and See Again (MBC, 1998)
Love (MBC, 1998)
Salted Mackerel (MBC, 1996)
My Son’s Woman (MBC, 1994)
Ambition (MBC, 1994)
Stormy Season (MBC, 1993)

Jung Yoo Mi (1983)

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Jung Yoo Mi (1983)

Name: 정유미 / Jung Yoo Mi (Jeong Yu Mi)
BirthDate: 1983-Jan-18
Profession: Actress
Height: 163cm
Weight: 42kg
Blood type: B
Education: Seoul Arts University

TV Series

I Need Romance 2012 (tvN, 2012)
The Great Gye Choon Bin (KBS2, 2010)
Que Sera, Sera (MBC, 2007)

Movies

In Another Country (2011)
Silenced (2011)
Cafe Noir (2010)
Come. Closer (2010)
Oki’s Movie (2010)
My Dear Desperado (2010)
The Room Nearby (2009)
Good Morning President (2009) (cameo)
Visitors (2009 Jeonju Digital Project) (South Korea)
Like You Know It All (2009)
A Million (2009)
Chaw (2008)
Lovers (2008) – ‘How to Operate a Polairoid Camera’
Oishii Man (2008)
Shim’s Family (2007)
Family Ties (2006)
Blossom Again (2005)
A Bittersweet Life (2005)

Kim Hye Ok

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Kim Hye Ok

Name: 김혜옥 / Kim Hye Ok
Birthdate: 1958-May-09
Profession: Actress
Star sign: Taurus

TV Shows

My Daughter Seo Yeong (KBS2, 2012)
Time Slip Dr. Jin (MBC, 2012)
Saving Madame Go Bong Shil (CSTV, 2011)
Just You (KBS, 2011)
Scent of a Woman (SBS, 2011)
Baby-faced Beauty (KBS2, 2011)
Royal Family (MBC, 2011)
It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl (SBS, 2010)
Stone (KBS2, 2010)
The Scarlet Letter (MBC, 2010)
Bad Guy (SBS, 2010)
Don’t Hesitate (SBS, 2009)
Heading to the Ground (MBC, 2009)
Two Wives (SBS, 2009)
The Sons of Sol Pharmacy House (KBS2, 2009)
White Lies (MBC, 2008)
My Life’s Golden Age (MBC, 2008)
My Sweet City (SBS, 2008)
Powerful Opponents (KBS2, 2008)
You Are Very Good (KBS1, 2008)
I Hate You, But It’s Fine (KBS1, 2007)
Golden Era of Daughter in Law (KBS2, 2007)
Ground Zero (MBC, 2007)
Capital Scandal (KBS2, 2007)
Several Questions That Make Us Happy (KBS2, 2007)
I Came in Search of a Flower (KBS2, 2007)
Salt Doll (SBS, 2007)
Love and Hate (SBS, 2006)
Fugitive Lee Doo Young (KBS2, 2006)
Common Single (SBS, 2006)
Over the Rainbow (MBC, 2006)
I Really Really Like You (MBC, 2006)
Dr. Kkang (MBC, 2006)
Wolf (MBC, 2006)
The Bizarre Bunch (KBS1, 2005)
Let’s Go To The Beach (SBS, 2005)
Autumn Shower (MBC, 2005)
Wonderful Life (MBC, 2005)
Hong Kong Express (SBS, 2005)
Old Miss Diary (KBS, 2004)
Sorry I Love You (KBS2, 2004)
Lotus Flower Fairy (SBS, 2004)
What Happened in Bali (SBS, 2004)
Breathless (MBC, 2003)

Kim Kyu Ri (Kim Min Sun)

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Kim Kyu Ri (Kim Min Sun)

Name: 김규리 / Kim Kyu Ri (Kim Gyu Ri)
Previously known as: 김민선 / Kim Min Sun
Nickname: Bambi
Profession: Actress and singer
Birthdate: 1979-Aug-16
Height: 168cm
Weight: 48kg
Blood type: AB
Family: Three older sisters and one younger brother
Education: Dongduk University
Talents: Swimming

TV Shows

God of War (MBC, 2012)
Hurry and Tell Me (KBS2, 2010)
I’ll Teach You Love (MBC, 2010)
Young Jae Golden Days (MBC, 2005)
Loveholic (KBS2, 2005)
Han River Ballad (MBC, 2004)
Fairy and Swindler (SBS, 2003)
I Love Hyun Jung (MBC, 2002)
Glass Slippers (SBS, 2002)
Like Father Unlike Son (KBS2, 2001)
Morning Without Parting (SBS, 2001)
School (KBS2, 1999)

Lee Soo Kyung

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Lee Soo Kyung

Name: 이수경 / Lee So Kyung (Yi Su Gyeong)
Profession: Actress, model
Birthplace: South Korea
Birthdate: 1982-Mar-18
Height: 170cm
Weight: 48kg
Star sign: Pisces
Blood type: A
Education: Dongduk Women’s University
Hobbies: Cooking and watching sad movies

TV Series

Come, Come, Absolutely Come (MBN, 2011)
Color of Women (Channel A, 2011)
Can’t Lose (MBC, 2011)
Dae Mul (SBS, 2010)
Call of the Country (KBS2, 2010)
Loving You a Thousand Times (SBS, 2009)
Telecinema Triangle Love (SBS, 2009)
The Lawyers of The Great Republic Korea (MBC, 2008)
Golden Era of Daughter in Law (KBS2, 2007)
Soulmate (MBC, 2006)
Dear Heaven (SBS, 2005)
You’ll Find Out (KBS 2004)

Lee Young Ah

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Lee Young Ah

Name: 이영아 / Lee Young Ah
Birthdate: 1984-Oct-23
Profession: Actress
Height: 165cm
Weight: 45kg
Star sign: Scorpio
Blood type: B
Education: Hanyang University (Physical Education degree)
Talent agency: K&Entertainment

TV Series

King’s Dream (KBS1, 2012)
Vampire Prosecutor 2 (OCN, 2012)
Natural Burials (MBN, 2012)
Vampire Prosecutor (OCN, 2011)
King of Baking, Kim Tak Goo (KBS2, 2010)
Empress Chun Chu (KBS2, 2009)
Iljimae (SBS, 2008)
Golden Bride (SBS, 2007)
Love Can’t Wait (MBC, 2006)
Golden Apple (KBS2, 2005)
Wedding (KBS2, 2005)
The Youth in Bare Foot (MBC, 2005)
I Love You, My Enemy (SBS, 2005)

Moon Geun Young

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Moon Geun Young

Name: 문근영 / Moon Geun Young (Mun Kun Yeong)
Nickname: Gamza, Mungujeom
Profession: Actress and model
Birthdate: 1987-May-06
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea
Height: 162cm
Weight: 43kg
Star sign: Taurus
Blood type: B
Family: Younger sister
Talent agency: Namoo Actors
Education: Gwangju Kukje High School, Sungkyunkwan University (Korean Literature degree)
Hobbies: Listening to music, reading and dancing

Park Jung Soo

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Park Jung Soo

Name: 박정수 / Park Jung Soo (Park Jeong Su)
Profession: Actress
Birthdate: 1953-Jun-01
Height: 164cm
Weight: 45kg
Star sign: Gemini
Blood type: A

TV Shows

Still You (SBS, 2012)
Live in Style (SBS, 2011)
Sparkling (MBC, 2011)
Queen of Reversals (MBC, 2010)
Three Sisters (SBS, 2010)
Dong Yi (MBC, 2010)
Enjoy Life (MBC, 2009)
Can Anyone Love (SBS, 2009)
My Life’s Golden Age (MBC, 2008)
My Woman (MBC, 2008)
Winter Bird (MBC, 2007)
The Person I Love (SBS, 2007)
Unstoppable High Kick (MBC, 2006)
My Love (SBS, 2006)
Barefoot Love (SBS, 2006)
Exhibition of Fireworks (MBC, 2006)
The Bizarre Bunch (KBS1, 2005)
Tears of Diamond (SBS, 2005)
Smile Of Spring Day (MBC, 2005)
Hong Kong Express (SBS, 2005)
Let’s Marry (MBC, 2005)
Han River Ballad (MBC, 2004)
Beautiful Temptation (KBS2, 2004)
Match Made in Heaven (MBC, 2004)
Dae Jang Geum (MBC, 2003)
Bodyguard (KBS2, 2003)
Rose Fence (KBS2, 2003)
Golden Wagon (MBC, 2002)
Who’s My Love (KBS2, 2002)
Like Father Unlike Son (KBS2, 2001)
Sweet Bear (MBC, 2001)
Snowflakes (KBS2, 2000)
More Than Words Can Say (KBS1, 2000)
Juliet’s Man (SBS, 2000)
Huh Joon (MBC, 1999)
Last War (MBC, 1999)
My Love by My Side (KBS1, 1998)
Tango in Seoul (서울탱고) (SBS, 1998)
First Love (KBS2, 1996)
LA Arirang (SBS, 1995)
Do You Remember Love (MBC, 1665)
Way of Living: Woman (SBS, 1994)
Challenge (MBC, 1994)
Pilot (MBC, 1993)
Stormy Season (MBC, 1993)
Our Paradise 2 (우리들의 천국 2) (MBC, 1992)

Shin Eun Jung

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Shin Eun Jung

Name: 신은정 / Shin Eun Jung (Sin Eun Jeong)
Profession: Actress
Birthdate: 1974-Jan-04
Star sign: Capricorn
Family: Husband/actor Park Sung Woong, son

TV Shows

Faith @ The Great Doctor (SBS, 2012)
Dad Says I am Sorry (CSTV, 2012)
Gye Baek (MBC, 2011)
Pure Pumpkin Flower (SBS, 2010)
Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun (MBC, 2009) cameo
East of Eden (MBC, 2008)
Powerful Opponents (KBS2, 2008)
The Legend (MBC, 2007)
Lotus Flower Fairy (SBS, 2004)
Terms of Endearment (KBS2, 2004)
King’s Woman (SBS, 2003)
Ladies of the Palace (SBS, 2001)
Roll of Thunder (KBS2, 2000)
Kaist (SBS, 1999)

Micky Yoochun @ Park Yoo Chun

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Micky Yoochun @ Park Yoo Chun

Name: 믹키유천(秘奇有天) / Micky Yoochun
Real name: 박유천 / Park Yoo Chun
Profession: Singer and actor
Birthdate: 1986-Jun-04
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 182cm
Weight: 64kg
Star sign: Gemini
Blood type: O
Family: Younger brother Ricky Park (Park Yoo Hwan)
KPOP group: Current member of JYJ, former member of TVXQ
Official debut: 031226 BoA and Britney Spears Showcase (TVXQ)

TV Shows

Yoon Eun Hye

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Yoon Eun Hye

Name: 윤은혜 / Yoon Eun Hye (Yun Eun Hye)
Nicknames: “JamGgoDae” (Stick) / “Pooh”
Profession: Actress, singer and model
Birthdate: 1984-Oct-03
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 168cm
Weight: 48kg
Star sign: Libra
Blood type: O
Family: Younger brother
Talent agency: Kraze Entertainment
Education: Joong Kyung High School, Kyung Hee Cyber University (Tourism Management degree)
Hobbies: Photography
Specialty: Drawing

Won Bin

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Won Bin

Name: 원빈 / Won Bin
Real name: 김도진 / Kim Do Jin
Profession: Actor and model
Birthdate: 1977-Nov-10
Birthplace: Jeong-seon, Kangwon-do, South Korea
Height: 178cm
Weight: 62kg
Star sign: Scorpio
Blood type: O
Family: One older brother and three older sisters
Talent agency: Eden 9
Education: Jeongseon Yeoryang Elemetary, Jeongseon Yeoryang MiddleSchool, Chunchun Technology and Mechanics Highschool, BaekjeProfessional Arts College, Yong In University of Korea, Yong InUniversity Graduate School of Korea
Skills: Taekwondo, Car racing, snowboarding and motorcycling
Hobbies: Soccer, computer games and tennis
Religion: Christianity

Yoon Joo Sang

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Yoon Joo Sang

Name: 윤주상 / Yoon Joo Sang
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1949-Jun-25
Height: 175cm
Weight: 70kg
Star sign: Cancer

TV Shows

I Do, I Do (MBC, 2012)
The Wedding Scheme (tvN, 2012)
Korean Peninsula (CSTV, 2012)
Padam Padam… The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats (jTBC, 2011)
Babyfaced Beauty (KBS2, 2011)
Smile Mom (SBS, 2010)
Sign (SBS, 2011)
Special Crime Squad MSS (KBS2, 2011)
Dae Mul (SBS, 2010)
Family Secrets (KBS2, 2010)
Chosun Police 3 (MBC DramaNet, 2010)
Kim Soo Ro (MBC, 2010)
Birth of a Rich Man (KBS2, 2010)
IRIS (KBS2, 2009)
Smile, You (SBS, 2009)
That Fool (KBS2, 2009)
The Sons of Sol Pharmacy House (KBS2, 2009)
Ja Myung Go (SBS, 2009)
Star’s Lover (SBS, 2008)
Love Marriage (KBS2, 2008)
Working Mom (SBS, 2008)
The Lawyers of The Great Republic Korea (MBC, 2008)
Women of the Sun (KBS2, 2008)
Who Are You? (MBC, 2008)
Golden Era of Daughter in Law (KBS2, 2007)
Auction House (MBC, 2007)
Capital Scandal (KBS2, 2007)
Air City (MBC, 2007)
Invincible Parachute Agent (SBS, 2006)
The Invisible Man (KBS2, 2006)
Sweet Spy (MBC, 2005)
She is Nineteen (SBS, 2004)
Jang Gil San (SBS, 2004)
King’s Woman (SBS, 2003)
Saxophone (KBS2, 2002)
Empress Myung Sung (KBS2, 2001)
Medical Center (SBS, 2000)