Learn More About Korean Actress Uhm Hyun-kyung
Uhm Hyun-kyung is a South Korean actress who debuted in 2005. At that time, she was under the agency GnG Production. Then, she decided to terminate her contract and join a new agency, Great Company. Great Company is an agency with artists like Kim Min-jung, Jo Yeo-jung, and Kang Sung-yeon.
Uhm Hyun-kyung began to be known after appearing in the romantic sitcom Rainbow Romance in 2005. After that, she also appeared in several dramas such as Good Doctor in 2013 and The Greatest Marriage in 2014. Uhm Hyun-kyung also appeared in several films like the White Club in 2005 and Ice Bar in 2006. She also often appears on several TV programs such as X-Man, Running Man, Battle Trip, and is now a permanent panelist on Happy Together. She also won the Supporting Actress Award for All is Well and The Bluebird’s House at the KBS Drama Award in 2015.
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Full Profile of Uhm Hyun-kyung
Name: Uhm Hyun-kyung
Date of Birth: November 4, 1986
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Blood Type: N/A
Education: Nonsan Girls’ High School, Konkuk University (degree in motion picture arts)
Agency: Great Company
Top 5 of Uhm Hyun-kyung’s Dramas
1. Good Doctor (2013)
Good Doctor is a drama that was quite popular in 2013 and aired on KBS2 for a total of 20 episodes. In the drama directed by Ki Min-soo and Kim Jin-woo, Uhm Hyun-kyung played Na In-young.
This drama tells about a young man who has savant syndrome and a developmental disability. His mental age is of a 10-year-old, but he becomes a pediatric surgeon. Meanwhile, the best pediatric Surgeon often finds himself in confrontations with him.
2. Mother’s Garden (2014)
Mother’s Garden is a drama aired by MBC and has around 126 episodes. In the drama directed by No Do-cheol, Uhm Hyun-kyung played Kim Soo-jin.
This drama is about a woman who runs a large company and works specifically with horses. She has a bright and honest personality, and she falls in love with a man who is also from a family that runs a large company.
3. The Greatest Wedding (2014)
The Greatest Wedding is a drama aired by CSTV with a total of 16 episodes. In the drama directed by Oh Jong-rok, Uhm Hyun-kyung played Hyun Myung-yi.
This drama tells the story of love and life with a single mother as the central figure.
4. The Good Wife (2016)
The Good Wife was quite a popular drama in 2016. In this drama, Uhm Hyun-kyung played Lee Eun-joo. The drama was directed by Lee Jung-hyo and aired on TVN for a total of 16 episodes.
This drama tells about a husband who works as a successful prosecutor and who has a bright future, but he gets arrested for corruption in a political scandal. His wife worked as an attorney prior to their marriage and has been on a 15-year career hiatus. She begins to find her true identity.
5. Hide and Seek (2018)
Hide and Seek is the latest drama starring Uhm Hyun-kyung in 2018. In this drama, Uhm Hyun-kyung played Ha Yeon-joo. This drama was aired by MBC with a total of 48 episodes.
This drama tells about a secret surrounding two women and the life of the female succors.
A female executive director of the cosmetics company, she has an enthusiastic and positive personality, but, at the same time, she fights against her unlucky fate.
Uhm Hyun-kyung’s Dating Information
Uhm Hyun-kyung does have a pretty face and a very impressive appearance, but she is rarely rumored to be dating anyone and she does not currently have a boyfriend. However, she was fascinated by the behavior of Yoo Jae-suk. Uhm Hyun-kyung expressed her gratitude to the nation’s MC, Yoo Jae-suk, and was told a story that was one of the most important people in the industry.
On the show, joking is often based on the other guests and hosts appearing nervous. She said, “Before I went on Happy Together, I saw Yoo Jae-suk at a salon. I went to say hello to him, and he asked me, ‘Are you still nervous? You’re not doing variety?'”
“That gave me goose bumps,” said Uhm Hyun-kyung. “I thought to myself that he is a really great person. I was astonished that he could remember me from years ago, and I was really touched by it. It’s amazing that I’m now working together with such a person after all this time.”
Uhm Hyun-kyung added, “He remembers all of his juniors, he’s always upstanding, and he’s a great person.”
She also revealed her shameful experience in the past. She said, “I recently asked one actor out for dinner, and I got rejected. That was my first time to ask someone out, and I will not do it ever again.”
Uhm Hyun-kyung on Running Man
In May 2016, Uhm Hyun-kyung participated on the variety show Running Man on episode 298. Many funny moments happened between Uhm Hyun-kyung and Lee Kwang-soo, and they were involved in a love line.
Uhm Hyun-kyung looked to enjoy being paired with Lee Kwang-soo more than Suk Jin. Other members assumed that Uhm Hyun-kyung was involved in a love story with Lee Kwang-soo before and that made all the members laugh. There is another photo revealing some cute aegyo between Uhm Kyung and her partner.
What do you think? Don’t they look cute?