All About Kim Hyun-soo: Profile, Height, and Drama List

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Kim Hyun-soo is a teenaged actress from South Korea whose name is getting noticed recently. She was born in 2000, and began her career from her childhood as a child model. Her first role as an actress was through the 2011 film The Crucible as a deaf student who suffered abuse. That film landed her the nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 49th Grand Bell Awards. Kim then starred as the younger version of the female protagonist in a few hit dramas, notably Deep Rooted Tree, Bridal Mask, and My Love from the Star. She played her first regular role on the TV drama Gunman in Joseon.

In 2016, she acted alongside Kim Hye-soo in the well-received drama comedy film Familyhood, as a high school girl who got caught up in teenage pregnancy. Later that year, Kim was cast as the protagonist for the first time in JTBC’s youth mystery drama, Solomon’s Perjury. Recently, she also starred in the TV drama Mommy as the young version of Kang Soo-jin. Are you curious about Kim Hyun-soo? If so, don’t go anywhere! We will tell you all about Kim Hyun-soo, the rising teenage actress!

Kim Hyun-soo’s Profile

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Name: 김현수 / Kim Hyun Soo (Gim Hyeon Su)
Profession: Actress
Birthdate: 2000-Jun-23 (age 17)
Birthplace: Osan, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Star sign: Cancer
Talent agency: Hodu&U Entertainment
Education: Unsan Elementary School, Unchun Middle and High School
Height: 165 cm

Kim Hyun-soo’s Filmography

Movies:

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Try to Remember Extra
2011 Silenced Kim Yeon-doo
2012 Horror Stories Seon-yi segment: “Don’t Answer to the Door”
2013 The Five Kim Ga-young
2014 Murderer Ji-soo
2015 The Treacherous young Dan-hee
2016 Familyhood Kim Dan-ji
2018 The Swordsman Tae-ok
2018 Be with You young Soo-ah
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TV Shows

Year Title Role Network
2011 49 Days young Shin Ji-min SBS
2011 Deep Rooted Tree young Dam/So-yi SBS
2011 Living in Style Jo Han-yi SBS
2011 High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged young Kim Ji-won MBC
2012 Bridal Mask young Boon-yi/Mok-dan/Esther KBS2
2012 Dream of the Emperor young Princess Seungman KBS1
2013 Good Doctor Na In-hae KBS2
2013 My Love from the Star young Cheon Song-yi SBS
2014 Gunman in Joseon Park Yeon-ha KBS2
2016 Solomon’s Perjury Go Seo-yeon JTBC
2018 Mother young Kang Soo-jin tvN

 

By age 18, Kim Hyun-soo has proved to the industry that she is a qualified actress. Besides staring in various roles, she was also nominated for several awards. Check out her nominations list!

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2012 49th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress The Crucible Nominated
2012 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actress Bridal Mask Nominated
2013 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actress Good DoctorThe King’s Dream Nominated
2014 3rd APAN Star Awards[19] Best Young Actress My Love from the Star Won
2014 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actress Gunman in Joseon Nominated

 

Kim Hyun-soo’s Ideal Type

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As an actress who played the young heroine in drama You Who Came From The Star, it turns out that Kim Hyun-soo has revealed her ideal type, who is none other than Kim Soo-hyun.

During the February 1st broadcast of KBS 2TV Lunar New Year special ‘Star Friend‘, MC Yoon Son Ha had a slumber party with the child actresses and asked, “Who is your ideal type?” Kim Hyun Soo honestly shared that looks are important, as she replied, “I like good-looking [men]”, with a shy laugh.

When asked, “Then among celebrities?… Isn’t it the person your filming with?” Kim Hyun Soo couldn’t hold in her laughter as she responded, “Kim Soo Hyun”, and judging by her shy giggles, it seems Kim Hyun-soo might have cute crush on Kim Soo-hyun.

Kim Hyun-soo played the love interest of Kim Soo-hyun back during the Joseon Dynasty, and also plays the younger version of Jun Ji-hyun. How lucky she is to play alongside with her ideal type crush. It’s also a cute coincidence that the two have similar names, Kim Hyun-soo and Kim Soo-hyun!

Kim Hyun-soo’s Latest Movie, Be With You

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In 2018 recently, Kim was confirmed to join the movie Be With You alongside So Ji-sub and Son Ye-jin. Son Ye-jin and So Ji-sub will team up for the first time in this melodrama. It is based on the Japanese novel Now, I Am Coming to See You by writer ICHIKAWA Takuji, the project will mark the feature directing debut of LEE Jang-hoon.

So will play a man whose wife (Son) promises to meet him and their son again on a rainy day a year later before she dies. When the time comes, she does indeed return, but she has lost all of her memories. The story also focus on the couple during their high school years.

In this movie, Kim Hyun-soo will once again be the young version of the main role (Son) together with Lee You-jin as the young version of So Ji-sub. The new actor Kim Ji-hwan will play the role of their son.

Recently, a model and TV drama star So, who was last seen in Ryoo Seung-wan’s big-budget The Battleship Island has played various roles. His other major movie credits include Rough Cut (2008) and A Company Man (2013). Son is coming off of a big 2016, which saw her experience commercial success with both Hur Jin-ho’s The Last Princess and critical acclaim with Lee Kyoung-mi’s The Truth Beneath.