Details About Boy Group Members Who Have Turned Into Actors
Besides being active as a part of a group, members of K-Pop groups often have their own solo activities in a various range of fields, among which is the acting field. Recently, there are quite a lot of idol group members who turned their career to acting while they are also active as an idol, which consequently has made them known as actor-dols. Are you curious to find out which members of K-Pop groups have turned into actors? Today, Channel-Korea will give you a rundown of everything about members of K-Pop boy groups who have turned into actors. So, stay tuned!
Changmin, or also known by his stage name Max Changmin, is a member of TVXQ who is active as an actor besides his main activity as a member of TVXQ. Changmin made his acting debut alongside TVXQ in the mini-series called Vacation. Not only he is active as an actor in Korea, but Changmin has also made his way to a Japanese movie titled Fly with the Gold which is based on a novel Takamura Kaoru. He was also nominated for the Newcomer Award at the 37th annual Hochi Film Awards in Japan, which made him the first Korean artist to be nominated. In 2013, Changmin won the Newcomer of the Year at the 36th Japanese Academy Award. Don’t you think that this proves Changmin’s worth in the acting field?
Super Junior’s Siwon
Choi Siwon, or often called Siwon, is one of the members of Super Junior who is active as an actor while also being active as an idol. His acting debut was in 2006 when he was cast in the Hongkong movie titled A Battle of Wits, playing the role of the Liang Prince. After this, he appeared in many dramas, such as Oh! My Lady, Iris, She Was Pretty, Revolutionary Love, and many others. Not only Korean dramas, but he has also appeared in foreign dramas and movies, such as Skip Beat!, Dragon Blade, To the Fore, etc. His latest drama, after he finished his mandatory military enlistment, was a crime comedy-drama titled My Fellow Citizens! Do you want to watch the dramas where he appears?
Super Junior’s Donghae
Besides Siwon, another member of Super Junior who is active as an actor is Donghae. He made his acting debut in Super Junior’s horror documentary called Mystery 6 in early 2006. After that, he made his appearance in dramas such as It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl, Ms. Panda and Mr. Hedgehog, and many others. He also made an appearance in Skip Beat! where Siwon appeared. However, recently it’s quite rare to see him in dramas or movies, so let’s hope that he can land his hand on a role and make an appearance in a drama or a movie soon!
Choi Min-ho, or better known as Minho, is one of the members of SHINee who tried to become an actor. He made his acting debut in November 2010 in a drama special called Pianist. Since he made his debut, he was able to land a role in various dramas and movies, such as Salamander Guru and The Shadows, To The Beautiful You, Medical Top Team, My First Time, and Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth. By featuring in these dramas and movies, his acting skills started to get recognized. He has even received various awards, such as Best New Actor at the MBC Drama Awards and the 54th Grand Bell Awards, New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards, and Most Popular Actor (TV) at the Baeksang Arts Awards.
Another member of SHINee who is also pursuing a career in acting is Key, one of the hottest actor-dols recently. He first made his official acting debut by appearing in the tvN drama titled Drinking Solo in 2016. Even though it was the first time for him to act, his acting skills were recognized well by the production team as well as the public. In 2017, he appeared in another drama titled The Guardians. Later, he received the Best New Actor Award for his role in The Guardians drama at the 2017 Grimae Awards and was nominated in the same category at the MBC Drama Awards.