From EXO’s D.O to ASTRO’s Eunwoo, Here’s a List of Idols Turned Actors

Ok Taec-yeon


The handsome main rapper of 2PM is a talented man. Not only can Taecyeon rap, but he can write a song, be an entrepreneur, and also act. He debuted on a drama series called Cinderella’s Sister in 2011. Since then, he’s had a lot of leading role on his hands and also a hosting career as part of his journey in the entertainment industry.

Yoon Doo-joon

Doojoon is the leader of the boy-group Highlight, formerly known as Beast in 2009 under Cube Entertainment. Even before debuting as an idol, Doojoon auditioned for the sitcom High Kick Through the Roof, but he decided to focus his career on music at that time. Not long after debuting in music, he joined a reality show called Only One Secret Danbi. Below is his latest role, in television series called Let’s Eat.

Lee Jun-ho

Junho is the second 2PM member to become an actor. He debuted in acting through the action thriller called Cold Eyes on 2013, which was a success. He also participated in some tv series and got awarded for his role in the series Good Manager. His latest tv series is called Confession; let’s see how he acts in this one.

Cha Eun-woo

Eunwoo, the youngest in our list, is a member of the boy-band Astro and is also trying his best in his acting career. The 22 year old debuted in a film called My Brilliant Life, in a minor role in 2014. in 2015, he and other members of Astro were on a web series called To Be Continued. Since then, he has accepted several roles in films and television series. He was successful in Gangnam Beauty, winning several awards for his role. This is his scene in Gangnam Beauty.

That’s it for our long list of idols turned actors. It’s worth it to see their films and tv series, so you better check them out. You won’t regret it!