The Handsome Actor Kim Soo-hyun
Kim Soo-hyun is an actor from South Korea who was born on February 16, 1988, and he graduated from Chung-Ang University with a major in film and theater. He is very popular after his roles in Dream High (2011), Moon Embracing the Sun (2012), My Love from the Star (2013), The Producers (2015), Secret, Greatly (2013), etc. Kim debuted in 2007 with a supporting role in the sitcom Kimchi Cheese Smile.
Then, in 2008, he got the lead role in KBS’s teen drama Jungle Fish. That drama won several awards including the Peaboy Award. This honorary ambassador for Incheon International Airport decided to carry out his military service on October 23, 2017. Last November, he was reported as having to complete his basic training in Paju, Gyeonggi Province. He was assigned to Reconnaissance Battalion 1 to continue his duties, and his military duties will end on July 22, 2019.
Kim Soo-hyun’s Top Dramas and Movies
Kim Soo-hyun is known as a charming actor, and many people know him because of his popular films and dramas. Here are his most popular movies and dramas!
In 2011, Kim starred in the teen music drama Dream High which brought in high domestic ratings. The drama was popular among teenagers and brought viewers ratings in the range of 18 to 20 percent for two consecutive months. A special episode where the cast performed at Dream High Special Concert on a stage near Seoul aired on March 1, 2011, the day after the series ended. This drama starred several idols including miss A’s Bae Suzy, T-ara’s Ham Eun-jung, IU, and 2PM’s Taec-yeon and Jang Woo-young.
This drama follows the lives of students who aspire to become superstars. During their school years, they learned how to develop singing, songwriting, and dancing skills while experiencing personal growth. They also began to develop feelings for each other. Each student has his own strengths and weaknesses, but they strive to debut with each other’s support and guidance.
Sam-Dong (Kim Soo-Hyun) is a native Korean who dreams of becoming a stock farm owner. Sam-Dong then falls in love with Ko Hye-Mi (Bae-Suzy) at first glance and then follows her and enters Kirin High School of Art. During addition to find his first love, he also finds his talent in music. Jin-Gook (TaeYeon) is a talented dancer, but he has several problems at school. Then, the director of Kirin High School of Art suggests it to Jin-Gook, and he enters the school and his talent grows rapidly. Jason (Wooyoung) is a Kirin exchange student. She has high grades so it was very easy for her to enter the school, and she also comes from an overseas school at Kirin. She is a great dancer.
Whereas, Ko Hye-Mi (Bae-Suzy) is the most popular girl in Kirin School. She is a very confident girl, but behind that attitude, she hides a very sad past. Her dream now is to become a world-famous classical vocalist. But, after her family was destroyed, she had no other choice but to enter Kirin. In this drama, Ko Hye-Mi is loved by Song Sam-Dong and Jin-Gook.
He also co-starred in the 2012 Dream High 2 drama.
The Moon That Embraces the Sun
The Moon That Embraces the Sun, better known as The Sand the Moon, is a South Korean television drama series starring Kim Soo-hyun (as Lee Hwon), Han Ga-jin (as Heo Yeon-woo), and Kim Min-seo (as Yeon Bo-kyung). This drama was aired on MBC from January 4 to March 2012. It is a historical-romance drama.
Lee Hwon (Kim Soo Hyun) is the Crown Prince. But, he has a brother from a concubine named Yang Myung (played by Jung Il-woo). When Lee Hwon was still young, he planned to marry the girl he likes, Heo Yeon Wo (played by Han Ga-in). But, because of predictions, he was forced to part with the girl who was reported to have died, but it turned out the girl was still alive.
This drama reached a peak rating of 35%. It won the Best Drama and Best Actor award in the television category at the 48th Baeksang Arts Awards and several awards at the 2012 MBC Drama Awards, including Drama of the Year.
My Love from the Star
The drama My Love from the Star was aired on SBS from December 18, 2013, until February 27, 2014. The lead roles were starred by Jun Ji-hyun, Kim Soo-hyun, Park Hae-jin, and Yoo In-na. Written by Park Ji-eun, this drama tells a romantic fantasy about an alien who landed on Earth in the Joseon Dynasty and, 400 years later, fell in love with a top actress in the modern era. The series was a big hit in South Korea and received great popularity throughout Asia. Jun won the Daesang (Grand Prize), the highest award for television, at the Baeksang Arts Awards and the SBS Drama Awards. Kim won at the Korea Drama Awards.
This drama tells the story of Do Min-joon (Kim Soo-hyun), an alien who landed on Earth in 1609 during the Joseon Dynasty. When he tries to help a young girl named Yi-hwa from falling off a cliff, he skips his journey back to his planet and is stranded on Earth for the next 4 centuries. As time goes by, Min-joon is forced to take on a new identity every 10 years because his human appearance never ages.