Korean Actress Kim Young-ran: Full Profile


Kim Young-ran

Kim Young-ran is a South Korea actress who was born in August 1956. She dropped out of Konkuk University to pursue her dream as an actress. She began her career in 1974 by playing a role in a movie called Bridge of Death. In 1978, she began to appear in dramas. She played the role of Ok-nyeo on the MBC drama called Ok-nyeo. She started getting recognition from the public. Her career was really big in the late 70s and 80s. She appeared in many dramas and movies at that time.


Kim Young-ran’s Profile

Kim Young-ran

Name : Kim Young-ran (김영란)

Birth Date : August 19, 1956

Birth Place : Seoul, South Korea

Occupation : Actress

Agency : PK Entertainment



List of Kim Young-ran’s Dramas

Kim Young-ran

Kim Young-ran has starred in 78 dramas since her debut in 1974. Her first role was as Ok-nyeo in a drama called Ok-nyeo in 1978. She was the female lead of the drama. In the same year, she appeared in other MBC Dramas, Yeon-ji and Smile. Ever since her debut, she kept working on dramas continuously. She was at her peak career in late 70s and 80s.

Her latest drama was The Love is Coming in 2016. She was acting as Yang Bok-soon. It is a family drama about a single mother who was hurt by love. She continues striving for little bits of happiness while realizing how precious family is.

Here is the list of Kim Young-ran’s dramas. Let’s check this out.

Year Title Role Network
1978 Ok-nyeo Ok-nyeo MBC
Yeon-ji Yeon-ji MBC
Smile MBC
1979 Anguk-dong Lady Lady Hyegyeong MBC
White Dandelion MBC
1980 Country Diaries Second daughter Young-sook MBC
1981 Sae-ah MBC
Mischievous Milady Jeong Nan-jeong MBC
Angry Eyes MBC
1983 The Tale of Attendant Bae Ae-rang MBC
500 Years of Joseon:
The King of Chudong Palace
Queen Wongyeong MBC
1984 Diary of a Devoted Wife MBC
1985 500 Years of Joseon: The Wind Orchid Jeong Nan-jeong MBC
1986 Winter Flower MBC
1987 The Last Witness Son Ji-hye MBC
1988 Sand Castle MBC
1989 Winter Mist Hye-ryun MBC
Your Toast MBC
1990 500 Years of Joseon: Daewongun Cho-wol, lover of
Heungseon Daewongun
1991 Do You Know Eun Ha-su Yoon Ji-sun SBS
1993 Love That Can’t Be Stopped Young-ok KBS2
1994 Han Myung-hoi Dowager Queen Insu KBS2
1995 Good Man, Good Woman KBS2
Always Blue Hearts Byung-hee’s mother EBS
1996 Tears of the Dragon Queen Sindeok KBS1
Landscaping with My Wife KBS2
Eun Ha-su Sung-ja KBS1
Helpless Mom SBS
Under Seoul’s Sky Woo Myung-sook MBC
1997 Yesterday Hong Kyung-ae MBC
Passionate Love KBS2
1998 As We Live Our Lives KBS2
1999 Roses and Bean Sprouts Kang Soo-ok MBC
Into the Sunlight Han Eun-ok MBC
2000 Look Back in Anger Shin Jung-hee’s mother KBS2
Tough Guy’s Love Moon Sung-ja KBS2
TV Novel: Dandelion KBS1
Novel: Admonitions on Governing the People Queen Jeongsun KBS2
The Golden Era MBC
2001 Ladies of the Palace Jeong Nan-jeong’s mother SBS
My Heart’s Jewelry Box Park Eun-shil MBC
Four Sisters Yeo-jin, Dr. Jung’s wife MBC
2002 Sweet Home Young-shil MBC
Orange Kim Young-ran SBS
Ice Flower Choi Do-ran SBS
Jang Hui-bin Princess Sukan KBS2
2003 The Bean Chaff of My Life Gu Sook-hee MBC
Swan Lake Heo Young-ae MBC
1% of Anything Jung Mi-jung MBC
Pretty Woman Hong Hyang-sook MBC
2004 Beautiful Temptation Kang Min-woo’s mother KBS2
Island Village Teacher Jang Jae-doo’s mother SBS
Save the Last Dance for Me Ms. Park SBS
2005 5th Republic Rhee Soon-ja MBC
Autumn Shower Kang Hyung-sook MBC
Dear Heaven Bong Eun-ji SBS
2006 A Woman’s Choice Ji Sun-young KBS2
2007 Moon Hee Bang Sook-hee MBC
2008 Aster Jung Soo-hee MBC
White Lies Joo Ae-sook MBC
2009 Queen of Housewives Chun Ji-ae’s mother MBC
Two Wives Oh Dal-ja SBS
2010 Pink Lipstick Jung Hae-shil MBC
Three Sisters Madam Tu SBS
Life Is Beautiful Kyung-soo’s mother SBS
2011 Drama Special “Hair Show” Jin Kang-hye KBS2
Pit-a-pat, My Love Im Jin-sook KBS2
2012 My Husband Got a Family Han Man-hee KBS2
Yellow Boots Han Kyung-sook tvN
The Sons Mrs. Jung MBC
It Was Love Kim Myung-ja MBC
2013 Crazy Love Go Yoo-jung tvN
Princess Aurora Lee Anna MBC
Who Are You? Park Eung-joon’s mother
(guest, episodes 3-4)
Hold My Hand Kang Ae-soon MBC
2014 12 Years Promise Yeo Sam-sook jTBC
Apgujeong Midnight Sun Oh Dal-ran MBC
2016 The Love is Coming Yang Bok-soon SBS