General Information About Actress Moon Hee-kyung
Moon Hee-kyung is a South Korean actress who is well-known for playing supporting roles of Oh Hee Kyung in Skeletons in the Closet (2007), Yoo Ae Yeon in SBS’s You’re All Surrounded 2014 drama, Park Ju Ran in KBS1’s You Are the Only One 2014-2015 drama, and music college professor in SBS’s My Heart Twinkle Twinkle 2015 drama.
She made her debut as a singer after winning MBC Riverside Song Festival in 1987.
Until the mid-90s she became a professional ballad singer without any other activities. Then she released her first album The Lost Passionate Place (갈 곳 잃은 연정) in 1989. In 1993, she participated in the “Daejeon Expo Album (대전엑스포 앨범에)”. She released her second album You Are Not Same Like Before (예전같지 않은 너) in 1994.
In the mid 90s, she felt limited as a singer and she then turned to becoming a musical actress. Since then, she has appeared in several musicals for about 10 years. She made her debut as a musical actress with Flower Train (꽃전차) play in 1995. And she made her debut as television/film actress with Skeletons in the Closet movie in 2007.
Moon Hee-kyung grew up in her hometown of Jeju Island and came to Seoul to become a singer. Moon Hee-kyung stated that she was a girl who liked Chanson, lyric-driven French song usually polyphonic and secular, at that time. In 1986, she was given the 1st Chanson contest sponsored by the French Embassy in Korea and she was also given a two-month French language course.
She stated that she didn’t know what to do after she felt limited as a singer, then she chose musicals as her path. She started to play musical at the tad late age of 30. She was put in a musical group, and it was hard for her because she trained with 23 or 24-year-old young adults. She is one of the first vocal group members of “El Diva (엘 디바)” in 2006.
The group consisted of four musical actresses such as Moon Hee-kyung, Yang Kkoch Nim, Jung Yeong Joo, and Kim Eun Young. The group was accompanied by the musical Menopause (메노포즈) and they also had various events.
She is a college alumna with home-shopping host Yoo Nan Hee and announcer Lee Geum Hee. They were known as the three greatest of Sookmyung Women’s University.
On November 9, 2015, she even gave a lecture in Namju High School in Jeju Island.
In 2016, she was runner-up by appearing on JTBC’s “Tribe of Hip Hop” rap-battle program and became the only person to compete in both seasons.
Moon Hee-kyung widened her activities with movies and dramas. She made a huge effort to build such skills. In the public, she is known for playing her role as a bad stepmother or a mischievous aunt.