Profile of South Korean Actress Kim Young-ok

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Who Is She?

Kim Young-Ok is a South Korean veteran actress who made her debut in 1957 through a movie called Farewell Sorrow. She is known for her roles in various hit dramas such as Boys Over Flowers, The Great Seducer, and many more. Now, let’s take a look at her profile to know more about her!

Profile

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Kim Young Ok is a South Korean veteran actress who has appeared in numerous dramas and movies. She was born on December 5, 1937. She made her acting debut in a movie titled Farewell Sorrow in 1957. She has been active in the industry ever since. This lovely grandma is also known as a voice actress who has won a lot of awards for her acting in the Korean entertainment industry. Many people might notice her for her roles in many dramas. One of the dramas is Boys Over Flowers where she took the role as the head maid in Goo Jun Pyo’s (played by Lee Min Ho) house.

Aside from acting, she is also a talented rapper. She appeared on the show HipHop Nation along with Monsta X’s Jooheon. She showed her rapping skills on this show while partnered with Jooheon. Her appearance on this show made people adore her even more through her energetic performance which contradicted her age. She is already married and reportedly has a son.

She recently took a role in the popular drama The Great Seducer as Woo Do-Hwan’s grandmother. She also played in The Rich Son as a character named Park Sun-ok. Now, she is going to act in a new MDN drama titled Witch Love as Maeng Ye-Soon alongside Vixx’s Hongbin, Yoon So Hee, and Hyun Woo.

Filmography

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Television Dramas

  • Witch’s Love (MBN, 2018)
  • Miss Hammurabi (JTBC, 2018)
  • Rich Family’s Son (MBC, 2018)
  • The Great Seducer (MBC, 2018)
  • The Most Beautiful Goodbye in the World (tvN, 2017)
  • Dal Soon’s Spring (KBS2, 2017)
  • All Kinds of Daughters-in-Law (MBC, 2017)
  • The Man Living in Our House (KBS2, 2016)
  • My Wife’s Having an Affair This Week (JTBC, 2016)
  • Shopping King Louie (MBC, 2016)
  • Blow Breeze (MBC, 2016)
  • You Are a Gift (SBS, 2016)
  • Dear My Friends (tvN, 2016)
  • Reply 1988 (tvN, 2015)
  • All About My Mom (KBS2, 2015)
  • Snowy Road (KBS1, 2015)
  • Rosy Lovers (MBC, 2014)
  • Marriage, Not Dating (tvN, 2014)
  • Make a Wish (MBC, 2014)
  • Beyond the Clouds (KBS2, 2014)
  • Drama Special Yeon Woo’s Summer (KBS2, 2013)
  • Ruby Ring (KBS2, 2013)
  • Oh Ja Ryong Is Coming (MBC, 2012)
  • My Love, Madame Butterfly (SBS, 2012)
  • Haeundae Lovers (KBS2, 2012)
  • Love, My Love (KBS2, 2012)
  • K-POP – The Ultimate Audition (Channel A, 2012)
  • Saving Madame Go Bong Shil (TV Chosun, 2011)
  • Just like Today (MBC, 2011)
  • Protect the Boss (SBS, 2011)
  • The Women of Our Home (KBS1, 2011)
  • All My Love (MBC, 2010)
  • Gloria (MBC, 2010)
  • Chuno (KBS2, 2010)
  • God of Study (KBS2, 2010)
  • Assorted Gems (MBC, 2009)
  • Everybody Cha Cha Cha (KBS1, 2009)
  • Partner (KBS2, 2009) cameo
  • Boys Over Flowers (KBS2, 2009)
  • Glory of Youth (KBS1, 2009)
  • Family’s Honor (SBS, 2008)
  • Strongest Chil Woo (KBS2, 2008)
  • New Heart (MBC, 2007)
  • I Hate You, but It’s Fine (KBS1, 2007)
  • Fly High (SBS, 2007)
  • The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (MBC, 2007)
  • Crazy for You (SBS, 2007)
  • Dal Ja’s Spring (KBS2, 2007)
  • Drama City Ride Princess (KBS2, 2007)
  • Miracle (MBC, 2006)
  • Snow Flower (SBS, 2006)
  • Drama City Finding Sorrow (KBS2, 2006)
  • Drama City Stupid as Rock (KBS2, 2006)
  • The Bizarre Bunch (KBS1, 2005)
  • Drama City Nobody Loves Me (KBS2, 2005)
  • Land (SBS, 2004)
  • Old Miss Diary (KBS2, 2004)
  • Tropical Nights in December (MBC, 2004) cameo
  • More Beautiful Than a Flower (KBS2, 2004)
  • Pearl Necklace (KBS2, 2003)
  • Bodyguard (KBS2, 2003)
  • Yellow Handkerchief (KBS1, 2003)
  • Trio (MBC, 2002)
  • The Maengs’ Golden Era (MBC, 2002)
  • Solitude (KBS2, 2002)
  • Since We Met (MBC, 2002)
  • Successful Story of a Bright Girl (SBS, 2002)
  • Splendid Days (SBS, 2001)
  • Father and Sons (SBS, 2001)
  • Her House (MBC, 2001)
  • Wang Rung’s Land (SBS, 2000)
  • Housewife’s Rebellion (MBC, 2000)
  • When Time Flows (MBC, 1999)
  • TV Novel – You and My Song (너와 나의 노래) (KBS1, 1998)
  • Love Is All I Know (사랑밖엔 난 몰라) (MBC, 1998)
  • A Bird’s Gift (새의 선물) (MBC, 1998)
  • Bridal Room (신부의 방) (KBS2, 1997)
  • Beautiful Crime (SBS, 1997)
  • The Reason I Live (내가 사는 이유) (MBC, 1997)
  • Golden Feather (황금깃털) (MBC, 1997)
  • The Scent of Winter (겨울의 향기) (KBS, 1996)
  • The Most Beautiful Goodbye in the World (MBC, 1996)
  • Until We Can Love (KBS2, 1996)
  • Between Father And Son (부자유친) (SBS, 1995)
  • TV Novel – The Road (길) (KBS2, 1995)
  • The Woman in the Matchbox (성냥갑 속의 여자) (SBS, 1994)
  • Sergeant Oh (오경장) (SBS, 1993)
  • 3rd Republic (MBC, 1993)
  • To Live (산다는 것은) (SBS, 1993)
  • Wild Chrysanthemum (들국화) (KBS2, 1993)
  • Long Ago in my Childhood (옛날 나 어릴 적에) (KBS1, 1993)
  • Yesterday’s Green Grass (옛날의 금잔디) (KBS2, 1991)
  • My Mother (나의 어머니) (MBC, 1990)
  • That Woman (MBC) (그 여자) (MBC, 1990)
  • Armband (완장) (MBC, 1989)
  • Carousel (회전목마) (KBS2, 1989)
  • Nesting Flower (꽃피는 둥지) (KBS2, 1989)
  • Wang Rung’s Family (왕룽일가) (KBS2, 1989)
  • The Last Idol (마지막 우상) (MBC, 1988)
  • Teacher Our Teacher (선생님 우리 선생님) (MBC, 1988)
  • Forget Tomorrow (내일 잊으리) (MBC, 1988)
  • Love and Ambition (MBC, 1987)
  • The Seaside Village (갯마을) (MBC, 1985)
  • Sae Ah (새아씨) (MBC, 1981)
  • I Sell Happiness (행복을 팝니다) (MBC, 1978)
  • The Master (주인) (MBC, 1978)

 

Movies

  • Snowy Road (2017)
  • Bean Sprouts (2015)
  • Makgeolli Girls (2015)
  • Granny’s Got Talent (2015)
  • Casa Amor: Exclusive for Ladies (2015)
  • Fists of Legend (2013)
  • Spring, Snow (2012)
  • Sunny (2011)
  • Le Grand Chef 2: Kimchi Battle (2010)
  • Our School E.T. (2008)
  • Public Enemy Returns (2008)
  • Big Bang (2007)
  • Soo (2007) cameo
  • Old Miss Diary (2006)
  • Springtime (2004)
  • Spring Breeze (2003)
  • White Valentine (1999)
  • The Lovers of Woomook-baemi (1990)
  • Watercolor Painting in a Rainy Day (1990)
  • Puppy Love (1988)
  • The Chef of 8 Provinces (1987)
  • No Woman Is Afraid of the Night (1986)
  • Man-suk, Run! (1980)
  • Robot Taekwon V (1976)
  • Mi-ae (1970)
  • A Young Zelkova (1968)
  • A Young Bride (1968)
  • Flame in the Valley (1967)
  • The Mistress (1963)
  • A Shoeshine Boy (1961)
  • Even the Clouds Are Drifting (1959)
  • Bear (1959)
  • Open the Door to a Pure Heart (1958)
  • Farewell Sorrow! (1957)

 

Voice Acting

  • Mazinger Z Soe-dol (“Juzo Kabuto”) (MBC, 1975)
  • Robot Taekwon V Kim Hoon (Film, 1976)
  • Paul’s Miraculous Adventure Paul (TBC, 1977)
  • Esteban, a Boy from the Sun Esteban (MBC, 1987)

 

Awards

  • 2015 KBS Drama Awards: One-Act Special – Actress (Snowy Road)
  • 2011 SBS Drama Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award (Protect the Boss)
  • 2009 MBC Drama Awards: Golden Acting Award, Actress in a Serial Drama (Assorted Gems)
  • 2005 KBS Drama Awards: Achievement Award (Old Miss Diary)
  • 1993 KBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award – Actress (Wild Chrysanthemum, Love and Farewell)
  • 1992 28th Baeksang Arts Awards: Popularity Award – Actress (TV) (Yesterday’s Green Grass)
  • 1979 15th Baeksang Arts Awards: Grand Prize for Television (I Sell Happiness)