Get to Know More about ‘Sketch’ Supporting Actess Yoo Da-in

Hidden Gems Actress, Yoo Da-in

Whoever’s already watched JTBC’s new television series, Sketch, must be know her. She’s Yoo Da-in, a South Korean actress with a baby face and an innocent vibe. She started her debut in the entertainment industry as an actress in 2005, since then Yoo Da-in really began to gain her fame when she took the main role in the movie Re-encounter, in 2016.

Re-encounter is a Korean indie movie written and directed by Min Young-keun. The movie is about the two young people who fell in love, but the boy left the girl in Canada when she was pregnant. They meet again five years later, to look for the children which they believe have already been adopted. Yoo Da-in’s role in this movie helped her win awards.

Curious enough about Yoo Da-in’s further info? Let’s take a look!

Yoo Da-in’s Full Profile

Name / Hangul : Yoo Da-in / 유다인
Birth Name / Hangul : Ma Yeong-seon / 마영선
Date of Birth : February 9, 1984 
Place of Birth : South Korea
Zodiac Sign : Aquarius
Chinese Zodiac : Mouse
Age : 34
Gender : Female
Height : 167 cm
Nationality : South Korean
Education : Seoul College – Theatre and Film
Occupation : actress
Years Active : 2005 – present
Agency : Prain TPC

Yoo Da-in’s Career Summary

Television Series

Year Title Role Network
2018 Sketch Min Ji-soo (supporting role) JTBC
2016 Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Go Ah-yeong [Jae Yi’s friend] (supporting role) MBC
Doctors Dr. Jo In Joo [Ji Hong’s friend] (supporting role) SBS
One More Happy Ending Baek Da Jeong [former “Angels” member] (main role) MBC
2014 Plus Nine Boys Ju Da-in (main role) tvN
The Night Watchman’s Journal Yeon Ha [Do Ha’ s sister] (supporting role) MBC
2012 Tasty Life Jang Joo-hyun (main role) SBS
2010 Comrades Nurse Jung-sook KBS1
2009 TV Novel: Glory of Youth Lee Sun-yeong (main role) KBS1
2005 Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy Honor Student (guest role) SBS
Love Needs a Miracle Jang Kyung-hee SBS


Year Title Role
2016 Detour Na Rae (supporting role)
2013 The Suspect Choi Gyung-hee (supporting role)
2012 Almost Che Seo Ye-rin (main role)
Children of Heaven Yoo Jin (main role)
Over My Dead Body Jang Ha-yeon (supporting role)
2011 The Client Seo Jung-ah (supporting role)
2010 Re-encounter Hye Hwa (main role)
No Mercy Lee So-jin
2008 Mandate: Mission from the Gods Journalist Shin (main role)
Heartbreak Library Girl that walks across the ledge
2007 Her… The One That I Love (short film) Manhwa artist “She”
2006 Cinderella Su Kyeong (supporting role)
2005 The Beast and The Beauty Museum attendant


Year Title Role Network
2012 Drama Special Series Season 2: Just an Ordinary Love Story Kim Yoon-hye (main role) KBS2
2011 Drama Special Season 2: Our Happy Days of Youth Soon Nam (main role) KBS2

Music Videos

Year Song Title Artist
2008 Only You KCM
2007 Don’t Cry Park Sang-min
Days of Love You Owe Yoon Gun
Wicked Tongue Ne;MO

Awards and Nominations

Year Award  Category Nominated Work Result
2012 13th Asian Film Festival (Tours, France) Best Actress Just an Ordinary Love Story Won
KBS Drama Awards Best Actress in a One-Act/Short/Special Drama Re-encounter Won
2011 48th Grand Bell Awards Best New Actress Re-encounter Nominated
31st Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best New Actress Re-encounter Won
32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress Re-encounter Nominated
2010 36th Seoul Independent Film Festival Independent Star Award Re-encounter Won


Yoo Da-in’s Appearance in Sketch

Recently, JTBC released the new drama Sketch, with some famous actors and actresses in the starring roles, such as Lee Dong-gun, Jung Ji-hoon (Rain), Lee Sun-bin, etc. This mystery-action drama is about the super-skilled ace detective, Kang Dong-soo (starred by Rain) and the female detective, Lee Sun-bin (starred by Yoo Shi-hyun), who can sketch out the future in order to capture a serial killer.

The ace detective, Kang Dong-soo, has excellent intuition and executive ability, also lives a perfectly normal and happy life (before some events) with his beautiful girlfriend Min Ji-soo (starred by Yoo Da-in). Kang Dong-soo and Min Ji-soo already planned for their marriage as they’d already dating a while. Unfortunately, their dream of a ‘happily ever after’ life comes crashing down due to certain tragic events.

Yoo Da-in’s appearance in Sketch is her first comeback in drama after a year and four months as Rain’s on-screen girlfriend. Fans who’ve been missing have to be content with watching ina supporting role in this new drama.

If you want to know further, just watch the drama and you won’t regret at all!