Top 9 Famous and Most Handsome K-Drama Actors kdramaplanet

Top 9 Famous and Most Handsome K-Drama Actors kdramaplanet

These top 9 famous amd most handsome kdrama actors are known not only in Asia but all around the world! Their looks and acting are so stunning!
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9 Most Popular and Handsome Korean Actors

These top 9 famous and most handsome K-drama actors are known not only in Asia but all around the world! Their looks and acting are so stunning! Here, you will find information about their career path as well as the lists of their kdramas.

  1. Lee Jong Suk
  2. Park Seo Joon
  3. Lee Dong Wook
  4. Nam Joo Hyuk
  5. Yoo Seung Ho
  6. Kim Soo Hyun
  7. Park Bo Gum
  8. Lee Joon Gi
  9. Lee Min Ho
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9. Lee Min Ho

One of the top Hallyu stars, Lee Min Ho is a globally popular Korean actor with an impressive worldwide following. He is famous not only in Asia but also in many western countries, – particularly in France, the US, Spain, Italy, Australia, and Canada.


The Korean series Boys Over Flowers became a breakthrough for his acting career. Not only thanks to that one but for many highly successful dramas where he played, Lee has got the name of Hallyu star. He even became the first among all Korean celebrities to have his own wax figure placed at Madame Tussaud’s (in Shanghai and Hong Kong).

  • most well-known roles: Boys Over Flowers; Personal Taste; The King: Eternal Monarch; The Heirs; City Hunter; Legend of the Blue Sea; films Bounty Hunters; Gangnam Blues; web-series Line Romance.
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8. Lee Joon Gi

A “flower boy” icon, the charming prince of historical dramas, one of the top action stars, Lee Joon Gi is a top Hallyu icon popular not only in Asia but also far beyond it. In the series, we often see him in traditional Korean clothes, and it looks like he is born to play in historicals! Yet, he has got many diverse roles under his belt.

He got his first leading role in an unusual historical drama The King and the Clown. Thanks to his acting talent and skills, he successfully played a homosexual clown, which gained him popularity. Yet, after this role, he began to diversify into other genres and played masculine roles to become more diverse.


Did you know that Lee almost doesn’t use a stunt double for fight scenes? He practices taekwondo and various other martial arts, so he has been recognized as a true action star. His role in the period series Gunman in Joseon is one of those for which he got acclaim for his action scenes. The series gained lots of attention overseas as well, especially in China. Moon Lovers was another melodrama that made him more popular in China. It didn’t get that much attention in Korea compared to other countries.

Moreover, Lee played not only in period dramas and shined in action scenes. He also made convincing performances as a criminal profiler in Criminal Minds and a lawyer in Lawless Lawyer.

  • most well-known roles: The King and the Clown; My Girl; Gunman in Joseon; Scholar Who Walks the Night; Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo; Criminal Minds; Lawless Lawyer; The Flower of Evil.

Visit the page Lee Joon Gi | Facts & The List of K-Dramas if you want to learn more interesting and fun facts about the actor, his story to success, and read the descriptions of the dramas he has starred in.

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7. Park Bo Gum

A true Hallyu star, famous actor titled “the Nation’s Crown Prince”, Park Bo Gum initially planned to become a singer-songwriter. However, life had its own plans for him, and his career path changed.

He debuted staring in the thriller Blund playing a supporting role. Then, he was featured in some other films and dramas such as Runway Cop, Bridal Mask, Still Picture, and Hello Monster. Yet, he landed his first leading role only in the drama Wonderful Mama. He also was lucky to play roles in box-office hits A Hard Day and The Admiral: Roaring Currents.

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However, these works are not the ones that come to your mind when you hear the actor’s name. Park was given the nickname of “Nation’s Little Brother” after starring in Reply 1988. The series became the highest-rated kdrama in television history!
Park is also famous for his role in the historical drama Love in the Moonlight for which he also released OST! Not only he received numerous rewards for his role but also topped a lot of charts with the singles. Park has also got the title of “Nation’s Crown Prince” for this one.

There’s no doubt Park has a really versatile range of roles! A psychopathic lawyer, a Joseon Crown Prince, a model shooting towards an acting career, a genius Go player, or a freewheeling man – they all are only a few of the roles he played!

  • most well-known roles: Hello Monster; Reply 1988; Love in the Moonlight; Encounter; Record of Youth; Wonderful Mama; film Seo Bok.
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6. Kim Soo Hyun

Kim Soo Hyun started his acting career at a young age became an internationally known actor. One of the most expensive stars in the industry, he started his career path starring in Dream High. However, it was after his famous role in My Love From the Star when his career sky-rocketed. Since then, he has surely become one of the most wanted Korean actors. His other popular role, a young king Lee Hwon in kdrama Moon Embracing the Sun, spread his popularity far beyond Asia.

  • most well-known roles: Dream High; Moon Embracing the Sun; My Love from the Star; The Producers; It’s Okay to Not Be Okay; the films The Thieves; Secretly, Greatly; Real.
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5. Yoo Seung-ho

Yoo Seung-ho became famous at a very young age as a child actor. He starred in the film The Way Home in 2002. After that role, he played roles in lots of various Korean dramas and films as a child, teenager, and then finally switched to adult roles.


Yoo has played many diverse roles like a circus magician in the Joseon-era romance movie The Magician; a lawyer suffering from hyperthymesia in thriller drama Remember, or a police detective with the supernatural ability to read the memories of others.

  • most well-known roles: The Magician; Remember; historical drama The Emperor: Owner of the Mask; rom-com I’m Not a Robot; My Strange Hero; Memories; films: Joseon Magician; Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River; The Way Home.
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4. Nam Joo-hyuk

Once you see Nam Joo Hyuk, you can’t stop looking at him! He melts the hearts of viewers both by his looks and his acting skills. Actually, he started his career path as a model. Yet, he switched to acting soon.

Who Are You: School 2015 was the first k-drama that made him famous. Since then, he has been playing many interesting, diverse characters such as a handsome flower prince in Moon Lovers, a school star swimmer in School 2015, or a water God in The Bride of Habaek.

Want to learn more about the actor? Check out the related post, Nam Joo Hyuk | The Hottest Model Turned K-Drama Actor.

  • most well-known roles: Who Are You: School 2015; Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo; The Bride of Habaek; The Light in Your Eyes; The School Nurse Files; Start-Up; Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo; Here.
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3. Lee Dong Wook

Lee Dong Wook is not only a Korean actor but also a model, entertainer, the host of different TV shows (his own talk show Wook Talk and the survival TV show Produce x 101, for example).

One of the top famous and most handsome K-drama actors, Lee debuted as an actor in far 1999. It was only a single-episode series. However, he was noticed and chosen for the teen drama School 2 and School 3, where he began to gain popularity.


His role in the Korean rom-com My Girl was even more breaking for his career, as it was popular both in Korea and across Asia. Lee became a true wave star. However, his role of the grim reaper in the romantic fantasy series Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (Goblin) was probably the most popular of all the roles he played before.

  • most well-known roles: My Girl; Scent of a Woman; The Fugitive of Joseon; Hotel King; Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (Goblin); Life; Touch Your Heart; Hell Is Other People; Tale of the Nine-Tailed.
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2. Park Seo Joon

Park Seo Joon debuted in the entertainment industry by being featured in the music video for Bang Yong Guk’s song “I Remember”. Soon after that, he began appearing in some TV dramas (Dream High; One Warm Word; Pots of Gold; A Witch’s Love).

However, they weren’t his breakout roles. It was for his roles in dramas Kill Me Heal Me and She Was Pretty that Park became popular. After that, his other famous roles followed.


Especially he became successful after staring in the series Fight for My Way, as it topped all ratings when it was airing. After staring at another hit drama, What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, the Korean press even dubbed him the “master of the romantic comedy”.

  • most well-known roles: Kill Me, Heal Me; She Was Pretty; Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth; Fight for My Way; What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim; Taewon Class; films Chronicles of Evil; Midnight Runners; The Divine Fury.
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1. Lee Jong Suk

One of the most famous and handsome Korean actors, Lee Jong Suk started his career as a runway model. Starting at a very young age, as a fifteen-year-old teenager, little did he know about his future career. Yet, he soon shifted towards the TV. His role in the Korean drama School 2013 brought him first fame as an actor.

  • most well-known roles: School 2013; Can Hear Your Voice; Doctor Stranger; Pinocchio; W; While You Were Sleeping; Romance Is a Bonus Book.

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