2020 K-Drama’s male roles put them on the path to fame
When an actor is so successful and at the top of his game, it’s fun to look back on his humble beginnings. Whether the role is big or small, it’s a monumental step as they have the opportunity to fulfill their dreams and show off their talents. Here are the debut roles of 10 K-drama actors that will set them on the road to stardom!
Note: The list is in no particular order!
Jang Ki Yong – “It’s okay, that’s love”
Jang Ki Yong started out as a model in showbiz. He was sent to the set of the SBS drama “It’s Okay, That’s Love” and was given a little role play Lee Sung Kyung‘s friend. He didn’t think about it much at the time, nor did he have a great desire to act, but after being on set it sparked a newfound passion. He has since starred in numerous K-dramas, including this year’s fantasy romance. “Reborn“.
Lee Jae Wook – “Memories of the Alhambra”
Lee Jae Wook had a brief but very impressive acting career. Lee Jae Wook has appeared in just five K-dramas and one film and proves that he has what it takes to be one of the best in the business. Lee Jae Wook’s debut role was in the science fiction fantasy “Memories of the Alhambra” as a seedy hacker, and last year he got his first lead role as Sun Woo Jun in “Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol”.
Song seung hun – “Three boys and three girls”
This year, Song Seung Hun played in the MBC drama “Dinner Mate” and also graced us with a rare appearance on the variety show “Home alone“. It’s hard to believe that Song Seung Hun made his debut on the sitcom ‘Three Guys and Three Girls’ 25 years ago. He played aloof and love met and briefly aroused Seung Hun (most of the characters had their real names on the show) quickly became a big fan after his debut. People couldn’t resist his charms!
Ahn Hyo Seop – “Splash Splash Love”
Ahn Hyo Seop starred in the successful hospital novel K-drama “Dr. Romantic 2” This year. Long before Ahn Hyo Seop became an actor, he was an apprentice at JYP Entertainment. After interning for several years, he decided to try acting. His first role and debut was as loyal Park Yeon in the fans’ favorite web drama. “Splash Splash love“. His role was small, but very powerful.
Kim min jae – “Persist, Goo Hae Ra”
Kim Min Jae played his first leading role that year as the piano prodigy Park Joon Young in “Do you like brahms?” He began training to be an idol and was a very talented dancer and rapper. Even so, when he got the opportunity to devote himself to acting, he accepted it without hesitation. His debut in Dramaland was in the music series “Persevere, Goo Hae Ra” As Sa Gi Joon. Because he had to dance it was an easy transition!
Joo ji hoon – “Princess hours”
This year was a great success for Joo Ji Hoon. He starred on SBS’s “Hyena,” “Kingdom” Season 2, and has also been confirmed to star alongside “Mount Jiri” on the upcoming series Jun Ji Hyun. Joo Ji Hoon was lucky enough to start his career off with a bang. His debut was a major role in the classic rom-com “Princess hours“. He played the stoic and cool Prince Lee Shin.
Park Bo gum – “Blind”
Park Bo Gum originally wanted to become a singer-songwriter and has proven in various interviews and shows that he is talented at singing and playing the piano. However, at the suggestion of others, he decided to devote himself to acting. His first role was in the movie “Blind” as Kim ha neul is younger brother Dong Hyun. That year he starred in Record of Youth just before joining the military.
Yoon shi yoon – “High Kick Through the Roof”
Yoon Shi Yoon starred in the action-packed OCN drama “train” This year. He was also on the panel on the popular dating reality show”Heart signal 3. “Yoon Shi Yoon’s acting career got off to a strong start when he was a performer on the sitcom.”High step through the roof“. The following year he starred in the very popular series “Bread, love and dreams” And shot to fame.
Nam Joo Hyuk – “Surplus Princess”
Nam Joo Hyuk started out as a model in the industry. With his good looks and size, it was only a matter of time before he got into acting. His debut role was in “Excess princess” As the satoori talking character named Big. It was a pretty big leap into the K-drama industry since it was his first role in a K-drama and a pretty big one at that! Nam Joo Hyuk currently plays alongside “Start-Up” Suzy.
Jung Hae In – “Bride of the Century”
Jung Hae In starred in “A piece of your mind” This year and was also confirmed to star in the highly anticipated drama Snowdrops. Jung Hae In’s first appearance in the entertainment industry was in AOA Black’s music video, but his official debut role was as the funny and charming Choi Kang In in “Bride of the century.”
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