Take a look at the series of little-known roles of the most famous actors in Korea.
Before becoming A-list stars, the following series of actors had to go through a period of being ”unknown” to the audience because of their unremarkable appearance and acting ability.
Let’s take a look at the 5 roles of these Korean actors when they were just “newbies”!
1. Lee Min Ho
Most of the audience is probably familiar with Lee Min Ho’s name from blockbusters like Boys over Flowers and The Heirs. Therefore, no one must think that Lee Min Ho has ever taken on a supporting role in I Am Sam. Lee Min Ho’s role was so minor that he couldn’t even appear on the movie poster.
2. Kim Soo Hyun
Few people know that Kim Soo Hyun, the actor with the highest income in the Korean film industry, had a hard time playing supporting roles next to his seniors. Before changing his life with the role of country boy Song Sam Dong in ‘Dream High’, the actor participated in many different films but unfortunately did not get much attention. One of them is Cha Kang Jin, the childhood role of the male lead Go Soo in ‘Will It Snow for Christmas?’.
3. Park Bo Gum
Park Bo Gum’s name is well-known throughout Asia because of his work in Korean dramas, but he also appeared in movies before rising to fame. He once played Dong Hyun, the younger brother of Min Soo Ah (Kim Ha Neul), in “Blind”. Park Bo Gum’s acting ground, on the other hand, was limited as his character didn’t play an important role. The brief appearance in the movie was not enough to help him attract the public’s attention.
4. Ji Chang Wook
When most people think of Ji Chang Wook, they probably think of the super-cool actor who starred in popular Korean action dramas like ‘Healer’ and ‘The K2’. However, before being famous, Ji Chang Wook once starred in ‘Bachelor’s Vegetable Store’ as a vegetable seller. Because this drama is not very famous and is only a small project of Channel A, so it is not known to many international audiences.
5. Song Joong Ki
Song Joong Ki has been labelled the “king of chemistry” by the public for his ability to work well with all of his co-stars. Although owning a collection of hot kiss scenes with many Korean beauties, even fans may not know about his bread kiss with a handsome guy in OB & GY.