K-drama actress born for chaebol roles: Becoming even more stunning 11 years into her debut 

Currently, the Korean small screen is brimming with top-notch works, and audiences can eagerly anticipate another gem, “Queen of Tears,” starring Kim Ji Won and Kim Soo Hyun.

Recently, tvN teased new still cuts of Kim Ji Won. In her “Queen of Tears,” she plays Hong Hae In, the chaebol heiress of the Queens Group. 

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From a young age, Hong Hae In has lived a life of privilege and confidence, her beauty matched only by her talent. Kim Ji Won effortlessly embodies the chaebol character’s aura.

Kim Ji Won’s radiant beauty makes her a perfect fit for chaebol roles

It’s widely acknowledged that Kim Ji Won shines in chaebol roles. She shot to fame with the 2013 drama “The Heirs,” where she portrayed Yoo Rachel, the fiancée of Kim Tan (played by Lee Min Ho), who stops at nothing to come between the main couple.

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Another standout performance saw Kim Ji Won take on the role of Tan Ya in “Arthdal Chronicles.” As the destined heir of the Wahan tribe, her portrayal of the intelligent and beautiful character captivated audiences.

Kim Ji Won’s range ensures she avoids being typecast

Kim Ji Won continually diversifies her roles, delivering impeccable performances even in less privileged characters. Her portrayal of Yeom Mi Jeong in “My Liberation Note” showcased her ability to delve into complex characters, earning her a nomination for Best Actress (TV) at the 2023 Baeksang Awards.

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In “Fight For My Way,” she charmed audiences as Choi Ae Ra, a shopping center employee with dreams of becoming a broadcaster. Her chemistry with Park Seo Joon earned them the “Best Couple” award at the KBS Drama Awards.

“Queen of Tears,” starring Kim Ji Won, premieres on March 9th on tvN.

Source: k14

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