6 South Korean idols with the best acting skills, which one is your favorite?

6 South Korean idols with the best acting skills, which one is your favorite?

K-pop idols are not only trained to dance and sing, but now there are acting lessons to follow. So it’s not strange to meet idols who are trying their hand at acting. Idols will usually make their acting debut in web dramas, before finally getting a chance to star in TV station dramas or movies.

So far, Korean netizens have registered six South Korean idol names who have the best acting skills, and almost every drama and movie they will star in will be a big hit, of course, these six actors’ skills have been tested for the prizes. He received. Who? Here is the list.

1. EXO

Portrait of DO/Do Kyung Soo (instagram/EXO official)
Portrait of DO/Do Kyung Soo (instagram/EXO official)

Achieving success as a singer who joined the boy band created by SM Entertainment, DO began his acting career by starring in the first movie ‘Cart’ in 2014.

Since the beginning of his appearance as an actor, the journey of the owner of the name Do Kyung Soo is not as easy as it seems. He was even ranked as the number one idol who received criticism for his acting participating in the drama in 2014. Then in 2014, DO made his small screen debut as a supporting role in the drama ‘It’s Okay, That’s Love’, from then its performance has been praised. He proved that he deserved to be named the idol-actor with the best acting today.

The man born in 1993 has won awards throughout his acting career, including ‘Best Young Actor’ at the Seoul International Youth Festival, ‘Best New Actor’ at the 3rd APAN Star Awards, ‘Newcomer Award’ at the Korean Film Shining Star Awards, and many more.

2. I am Siwan

Portrait of Im Siwan (instagram/Im Siwan)
Portrait of Im Siwan (instagram/Im Siwan)

Im Siwan once joined the group ZE:A. This Busan native made his debut in the popular series ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’, where he played the young character Heo Yeom. Since then, Im Siwan’s career as an actor has been wide open.

The former idol’s career shone even brighter when he played in the drama adaptation of the webtoon ‘Missaeng: Incomplete Life’. Now almost all of his dramatic and film projects always sell well, watched by fans all over the world.

He has brought home various awards such as ‘Excellence Award’ at the APAN Star Award and ‘Best New Actor’ at the 9th Cable TV Broadcasting Awards and 51st Baeksang Arts Awards.

IU's portrait (instagram/Lee Ji Eun/ IU)
IU’s portrait (instagram/Lee Ji Eun/ IU)

IU was recently showered with praise for her character as a young mother who left her son through Hirokazu Kore-eeda’s film ‘Broker’.

With a melodious voice, the owner’s real name Lee Ji Eun made her acting debut in the drama ‘Dream High’ with Suzy. Thanks to her acting skills with a wide range of roles, she became popular in various dramas and even became the leading role.

Awards she has received include ‘Most Popular Actress’ at the Baeksang Arts Awards and ‘Top Excellence Award’ at the 2018 APAN Star Awards.

4. Yook Sung Jae

Portrait of Yook Sung Jae (instagram/Yook Sung Jae)
Portrait of Yook Sung Jae (instagram/Yook Sung Jae)

Sung Jae is the youngest member of the boy group BTOB. He starred in various popular dramas such as ‘Goblin: The Lonely and Great God’, ‘Who Are You: School 2015’ and ‘Reply 1994’.

Although he began to venture into the world of acting with small roles, now the actor is shaping up to be the main character in the series ‘Golden Spoon’. Meanwhile, the award he received was the ‘Star Award’ at the Korean Drama Awards.

Portrait of Park Hyung Shik (instagram/Park Hyung Shik)
Portrait of Park Hyung Shik (instagram/Park Hyung Shik)

Once in a group with Siwan, Hyung Sik also made his debut with the group ZE:A under the auspices of the Star Empire agency in 2010.

Hyung Sik began his acting career in stage musicals. Later, his acting career continued with debuts for the TV series ‘I Remember You’ and ‘Dummy Mommy’.

His face began to show when he starred in the series ‘Hwarang’ with V BTS and Park Seo Joon. Now Park Hyung Sik is famous as one of the popular idol-actors.

6. June 2PM

Portrait of Lee Jun Ho (instagram/Lee Jun Ho)
Portrait of Lee Jun Ho (instagram/Lee Jun Ho)

Starting his career as a K-Pop idol, 2PM’s Junho is known by the Korean community in the international community. He made his acting debut in 2016 in the drama ‘Memory’ as a supporting role.

However, a year later, Junho managed to get his lead role in the drama ‘Good Manager’. His name as an actor exploded again after successfully starring in ‘La Manga Roja’. He even managed to win two awards at once in the ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Popularity Award’ categories at the 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards.

Well, those are the six Korean idols who have the best acting skills. Who is your favorite?

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