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Kim You-jung

Kim You-jung (김유정) is a South Korean actress, born in Seoul, who studied at Goyang High School of Arts. She started out as a child model and after she made her acting debut at the age of 4 became one of the best-known child actresses in Korea. She was discovered at 5 years old in a contest that her older sister joined and won the Most Popular Award even though she was not one of the contestants. She is now transitioning into adult roles and is best known for Dong Yi, Moon Embracing the Sun, and May Queen. Kim is the youngest of 3 siblings. Her older sister Kim Yeon Jung is also an actress. She was considered "Korea's Little Sister" when she was a child actress. She has since been dubbed "Sageuk Fairy" after starring in several acclaimed historical period dramas in her career. In 2017, she ranked 8th on Forbes Korea Power Celebrity list, the youngest to be included in the Top 10 at 17 years old. In February 2018, it was revealed that Kim was diagnosed with dysfunctions of the thyroid gland and would take a break from acting.


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Born:
Sep 22, 1999 In Seoul, South Korea
Movie/TV Credits:
46
First Appeared:
In the series SBS Drama Awards 1992-12-31
Latest Project:
Movie The Twentieth Century Girl 2022
Known For
Poster of The 8th Night
Poster of 막이래쇼 : 무작정탐험대
Poster of The Chaser
Poster of Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
Filmography
Movie The Twentieth Century Girl Na Bo-ra 2022
Movie The 8th Night Ae-ran 2021-07-02
Series Lovers of the Red Sky Hong Chun-gi 2021-08-30
Series House on Wheels Herself 2020-06-11
Series Backstreet Rookie Jung Saet-Byul 2020-06-19
Movie Golden Slumber Soo-ah 2018-02-14
Series Clean with Passion for Now Gil O-Sol 2018-11-26
Movie Because I Love You Scully 2017-01-04
Series Love in the Moonlight Hong Ra-On 2016-08-22
Movie Circle of Atonement Lee Jung-Hyun 2015-10-15
Series Angry Mom Oh Ah Ran 2015-03-18
Series Men on a Mission Self 2015-12-05
Movie The Dirge Singer Yun Shim 2014-03-09
Movie Thread of Lies Kim Hwa-yeon 2014-03-13
Series Secret Door Seo Ji-dam 2014-09-22
Series Love Cells Navi 2014-11-03
Series Golden Rainbow Kim Baek-won (teenage) 2013-11-02
Movie Commitment Ri Hye-in 2013-11-05
Series The Moon Embracing the Sun Heo Yeon-woo (young) 2012-01-04
Series May Queen Chun Hae-joo (young) 2012-08-18
Series 막이래쇼 : 무작정탐험대 Unknown 2011-10-28
Movie On the Pitch Radio female soldier 2010-05-27
Series Dong Yi Dong Yi (young) 2010-03-22
Series Running Man Unknown 2010-07-11
Series Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho Yeon-Yi 2010-07-05
Series Road No. 1 young Soo-yeon 2010-07-23
Movie Tidal Wave Ji-min 2009-06-06
Series Cain and Abel young Seo-yeon 2009-02-18
Series Tamra Island Jang Beo-Sul 2009-08-08
Movie Possessed Tae-hwan's daughter, Ji-eun 2009-08-12
Movie Paradise Hwa-ran 2009-10-28
Series Melon Music Awards Messenger 2009-12-16
Movie The Chaser Eun-Ji, Mi-Jin's daughter 2008-02-14
Movie Do You See Seoul? Yeong-mi 2008-05-08
Series Iljimae Eun Chae (young) 2008-05-21
Series Painter of the Wind Yun-bok (young) 2008-09-24
Series 1 Night 2 Days Unknown 2007-08-05
Movie Hwang Jin Yi Unknown 2007-06-06
Movie Rainbow Eyes Unknown 2007-12-27
Movie Bank Attack Bae Yeon-Hee 2007-11-14
Movie 4 Horror Tales: Hidden Floor Yeo Joo-hee 2006-07-27
Movie Lump of Sugar Unknown 2006-08-10
Movie Sympathy for Lady Vengeance Jae-kyung 2005-07-29
Movie All for Love Kim Jin-A 2005-10-07
Movie DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) Unknown 2004-11-26
Series SBS Drama Awards Host 1992-12-31