Ahn Seo-hyun

Ahn Seo-hyun (born January 12, 2004) is a South Korean actress. She began her career as a child actress in 2008, and has since appeared in films and television series such as The Housemaid (2010), Single-minded Dandelion (2014) and the critically acclaimed Netflix film Okja (2017), which premiered at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival in competition for the Palme d'Or.[1][2]

Ahn Seo-hyun
Ahn Seo-hyun at the Okja premiere in Japan in 2017
Ahn in 2017
Born (2004-01-12) January 12, 2004 (age 17)
Years active2008–present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationAn Seo-hyeon
McCune–ReischauerAn Sŏ-hyŏn



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Maybe (Rabbit and Lizard) young May Smith
2010 The Housemaid Nami
Man of Vendetta young Joo Hye-rin
The Yellow Sea Kim Seung-hyun's daughter
2011 Sorry, Thanks[3] Ahn Seo-hyun segment: "Thank You and I'm Sorry"
Champ Little girl
Mr. Idol Han Eun-seo
2014 Monster Na-ri
The Divine Move Ryang-ryang
Welcome young Hye-sook
2017 Okja Mija Lead role, competed for Palme d'Or
2021 Dark Yellow Short Film [4]
2021 Oh! My Ghost Kongi [5]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
2008 Love Marriage KBS2
Terroir young Lee Woo-joo SBS
2009 Can Anyone Love? Ha-neul SBS
Soul young Yoon Ha-na MBC
2010 Three Sisters Yoon Goo-seul SBS
Drama Special "The Great Gye Choon-bin" Sae-rom KBS2
2011 Dream High Go Hye-sung KBS2
Baby Faced Beauty[6] Ji Hyun-yi KBS2
Garden of Heaven Kang Hyun-soo Channel A
What's Up young Oh Doo-ri MBN
2012 Dummy Mommy[7] Park Dat-byul SBS
2013 Shark young Han Yi-hyun KBS2
Golden Rainbow[8] young Kim Shib-won MBC
2014 Drama Special "Bomi's Room"[9] Gong Bo-mi KBS2
Single-minded Dandelion young Min Deul-re KBS2
2015 The Village: Achiara's Secret Seo Yoo-na SBS
2018 Sweet Revenge 2[10] Oh Ji-na XtvN
2019 Haechi Kkot-nim SBS

Variety showsEdit

Year Title Network Notes Ref.
2017 Leaving the Nest (season 2) tvN cast member [11]

Music video appearancesEdit

Year Song Title Artist
2018 Teenager Samuel Kim Arredondo

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2011 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actress Dream High Nominated
2014 KBS Drama Awards[12] Best Young Actress Single-minded Dandelion Won
2017 70th Cannes Film Festival[13] Best Actress Okja Nominated
2nd Macau International Film Festival[14] Variety Asian Stars: Up Next Award Won


  1. ^ "Cannes Competition Lineup: The 19 Films Battling for the Palme d'Or". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-07-06.
  2. ^ "Who are the likely contenders for this year's Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival?". National Post. 2017-05-26. Retrieved 2017-07-06.
  3. ^ "Korean movie of the week omnibus Sorry, Thanks". Hancinema. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
  4. ^ Kim Ye-rang (May 31, 2021). "옥자' 안서현, 구혜선 페르소나로…'다크옐로우' 재능기부". Naver (in Korean). Hankyong. Retrieved May 31, 2021.
  5. ^ Lee Kang Min-kyung (April 2, 2021). "정진운X안서현X이주연 '오! 마이 고스트', 3월 말 크랭크업 [공식]" [Jinwoon Jeong X Seohyun Ahn X Jooyeon Lee 'Oh! My Ghost', crank-up at the end of March [Official]]. Star News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 13, 2021.
  6. ^ "Babyfaced Beauty Choi Daniel warns Ryoo Jin "Don't touch Jang Nara"". Hancinema. 20 June 2011. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
  7. ^ "Dummy Mommy Ahn Seo-hyeon finds out about Kim Hyeon-joo's short life". Hancinema. 29 April 2012. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
  8. ^ "UEE and Jeong Il-woo cheer for their young ones". Hancinema. 27 October 2013. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
  9. ^ "HanCinema's Drama Review: Drama Special - Bomi's Room". Hancinema. 8 June 2014. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
  10. ^ ""Revenge Note 2" Ahn Seo-hyun and Samuel's Story Relatable to Teens Today". Hancinema. 13 August 2018.
  11. ^ Yoon, Go-eun (November 10, 2017). "김사무엘·안서현, tvN '둥지탈출' 시즌2 출연". Yonhap News Agency (in Korean). Retrieved October 14, 2020.
  12. ^ "The Winners of the 2014 KBS Drama Awards". Soompi. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 2015-07-23.
  13. ^ '옥자 안서현 "칸 여우주연상? 아직은 과분해요" (in Korean). May 21, 2017. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  14. ^ Yoon, Yeo-su (December 12, 2017). "[단독] '옥자' 안서현, 마카오 국제영화제 수상". Dong-A Sports (in Korean). Retrieved October 14, 2020.

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