Han Ye-ri

Han Ye-ri (born Kim Ye-ri on December 23, 1984) is a South Korean actress.

Yeri Han
Han Ye-ri at 'Sea Fog' stage greeting 2.jpg
Han Ye-ri in 2014
Kim Ye-ri

(1984-12-23) December 23, 1984 (age 35)
South Korea
EducationKorea National University of Arts School of Korean Traditional Arts - Traditional Dance[1]
Years active2007–present
AgentSaram Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationHan Yeri
McCune–ReischauerHan Yeri
Birth name
Revised RomanizationGim Ye-ri
McCune–ReischauerKim Yeri


Han built her filmography by starring in short films and indies.[2][3][4] She drew notice in sports drama As One (2012), for which she learned the Hamgyŏng dialect in her role as real-life North Korean table tennis athlete Yu Sun-bok.[5] She played her first mainstream leading roles in the action thrillers Commitment (2013) and Haemoo (2014),[6][7] and romantic film A Dramatic Night (2015).[8] Han also starred in the critically acclaimed indie Worst Woman (2016) by Kim Jong-kwan.[9][10][11]

Han extended her filmography to television, starring in sageuk Six Flying Dragons (2015-2016) and youth comedy Hello, My Twenties! (2016).[12]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2006 Passionate Sonata Short film
2007 Giraffe & Africa Ye-rin Short film
Resurrection of the Butterfly Young Kwan Also credited as choreographer
2008 Blooming in Spring Short film
2009 One Step More to the Sea Won-woo
Let the Blue River Run Sook-yi
Paju Mi-ae
A Blind River So-yeon
Be with Me Cha-kyung Short film
A Trip to the Moon Short film
2010 One Night Stand
Read My Lips
Ghost (Be with Me) Ran Omnibus film (segment "Tarot 3:
The Unseen/Hands That Call")
Bang! Girl Short film
Anyang, Paradise City [13]
2011 Nice Shorts! 2011 Omnibus film (segment "Hundred Years
of Abduction")
Anyang, Paradise City Staff #1 [15]
49th Day Little daughter Short film
The Physics Class Short film
Adventure Seo-young [16]
Ordinary Days Hyo-ri Omnibus film (segment "AMONG") [17]
2012 As One Yu Sun-bok
2013 South Bound Choi Min-joo [18]
Dear Dolphin Cha-kyung [19]
Big Good Also credited as assistant director
The Spy: Undercover Operation Baek Seol-hee [20]
Commitment Hye-in
2014 Kundo: Age of the Rampant Gok-ji [20]
Haemoo Hong-mae
Phantoms of the Archive Omnibus film (segment "A Hat's Journey") [21]
2015 Love Guide for Dumpees Jung Si-hoo
Love and... Granddaughter [22]
2016 Worst Woman Eun-hee
The Hunt Kim Yang-Soon [23]
A Quiet Dream Ye-ri [24]
2017 The Table Eun-hee [25]
2018 Illang: The Wolf Brigade Goo Mi-kyeong [26]
Champion Soo-jin [27]
Ode to the Goose Chemist Special appearance [28]
2020 Secret Zoo Min Chae-ryung Special appearance
Minari Monica Yi American film [29]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network Ref.
2010 Road No. 1 Jo In-sook MBC [30]
2013 Drama Special "Yeon-woo's Summer" Lee Yeon-woo KBS2 [31]
2015 Imaginary Cat Bok-gil (voice) MBC Every 1 [32]
Six Flying Dragons Yoon-rang / Cheok Sa Gwang SBS [33]
2016 Hello, My Twenties! Yoon Jin-myung JTBC
2017 Hello, My Twenties! 2 Yoon Jin-myung [34]
2018 Switch Oh Ha-ra SBS [35]
2019 Nokdu Flower Song Ja-in [36]
2020 My Unfamiliar Family Kim Eun-hee tvN [37]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2008 7th Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Acting Giraffe & Africa Won [38]
2010 9th Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival Be with Me Won [39]
2012 33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress As One Nominated [40]
2013 4th KOFRA Film Awards Discovery of the year Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Best New Actress Nominated
49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Won [41]
KBS Drama Awards Best Actress in a One-Act Drama/Special Yeon-woo's Summer Won [42]
2014 51st Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress Haemoo Nominated
35th Blue Dragon Film Awards Nominated
2015 10th Max Movie Awards Nominated
20th Chunsa Film Art Awards Nominated [43]
24th Buil Film Awards Nominated
9th Asian Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated [44]
51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2016 21st BIFF, Marie Claire Asian Star Award Rising Star N/A Won
17th Jeonju IFF, Moet Rising Star Award N/A Won
37th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actress Worst Woman Nominated
2017 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress Nominated
4th Wildflower Film Awards Best Actress Nominated
12th University Film Festival of Korea Won
18th Busan Film Critics Awards A Quiet Dream Won
1st Shinfilm Art Film Festival Actress in a commercial film N/A Won
2018 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama Switch Nominated
2019 SBS Drama Awards Producer's Award Nokdu Flower Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama Won [45]
Best Couple Award with Jo Jung-suk Nominated


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  2. ^ "HAN Ye-ri". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  3. ^ [한예리] 당신은 배우가 될 운명이에요. Cine21 (in Korean). 10 May 2012.
  4. ^ [청룡女주연⑤] 한예리, 신인→조연→주연 밟은 충무로 장학생. Sports Chosun (in Korean). 15 November 2016.
  5. ^ Cho, Jae-eun (6 April 2012). "Athletes' story of friendship retold in As One". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  6. ^ Lee, Eun-sun (8 February 2013). "A Lonely Boy Meets a Lonely Girl in COMMITMENT". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  7. ^ "SEA FOG Goes into Production". Korean Film Biz Zone. 8 October 2013.
  8. ^ "Actress shows her romantic side". Korea JoongAng Daily. 29 October 2015.
  9. ^ "HAN Ye-ri to Dupe Suitors as WORST WOMAN". Korean Film Biz Zone. 18 September 2015.
  10. ^ "Top 10 Korean Films of 2016". The Korea Times. 29 December 2016.
  11. ^ "'Worst Woman' nominated at MIFF 2016". Kpop Herald. 21 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Han takes on 'Youth' in new drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. 26 July 2016.
  13. ^ 영화 ‘다시 태어나고 싶어요..’ 전주영화제 대상…한예리 관심집중. TV Report (in Korean). 6 May 2011.
  14. ^ 영화 ‘구천리 마을잔치’ … 한예리 주연 ‘백년해로외전’ 연출한 강진아 감독. Kookje (in Korean). 30 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Anyang, Paradise City". 12th Jeonju International Film Festival. Archived from the original on 2013-05-06. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  16. ^ 신예 이제훈-한예리, 전주국제영화제 레드카펫 밟는다. Kuki News (in Korean). 27 April 2011.
  17. ^ "Box Office". The Korea Herald. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  18. ^ "South Bound (2012)". The Chosun Ilbo. 8 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  19. ^ Conran, Pierce (2 May 2013). "In Focus: Dear Dolphin". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  20. ^ a b "Han Ye-ri, twice this year". Hancinema. Donga. 2 January 2014.
  21. ^ 한예리 “‘아카이브의 유령’, 첫 내레이션이라 고민 많았지만…”. MBN (in Korean). 14 June 2014.
  22. ^ "ZHANG Lu's LOVE IN THE ERA OF FILM Begins Production". Korean Film Biz Zone. 9 April 2015.
  23. ^ "Starlet Tells About Pleasure of Being an Actress". The Chosun Ilbo. 16 July 2016.
  24. ^ "HAN Ye-ri Leads New ZHANG Lu Drama". Korean Film Biz Zone. 25 May 2016.
  25. ^ "'The Table': Film Review | Busan 2016". The Hollywood Reporter. 13 October 2016.
  26. ^ "KIM Jee-woon's Sci-fi Action INRANG Starts Shooting in August". Korean Film Biz Zone. 28 July 2017.
  27. ^ "CHAMPION Casts Don LEE, HAN Ye-ri and GWON Yool". Korean Film Biz Zone. 23 October 2017.
  28. ^ '군산: 거위를 노래하다', 한예리-정은채-이미숙 등 6인..'특별출연' 스틸 공개. White Paper (in Korean). 9 November 2014.
  29. ^ "Actresses Youn Yuh-jung and Han Ye-ri to make Hollywood debut in film produced by Steven Yeun". Aju Daily. 12 July 2019.
  30. ^ 한예리 "'코리아' 500만? 댄스음악에 살풀이 춘다"(인터뷰①). enews24 (in Korean). 3 May 2012.
  31. ^ "Han Ye-ri to lead in "Drama Special - Yeon-woo's Summer"". Hancinema. Sports World. 27 August 2013.
  32. ^ "Han Ye-ri to join Yoo Seung-ho's "Imaginary Cat"". Kpop Herald.
  33. ^ ‘육룡이 나르샤’ 한예리, 끝까지 빛난 ‘척사광’의 존재감. TenAsia (in Korean). 23 March 2016.
  34. ^ Kang Seo-jeong (February 16, 2017). "[Oh!쎈 초점] '청춘시대2', 한예리·박혜수·류화영·박은빈·한승연 또 뭉칠까". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  35. ^ "Jang Keun-suk, Han Ye-ri are cast in 'Switch'". Korea JoongAng Daily. 25 January 2018.
  36. ^ "'Mung Bean Flower' casts three". Korea JoongAng Daily. 5 January 2019.
  37. ^ "Han Ye-ri Takes on the Leading Role in tvN's "My Unfamiliar Family"". Hancinema. January 23, 2020.
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  39. ^ "MSFF 2010 9th Archive - Awarded Films". Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival. Retrieved 2013-04-25.[permanent dead link]
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  41. ^ Ji, Yong-jin (13 May 2013). "RYU Seung-ryong Wins Grand Prize at Baeksang Arts Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2013-05-14.
  42. ^ Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Kim Hye-soo Reclaims Glory, Good Doctor, Secret Love Win Big at the 2013 KBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
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  44. ^ Yoon, Ina (4 March 2015). "Korean Films and Artists Nominated for the Asian Film Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-03-19.
  45. ^ Kim, Soo-hyung (January 1, 2020). "'열혈사제' 김남길, 대상으로 '8관왕' 기염‥'VIP' 장나라, 프로듀서상 (종합) [2019 SBS 연기대상]". Osen (in Korean). Archived from the original on December 31, 2019. Retrieved January 1, 2020 – via Naver.

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