Kim Hye-eun (Korean김혜은; born March 1, 1973) is a South Korean actress. Kim began working as an announcer for the MBC network in 1997, first at a local affiliate in Cheongju, then later as a weathercaster of the main news desk in Seoul.[3] After eight years, she resigned from MBC in 2004. Kim pursued acting in earnest in 2007, and has since starred in films and television series, notably Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012) and Secret Love Affair (2014).[4]

Kim Hye-eun
Born (1973-03-01) March 1, 1973 (age 51)
Busan, South Korea
EducationSeoul National University College of Music - Voice
Years active1997-present
SpouseKim In-soo
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Hye-eun
McCune–ReischauerKim Hyeŭn

Personal life edit

Kim is the cousin of writer Min-jin Lee, who wrote the book Pachinko.[5]

Filmography edit

Television series edit

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Nonstop 3 Weathercaster
2004 The Woman Who Wants to Marry Lee Shin-young's friend
2007 Ahyeon-dong Madam Shin Sook-young
New Heart Wife of Kim Tae-joon's professor
2008 Women of the Sun Jang Shi-eun
Wife and Woman Kim Jae-ran
2010 Kim Su-ro, The Iron King Na Chal-nyeo
Coffee House Seo Eun-young's friend
Drama Special "Last Flashman" Rural school teacher
2011 You're So Pretty Go Yoo-jung
2012 Man from the Equator Park Yoon-joo
I Do, I Do Bong Joon-hee
Lovers of Haeundae Yook Tam-hee/Yook Bok-ja
2013 Princess Aurora[6] Hwang Ja-mong
Golden Rainbow Yang Se-ryun
2014 Secret Affair[7] Seo Young-woo
Triangle Kim Ok-kyung
My Lovely Girl Oh Hee-seon
2015 The Jingbirok: A Memoir of Imjin War[8] Kim In-bin
Unkind Ladies Ahn Jong-mi
D-Day[9] Kang Joo-ran
2016 Monster Hwang Ji-soo
2016–2020 Dr. Romantic Shin Hyun-jung Season 1; Cameo (Ep 14–18)

Season 2; Cameo (Ep 16)

2017 Introverted Boss Hwan-ki's psychotherapist
Live Up to Your Name Ha-ra's mother
2018 Radio Romance Ra Ra-hee
Are You Human? Nam Ho-yeon
Mr. Sunshine[10] Kim Hee-sung's mother Cameo
The Guest[11] Park Hong-joo
Clean with Passion for Now[12] Cha Mae-hwa
Encounter[13] Kim Sun-joo
2019 Doctor John Min Tae-kyeong
2020 Itaewon Class Kang Min-jeong
Graceful Friends Kang Kyung-ja
2021 The Road: Tragedy of One Cha Seo-yeong[14]
2022 Twenty-Five Twenty-One Yang Chan-mi[15]
2023 My Perfect Stranger Mi-suk (in 2021)[16]
Not Others Mi-jeong[17]

Web series edit

Year Title Role Ref.
2022 The Sound of Magic Na Il-deung's mother [18]
May It Please the Court Oh Ha-ran [19]

Film edit

Year Title Role
1998 Scent of a Man Beautician
2005 Heaven's Soldiers Female announcer
2012 Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time Miss Yeo
2014 Man in Love Mi-young
2016 Pandora First Lady
2017 Yes, Family[20] Soon-im
The Mayor Seoul debate moderator
The Sheriff in Town Mi-sun
2020 Okay! Madam Flight attendant

Variety show edit

Year Title Notes
2006 우리 말 우리 글 Host
Culture and Art 36.5
2007 Living IQ

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2012 48th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time Nominated
21st Buil Film Awards Best New Actress Nominated
5th Korea Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress Man from the Equator Nominated
2014 3rd APAN Star Awards[21] Best Supporting Actress Secret Love Affair Won
SBS Drama Awards Special Award, Actress in a Miniseries My Lovely Girl Nominated

References edit

  1. ^ Lee Da-won (April 19, 2022). "[단독] 김혜은, 주지훈·천우희와 한솥밥…에이치앤드 行" [[Exclusive] Kim Hye-eun, Joo Ji-hoon, Chun Woo-hee and one pot rice… H and line] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved April 29, 2022 – via Naver.
  2. ^ Ahn Jin-young (May 9, 2022). "김혜은, 주지훈·정려원·천우희와 한솥밥" [Kim Hye-eun, Joo Ji-hoon, Jeong Ryeo-won, Chun Woo-hee and Hansotbap] (in Korean). Munhwa Ilbo. Retrieved May 9, 2022 – via Naver.
  3. ^ Yoo, Jung (29 August 2014). "Eyewear Styling For The Elegant Middle-Aged". BNTNews. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
  4. ^ Park, Sunghee (12 March 2014). "Kim Hye Eun Wears Crop Top with Yellow Pants". BNTNews. Archived from the original on 2016-03-07. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
  5. ^ Jang, Jin-ri (April 6, 2022). "'파친코' 원작 이민진 작가, 놀라운 가족 관계…"'2521' 김혜은=내 사촌" [Writer Lee Min-jin, the original author of 'Pachinko', has an amazing family relationship... "'2521' Kim Hye-eun = My cousin] (in Korean). SpoTV News. Retrieved April 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  6. ^ "Kim Hye-eun in "Princess Aurora - Drama"". HanCinema. Newsen. 3 April 2013.
  7. ^ "Secret Love Affair Kim Hye-eun's appearance". Hancinema. Newsen. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  8. ^ "Kim Hye-eun in "Jing Bi-rok" wears a heavy head wig". HanCinema. 10Asia. 11 February 2015.
  9. ^ "Kim Hye-eun to star in D-Day". Hancinema. Osen. 23 June 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  10. ^ "Kim Hye-eun to star in "Mr. Sunshine"". HanCinema. Hankook Ilbo. 16 October 2017.
  11. ^ Park, Kwi-im (October 5, 2018). "'손 the guest' 김혜은, 두 얼굴로 완성한 역대급 소름 엔딩 [콕TV]". TV Report (in Korean). Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  12. ^ [공식입장] 김혜은, '일단뜨겁게청소하라' 합류…윤균상과 母子 호흡. News1 (in Korean). September 4, 2018.
  13. ^ [인터뷰] 김혜은 “‘남자친구’ 로맨스 너무 설레, 박보검의 시대 온다”. SE Daily (in Korean). November 5, 2018.
  14. ^ Han Eun-ki (March 30, 2021). "지진희X윤세아X김혜은, tvN '더 로드: 1의 비극' 캐스팅 확정". sedaily (in Korean). Retrieved March 30, 2021.
  15. ^ Park Soo-in (January 11, 2022). "김혜은 '스물다섯 스물하나' 출연, 펜싱부 코치 된다" [Kim Hye-eun appears in 'Twenty-five Twenty One' and becomes a coach for the fencing team] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved January 11, 2022 – via Naver.
  16. ^ Choi Hee-jae (March 24, 2023). "김혜은, '어쩌다 마주친, 그대' 특별출연…진기주와 호흡 [공식입장]" (in Korean). Xports News. Retrieved March 30, 2023.
  17. ^ Kim Ji-woo (June 22, 2023). "김혜은, 건물주 된다 (남남)[공식]" (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved June 22, 2023 – via Naver.
  18. ^ "The Sound of Magic - Cast". HanCinema. Retrieved May 6, 2022.
  19. ^ Jang Su-jeong (September 8, 2022). "김혜은·박소진→이상희, 디즈니+ '변론을 시작하겠습니다' 합류" [Hye-eun Kim and So-jin Park → Lee Sang-hee joins Disney+ 'I'll Start Arguing'] (in Korean). Dailyan. Retrieved September 8, 2022 – via Naver.
  20. ^ "Kim Hye-eun to star in "The Youngest" as Jung Man-sik's wife". HanCinema. Segye. 23 June 2016.
  21. ^ "2014 APAN Star Awards 대전드라마페스티벌 성료". MBS TV (in Korean). 20 November 2014.

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