Kim Hye-eun

Kim Hye-eun (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.[1] 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).[2]

Kim Hye-eun
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Born (1973-03-01) March 1, 1973 (age 48)
EducationSeoul National University College of Music - Voice
Years active1997-present
Agent4 Doors Entertainment
C-JeS Entertainment
Spouse(s)Kim In-soo
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Hye-eun
McCune–ReischauerKim Hye-ǔn


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
2002 Nonstop 3 Weathercaster MBC
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 KBS2
Wife and Woman Kim Jae-ran
2010 Kim Su-ro, The Iron King Na Chal-nyeo MBC
Coffee House Seo Eun-young's friend SBS
Drama Special "Last Flashman" Rural school teacher KBS2
2011 You're So Pretty Go Yoo-jung MBC
2012 Man from the Equator Park Yoon-joo KBS2
I Do, I Do Bong Joon-hee MBC
Lovers of Haeundae Yook Tam-hee/Yook Bok-ja KBS2
2013 Princess Aurora[3] Hwang Ja-mong MBC
Golden Rainbow Yang Se-ryun
2014 Secret Love Affair[4] Seo Young-woo jTBC
Triangle Kim Ok-kyung MBC
My Lovely Girl Oh Hee-seon SBS
2015 The Jingbirok: A Memoir of Imjin War[5] Kim In-bin KBS1
Unkind Ladies Ahn Jong-mi KBS2
D-Day[6] Kang Joo-ran jTBC
2016 Monster Hwang Ji-soo MBC
Dr. Romantic Shin Hyun-jung (Guest, Ep. 14-18) SBS
2017 Introverted Boss Hwan-ki's psychotherapist tvN
Live Up to Your Name Ha-ra's mother
2018 Radio Romance Ra Ra-hee KBS2
Are You Human? Nam Ho-yeon
Mr. Sunshine[7] Kim Hee-sung's mother (Special appearance) tvN
The Guest[8] Park Hong-joo OCN
Clean with Passion for Now[9] Cha Mae-hwa JTBC
Encounter[10] Kim Sun-joo tvN
2019 Doctor John Min Tae-kyeong SBS
2020 Itaewon Class Kang Min-jeong JTBC
Dr. Romantic 2 Shin Hyun-jung (Guest, Ep. 16) SBS
Graceful Friends Kang Kyung-ja JTBC
2021 The Road: The Tragedy of 1 [11] tvN


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[12] Soon-im
The Mayor Seoul debate moderator
The Sheriff in Town Mi-sun

Variety showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2006 우리 말 우리 글 EBS Host
Culture and Art 36.5
2007 Living IQ O'live TV

Awards and nominationsEdit

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[13] Best Supporting Actress Secret Love Affair Won
SBS Drama Awards Special Award, Actress in a Miniseries My Lovely Girl Nominated


  1. ^ Yoo, Jung (29 August 2014). "Eyewear Styling For The Elegant Middle-Aged". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
  2. ^ Park, Sunghee (12 March 2014). "Kim Hye Eun Wears Crop Top with Yellow Pants". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
  3. ^ "Kim Hye-eun in "Princess Aurora - Drama"". Hancinema. Newsen. 3 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Secret Love Affair Kim Hye-eun's appearance". Hancinema. Newsen. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  5. ^ "Kim Hye-eun in "Jing Bi-rok" wears a heavy head wig". Hancinema. 10Asia. 11 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Kim Hye-eun to star in D-Day". Hancinema. Osen. 23 June 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  7. ^ "Kim Hye-eun to star in "Mr. Sunshine"". Hancinema. Hankook Ilbo. 16 October 2017.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ [공식입장] 김혜은, '일단뜨겁게청소하라' 합류…윤균상과 母子 호흡. News1 (in Korean). September 4, 2018.
  10. ^ [인터뷰] 김혜은 “‘남자친구’ 로맨스 너무 설레, 박보검의 시대 온다”. SE Daily (in Korean). November 5, 2018.
  11. ^ Han Eun-ki (March 30, 2021). "지진희X윤세아X김혜은, tvN '더 로드: 1의 비극' 캐스팅 확정". sedaily (in Korean). Retrieved March 30, 2021.
  12. ^ "Kim Hye-eun to star in "The Youngest" as Jung Man-sik's wife". Hancinema. Segye. 23 June 2016.
  13. ^ "2014 APAN Star Awards 대전드라마페스티벌 성료". MBS TV (in Korean). 20 November 2014.

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