Kim Hye-ok (born May 9, 1958) is a South Korean actress.[2][3][4]

Kim Hye-ok
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Kim in April 2019
Born (1958-05-09) May 9, 1958 (age 64)
EducationSeoul Institute of the Arts – theater and film
Chung-Ang University – theater and film
Chung-Ang University Graduate School of Mass Communication – master's degree in journalism
Years active1980-present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Hye-ok
McCune–ReischauerKim Hye-ok


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
1980 Lifetime in the Country Gi-hong's wife MBC
1987 Daughter Wife MBC
1988 The Last Idol MBC
1991 Lethe's Song KBS2
1992 Time and Tears KBS2
1995 Fourth Republic Kim Myo-chun,
Park Heung-ju's wife
Always Blue Hearts Kyung-hwa's mother EBS
1996 Im Kkeok-jeong Im Kkeokjeong's mother SBS
Hometown of Legends "Ssangtaebawi" KBS2
Hometown of Legends "Yaho" KBS2
1997 Generation of Sensibility Mi-seon's mother EBS
1999 The Clinic for Married Couples: Love and War (guest) KBS2
2001 Lovers Fashion shop owner Kim Hye-ok MBC
2003 Snowman Hospital transplant coordinator SBS
Garden of Eve Baek Ji-ae's mother SBS
Breathless Shin Moo-chul's mother MBC
2004 What Happened in Bali Choi Young-joo's mother SBS
Beautiful Temptation Min Hye-ok KBS2
Lotus Flower Fairy Kim Moo-bin's mother MBC
I'm Sorry, I Love You Jang Hye-sook KBS2
Old Miss Diary Small granny 2 KBS2
2005 Hong Kong Express Ms. Min SBS
Wonderful Life Pyo Jae-kyung MBC
The Hard Goodbye Editor KBS1
Autumn Shower Nam Kyung-mi MBC
Let's Go to the Beach Mrs. Hwang SBS
Bizarre Bunch Choi Yoo-jung KBS1
MBC Best Theater "Garibong Ocean's Eleven" Mrs. Jang MBC
2006 Wolf Madam Han Kyung-shil MBC
Dr. Kkang Yeon-ji MBC
Love Truly First Lady Oh Young-sil MBC
Over the Rainbow Lee Mi-ja MBC
Common Single Yoon Jung-shim SBS
Fugitive Lee Doo-yong Kim Bok-soon KBS2
90 Days, Time to Love Hyun Ji-seok's mother MBC
Love and Hate Oh Geum-ja SBS
Miracle Lee Mi-so's fellow alumna MBC
2007 Salt Doll Kang Ji-seok's mother SBS
Flowers for My Life Park Cho-sun KBS2
Several Questions That Make Us Happy Kyung-sook KBS2
Capital Scandal Ueda Sachiko KBS2
Ground Zero Han Yoo-jin's mother MBC
The Golden Age of Daughters-in-Law Lee Myung-hee KBS2
Likeable or Not Lee Jong-soon KBS1
2008 Formidable Rivals Widow Oh Mi-ja KBS2
You Stole My Heart Son Jeom-soon KBS1
My Sweet Seoul Oh Eun-soo's mother SBS
My Life's Golden Age Bok Mi-ja MBC
White Lie Na Jin-soon MBC
2009 My Too Perfect Sons Ahn Moon-sook KBS2
Two Wives Song Ji-ho's mother SBS
Heading to the Ground Oh Yeon-yi's mother MBC
Don't Hesitate Cha Young-ran SBS
2010 Bad Guy Mrs. Shin SBS
The Scarlet Letter Jung Soon-im MBC
Drama Special "Stone" Jung Myung-ja KBS2
It's Okay, Daddy's Girl Heo Sook-hee SBS
2011 Royal Family Seo Soon-ae MBC
All My Love Kim Hye-ok/Kim Gab-sun MBC
Baby Faced Beauty Jung-ok KBS2
Scent of a Woman Kim Soon-jung SBS
Drama Special "Daughters of Bilitis Club"[5] Choi Hyang-ja KBS2
My One and Only Hong In-sook KBS1
Saving Mrs. Go Bong-shil Park Won-sook TV Chosun
2012 Dr. Jin Hong Young-rae's mother MBC
My Daughter Seo-young Cha Ji-sun KBS2
Ugly Cake Lee Jung-ja MBC
Here Comes Mr. Oh Go Sung-sil MBC
2013 All About My Romance Na Young-sook SBS
Two Weeks Jo Seo-hee MBC
Drama Special "Yeon-woo's Summer" Park Soon-im KBS2
Melody of Love Yoo Jin-soon KBS1
2014 Can We Fall in Love, Again? Jung Soon-ok jTBC
Jang Bo-ri is Here! In-hwa MBC
Doctor Stranger SBS
Discovery of Love Shin Yoon-hee KBS2
Sweet Secret Oh Myung-hwa KBS2
2015 The Producers Lee Hoo-nam KBS2
A Daughter Just Like You Hong Ae-ja MBC
2016 Listen to Love (cameo) jTBC
Father, I'll Take Care of You Moon Jeong-Ae MBC
Let's Make a New Start Kim Ha-na MBC
2017 Manhole Yoon Kkeut-soon KBS2
Strong Family Mrs. Jo SBS
My Golden Life Yang Mi-jung KBS2
2018 What's Wrong with Secretary Kim[6] Madame Choi tvN
Your Honor[7] Im Geum-mi SBS
2019 Home for Summer Na Yeong-sim KBS1
2020 Oh My Baby Lee Ok-ran tvN
2022 Through the Darkness Park Young-shin[8] SBS
It's Beautiful Now Han Kyeong-ae[9] KBS2
2023 The Real Has Come! Kang Bong-nim[10]


Year Title Role
1989 Today's Woman
1991 Theresa's Lover Wife
1992 Our Twisted Hero Han Byeong-tae's mother
1993 Love Is Oh Yeah! Byeong-soo's mother
Two Cops Detective Jo's wife
2003 My Tutor Friend Kim Ji-hoon's mother
Show Show Show San-hae's mother
Spring Breeze Madam Hong
2004 My Little Bride Park Sang-min's mother
2005 This Charming Girl Jeong-hae's mother
Green Chair Seo Hyun's mother
Sa-kwa Sang-hoon's relative from his hometown
2006 Family Ties Mae-ja
Ad-lib Night Myung-eun's mother
Old Miss Diary the Movie Hye-ok
2007 Two Faces of My Girlfriend Gu-chang's mother
2008 Lovers of Six Years Lee Da-jin's mother
Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do Yoon Jung-won's mother
My Dear Enemy Mrs. Han
2009 Kill Me Yoon Yeo-kyung
Girlfriends Song-yi's mother
2010 Twilight Gangsters Gong Shin-ja
2011 Come Rain, Come Shine Woman's mother on the phone (voice)
Sunny Im Na-mi's mother
2016 A Man and a Woman Moon-joo's mother
The Table Sook-hee
2017 One Day Sun-hwa's mother
2019 Cheer Up, Mr. Lee Saet-byul's grandmother
2022 Life Is Beautiful Jin-bong's mother[11]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1982 18th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress in Theater Won
1987 Director's Group Awards Excellence Award Won
2006 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival[12] Best Actress[13] Family Ties Won
MBC Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Veteran Actress Over the Rainbow Won
KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Bizarre Bunch Nominated
2007 44th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress Family Ties Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Serial Drama Love and Hate Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Likeable or Not,
The Golden Age of Daughters-in-Law
2009 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Serial Drama Don't Hesitate Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress My Too Perfect Sons Nominated
2010 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Special Bad Guy Nominated
2011 SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actress in a Weekend Drama Scent of a Woman Won
2014 MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Actress Jang Bo-ri is Here! Won


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  8. ^ Yoo Byung-chul (January 3, 2022). "악의 마음을 읽는 자들' 이대연X김원해X정순원X김혜옥, 명품배우 총출동" [‘Those who read the minds of evil’ Lee Dae-yeon X Kim Won-hae X Jeong Soon-won X Kim Hye-ok] (in Korean). Korea Economy TV. Retrieved January 3, 2022 – via Naver.
  9. ^ Lee Jae-eun (December 31, 2021). "KBS2 '현재는 아름다워' 캐스팅 공개 [공식]" [KBS2 'It's Beautiful Now' Casting Release [Official]]. Sports Trend (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved January 2, 2021.
  10. ^ Baek Ah-young (March 19, 2023). "진짜가 나타났다' 강부자-홍요섭-차화연-김혜옥-김창완, 중견 어벤져스 총출동" [The real one appeared' Kang Bu-ja - Hong Yo-seop - Cha Hwa-yeon - Kim Hye-ok - Kim Chang-wan, middle-aged Avengers all out] (in Korean). iMBC Entertainment News. Retrieved March 19, 2023 – via Naver.
  11. ^ Jo Ji-young (September 6, 2022). "박영규→심달기까지 총출동"…'인생은 아름다워' 베테랑부터 신예 출격 버라이어티한 캐스팅" [Park Young-gyu → All-out until Shim Dal-gi"... 'Life is Beautiful' from veterans to newcomers Variety casting] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved September 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  12. ^ "The Awards of the 47th Thessaloniki International Film Festival". Thessaloniki International Film Festival. 26 November 2006. Archived from the original on 20 September 2013. Retrieved 2014-08-01.
  13. ^ Best Actress award shared with Moon So-ri, Go Doo-shim and Gong Hyo-jin.

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