Kim Min-seo

Kim Min-seo (Korean: 김민서, pronounced [kim min sʰʌ̹]; born March 16, 1984) is a South Korean actress. She debuted as Kim Se-ha in the short-lived K-pop three-member girl group Mint, which was active from 1999–2000.[1] When Mint disbanded, she turned to acting. Kim is best known for her role as a villainous queen consort in the period drama Moon Embracing the Sun (2012).[2]

Kim Min-seo
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Born (1984-03-16) March 16, 1984 (age 36)
EducationDankook University - Theater and Film
Years active2000–present
FNC Entertainment
Fly-up Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Min-seo
McCune–ReischauerKim Minsŏ


Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Network
2008 I Love You Ah-young SBS
2010 Bad Guy Choi Sun-young SBS
Sungkyunkwan Scandal Cho-sun KBS2
It's Okay, Daddy's Girl Park Da-bin SBS
2011 Baby Faced Beauty Kang Yoon-seo KBS2
Drama Special "Human Casino" Seo Jung-sun KBS2
Drama Special "Behind the Scenes of
the Seokyeong Sports Council Reform"
Jeon Se-young KBS2
2012 Moon Embracing the Sun Yoon Bo-kyung MBC
2013 7th Grade Civil Servant Shin Sun-mi MBC
Case Number 113 Seung-joo SBS
Good Doctor Yoo Chae-kyung KBS2
2014 Rosy Lovers Baek Soo-ryun MBC
2015 Splendid Politics Jo Yeo-jeong MBC
2016 I'm Sorry, But I Love You Jung Mo-ah SBS
2017 Witch at Court Heo Yoon-kyung KBS2


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Fighting! Family segment: "In Good Company"
2014 Murderer Mi-hee
2017 Coffee Mate Yoon-jo

Music videoEdit

Year Song Title Artist
2006 "Today" Cool
"Charlie's Angels" Destiny
2011 "Please" Kim Hyun-joong

Variety showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2015 Atelier STORY - Season 2 skyA&C MC

Musical theatreEdit

Year Title Role
2007 The Beautiful World

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2011 4th Korea Drama Awards Best New Actress Baby Faced Beauty, Sungkyunkwan Scandal Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Baby Faced Beauty Nominated
2012 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actress Moon Embracing the Sun Nominated
2013 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Good Doctor Nominated


  1. ^ 해품달 중전 걸그룹, 김수현도 놀란 과거 "놀랍소, 중전". The Star Chosun (in Korean). 26 February 2012. Archived from the original on 2 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-02.
  2. ^ "Korean TV Drama: The Moon Embracing the Sun". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2012-12-02.

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