Myung Se-bin

Myung Se-bin (born April 10, 1975) is a South Korean actress from the Seochok Myeong clan. A textile graduate from Dongduk Women's University, Myung was spotted in 1996 at a department store in Seoul by singer Shin Seung-hun, who cast her in his music video. She later modeled for magazines and commercials, which led to an acting career. Myung is best known for her television dramas Purity, Paper Crane, Into the Sun and Three Sisters.[1][2]

Myung Se-bin
Myung in 2018
Born (1975-04-10) April 10, 1975 (age 47)
EducationDongduk Women's University - Textile
Years active1996-present
Spouse(s)Gang Ho-sung (2007-2008; divorced)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationMyeong Se-bin
McCune–ReischauerMyŏng Sepin

Personal lifeEdit

Myung married lawyer Gang Ho-sung at the Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel on August 17, 2007.[3] The couple divorced five months later in January 2008.[4][5]


Television seriesEdit

  • Bossam : Steal the Fate (MBN, 2021) ... Lady Haeindang of the Gwangju Yi clan, Yi I-cheom's sister and Dae-yeob's aunt
  • Avengers Social Club (tvN, 2017) ... Lee Mi-sook
  • First Love Again (KBS2, 2017) ... Lee Ha-jin
  • Kill Me, Heal Me (MBC, 2015) ... Min Seo-yeon
  • The King's Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang (MBC, 2013) ... Chae-hwa
  • The Sons (MBC, 2013) ... Sung In-ok
  • Three Sisters (SBS, 2010) ... Kim Eun-young
  • Goong S (MBC, 2007) ... Queen Hwa-in
  • What's Up Fox (MBC, 2006) ... fashion show attendee (cameo)
  • Special of My Life (MBC, 2006) ... Yoon Se-ra
  • Wedding (KBS2, 2005) ... Shin Yoon-soo
  • Span Drama episode 15: "Midnight Tea Party" (MBC, 2005) ... cafe manager
  • The Woman Who Wants to Marry (MBC, 2004) ... Lee Shin-young
  • Into the Sun (SBS, 2003) ... Jeon Hye-rin
  • Who's My Love (KBS2, 2002) ... Kim Go-eun
  • I Still Love You (SBS, 2001) ... Oh Soon-mi
  • Some Like It Hot (MBC, 2000) ... Hyun Mi-rae
  • She's the One (KBS2, 2000) ... Jung Kyung-ran
  • Ghost (SBS, 1999) ... Seo Jae-young
  • House Above the Waves (SBS, 1999) ... Maria
  • Paper Crane (KBS2, 1998) ... Choi Na-hyun
  • Purity (KBS2, 1998) ... Yoon Hye-jin


  • The Hotel (TBA) as Lee Jung-eun[6]
  • A Great Chinese Restaurant (1999) ... Han Mi-rae
  • Scent of a Man (1998) ... Shin Eun-hye

Music videoEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Awards Category Nominated work Results
2017 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama First Love Again Won
2012 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama The Sons Nominated
2010 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama Three Sisters Nominated
2005 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress Wedding Nominated
2004 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress The Woman Who Wants to Marry Nominated
Best Couple Award with Yoo Jun-sang Nominated
Popularity Award, Actress Nominated
1999 Grand Bell Awards Best New Actress Scent of a Man Nominated
Paeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress (TV) Purity Won
1998 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actress Purity, Paper Crane Won
Photogenic Award, Actress Won
Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress Scent of a Man Nominated


  1. ^ Ko, Jae-wan (24 March 2010). "Myung Se-bin to return to the small screen". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-07-29.
  2. ^ "Myung Se-bin's New TV Part Touches a Personal Nerve". The Chosun Ilbo. 1 May 2010. Retrieved 2013-07-29.
  3. ^ "Actress Myung Se-bin, left, poses with her lawyer fiance Gang Ho-sung..." The Korea Times. 10 August 2007. Retrieved 2013-07-29.
  4. ^ "Actress Myung Se-bin Goes Public with Divorce". Soompi. 16 March 2008. Retrieved 2013-07-29.
  5. ^ "Myeong Se-bin's tears". Hancinema. 4 May 2010. Retrieved 2013-07-29.
  6. ^ Kim Myung-mi (February 25, 2022). "더 호텔' 이상우X신혜정X명세빈 출연확정, 대본 리딩 현장 공개" ['The Hotel' Lee Sang-woo X Shin Hye-jeong X Myung Se-bin confirmed to appear, script reading site released] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved February 25, 2022 – via Naver.