Park So-yi (Korean박소이; born March 12, 2012) is a South Korean child actress. She debuted through the television series Mistress (2018) and is best known for her roles in the films Deliver Us from Evil (2020) and Pawn (2020).

Park So-yi
Park in January 2023
Born (2012-03-12) March 12, 2012 (age 11)
Years active2018–present
AgentYG Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationBak Soi
McCune–ReischauerPak Soyi

Life and career edit

Park So-yi (Korean박소이) was born on March 12, 2012, in South Korea.[1] She resides with her parents and younger brother and is enrolled in Dongmak Elementary School [ko].

Debuting as a child actress at the age of 6 with OCN television series Mistress (2018), Park steadily gained domestic recognition for her role as Yoo-min in South Korean film, Deliver Us from Evil (2020). Her performance in the film earned her a nomination for the Best New Actress award in film at the Baeksang Arts Awards.[2]

Park attended an audition to play 9-year-old Seung-yi who becomes collateral in the film Pawn (2020). There, she ranked first among 300 auditionees for the role.[2]

On April 19, 2021 YG Entertainment revealed Park had joined as their newest addition of actors. A source from the label revealed: "We are happy to work with actress Park So-yi, who has solid acting skills and exceptional potential. We plan on supporting her to the fullest in order to present her abilities as an actress to her satisfaction."[2]

Other ventures edit

Endorsements edit

Following her debut in the television and film industry, Park was featured in her first-ever CF for Hanssem Kitchen. She was further scouted as an advertising model for brands Renault Samsung Motors's SM6, KT Corporation, Visang Education Inc [ko] online learning platform Wise Camp [ko] and Seoul Milk.[3][4]

On January 18, 2021 SPA clothing apparel brand Top Ten Kids announced Park So-yi was appointed as its first-ever endorsement model and muse after 21 years of business. A representative from the brand stated: "Park So-yi was selected as the brand's "Little Muse" for her stylish and cute charm, as well as her rich emotions, as proven in various works."[5][6]

Philanthropy edit

On May 4, 2021 Park donated her entire talent fee that she received for her participation in the climate environmental change campaign entitled Rewrite by the Green Umbrella Children Foundation and Focus Media Korea. It will be used to support low-income families suffering from climate change through the Green Umbrella Children Foundation. Park stated: "I was really surprised to learn how a lot of toys are thrown away. We participated with the heart of hoping the Earth we will live in the future will not hurt."[7]

Filmography edit

Film edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
English Korean
2019 Spring, Again 다시, 봄 Ye-eun Supporting role [8]
2020 The Hill of Wind 바람의 언덕 Park So-yi Cameo appearance [8]
Hotel Lake 호텔 레이크 Yoon Ji-yoo Supporting role [8]
Deliver Us from Evil 다만 악에서 구하소서 Yoo-min [8]
Pawn 담보 Seung-yi (young) Main cast [8]
2021 Unframed – Bandi 언프레임드 – 반디 Jung Ban-di Short Film - Watcha [9]
2022 Vanishing 배니싱:미제사건 Yoona Korean-French Film [10][11]
2023 Switch 크리스마스 선물 Ro-hee Supporting role [8][12]
Jung_E 정이 young Yoon Seo-hyun Netflix film [13]
The Boys 소년들 Seo In-guk's daughter [14]
TBA Taste of Horror – Tik Tok Tik Tok 테이스츠 오브 호러 – 똑 딱 똑 딱 Aji Short Film [15]

Television series edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
English Korean
2018 Mistress 미스트리스 Kim Sang-hee Supporting role [8]
Ms. Hammurabi 미스 함무라비 Young-soo's daughter Cameo (Episode 8)
Sketch 스케치 Swimming Pool Girl Cameo (Episode 2)
Devilish Charm 마성의 기쁨 Joo Ki-beum (young) Guest appearance [1]
Encounter 남자친구 Girl Who Lost her Toy Cameo (Episode 9)
2019 Her Private Life 그녀의 사생활 Sung Deok-mi (young) Supporting role [8]
Different Dreams 이몽 Tae Joon's daughter Guest appearance
My Country: The New Age 나의 나라 Seo Yeon (young) [8]
2020 Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol 도도솔솔라라솔 Goo Ra-ra (young) Supporting role [8]
2021 She Would Never Know 선배 그 립스틱 바르지 마요 Kang Ha-eun [8]
Mouse 마우스 Choi Hong-joo (young) Cameo (Episode 1) [8]
Law School 로스쿨 Kang Byeol Supporting role [16]
High Class 하이클래스 Hwang Jae-in [17]
2022 Little Women 작은 아씨들 Oh In-ju (young) Guest appearance
2023 See You in My 19th Life 이번 생도 잘 부탁해 Ban Ji-eum (young) [18]
Revenant 악귀 Lee Mok-dan [19]
O'PENing: 2:15 2시 15분 Lim Hyun-soo one act-drama [20]

Web series edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
English Korean
2022 Monstrous 괴이 Ha-young Supporting role [21]

Music video appearances edit

Year Title Artist Length Ref.
2020 "Protecting the House" (집 지키기) Jang Jae-in 3:23 [22]

Awards and nominations edit

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, award category, nominee(s) of the award, and the result of the nomination
Award ceremony Year Category Nominee(s) / work(s) Result Ref.
Baeksang Arts Awards 2021 Best New Actress – Film Deliver Us from Evil Nominated [8]
Chunsa Film Art Awards 2021 Best New Actress Pawn Nominated [23]
Director's Cut Awards 2022 Best New Actress in film Nominated [24]
Golden Cinematography Awards 2021 Best Young Actress Won [25]
Seoul Int'l Children's Film Festival 2022 Kid of the Year Park So-yi Won [26]
SBS Drama Awards 2023 Best Young Actress Revenant Won [27]

References edit

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