46 Notable alumni of
Korean National University of Arts

The Korean National University of Arts is 597th in the world, 119th in Asia, and 13th in South Korea by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 46 notable alumni from the Korean National University of Arts sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kim Go-eun

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    Kim Go-eun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Go-eun is a South Korean actress and singer. She debuted in the film A Muse (2012) where she won several Best New Actress awards in South Korea. She is also known for her role in the television series Cheese in the Trap (2016), Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016), and The King: Eternal Monarch (2020).

  2. Suho

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    Suho
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    singeractormodelsongwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Kim Jun-myeon, better known by his stage name Suho (meaning "guardian" in Korean), is a South Korean singer, songwriter and actor. He is the leader and a vocalist of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo and its sub-unit Exo-K. He debuted as a soloist on March 30, 2020 with the release of his EP, Self-Portrait. Outside of his musical career, Suho has also starred in various television dramas and movies such as One Way Trip (2016), The Universe's Star (2017), Rich Man (2018), Middle School Girl A (2018), and How Are U Bread (2020).

  3. Jung So-min

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    Jung So-min
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jung So-min is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in 2010 with a supporting role in the television series Bad Guy. She is known for her leading role in her 2010 TV series Playful Kiss, the Korean adaptation of the popular manga Itazura na Kiss. In 2020, Jung starred in the medical television series Soul Mechanic.

  4. Park So-dam

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    Park So-dam
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Park So-dam is a South Korean actress. She came into popular recognition in 2015 for her role as a demon possessed schoolgirl in The Priests, and as Eun Ha-won in the Korean television series Cinderella with Four Knights. She is best known internationally for her role as Kim Ki-jung in the 2019 critically acclaimed Korean comedy thriller film Parasite, which won the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Picture. She is appearing in lead role in 2020 series Record of Youth.

  5. Lee Sun-kyun

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    Lee Sun-kyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Sun-kyun is a South Korean actor. After beginning his career in musical theatre, for many years Lee was relegated to minor and supporting roles onscreen, only getting to play lead characters in one-act dramas on KBS Drama City and MBC Best Theater. In one such Best Theater project, he worked with TV director Lee Yoon-jung on Taereung National Village (2005), which led to him being cast in her later series Coffee Prince in 2007. Coffee Prince, along with medical drama White Tower brought Lee mainstream popularity, which he followed with Pasta (2010), Golden Time (2012) and My Mister (2018).

  6. Lee Je-hoon

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    Lee Je-hoon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Je-hoon is a South Korean actor. He started his career in indie films, then went on to appear in commercial films like The Front Line (2011), Architecture 101 (2012) and My Paparotti (2013), and television series like Fashion King (2012), Secret Door (2014), Signal (2016), Tomorrow, With You (2017), Where Stars Land (2018), Taxi Driver (2021) and Move to Heaven (2021).

  7. Jang Dong-geon

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    Jang Dong-geon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorsingertelevision actor
    Biography

    Jang Dong-gun is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the films Friend (2001) and Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of War (2004).

  8. Yang Se-jong

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    Yang Se-jong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    actormodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Yang Se-jong is a South Korean actor and model. Yang became well known when he starred as a young chef in the 2017 romance drama Temperature of Love which won him three Best New Actor awards at the SBS Drama Awards, Baeksang Arts Awards, and the 6th APAN Star Awards. His other works included Dr. Romantic (2016), Duel (2017), Still 17 (2018) & My Country: The New Age (2019).

  9. Kim Jung-hyun

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    Kim Jung-hyun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kim Jung-hyun is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles on television series Welcome to Waikiki, Crash Landing on You and Mr. Queen.

  10. Lim Ji-yeon

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    Lim Ji-yeon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lim Ji-yeon is a South Korean actress. After beginning her acting career in stage plays and short films, Lim made her feature debut in 2014 with a leading role in the erotic thriller Obsessed.

  11. Yoon Park

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    Yoon Park
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Yoon Park is a South Korean actor.

  12. Kim Dong-wook

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    Kim Dong-wook
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorfilm score composertelevision actor
    Biography

    Kim Dong-wook is a South Korean actor. After appearing in student short films and several minor parts, Kim became a star through his supporting role in the popular TV series Coffee Prince (2007), followed by box office hit Take Off (2009). He then starred in Happy Killers (2010) and Romantic Heaven (2011), his latest drama called Find Me In Your Memory (2020), but it was his acclaimed performance as an obsessed and tormented king in 2012 period drama The Concubine, and Along with the Gods 1 and 2 that brought Kim the best reviews of his career yet.

  13. Park Hae-joon

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    Park Hae-joon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Park Hae-joon is a South Korean actor. Park first drew attention as a supporting actor in the television series' Doctor Stranger and Misaeng: Incomplete Life both released in 2014, which led to him being cast in his first leading role in Jung Ji-woo's film Fourth Place (2015). He gained widespread recognition through The World of the Married (2020).

  14. Han Ye-ri

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    Han Ye-ri
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Han Ye-ri is a South Korean actress.

  15. Seo Eun-soo

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    Seo Eun-soo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Lee Jeong-min is a South Korean actress and model.

  16. Byun Yo-han

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    Byun Yo-han
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Byun Yo-han is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in the television dramas Misaeng: Incomplete Life (2014), Six Flying Dragons (2015–2016), and Mr. Sunshine (2018). He has also appeared in several independent films including Socialphobia (2015) and The Book of Fish (2021).

  17. Lee Yoo-young

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    Lee Yoo-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee Yoo-young is a South Korean actress. She debuted in the film Late Spring (2014) where she won Best Actress at the 14th Milan International Film Festival, making her the first Korean to receive the honor.

  18. Park Jung-min

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    Park Jung-min
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Park Jeong-min is a South Korean actor. He is best known for starring in the films Bleak Night (2011), Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet (2015), Keys to the Heart (2018), and Deliver Us from Evil (2020). He is also the writer of best-selling book A Useful Person.

  19. Oh Man-seok

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    Oh Man-seok
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Oh Man-seok is a South Korean actor. Best known for playing the titular transgender singer in rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Oh's acting career spans theater, television and film.

  20. Jin Kyeong

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    Jin Kyeong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Jin Kyung is a South Korean actress.

  21. Jang Hye-jin

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    Jang Hye-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Jang Hye-jin is a South Korean actress. She is best known internationally for her role as Kim Chung-sook in the Academy Award winning film Parasite.

  22. Lee Hee-joon

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    Lee Hee-joon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Hee-joon is a South Korean actor.

  23. Yu-seon

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    Yu-seon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Wang Yoo-sun, known professionally as Yoo Sun, is a South Korean actress. She is best known for the popular family drama My Too Perfect Sons, as well as the films Black House, Moss, GLove, and Don't Cry Mommy.

  24. Na Hong-jin

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    Na Hong-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Na Hong-jin is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. For his feature film debut The Chaser (2008), Na won Best Director at the Grand Bell Awards and Korean Film Awards.

  25. Shin Hyun-bin

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    Shin Hyun-bin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    film actoractormodel
    Biography

    Shin Hyun-been is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in the film He's on Duty (2010) where she played a Vietnamese worker who struggled with racism in South Korea. She won the Best New Actress (Film) in the prestigious 47th Baeksang Arts Awards for the same film. She is best known for her roles in Warrior Baek Dong-soo (2011), Mistress (2018), Confession (2019) and Hospital Playlist (2020).

  26. Chae Seo-jin

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    Chae Seo-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Chae Seo-jin is a South Korean actress. She started her career as a young actress in Over the Rainbow (2006). She is known to be Kim Ok-vin's sister. In May 2016, Chae decided to use Chae Seo-jin as her stage name instead of her birth name, Kim Go-un.

  27. Moon Jeong-hui

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    Moon Jeong-hui
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Moon Jeong-hee is a South Korean stage, film, and television actress. She has won Blue Dragon Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Deranged (2012) and Best Supporting Actress award in Buil Film Awards for her performance in Cart (2014).

  28. Kim Sung-cheol

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    Kim Sung-cheol
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Kim Sung-cheol is a South Korean actor under Story J Company. He is best known for playing Kim Young-cheol in the drama Prison Playbook.

  29. Oh Dae-hwan

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    Oh Dae-hwan
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Oh Dae-hwan is a South Korean actor. He appeared in TV series such as Squad 38 (2016), Shopaholic Louis (2016) and Radiant Office (2017).

  30. Kim Jung-ju

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    Kim Jung-ju
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Jung-ju Kim is a South Korean businessman, investor, philanthropist, and founder of Korea's largest gaming company, Nexon. He is the chairman and CEO of NXC Corporation, the holding company of Nexon, and a partner at Collaborative Fund, a New York based venture capital firm.

  31. Lee Yong-woo

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    Lee Yong-woo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lee Yong-woo is a South Korean actor and dancer. He graduated from the Korea National University of Arts with a degree in Dance and joined the modern dance company Laboratory Dance Project in 2001. Lee made his acting debut in 2009 and has since starred in television dramas such as Style and Birdie Buddy. He is also one of the coaches/judges (called "masters") in the reality competition show Dancing 9.

  32. Jin Seon-kyu

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    Jin Seon-kyu
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Jin Seon-kyu is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles on the big screen, such as The Outlaws (2017) and Extreme Job (2019). He won Best Supporting Actor award at the 38th Blue Dragon Film Awards in 2017 for his performance in the film The Outlaws.

  33. Yoon Hui-seok

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    Yoon Hui-seok
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actor
    Biography

    Yoon Hee-seok is a South Korean Movie star and actor.

  34. Kang Ki-doong

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    Kang Ki-doong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Kang Ki-doong is a South Korean actor.

  35. Hyun Su Shin

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    Hyun Su Shin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    violinist
    Biography

    Zia Hyunsu Shin is a South Korean violinist.

  36. Lee Jeong-beom

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    Lee Jeong-beom
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Lee Jeong-beom is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. He is best known for such films as Cruel Winter Blues (2006) and The Man from Nowhere (2010). With more than 6 million admissions and a revenue of ₩47.1 billion, The Man from Nowhere was the best-selling film (domestic and foreign) in Korea in 2010.

  37. Stephanie

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    Stephanie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    singeractorstage actor
    Biography

    Kim Bo-kyung, better known as Stephanie Kim or Stephanie, is an Korean–American singer, ballerina and musical actress based in South Korea. Born and raised in California, she went to South Korea and joined SM Entertainment after winning Youth Best Selection Competition in February 2004. After years of training, she debuted as a member of South Korean girl group The Grace in April 2005. In October 2012, she began her solo career with the release of single album The New Beginning.

  38. Park Ji-soo

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    Park Ji-soo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Park Ji-soo is a South Korean actress. Park made her official acting debut as the title character in Mai Ratima, the feature directorial debut of actor-director Yoo Ji-tae.

  39. Taegoon

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    Taegoon
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Taegoon is a Korean pop singer and dancer. His first television appearance was on the talent search program Battle Shinhwa in 2005. He reached the final round of the competition and was the last one to leave the group. Four years later, after completing hundreds of auditions he was finally able to start a career.

  40. Lee Kyoung-mi

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    Lee Kyoung-mi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Lee Kyoung-mi is a South Korean film director and screenwriter.

  41. Jang In-sub

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    Jang In-sub
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jang In-sub is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his supporting roles in Special Affairs Team TEN Season 2, Secret Door (TV series) and Mrs. Cop. Lee also appeared in the famous and popular drama of School series, Who Are You: School 2015 as Seong Yoon Jae.

  42. Sunwook Kim

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    Sunwook Kim
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    pianist
    Biography

    Sunwook Kim is a South Korean pianist living in London. He came to international recognition when he won the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006.

  43. Kim Ae-ran

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    Kim Ae-ran
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    writernovelist
    Biography

    Ae-ran Kim is a South Korean writer.

  44. Shim Sung-bo

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    Shim Sung-bo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Shim Sung-bo is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. Shim became notable when he co-wrote Memories of Murder with director Bong Joon-ho in 2003. Besides winning numerous awards and being widely considered as one of the greatest Korean films of all time, Memories of Murder was praised for its twisting genre conventions that made it a big hit in Korea (with over 5.1 million admissions, making it the most watched film during the year 2003 in South Korea) as well as a successful piece of social cinema that engaged with Korea's troubled history.

  45. Lee Chang-yeop

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    Lee Chang-yeop
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Cha Seo-won, also known by his ex-stage name Lee Chang-seop, is a South Korean actor.

  46. Jung Yoon-suk

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    Jung Yoon-suk
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in the Korean National University of Arts
    Graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts in visual art
    Graduated with Master of Fine Arts in documentary film
    Occupations
    film director
    Biography

    Jung Yoon-suk is a South Korean artist and film director.