50+ Korean Actors Who Appeared In Multiple Dramas, Films In 2022

The following Korean actors seem the busiest this year for appearing in various projects in films, TV, and web series:

In random order.


Kim Nam-gil

From a criminal profiler in SBS’ Through The Darkness (2022), actor Kim Nam-gil transforms into a warrior who fights with evil to protect the world in TVING’s Island (2022). He also played a pilot in the film Emergency Declaration (2022), appeared in A Man Of Reason (2022), and took a cameo role in Hunt (2022).

Kim Go-eun

Kim Go-eun played two drama roles this year, an office worker named Kim Yumi who starts anew in love and career in TVING’s Yumi’s Cells 2 (2022) and an accountant named Oh In-joo who loves money resulted from a poor family background in tvN’s Little Women (2022). She will also appear in the musical drama film Hero (2022), which is expected to be released theatrically in December.

Park Min-young

Park Min-young started the year as Jin Ha-Kyung, a diligent forecaster of Korea Meteorological Administration in JTBC’s Forecasting Love And Weather (2022), and ended it as Cho Sang-eun, a charming professional fake bride or wife for men who need an emergency partner to solve their problems in tvN’s Love In Contract (2022).

Kim Hae-soo

From a stern judge of Juvenile Court in Netflix’s Juvenile Justice (2022), actress Kim Hye-soo transforms into a brave and charismatic queen with five sons in tvN’s Under The Queen’s Umbrella (2022). Both dramas are popular in South Korea and overseas through Netflix.

Son Su-kku

Son Su-kku, the newest bae in town, rose to Hallyu stardom for his iconic role as Mr. Gu in JTBC’s My Liberation Notes (2022). From a mysterious character, he transforms into a vicious criminal in the box office film, The Roundup (2022). He will also appear in another crime-action series, Big Bet (2022), also known as “Casino”, which will premiere exclusively on Disney+ this November.

Kim Sejeong

Kim Se-jeong appeared in two dramas this year. She brought charm as the iconic Shin Ha-ri in SBS’ A Business Proposal (2022), one of the most popular Korean titles on Netflix. From an ordinary office worker in a food company, she transforms into an athlete who leaves sports to pursue her dream of working with webtoon artists in SBS’ Today’s Webtoon (2022).

Yim Si-wan

Yim Si-wan started the year as an accountant who becomes the head of the National Tax Service’s Central Branch Tax Bureau in MBC’s Tracer (2022) and to end it as an introvert librarian with long hair in the countryside healing drama of ENA entitled Summer Strike (2022). He also took the role of a suspicious passenger in the film Emergency Declaration (2022) and played a cameo role in JTBC’s Thirty-Nine (2022).

Kim Woo-bin

Kim Woo-bin is fully back with several projects this year. First, he appeared in tvN’s Our Blues (2022) as a boat captain in the island of Jeju. He also took the role of a supernatural being who escorts alien prisoners in the film, Alienoid (2022). Before the year ends, we will see him as the legendary courier who plays a major role in the society in Netflix’s Black Knight (2022).

Kim Tae-ri

Kim Tae-ri played Na-Heedo, a fencing prodigy and adorable friend and lover in tvN’s Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022). She also appeared in the film, Alienoid (2022), taking the role of Lee Ahn, a woman who shoots thunder, carries a pistol, and travels all over the country to find the new sword.

Hwang In-youp

From a wealthy student whose life changes after meeting a magician in Netflix’s The Sound Of Magic (2022), actor Hwang In-youp transforms into a law school student who falls in love with a star lawyer and professor in SBS’ Why Her? (2022). In addition, he brought charm in the reality show, Young Actors Retreat (2022).

Ji Chang-wook

Ji Chang-wook played Lee Eul, a handsome yet lonely magician who lives in an abandoned amusement park in Netflix’s The Sound Of Magic (2022) and Yoon Gyeo-rye, an ex-convict whose life turns around after meeting warm people at a hospice hospital in KBS2’s If You Wish Upon Me (2022). He also appeared in the reality show, Young Actors Retreat (2022).

Bae In-hyuk

Bae In-hyuk appeared in three dramas and one movie this year, playing the main role of Choi Yoon-sang, the second son of the chairman of TK Law Firm in SBS’ Why Her? (2022), and another main role as Park Jung-Woo, the President of Yeonhee University Cheerleader Club in SBS’ Cheer Up (2022). He also took the cameo role of Crown Prince in tvN’s Under The Queen’s Umbrella (2022) and played Eun-seong in the film, Ditto (2022).

Kim Hee-sun

From a grim reaper and leader of the Crisis Management Team of Jumadeung company in MBC’s Tomorrow (2022), actress Kim Hee-sun transforms into a teacher and housewife who lost everything in an instant, allowing self to get involved in the race of upper class desires for revenge in Netflix’s Remarriage And Desires (2022).

Park Hae-soo

Park Hae-soo appeared in three Netflix projects this year. He played Berlin, a former North Korean prisoner who is violent and uses fear to threaten the hostages in Money Heist: Korea Joint Economic Area (2022) and Choi Chang-ho, a leader of the National Intelligence Service operating in the Americas in Narco-Saints (2022). In the film, Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022), he took the role of a prosecutor and inspector.

Park Solomon / Lomon

Park Solomon also known as “Lomon” played Lee Su-hyeok, a student who survives the zombie apocalypse in Netflix’s All Of Us Are Dead (2022). He will also appear as Ji Soo-heon in the upcoming Disney+ series, Revenge Of Others (2022).

Jung Woo

From a desperate father who gets trapped in a drug operation in Netflix’s A Model Family (2022), actor Jung Woo transforms into a comic Taekwondo athlete and mental healthcare coach for young athletes in tvN’s Mental Coach Jegal (2022). He also appeared in the film, Hot Blooded (2022).

Lee Jong-suk

Lee Jong-suk appeared in two films and one TV series this year. He played the iconic Park Chang-ho, an underperforming lawyer who gets trapped in a murder case and mistaken as the powerful conman in MBC’s Big Mouth (2022). He also took a special cameo role in the thriller film, The Witch: Part 2 the Other One (2022) and a main role as Navy captain and bomb designer in the action film, Decibel (2022).

Park Hee-son

Park Hee-son played the leader of a drug gang in Netflix’s A Model Family (2022) and soon to appear as a promising member of the National Assembly in the mystery series, Trolley (2022), which is scheduled to premiere in December. He also appeared in the crime film, The Policeman’s Lineage (2022).

Cha Eun-woo

Cha Eun-woo plays a Navy Submarine Sound Detection Officer in the terror-action film, Decibel (2022) and transforms into a priest who performs exorcisms in TVING’s Island (2022).

Jeon Jong-seo

From Tokyo in Netflix’s Money Heist: Korea Joint Economic Area (2022), actress Jeon Jong-seo transforms into Park Joo-young, a lady involved in auction activities at a motel and tries to survive as earthquake brings the people inside the building into chaos in TVING’s Bargain (2022).

Jin Seon-kyu

Jin Seon-kyu appeared in four series and two films this year. He played the leader of the Criminal Behavior Analysis team in SBS’ Through The Darkness (2022), a middle-aged man who gets trapped in auction activities at a motel in TVING’s Bargain (2022), and the leader of North Korea criminal organization in the action-comedy film, Confidential Assignment 2: International (2022). He also played cameo roles in KBS2’s Love All Play (2022), tvN’s Behind Every Star (2022), and in the film, Kingmaker (2022).

Kim Hae-sook

Kim Hae-sook played the Jade Emperor and Director of Jumadeung company in MBC’s Tomorrow (2022), the villain Queen Dowager in tvN’s Under The Queen’s Umbrella (2022), and an old woman in the fantasy-action film, Alienoid (2022).

Choi Won-young

Choi Won-young is the rich man and father of Hwang Tae-yoon in MBC’s The Golden Spoon (2022) and transforms into the King of Joseon with several concubines and sons in tvN’s Under The Queen’s Umbrella (2022). He also appeared in Netflix’s film, Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022).

Im Soo-hyang

From a virgin drama writer who gets accidentally pregnant due to the surgery mistake of a doctor in SBS’ Woori The Virgin (2022), actress Im Soo-hyang transforms into a prosecutor in the medical crime division of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office in MBC’s Doctor Lawyer (2022). She will also soon appear as a doctor in the upcoming MBC series, Season Of Kkokdu (2022).

Moon Ga-young

Moon Ga-young played Noh Da-hyun, a trainee at Jinhwayang restaurant who encounters a man with a special ability to feel another’s feelings in tvN’s Link (2022). She also took a cameo role in tvN’s Sh**ting Stars (2022) and will soon appear as a bank teller who sees love like a sand castle that easily collapses in JTBC’s Understanding Of Love (2022).

Yoo Yeon-seok

Yoo Yeon-seok appeared in two films and two series this year. He played David Park, a consultant lawyer of the drug lord in Netflix’s Narco-Saints (2022) and will soon transform into a bank manager in the upcoming JTBC series, Understanding Of Love (2022). He also starred in the films, Vanishing (2022) and Puppy (2022).

Park Ji-hoo

Park Ji-hoo appeared in two popular series this year. She played Nam On-jo in Netflix’s All Of Us Are Dead (2022) and Oh In-hye, the youngest sister who has the best skills at painting in tvN’s Little Women (2022).

Jung So-min

Jung So-min played a triple role as the powerful Mudeok, Naksu, and Jin Bu-yeon in tvN’s Alchemy Of Souls (2022). She also appeared in the action-thriller film, Project Wolf Hunting (2022).

Yoo In-soo

From the villain role of Yoon Gwi-nam, a bully who becomes a zombie that never dies in Netflix’s All Of Us Are Dead (2022), actor Yoo In-soo transforms into a mage from a noble family in Daeho in tvN’s Alchemy Of Souls (2022). He also appeared in JTBC’s Fly High Butterfly (2022), which first aired in Taiwan in July 2022 and on Amazon Prime Video in August 2022.

Seo In-guk

Seo In-guk played Nam Han-jun, a shaman who is the wonder of Yonghae-dong in KBS2’s Cafe Minamdang (2022) and took a cameo role in Disney+ Soundtrack #1 (2022). He also appeared in the action-thriller film, Project Wolf Hunting (2022).

Kim Ji-eun

Kim Ji-eun starred in SBS’ Again My Life (2022), taking the role of the intelligent youngest daughter of the chairman of conglomerate Cheonha Group. In another SBS’ series, One Dollar Lawyer (2022), she transforms into a lawyer who encounters a strange attorney who has the best skills in the legal field but only charges 1,000 won for his service.

Go Yoon-jung

Go Yoon-jung played Naksu, an elite warrior in tvN’s Alchemy Of Souls (2022-2023) and took a cameo role in Disney+ Rookie Cops (2022) and a supporting role in the action film, Hunt (2022).

Kwak Dong-yeon

Kwak Dong-yeon appeared as Jerry the prisoner in MBC’s Big Mouth (2022), a troublemaker in TVING’s Monstrous (2022), and a marketing employee at a home appliance in ENA’s Gaus Electronics (2022). He also starred in the film, 6/45 (2022) and joined the reality series, Young Actors Retreat (2022).

Lee Da-hee

Lee Da-hee starred in ENA’s Love Is For Suckers (2022) as an entertainment production director who is desperate for work and love, and transforms into a female teacher who gets involved with ghost cases in TVING’s Island (2022).

Im Chul-soo

Im Chul-soo played a famous webtoon artist in SBS’ Today’s Webtoon (2022) and a wise, powerful mage known as Master Lee in tvN’s Alchemy Of Souls (2022).

Lee Kyoung-young

Veteran actor Lee Kyoung-young appeared in five series and one movie this year. He played a corrupt teacher who loves money and tolerates school bullying in TVING’s The King Of Pigs (2022), a corrupt politician in SBS’ Again My Life (2022), a hospital director in MBC’s Doctor Lawyer (2022), a powerful sponsor of TK Law Firm in SBS’ Why Her? (2022), and a powerful rich man in tvN’s Adamas (2022). He also appeared in the film, Come Back Home (2022).

Sung Dong-il

Sung Dong-il played Tess the ghost in tvN’s Ghost Doctor (2022), the leader of Team Genie at a hospice hospital in KBS2’s If You Wish Upon Me (2022), the right-hand man of the owner of Hotel Nakwon in KBS2’s Curtain Call (2022), and a warm doctor in Wavve’s X In Crisis (2022). He also appeared in the films, Project Wolf Hunting (2022) and The Pirates: Goblin Flag (2022).

Jinyoung

Jinyoung took the role of Yoo Ba-bi, the newest love of Yumi in TVING’s Yumi’s Cells 2 (2022). He also starred in Netflix’s film, Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022) and soon to appear in the fantasy film, Hi.5 (2022).

Choi Soo-young

From a dedicated nurse at a hospice hospital in KBS2’s If You Wish Upon Me (2022), singer-actress Choi Soo-young transforms into a top celebrity who encounters a father who wants to fulfill his daughter’s wish in MBC’s Fan Letter Please (2022).

Koo Kyo-hwan

Koo Kyo-hwan starred in TVING’s Monstrous (2022), playing the role of an archaeologist who studies mysterious supernatural events and appeared in ENA’s Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022), taking the special role of Bang Gu-ppong, a commander of Children’s Liberation Army.

Kang Ha-neul

Kang Ha-neul played the leader of the bandits in the period-adventure film, The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure (2022). He also appeared in JTBC’s Insider (2022) as a judicial trainee who becomes an undercover investigator and in KBS2’s Curtain Call (2022) as a theater actor who gets hired by a man to act as the defecting grandson of an ill grandmother.

Seohyun

After appearing in Netflix’s film, Love And Leashes (2022), singer-actress Seohyun transforms into a woman who has the special ability to see the future in KBS2’s Jinxed At First (2022).

Choo Ja-hyun

Choo Ja-Hyun played a powerful mother who is most popular for beauty in JTBC’s Green Mothers’ Club (2022), the wife of a businessman who gets involved in a secret operation overseas in Netflix’s Narco-Saints (2022), and the mysterious bestfriend of Oh In-joo named Hwa-young in tvN’s Little Women (2022).

Lee Byung-hun

Lee Byung-hun starred in tvN’s Our Blues (2022), playing the role of a merchant in the island of Jeju, and played a former pilot in the disaster-action film, Emergency Declaration (2022). He will also appear in Netflix’s film, The Match (2022).

Ahn Bo-hyun

Ahn Bo-hyun took the role of a military prosecutor in tvN’s Military Prosecutor Doberman (2022), and appeared as special roles in TVING’s Yumi’s Cells 2 (2022) and tvN’s Adamas (2022). He also joined the reality series, Young Actors Retreat (2022) and The Backpacker Chef (2022).

Han Ji-min

From a female diver also known as “haenyeo” in the island of Jeju in tvN’s Our Blues (2022), actress Han Ji-min transforms into a dead wife who invites her lonely husband to meet her in an unknown space in TVING’s Yonder (2022).

Roh Yoon-seo

Roh Yoon-seo appeared for the first time as a TV actress in tvN’s Our Blues (2022), playing the role of an intelligent student who experiences trials after becoming pregnant. She also played the bestfriend of Bora in Netflix’s film, 20th Century Girl (2022).

Go Doo-shim

Go Doo-shim starred in three dramas this year, including tvN’s Our Blues (2022), KBS2’s Curtain Call (2022), and soon to appear in TVING’s Island (2022).

Bae Hyun-sung

Bae Hyun-sung played a highschool student whose girlfriend got pregnant in tvN’s Our Blues (2022), a Computer Science student who dreams of becoming a game developer in KBS2’s Dear M (2022), and an employee at a home appliance in ENA’s Gaus Electronics (2022).

Shin Ha-kyun

Shin Ha-kyun starred in Coupang Play’s Unicorn (2022), as CEO Steve and transforms into a husband who lives a lonely life after her wife died in TVING’s Yonder (2022). He also appeared in the mystery-thriller film, Anchor (2022).

Lee Yoo-mi

Lee Yoo-mi played the famous antagonist girl in pink named Lee Na-Yeon in Netflix’s All Of Us Are Dead (2022), and transforms into a gold medalist speed skater in tvN’s Mental Coach Jegal (2022). She also took a cameo role in KBS2’s If You Wish Upon Me (2022).

Shin Hyun-been

Shin Hyun-been starred in TVING’s Monstrous (2022) as Lee Soo-Jin, a genius pattern interpreter and wife of an archaeologist and transforms into a prosecutor for anti-corruption in JTBC’s series, Reborn Rich (2022).

Jin Kyung

From a CEO of Taesan Law Firm and biological mother of Young-woo in ENA’s Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022), actress Jin Kyung transforms into Yoo Miho, a perfectionist woman who lives a strange life in tvN’s Love In Contract (2022). She also appeared in Netflix’s film, Yaksha: Ruthless Operations (2022) and in the detective-drama film, Boys (2022).

Lee Jung-eun

Lee Jung-eun appeared in five series and four movies this year. She played the chief of the Juvenile Justice division in Netflix’s Juvenile Justice (2022), a mother in Disney+ Soundtrack #1 (2022), a fish store owner in tvN’s Our Blues (2022), as Siren in Coupang Play’s Yonder (2022), and a mysterious woman in tvN’s Missing: The Other Side 2 (2022). She also starred in the independent film, Hommage (2022), Woman In The White Car (2022), and played special roles in Take Care (2022) and Good Morning (2022).