The Glory (2022-23) actors Lim Ji-yeon and Song Hye-kyo topped the list of most popular Korean actors on TV and OTT or web series contents for the second week of March, as announced by Good Data Corporation on March 13th.
Lim Ji-yeon ranked first place with a share of 4.20%, followed by Song Hye-kyo who recorded 4.19%. The survey was conducted on 300 actors who appeared in 25 TV dramas and web series.
Lim Ji-yeon slayed the role of Park Yeon-jin, the ultimate highschool bully who became a weather forecaster and whose comfortable life gets shaken as her victim, Moon Dong-eun appears several years after to take revenge. The actress was born on June 23, 1990 and majored in acting at the Korea National University of Arts. She made her acting debut in the short film Dear, Lim (2014), landed a leading role in the erotic romance film Obsessed (2014), which earned her the Best New Actress at the 2014 Grand Bell Awards, Buil Film Awards, and Korean Association of Film Critics Awards. She also won three awards for her performance in SBS’ High Society (2015), played Seoul in the second season of Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area (2022) and will portray a role in the series National Death Penalty Vote (2023).
Moon Dong-eun whose childhood is marked by school violence and trauma, spends years carefully plotting to ruin the lives of her high school bullies who tormented her body, mind, and soul. The main character was flawlessly portrayed by Song Hye-kyo, an A-list and award-winning actress who was born on November 22, 1981. She made her television debut when she was a high school student through the KBS’ drama First Love (1996-97), rose to fame through the series Autumn In My Heart (2000), became a Hallyu star in the hit series Full House (2004), and attained massive success in the mega-hit drama Descendants Of The Sun (2016). So far, she has appeared in 26 drama series and 11 films, received three Grand Prize “Daesang” awards, and listed four times in Forbes magazine’s Korea Power Celebrity.
Netflix’s The Glory (2022-23) is a two-part series with its part one released on December 30, 2022 and part two on March 10, 2023. As of January 29th, it has been watched for 189.5M hours, spent five weeks in the Global Top 10 charts in non-English TV category, and is popular in 62 countries.