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Dr. Brain

Dr. Brain: Lee Sun Kyun, Lee Yoo Young, Park Hee Soon

dr brain korean drama cast and synopsis
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General Information

  • International Title: Dr. Brain
  • Original Title: Dr.브레인 (romanization: Dr. Beurein)
  • Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
  • Episode: 6
  • Airing Date: 2021.11.04 ~ 2021.12.10
  • Airing Slot: Friday
  • Streaming: Apple TV+
  • Starring: Lee Sun Kyun, Lee Yoo Young, Park Hee Soon
  • Director: Kim Jee Woon
  • Writer: Hong (webtoon), Kim Jee Won , Kim Jin Ah, and Koh Young Jae
  • Highest Rating: TBA
  • Awards: N/A


Dr Brain Korean Drama portrays the brilliant brain scientist, Go Sewon, who conducts “brain syncs” with the deceased. His brain syncs ability allows him to hack the memories of the deceased to find the clues. One day, he loses his family in mysterious tragic accident. In order to unveil what happened to his family’s tragedy, he accesses his wife’s memories and find clues of this mystery.

Main Cast

dr brain korean drama cast lee sun kyun
Credit: Apple TV+

Character name: Go Sewon
Actor name: Lee Sun Kyun
Lee Sun Kyun’s notable works: Land of Happiness (movie), Kingmaker (movie), Parasite (movie), Diary of a Prosecutor, My Mister, Pasta, Coffee Prince, etc

lee yoo young dr. brain

Credit: Apple TV+

Character name: Jung Jaeyi
Actress name: Lee Yoo Young
Lee Yoo Young’s notable works: Diva (movie), Insider, My Fellow Citizens, Your Honor, Tunnel, etc

dr brain korean drama cast park hee soon
Credit: Apple TV+

Character name: Lee Kangmu
Actor name: Park Hee Soon
Park Hee Soon’s notable works: The Policeman’s Lineage (movie), Model Family, My Name, The Missing, All About My Romance, etc

Extended Cast

Seo Ji Hye as Choi Soo Seok
Jo Bok Rae as Sergeant Park
Lee Jae Won as Hong Nam Il
Ahn Mi Na as Yoo Jin
Cha Hee as Dr. Han
Hwang Moo Young as Dr. Noh
Kim Joo Hun as Lim Jun Ki
Yoo Teo
Son Seok Koo
Uhm Tae Goo

Cameo & Special Appearance

Oh Yeon Ah as Sewon’s mother (ep. 1)
Kim Geon Woo as child Sewon (ep. 1)
Gong Seong Ha as Lim Jun Ki’s wife (ep. 1)
Lee Ga Kyung as principal (ep. 1)
Jung Hyung Suk as pediatrician (ep. 1)
Son Kyoung Won as guard (ep. 1)
Kwon Hyuk as ER doctor (ep. 1)
Lee Sul Hee as ER nurse (ep. 1)
Han Cho Yi as Lim Hee Jin (ep. 1)
Kim Jin Goo as executive (Ep. 1)
Moon Sung Geun as Dr. Myung (ep. 1)
Jeon So Nee as reporter (ep. 1)
Kim Joong Hee as sushi chef (ep. 1)

Character Relationship Chart


Original Soundtrack

Scores composed by Mowg (Lee Sung Hyun)

Teaser & Trailer Videos

Awards & Nominations



  • Dr Brain Korean Drama is based on webtoon with the same title written by Writer Hong published via Kakao in 2016
  • This is the first Korean series production of Apple TV+
  • It is directed by Kim Jee Won who previously directed notable projects such as The Age of Shadows, I Saw the Devil, The Good, The Bad, The Weird, A Tale of Two Sisters, etc

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