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Kim Hye Soo (Kim Hyesoo)

Kim Hye Soo (Kim Hyesoo) Profile, Facts, and TMI

Kim Hye Soo profile, drama, movie list
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Kim Hye Soo (Kim Hyesoo) Profile

  • Birth Name: 김혜수 (Kim Hye Soo)
  • Stage Name: Kim Hye Soo
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1970.09.05
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Height: 170 cm
  • Weight: 50 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: Hodu&U Entertainment
  • Instagram: @hs_kim_95

Kim Hye Soo (Kim Hyesoo) Facts & TMI

  • Kim Hye Soo was born in Busan, South Korea
  • She and her family moved to Seoul when she was in elementary school
  • Her family consists of parents, elder sister, herself, and 3 younger brothers
  • Two of her younger brothers, Kim Dong Hyun and Kim Dong Hee, are Korean actors too
  • She attended to Dongguk University majoring in Theater and Film
  • She pursued Master’s Degree at Sungkyunkwan University Graduate School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • In 2001, she became adjunct professor at Sungkyunkwan University teaching performing arts
  • Her debut in entertainment industry began as a model for Nestle Milo CF in 1985
  • She debuted as an actress in movie Ggambo (1986) and won 23rd Baeksang Arts Awards for Best New Actress in Film
  • Once she said she wanted to be Madonna’s back dancer
  • She likes reading, watching movies, and collecting photo books
  • She enjoys some sports for instance swimming, tennis, bowling, and taekwondo
  • Her religious belief is Buddhism
  • Kim Hye Soo dated senior actor Yoo Hae Jin and broke up in 2011
  • She exhibited her pop art at Seoul Open Art Fair and donated the money for charity
  • She admitted plagiarism in her master’s thesis in 2013 and apologized for it
  • One of her favorite songs is One More Cup of Coffee by Bob Dylan and she plays its vinyl on turntable
  • She is an art enthusiast, especially painting and she admires Vincent van Gogh’s masterpiece
  • “Hundred What You Learn in A Lifetime” by Heike Faller is one of her favorite books
  • She is close to actress Go Min Si
  • She admires Stanley Kubrick’s works
  • Through her Instagram account, she recommends Jo In Sung’s recent movie Mogadishu
  • She collects some vinyls, especially classic collections like The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Deep Purple, and so on
  • Her favorite movies are Pulp Fiction, I Am Mother, Birdman, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, and so on
  • She is fan of Hollywood actor Jack Nicholson, Tilda Swinton, Ezra Miller, Matthew McConaughey, Lady Gaga, Timothée Chalamet, and so on
  • She is currently under management of Hodu&U Entertainment


‘Smuggling’ (2022)
‘The Day I Died: Unclosed Case’ as Kim Hyun Soo (2020)
‘Default’ as Han Shi Hyun (2018)
‘A Special Lady’ as Na Hyun Jung (2017)
‘Familyhood’ as Joo Yeon (2016)
‘Coin Locker Girl’ as mother (2015)
‘Ari Ari the Korean Cinema’ as Kim Hye Soo (2012)
‘The Face Reader’ as Yeon Hong (2013)
‘The Thieves’ as Pepsee (2012)
‘Villain and Widow’ as Hyun Joo (2010)
‘Forgiveness as narrator (2008)
‘Modern Boy’ as Jo Nan Shil (2008)
‘My 11th Mother’ as mother (2007)
‘Skeletons In The Closet’ as Mi Kyung (2007)
‘A Good Day to Have an Affair’ as Dew (2007)
‘Tazza: The High Rollers’ as Madam Jung (2006)
‘The Red Shoes’ Sun Jae (2005)
‘Hypnotized’ as Ji Su (2004)
‘YMCA Baseball Team’ as Min Jung Rim (2002)
‘Three’ as Wife (“Memories”) (2002)
‘Kick the Moon’ as Min Ju Ran (2001)
‘Doctor K’ as Dr. Pyo Ji Soo (1999)
‘Too Tired to Die’ as Anouk (1998)
‘Tie a Yellow Ribbon’ as Chae Young (1998)
‘Mr. Condom’ as Sung Hee (1997)
‘Change’ as Ko Eun Bi (1997)
‘Dr. Bong’ as Hwang Yeo Shin (1995)
‘Bitter and Sweet’ as Kim Hye Soo (1995)
‘The Eternal Empire’ as Yoon Sang Ah (1995)
‘Life and Death of the Hollywood Kid’ as cameo (1994)
‘First Love’ as Park Young Shin (1993)
‘Oseam’ as Sister Angela (1990)
‘Grown-ups Just Don’t Understand’ as Yu Ra (1988)
‘That Last Winter’ as Young Ae (1988)
‘My Daughter Saved from the Mire Part II’ as Yu Ri(1986)
‘Ggambo’ as Na Young (1986)

TV Series

‘Juvenile Judgement’ as Shim Eun Seok (Netflix/ 2021)
Hyena‘ as Jung Geum Ja (SBS/ 2020)
‘Dr. Romantic’ as Lee Young Jo (SBS/ 2016-2017)
‘Signal’ as Cha Soo Hyun (tvN/ 2016)
‘The Queen of Office’ as Miss Kim (KBS2/ 2013)
‘Flower Boy Ramen Shop’ as tarot fortuneteller – cameo (tvN/ 2011)
‘Home Sweet Home’ as Kim Jin Seo (MBC/ 2010)
‘Style’ as Park Ki Ja (SBS/ 2009)
‘Han River Ballad’ as Yoon Ga Young (MBC/ 2004)
‘Jang Hee-bin’ as Jang Hee Bin (KBS2/ 2002-2003)
‘Golden Era’ as Choi Hee Kyung (MBC/ 2000)
‘Kuk-hee’ as Min Kuk Hee(MBC/ 1999)
‘Did We Really Love?’ as Lee Shin Young (MBC/ 1999)
‘Revenge and Passion’ as Jung Mi Kyung (MBC/ 1997)
‘Scent of Apple Blossoms’ as Seo Kyung Joo (MBC/ 1996)
‘Basics of Love’ as Il Young (MBC/ 1995)
‘Love and Marriage’ as Seo Ye Hee (MBC/ 1995)
‘Partner’ as Cha Hae Soon (MBC/ 1994-1998)
‘Tokkaebiga Ganda’ as Choi In Young (SBS/ 1994)
‘Rosy Life’ as Chae Jung Seo (MBC/ 1991)
‘Fun World’ as Seo Byung Suk (MBC/ 1990)
‘Senoya’ as Kang Jung Ae (KBS2/ 1989)
‘Sun Shim Yi’ as Sun Shim Yi (KBS2/ 1988)
‘Samogok’ as Bo Wook (KBS2/ 1987)
‘Doll’s Classroom’ as Oh Hye Suk (MBC/ 1986)


  • 2nd Asia Contents Awards: Excellence Award (“Hyena“) – 2020
  • 10th KOFRA Film Awards: Jury Award (“Default”) – 2019
  • tvN10 Awards: Best Actress (“Signal”) – October 9, 2016
  • 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards: Best Actress in TV (“Signal”) – June 3, 2016
  • 21st Chunsa Film Art Awards: Best Actress (“Coin Locker Girl”) – 2016
  • 35th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards: Best Actress (“Coin Locker Girl”) – 2015
  • 35th Golden Cinema Festival: Best Actress (“Coin Locker Girl”) – 2015
  • 10th Asia-Pacific Producers Network Awards: Asian Movie Artist Award (“Coin Locker Girl”) – 2015
  • 2013 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Oh Ji Ho (“The Queen of Office”) – December 31, 2013
  • 21st Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards: Grand Prize (Daesang) (“The Queen of Office”) – 2013
  • 20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards: Best Actress (“The Thieves”) – 2012
  • 32nd Blue Dragon Film Awards: Popular Star Award (“Villain and Widow”) – November 25, 2011
  • 2009 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Stars (“Style”) – December 31, 2009
  • 14th Chunsa Film Art Awards: Best Actress (“Tazza: The High Rollers”) – 2006
  • 27th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Leading Actress (“Tazza: The High Rollers”) – December 15, 2006
  • 41st Baeksang Arts Awards: Best Actress in Film (“Hypnotized”) – May 20, 2005
  • 42nd Grand Bell Awards: Best Actress (“Hypnotized”) – July 8, 2005
  • 12th Chunsa Film Art Awards: Best Actress (“Hypnotized”) – 2004
  • 2004 MBC Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award (“Han River Ballad”) – 2004
  • 2003 KBS Drama Awards: Grand Prize (Daesang) (“Jang Hee-bin) – December 31, 2003
  • 32nd Baeksang Arts Awards: Best Actress in TV (“Oxtail Soup”) – 1996
  • 16th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best Leading Actress (“Dr. Bong”) – 1993
  • 27th Baeksang Arts Awards: Most Popular Actress in TV (“Fun World”) – 1991
  • 1987 KBS Drama Awards: Best New Actress (“Samogok”) – December 31, 1987
  • 23rd Baeksang Arts Awards: Best New Actress in Film (“Ggambo”) – 1987

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