So Yeon Kim

Kim So Yeon

  • Name: Kim So Yeon
  • Native name: 김소연
  • Also Known as: Kim So Yun, Gim So yeon
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: November 2, 1980
  • Age: 43
Kim So Yeon is a South Korean actress under J,Wide-Company. She is best known for her starring role in the television series All About Eve and Iris.

As of 2005 she performed Tsui Hark's "Seven Swords". In 2008, she also had a main role in the drama Gourmet. She was one of the main actresses in the hit drama Iris. The drama is a mini series consisting of 20 episodes. She plays the role of a North Korean agent, Kim Seon Hwa. She has also played the leading role in the romantic drama Prosecutor Princess, alongside recent Chuno star Yoo gun and Iljimae star Park Shi Hoo. She has been with Namoo Actors agency from 2006 to 2018. Kim So Yeon signed an exclusive contract with J Wide Company on April 3, 2018.

In 2010, she guest starred in the Iris spin-off Athena: Goddess of War, reprising her role as Kim Seon Hwa in two episodes.

On September 6, 2016, it was confirmed that Kim So Yeon and actor Lee Sang Woo are in a relationship. The couple met on the set of MBC's weekend drama "Happy Home" and were married in June 2017. Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
TBA Quiet Sales
Korean Drama, 0000, 0 eps
Jung Sook (Main Role)
0
Jung Sook
Main Role
0.0
2023 The Escape of the Seven: War for Survival
Korean Drama, 2023, 17 eps
Ryu Hong Joo (Ep. 10) (Guest Role)
17
Ryu Hong Joo (Ep. 10)
Guest Role
7.4
2023 Tale of the Nine-Tailed 1938
Korean Drama, 2023, 12 eps
Ryu Hong Joo (Main Role)
12
Ryu Hong Joo
Main Role
8.8
2023 Taxi Driver Season 2
Korean Drama, 2023, 16 eps
[Deluxe Taxi No. 1 driver] (Ep. 16) (Guest Role)
16
[Deluxe Taxi No. 1 driver] (Ep. 16)
Guest Role
8.9
2021 The Penthouse Season 3: War in Life
Korean Drama, 2021, 14 eps
Cheon Seo Jin (Main Role)
14
Main Role
8.1
2021 The Penthouse Season 2: War in Life
Korean Drama, 2021, 13 eps
Cheon Seo Jin (Main Role)
13
Main Role
8.7
2020 The Penthouse: War in Life
Korean Drama, 2020, 21 eps
Cheon Seo Jin (Main Role)
21
Main Role
8.7
2019 Mother of Mine
Korean Drama, 2019, 108 eps
108
Main Role
7.7
2018 Secret Mother
Korean Drama, 2018, 32 eps
Lisa Kim (Main Role)
32
Main Role
8.0
2017 20th Century Boy and Girl
Korean Drama, 2017, 32 eps
Director Kim (Guest Role)
32
Director Kim
Guest Role
7.8
2017 Borg Mom
Korean Drama, 2017, 22 eps
Na Heung Shin [Pvt Eye] (Guest Role)
22
Na Heung Shin [Pvt Eye]
Guest Role
7.2
2016 Happy Home
Korean Drama, 2016, 51 eps
Bong Hae Ryung (Main Role)
51
Main Role
7.3
2016 One More Happy Ending
Korean Drama, 2016, 16 eps
Kim Song Hyun (Ep.1) (Guest Role)
16
Kim Song Hyun (Ep.1)
Guest Role
7.8
2015 High-end Crush
Korean Drama, 2015, 20 eps
[TV Reporter] (Ep. 7, 13 and 20) (Guest Role)
20
[TV Reporter] (Ep. 7, 13 and 20)
Guest Role
7.7
2015 Falling for Innocence
Korean Drama, 2015, 16 eps
Kim Soon Jung (Main Role)
16
Kim Soon Jung
Main Role
8.1
2014 I Need Romance Season 3
Korean Drama, 2014, 16 eps
Shin Joo Yeon (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.8
2013 Two Weeks
Korean Drama, 2013, 16 eps
Park Jae Kyung (Main Role)
16
Main Role
8.5
2013 IRIS 2
Korean Drama, 2013, 20 eps
Kim Sun Hwa (Ep. 20) (Guest Role)
20
Kim Sun Hwa (Ep. 20)
Guest Role
7.4
2012 The Great Seer
Korean Drama, 2012, 35 eps
Hae In (Main Role)
35
Main Role
7.2
2010 Athena: Goddess of War
Korean Drama, 2010, 20 eps
Kim Sun Hwa (Ep.17,19) (Guest Role)
20
Kim Sun Hwa (Ep.17,19)
Guest Role
7.2
2010 Dr. Champ
Korean Drama, 2010, 16 eps
Kim Yeon Woo (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.3
2010 Prosecutor Princess
Korean Drama, 2010, 16 eps
Ma Hye Ri (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.6
2009 IRIS
Korean Drama, 2009, 20 eps
Kim Sun Hwa (Main Role)
20
Kim Sun Hwa
Main Role
7.9
2008 Gourmet
Korean Drama, 2008, 24 eps
Yoon Joo Hee (Main Role)
24
Yoon Joo Hee
Main Role
7.4
2005 Autumn Shower
Korean Drama, 2005, 16 eps
Lee Kyu Eun (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.1
2004 New Human Market
Korean Drama, 2004, 20 eps
Hong Shi Yeon (Main Role)
20
Main Role
6.6
2002 Trio
Korean Drama, 2002, 17 eps
Choi Soo Yeong (Main Role)
17
Main Role
6.0
2002 Sunshine
Korean Drama, 2002, 16 eps
Kim Yun Woo (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.2
2000 Mothers and Sisters
Korean Drama, 2000, 50 eps
Noh Seung Ri (Main Role)
50
Noh Seung Ri
Main Role
7.2
2000 All About Eve
Korean Drama, 2000, 20 eps
Heo Yeong Mi (Main Role)
20
Heo Yeong Mi
Main Role
7.6
1999 Kwangki
Korean Drama, 1999, 36 eps
Lee Ye Rin (Support Role)
36
Lee Ye Rin
Support Role
7.4
1999 The Song of Hope
Korean Drama, 1999, 16 eps
Seo Ga Hee (Support Role)
16
Seo Ga Hee
Support Role
8.0
1998 Winners
Korean Drama, 1998, 24 eps
Kim Seo Joo (Main Role)
24
Main Role
6.0
1998 I Love You I Love You
Korean Drama, 1998, 44 eps
Lee Soon Yeong (Support Role)
44
Lee Soon Yeong
Support Role
5.0
1998 Soonpoong Clinic
Korean Drama, 1998, 682 eps
Oh So Yeon (Main Role)
682
Main Role
7.9
1997 Yesterday
Korean Drama, 1997, 21 eps
Lee Seung Hae (Main Role)
21
Main Role
6.0
1997 Because I Really
Korean Drama, 1997, 257 eps
Ha Jung (Support Role)
257
Ha Jung
Support Role
5.0
1996 Three Guys and Three Girls
Korean Drama, 1996, 617 eps
Kim SoYeon (Ep. 127) (Guest Role)
617
Kim SoYeon (Ep. 127)
Guest Role
8.0
1996 Open Your Heart
Korean Drama, 1996, 24 eps
Jung Yoo Kyung (Support Role)
24
Jung Yoo Kyung
Support Role
5.0
1996 Yes, Sir
Korean Drama, 1996, 18 eps
Woo Ji-soo (Support Role)
18
Woo Ji-soo
Support Role
10.0
1995 LA Arirang
Korean Drama, 1995, 265 eps
So Yeon [Yu Mi's friend] (Ep. 49) (Guest Role)
265
So Yeon [Yu Mi's friend] (Ep. 49)
Guest Role
8.0
1994 Daughters of a Rich Family
Korean Drama, 1994, 70 eps
Nam Hye Ri [Cha Deok Hee's daughter] (Support Role)
70
Nam Hye Ri [Cha Deok Hee's daughter]
Support Role
9.0
1993 Dinosaur Teacher
Korean Drama, 1993, 70 eps
[Nurse] (Support Role)
70
[Nurse]
Support Role
4.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2015 Love Forecast
Korean Movie, 2015,
[Joon Soo's ex girlfriend 1] (Guest Role)
[Joon Soo's ex girlfriend 1]
Guest Role
7.3
2013 IRIS 2: The Movie
Korean Movie, 2013,
Kim Seon-hwa (Guest Role)
Kim Seon-hwa
Guest Role
7.4
2012 Gabi
Korean Movie, 2012,
Danya (Main Role)
Main Role
7.2
2010 IRIS: The Movie
Korean Movie, 2010,
Kim Sun Hwa (Support Role)
Kim Sun Hwa
Support Role
7.0
2007 The Pictures
Korean Movie, 2007,
[Photographer] (Main Role)
[Photographer]
Main Role
5.0
2005 Seven Swords
Hong Kong Movie, 2005,
Luk Jue [Goryeo slave] (Main Role)
Luk Jue [Goryeo slave]
Main Role
7.3
2004 Windstruck
Korean Movie, 2004,
[Student] (Bit part)
[Student]
Bit part
8.0
1997 Change
Korean Movie, 1997,
Go Eun Bi (Main Role)
Go Eun Bi
Main Role
7.7
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2021 Penthouse: The Story of 540 Days
Korean Special, 2021, 1 eps
[Herself] (Main Role)
1
[Herself]
Main Role
8.2
2021 The Penthouse 2: Hidden Room - An Unfinished Story
Korean Special, 2021, 1 eps
Cheon Seo Jin (Main Role)
1
Cheon Seo Jin
Main Role
8.3
2021 The Penthouse: Hidden Room - Hidden Story
Korean Special, 2021, 1 eps
Cheon Seo Jin (Main Role)
1
Cheon Seo Jin
Main Role
8.3
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Yoo Quiz on the Block Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2022, 90 eps
(Ep. 192) (Guest)
90
(Ep. 192)
Guest
7.7
2022 All Viewers+: Short Buster
Korean TV Show, 2022, 17 eps
(Regular Member)
17
Regular Member
10.0
2021 We Don't Bite: Villains in the Countryside
Korean TV Show, 2021, 11 eps
(Ep. 4-5) (Guest)
11
(Ep. 4-5)
Guest
8.4
2019 Hangout with Yoo
Korean TV Show, 2019, 270 eps
(Ep. 75) (Guest)
270
(Ep. 75)
Guest
8.3
2018 Happy Together Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2018, 77 eps
(Ep. 28) (Guest)
77
(Ep. 28)
Guest
7.9
2018 Amazing Saturday
Korean TV Show, 2018, 400 eps
(Ep. 262) (Guest)
400
(Ep. 262)
Guest
8.3
2018 MMTG
Korean TV Show, 2018, 321 eps
(Ep. 172) (Guest)
321
(Ep. 172)
Guest
8.1
2017 Master in the House
Korean TV Show, 2017, 238 eps
[Special Appearance] (Ep. 159-160) (Guest)
238
[Special Appearance] (Ep. 159-160)
Guest
8.7
2017 Saturday Night Live Korea Season 9
Korean TV Show, 2017, 33 eps
[Host] (Ep. 6) (Guest)
33
[Host] (Ep. 6)
Guest
8.3
2016 Let's Eat Dinner Together
Korean TV Show, 2016, 164 eps
(Ep. 128) (Guest)
164
(Ep. 128)
Guest
8.0
2016 My Little Old Boy
Korean TV Show, 2016, 430 eps
(Ep. 70) (Guest)
430
(Ep. 70)
Guest
8.1
2015 King of Mask Singer
Korean TV Show, 2015, 450 eps
[Contestant] (Ep. 77) (Guest)
450
[Contestant] (Ep. 77)
Guest
8.2
2014 Real Men: Female Soldier Special - Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2014, 5 eps
(Regular Member)
5
Regular Member
8.0
2014 Abnormal Summit Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2014, 102 eps
(Ep. 39) (Guest)
102
(Ep. 39)
Guest
8.0
2012 We Got Married Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2012, 240 eps
(Ep. 287-316) (Regular Member)
240
(Ep. 287-316)
Regular Member
8.1
2010 Running Man
Korean TV Show, 2010, 740 eps
(Ep. 530-531) (Guest)
740
(Ep. 530-531)
Guest
9.2
2010 Win Win
Korean TV Show, 2010, 146 eps
(Ep. 5) (Guest)
146
(Ep. 5)
Guest
0.0
2009 Strong Heart
Korean TV Show, 2009, 166 eps
(Ep. 45-46, 151-152) (Guest)
166
(Ep. 45-46, 151-152)
Guest
7.9
2007 Happy Together Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2007, 557 eps
(Ep. 75, 123) (Guest)
557
(Ep. 75, 123)
Guest
7.9
1999 Gag Concert
Korean TV Show, 1999, 1050 eps
(Ep. 635) (Guest)
1050
(Ep. 635)
Guest
8.2
1991 Inkigayo
Korean TV Show, 1991, 1240 eps
[Main Host] (December 6, 1998 - April 16, 2000) (Regular Member)
1240
[Main Host] (December 6, 1998 - April 16, 2000)
Regular Member
8.2
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  • First Name: So Yeon
  • Family Name: Kim
  • Native name: 김소연
  • Also Known as: Kim So Yun, Gim So yeon
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: November 2, 1980
  • Age: 43

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