Can you believe My Lovely Sam Soon aired 12 years ago? The talented little girl who played Hyun Bin’s niece in the drama is now 19. Some other actors on this list have been acting since age 4. Without further ado, let’s take a look at 10 actors under 20 and their talents!

1. Kwak Dong Yeon

Birthday: March 1, 1997

This handsome 20-year-old has starred in Modern Farmer, Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, and Puck!

2. Yeo Jin Goo

Birthday: August 13, 1997

Yeo Jin Goo is building a prolific filmography and he’s only 19! He has filmed The Moon That Embraces The Sun, Orange Marmalade, Daebak, Circle, and more.

3. Seo Young Joo

Birthday: February 16, 1998

This award-winning actor has starred in Family Portrait, May Queen, and Fashion King. Seo won best new actor at Blue Dragon film award and best actor at the Tokyo International Film Festival.

4. Seo Ji Hee

Birthday: April 4, 1998

The lovely kid who starred as Hyun Bin’s niece in My Lovely Sam Soon has turned into a beautiful girl!

5. Seo Shin Ae

Birthday: October 20, 1998

Seo got her start as an actress through a Seoul Milk commercial in 2004. She has appeared in the family sitcom High Kick Through The Roof and played a bigger role in Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child.

6. Jin Ji Hee

Birthday: March 25, 1999

Like many other actors on this list, Jin started acting at age 4. She starred alongside Seo Shin Ae in High Kick Through The Roof in addition to The Moon that Embraces the Sun, I Hear Your Voice, and Detectives of Seonam Girls' High School.

7. Kim So Hyun

Birthday: June 4, 1999

The Ruler: Master of the Mask actress turned 18 last month. She has also starred in The Moon that Embraces the Sun, Goblin, and School 2015.

8. Kim Yoo Jung

Birthday: September 22, 1999

We love this Moonlight Drawn by Clouds actress’s big smile! Despite some hardships and health issues she experienced in December, she never loses that wide smile of hers. In May, she showed up at Baeksang Arts Awards wearing a $250 H&M dress.

9. Kim Sae Ron

Birthday: July 31, 2000

At age 9, she starred in the action noir Man from Nowhere alongside Won Bin. In 2014, she landed her first leading drama role in High School—Love On.

10. Kim Hyang Ki

Birthday: August 9, 2000

Kim starred in the spooky romance film A Werewolf Boy starring Song Joong Ki and Park Bo Young. In the drama film Thread of Lies, she played a suicidal middle school student. Actress Kim Hee Ae starred as the mother.

Which actors are some of your favorite talented actors under 20? Tell us your thoughts below!


Moonlight Drawn by Clouds

Starring Park Bo Gum and Kim Yoo Jung

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