6 Talented (and oh-so adorable) K-drama child actors to watch out for
At DramaFever we are always obsessing over actors and actresses we fall in love with, but very rarely have we mentioned child actors, who play such an integral and important role in Hallyu culture. And this realization came to us, only after we spotted the bite-sized powerhouse Heo Jung Eun in our latest drama Oh My Geum Bi. This made us think of other child actors who have have given us brilliant and lovable performances in various roles. Get ready for some major aww alerts!
He Jung Eun
In Oh My Geum Bi, Heo Jung Eun plays an 8-years-old who suffers from dementia and is slowly losing her memory. In Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, she plays Princess Yeong Eun, who is the sister of Park Bo Gum’s character. Hailed as one of the genius rising child actors of South Korea, the cute actress has been a part of the entertainment business since she was a baby. Make sure to tune in and watch her in Oh My Geum Bi and Moonlight Drawn by Clouds this Thanksgiving weekend!
Kim Yoo Jung
One of Korea’s most beloved child actresses, Kim Yoo Jung began acting when she was about five years old when she appeared in the film DMZ. After that, she acted in several television shows and movies, the most notable ones being ljimae and Painter of the Wind, both of which became hugely popular among viewers. Currently, she has graduated to more adult roles, and is seen as the female lead in Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, which you can binge watch this Thanksgiving weekend on DramaFever!
Kim Kang Hoon
It's hard to miss the adorable kid from My Wife's Having An Affair this Week. He's all kinds of cute! The adorable 7-year-old has appeared in two dramas prior to MWIHATW and started acting since the age of 5. We can't wait to watch him appear in more dramas!
Shin Rin Ah
This little girl plays daughter to UEE's character, who is recently widowed and finds out she is suffering from a brain tumor in Marriage Contract. Her acting skills, coupled with those puppy dog eyes, is sure to give you all the right feels. You might have also spotted her in a few other dramas, but Shin Rin Ah's performance in Marriage Contract has been her best one yet.
Lee Chae Mi
Most people tuned in to watch Two Weeks for Lee Joon Ki but pleasantly discovered another talented actress, the young Lee Chae Mi. She has the sweetest heart-shaped face and doe eyes that pull you in, giving you all them emo feels. Plus, she played a young child who needed a bone marrow transplant in Two Weeks, I mean come on, who can resist that?! We can't wait to watch her in another drama soon!
While we recently saw her in an adult role this summer in Let's Fight Ghost opposite Ok Taec Yeon, the pretty actress has been a prominent presence since she was a little girl! Acting since the age of 5, she has done some notable movies and dramas, including Triangle and Sensory Couple. After Let's Fight Ghost, she is touted to appear in a political drama soon! Watch this space for more.