Learn about The King: Eternal Monarch actors

As this new drama is being widely appreciated by many, we thought it would be interesting to give you a brief introduction of the main actors.

Lee Min-ho / Lee Gon

I think we might say without exagerating that Lee Min-ho is probably one of the most famous South Korean actors. Indeed, many people discovered him with his role in Boys Over Flowers in 2009, and since then he had many other major roles in other dramas, such as City Hunter, The Heirs or even Legend of the Blue Sea. The actor is now 32 years old and just came back from military, where he was doing his service since May 2017 to April 2019 as a public officer. He studied at Konkuk University in Seoul and has a wax figure of himself in Madame Tussaud in Shanghai.

Kim Go Eun / Jung Tae-eul

Next is the 28 years old Kim Go Eun, who gained fame after appearing in the movie The Muse and then the dramas Cheese in the Trap and Goblin: The Lonely and Great God. She lived in China for 10years when she was young and entered the Korea National University of Arts. She played in The Muse as she was still an university student and thus took a break after the movie to complete her degree before coming back to screens two years later. The King : Eternal Monarch is the 3rd television series she appears in.

Woo Do-hwan / Jo Eun-seob, Jo Young

Woo Do-hwan career started in 2016 when he got the role of Seung Woo in DramaWorld and Kim Wan-shik in Sweet Stranger and Me. Since then, he has played in other dramas such as Save Me, Mad Dog, Tempted and My Country. He got two awards, one for his role in Mad Dog and another for Tempted. He was born in Anyang, South Korea and is now 27 years old. He also played in the movie The Divine Fury with his co-star being Park Seo-Joon, the main actor of Itaewon Class. Park Seo-joon said himself that he admires the performance of Woo Do-hwan in that movie, saying that he couldn’t have been able to pull it off to that extent.

Kim Kyung Nam / Kang Shin-Jae

Kim Kyung Nam is a 31 years old Korean actor playing a detective of the Republic of Korea in the drama. He started his career in 2012 and since then has appeared in quite many series and movies. He also had a support role in the well-known drama Age of Youth. His first main roles were in the movie Ride Together in 2017 and the drama Special Labor Inspector Jo.

Jung Eun-chae / Goo Seo-ryung

Jung Eun-chae, born Jung Sol-mi is a 33 years old Korean actress who lived in London for eight years when she was younger. She started as a commercial model and got into her acting career in 2010 with the movie Haunter. Her most recent dramas includes Return and The Guest. She also appeared in some music video such as ‘Looking Back on my Life’ from Lee Moon-sae.

Lee Jung-jin / Lee Rim

The oldest actor on this list is 41 years old Lee Jung-jin. He also studied at Konkuk University before studying art in Hanyang university, both located in Seoul, South Korea. He has played in a lot of different series and movies since 1998. His most recent drama main roles were in The Liar and his Lover (Choi Jin-hyuk) or Temptation (Kang Min-woo). He also had a support role in The K2.

Now that you know a bit more about each main actor of the drama, which one is your favorite?

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