Kim Sae-ron

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.
Kim Sae-ron
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Born (2000-07-31) July 31, 2000 (age 14)
Seoul, South Korea
Education Miyang Elementary School
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present
Agent Fantagio
Clumsy Media
Notable work A Brand New Life
The Man From Nowhere
Height 163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Korean name
Hangul 김새론
Revised Romanization Gim Sae-ron
McCune–Reischauer Kim Sae-ron

Kim Sae-ron (born July 31, 2000) is a South Korean actress.[1][2] She began her career as a child actress, and became best known for her roles in Korea. The films are A Brand New Life (2009),[3] The Man From Nowhere (2010),[4] and A Girl at My Door (2014).[5][6]


Kim Sae Ron was born in Seoul, South Korea on July 31 2000. She debuted at 9 years old. Her first movie was A Brand New Life. She was in The Man From Nowhere, one of the best-selling Korean films of all time.

Her first drama was Can You Hear My Heart(2011) as young Bong Woo-ri.



Year Title Role
2009 A Brand New Life Jin-hee
2010 The Man from Nowhere Jung So-mi
2011 I Am a Dad Han Min-ji
2012 Barbie Soon-young
The Neighbor Yoo Soo-yeon/Won Yeo-seon
2014 Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits teenage Kim Geum-hwa[7]
A Girl at My Door Seon Do-hee
Manhole Soo-jung

Television drama[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2011 Can You Hear My Heart? young Bong Woo-ri MBC
Garden of Heaven Kang Eun-soo Channel A
2012 Fashion King young Lee Ga-young SBS
I Need Romance 2012 Yoon Gi-hyun (cameo) tvN
Mom Is Acting Up Park Sae-ron MBC
Missing You Bo-ra
(voice cameo, episode 11)
2013 The Queen's Classroom Kim Seo-hyun MBC
2014 Hi! School – Love On Lee Seul-bi KBS2
2015 Drama Special "Snowy Road" Kang Young-ae KBS2

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2010 BUSTER Copenhagen International Film Festival for Children and Youth[8] Best Child Actor/Actress - Special Mention A Brand New Life Won
4th Asian Film Awards Best Newcomer Nominated
19th Buil Film Awards Best New Actress Won
8th Korean Film Awards[9] Best New Actress The Man from Nowhere Won
2011 47th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Nominated
8th Max Movie Awards Best New Actress Won
2013 6th Korea Drama Awards Best Young Actor/Actress The Queen's Classroom Nominated
MBC Drama Awards[10] Best Young Actress[11] Won
2014 23rd Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actress A Girl at My Door Nominated
51st Grand Bell Awards Best New Actress Nominated
7th Herald Donga Lifestyle Awards[12] Style Icon of the Year N/A Won
35th Blue Dragon Film Awards[13] Best New Actress A Girl at My Door Won
KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actress Hi! School-Love On Nominated
2015 2nd Wildflower Film Awards Best Actress A Girl at My Door Nominated
51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress Pending


  1. ^ Choi, Ji-eun (20 April 2011). "My Name Is: Kim Sae-ron". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ "KIM Sae-ron". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2012-10-05. 
  3. ^ Kim, Lynn (18 September 2009). "Lee Chang-dong's film Life to open Oct 29". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ Lee, Hye-ji (28 August 2012). "DRAMA WEEK: 6 Rising Stars that caught your eyes in TV series". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  5. ^ Ma, Kevin (24 May 2014). "Korean actors on A Girl at My Door". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
  6. ^ Song, Soon-jin (27 June 2014). "KIM Sae-ron of A GIRL AT MY DOOR: The girl who stands by herself". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2014-07-01. 
  7. ^ Song, Soon-jin (10 March 2014). "In Focus: MANSHIN: Ten Thousand Spirits". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  8. ^ "BUSTER 2010 Award Winners.". Archived from the original on 2014-04-17. Retrieved 2012-10-05. 
  9. ^ Kim, Jessica (19 November 2010). "The Man From Nowhere sweeps Korea Film Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  10. ^ Lee, Cory (31 December 2013). "Ha Ji-won Receives Top Honor at 2013 MBC Drama Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2014-01-06. 
  11. ^ Award shared with Kim Hyang-gi, Seo Shin-ae, and Lee Young-yoo.
  12. ^ Lee, Woo-young (10 December 2014). "Jang Hyuk, Cha Ye-ryun named best dressed at Herald Donga awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-12-16. 
  13. ^ Kim, June (18 December 2014). "35th Blue Dragon Awards Names THE ATTORNEY Best Film". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2014-12-18. 

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