Claudia Kim

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Claudia Kim
Kim Soo-hyun 18 March 2014 (cropped).png
Claudia in March 2014
Native name 김수현
Born Kim Soo-hyun
(1985-01-25) January 25, 1985 (age 32)
Seoul, South Korea
Other names Claudia Kim
Alma mater Ewha Womans University (International Studies)
  • Actress
  • model
Years active 2005–present
Agent ECHO Global Group (South Korea)
United Talent Agency (United States)
Korean name
Hangul 김수현
Revised Romanization Gim Su-hyeon
McCune–Reischauer Kim Suhyŏn

Kim Soo-hyun (born January 25, 1985), also known as Claudia Kim, is a South Korean actress and model. She lived and spent six years of her childhood in New Jersey before returning to South Korea.[1]


Kim made her entertainment debut when she won a modeling contest in 2005, and went on to appear in supporting roles in medical drama Brain (2011) and spy comedy 7th Grade Civil Servant (2013), as well as a leading role in the sitcom Standby (2012).[2][3] Kim gained international attention for her roles in Marco Polo (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).[4][5][6][7][8][9][10]



Year Title Role Notes
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron Helen Cho
2015 Equals The Collective Voice role
2017 The Dark Tower Arra Champignon post-production
2018 Untitled Fantastic Beasts sequel TBA filming


Year Title Role Network
2006–07 Queen of the Game Park Joo-won SBS
2010 The Fugitive: Plan B Sophie KBS2
2011 Romance Town Hwang Joo-won
2011–12 Brain Jang Yoo-jin
2012 Standby Kim Soo-hyun MBC
2013 7th Grade Civil Servant Kim Mi-rae
2014–16 Marco Polo Khutulun Netflix
2016 Monster Yoo Sung-ae MBC

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2005 Korea-China Supermodel Contest N/A N/A 1st Place
2006 14th SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Queen of the Game Won
2012 12th MBC Entertainment Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Comedy/Sitcom Standby Won


  1. ^ Brown, Emma (May 2015). "Discovery: Claudia Kim". Interview. Retrieved 2015-08-21. 
  2. ^ Son, Bo-kyung (28 January 2014). "Korean Actress Kim Soo Hyun Reportedly Cast in Avengers 2". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  3. ^ Kim, Ji-soo (5 March 2014). "Soo-hyun to star in Avengers sequel". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-03-28. 
  4. ^ "Actress Kim Soo-hyun Says Avengers Sequel a Boon for Tourism". The Chosun Ilbo. 22 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  5. ^ Ha, Ji-won (12 June 2014). "Photo shows behind scene of Avengers 2". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  6. ^ "Claudia Kim, Actress". Into the Gloss. December 2014. Retrieved 2015-08-21. 
  7. ^ Baek, Byung-yeul (23 April 2015). "Claudia Kim steals show in Avengers". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2015-04-30. 
  8. ^ Tae, Hong (24 April 2015). "Rising star Claudia Kim talks about Avengers 2 role". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  9. ^ Calia, Michael (24 April 2015). "Avengers: Age of Ultron Is the Next Big Step for Claudia Kim". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2015-08-21. 
  10. ^ Lee, So-eun (8 May 2015). "Actress's ambition pays off". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 

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