Han Ye-ri

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Han Ye-ri
Han Ye-ri at 'Sea Fog' stage greeting 2.jpg
Han Ye-ri in 2014
BornKim Ye-ri
(1984-12-23) December 23, 1984 (age 33)
South Korea
EducationKorea National University of Arts School of Korean Traditional Arts - Traditional Dance[1]
Years active2007-present
AgentSaram Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationHan Ye-ri
McCune–ReischauerHan Yeri
Birth name
Revised RomanizationGim Ye-ri
McCune–ReischauerKim Yeri

Han Ye-ri (born Kim Ye-ri on December 23, 1984) is a South Korean actress.


Han built her filmography by starring in short films and indies.[2] She drew notice in sports drama As One (2012), for which she learned the Hamgyŏng dialect in her role as real-life North Korean table tennis athlete Yu Sun-bok.[3] She played her first mainstream leading roles in the action thrillers Commitment (2013) and Haemoo (2014),[4][5] and romantic film A Dramatic Night (2015).[6] Han also starred in the critically acclaimed indie Worst Woman (2016) by Kim Jong-kwan.[7][8][9]

Han extended her filmography to television, starring in sageuk Six Flying Dragons (2015-2016) and youth comedy Hello, My Twenties! (2016).[10]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2006 Passionate Sonata Short film
2007 Giraffe & Africa Ye-rin Short film
Resurrection of the Butterfly Young Kwan Also credited as choreographer
2008 Blooming in Spring Short film
2009 One Step More to the Sea Won-woo
Let the Blue River Run Sook-yi
Paju Mi-ae
A Blind River So-yeon
Be with Me Cha-kyung Short film
A Trip to the Moon Short film
2010 One Night Stand
Read My Lips
Ghost (Be with Me) Ran Omnibus film (segment "Tarot 3:
The Unseen/Hands That Call")
Bang! Girl Short film
We Wish to Reincarnate in Paradise
2011 Nice Shorts! 2011 Omnibus film (segment "Hundred Years
of Abduction")
Anyang, Paradise City Staff #1 [11]
49th Day Little daughter Short film
The Physics Class Short film
Adventure Seo-young
Ordinary Days Hyo-ri Omnibus film (segment "AMONG") [12]
2012 As One Yu Sun-bok
2013 South Bound Choi Min-joo [13]
Dear Dolphin Cha-kyung [14]
Big Good Also credited as assistant director
The Spy: Undercover Operation Baek Seol-hee [15]
Commitment Hye-in
2014 Kundo: Age of the Rampant Gok-ji [15]
Haemoo Hong-mae
Phantoms of the Archive Omnibus film (segment "A Hat's Journey")
2015 A Dramatic Night Jung Si-hoo
Love and... Granddaughter [16]
2016 Worst Woman Eun-hee
The Hunt Kim Yang-Soon [17]
A Quiet Dream Ye-ri [18]
2017 The Table Eun-hee [19]
2018 Illang: The Wolf Brigade Goo Mi-kyeong [20]
Champion Soo-jin [21]
Ode to the Goose

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2010 Road No. 1 Jo In-sook MBC
2013 Drama Special "Yeon-woo's Summer" Lee Yeon-woo KBS2 [22]
2015 Imaginary Cat Bok-gil (voice) MBC Every 1 [23]
Six Flying Dragons Yoon-rang / Cheok Sa Gwang SBS
2016 Hello, My Twenties! Yoon Jin-myung JTBC
2017 Hello, My Twenties! 2 Yoon Jin-myung
2018 Switch: Change the World Oh Ha-ra SBS [24]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2008 7th Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Acting Giraffe & Africa Won [25]
2010 9th Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Acting Be with Me Won [26]
2012 33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actress As One Nominated [27]
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Won [28]
KBS Drama Awards Best Actress in a One-act Drama/Special Yeon-woo's Summer Won [29]
2014 51st Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress Haemoo Nominated
35th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2015 10th Max Movie Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
20th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated [30]
9th Asian Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated [31]
51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
24th Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2016 37th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actress Worst Woman Nominated
2017 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (Film) Nominated
4th Wildflower Film Awards Best Actress Nominated
12th University Film Festival of Korea Best Actress Won
18th Busan Film Critics Awards Best Actress A Quiet Dream Won [32]


  1. ^ "Stars from Korea National University of Arts". Hancinema. ETO. 17 May 2012.
  2. ^ "HAN Ye-ri". Korean Film Council. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  3. ^ Cho, Jae-eun (6 April 2012). "Athletes' story of friendship retold in As One". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  4. ^ Lee, Eun-sun (8 February 2013). "A Lonely Boy Meets a Lonely Girl in COMMITMENT". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  5. ^ "SEA FOG Goes into Production". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  6. ^ "Actress shows her romantic side". Korea JoongAng Daily. 29 October 2015.
  7. ^ "HAN Ye-ri to Dupe Suitors as WORST WOMAN". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  8. ^ "Top 10 Korean Films of 2016". The Korea Times.
  9. ^ "'Worst Woman' nominated at MIFF 2016". Kpop Herald.
  10. ^ "Han takes on 'Youth' in new drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. 26 July 2016.
  11. ^ "Anyang, Paradise City". 12th Jeonju International Film Festival. Archived from the original on 2013-05-06. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  12. ^ "Box Office". The Korea Herald. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  13. ^ "South Bound (2012)". The Chosun Ilbo. 8 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  14. ^ Conran, Pierce (2 May 2013). "In Focus: Dear Dolphin". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  15. ^ a b "Han Ye-ri, twice this year". Hancinema. Donga. 2 January 2014.
  16. ^ "ZHANG Lu's LOVE IN THE ERA OF FILM Begins Production". Korean Film Biz Zone. 9 April 2015.
  17. ^ "Starlet Tells About Pleasure of Being an Actress". The Chosun Ilbo.
  18. ^ "HAN Ye-ri Leads New ZHANG Lu Drama". Korean Film Biz Zone.
  19. ^ "'The Table': Film Review | Busan 2016". The Hollywood Reporter. 13 October 2016.
  20. ^ "KIM Jee-woon's Sci-fi Action INRANG Starts Shooting in August". Korean Film Biz Zone. 28 July 2017.
  21. ^ "CHAMPION Casts Don LEE, HAN Ye-ri and GWON Yool". Korean Film Biz Zone. 23 October 2017.
  22. ^ "Han Ye-ri to lead in "Drama Special - Yeon-woo's Summer"". Hancinema. Sports World. 27 August 2013.
  23. ^ "Han Ye-ri to join Yoo Seung-ho's "Imaginary Cat"". Kpop Herald.
  24. ^ "Jang Keun-suk, Han Ye-ri are cast in 'Switch'". Korea JoongAng Daily. 25 January 2018.
  25. ^ "MSFF 2008 7th Archive - Awarded Films". Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival (in Korean). Retrieved 2013-04-25.[permanent dead link]
  26. ^ "MSFF 2010 9th Archive - Awarded Films". Mise-en-scène Short Film Festival. Retrieved 2013-04-25.[permanent dead link]
  27. ^ Lee, Hye-ji (27 November 2012). "Top Korean Movie Stars to Party out Friday Night". TenAsia. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  28. ^ Ji, Yong-jin (13 May 2013). "RYU Seung-ryong Wins Grand Prize at Baeksang Arts Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2013-05-14.
  29. ^ Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Kim Hye-soo Reclaims Glory, Good Doctor, Secret Love Win Big at the 2013 KBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
  30. ^ Ma, Kevin (9 March 2015). "Hard Day leads Chunsa Film Art nominations". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 14 March 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-19.
  31. ^ Yoon, Ina (4 March 2015). "Korean Films and Artists Nominated for the Asian Film Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-03-19.
  32. ^ "Hong Sangsoo Receives 5th Grand Prize from Busan Film Critics". Korean Film Biz Zone. 7 December 2017.

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