Kim Gyu-ri (Hangul: 김규리; born 16 August 1979), previously known as Kim Min-sun (Hangul: 김민선) is a South Koreanactress best known for the film Portrait of a Beauty. She was involved in a controversy in 2008 when she made a statement against eating beef imported from the United States; this led to a lawsuit by a beef importer in Seoul but the courts ruled in her favor in 2010. She also spoke out in behalf of entertainers' invasion of privacy regarding the explosive "Entertainment X-file" issue in 2005. In 2009 she officially changed her name from Kim Min-sun to Kim Gyu-ri. She dated Kim Joo-hyuk, her co-star in period dramaGod of War, from 2012 to 2013.
^ abChung Ah-young (9 October 2008). "Mysterious Artist Resurfaces on Modern Culture Scene". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2010-12-26. The upcoming movie Portrait of a Beauty is also spotlighting the painter's life, starring actress Kim Min-sun. The movie is drawing anticipation from the public, as its poster has become one of the hottest teaser promotions.
^Park Si-soo (9 February 2010). "Anti-US Beef Actress Prevails in Court". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2010-12-26. Actress Kim Min-sun won a legal battle Tuesday, started by an American beef importer for an article she wrote two years ago on her private blog that allegedly exaggerated the risk of mad cow disease associated with U.S. beef.
^"Actress Kim Min-sun Changes Name to Gyu-ri". The Korea Times. 26 November 2009. Retrieved 2010-12-26. Actress Kim Min-sun, 30, who was sued over comments she made regarding U.S. beef imports, has changed her first name to Gyu-ri and will act under the new name, her agency said Thursday. "She recently changed her name to Kim Gyu-ri and received a new residential identification card under the new name," her agency TN Entertainment said. She has completed all legal procedures to make the change, it said.
^Wee Geun-woo (12 November 2010). "INTERVIEW: Actress Kim Gyu-ri". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-03-29. Kim: I think I like short dramas because it allows me to make a lot of attempts and come across various stories. It's also good for warming up as an actor. An entire narrative is inside a single short book so you can learn how a story should flow by working on a lot of single-episode dramas. That's why I want to tell new actors to try acting in as many one-act dramas as possible.