Kim So-hyun ( Hangul: 김소현; Hanja: 金所炫; born June 4, 1999), is a South Korean actress. She began her career as a child actress in 2006 and initially gained public attention for playing a villainous young queen-to-be in  (2012) and a girl who falls into tragedy in Moon Embracing the Sun (2013). She took on her first leading role in teen drama Missing You (2015) and since then, has starred in horror comedy Who Are You: School 2015 (2016) and historical melodrama Hey Ghost, Let's Fight (2017). The Emperor: Owner of the Mask
2006–2011: Beginnings as a child actress [ edit ]
Kim debuted as an actress under
Sidus HQ, playing a supporting role in the 2006 Drama City special titled Ten Minute Minor. She continued to portray the child counterparts of the female protagonists in television series as well as movies, and built her work as a child actress. 
2012–2014: Rising popularity [ edit ]
She gained public attention in 2012 when she featured in the fantasy-period drama
as the younger version of the second female lead. Moon Embracing the Sun This was followed by well-received supporting turns in fantasy-comedy  and melodrama Rooftop Prince , Missing You for which she received her first acting award as "Best Child Actress" at the 1st  K-Drama Star Awards. 
In 2013, Kim became a co-host of
MBC's music program along with Music Core Minho of SHINee and Noh Hong-chul. She left the show in 2015. 
2015–present: Transition to lead roles [ edit ]
In 2015, Kim starred in
KBS's school series , playing dual roles as twins Lee Eun-bi and Go Eun-byul. Who Are You: School 2015 She was awarded "Star of the Year" at the 8th  Korea Drama Awards for her performance. 
In 2016, Kim starred in romance film
, mystery-school web drama Pure Love Nightmare Teacher and three-episode drama special . Page Turner  She then starred in the horror comedy  , and had a recurring guest role in the hit fantasy drama Hey Ghost, Let's Fight . Guardian: The Lonely and Great God  
Kim then starred in the historical drama
which premiered in May 10, 2017. The Emperor: Owner of the Mask 
Filmography [ edit ]
Television series [ edit ]
Web series [ edit ]
Hosting [ edit ]
Variety show [ edit ]
Yoo Jae-suk and Kim Won-hee's Come to Play
Quiz to Change the World
Narrator, episode 1
I Live Alone
Cameo, episode 42, 66, 111
100 People, 100 Songs
We Got Married
Cameo, episode 256
MBC Section TV
Narrator, 800th Episode Special
Cool Kiz on The Block
Episode 331 Christmas Special
Music video appearances [ edit ]
Theatre [ edit ]
Discography [ edit ]
Soundtrack appearances [ edit ]
Ambassadorship [ edit ]
Fan meeting [ edit ]
April 9, 2016
Lovely Day Ming Chuan University
June 3, 2017
Korea Sangmyung Art Centre
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b "Kim So-hyun: My name is...". TenAsia (in Korean). November 16, 2012 . Retrieved . November 20, 2012
^ "For Teen Actress, Castings Akin to Cram School". . December 14, 2013 The Chosun Ilbo . Retrieved . January 6, 2014
^ Hong, Grace Danbi (September 11, 2012). ". The Sun and the Moon Yeo Jin Gu and Kim So Hyun Cast in New Drama Together" enewsWorld . Retrieved . October 29, 2012
^ Hong, Grace Danbi (October 24, 2012). "Yeo Jin Gu and Kim So Hyun Film for . I Miss You" enewsWorld . Retrieved . November 20, 2012
^ a b "Winners and Performers of the 2012 K-Drama Star Awards". . December 9, 2012. Soompi
^ "How ′Music Core′s′ New Charts will Work". enewsWorld. April 18, 2013.
^ ". 'Who Are You' to deal with mysteries of youth" The Korea Times . Retrieved . May 22, 2017
^ a b "[2015 KDA]김수현 눈물의 대상 '2년 연속 수상. '" Star Daily (in Korean). October 29, 2015.
^ "Do Kyung-soo and Kim So-hyun’s film to open in Feb.". Kpop Herald . Retrieved . 2017-03-01
^ "김소현, '페이지터너'서 천재 피아니스트 변신". TV Report. 2015-11-17 . Retrieved . 2017-03-01
^ Kim Jin-seok (April 27, 2016). "[단독]김소현, tvN '싸우자 귀신아' 여주인공 확정". (in Korean) JoongAng Ilbo . Retrieved . June 4, 2016
^ "김소현 측 "‘도깨비’ 특별출연… 캐릭터 비중 높다" [공식입장]". Naver . Retrieved . 2016-10-14
^ "Kim So-hyun takes starring role in ‘Ruler’". . 12 November 2016. Korea JoongAng Daily
^ "Ji Chang-wook, Kim So-hyun to dub Japanese film ‘Your Name’". The Korea Herald.
^ Hong, Grace Danbi (August 23, 2013). "Kim So Hyun Cast in . The Strange Housekeeper with Choi Ji Woo" enewsWorld . Retrieved . June 3, 2015
^ "Teen actress takes on new role". Korea JoongAng Daily.
^ Lee, Sun-min (August 22, 2014). ". Reset revisits a murky past" Korea JoongAng Daily . Retrieved . June 3, 2015
^ "Starlet Kim So-hyun to host Dream Concert". Korea JoongAng Daily. 30 May 2016.
^ Hong, Grace Danbi (December 3, 2012). "Hi.ni Releases . Legend of Tears with Kim So Hyun and Baek Seung Hwan" enewsWorld . Retrieved . January 30, 2013
^ Ho, Stewart (January 7, 2013). "Child Actress Kim So Hyun Stars in Boyfriend's New MV". enewsWorld . Retrieved . January 30, 2013
^ Ko, Hong-ju (18 April 2013). "Spy Papa OST". HanCinema . Retrieved . 2015-06-03
^ ". '신한류 요정' 김소현, 생애 첫 대만 팬미팅서 눈물 펑펑" TV Daily.
^ sedaily ". '김소현, 생일맞이 첫 팬미팅…무엇이든 들어주는 '소원 요정 " .
^ Lee, Cory (January 2, 2014). "Lee Bo-young Grabs 1st Top Prize at the 2013 SBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Archived from the original on March 28, 2014.
^ "Winners of the MBC Entertainment Awards". Koreaboo. December 29, 2014 . Retrieved . 2016-12-01
^ "Check out the Winners from ‘2015 KBS Drama Awards’". BNT News.
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