Kim Sung-ryung

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Kim Sung-ryung
Born (1967-02-08) February 8, 1967 (age 51)
Seoul, South Korea
Other names Kim Sung-ryoung
Education Inha Institute of Technology - Computer Science
Kyung Hee University - Theater and Film
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Graduate School of Business - Master's degree in Marketing
Occupation Actress
Years active 1988–present
Agent Yuleum Entertainment
Spouse(s) Lee Ki-soo (m. 1996)
Children 2
Family Kim Sung-kyung (sister)
Korean name
Revised Romanization Gim Seong-ryeong
McCune–Reischauer Kim Sŏng-ryŏng

Kim Sung-ryung (born February 8, 1967) is a South Korean actress. After winning the Miss Korea beauty pageant in 1988 (she later represented her country at the Miss Universe 1989 pageant),[1][2] Kim began her career as a reporter on KBS's showbiz news program Entertainment Weekly. In 1991, she made a memorable film acting debut in Kang Woo-suk's Who Saw the Dragon's Claws?, though she became more active in television in the next decade. She returned to the big screen in 2007, with notable supporting roles in Shadows in the Palace,[3] and Rainbow Eyes,[4] followed by The Client (2011), Mr. XXX-Kisser (2012),[5] The Fatal Encounter (2014),[6] and The Target (2014).[7][8] As she entered her forties, Kim also became known for the television dramas You're Beautiful (2009), The Chaser (2012), Yawang (2013), The Heirs (2013), and Queen's Flower (2015).[9][10][11][12]



Year Title Role
1991 Who Saw the Dragon's Claws? Kim Ji-won
1992 A Room in the Woods Mi-yang
2007 Shadows in the Palace Court lady inspector
Rainbow Eyes Lee Hye-seo
2008 Our School's E.T. School board director Lee
2010 The Servant Wol-mae
71: Into the Fire Oh Jang-beom's mother
2011 The Client Kang Sung-hee's paralegal/office manager
2012 The Suck Up Project: Mr. XXX-Kisser Ye-ji
The Ugly Duckling Nak-man's mother
Code Name: Jackal Angela
2014 The Target Jung Young-joo
The Fatal Encounter Lady Hyegyeong
2016 Will You Be There? Yeon-ah (special appearance)
2018 Keys to the Heart Madam Hong (special appearance)
Drug War Oh Yeon-ok

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
1992 92 Whale Hunting Dumb waitress Chun-ja KBS2
해뜰날 KBS1
1993 Stormy Season Lee Han-sook MBC
Youth Theater Oh Yoo-kyung KBS2
1996 Mountain Mi-ok MBC
Jo Gwang-jo Park Gyeongbin KBS2
1998 A Very Special Trip SBS
The King and the Queen Deposed Queen Lady Yun KBS1
Winners Yoo-ri SBS
MBC Best Theater "Happy Ending" MBC
King of the Wind Princess Hwapyeong MBC
Paper Crane Min-sook KBS2
2000 Juliet's Man Mi-ra SBS
MBC Best Theater "Summer Vacation" OB/GYN doctor Yoon-soo MBC
Novel: The Mind of Governing the People Gisaeng from Bian KBS2
Gibbs' Family Yeom Kyung-ok SBS
2001 Empress Myeongseong Michiko KBS2
This Is Love Ahn Do-hae KBS1
2002 Drama City "아줌마밴드 결성사건" Seong-mi KBS2
2003 Age of Warriors Mu-bi KBS1
Garden of Eve Baek Ji-ae SBS
2004 Span Drama "The Snow Queen" The Snow Queen MBC
MBC Best Theater "My Mom Is a Superwoman" Woo-jung MBC
Miss Kim's Million Dollar Quest Seo Woo-kyung SBS
MBC Best Theater "Perfect Roommate" Lee Soo-jung MBC
Count of Myeongdong Kim Hyun-kyung EBS
2005 Don't Worry Jo Mi-yeon KBS2
2006 My Love Dal-ja Kang Nan-hee SBS
2007 Hometown Over the Hill Jeon Se-kyung KBS1
Good Day to Love Kim Hyo-jin SBS
How to Meet a Perfect Neighbor Jung Mi-hee SBS
2008 King Sejong the Great Kim Hyobin KBS1
Iljimae Dan-yi SBS
2009 Ja Myung Go Mo Ha-so SBS
Soul Ha-na and Doo-na's mother MBC
You're Beautiful Mo Hwa-ran SBS
2010 Definitely Neighbors Kang Mi-jin SBS
Stormy Lovers Chae Woo-hee MBC
2011 What's Up? Ha In-young MBN
Padam Padam Jung Ji-na's mother jTBC
2012 할 수 있는 자가 구하라 Kim Sung-ryung MBC Every 1
Syndrome Oh Eun-hee jTBC
The Chaser Seo Ji-soo SBS
2013 Yawang Baek Do-kyung SBS
The Heirs Han Ki-ae SBS
2015 Queen's Flower Rena Jung/Jung Eun-hye/
Lee Soo-jung
2016 Mrs. Cop 2 Ko Yoon-jung SBS
Legend of the Blue Sea Jang Jin-ok (Special appearance) SBS
2017 Are You Human Too? Oh Ro-ra {Nam Shin(Seo Kang-joon) 's mother} KBS2

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
1988 Entertainment Weekly KBS2
1991 Delightful Studio MBC
1995 명사가요 초대석 MBC
2013 Woman Show Story On
2014 My Tutor Friend MBC


Year Title Role
1991 A Woman's Choice
1992 The Merchant of Venice Portia
2005 Art Kyung-sook
2008-2009 Melodrama Kang Yoo-kyung
2014 Miss France[13][14] Fleur de Senlis/Martin/Samantha

Radio program[edit]

Year Title Station
1993 Joyful Afternoon with Park Se-min and Kim Sung-ryung CBS-AM
1995 Music Salon with Kim Sung-ryung MBC-FM

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1988 32nd Miss Korea Pageant Miss Korea - Jin N/A Won
1991 27th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress Who Saw the Dragon's Claws? Won
2nd Chunsa Film Art Awards Best New Actress Won
29th Grand Bell Awards Best New Actress Won
1993 14th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting Actress A Room in the Woods Nominated
1999 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress The King and the Queen Won
2000 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Juliet's Man Won
2002 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress Empress Myeongseong Won
2008 45th Grand Bell Awards Best Supporting Actress Shadows in the Palace Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Special Iljimae Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actress King Sejong the Great Nominated
2012 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries The Chaser Won
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (TV) Yawang Nominated
2nd APAN Star Awards Acting Award, Actress Won
SBS Drama Awards Special Award, Actress in a Drama Special[15] The Heirs Won
2014 23rd Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actress The Target Nominated
MBC Entertainment Awards Popularity Award in a Variety Show My Tutor Friend Won
2015 4th APAN Star Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Queen's Flower Nominated
2016 SBS Drama Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) Mrs. Cop 2 Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Genre Drama Nominated
K-Wave Star Award Nominated
Top 10 Stars Award Won


  1. ^ 김성령 (1988 미스코리아 진). Miss Korea (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2014-02-20. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  2. ^ Kim, Hyung-eun (4 June 2013). "Its luster lost, Miss Korea's crown now a relic". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  3. ^ Kim, Kyu Hyun (15 August 2008). "Shadows in the Palace". OhmyNews International. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  4. ^ Min, Yong-joon (8 January 2008). 불혹에 찾아온 두번째 반전, <가면> 김성령. Movist (in Korean). Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  5. ^ Cho, Jae-eun (25 May 2012). "Comedy King flatters as Sung Dong-il blabbers". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  6. ^ Chung, Joo-won (11 May 2014). "Kim Sung-ryeong okayed her role in Fatal Encounter partly for Hyun Bin". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 
  7. ^ Cremin, Stephen (22 May 2014). "Chang and Kim Seong-ryeong on Target". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
  8. ^ Hwang, Hee-yeon; Kim, Hyung-seok (17 October 2014). "10 Scene Stealers⑦ - KIM Sung-ryeong: Shining in Her 40s with Emotional Charisma". Korean Cinema Today. Retrieved 2014-10-30. 
  9. ^ Lee, Eun-ah (19 July 2013). "Kim Sung-ryoung Shows off at Beauty Mnet's Music Awards". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  10. ^ Jung, Jin-young (6 December 2013). "Super Junior's Heechul Thinks Kim Sung Ryoung is Prettier than Jun Ji Hyun". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  11. ^ Yoo, Joo-hyun (13 May 2014). "Actress shares tips for success in later life". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 
  12. ^ Kwon, Ji-youn (23 March 2015). "Angry Moms are back on screen". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2015-04-02. 
  13. ^ Lee, Claire (15 May 2014). "Kim Sung-ryung returns to stage". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-08-13. 
  14. ^ Ki, Sun-min (2 September 2014). "Actress criticizes ageism in entertainment". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-09-07. 
  15. ^ Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Lee Bo-young Grabs 1st Top Prize at the 2013 SBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 

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