Moon Ga-young

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Moon Ga-young
Born (1996-07-10) July 10, 1996 (age 20)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Nationality South Korea
Other names Moon Ka-young
Education Pungmoon Girls' High School
Sungkyunkwan University
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006-present
Agent S.M. Culture & Contents
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Korean name
Hangul 문가영
Hanja 文佳煐
Revised Romanization Mun Ga-yeong
McCune–Reischauer Mun Kayŏng

Moon Ga-young (born (1996-07-10)July 10, 1996) is a South Korean actress. She is known for her roles in Heartstrings (2011), EXO Next Door (2015), The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 (2015), Mirror of the Witch (2016) and Jealousy Incarnate (2016).

Early life[edit]

Moon was born in Karlsruhe, Germany to South Korean parents; her family moved back to Korea when she was 10 years old.[1][2]


Ga-young began her acting career in 2006 as a child actress, appearing in both film and television.

In 2014, the teenage Moon played her first leading role as the title character in Mimi, a four-episode mystery/romance drama that aired on cable channel Mnet.[3][4][5][6]

In April 2015, Moon portrayed the female protagonist and love interest for members of EXO in the hit web drama, EXO Next Door which aired on Naver TV Cast.[7][8]



Year Title Role
2006 To Sir, with Love young Eun-young
2007 Bunt Oh Ye-ryung
Black House Chul-yeon (Voice)
Shadows in the Palace Il-won
Our Town young So-yeon
2008 Do You See Seoul? Bun-rye
2013 Killer Toon Jo Seo-hyun
2015 Salut d'Amour Ah-young
Island Yeon-joo
2016 Eclipse Eun-young
Twenty Again Soo-mi

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2006 Fallen Angel, Jenny Hye-mi Mnet
2007 Cloudy Today Ri-na EBS
Prince Hours MBC
By My Side young Seo Eun-joo MBC
Witch Yoo Hee young Ma Yoo-hee SBS
Merry Mary young Hwang Mae-ri MBC
Hometown Over the Hill Na Hae-young KBS1
2008 La Dolce Vita Ha Na-ri MBC
2009 Ja Myung Go young So-so SBS
Friend, Our Legend young Choi Jin-sook MBC
2010 The Reputable Family young Han Dan-yi KBS1
Bad Guy young Hong Tae-ra SBS
2011 Heartstrings Lee Jung-hyun MBC
2013 Who Are You? Dan Oh-reum
(guest, episodes 1-2)
Wang's Family Wang Hae-bak KBS2
2014 Mimi Mi-mi Mnet
2015 EXO Next Door Ji Yeon-hee Naver TV Cast
The Merchant: Gaekju 2015 Wol-yi KBS2
Delicious Love Park Soo-jin Naver TV Cast
2016 Mirror of the Witch Sol-gae JTBC
Jealousy Incarnate Lee Ppal-gang SBS

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2009 Sinnara Science KBS1 MC

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2010 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actress The Reputable Family Nominated
2013 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actress Wang's Family Nominated


  1. ^ Kim, Gwang-kuk (5 March 2014). "My Name Is: 문가영(1)" [My Name Is: Moon Ga-young (Part 1)]. TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ Kim, Gwang-kuk (5 March 2014). "My Name Is: 문가영(2)" [My Name Is: Moon Ga-young (Part 2)]. TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  3. ^ An, So-hyoun (3 February 2014). "Mun Ka Young to be TVXQ Max Changmin's First Love in Mimi". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21. 
  4. ^ Lee, Kyung-nam (11 February 2014). "TVXQ Max Changmin of Mimi Says Mun Ka Young is Prettier Than His First Love". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-21. 
  5. ^ Template:Cite weblast=Jun
  6. ^ An, So-hyoun (15 March 2014). "Interview: Mun Ka Young Chooses Mimi As Her Number One Character". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
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