|Occupation Actress, Model|
Name Kim Ji-won
Years active 2008–present
|Notable work The Heirs (2013)|
Height 1.64 m
Education Dongguk University
|Born October 19, 1992 (age 23) (1992-10-19) South Korea|
Agent Lionmedia (2008-2014), King Kong Entertainment (2014-present)
Movies Horror Stories, Horror Stories 2, Romantic Heaven, One Sunny Day, Shame, The Great Summon, Human Market, Oh God!
TV shows The Heirs, To the Beautiful You, Gap‑dong, High Kick: Revenge of the Short, Waiting for Love
Similar People Kim Woo‑bin, Kang Min‑hyuk, Krystal Jung, Kang Ha‑neul, Choi Jin‑hyuk
Kim ji won actress
Kim Ji-won (Hangul: 김지원; Hanja: 金智媛; born October 19, 1992) is a South Korean actress. She gained attention through her roles in television series The Heirs (2013), Descendants of the Sun (2016) and Fight for My Way (2017).
- Kim ji won actress
- 20082012 Beginnings
- 20132016 Rising popularity and breakthrough
- 2017present Leading roles
Kim entered the entertainment industry in 2008 by appearing in commercials, and became known as the "Orange C Girl" and "Lollipop Girl". She made her acting debut in the drama Mrs. Saigon.
Kim first gained attention after starring in the 2011 sitcom High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged. The same year, she played her first major television role in the musical drama What's Up and made her film debut in the omnibus film Romantic Heaven. Kim then starred in the high school drama To the Beautiful You and headlined the horror film Horror Stories in 2012.
2013–2016: Rising popularity and breakthrough
In 2013, Kim co-starred in The Heirs, wherein she played a chic and haughty heiress. The drama's popularity raised Kim's profile and won her the "New Star Award" at the SBS Drama Awards.
In 2014, she starred in the crime thriller Gap-dong. In December 2014, Kim signed an exclusive contract with King Kong Entertainment. She also starred alongside So Ji-sub in the web series One Sunny Day in 2015.
In 2016, Kim co-starred in KBS2's pan-Asia hit drama Descendants of the Sun, playing an army surgeon. The drama's success brought Kim further recognition outside Korea.
2017–present: Leading roles
In 2017, Kim was cast in her first leading role in KBS2's romance drama, Fight for My Way alongside Park Seo-joon. The series was a success and solidified Kim's status as leading actress. She was also cast in the third installment of the Detective K film series as the female lead.