Neha Patil

Temptation of an Angel

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Genre  Melodrama Suspense
Directed by  So Jung Hyun
Written by  Kim Soon-ok
Country of origin  South Korea
Also known as  천사의 유혹 Angel's Temptation
Starring  Bae Soo-bin Lee So-yeon Kim Tae-hyun Hong Soo-hyun

Temptation of an Angel (Hangul: 천사의 유혹; RR: Cheonsaui Yuhok) (also known as Angel's Temptation) is a SBS television series about an innocent man, Shin Hyun Woo, who found himself the victim of his wife, Joo Ah Ran, who almost killed him. He vowed vengeance and underwent plastic surgery to change his appearance, taking on a new identity as Ahn Jae Sung, with the help of Yoon Jae Hee. It was a male version of another series, Temptation of Wife. Bae Soo-bin and Lee So-yeon reunited onscreen on the MBC television series Dong Yi, less than a year after the show ended.



Joo Ah-Ran and Shin Hyun-Woo have an elaborate wedding at a luxurious hotel. Shin Hyun-Woo sincerely loves Joo Ah-Ran, but Joo Ah-Ran has ulterior motives for the marriage. Joo Ah-Rans family was destroyed by Shin Hyun-Woo's parents and, because of this, she is marrying Shin Hyun-Woo in a secret plan to exact revenge.

Sometime after their marriage, Shin Hyun-Woo is involved in a horrible car accident, leaving him in a coma. Once Shin Hyun-Woo awakes from his coma he learns of Joo Ah-Ran's revenge plot and then sets out on his own path for revenge....


  • Lee So-yeon as Joo Ah Ran - Wife of Shin Hyun Woo. A furniture designer who married the son of Soul Furniture's owners. She once had an ordinary and happy childhood. But when she lost her parents, she became orphan who went through life's hardships. To avenge her parents' death, she got herself married into the family she believed have led to her parents' death. Growing up as an orphan, she devised a plan to make Hyun Woo fall for her and manipulating him into marrying her as his wife. She started destroying her husband’s family thereafter. Ah Ran possesses extreme tenacity and fast thinking. Despite the loss of her parents, she still has an aunt and uncle and even a sister who was put up for adoption.
  • Han Sang-jin as Shin Hyun Woo (before plastic surgery) - He was the chief of design department in Soul Furniture, a furniture company owned by his parents. He has soft personality. He's a sweetheart with a romantic sense. Despite his family’s objections, Hyun Woo married the woman of his dreams, Ah Ran. His life changed after he was betrayed by the very woman he loved, which led him to a horrific car accident that altered his life forever.
  • Bae Soo-bin as Shin Hyun Woo, Ahn Jae Sung (after plastic surgery) - After regaining consciousness, he became totally different person, vowing revenge to his wife. Undergoing plastic surgery, he became a physically attractive man, possessing an image of both an angel and a demon.
  • Jin Tae-hyun as Nam Joo Seung - Joo Ah Ran's lover. He is a person who has secrets of his own. Joo Seung works as a doctor during the day and works as a lounge singer at a jazz café at night. His father was the secretary of Mr. Shin, who the younger Nam now works for as the family doctor. He doesn't possess any physical prowes, but has a strong eyesight, in addition to having a very strong charisma.
  • Hong Soo-hyun as Yoon Jae Hee / Joo Kyeong Ran - She grew up not knowing who her parents are. She has a bright and optimistic viewpoint on the world. As a child, she dreamed of becoming a nurse who takes care of the poor. Even when she was growing up in the orphanage, she took care of younger children like a big sister. Rather than thinking she was abandoned by her real parents, she believed that it was enough that she was given the love and care from the people of the orphanage. Little did she know that her real parents have died and her sister is still alive, which turns out to be Joo Ah Ran .
  • Jung Gyu-Su ... Joo Ah-Ran's father
  • Kang Yu-mi ... Kim Yeon-Jae
  • Park Ha-young ... Jae-Hee (young)
  • Han Jin-hee... Shin Woo-Sub
  • Cha Hwa-yeon .. Jo Kyung-Hee
  • Kim Dong-keon .. Shin Hyun-Min
  • Kim Ho-chang ... journalist
  • Lee Sol-gu .. money lender
  • Jin Ye-sol .. Shin Hyun-Ji
  • Sung Chang-hoon .. Secretary Kang
  • Son Hyun-joo
  • Choi Ji-na as Jung Sang Ah / Julie Jung
  • Lee Jong-hyuk as Jung Sang Mo
  • Lee Mi-young as Jae Hee's aunt
  • Jung Gyu-soo as Jae Hee's uncle
  • Ahn Nae-sang as detective (eps.15-16)
  • Oh Dae-gyu as fake Hyun Woo (ep15)
  • Awards

    2009 SBS Drama Awards

  • Best Supporting Actress in a Special Planning Drama: Cha Hwa-yeon
  • New Star Award: Lee So-yeon
  • References

    Temptation of an Angel Wikipedia

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