These are the top 10 K-drama actors of 2022, according to S. Koreans

These are the top 10 K-drama actors of 2022, according to S. Koreans

Gallup Korea conducted a nationwide survey asking respondents to name the K-drama actors who made the biggest impact in 2022

December 15, 2022
Gallup Korea has announced the top 10 K-drama actors of 2022, including “Squid Game” star Lee Jung-jae and “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” star Park Eun-bin.
The polling firm’s annual Person of the Year results were released on Tuesday
Gallup Korea conducted the survey from Nov. 7 to 24, with 1,771 Korean respondents over the age of 13 participating. The poll was conducted nationwide, excluding Jeju Island. Participants were asked to name up to two K-drama actors who they believed made a significant impact this year. 
Park placed first with 13.6% of responses naming her. Her popularity skyrocketed after her lead role in the popular K-drama “Extraordinary Attorney Woo,” where Park plays an attorney with Asperger’s syndrome 
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With 13% of the votes, “Under the Queen’s Umbrella” and “Juvenile Justice” star Kim Hye-soo ranked second. 
Namkoong Min of “One Dollar Lawyer” placed third with 11.3%. 
In fourth place with 4.2% of the votes was Go Doo-shim, who starred in “Curtain Call” and “Our Blues”
Song Joong-ki of “Vincenzo” and “Reborn Rich” received 3.3%, placing fifth. He recently made a cameo appearance in the K-drama “Little Women” this year. 
“Squid Game” star Lee Jung-jae ranked sixth on the list, comprising 2.9% of the votes. Earlier this year, the actor won an Emmy for his performance in the Netflix hit series
In seventh place was “Crash Landing on You” star Hyun Bin with 2.6%, followed by Lee Byun-hun of “Our Blues” with 2.5%. 
Tied for ninth place at 2.4% were “My Liberation Notes” actor Son Seok-koo and “Little Women” star Kim Go-eun.
      Ines Shin

      Ines Shin is a contributor at NextShark




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