Hyun Bin was born in Jamsil-dong, Seoul, South Korea, on September 25, 1982. He is known to be one of the most versatile actors in the Korean industry. His appealing personality and dashing looks make him appear young and charming always. It is said that during his childhood, he was really intrigued by suspense, thriller, and detective shows, which inspired him to pursue acting.
From an early age, Hyun Bin was aware of his purpose. He was persuaded by a high school classmate to take acting classes, and then he joined a theatre group where he spent hours polishing his acting skills and discovering his enthusiasm for the craft. At first, his parents didn’t support his career choice. They presented him with a choice: either enroll successfully in Chung-Ang University, one of Korea’s top acting schools or pursue a more lucrative career.
Fortunately, Hyun Bin succeeded and rose to prominence as one of Korea’s most well-known performers. Here is a list of Hyun Bin’s four must-watch dramas.
My lovely Sam Soon
This drama is worth your watch if you are swooning at some good role played by your favorite star Hyun Bin. Just after one year of his early career Hyun Bin was cast in the lead role of My Lovely Sam Soon. He portrays a restaurant owner in the romantic comedy who recruits Sam Soon (Kim Sun Ah) to work as his baker. They both fall in love, but things get complicated when Hyun Bin’s past love comes into the scene, and she tries to win him back.
Crash Landing on You
The series revolves around a beautiful love story between a South Korean corporate heiress and a senior North Korean commander. Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin) lands in North Korea due to an unfortunate tornado-related mishap, she makes an emergency landing there while paragliding. She encounters North Korean army officer Ri Jung-hyuk (Hyun Bin) there. He makes an effort to conceal and protect her. Yoon Se-ri and Ri Jung-hyuk soon fall in love. Ri Jung Hyuk makes all possible attempts to make Se-ri reach her own country, due to which both face lots of hurdles in their path. With his leading performance as a charming and devoted North Korean army commander in this drama series, Hyun Bin stole the hearts of viewers everywhere.
The Secret Garden
The classic tale of forbidden love, Secret Garden, features outstanding acting by the stars including Hyun Bin. The role of Kim-Joo-Won played by Hyun Bin, the haughty CEO of a sizable mall, is the central character. Ra Im, on the other hand, becomes involved in Kim-Joo’s life. All of this serves as excellent foreshadowing, as the pair forgets their way in a dark forest before finding the “Secret Garden”. The magic starts, and throughout the drama, there are some wonderful romantic and dramatic moments.
Memories of the Alhambra
A financial institution’s CEO, Yoo Jin-Woo (Hyun-Bin), is very serious regarding his job. He exhibits sound judgment at work, a great sense of adventure, and a strong drive to triumph. Yoo Jin-Woo is experiencing emotional difficulty as a result of events like treachery from his pals. On a business trip to Granada, Spain, he booked a room at an old hostel run by Joo (Park Shin-Hye). Ahead you will get to experience how Yoo Jin-Woo engages in an odd relationship there and the thrills of artificial intelligence.