Top 5 K-drama Actresses Who Have Acted As Both Protagonist and Antagonist

The whole world has acclaimed the K-drama stars and their versatility in playing different and out-of-the-box characters. It is needless to say K-drama actors are widely known for their exceptional acting prowess and ability to adapt any kind of character even if it has not been played by someone before but the actors of the K-drama industry always remain geared up to take the challenge of shifting between different kind of roles.

The diverse range of playing different characters not only shows their talent but also brings something special to the characters they play in the series or dramas.

In this article, we are going to shed light on the five K-drama actresses who have showcased their diverse range of acting by convincingly playing the roles of protagonist and antagonist. Kindly stick with this page and go through it to the end. Drag down.

Lim Ji Yeon and Lee Yoo Mi: Celebrating Versatility in K-Drama Heroines

The list of K-drama actresses is very long, who have played both roles and excelled in the field of acting by portraying different characters whether as villains or heroes. Here we have discussed only five K-drama actresses who easily shifted between the roles of heroes and villains to master their art of playing different characters.

Kim So Yeon

The first K-drama actress on the list is Kim So Yeon who gained notoriety and surged to fame for her role in Prosecutor Princess where she played the role of Ma Hye-ri, a protagonist. But Kim So Yeon did not confine herself and took the challenge of playing the role of an antagonist in The Penthouse: War In Life where she played the role of Cheon Seo Jin, a manipulative and ruthless opera singer.

Meanwhile, Kim So Yeon proved herself as a versatile actor who can perfectly portray the roles of antagonist and protagonist as well.

Han So Hee

Han So Hee is the next K-drama actress who has showcased her talent for playing different kinds of roles in Korean dramas. In Nevertheless Han So Hee played the role of a university student named Yoo Na Bi who falls in love with a charming boy her non-committal classmate.

In The World Of The Married, Han So Hee took the challenge of playing the negative character of Yeo Da Kyung who ignites a whirlwind of betrayal and intense emotional conflict.

Lim Ji Yeon

Lim Ji Yeon is one of the top five Korean drama actresses on our list, who can perfectly play both positive and negative roles. She proved herself as a versatile actress by showing her range of acting in The Glory where she plays the role of an antagonist named Park Yeon Jin and Joo Hyeon in The Killing Vote where her role is of a determined police officer.

Lee Yoo Mi

Lee Yoo Mi is one of the most talented actresses in the Korean drama industry. She is a perfect example of versatility and art of playing different characters as she perfectly embodied the role of a happy, smiling, and bubbly girl in K-drama Strong Girl Nam Soon where she played the character of Nam Soon.

After gaining fame for her acting in Strong Girl Nam Soon, Lee Yoo Mi went on to showcase her range of acting by playing the roles of annoying antagonists in All of Us Are Dead and Everyone Is There.

Kim Hye Yoon

Kim Hye Yoon is probably the most favorite actress among all the five actresses mentioned in this article. She immediately became the fans’ favorite K-drama actress after playing the role of Im Sol in Lovely Runner. She is an evident talented actress who also has played negative characters in Legend of the Blue Sea and Snowdrop.

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