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The acting skills of actor Ji Sung are unquestionable. The handsome actor, best known for the drama All In (2003) was praised for his success in every play he played.
Ji Sung himself is under known to have married actress Lee Bo Young, after getting engaged in 2004. Her second marriage took place on September 27, 2013. Now, they have two children.
Despite being married and having children, the 44-year-old actor still looks youthful. She is often paired with some younger actresses but manages to build good chemistry. Some of Ji Sung’s best Korean dramas have been summarized below.
Secret Love (2013)
This melodrama and thriller tells the story of Min Hyuk (Ji Sung) who was born into a wealthy family. Not only is he capable of having everything, he also has a handsome face and a smart brain. Unfortunately, he does not have a kind nature. His life has changed since losing his girlfriend to a hit-and-run.
In the run-up to the hit-and-run, Kang Yoo Jung (Hwang Jung Eum) willingly replaces his lover, An Do Hoon (Bae so Bin), as a suspect and is held in prison. However, Yoo Jung began to realize that he had been betrayed by his lover.
The chemisty between Ji Sung and Hwang Jung Eum won the Best Couple Award at the KBS Drama Awards 2013. Not only that, Ji Sung also managed to take home the award trophy as Popularity Actor Award and Best Actor.
Kill Me, Heal Me (2015)
It became a very booming drama back then. That’s because it takes on a theme that rarely exists in a play, namely someone who has 7 different personalities, otherwise known as Dissociative Identity Disorder.
Reunited with her co-star Hwang Jung Eum, the drama attracted the attention of the audience. Ji Sung received a lot of praise for successfully portraying 7 roles at once with different characters.
It tells the story of Cha Do Hyun (Ji Sung) a chaebol and heir who meets a first-year resident doctor, Oh Ri Jin (Hwang Jung Eum). Oh Ri Jin’s presence provides a bright spot about his past traumas. He decided to hire Oh Ri Jin as his personal physician.
The success of the drama led Ji Sung to 4 awards at once. He received the highest award, the Grand Prize (Daesang) at the MBC Drama Awards 2015. She also received the Best Couple Award with actress Hwang Jung Eum.
This mystery-thriller drama tells the story of a prosecutor named Park Jung Woo (Ji Sung) who works in the Seoul Prosecutor’s Office. One day, he suddenly woke up and found himself in prison. Park Jung Woo has amnesia and is unable to remember anything.
He is also assisted by his lawyer, Seo Eun Hye (Kwon Yuri) to solve the actual case and clear his name from the allegations.
A drama that has a storyline that is difficult to guess to make the audience curious, the drama was the highest rated at the time.
The drama also successfully won Ji Sung the Grand Prize at the SBS Drama Award 2017.
Familiar Wife (2018)
Unlike previous dramas, Familiar Wife carries the time traveler genre. In this drama, she is paired with beautiful actress Han Ji Min. Not only Han Ji Min, actress Kang Han Na and actor Jang Seung Jo also co-starred in the drama.
Familiar Wife tells the story of Cha Joo Hyuk (Ji Sung) who has been married for 5 years to Seo Woo Jin (Han Ji Min). Both live unhappy lives because of financial problems. He dislikes his wife who has difficulty controlling emotions. One day he was given a coin by someone he helped on the bus.
On his way home, Joo Hyuk inserts the coin to open a closed road portal. Subconsciously, he has traveled time. When she wakes up, she finds herself married to Lee Hye Won (Kang Han Na) her first love.
Doctor John (2019)
Doctor John became Ji Sung’s medical drama after 11 years. The drama tells the story of Cha Yo Han (Ji Sung) who is a genius anesthesiologist. He can know the patient’s illness in just a few moments.
He also meets Kang Shi Young (Lee Se Young) who is a resident doctor. Shi Young is a gentle, warm, intelligent, and well-able to hear his patients.
Of the five drama recommendations above, which one have you watched?