List of Famous people named Park
Park Hae-soo is a South Korean actor.
Park Shin-hye is a South Korean actress, singer and model. She gained recognition for starring in melodramas Stairway to Heaven (2003) and Tree of Heaven (2006). Considered one of the most prolific actresses of her age, Park received further recognition for her roles in the television dramas You're Beautiful (2009), The Heirs (2013), Pinocchio (2014–2015), Doctors (2016), Memories of the Alhambra (2018–2019) and #Alive (2020).
Park Hee-soon is a South Korean actor. He graduated with a Theater degree from Seoul Institute of the Arts, and was a member of the Mokwha Repertory Company from 1990 to 2001. He became active in film beginning 2002, and won several Best Supporting Actor awards for his portrayal of a tough cop in Seven Days (2007).
Park Seo-joon is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in the television dramas Kill Me, Heal Me (2015), She Was Pretty (2015), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016–2017), Fight for My Way (2017), What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018), and Itaewon Class (2020); and the films Chronicles of Evil (2015), Midnight Runners (2017), and The Divine Fury (2019).
Park Chan-yeol, better known mononymously as Chanyeol, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, actor and model. He is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo, its sub-group Exo-K and sub-unit Exo-SC. Apart from his group's activities, Chanyeol has also starred in various television dramas and movies such as So I Married an Anti-fan (2016), and Secret Queen Makers (2018).
Ji-min, also spelled Jee-min, is a Korean unisex given name, predominantly feminine. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 46 hanja with the reading "ji" and 27 hanja with the reading "min" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. Ji-min was South Korea's third-most popular name for baby girls in 2008, with 2,792 being given the name.
Park Bo-gum is a South Korean actor and singer. He gained recognition for his diverse range of roles in film and television, notably, a psychopathic lawyer in Hello Monster (2015), a genius Go player in Reply 1988 (2015–2016), a Joseon Crown Prince in Love in the Moonlight (2016), a free-spirited man who falls for an older woman in Encounter (2018), and a model who overcomes various hardships to become a successful actor in Record of Youth (2020).
Park Hyung-sik, known mononymously as Hyungsik, is a South Korean singer, actor and dancer. He is a member of the South Korean boy group, ZE:A and its sub-group ZE:A Five. As an actor, he is known for his roles in The Heirs (2013), High Society (2015), Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (2016), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017), and Suits (2018). He stars in drama series, as well as in movies and music theatre productions.
Park Shin-won is a South Korean guitarist and composer.
Park Geun-hye is a former South Korean politician and convicted criminal who served as President of South Korea from 2013 until she was impeached in 2017. Park was the first woman to be President of South Korea and also the first female president popularly elected as head of state in East Asia. She was also the first South Korean president to be born after the founding of First Republic of Korea. Her father, Park Chung-hee, was the President of South Korea from 1963 to 1979, serving five consecutive terms after he seized power in 1961.
Park Ji-sung is a South Korean former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He currently serves as a club ambassador for Manchester United, for whom he played from 2005 to 2012. Born in the South Korean capital Seoul, Park is the most successful Asian player in history, having won 19 trophies in his career. He is the first Asian footballer to have won the UEFA Champions League, to play in a UEFA Champions League final, as well as the first Asian to have won the FIFA Club World Cup. Park was able to play anywhere across the midfield and was noted for his exceptional fitness level, discipline, work ethic and off-the-ball movement. His remarkable endurance levels and pace earned him the nickname "Three-Lungs" Park.
Park Eun-bin is a South Korean actress. She debuted as a child actress before receiving her first leading role with a time-traveling romance drama Operation Proposal in 2012. She has starred in television series Hello, My Twenties!, Hot Stove League (2019-2020), and Do You Like Brahms? (2020).
Park Min-young is a South Korean actress. She rose to fame in the historical coming-of-age drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010) and has since starred in television series City Hunter (2011), Glory Jane (2011), Dr. Jin (2012), A New Leaf (2014), Healer (2014–2015), Remember (2015–2016), Queen for Seven Days (2017), What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018), Her Private Life (2019) and When the Weather Is Fine (2020).
Park So-dam is a South Korean actress. She came into popular recognition in 2015 for her role as a demon possessed schoolgirl in The Priests, and as Eun Ha-won in the Korean television series Cinderella with Four Knights. She is best known internationally for her role as Kim Ki-jung in the 2019 critically acclaimed Korean comedy thriller film Parasite, which won the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Award for Best Picture. She is appearing in lead role in 2020 series Record of Youth.
Yeonmi Park is a North Korean defector and activist whose family fled from North Korea to China in 2007 and settled in South Korea in 2009, before moving to the United States in 2014. Her family turned to black-market trading during North Korea's economic collapse in the 1990s. Her father was sent to a labor camp for smuggling. They fled to China, where Park and her mother fell into the hands of human traffickers and she was sold into slavery before escaping to Mongolia. She is now an advocate for victims of human trafficking in China and works to promote human rights in North Korea and around the globe.
Park Bo-young is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading roles in the hit films Scandal Makers (2008), A Werewolf Boy (2012) and On Your Wedding Day (2018), and the television series Oh My Ghost (2015), Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017) and Abyss (2019).
Park Tae-sang is a South Korean professional badminton player.
Park Won-soon was a South Korean politician, philanthropist, activist, and lawyer who served as the longest-serving mayor of Seoul from 2011 until his death in July 2020. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected in 2011 and won re-election in 2014 and 2018.
Park Yoo-chun, formerly known as Micky Yoochun and better known by the mononym Yoochun, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actor. He is a former member of the South Korean boy bands JYJ and TVXQ. He has starred in dramas Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010), Miss Ripley (2011), Rooftop Prince (2012), Missing You (2012), Three Days (2014) and The Girl Who Sees Smells (2015).
Park Jeong-min is a South Korean actor. He is best known for starring in the films Bleak Night (2011), Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet (2015), Keys to the Heart (2018), and Deliver Us from Evil (2020). He is also the writer of best-selling book A Useful Person.