This actress, who is currently starring in “Alchemy of Souls”, is actually a well-recognized face in Korea who exploded with fame after “Dae Jang Geum”.
“Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow”, which is the 2nd season of fantasy drama “Alchemy of Souls”, is gaining huge attention. The movie is set in fictional nation Daeho, where dead people can return to life and switch bodies using a forbidden magic spell known as “alchemy of souls”.
Alongside Go Yoon Jung and Lee Jae Wook, who plays the main couple in the 2nd season, audiences are also paying attention to the supporting cast, and seasoned actress Park Eun Hye is no exception. Born in 1977, Park Eun Hye was actually a huge name on the Korean screen back in the early 2000s, and managed to maintain her fame, before drawing recognition again with “Alchemy of Souls”.
In “Alchemy of Souls” and its sequel, Park Eun He transforms into Jin Ho Gyeon, the leader of Jinyowon. It’s no exaggeration to say that she’s the most powerful woman in Daeho with outstanding magical abilities and fearsome attitude.
Born in 1978, Park Eun Hye has been acting for 28 years. Despite having made an early debut, Park Eun Hye only rose to fame in 2003, after starring in the megahit historical drama “Dae Jang Geum”. At the time, her traditional visuals was even compared to Lee Young Ae, and her acting skill was highly praised even by the most critical viewer.
Ever since “Dae Jang Geum”, Park Eun Hye has begun to nail more leading roles. In 2005, she starred in the TV series “18 vs 29”, which helped her name become known all across Asia. In 2007, she secured a megahit with the historical series “Yi San”, and before that, even breached into the Chinese acting industry with the drama “Silence”.
Park Eun Hye then stunned the audience in 2008, where she decided to star in Hong Sang Soo’s movie “Night and Day” without receiving any payment. Here, the actress flaunted a jaw-dropping acting performance, and gained huge critical acclaim.
There was also a time period when Park Eun Hye enjoyed massive popularity in China, to the point of earning commercial deals there. In particular, she modeled for Chinese brands Hana Cosmetics and Tangerine Chocolates (which is named after her character in “Dae Jang Geum”). In 2009, the actress earned over 25 million USD from this market, though her popularity in Korea took quite a blow as she focused on activities in China.