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Korean actors and actresses who co-starred for more than once in K-dramas

With the astounding numbers of people working in the Korean acting industry, it is no small coincidence for previous co-stars to reunite. And yet, there couples meet not once, but multiple times. 

Ji Sung – Hwang Jung Eum (2 times)

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Ji Sung and Hwang Jung Eum exuded excellent chemistry while together

Ji Sung and Hwang Jung Eum exuded excellent chemistry while together, and thus, both of their collaborations have been great successes. They also managed to show completely different relationships in these two works, with “Secret Love” being an intense, dark, and heavy drama, and “Kill Me Heal Me” having more romantic-comedy elements. 

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Their shared works, “Secret Love” and “Kill Me Heal Me”, are both huge successes

Together, it seems as though Ji Sung and Hwang Jung Eum bring the best out of each other, making their dramas a great draw for viewers. The two were even voted as the combination people most want to reunite – a true testament of their capabilities. 

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Lee Dong Wook – Yoo In Na (2 times)

Lee Dong Wook and Yoo In Na worked together in “Goblin” and “Touch Your Heart” 

K-drama fans must have heard of Lee Dong Wook and Yoo In Na’s iconic appearance in “Golbin”, which was so viral, it stemmed their reunion project “Touch Your Heart”. This couple seems to just click with each other in every aspect, from looks, age, to professionalism on the screen. Their chemistry is so intense, everyone wants to see the couple together, whether it’s in real life or another project. 

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Lee Dong Wook and Yoo In Na are each other’s best acting partners, said many fans

In fact, many fans have commented that Lee Dong Wook and Yoo In Na are each other’s best acting partners, and they completely steal the show, in or outside of the spotlight. 

Sung Hoon – Im Soo Hyang (3 times) 

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Sung Hoon and Im Soo Hyang have actually worked with each other for 3 times already

While this couple may sound familiar to many audiences, they have actually worked with each other for 3 times already. The first time was in the 2011 K-drama “New Tales of Gisaeng”, the 2nd time in the 2016 comedy “Five Enough”, and most recently in the ongoing adaptation “Woori The Virgin”. 

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sung hoon - im soo hyang
The director of “Woori The Virgin” was shocked at how smooth the kiss scene between the two went. 

Perhaps it was familiarity that helped this couple work so well together in their latest work. And according to the director of “Woori The Virgin”, they were not shy at all when filming the kissing scene. It must be because they have filmed multiple kisses together already, the director then belatedly realized. 

Ji Jin Hee – Kim Hyun Joo (3 times)

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Ji Jin Hee and Kim Hyun Joo were once famous for their drama “I Have A Lover” in 2015. In this drama, the two acted together very well.  But that was the 2nd time they paired up, not the first time.  Before that, in 2004, Ji Jin Hee and Kim Hyun Joo worked together in Ms. Kim’s Million Dollar Quest.

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The couple then collaborated in “Undercover”.  In the 3 times of pairing, Ji Jin hee and Kim Hyun Joo played the role of husband and wife twice, experiencing many ups and downs and many great obstacles.  Their chemistry is truly amazing. 

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Jang Hyuk – Jang Na Ra (4 times)

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In Jang Nara‘s first drama, Smart Girl, she was paired with Jang Hyuk.  This drama has recorded a rating of up to 42.6%, helping Jang Nara quickly become famous, also helping the 2Jang couple become the top on-screen couple.  Then Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara continued to work together in Fated To Love You as a married couple, and then in Old Farewell.  All of their collaborations received a warm welcome from the audience.

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jang hyuk - jang na ra

And recently, the two confirmed to work together for the 4th time in a new drama called Family.  As soon as this news was released, netizens expressed their joy and excitement, saying that Jang Hyuk – Jang Nara is the best Korean on-screen couple

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