Did you know this actress once dreamt of becoming Madonna’s backup dancer?
tvN’s weekend drama “Under The Queen’s Umbrella”, led by Kim Hye Soo, is generating much buzz. In the first week of November (11/5-11/11), Kino Lights announced a content ranking that integrates OTT content and dramas currently being screened. In this ranking, “Under The Queen’s Umbrella” took first place.
“Under The Queen’s Umbrella” is a historical drama depicting the turbulent struggles of the royal court during the middle war, where a fierce queen engages in a royal education war for her sons, troublesome princes.
In the drama, the scene of escalating conflict between Kim Hye Soo and her senior co-star Kim Hae Sook broke the highest viewership rating, recording a real-time high of 15.7%.
As “Under The Queen’s Umbrella” is gaining great popularity, interest in the lead actress Kim Hye Soo is also raised.
Kim Hye Soo made her debut as a CF model by chance when she was still attending middle school and taking her first steps in the entertainment industry.
Ever since she was young, Kim Hye Soo has exuded a mature aura with her Western-like features. When she was only 16 years old, Kim Hye Soo made headlines for her role as a singer on the night stage in the movie “Ggambo”.
She also appeared in the drama “Song of Yearning” when she was 17 years old, and surprised the public by showing the aspect of a gifted actress who pulled off different characters without problems from 17 to 32 years old.
Starting with winning Best New Actress at the 1987 Baeksang Arts Awards and the 1988 KBS Drama Awards, Kim Hye Soo became a top actress who achieved splendid achievements by winning Daesang at the MBC Drama Awards and the KBS Drama Awards.
On the other hand, Kim Hye Soo is one of the celebrities who pays attention not only to her acting but also to singing and musicals.
In a radio broadcast by 2AM’s Jo Kwon, who is currently active in musicals, he mentioned Kim Hye Soo. Jo Kwon said, “Hye Soo noona loves watching musical performances. I communicate well with her musically. She once said that it was her dream to become a dancer for Madonna. She once spent an hour talking about Madonna and Lady Gaga,” surprising everyone.
Kim Hye Soo also showed her extraordinary love for music to the extent that she participated in her dramas’ OST, such as the dramas “The Queen of Office” and “Modern Boy”.
The public is paying attention to what kind of steps Kim Hye Soo, who is interested in various fields such as acting, singing, and musicals, will do in the future.