The visual 19 years ago of the actress who made even Yoo Jae Seok’s heart flutter

Actress Kim Hyang Gi, who is well known as a commercial fairy at the age of 4 and even made MC Yoo Jae Seok fall in love with her, revealed her cute past.

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SBS “Truth Game”
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SBS “Truth Game”

Actress Kim Hyang Gi‘s cute past, whose cheeks every want to bite, is drawing people’s attention. In 2003, Kim Hyang Gi appeared as a CF fairy on the SBS entertainment program “Truth Game.” The 4-year-old Kim Hyang Gi was so cute she captured the hearts of all viewers.

At the time, she introduced herself, “My name is Kim Hyang Gi. I’m four years old,” showing off her innocent eyes.

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SBS “Truth Game”

Yoo Jae Seok, who was the host of “Truth Game” then, asked back, “Is it over?” to Kim Hyang Gi’s overly simple self-introduction, causing the audience to laugh. Yoo Jae Seok also asked Kim Hyang Gi to make various facial expressions.

Kim Hyang Gi then performed various face expression, like covering her face with her hands, taking it off, or making angry expressions. Netizens who saw Kim Hyang Gi’s appearance as a baby showed positive reactions, such as, “I’m angry because she is so cute,” “Please give us back the combination of Yoo Jae Seok and Kim Hyang Gi,” and “I want to see Kim Hyang Gi imitate this expression again.”

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Movie “Heart Is…”
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MBC “The Queen’s Classroom”

Nearly 20 years later, Kim Hyang Gi, whose all-time cuteness is still talked about, entered the entertainment industry through a bakery CF advertisement in 2003 with her doll-like appearance and colorful facial expressions. She then began her acting career in earnest with the movie “Heart Is…”

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After her debut, Kim Hyang Gi gained recognition for her impressive acting skills as a child actress in movies such as “Private Eye”, “Wedding Dress”, dramas “Cruel Love”, “Every Night”. She especially stood out in MBC’s 2013 drama “The Queen’s Classroom” in which she co-starred with Go Hyun Jung. Kim Hyang Gi received positive reviews for her realistic portrayal of a teenager with delicate emotions.

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Kim Hyang Gi later succeeded in transforming into an adult actress with the film series “Along with the Gods”. Taking on the role of Lee Deok Choon, she drew keen attention by playing the youngest grim reaper with a cute appearance but a strong power.

Thanks to “Along with the Gods”, Kim Hyang Gi became an actress in her 20s with two films that recorded 10 million admissions, proving her potential as the main character. Since then, she has acted in dramas such as “At Eighteen,” movies “Innocent Witness,” “Hansan: Rising Dragon,” challenging various genres.

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Currently, Kim Hyang Gi has been selected for a lead role alongside Choi Daniel in the drama “Fly Up, Butterfly” (working title) scheduled to air in the first half of 2023. She has also confirmed her appearance in Season 2 of “Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist”, a follow-up to Season 1 aired in September this year.

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Season 1 of “Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist” created much buzz for its unique setting of the Joseon Dynasty. Kim Hyang Gi’s pleasant chemistry with Kim Min Jae also drew praise. 

With viewers’ expectations that Kim Hyang Gi’s romance with Kim Min Jae will deepen in season 2, “Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist 2” will premiere at 10:30 pm KST on January 11, 2023. Attention is focusing on whether Kim Hyang Gi will be able to rise to the position of the next-generation “rom-com queen” with her next work.

Source: Daum

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