Miss Rookie Baeksang 2022 Interesting things about Kim Hye Joon, the actress who won the Best New Actress award (Drama category) at Baeksang 2022.
Recently, Kim Hye Jun was named at the Baeksang Awards 2022. She received the award for the best new actress (TV series). For many audiences, this is probably still a relatively unfamiliar name. Now, let’s find out interesting things about her.
Who is Kim Hye Jun?
Kim Hye-Jun is a South Korean actress born on May 8, 1995. She graduated from Hanyan University’s Theater and Film Department and started her acting career in 2016.
Like many other actors, Kim Hye Jun started her career with supporting roles. However, after that, her role in film projects became bigger and bigger. Kim Hye Jun is best known for the series The Kimdom and Inspector Koo.
Kim Hye Jun’s first role was in the movie The Medical Teacher
Kim Hye Jun’s first role was in the hit drama, Dr. Romantic. Of course, at that time she only took on a small role. But thanks to her relatively good appearance and acting, the actress scored points in the eyes of the audience as well as the filmmaking world.
Career turning point thanks to the villain role in Kingdom of the Dead
Kim Hye Jun is a talented actress, but it was only after 4 years that her career had the first big turning point. Specifically, that’s when she had the opportunity to transform into a sinister young queen with a passion for power in part 2 of the web drama Kingdom of the Dead.
This is one of the most important roles of the work, but Kim Hye Jun overcame the pressure to successfully portray the empress that making the audience extremely hateful.
For those who do not know, The Kindom is a popular Korean historical project. The context of the film is about a fantasy era in which the Joseon dynasty was invaded by a zombie epidemic. But not merely a zombie-themed work, The Zombie Dynasty combines it smoothly to recreate the terrible power war between the factions. the drama is Netflix’s hit TV Series
Following the success of Kindom, Kim Hye Jun received another villain role – Inspector Koo’s Song Yi Kyung. This is also the role that helped her be named at this year’s Baeksang Awards.
The character Song Yi Kyung is a cold-blooded killer hiding under the guise of a perfect schoolgirl. With her sweet visual and good acting ability, Kim Hye Jun makes the audience feel that this is a role that is “tailored” for her.
External beauty “is not sweet enough”
Kim Hye Jun’s two most memorable roles so far are all evil roles. But an interesting thing is that her beauty when not incarnated into the characters is very pretty and has no “villain” features.
In addition to the best new actress award at Baeksang 2022, what achievements have you achieved?
In addition to the best newcomer award (Drama category) at Baeksang 2022, Kim Hye Jun also received the same award at the 2019 Blue Dragon Awards (Other Child) and the 2020 MBC Drama Awards.)
Remember at Baeksang last year, the owner of the best actress title belonged to “first evil woman” Kim So Yeon. Although she has not won the same prestigious award as her senior, it is clear that Kim Hye Jun has made great strides in the past 2 years. If she continues to take on other evil roles to perfect herself, she can completely become the “second evil woman” on the Korean screen.