Movie and television actress with several roles to her name. She gained popularity after appearing in Autumn in My Heart in 2000. A role which earned her Best Supporting Actress in the KBS Drama Awards. She went on to star in many other films and television shows.
She attended Kyung Hee University. In 1974 she attended MBC’s 7th Actor Training Session.
She released a memoir in 2005 called Mother of Hallyu Stars: Kim Hae Sook’s Story.
She was born and raised in South Korea.
She plays the mother of Song Hye-kyo's character in Autumn in My Heart.