Achieved success in both film and television, perhaps most notably for her roles in films Untold Scandal and Feathers in the Wind and on television in Temptation of an Angel and Dong Yi.
It was only about a year into her acting career that she had her noteworthy role in Untold Scandal, but before that she had a part in Unborn But Forgotten.
Her first lead role in a television series came in 2008 for Why Did You Come to Our House?
She is a Korea National University of Arts dropout.
Acclaimed director Park Chan-wook was also born in South Korea.