Moon Geun-young


Moon Geun-young (born May 6, 1987, in Gwangju, South Korea) is a South Korean award-winning actress, commercial film (CF) star, and model. Affectionately called “Korean nation’s little sister,” Moon started modeling at the age of 12 and appeared in the documentary film On the Way (1999) the following year. She came into the spotlight through her role as the young Eun-suh in the hugely popular television drama series Autumn Tale (2000). Her major breakthrough as a star was the horror film A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) directed by Kim Ji-woon. Later, she starred in such hit films as My Little Bride in 2004 and Innocent Steps in 2005. Moon Geun Young’s recent dramas are Mary Stayed Out All Night with Jang Keun Suk and Cheongdam-dong Alice with Park Si-hoo.


Year Title Role Notes
1999 On The Way Documentary film
2002 Lovers’ Concerto Lee Ji-yoon On DVD and Blu-ray
2003 A Tale of Two Sisters Bae Su-yeon On DVD and Blu-ray
2004 My Little Bride Seo Bo-eun On DVD and Blu-ray
2005 Innocent Steps Jang Chae-rin On DVD and Blu-ray
2006 Love Me Not Ryu Min On DVD and Blu-ray
Television series
Year Title Role Network
1999 Burnt Rice Teacher and Seven Potatoes Han Mi-soo KBS
2000 Autumn in My Heart young Yoon/Choi Eun-suh KBS2
Medical Center dying young singer (guest appearance, episode 15) SBS
2001 The Lost Empire Min Ja-yeong (young Empress Myeongseong) KBS2
Life is Beautiful young Yoo Hee-jung KBS2
2003 Wife Han Min-ju KBS2
2008 Painter of the Wind Shin Yun-bok SBS
2010 Cinderella’s Sister Go Eun-jo/Song Eun-jo KBS2
Mary Stayed Out All Night Wi Mae-ri KBS2
2012 Cheongdam-dong Alice Han Se-kyeong SBS
Stage Play
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Closer Alice
TV guest appearances
Year Title Network Notes
2012 Running Man SBS episodes 114-115
2011 Hong Eun-hee’s Music Town Radio
2010 Happy Together Season 3 KBS2 episodes 142-143 with Chun Jung-myung, Taecyeon, Seo Woo
2009 SBS Drama Awards SBS Co-host
2006 Yashimanman SBS with Kim Joo-hyuk
2005 e-learning Championship Final iTV guest MC
2005 Yashimanman SBS with Park Geon-hyeong
2005 Yashimanman SBS Interview with Jang Geun-suk
2004 Golden Bell Challenge: KBS Gwangju International High School episode
2004 Park Soo-hong & Yoon Jung-soo’s Love House MBC Jinju Joong-ang High School episode
2003 Fairytale World Dreams KBS MC
2001 Son Chang-min & Kim Won-hee’s 3 Days of Love iTV
2000 Jung Euna’s Good Morning SBS
2000 Free Saturday KBS with Choi Woo-hyuk
2000~2001 Gwangju Broadcasting Station Quiz Champ KBC Woo-san Junior High School episode
2000~2001 Music Camp MBC VJ
1997 TV Brings Love KBS with Lee Min-wo, Park Jae-hong, Park Yong-woo

Commercial Film/Model/Ambassador

  • 2012 Spokesmodel for Vita 500
  • 2010 Spokesmodel for Basic House Korea and China (with actor, Won Bin) (2010-2011)
  • 2009 Ambassador for the Love Tree Project (2009-2010)
  • 2009 Spokesmodel for Bulgaris Yogurt
  • 2008 Spokesmodel for Innisfree (2007-2009)
  • 2007 Ambassador for the Pink Ribbon (Breast Cancer Awareness) (2007-2009)
  • 2005 Spokesmodel for Mr. Pizza (2005-2009)
  • 2005 Ambassador for the National Election Commission
  • 2005 Spokesmodel for Viki (2005-2006)
  • 2005 Spokesmodel for 2% Water
  • 2004 Spokesmodel for VOV Cosmetics (2004-2006)
  • 2004 Spokesmodel for Ivy Club (2004-2005)
  • 2004 Spokesmodel for Empas (2004-2005)
  • 2004 Ambassador for the Young Voter’s Campaign
  • 2004 Ambassador for the Korean e-Learning Initiative
  • 2004 Ambassador for the Gwangju International Film Festival
  • 2003 Ambassador for the Gwangju International Film Festival
  • 2003 Ambassador for the Gwangju Kimchi Festival
  • 2003 Spokesmodel for Petitzel (2003-2005)


Year Awards
  • Model Edubox Kone Award (에듀박스 코네스상)
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