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From Stage to Screen: Second-generation Male Idols Who Conquered Acting

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The journey from idol to actor is a well-trodden path for many K-pop idols. Several of these talented individuals have seamlessly transitioned into the acting sphere, enchanting viewers with their compelling performances and on-screen presence.

Let's explore some of the standout second-generation male K-pop idols who have made their mark in the acting world.


2PM

All six 2PM members have ventured into the acting world, showcasing their versatile talents on both the small and big screens.

Dramas/Movies:

Jun-ho: King the Land, The Red Sleeve
Taec-yeon: Heartbeat, Vincenzo
Chan-sung: Bo Ra! Deborah, A Dynamite Family

Nichkhun: Finding the Rainbow, Cracked

Woo-young: Dream High, Boss Season 2

Jun. K: Boss season 2, The Miracle

T.O.P

T.O.P has made a significant mark in the world of acting alongside his thriving music career as a member of BIGBANG. T.O.P ventured into acting with a role in "I Am Sam."

Dramas/Movies: COMMITMENT, Tazza 2, IRIS, 71: Into the Fire



Super Junior

Super Junior boasts a talented lineup of members who have made their mark both in music and acting, demonstrating their versatility.

Dramas/Movies:

Heechul: Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit, Recipe for Youth

Siwon: Love is for Suckers, She was Pretty

Donghae: Oh! Youngsim, Panda and Hedgehog



Yoon Doo-Joon

Best known as the leader of Highlight (formerly known as BEAST), Doojoon transitioned seamlessly into acting.

Dramas/Movies: Splash Splash Love, Radio Romance



ZE:A

Members of ZE:A, Dongjun, Hyungsik, and Siwan are renowned for their successful acting careers.

Dramas/Movies:

Hyungsik: Our Blooming Youth, Happiness

Siwan: Summer Strike, Emergency Declaration

Dongjun: More Than Friends, A Way Station



Seo In-Guk

Soloist Seo In-Guk is acclaimed for his acting skills. His breakthrough role in "Reply 1997" showcased his ability to portray complex characters.

Dramas/Movies: Doom at Your Service, Squad 38, Pipeline



TVXQ

All five original members of TVXQ—Yunho, Changmin, Jaejoong, Yoochun, and Junsu—are well-known as actors.

Dramas/Movies:

Yunho: Race, Meloholic

Changmin: Mimi, Paradise Farm

Jaejoong: Manhole, Spy, Triangle

Yoochun: Missing You, Rooftop Prince
Junsu: Introverted Boss, Scent of a Woman

B1A4

Gongchan, Baro, and Jinyoung, who began their careers as B1A4 members, have embarked on promising acting careers.

Drams/Movies:

Gongchan: Unintentional Love Story, Mr. Boss

Baro: The Villain of Romance, Manhole, Reply 1994

Jinyoung: Police University, Love in the Moonlight



Lee Joon

Starting as a member of MBLAQ, Lee Joon's acting career is a testament to his talent and versatility.

Dramas/Movies: Bloody Heart, The Silent Sea, Luck-Key



INFINITE

Myung-soo, Hoya, and Sung-yeol, who initially gained fame as members of INFINITE, have shown that their talents extend beyond the stage through their acting endeavors.

Dramas/Movies:

Myung-soo: Numbers, Angle’s Last Mission: Love

Hoya: Radiant Office, Reply 1997

Sung-yeol: Love Returns, Numbers



SHINee

All four members of SHINee boast careers in acting alongside their successful music careers, demonstrating their versatility.

Dramas/Movies:

Key: The Guardians, Drinking Solo

Onew: Descendants of the Sun, Athena: Goddess of War

Taemin: Final Life, Dating Agency: Cyrano

Minho: The Fabulous, Somehow 18



These idols have proven that they are not confined to just one area of entertainment and have become beloved figures in South Korea.

  1. B1A4
  2. T.O.P
  3. Doojoon
  4. INFINITE
  5. Lee Joon
  6. Seo In Guk
  7. SHINee
  8. Super Junior
  9. TVXQ
  10. ZE:A
  11. 2PM
  12. SECOND GENERATION IDOL ACTORS
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How dare they not mention CNBLUE😡😤😤😤

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Can’t wait to see more of TOP 😁

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