[NEWS] Experts Reveal the ‘Top Ten’ Idol Actors!


Chosun News gathered a group of experts to survey and analyze K-Pop idols who are also actors. This group complied a list of traits idols need to posses like “Analytical character, speech, and processing fundamentals” to make a good actor.

Based on the result, JYJ's Park Yoochun got the 1st place who is currently cast on Rooftop Prince and followed by SNSD's Im Yoona, the lead actress on Love Rain. U-ie comes in at number three who starred on ‘Ojakgyo Brothers. 2PM's Taecyeon at number 4 who debuted as an actor in the Korean drama Cinderella's Sister and went on to become a main character in the KBS drama Dream High. Miss A's maknae, Suzy got the 5th spot for being cast on Dream High along with Taecyeon. The one who is in the 6th place is none other than ZE:A's Im Siwan who starred on The Moon That Embraces the Sun and followed by T-ara's maknae, Jiyeon for acting on Dream High 2. JYJ's Kim Jaejoong in 8th spot for Protect The Boss. 9th place goes to TVXQ's Changmin of Paradise Ranch. Lastly, SNSD's Kwon Yuri got the 10th spot who is currently cast on Fashion King.

Training to become a singer includes classes on ”pronunciation, vocal training, and step by step use of proper language“. Idols are able to use this training to become singers and help launch a successful acting career. They also receive a leg up in terms of popularity due to the amount of fans they already have from singing. Because of this built in fan base a professor from Sungkyunkwan University’s School of Communication commented that there is a “fierce competition in the ratings…” in regards to producers having a an Idol star in their drama.


Credit: Chosun - Blurb: AfterSchoolDaze
Edited by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net