The Baeksang Arts Awards is one of the most prestigious awards ceremonies in the South Korean showbiz industry. It has been dubbed as the Oscards of South Korea, so winningor even getting nominated for it is a huge deal already for your favorite Hallyu stars.
Each year, we see new batches of outstanding performances from top actors and rising stars alike. But in the last 10 years, several actors and actresses have stood out for repeatedly reaping nominations for various projects. A lucky few also have more than one Best Actor or Best Actress title to their names. Below, we list down the K-drama actors and actresses with the most wins and nominations starting in 2010.
K-actors and actresses with the most Baeksang wins + nominations in the last 10 years:
Most Wins for Best Actor (Television)
Lee Byung Hun - 2010 (Iris) and 2019 (Mr. Sunshine)
Most Wins for Best Actress (Television)
Kim Nam Joo - 2010 (Queen of Housewives) and 2018 (Misty)
Kim Hee Ae - 2013 (How Long I've Kissed) and 2020 (The World of the Married)
Most Nominations for Best Actor (Television)
Hyun Bin - 2011 (Secret Garden), 2019 (Memories of the Alhambra), and 2020 (Crash Landing on You)
Kim Soo Hyun - 2012 (Moon Embracing the Sun)*, 2014 (My Love From the Star), and 2021 (It's Okay to Not Be Okay)
Lee Byung Hun - 2010 (Iris)* and 2019 (Mr. Sunshine)*
Jang Hyuk - 2010 (The Slave Hunters) and 2018 (Money Flower)
Shin Ha Kyun - 2012 (Brain) and 2021 (Beyond Evil)*
Cho Jae Hyun - 2014 (Jeong Do Jeon)* and 2015 (Punch)
Yoo Ah In - 2014 (Secret Love Affair) and 2016 (Six Flying Dragons)*
Song Joong Ki - 2016 (Descendants of the Sun) and 2021 (Vincenzo)
Park Seo Joon - 2018 (Fight for My Way) and 2020 (Itaewon Class)
*won Best Actor
Most Nominations for Best Actress (Television)
Kim Nam Joo - 2010 (Queen of Housewives)*, 2013 (My Husband Got a Family), and 2018 (Misty)*
Lee Bo Young - 2013 (My Daughter So Young), 2014 (I Can Hear Your Voice)*, and 2018 (Mother)
Kim So Yeon - 2010 (Iris) and 2021 (The Penthouse)*
Kim Hyun Joo - 2012 (Twinkle Twinkle) and 2016 (I Have a Lover)
Kim Hee Ae - 2013 (How Long I've Kissed)* and 2020 (The World of the Married)*
Song Hye Kyo - 2013 (That Winter, the Wind Blows) and 2016 (Descendants of the Sun)
Park Shin Hye - 2015 (Pinocchio) and 2017 (The Doctors)
Shin Hye Sun - 2018 (My Golden Life) and 2021 (Mr. Queen)
Lee Ji Eun (IU) - 2019 (My Mister) and 2020 (Hotel del Luna)
*won Best Actress
*This story originally appeared on Candymag.com. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.
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