Kim DongHee is a rising rookie actor who has a soft image. He gained fame in the drama “SKY Castle” (2018-2019) and web-drama “A-Teen” (season 1 and 2- 2018 and 2019).
He is part of the supporting roles of the popular drama “Itaewon Class” based on webtoon who tells the story of Park SaeRoy (Park SeoJoon) who opens a food-related business in Itaewon after numerous hardships. For more about the drama and original webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.
The drama just started on Jan. 31 and is popular. If you haven’t decided to watch or not, you can check the 5 Reasons To Start Watching “Itaewon Class”.
Kim DongHee has a major supporting role. It has not been long since he appeared in the drama (as an adult) but his character -Jang KeunSoo- garners excitement surrounding his complicated relationships with his family and one-sided love for the lead female character acted by Kim DaMi.
His character is kind and cute. In the first episodes, he already portrayed various emotions and especially love. He had various scenes with Kim DaMi with who he has great chemistry.
Especially this scene of episode 3 made an impression on us. Be aware of spoilers of episode 3.
Kim DongHee was clubbing with a friend and Kim DaMi. When his friend was on his way to seduce her, he stopped him and said: “Wait. There’s nothing going on between us. We are not dating. We are really just friends. But I like her.” His sudden confession made his character look even cuter.
Kim DongHee was born in 1999, he debuted in the season 1 of the web drama “A-Teen” in 2018. He entered JYP Entertainment as an actor trainee and signed with the agency later in the year. He is currently under JYP Entertainment and npio entertainment like actress Shin YeEun.
In 2020, he will also appear in the teenage crime Netflix Original drama “Extracurricular” as the lead actor along Jung DaBin.
For more about him, you can follow him on his Instagram here @kim_d.he.
Do you also find his “Itaewon Class” character cute?