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Autumn in My Heart cast---then and now


#1

I’m watching Autumn in My Heart since I’m in the middle of a throwback to the classics. I got to the third episode when I realized that these actors seem familiar, and I was shocked and pleasantly surprised when I found out that I knew them. But now that I think about it, this is a drama from 19 years ago…so here we are, time has passed, and now these actors are famous. I’m taking them back to their roots, so to speak :smiley:

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And now for the big reveal, if no one hasn’t guessed the actors by now…

Moon Geun Young

Song Seung Heon

Song Hye Kyo

Won Bin
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And this cutie, who I haven’t seen in recent dramas…
Choi Woo Hyuk

And this is the actress that plays in the first three episodes (at least, as far as I know) as the real Choi Shin Ae. She died of a brain tumor in 2007. May her soul rest in peace and prosperity

Lee Ae Jeong


#2

Autumn in My Heart started not just the Endless Love series, which also includes Winter Sonata, Summer Scent and Spring Waltz, but also the Korean Wave, a phenomenon that led to the worldwide distribution of Kdramas. And as you’ve mentioned, lots of actors and actresses rose to fame thanks to it.


#3

I’ve noticed a lot of the same actors play in those series. I’m watching Beautiful Days and I noticed that the same lead actress plays in Winter Sonata and Stairway to Heaven. The older, supporting actors and supporting actresses also appear in similar movies together. I wonder if that is due to the director being the same one all the way through?


#4

Yes, all four dramas were directed by Yoon Seok-ho.


#5

Yes!! Beautiful Days is my favorite of all times. Maybe because it really got me going with Kdrama. I’d stay up all night binging. I’d love to watch it again. Enjoy