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OMG! These Korean Actors And Actresses Really Look Alike

They could really pass as siblings!

At one point in your K-drama binge-watching journey, you may have come across these Korean actors and actresses who look alike and found yourself Googling them just to be sure whether they are who you think they are. Sometimes people get confused, too, with their similar-sounding names (e.g. Son Ye-jin - Seo Ye-ji and Kim Soo-hyun - Kim So-hyun).


When some people watch K-dramas, it's common for them to recall or be reminded of the series they previously saw the stars in; for sure, you can relate with statements like "Oh, wasn't she the one in *insert movie or K-drama title* as well?" Perhaps newer K-drama fans have also asked themselves: "Where have I seen him or her before?" Then upon Googling, there may have been instances when the actor/actress you think you watched before didn't actually turn out to be the star in the series you're currently watching. Did you see Mr. Sunshine and Hi Bye, Mama! and think they featured the same actress? You're not alone in thinking that!


Even some of these Korean actors and actresses who look alike acknowledge the resemblances of their physical features. In an interview, Krystal commented on how Yoona looks like her sister— "I've heard so much talk about how I look more like Yoona unnie than Jessica unnie;" Krystal's sister Jessica is also an actress and a former member of K-Pop girl group Girls' Generation.


Lee Hyun-woo met his look-alike Park Bo-gum by chance and said of their encounter, "I met him in the lecture room as we were waiting for our university matriculation to start. I'd heard that we looked alike, so as soon as I saw him he seemed very familiar."


Kim Min-jae had also been so used to being told he looks like Yeo Jin-goo. Although he doesn't mind the comparison, he hopes that someday he'll be known simply as Kim Min-jae. He told HeraldPOP, "I've heard that [I look like Yeo Jin Goo] so often now that I don't really feel anything. I just think, 'Oh, I see.' I went to the same school as Jin Goo. We're very different people, but people around us always say we look alike. So I'm like, 'I see,' but I don't actually think about it that much. This was true back when I debuted and it's true now–I've lived a different life from Yeo Jin Goo and I'm sure I have different values and directions in life. I think that if I just live my life, one day I'll become 'just Kim Min Jae.'" 


What Kim Min-jae said must be emphasized, though. They may resemble each other and have been compared countless times looks-wise, but they are different people who have different career goals and paths and definitely have achievements of their own. 


Check out the gallery below to see these Korean actors and actresses who look alike:


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Do you see the resemblances? Who are the other Korean celebrities that you think have the same physical features?


Lead photos from @kimtaeri_1@gobogyeolKBS2, MBC, and background photo from Jonathan Borba on Pexels