In case you haven't heard, a vengeful Song Hye Kyo is wreaking havoc on Netflix's The Glory. A K-drama that chronicles a scorned woman's elaborate plan to seek revenge on her high school bullies, the show has quickly claimed the #1 spot on the streaming site's top TV shows list.
Who would dare cause any inconvenience to Hye Kyo's cynical Moon Dong Eun? That's a job for Lim Ji Yeon, who plays Park Yeon Jin in the series. Having honed her skills as an actress through theater, Ji Yeon definitely stands up to one of Hallyu land's most prominent names, making the show quite the glorious watch. While we wait for Part 2 of The Glory (which is coming this March, BTW), check out the rest of Ji Yeon's filmography below:
8 K-dramas starring Lim Ji Yeon
1. The Glory (2023)
Years after enduring torment and violence from her her former bullies, Moon Dong Eun (Song Hye Kyo) seeks retribution and returns to her university as a homeroom teacher. The main perpetrator of her suffering, Park Yeon Jin (Ji Yeon), is now a successful weather forecaster beloved by the nation. Just as Dong Eun planned, Yeon Jin's child ends up as one of her students.
2. Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area (2022)
As the hostage situation at the Korean Mint reaches a boiling point, the Professor (Yoo Ji Tae) tasks one of his henchmen to plant a seed of doubt in one of the task force's leaders. A new mercenary named Seoul (Ji Yeon) joins the boiler suit-clad crew, who are initially unsure if she is to be trusted.
3. Rose Mansion (2022)
Ji Na (Ji Yeon) is prompted to return to her family's old home called the "Rose Mansion" after her older sister mysteriously disappears. Detective Park Min Soo (Yoon Kyun Sang) becomes the only individual willing to help her traverse the ominous case.
4. Mojito (2021)
A third-generation chaebol with wads of cash to spend at his disposal, Choi Ji Woo (Sung Joon) opens up a bar on a whim. Meanwhile, Seo Joong Hee (Ji Yeon) is a hardworking young lady who dreams of becoming an expert in French cuisine. Their lives get mixed together when a sip of a cocktail has some mystical effects to it.
5. Welcome To Life (2019)
Atty. Lee Jae Sang (Jung Ji Hoon) pulls no punches when he tackles his cases, and, sometimes, shows no compassion. His world literally gets turned upside-down when he gets transported to an alternate universe. Of all people, his impulsive ex-girlfriend detective Ra Si On (Ji Yeon) joins him in navigating the uncharted territory.
6. Blow Breeze (2016)
After forcibly defecting to South Korea from North Korea, Kim Mi Poong (Ji Yeon) finally sees a chance to pursue her dreams of being a dancer. When she gets tied up in a family inheritance issue, she gets linked to Lee Jang Go (Son Ho Jun), a lawyer with a sweet and honest demeanor.
7. The Royal Gambler (2016)
Dae Gil (Jang Geun Suk) and Dam Seo (Ji Yeon) both have some unsettled business with the king of Joseon. The former used to be a crown prince but was stripped of his royal status by his very own father. He's made to live as a commoner, who hones his gambling skills and becomes the best player in the kingdom. He joins forces with Dam Seo to bring down their ruler.
8. High Society (2015)
Jang Yoon Ha (Uee) will do anything to escape the marriage her affluent family arranged for her. She switches roles with Lee Ji Yi (Ji Yeon), who actually dreams of marrying into a rich clan. While at first unsure, Ji Yi learns to fall in love with Yoon Ha's supposed husband-to-be Yoo Chang Soo (Park Hyung Sik). Meanwhile, Yoon Ha dabbles into an unexpected romance of her own.
This article originally appeared on Preview.ph. Minor edits have been made by Cosmo.ph editors