Lim Ji Yeon

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Lim Ji Yeon - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

A popular actress, Im Ji Yeon or known as Lim Ji Yeon, got her fame by starring in the 2014 erotic thriller movie, Obsessed.

Her character in that movie led her to her success in the acting industry, proven by a lot of awards as Best New Actress that she got from the 2014 Buil Film Awards, Grand Bell Awards, and Korean Association of Film Critics Awards.

One year later, she came to the drama series by acting in High Society. Again, this drama made her name becomes wildly recognized.

In the same year, she also acted in a Korean periodical movie called The Treacherous.

Ji Yeon then continued his acting career by appearing in more movies and dramas, such as The Doctors (2016), Tazza (2019), and Welcome Two Life before taking her time to hiatus.

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  • Real Name: Im Ji Yeon (임지연)
  • Stage Name: Lim Ji Yeon (임지연)
  • Nickname: –
  • Birthday: June 23, 1990
  • Birthplace: Geumho-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
  • Weight:  48 kg (105 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: Korea National University of Arts (Acting)
  • Hobbies: Watching musical and stage plays, writing poems and songs, playing the guitar
  • Parents: –
  • Sibling: Lim Yoo Jin (sister)
  • Boyfriend: Lee Wook (2018)
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  • Instagram: @limjjy2
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  • She works under Artist Company.
  • Initially, she acted on the stage and in a short movie.
  • She is a good friend of EXO’s Suho.
  • Ji Yeon was a classmate for Suho back in college.
  • Ji Yeon got an award as Best New Actress for the 2014 Daejong Film Awards by her acting in Obsessed.
  • Welcome Two Life became her last project before she took a hiatus.
  • She said that her character in High Society (2015) is similar to her own character.
  • Formerly, she worked under Sim Entertainment when she debuted.
  • She once dated a Wu-Foundation chairman, Lee Wook, but split in 2018.
  • Ji Yeon once became a host for the 2015 SBS Drama Awards and the 2018 Asia Artist Awards.
  • Her ideal type is someone who is masculine, but playful.

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Lim Ji Yeon’s bold personality in her acting is so magnificent. Her strong character, voice, and gesture are perfectly incredible.


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