Actress Lee Jung Eun is now best known for her role of Moon Kwang — the housekeeper for the Park family — in director Bong Joon Ho‘s Oscar-winning movie Parasite. But since way before she was Moon Kwang, Lee Jung Eun has been stealing the viewers’ hearts with her outstanding acting skills in the hottest K-Dramas too! Here are 4 times she was a total scene stealer in some other most beloved works.
1. Oh My Ghost (2015)
In Oh My Ghost, Lee Jung Eun plays the role of the shaman Seobingo. This shaman, too soft-hearted to send the virgin ghost Soonae (played by actress Kim Seul Gi) to the spirit world, ends up helping the ghost get her revenge. Lee Jung Eun’s portrayal of the quirky-but-caring Seobingo had viewers rooting for both the shaman and the ghost!
2. Mr. Sunshine (2018)
In Mr. Sunshine, Lee Jung Eun plays the role of Mrs. Haman who looks after the Lady of the House played by actress Kim Tae Ri. As the Lady’s most trusted maid and loyal sidekick, Mrs. Haman protects her Lady until her last dying breath — and this class-defying friendship had viewers ugly crying when it came to an end.
3. Hell Is Other People (2019)
In Hell Is Other People, Lee Jung Eun plays the role of Mrs. Um who owns the dormitory, rented out to a number of creepy people — including the dentist Seo Moon Jo played by actor Lee Dong Wook. Lee Jung Eun’s eerie portrayal of the shady Mrs. Um had the viewers on the edge of their seats throughout this chilling series.
4. When The Camellia Blooms (2019)
In When The Camellia Blooms, Lee Jung Eun plays the role of Jo Jung Sook, the merciless mother who abandoned the young Dong Baek (played by actress Gong Hyo Jin) at an orphanage. The story of how she and Dong Baek make up and become family again had a lot of viewers hooked episode after episode.