Yoo In-na is undoubtedly one of the prettiest actresses of today. But this girl is more than a pretty face because she’s also a singer and radio DJ. Yoo In-na might be going back and forth between main roles and supporting ones but she definitely knows how to make each and every character a memorable one. So for tonight’s IN SPOTLIGHT, let’s welcome Miss beauty and talent, YOO IN-NA!!!
Yoo In-na made her acting debut via 2009 sitcom, High Kick through the Roof where she played a woman who leaves her home to live with her boyfriend played by Lee Kwang-soo.
She then starred in her first movie, The Fair Love in the same year.
Yoo In-na’s first claim-to-fame was via the SBS drama, Secret Garden where she played Ha Ji-won’s perky best friend, Ah-young. This role earned her a New Best Actress Award.
She quickly returned to the movies via female-centric film, My Black Mini Dress. She played Min-hee, a rich girl who has to improve her English skills so she could study abroad.
In 2011, she took on her first antagonist role via MBC rom-com, The Greatest Love. She played the role of Kang Se-ri, a former girl group member who has become a top star.
In the same year, she played another best friend role in BIRDIE BUDDY. Actually, the drama was slated to air in 2010 but had faced a lot of scheduling setbacks.
In 2012, Yoo In-na made a cameo appearance in the movie, Love Fiction reuniting her with former co-star, Gong Hyo-jin.
Yoo In-na landed her first leading role in 2012 fantasy romance, Queen In-hyun’s Man. She played the role of Choi Hee-jin, an obscure actress who fell in love with a time-travelling Joseon scholar.
It’s the drama where Yoo In-na and her leading man, Ji Hyun-woo developed feelings for each other and became real-life couple.
In 2013, Yoo In-na tried her first family drama through KBS’s You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin, She played Lee Yoo-shin, a marketing executive who is quite capable, outspoken, and sharp, yet somewhat incapable and lazy at doing housework.
It also starred her bestfriend, IU.
In the same year, Yoo In-na made a cameo appearance in sitcom Potato Star 2013QR3.
In 2013 again, Yoo In-na took on another villain role in one of the highest rated drama, My Love from the Star. She played Yoo Se-mi, the best friend of the heroine (Jun Ji-hyun) who’s jealous and envious of her friend deep inside her.
Yoo In-na accepted another lead role in TvN romance thriller, My Secret Hotel where she played a wedding planner in charge of of arranging her ex-boyfriend’s wedding amidst an ongoing murder investigation.
In 2015, she took on a supporting role in a web-drama headlined by BIGBANG member, Top and Japanese actress, Juri Ueno.
In 2016, Yoo In-na shed her usually gorgeous looks to play the role of Go Dong-mi in the 2016 drama about second chances, One More Happy Ending. Go Dong-mi is an elementary school teacher who has never experienced to have a boyfriend all her life.
But Yoo In-na transformed into one of her most beautiful role via the megahit drama, Goblin. She played Sunny, a chicken restaurant owner who fell in love with a Grim Reaper.
Their love story is one of the saddest ones I’ve seen in dramaland history.
Touch Your Heart (tvN/2019) – Oh Yoon-Seo / Oh Jin-Sim
The Spies Who Loved Me (MBC/2020) – Kang Ah-reum
New Year Blues (2021) – Hyo-yeong
*This list was originally posted on our Facebook page in 2017. Minor revisions were made to update the actress’ filmography.