Noona Killer, 5 Actresses Who Became Lee Do Hyun’s Lover in Korean Drama


South Korean actor Lee Do Hyun is increasingly known to the public after his acting stole the attention through hit dramas, such as Hotel del Luna to 18 Again. Although his acting career has only been running for less than five years, Lee Do Hyun is considered successful in building good chemistry when acting with young to senior actresses.

Lee Do Hyun is also often, you know, the main opponent of the noonas. It’s not wrong if he gets the nickname noona killer. Here are the actresses who have played opposite Lee Do Hyun in the drama.



1. IU of Hotel del Luna
Lee Do Hyun’s name skyrocketed when he became a supporting actor for Hotel del Luna and became IU’s co-star in this drama. Hotel del Luna is a spirit inn managed by Jang Man Wol (IU).

Before doing the hotel business, Jang Man Wol had been friends and fell in love with Go Cheong Myeong (Lee Do Hyun). On the other hand, Go Cheong Myeong also fell in love with Jang Man Wol.

Although the romance scene between Jang Man Wol and Go Cheong Myeong is minimal, their story is actually engraved in the hearts of the audience. Go Cheong Myeong, who was reincarnated as a firefly, was willing to stay by Jang Man Wol’s side for 1,300 years.


2. Han So Eun at 18 Again
Han So Eun is the young Jung Da Jung in the drama 18 Again. Jung Da Jung is a good and beautiful student who is able to make young Hong Dae Young (Lee Do Hyun) fall in love. Their courtship style was too romantic so that Jung Da Jung got pregnant first.

Lee Do Hyun and Han So Eun can build a sweet romantic chemistry . The audience was also mesmerized by the two equally beautiful visuals. Makes me melt , okay!

3. Kim Ha Neul at 18 Again
The adult Jung Da Eun character is played by Kim Ha Neul.

Mature Hong Dae Young (Yoon Sang Hyun), mysteriously returns to his 18-year-old physical appearance. At this moment, the young Hong Dae Young, played by Lee Do Hyun, meets the adult Jung Dae Eun, played by Kim Ha Neul.

The age difference between Lee Do Hyun and Kim Ha Neul, who are 17 years apart, did not dampen the romantic chemistry between them. In several scenes, Lee Do Hyun seemed to be imbuing his role as Hong Dae Young with a mature spirit and giving sincere attention to Han So Eun. The kiss scene between Lee Do Hyun and Kim Ha Neul also seemed to run smoothly in the drama.


Go Min Si has worked with Lee Do Hyun twice in dramas. Namely, Sweet Home and Youth of May. However, their relationship is completely different. They initially acted as brother and sister in Sweet Home, and then turned into a romantic couple in Youth of May.

In Sweet Home, Lee Eun Hyeok (Lee Do Hyun) and Lee Eun Yu (Go Min Si) both survive when facing monsters.

In Youth of May, they play young people in the 80s who fall in love with each other amidst the events of Gwangju. The romantic bond between Hwang Hee Tae (Lee Do Hyun) and Kim Myung Hee (Go Min Si) can be considered as one of the romantic couples with the best chemistry in Korean dramas throughout 2021.

5. Im Soo Jung in Melancholia
Im Soo Jung became Lee Do Hyun’s main opponent in the drama Melancholia. This tvN drama will only air next November. Im Soo Jung will play the role of Ji Yoon Soo, a teacher passionate about mathematics.

Meanwhile, Lee Do Hyun plays Baek Seung Yoo, a student who always gets the lowest grades and also has a hobby of photography. In fact, Baek Seung Yoo was actually good at math and was accepted at MIT at the age of 10, but he disappeared two years later.

What and how does the story of Im Soo Jung and Lee Do Hyun continue? We look forward to it together in November.


6. Lee Do Hyun will be opposite Song Hye Kyo if the offer for the role of The Glory is accepted
Lee Do Hyun recently received an offer for a role in the drama The Glory, which will also star Song Hye Kyo. This drama tells about the revenge of victims of bullying at school against the perpetrators and witnesses.

Song Hye Kyo will play the role of Dong Eun, a victim of bullying who is now a teacher of the bully’s child. Meanwhile, if Lee Do Hyun’s offer for this drama is accepted, he will play the role of Joo Yeo Jung, a character who is a means of revenge for Dong Eun.