Best actress award winner: 5 things to know about Kim Hee-ae of hit K-drama The World Of The Married

Kim Hee-ae at the Baeksang Arts Awards this year, when she won Best Actress for The World Of The Married.
Kim Hee-ae at the Baeksang Arts Awards this year, when she won Best Actress for The World Of The Married.PHOTO: HEEAE_OFFICIAL/INSTAGRAM

The World Of The Married, which ended its run in South Korea last month, was a runaway success, overtaking tiger-mum drama Sky Castle (2018) to become the country's most watched cable drama serial.

The star of the show, 53-year-old Kim Hee-ae, impressed many viewers at home and overseas with her portrayal of Ji Sun-woo, a doctor with a seemingly perfect life who discovers her husband's infidelity.

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