Kim Hye-seong from KBS2 drama “Mad Dogs” talked about his baby face and experiences acting in a recent interview.
On Dec. 4, actor Kim Hye-seong sat down for an interview at the Namoo Actors lounge in Gangnam-gu, Seoul. The actor recently finished his Wed-Thurs KBS2 drama “Mad Dog”.
“My baby face is both a blessing and a curse,” he said. “People have told me I looked young since I was in my teens.”
The twenty-nine year-old actor shared that his baby face often limited the roles he played.
“But I’ve also heard a lot positive things about having a baby face, like, ‘You can still wear a school uniform when you’re in your forties’,” he said. “I think it’s better to stop stressing about my appearance and let time handle it.”
When asked about his recent role as the socially withdrawn genius Ohn Nu-ri, he said, “I share a lot of similarities with my character. We both don’t like meeting people and often spend our free time at home.”
He also talked about his past hardships while acting. “I returned to acting after a long break so it wasn’t easy for me to adjust at first. You have to get along with others in order to feel comfortable acting,” he said. “It wasn’t until episode four or five that I felt adjusted.”
The actor was also critical of his own acting.
“At that time, I felt as if I was giving it my all, but I also felt like something was lacking. However, my brother complimented me for the first time. He told me ‘I feel like you haven’t aged at all’,” he said.
by Kim Na-hee
Translated by Janet Kang