South Korean actress Oh Yeon-seo, who will celebrate her 33rd birthday on June 22, rose in popularity through her roles in My Husband Got a Family , Come Back Mister and A Korean Odyssey . As she turns a year older, here’s a look back at her career so far. RIP Yohan – 5 things to remember about the star of K-pop band TST She tried to make it in K-pop before she started in K-drama Oh Yeon-seo began her career as an idol in girl group Luv in 2002. She joined the group at the age of 16, together with South Korean actress Jeon Hye-bin . When the group disbanded, she attended Anyang Arts High School. Not long after, she debuted as an actress and played a supporting role in Sharp 1 in 2003. Shock – Yeon-seo isn’t her real name View this post on Instagram A post shared by 오연서 (@ohvely22) on May 22, 2020 at 1:20am PDT Oh Yeon-seo was actually born Oh Haet-nim – and when she debuted with Luv, it was under her old name. Her singing career was cut short after six months, and after a decade of under-the-radar roles in K-dramas, she went with her mother to consult a shaman, who told her that it was her name holding her back. Meet the cast of Where Your Eyes Linger, Korea’s first LGBTQ+ drama A mere four months after legally changing her name, Yeon-seo was cast as the lead in a drama, the lead supporting actress in a movie, and offered five advertising contracts. Huh. She wants to play darker roles View this post on Instagram A post shared by 오연서 (@ohvely22) on May 15, 2020 at 7:55pm PDT Oh Yeon-seo is proud to portray cool female characters that challenge gender norms, and she now wants to be involved in more roles in which she plays the antagonist. She says, “I want to try playing an antagonist, one who has a lot of pain and sadness, and who has a compelling backstory”. Why When The Weather is Fine is not your typical K-drama She’s been using eye cream since her teens View this post on Instagram A post shared by 오연서 (@ohvely22) on Jan 5, 2020 at 7:07am PST While the actress only wears minimal make-up, it’s clear that her 2.5 million Instagram followers love her natural, youthful look. She reveals that she has been using eye cream since she was a teenager based on advice she received from older peers, and that she “trusted them blindly”. She acknowledges that it has its uses, and when in a rush, it’s good for “fast skincare” as it’s “a product you can apply to the entire face”. 5 things to know about Yoo In-na star, of Touch Your Heart She admits that she’s not adventurous when it comes to make-up In an episode of Get It Beauty – of which she is the main emcee – the actress showcases the beauty products that she uses on a daily basis. She admits that she tends to play it safe when it comes to make-up, sticking to colours that she knows will suit and preferring more neutral, toned-down hues. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .