2019 Child Actor Powerhouse Kim Kang Hoon From When the Camellia Blooms to Play Young Nam Joo Hyuk in K-drama Sandbox

I totally missed the gradual arrival of child actor Kim Kang Hoon prior to 2019 which was his breakout year. He’s been playing the kid or kid versions of male leads for a few years now but last year he did the younger former child actor himself Yeo Jin Gu in Hotel Del Luna and more importantly was the son of Gong Hyo Jin in When the Camellia Blooms. For the last drama he won Best Child Actor at the 2019 KBS Drama Awards which was totally fitting. Up next for this child actor wunderkind is playing young Nam Joo Hyuk in 2020 K-drama Sandbox which is also starring Suzy and Kim Sun Ho. That’ll be an interesting drama for sure whether good or bad, and before then Kim Kang Hoon got a chance to pal around with his onscreen birth father Kim Ji Suk in an adorable pictorial in Nylon Korea. Continue reading