Dong Yi

  • Title: 동이 / Dong Yi
  • Also known as: Dawn
  • Genre: Historical
  • Episodes: 50
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Mar-22 to TBA
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55


Set during the reign of King Sukjong in the Joseon dynasty, the story focuses on Dong Yi, a water maid who gains the trust of Queen Inhyeon and later the favour of the king when he is moved by her prayers for the health of the Queen during the court disputes caused by Jang Hee Bin. Dong Yi becomes a concubine with the rank of sook-bin and bears a son who will later become the 21st king of Joseon, Yeongjo.


  • Han Hyo Joo as Dong Yi, later (Lady Choi) Sook Bin
    • Kim Yoo Jung as Dong Yi (child)
  • Ji Jin Hee as King Sukjong
  • Bae Soo Bin as Cha Chun Soo
  • Lee So Yeon as Jang Hee Bin
  • Park Ha Sun as Queen Inhyeon
  • Jung Jin Young as Seo Yong Gi
  • Kim Hye Sun as Court Lady Jang
  • Choi Ran as (Hee Bin’s mother)
  • Lee Jung Gil as Oh Tae Suk
  • Lee Kye In as Oh Tae Poong
  • Kim Yoo Suk as Jang Hee Jae
  • Park Jung Soo as Queen Myeongseong (Sukjong’s mother)
  • Jung Sung Woon as Dong Joo
  • Choi Soo Han as Ge Dwo Ra
  • Chun Ho Jin as Choi Hyo Won
  • Jung Yoo Mi
  • Choi Chul Ho


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