Details Edit

  • Title: 동이 (同伊) / Dong Yi
  • Also known as: Dawn
  • Genre: Historical
  • Episodes: 60
  • Broadcast network: MBC
  • Broadcast period: March 22, 2010 to October 12, 2010
  • Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55 (KST)
  • Original Soundtrack: Dong Yi OST

Synopsis Edit

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.

Cast Edit

Main Cast Edit

  • Han Hyo Joo as Choi Dong Yi, later Choi Sook-Bin
    • Kim Yoo Jung as Dong Yi (child)
  • Ji Jin Hee as King Sook Jong
  • Lee So Yeon as Jang Hee-Bin / Jang Ok Jung
  • Bae Soo Bin as Cha Chun Soo
  • Jung Jin Young as Seo Yong Gi
  • Park Ha Sun as Queen In Hyun

Royal Court Figures Edit

  • Jung Dong Hwan as Oh Tae Suk
  • Lee Kye In as Oh Tae Poong
  • Choi Chul Ho as Oh Yoon
  • Kim Yoo Suk as Jang Hee Jae
  • Son Il Kwon as Hong Tae Yoon
  • Shin Guk as Do Seung Ji
  • Na Sung Kyoon as Jung In Gook
  • Kim Dong Yoon as Shim Woon Taek
  • Jung Sun Il as Chief Eunuch
  • Choi Jong Hwan as Jang Moo Yul
  • Lee Hyung Suk as Lee Geum / Prince Yeon Ing (later King Young Jo)
  • Yoon Chan as Crown Prince (later King Gyung Jong)
  • Oh Yeon Seo as Queen In Won
  • Park Jung Soo as Queen Dowager Myung Sung (Sook Jong's mother)

Court Lady Edit

  • Kim Hye Sun as Court Lady Jung
  • Kim So Yi as Court Lady Bong
  • Ahn Yeo Jin as Court Lady Jo
  • Kim Young Im as Court Lady Ahn
  • Oh Eun Ho as Shi Bi
  • Kang Yoo Mi as Ae Jong
  • Han Da Min as Eun Geum
  • Im Sung Min as Court Lady Yoo
  • Jung Yoo Mi as Jung Im
  • Ban Min Jung as Court Lady Lee

Royal Musicians Edit

  • Lee Jung Hoon as Lee Jong Ok
  • Choi Jae Ho as Park Do Shik
  • Yeo Ho Min as Oh Ho Yang
  • Lee Hee Do as Hwang Joo Shik
  • Lee Kwang Soo as Young Dal
  • Choi Ha Na as Mi Ji

Others Edit

  • Chun Ho Jin as Choi Hyo Won (special appearance)
  • Jung Sung Woon as Choi Dong Joo (special appearance)
  • Lee Jae Yong as Jang Ik Heon (special appearance)
  • Jung In Ki as Kim Hwan
  • Choi Ran as Lady Yoon (Hee Bin's mother)
  • Lee Sook as Lady Park
  • Kim Hye Jin as Seol Hee
  • Jung Eun Pyo as Ge Dwo Ra's father
  • Yeo Hyun Soo as Ge Dwo Ra (Dong Yi's childhood friend)
    • Choi Soo Han as Ge Dwo Ra (child)
  • Maeng Sang Hoon as Kim Goo Sun
  • Jung Ki Sung as Kim Hwan's disciple
  • Kwon Min as Cha Soo Taek
  • Nam Da Reum as Prince Eun Pyung
  • Heo Yi Seul as Young Sun
  • Choi Il Hwa as Seo Jung Ho (cameo)
  • Kim Ji Hoon
  • Kim Min Chae
  • Jung Young Geum
  • Min Joon Hyun
  • Lee Jong Goo
  • Baek Jae Min
  • Kim Young Sun
  • Kim Hee Ra
  • Lee Jong Rae
  • Lee Jung Sung
  • Gi Yun Ho
  • Kim Kyung Ryong
  • Kwon Kwan Oh
  • Park Shi Jin
  • Lee Seung Ki

Productions Edit

  • Chief Producer: Kim Ho Young (김호영), Ahn Seung Gak (안승각)
  • Producer: Lee Se Joong (이세중)
  • Director: Lee Byung Hoon, Kim Sang Hyup
  • Assistant Director: Choi Jung Kyu, Kim Sung Wook (김성욱)
  • Martial Arts Director: Kim Sung Shil (김성실), Jung Jae Suk (정재석)
  • Screenwriter: Kim Yi Young

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