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LIST: Baeksang Arts Awards 2023 winners, including 'The Glory,' 'Extraordinary Attorney Woo,' and more

By John Patrick Magno Ranara Published Apr 28, 2023 8:18 pm

The Baeksang Arts Awards 2023 finally took place on April 28 and gave recognition to the Korean actors that have made a mark on the industry in the past year, as well as the films and television shows that reached new heights in storytelling.

The awards show is one of the three most pretigious ones in Korea, recognizing excellence in in film, television, and theater in the country. The nominees were determined by a total of 60 professional evaluators and judges who all have a vast experience in the industry. 

Here are the winners of the 59th edition of the show held at Incheon Paradise City in South Korea:


Best Actor

  • Ryu Jun-yeol – The Night Owl

Best Actress

  • Tang Wei – Decision to Leave

Best New Actor

  • Park Jin-young – Christmas Carol

Best New Actress

  • Kim Si-eun – Next Sohee

Best Supporting Actor

  • Byun Yo-han – Hansan: Rising Dragon

Best Supporting Actress

  • Park Se-wan – 6/45

Best Director

  • Park Chan-wook – Decision to Leave

Best New Director Award

  • Ahn Tae-jin – The Night Owl

Best Screenplay

  • Jung Ju-ri – Next Sohee

Best Film

  • Decision to Leave

Daesang for Best Film

  • Decision to Leave


Best Actor

  • Lee Sung-min – Reborn Rich

Best Actress

  • Song Hye-kyo – The Glory

Best New Actor

  • Moon Sang-min – Under the Queen’s Umbrella

Best New Actress

  • Roh Yoon-seo – Crash Course in Romance

Best Supporting Actor

  • Jo Woo-jin – Suriname

Best Supporting Actress

  • Lim Ji-yeon – The Glory

Best Drama Daesang (Grand Prize)

  • Park Eun-bin – Extraordinary Attorney Woo

Best Male Variety Performer

  • Kim Jong-kook

Best Female Variety Performer

  • Lee Eun-ji

Best Director

  • Yoo In-shik – Extraordinary Attorney Woo

Technical Award

  • Ryu Seong-hee – Little Women

Best Screenplay

  • Park Hae-young – My Liberation Notes

Best Drama

  • The Glory

Best Entertainment Program

  • Psick Show

Best Educational Show

  • Adult Kim Jang-ha

TikTok Popularity Award

  • IU and Park Jin-young


Acting Award

  • Ha Ji-seong – Teenage Dick

Best Short Play

  • Now Archive – A Little Lonely Monologue and Always Friendly Songs

Baeksang Theater Award

  • None elected – Doosan Art Center