Kim Soo-mi is a South Korean actress who shot to fame in Country Diaries, which made Kim one of the most popular Korean actresses of the 1980s. The movie also got her the 1981 MBC Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Actress, the 1985 MBC Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award, Actress, and the 1986 22nd Baeksang Arts Awards: Most Popular Actress, TV category.
Kim debuted in a talent contest in 1970. In 1998, her chauffeur-driven BMW shot backward, killing her mother-in-law. Kim filed a ₩1 billion lawsuit against BMW, alleging that the sudden-start had been a car defect.
- The meaning of the name Soo-mi: Short Form Of Kimberly Or Kimball