A Daughter Just Like You
- Director Oh Hyeon-jong
- Writer Ka Seon-gjin
Woo Hui-jin, Kang Gyeong-jun, Lee Su-gyeong, Lee Ji-hun, Jung Hye-seong
- Category Drama
- Year 2015
- Running Time
- Homepage http://www.imbc.com/broad/tv/drama/daughter/
- First Episode
This family-oriented show revolves around three different families clashing through a lot of misunderstandings as they become in-laws with each other: a popular female host on a shopping channel and her three daughters who are a college professor, high-powered consultant and doctor, a divorced spouse who loves to regale stories about his time in the Marines, he has dried skin from doing the dishes every day; and a daughter from a rich family that that runs a successful fashion designer company. Their problems clear up slowly through love and understanding that result in a healing process.
Ma, Ji-sung: Starring Woo, Hee-jin
Ji-sung is Hong, Ae-ja's first daughter who teaches psychology at a university and also holds the title of director at the JS Psychology Center. She is the youngest tenured professor in the entire faculty and is quite attractive. She teaches a course about murder cases committed by close family members or relatives and it is the most popular lecture in campus. The high-brow theories that she teaches also gives her insights on her own husband, her mother, and two sisters but they do not help her solve her own problems. She is married to the eldest son and heir of the largest distribution company in Korea but the frosty relationship between her mother and her mother-in-law disturbs her marriage.
Soh, Jung-geun: Starring Kang, Gyung-joon
Jung-geun has graduated from a prestigious university and works as a deputy sales manager at Samsong Group, the largest conglomerate in Korea. He has an outgoing personality and is passionate about life. He stands up for people when he sees them being treated unjustly. He is popular among the ladies for his charisma. When he first met In-sung, his first impression of her was a tomboy dedicated to her work, but as he gets to know her, she is unlike any women that he has ever met.
Ma, In-sung: Starring Lee, Soo-gyung
As Hong Ae-ja's second daughter, she works for one of the top five consulting companies in the world where she is a sales consultant. She is a true alpha woman who does not discriminate in doing gender-specific activities. After she is recruited by the Samsong Group, she joins the company and meets Soh, Jung-geun. Jung-geun considers her as a rival in the company because of her take-no-prisoners approach, and they constantly fight amongst each other. However, she discovers a different side of him one day and this makes her warm up to him.
Baek, Woo-jae: Starring Lee, Ji-hoon
As a managing director at his dad's company, he is being groomed to take over the reins of the company. After studying abroad for multiple degrees in America, he has married Ji-sung and settled down in Korea to start managing his dad's company. His family has not been always rich and he grew up watching his dad getting humiliated by richer businessman so he has grown to worship the power of money. He has no sense of what role a husband has in a marriage and refuses to help around the house chores. He has a growing resentment towards his wife, Ji-sung, who shows him no respect while he works hard to be a success in his own right.
Ma, Hee-sung: Starring Jung, Hye-sung
Hee-sung is the third daughter of Hong Ae-ja who is a heart surgeon. She is doted on by her mother and has lived up to her expectations by graduating from Seoul National University medical school. She is a smart and beautiful young lady. Unlike her two workhaholic sisters, she is very clever and pragmatic. She is not interested in men who find her attractive, but somehow gets weak whenever she is around Kang Hyun-woo who is a single dad.