Kim Hyun Dong, better known as his stage name Kim Gu Ra is a Korean MC, comedian, and radio host. He first appeared on television in the 1990s in comedy shows and comedy skits. Gu Ra was blasted by the Korean public for harshly criticizing boy band H.O.T. member Moon Hee Jun. He was also well known for being one of the main MCs of popular Korean variety show "Line Up". He was also one of the main MC’S of popular South Korean shows "Quiz that Changes the World", "Radio Star", and "The Moments of Truth Korea".
His son, Kim Dong Hyeon, also appeared on television in "Bungeoppang" and other shows as well, most notably "Star Golden Bell" and also in the MBC drama ‘May Queen’ as the younger version of the main female character’s older (step) brother.
In April 2012, Gu Ra quit the eight entertainment programmes he hosts, following controversy over a 2002 audio clip from a radio programme, where he likened comfort women to prostitutes.
He is set to return to television in January 2013, hosting a new variety show Men’s Stuff with Lee Sang Min on cable channel JTBC.