Lee Sang Woo is a South Korean actor. He launched his acting career in 2005, starring in a "Drama City" episode and a minor role in the television drama "18 vs. 29". This was followed by more supporting roles on television, including his big screen debut in "Almost Love". During this time, he also starred as one of the three leading actors of the independent film "Don't Look Back", which was the closing film of that year's Jeonju International Film Festival, and won a critic's prize at the Locarno International Film Festival.
Lee began his rise to fame with a supporting role in "First Wives' Club", a popular drama which aired from 2007 to 2008 with a peak viewership rating of 41.3%. For his performance, he received a New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards. It was not until 2009 that Lee was cast in his first mainstream leading role, in "The Road Home", followed soon after by another daily drama "Don't Hesitate".
On September 6, 2016, it was confirmed that Lee and actress Kim So Yeon are in a relationship. The couple met on the set of MBC's weekend drama "Happy Home". It was announced that the pair will tie the knot in June 2017.