Lee Joon Gi

Lee Joon Gi, previously credited as Lee Jun Ki, is a South Korean actor, model and singer, often regarded as a kkonminam ("flower boy") icon. He rose to fame in "The King and the Clown".
Joon Gi first became interested in the performing arts as a high school student after watching a performance of Hamlet. He moved to Seoul with a dream to work in the entertainment industry rather than getting into college. For the next couple of years, Joon Gi worked at various part-time jobs before he got accepted into the Seoul Institute of the Arts. He debuted as a model in 2001.
In 2005, his first major acting role came in hit film "The King and the Clown". Producer Lee Joon Ik revealed the story of how he chose Joon Gi for "The King and the Clown" by just seeing him do handstands. After the film, Joon Gi became "an icon" of the South Korean "pretty boy" trend. Joon Gi has since tried to diminish this kkonminam image.
On 3 May 2010, Joon Gi enlisted in the Republic of Korea Army to serve his mandatory military service. He had initially applied for a postponement because he was in the midst of shooting film "Grand Prix", was cast to star in television drama "Faith" and to represent Korea as a goodwill ambassador at the 2010 Shanghai Expo. However Military Manpower Administration declined and send a final notice for enlistment, leading him to pull out of both projects. After serving 21 months of active duty, Joon Gi was discharged on 16 February 2012.

Drama & Films

Drama

Year
Title
#
Role
Rating
2017
20
Main Role
N/A
2016
8
Himself [IT tycoon](Ep.1-2) Main Role
6.9
2016
20
Wang So [4th Prince] Main Role
8.7
2015
16
(Ep.9) Guest Role
8.4
2015
20
Kim Sung Yeol Main Role
7.9
2014
22
Park Yoon Kang Main Role
7.7
2013
16
Jang Tae San Main Role
8.7
2012
20
Kim Eun Oh Main Role
8.1
2009
16
Jin Do Hyuk Main Role
7.3
2008
20
Geom / Yong / Iljimae Main Role
8.5
2007
16
Lee Soo Hyun Main Role
8.4
2006
15
Himself Guest Role
6.7
2005
16
Seo Jung Woo Main Role
7.9
2004
1
Seong Ho Main Role
8.4
2004
2
Chan Gyu Supporting Role
6.6
2003
251
Himself Guest Role
7.8

Films

Year
Title
Role
Rating
2016
Jun Ho Main Role
8.1
2007
Kang Jin Woo Supporting Role
8.1
2007
Min Kim Main Role
7.5
2006
Go Seung Suk Main Role
7.6
2005
Gong Gil Main Role
8.0
2004
Jang Dong Wan Supporting Role
6.8
2004
Boy Supporting Role
7.2

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    Archangeldemon 1 day ago

    Back up... HE WAS SUPPOSE TO BE CAST IN 'FAITH' !!?? F### HE WAS HAVE BEEN AWESOME !..... wait.. as the main lead tho, right?
    lool When I saw him in Resident Evil the Final Chapter I had to pause and stare at the screen because I thought I was finally overly obsessed with him and hallucinating! but DAMN I wanted the Zombies to eat his character tho !!!

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    Potatos_ May 13, 2017

    So like. I saw a cute Asian guy while watching Resident Evil the Final Chapter. Then I was like WAIT A SECOND. yep my intuition was correct

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    mtt_z273 May 10, 2017

    I watched only his dramas among all the K'dramas...
    He is the masterpiece of art!

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    PortciaGulli May 8, 2017 - edited

    Cant believe he's 35, doesn't even look the part, damn he's just too damn hot!

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    Mimi May 7, 2017

    Ughhhh I wanna watch criminal minds already my love moon chae won and lee Joong gi is in it

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    LeeJ0onGI Apr 25, 2017 - edited

    Can't wait for Criminal Minds!!

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    rutuja Apr 22, 2017 - edited

    why resident evil is not added in his filmography?

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      moondust Apr 29, 2017

      MDL is a database for Asian shows/films so it won't list American shows on here

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      rutuja Apr 29, 2017

      oh ok

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    aelida hopper Apr 19, 2017

    Happy birthday! to my favorite actor you are a person that will never aged I really wish to see u in my eyes some day and I wish that day will come soon I love u for ever !!! Lee Joon ki!!!

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    Rachel Apr 17, 2017

    Happy birthday! <3

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    alienshore7 Apr 17, 2017

    Happy Birthday to my favorite actor in the world!

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    Nash Gerodias Apr 17, 2017

    Happiest birthday to this beautiful man..❤❤❤

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    katrina21 Apr 17, 2017 - edited

    happy birthday <3 <3 :D

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      Rachel Apr 17, 2017

      Lol, I always see you say happy birthday to everyone xD

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    klairi360 Apr 17, 2017

    Happy birthday <3

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    Kathy Apr 12, 2017 - edited

    One of my favorite korean actor finally has a girlfriend♥ congratulations

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    JoyceBrand Apr 7, 2017

    Yay for LJG and JHB! Best wishes for them both.

Details

  • Name:

    Lee Joon Gi
  • Native name:

    이준기
  • Also Known as:

    Lee Joon Ki; Lee Jun Gi; Lee Jun Ki;
  • Nationality:

    South Korean
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Born:

    April 17, 1982
  • Age:

    35