Lee Byung Hun

Lee's most noticeable works are: Joint Security Area; A Bittersweet Life; The Good, The Bad, and The Weird; and I Saw The Devil.

Lee made his acting debut in 1991, when he auditioned in the KBS Super Talent, and got his first role in the television drama "Asphalt My Hometown". Lee's later movie, Joint Security Area, directed by Park Chan-wook, was a smash hit. He won Best Actor jointly with Song Kang-ho at the 2000 Pusan Film Critics Awards. After Lee's role in Bungee Jumping of Their Own, his acting gathered widespread recognition.

In 2001, he played the role of Lee Min-chul in the Korean drama Beautiful Days with Choi Ji-woo. He then starred in the drama All In with Song Hye-kyo, for which he won the Grand Prize (Daesang) at the 2003 SBS Drama Awards and Best Actor at the 42nd Paeksang Arts Awards. In 2004, Lee played the lead in the movie Everybody Has Secrets with Choi Ji-woo, Chu Sang-mi and Kim Hyo-jin.

A Bittersweet Life, released in 2005. His first villain role was in the 2008 Korean western film The Good, the Bad, the Weird directed by Kim Ji-woon. In December 2007, it was confirmed that Lee was cast as the villain Storm Shadow in the live-action G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra film. It was directed by Stephen Sommers and also starred Sienna Miller and Channing Tatum. T

From October to December 2009, Lee starred in the Korean drama IRIS with Kim Tae-hee. It marked his return to TV drama in 6 years since All In in 2003. For his performance, Lee received the Grand Prize (Daesang) award at the 2009 KBS Drama Acting Awards and Best Actor at the 46th Paeksang Arts Awards.

In 2010, Lee starred in Kim Ji-woon's thriller film I Saw the Devil with Choi Min-sik. In 2011, he will reprise his role as Storm Shadow in G.I. Joe 2, which will be released on August 10, 2012.

Lee is fluent in English and able to speak French and Mandarin, in addition to his native Korean. His western name is "Brian". He has a major in French Literature, as well as in Theater and Cinematography.


(Wikipedia)

Drama & Films

Drama

Year
Title
#
Role
Rating
2011
10
John Supporting Role
7.2
2009
20
Kim Hyun Jun Main Role
8.2
2003
24
Kim In Ha Main Role
7.3
2001
24
Lee Min Chul Main Role
7.5
1999
16
Tae Sung (Ep.1-2) Main Role
9.0
1999
16
Seo Tae Poong Main Role
6.5
1998
20
Min Kyung Bin Main Role
N/A
1997
22
Hyung Suk Supporting Role
6.7
1995
20
Jang Hong Pyo Main Role
9.0
1995
16
Dong Jun Main Role
6.9
1994
52
Kim Jun Ho Main Role
N/A
1992
103
Shin Bum Soo Main Role
N/A

Films

Year
Title
Role
Rating
2015
An Sang Goo Main Role
N/A
2014
Deok Ki Main Role
6.0
2012
King Gwanghae / Beggar Ha Sun Main Role
8.5
2010
Kim Soo Hyeon Main Role
8.3
2010
Kim Hyeon Jun Main Role
7.0
2010
W Main Role
6.6
2008
The Bad (Park Chang Yi) Main Role
7.8
2008
Su Dong-po Main Role
5.8
2007
Kang Supporting Role
7.8
2006
Yun Suk Young Main Role
7.8
2005
Kim Sunwoo Main Role
7.7
2004
Director ( Main Role
7.3
2004
Choi Su Hyun Main Role
6.4
2002
Dae Jin Main Role
7.3
2001
Seo In Woo Main Role
6.9
2000
Sgt. Lee Soo-hyeok Main Role
8.5
1999
Kang Su Ha Main Role
7.9
1995
Lee Jong Du Main Role
N/A
1995
Unknown Role
N/A

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    Nadya Rey S 11 days ago

    Hollywood movie - "RED 2" is missing in the list

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    K-Bison 21 days ago
    Reveal Spoiler »
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    katrina21 Jul 12, 2014

    happy birthday

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    blacklatina Jun 8, 2014

    OPPA,love U !!

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    pattyrn4 May 31, 2014

    Watch Addicted and you'll get addicted to LBH!

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    DimpledGangster May 30, 2014

    I like the fact that he seems to be so well-educated and making use of his kowledge in practice. A major in French Literature as well as Theatre and cinematography, nice Mr Lee.

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    supalove Nov 19, 2013

    MY ALL TIME FAVE KOREAN ACTOR RIGHT HERE, these aren't all his dramas though!!!

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    BlueBeauty Sep 12, 2013

    I LOVE THIS GUY EVEN IN AMERICAN MOVIES AND HE CUSSED IN KOREAN IN ONE MY FAVORITE ONES! EEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    JustMe_Uneek Aug 1, 2013

    Omg he's getting married to Lee Min Jung!

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      Es01 Aug 31, 2013

      there are a great couple

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      Juniko Oct 28, 2013

      13 years of difference. I find this beautiful.

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    lexies Jul 28, 2013

    He is in the Red 2?
    I saw him in trailer.

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      EXOtic Aug 7, 2013

      Yes he is. And he gets naked in it! hehe

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    delice Jul 13, 2013

    hbd

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    AmyLovesDramas Jul 12, 2013

    Happy birthday :D

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    Ami Jul 12, 2013

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! :] <3

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    katrina21 Jul 12, 2013

    happy birthday!!! ^_^

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    bettyboo Jul 12, 2013

    Happy Birthday!!!

Details

  • Name:

    Lee Byung Hun
  • Native name:

    이병헌
  • Nationality:

    South Korean
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Born:

    July 12, 1970
  • Age:

    44