Jung Jae Lee

Lee Jung Jae

  • Name: Lee Jung Jae
  • Native name: 이정재
  • Also Known as: Lee Jeong Jae
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: December 15, 1972
  • Age: 51
Born in Seoul. Majored Drama at Dongguk University. Started modelling in 1993. His first film role was in 'The Young Man'.
Then, he got best new actor award in Baeksang Awards 1995 for the drama Sandglass, which is one of the highest rating drama of all time.
Recently, he got best actor award in 2011 Fantasporto Director's Week, for his role in a melodramatic thriller movie, The Housemaid (2010).

He has been an A-list actor in Korea for years and recently entered the international spotlight due to his starring turn in the smash hit series “Squid Game,” which became a global phenomenon after its release in 2021. He became the first Asian actor ever to be nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, he was also nominated for Best Actor at the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice Awards, and the Gotham Awards.

On February 26, 2022 Lee Jung Jae’s Korean agency Artist Company announced that he has officially signed with the American agency CAA (Creative Artists Agency). Edit Biography
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2022 Hunt
Movie
7.7
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2024 Squid Game Season 2
Korean Drama, 2024, 6 eps
Seong Gi Hoon (Main Role)
6
Seong Gi Hoon
Main Role
0.0
2021 Squid Game
Korean Drama, 2021, 9 eps
9
Main Role
8.4
2021 Dramaworld Season 2
Korean Drama, 2021, 10 eps
(Ep. 8-9) (Guest Role)
10
(Ep. 8-9)
Guest Role
7.0
2020 Delayed Justice
Korean Drama, 2020, 20 eps
Jang Tae Joon (Ep. 19) (Guest Role)
20
Jang Tae Joon (Ep. 19)
Guest Role
7.7
2019 Chief of Staff Season 2
Korean Drama, 2019, 10 eps
Jang Tae Joon (Main Role)
10
Main Role
8.2
2019 Chief of Staff
Korean Drama, 2019, 10 eps
Jang Tae Joon (Main Role)
10
Main Role
8.0
2009 Triple
Korean Drama, 2009, 16 eps
Shin Hwal (Main Role)
16
Main Role
6.3
2007 Air City
Korean Drama, 2007, 16 eps
Kim Ji Sung (Main Role)
16
Main Role
7.0
1998 White Nights 3.98
Korean Drama, 1998, 20 eps
Lee Yeong Jun (Support Role)
20
Lee Yeong Jun
Support Role
8.0
1997 Snail
Korean Drama, 1997, 16 eps
Oh Dong Cheol (Main Role)
16
Main Role
5.0
1995 Love is Blue
Korean Drama, 1995, 16 eps
Na Jae Sung (Main Role)
16
Main Role
0.0
1995 Sandglass
Korean Drama, 1995, 24 eps
Baek Jae Hee (Main Role)
24
Baek Jae Hee
Main Role
7.9
1994 Feelings
Korean Drama, 1994, 16 eps
Han Joon (Main Role)
16
Han Joon
Main Role
7.3
1994 The Lonely Man
Korean Drama, 1994, 68 eps
Jae Jeong (Main Role)
68
Main Role
4.0
1993 Dinosaur Teacher
Korean Drama, 1993, 70 eps
Lee Jung Jae (Main Role)
70
Lee Jung Jae
Main Role
4.0
1993 The Sorrow of the Survivor
Korean Drama, 1993, 16 eps
(Support Role)
16
Support Role
5.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
TBA Wiretap
Unconfirmed
Korean Movie, 0000,
Ko Chang Seon (Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2024 Revolver
Korean Movie, 2024,
(Guest Role)
Guest Role
0.0
2022 Hunt
Korean Movie, 2022,
Park Pyung Ho (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
2020 Deliver Us From Evil
Korean Movie, 2020,
Ray (Main Role)
Ray
Main Role
7.8
2019 Trade Your Love
Korean Movie, 2019,
[Lawyer] (Guest Role)
[Lawyer]
Guest Role
6.5
2019 Svaha: The Sixth Finger
Korean Movie, 2019,
Main Role
7.3
2018 Along With the Gods 2: The Last 49 Days
Korean Movie, 2018,
King Yum Ra [God of Death] (Main Role)
King Yum Ra [God of Death]
Main Role
8.7
2017 Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds
Korean Movie, 2017,
King Yeom Ra [God of Death] (Support Role)
King Yeom Ra [God of Death]
Support Role
8.6
2017 Warriors of the Dawn
Korean Movie, 2017,
To Woo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
2016 Operation Chromite: Extended Edition
Korean Movie, 2016,
Jang Hak Soo (Main Role)
Jang Hak Soo
Main Role
7.7
2016 Operation Chromite
Korean Movie, 2016,
Jang Hak Soo (Main Role)
Jang Hak Soo
Main Role
7.8
2016 Tik Tok
Chinese Movie, 2016,
Jiang Cheng Jun (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
2015 Assassination
Korean Movie, 2015,
Yeom Seok Jin (Main Role)
Main Role
8.2
2014 Big Match
Korean Movie, 2014,
Choi Ik Ho [Martial arts star] (Main Role)
Choi Ik Ho [Martial arts star]
Main Role
7.6
2013 The Face Reader
Korean Movie, 2013,
Main Role
7.7
2013 New World
Korean Movie, 2013,
Lee Ja Sung (Main Role)
Main Role
8.2
2012 The Thieves
Korean Movie, 2012,
Popie (Main Role)
Main Role
7.8
2012 El Fin Del Mundo
Korean Movie, 2012,
(Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
2010 The Housemaid
Korean Movie, 2010,
Hoon Go (Main Role)
Hoon Go
Main Role
6.5
2008 1724 Hero
Korean Movie, 2008,
Main Role
6.7
2005 Typhoon
Korean Movie, 2005,
Kang Se Jong (Main Role)
Kang Se Jong
Main Role
6.8
2003 Oh! Brothers
Korean Movie, 2003,
Oh Sang Woo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.3
2002 Over the Rainbow
Korean Movie, 2002,
Lee Jin Soo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.3
2001 The Last Witness
Korean Movie, 2001,
Detective Oh (Main Role)
Detective Oh
Main Role
6.5
2001 MOB 2025
Korean Movie, 2001,
"Dust" (Main Role)
Main Role
5.0
2001 Last Present
Korean Movie, 2001,
Yong Gi (Main Role)
Yong Gi
Main Role
6.8
2000 Asako in Ruby Shoes
Korean Movie, 2000,
Uh In (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
2000 Il Mare
Korean Movie, 2000,
Han Sung Hyun (Main Role)
Main Role
8.0
2000 Interview
Korean Movie, 2000,
Eun Suk (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
1999 The Uprising
Korean Movie, 1999,
Lee Jae Soo (Main Role)
Lee Jae Soo
Main Role
7.1
1998 City of the Rising Sun
Korean Movie, 1998,
Hong Gi (Main Role)
Hong Gi
Main Role
7.4
1998 An Affair
Korean Movie, 1998,
Woo In (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
1997 Father vs. Son
Korean Movie, 1997,
Park Soo Seok (Main Role)
Main Role
5.0
1997 Fire Bird
Korean Movie, 1997,
Yeong Hoo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
1996 Albatross
Korean Movie, 1996,
Pyeong San (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
1994 The Young Man
Korean Movie, 1994,
Lee Han (Main Role)
Lee Han
Main Role
8.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Meenoi's Yorizori Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2022, 17 eps
(Ep. 11) (Guest)
17
(Ep. 11)
Guest
8.4
2022 Movie Room Extended Edition
Korean TV Show, 2022, 8 eps
(Ep. 7-8) (Guest)
8
(Ep. 7-8)
Guest
0.0
2022 The Game Caterers Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2022, 8 eps
(Ep. 1-2) (Guest)
8
(Ep. 1-2)
Guest
8.6
2020 Yoo Quiz on the Block Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2020, 162 eps
(Ep. 137) (Guest)
162
(Ep. 137)
Guest
8.1
2019 Boss in the Mirror
Korean TV Show, 2019, 300 eps
(Ep. 69-70) (Guest)
300
(Ep. 69-70)
Guest
8.0
2018 Omniscient Interfering View
Korean TV Show, 2018, 335 eps
(Ep. 113, 212-113) (Guest)
335
(Ep. 113, 212-113)
Guest
8.2
2018 MMTG
Korean TV Show, 2018, 320 eps
(Ep. 256-257) (Guest)
320
(Ep. 256-257)
Guest
8.1
2017 Master in the House
Korean TV Show, 2017, 238 eps
[Master] (Ep. 232-233) (Guest)
238
[Master] (Ep. 232-233)
Guest
8.7
2016 Entertainment Team Leader
Korean TV Show, 2016, 12 eps
(Ep. 9) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 9)
Guest
10.0
2013 BANGTAN BOMB
Korean TV Show, 2013, 844 eps
(Ep. 804) (Guest)
844
(Ep. 804)
Guest
8.4
2011 Healing Camp
Korean TV Show, 2011, 219 eps
(Ep. 88) (Guest)
219
(Ep. 88)
Guest
7.8
2008 Shabekuri 007
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 600 eps
(Ep. 490) (Guest)
600
(Ep. 490)
Guest
8.3
Articles
"Acting has been the driving force of my life": Lee Sun Kyun's Final Interview Unveiled
News - Dec 28, 2023

Check out an excerpt of the actor's interview with News Magazine Chicago

"Squid Game Season 2" Kicks Off Filming with BIGBANG's T.O.P. Still Included in the Cast
News - Jul 11, 2023

Netflix confirmed that the second season of Squid Game has officially started filming.

Lee Jung Jae Addresses Allegations of Being Involved in the Casting of "Squid Game Season 2"
News - Jun 29, 2023

Lee Jung Jae shared his statement regarding the circulating issue that he was involved in the casting of the upcoming K-drama Squid Game Season 2.

Won Ji An Will Reportedly be the Female Lead of "Squid Game Season 2"
News - Jun 28, 2023

Won Ji An will possibly be the new main lead of Squid Game Season 2.

Kim Shi Eun Cast in "Squid Game Season 2"
News - Jun 26, 2023

Actress Kim Shi Eun has been selected as the female lead in "Squid Game Season 2."

Park Gyu Young and Jo Yu Ri in Talks to Star in "Squid Game 2"
News - Jun 23, 2023

Park Gyu Young and Jo Yu Ri will possibly be the female leads in the upcoming second season of Squid Game.

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  • First Name: Jung Jae
  • Family Name: Lee
  • Native name: 이정재
  • Also Known as: Lee Jeong Jae
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: December 15, 1972
  • Age: 51

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