Lee Byung Hun

Byung Hun Lee

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  • First Name: Byung Hun
  • Family Name: Lee
  • Native name: 이병헌
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: July 12, 1970
  • Age: 48

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Byung Hun Lee

Lee Byung Hun

  • Name: Lee Byung Hun
  • Native name: 이병헌
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: July 12, 1970
  • Age: 48
Lee Byung Hun is a South Korean actor, singer, and model. He has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of genres, most notably "Joint Security Area"; "A Bittersweet Life"; "The Good, the Bad, the Weird"; the television series "Iris"; "I Saw the Devil"; and "Masquerade". His critically acclaimed film "Inside Men" won him the Best Actor prize in three prestigious award ceremonies: 52nd Baeksang Art Awards, 37th Blue Dragon Awards and 53rd Grand Bell Awards—a feat that was unbroken since 2004. Lee has five films—"Joint Security Area", "The Good, the Bad, the Weird", "Masquerade", "Inside Men" and "Master"—on the list of highest-grossing films in South Korea.
In the United States, he is known for portraying Storm Shadow in "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" and its sequel "G.I. Joe: Retaliation", and starring alongside Bruce Willis in "Red 2". Lee was the first South Korean actor to present an Oscar at the annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Lee and Ahn Sung Ki were the first South Korean actors to imprint their hand and footprints on the forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Lee dated his All In co-star Song Hye Kyo; they broke up in 2004. Lee married actress Lee Min Jung on August 10, 2013, at the Grand Hyatt Seoul. The couple had briefly dated in 2006, then resumed their relationship in 2012. Lee's wife gave birth to their first child, a son, Lee Joon Hoo, on March 31, 2015.

On August 28, 2014, Lee was blackmailed by singer Dahee from K-pop girl group GLAM and model Lee Ji-yeon who blackmailed him for 5 billion won in exchange for not releasing, on the internet, a compromising video of him making sexual jokes while drinking with them on July 3. Dahee and Lee Ji-yeon were arrested on September 1, after Lee reported the crime to police when they handed him two suitcases to transport the money. It was later revealed that the crime was fully intentional and pre-planned, as both Dahee and Lee Ji-yeon looked for plane tickets to escape to Europe and purchased two suitcases to be used for transporting the money. Moreover, the two women attempted to film an additional video of Lee hugging Lee Ji-yeon by secretly placing a smartphone in a kitchen sink, but they failed to do so. However, Lee Ji-yeon claimed that the blackmailing was an impulsive act after Lee broke up with her, for which Lee Byung Hun’s agency released an official statement stating that Lee had not once met her alone and that he mentioned to the two women that he wanted to stop meeting them when he sensed ulterior motives from them after talking about their financial difficulties and their demanding he buys them a house. The final trial was held at the Seoul District Court on January 15, 2015, where Dahee was sentenced to a year in jail and Lee Ji-yeon to a year and two months in jail. On February, following the sentencing, Lee requested a pardon for the women while the prosecution in charge felt that the sentence was too lenient. On March, both women, who were in jail for six months, received a suspended sentence for two years following Lee's pardon request.
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Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2018 Mr. Sunshine
Korean Drama, 2018, 24 eps
Choi Yoo Jin / Eugene Choi (Main Role)
24
Choi Yoo Jin / Eugene Choi
Main Role
8.9
2011 Gaikoukan Kuroda Kosaku
Japanese Drama, 2011, 10 eps
John (Support Role)
10
John
Support Role
7.1
2009 IRIS
Korean Drama, 2009, 20 eps
Kim Hyun Jun (Main Role)
20
Kim Hyun Jun
Main Role
8.1
2003 All In
Korean Drama, 2003, 24 eps
Kim In Ha (Main Role)
24
Kim In Ha
Main Role
7.5
2001 Beautiful Days
Korean Drama, 2001, 24 eps
Lee Min Chul (Main Role)
24
Lee Min Chul
Main Role
7.5
1999 8 Love Stories
Korean Drama, 1999, 16 eps
Tae Sung (Ep.1-2) (Main Role)
16
Tae Sung (Ep.1-2)
Main Role
7.5
1999 Happy Together
Korean Drama, 1999, 16 eps
Seo Tae Poong (Main Role)
16
Seo Tae Poong
Main Role
6.9
1999 Kaist
Korean Drama, 1999, 81 eps
Programmer Kang Seok Min (Ep.12) (Guest Role)
81
Programmer Kang Seok Min (Ep.12)
Guest Role
7.0
1998 White Nights 3.98
Korean Drama, 1998, 20 eps
Min Kyung Bin (Main Role)
20
Min Kyung Bin
Main Role
8.0
1997 Wedding Dress
Korean Drama, 1997, 22 eps
Hyung Suk (Support Role)
22
Hyung Suk
Support Role
6.8
1997 Beautiful My Lady
Korean Drama, 1997, 16 eps
Hwang Jun Ho (Main Role)
16
Hwang Jun Ho
Main Role
0.0
1995 Son of the Wind
Korean Drama, 1995, 20 eps
Jang Hong Pyo (Main Role)
20
Jang Hong Pyo
Main Role
8.3
1995 Asphalt Man
Korean Drama, 1995, 16 eps
Dong Jun (Main Role)
16
Dong Jun
Main Role
6.4
1994 Scent of Love
Korean Drama, 1994, 52 eps
Kim Jun Ho (Main Role)
52
Kim Jun Ho
Main Role
7.2
1994 Police
Korean Drama, 1994, 16 eps
Oh Hye Seong (Main Role)
16
Oh Hye Seong
Main Role
0.0
1993 The Sorrow of the Survivor
Korean Drama, 1993, 16 eps
(Main Role)
16
Main Role
0.0
1992 Tomorrow Love
Korean Drama, 1992, 103 eps
Shin Bum Soo (Main Role)
103
Shin Bum Soo
Main Role
10.0
1992 Days of Sunshine
Korean Drama, 1992, 0 eps
(Main Role)
0
Main Role
0.0
1991 Asphalt My Hometown
Korean Drama, 1991, 8 eps
Jin Woo (Main Role)
8
Jin Woo
Main Role
0.0
1991 Flower That Never Wilt
Korean Drama, 1991, 0 eps
(Support Role)
0
Support Role
0.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2019 Mt. Baekdu
Korean Movie, 2019,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2019 Chiefs of Namsan
Korean Movie, 2019,
Kim Gyu Pyung (Main Role)
Kim Gyu Pyung
Main Role
0.0
2018 Keys to the Heart
Korean Movie, 2018,
Jo Ha (Main Role)
Jo Ha
Main Role
8.5
2017 The Fortress
Korean Movie, 2017,
Choi Myung Kil (Main Role)
Choi Myung Kil
Main Role
7.6
2017 A Single Rider
Korean Movie, 2017,
Kang Jae Hoon (Main Role)
Kang Jae Hoon
Main Role
7.8
2016 Master
Korean Movie, 2016,
Jin Hyun Pil (Main Role)
Jin Hyun Pil
Main Role
8.2
2016 The Age of Shadows
Korean Movie, 2016,
Jung Chae San (Support Role)
Jung Chae San
Support Role
8.2
2015 Inside Men: The Original
Korean Movie, 2015,
Ahn Sang Goo (Main Role)
Ahn Sang Goo
Main Role
8.4
2015 Inside Men
Korean Movie, 2015,
Ahn Sang Goo (Main Role)
Ahn Sang Goo
Main Role
8.0
2015 Memories of the Sword
Korean Movie, 2015,
Deok Ki (Main Role)
Deok Ki
Main Role
7.9
2012 Masquerade
Korean Movie, 2012,
King Gwang Hae | Beggar Ha Sun (Main Role)
King Gwang Hae | Beggar Ha Sun
Main Role
8.5
2010 The Influence
Korean Movie, 2010,
W (Main Role)
W
Main Role
6.5
2010 I Saw The Devil
Korean Movie, 2010,
Kim Soo Hyeon (Main Role)
Kim Soo Hyeon
Main Role
8.3
2010 IRIS: The Movie
Korean Movie, 2010,
Kim Hyeon Jun (Main Role)
Kim Hyeon Jun
Main Role
7.0
2008 The Good, The Bad, The Weird
Korean Movie, 2008,
The Bad (Park Chang Yi) (Main Role)
The Bad (Park Chang Yi)
Main Role
7.8
2008 I Come With the Rain
Hong Kong Movie, 2008,
Su Dong-po (Main Role)
Su Dong-po
Main Role
5.9
2007 Hero
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Kang Min Woo (Support Role)
Kang Min Woo
Support Role
8.0
2006 Once in a Summer
Korean Movie, 2006,
Yun Suk Young (Main Role)
Yun Suk Young
Main Role
7.8
2005 A Bittersweet Life
Korean Movie, 2005,
Kim Sunwoo (Main Role)
Kim Sunwoo
Main Role
7.7
2004 Three... Extremes
Hong Kong Movie, 2004,
Director ( (Main Role)
Director (
Main Role
7.4
2004 Everybody Has Secrets
Korean Movie, 2004,
Choi Su Hyun (Main Role)
Choi Su Hyun
Main Role
6.4
2002 Addicted
Korean Movie, 2002,
Dae Jin (Main Role)
Dae Jin
Main Role
7.4
2001 Bungee Jumping of their Own
Korean Movie, 2001,
Seo In Woo (Main Role)
Seo In Woo
Main Role
7.0
2000 Joint Security Area
Korean Movie, 2000,
Sgt. Lee Soo-hyeok (Main Role)
Sgt. Lee Soo-hyeok
Main Role
8.5
1999 The Harmonium In My Memory
Korean Movie, 1999,
Kang Su Ha (Main Role)
Kang Su Ha
Main Role
7.9
1997 Lament
Korean Movie, 1997,
Jong Man (Main Role)
Jong Man
Main Role
0.0
1996 Kill The Love
Korean Movie, 1996,
Love (Main Role)
Love
Main Role
0.0
1995 Run Away
Korean Movie, 1995,
Lee Dong Ho (Main Role)
Lee Dong Ho
Main Role
7.8
1995 Who Drives Me Mad?
Korean Movie, 1995,
Lee Jong Du (Main Role)
Lee Jong Du
Main Role
0.0
1995 Sunset on the Neon Lights
Korean Movie, 1995,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
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