Lee Hyun-woo (born March 23, 1993) is a South Korean actor. As a child actor, Lee built his filmography in television series such as and The Return of Iljimae . Upon reaching his teenage years, he became better known for his roles in Queen Seondeok , Master of Study , Man from the Equator , and particularly for the 2013 hit film To the Beautiful You . Secretly, Greatly
Lee Hyun-woo began his career as a
child actor, building up his resume by playing roles in a number of large-scale productions, such as , The Legend , King Sejong the Great , and The Return of Iljimae . Queen Seondeok
After his profile rose as Chan-doo in
, Master of Study [1 ] Lee took to the stage for the 2010 musical production of [2 ] , where he played the leading role of Ren, played by Footloose Kevin Bacon in the original movie. [3 ]
In 2011 he and
K-pop singer Yoon Doo-joon (from B2ST) began hosting music program on cable channel Music on Top jTBC. He was then featured in [4 ] IU's music video for the song "You and I." Lee further expanded his acting scope in historical drama [5 ] , revenge thriller Gyebaek , Man from the Equator [6 ] and made a [7 ] guest appearance in medical drama . Brain [8 ]
In 2012, Lee was cast as the second male lead in
, the Korean television adaptation of Japanese To the Beautiful You manga , with his role based on the character Hana-Kimi Shuichi Nakatsu. [9 ] As a member of celebrity football team FC Avengers, Lee performed his [10 ] soccer scenes without the use of a stunt double. Despite low ratings during its domestic run, To the Beautiful You led to increased Korean wave exposure for Lee in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and China. [11 ] He and co-star [12 ] Hwang Kwanghee were later designated as the new hosts of live music show (more popularly known as The Music Trend Inkigayo). [13 ]
His breakthrough continued when he landed a major role in 2013 box office hit
, an action-comedy film in which he played a North Korean undercover spy disguised as a high school boy. Secretly, Greatly Lee also sang "Ode to Youth" on the film's [14 ] soundtrack. [15 ] [16 ]
In 2014, he and real-life best friend
Park Ji-bin (both were child actors and belong to the same agency) appeared in the travel/reality show Real Mate in . Saipan Lee has also been cast as a [17 ] hacker in the upcoming heist movie The Technicians. [18 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Television drama [ edit ]
Music video [ edit ]
Music program [ edit ]
Variety show [ edit ]
Musical theatre [ edit ]
Discography [ edit ]
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Wee, Geun-woo (22 February 2010). "Interview: Actor Lee Hyun-woo - Part 1". 10Asia . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ Wee, Geun-woo (22 February 2010). "Interview: Actor Lee Hyun-woo - Part 2". 10Asia . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ ". '공부의 신' 이현우, 뮤지컬 '풋루즈'락 소년으로 캐스팅" [Lee Hyun-woo gets Footloose] TV Daily (in Korean). 29 November 2010 . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ Hong, Lucia (6 December 2011). "BEAST Yoon Du-jun, Lee Hyun-woo to host new music program". 10Asia . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ Park Hyun-min, Elizabeth Eun (1 December 2011). "IU-Lee Hyun Woo's Hugging Scene Cut From MV". enewsWorld . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ "Im Si Wan and Lee Hyun Woo To Have Confrontation in . Man From the Equator" KBS Global. 24 February 2012 . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ Ho, Stewart (23 May 2012). "ZE:A's Im Si Wan, Lee Hyun Woo Makes a Return to . The Equator Man" enewsWorld . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ Jin, Young-ju (23 November 2011). "Lee Hyun Woo Transforms Into 'Batman' in . Brain" KBS Global . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ Hong, Lucia (13 June 2012). "Lee Hyun-woo to turn soccer player in SHINee Minho, f(x) Sulli's TV series". 10Asia . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ Hong, Grace Danbi. "Lee Hyun Woo and Others Confirmed for . To the Beautiful You, Korean Hana Kimi Remake" enewsWorld . Retrieved 2012-11-16.
^ Jeong, Ju-ri (16 March 2014). "Lee Hyun Woo visits China for his first solo fan meeting". StarN News . Retrieved 2014-03-22.
^ Kim, Hye-in (17 March 2014). "Lee Hyun Woo successfully finishes his first solo China fan meeting". StarN News . Retrieved 2014-03-22.
^ Lee, Hye-ji (11 December 2012). "Kwanghee, Lee Hyun-woo to Host K-pop TV Program". 10Asia . Retrieved 2012-12-13.
^ Sunwoo, Carla (6 May 2013). "Heartthrobs jazz up North Korean spy story". Korea JoongAng Daily . Retrieved 2013-06-02.
^ Kang, Jung-yeon (20 June 2013). "Lee Hyun-woo Sings Soundtrack for . Secretly Greatly" 10Asia . Retrieved 2013-06-20.
^ Hong, Grace Danbi (20 June 2013). "Lee Hyun Woo Sings . An Ode to the Youth for Secretly, Greatly" enewsWorld . Retrieved 2013-06-20.
^ Hong, Grace Danbi (2 January 2014). "Lee Hyun Woo and Park Ji Bin Ooze with Cuteness for . Real Mate in Saipan Teaser" enewsWorld . Retrieved 2014-02-05.
^ Hwang, Sun-un (28 January 2014). "Kim Woo-bin, Lee Hyun-woo to Star in New Film". 10Asia . Retrieved 2014-02-02.
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