January 3, 1970
Cheongju, South Korea
|Alma mater||Chung-ang University|
Lee Yoon-jin (m. 2010)
|Revised Romanization||I Beom-su|
Lee enrolled in the Department of Theater at Chung-ang University in Seoul in 1988. He made his acting debut in the 1990 film Kurae, Kakkumun Hanulul Boja (Yes, Let’s Look Up At the Sky Now and Again). Following his debut, he appeared in films including The Ginkgo Bed, City of the Rising Sun, The Anarchists, Jungle Juice and Wet Dreams, but it was the 2003 film Singles that made him rise to stardom. The Korean press has dubbed him "The Little Giant of Chungmuro" (Korean equivalent of Hollywood). He received a 2011 Seoul Art & Culture Award for best TV drama actor for his role in Giant.
Lee Beom-soo got married for the first time in 2003 but divorced after four months. In 2010, he married former news anchor and English interpreter Lee Yoon-jin, who taught him English. Shortly after the May ceremony, they announced that they were expecting their first child. Their daughter, Lee So-eul (이소을), was born on March 1, 2011. On February 21, 2014 their son, Lee Da-eul (이다을) was born.
|2016||Moorim School: Saga of the Brave||Wang Hao||KBS2|
|2013||Prime Minister & I||Prime Minister Kwon Yool||KBS2|
|Iris II: New Generation||Yoo Joong-won||KBS|
|2012||Dr. Jin||Lee Ha-weung||MBC|
|History of a Salaryman||Yoo Bang||SBS|
|2008||On Air (SBS, 2008)||Jang Ki-joon|
|2007||Surgeon Bong Dal-hee||Ahn Joong-geun|
|If in Love... Like Them||Mnet/SBS|
|1999||Love Story Ep 2 "Message"||SBS|
|2016||The Return of Superman||Himself, with his children||KBS|
|Brown Eyes||"Already One Year"|
|Kim Jong-wook||"Bad Guy"|
|2006||SG Wannabe||"Precious History"|
Awards and nominations
|2007||44th Grand Bell Awards||Popularity Award||The City of Violence|
|43rd Baeksang Arts Awards||Popularity Award||Surgeon Bong Dal-hee|
|SBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award with Lee Yo-won|
|Top Ten Star Award|
|Producers' Choice Award|
|2008||Mnet 20's Choice Awards||Hot Male Drama Star|
|2010||SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellent Award, Special Planning Drama-Actor||Giant|
|Top Ten Star Award|
|2013||KBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award with Im Yoona||Prime Minister & I|
- On April 2017, Dream E&M, the television production subsidiary of pharmaceutical company Celltrion, merged with Lee's own agency Thespis Entertainment. As an effect, Dream E&M changed its name to Celltrion Entertainment. Lee became the co-chief executive officer of the company, together with Park Jae-sam.
- 배우 이범수, 서정진과 친분으로 셀트리온엔터테인먼트 대표
- "이범수, 드라마에 영화까지 우정출연...역시 의리파 배우". Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). 19 February 2016.
- "Actor Lee marries English interpreter". The Korea Times. 2010-05-23. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
- "Rain, SNSD among winners of 2011 Seoul Art & Culture Award". AsiaOne. 2 March 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
- 배우 이범수와 행복한 가정 꾸린 이윤진의 슈퍼맘 다이어리 (in Korean). Donga Woman. 2011-08-17. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
- "Lee Beom-soo becomes a father "Daughter and wife healthy"". Hancinema. 2011-03-01. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
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- Kwon, Mee-yoo (27 February 2008). "On Air Looks Into Making of Dramas". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-03-06.
- "Lee Bum-soo". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
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