April 29, 1986
Seoul, South Korea
|Other names||Little Jang|
|Alma mater||Dankook University|
|Height||1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Television||Star Golden Bell|
|Relatives||Seo Seung-ah (older sister)|
|Revised Romanization||I Chae-yeong|
|Revised Romanization||I Bo-yeong|
Lee Chae-young (Hangul: 이채영; born April 29, 1986) is a South Korean actress. She debuted in a music video called "Come On" by the Hip-hop group Turtles in 2003. The following year, she appeared in Rain's “I Do” music video and in 2007, Yoon Mi-rae's “Did You Forget It”. Her first television drama was Witch Yoo Hee, a romantic comedy, as Chef Marie. It wasn’t until she was cast as Sa Illa in the 2009 historical drama Iron Empress and took the role as a host on the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) variety show Star Golden Bell that her popularity rose. She is a Dankook University graduate and the younger sister of Seo Seung-ah.
- 1 Life and career
- 2 Filmography
- 3 TV Commercials / Endorsements
- 4 Modeling
- 5 Trivia Facts
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Life and career
2003-07: Debut and Witch Yoo Hee
She made her debut in the hip-hop group Turtles’ “Come On” music video from the album Turtles 2 in 2003. In 2004, she appeared in Rain’s “I Do” music video as his girl and is seen waiting for him in a restaurant at the end of the video. Appearing in two more music video, Air Rise’s “Away” and Yoon Mi Rae’s “Did You Forget It”, she made her first television drama in 2007. Her first television drama was Witch Yoo Hee as Chef Marie and later that year; she appeared in Find My Son, Sam Man Ri.
2008-10: Life is Cool and Iron Empress
In 2008, she landed her first movie role in Life is Cool which also happen to be the first rotoscoped movie in South Korea. She was cast as Han Saet Byeol in her second movie, Truck, starring Yoo Hae Jin. Her popular began to rise even more when she was cast as Sa Illa in the 2009 historical drama, Iron Empress. Her character joins the leading character, Empress Cheonchu, and played a supportive role throughout the story. She and Jeon Hyeon-moo took over as host of Star Golden Bell when the show was going through changes. In 2008, she made an appearance in the Homme music video, “I Was Able to Eat Well”, as a girl who causes Lee Hyun and Changmin to fight over her. She accepted modeling deals with DL1961, Apple Hip and Men’s Health.
2011-Present: Royal Family, Man Should Laugh and Miracle
In 2011, she was cast in the drama Royal Family as Park Min Kyeong and modeled for 11th Street for 4th modeling shoot. She was chosen with Park Han Byul, Lee Tae Im, Jang Ji Eun and Jun Eun Mi in a promotion group called the Ocean Girls for the water park Ocean World. In July, she appeared Homme’s second music video Man Should Laugh and it shows the love triangle turning into a serious fight. Her latest movie is Bicycle Looking for a Whale (or Miracle) as Yeong Chae, it was released on September 22.
- 2007: Witch Yoo Hee - Chef Marie
- 2007: Find My Son, Sam Man Ri - Song Hee-joo
- 2009: Iron Empress - Sa Il-la
- 2009: Soul Special - Min Se-hee
- 2009: Wife Returns - Min Yi Hyun
- 2010: Comrades - Dan-yeong
- 2011: Royal Family - Park Min-kyeong
- 2012: The Birth of a Family - Ma Ye-ri
- 2014: Two Mothers - Lee Hwa-young
- 2015: Maids - Ga Hee-ah
- 2017: The Emperor: Owner of the Mask - Mae Chang
- 2009: Star Golden Bell - Host
- 2010: A Guy Who Reads Baseball
- 2010: Wonder Woman
- 2011: Show Show Show
- 2008: Life is Cool - Kim Mi-young
- 2008: Truck - Han Saet-byeol
- 2009: Flight - Soo-ah
- 2011: Bicycle Looking for a Whale/Miracle - Yeong-chae
- 2012: The Grand Heist - Seol-hwa
- 2013: Secretly, Greatly - Ran
- 2015: The Mirror
- 2003: Turtles - Come On
- 2004: Rain - I Do
- 2004: Air Rise - Away
- 2007: Yoon Mi-rae - Did You Forget It
- 2008: Natural - 보내는 마음
- 2009:Lee Soo Young - I Erase It
- 2009: Hwayobi - Once
- 2009: K.Will - 사랑한단 말을 못해서
- 2010: Rumble Fish - 남잔 다 그래
- 2010: Kim Dong Hee - 죽을것같아
- 2010: Homme - I Was Able to Eat Well
- 2011: Ocean Girls - Ride Now
- 2011: Homme - Man Should Laugh
TV Commercials / Endorsements
- "이채영", Nate. (in Korean)
- "이채영", Naver. (in Korean)
- "이채영", Daum. (in Korean)
- "서승아", Naver. (in Korean)
- "서승아", Nate. (in Korean)
- "Change of Star Golden Bell MCs", Allkpop, 16 April 2009.
- "Lee Hyun & Changmin reveal MV for Homme collaboration", Allkpop, 28 July 2010.
- "Lee Chae Young chosen as the model for DL1961 premium jeans", Allkpop, 1 October 2010.
- "Lee Chae Young shows off her curves for Apple Hip", Allkpop, 3 November 2010.
- "Lee Chae Young becomes a party girl for Men’s Health", Allkpop, 1 December 2010.
- 이채영 "700대 1 ‘아돌’ 캐스팅된 이유요?" (인터뷰) (in Korean). Now News. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
- 이채영 "된장녀 되려고 다이어트했어요" (인터뷰) (in Korean). Economy Today. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
- "Lee Chae Young for 11th Street", Allkpop, 21 June 2011.
- "Ocean Girls releases debut music video, Ride Now", Allkpop, 24 June 2011.
- "Homme reveals MV for Man Should Laugh", Allkpop, 18 July 2011.
- "쏘울 스페셜", Daum. Retrieved 18 October 2011. (in Korean)
- "야구 읽어주는 남자", Daum.
- "여자가 세상을 바꾼다 - 원더우먼", Daum.
- "쇼쇼쇼", Daum. Retrieved 18 October 2011. (in Korean)
- "이채영,내추럴 ‘보내는 마음’M/V 여주인공 ‘화제’", CNB News
- "이채영, 내추럴 ‘보내는 마음’ 뮤비에서 열창", E Newstoday
- "밥솥모델도 불황맞아 구조조정", FN News, 16 April 2009. Retrieved 31 October 2011. (in Korean)
- "이채영, 내게 너무 육감六感적인 그녀", Men's Health, December 2010.
- "이제는 당신이 만들어 줄 차례", Men's Health, March 2008
- "Apple Hip - 애플힙: 앉기만 해도 힙업!"
- "DL1961 Premium Jeans - Lee Chae Young"
- "이채영 (Maxim)", Naver Blog, 7 October 2009.
- "‘트럭’ 이채영", Daum, 19 September 2008. Retrieved on 11 October 2011.
- "이채영, 고 장진영과 닮은꼴 화제", News CJ, 3 December 2009.