Lee Dong-hwi

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Lee Dong-hwi
160305 응답하라 1988 콘서트 이동휘 (Lee Dong Hwi) cropped.jpg
At Reply 1988 concert in March 2015
Born (1985-07-22) July 22, 1985 (age 33)
AgentHuayi Brothers
(formerly Sim Entertainment)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Dong-hwi
McCune–ReischauerYi Tong-hwi

Lee Dong-hwi (born July 22, 1985), is a South Korean actor. He gained recognition through his role in the Korean drama Reply 1988 (2015–2016), the third installment of the Reply series by tvN.[1]

Personal life[edit]

The actor's relationship with model Jung Ho-yeon was confirmed in 2015.[2]

He is part of a celebrity group of friends known as BYH48 which consists of EXO's Suho, Ryu Jun-yeol, Byun Yo-han, Ji Soo and more. The name was coined by their fans, with BYH referring to Byun Yo-han - the group's leader - and 48 is a parody of Japanese idol group AKB48.[3][4]



Year Title Role Note
2013 Run to the South Cafe member 1
Cold Eyes Parrot
Queen of the Night Male employee 1
Way Back Home Gwang-sik
2014 Animal Soo-yong
No Tears for the Dead Electric vehicle engineer
Tazza: The Hidden Card Worth
Fashion King Duo man 2
2015 The Beauty Inside Sang-baek
Veteran Yoon Hong-ryeol
The Sound of a Flower Chil-sung
2016 The Handmaiden Goo-gai
Luck Key Min-suk cameo
2017 Confidential Assignment Park Myung-ho
One Line Senior Manager Song
New Trial Chang-hwan
The Bros Lee Joo-bong
2019 Extreme Job Detective Young-Ho
Call Baek Min-hyun

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Note
2014 Gunman in Joseon Han Jung-hoon KBS2
2015 Divorce Lawyer in Love Lee Kyung SBS
2015-2016 Reply 1988 Ryu Dong-ryong tvN
2016 Red Teacher (Drama Special) Kim Tae-nam KBS2
Entourage Geo-book (Turtle) tvN South Korean remake
2017 Radiant Office Do Ki-taek MBC

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
InStyle Star Icon
New Generation Actor Award Reply 1988, The Sound of a Flower Nominated
8th Style Icon Asia
Awesome Swagger N/A Won
11th Max Movie Awards
Best Supporting Actor The Beauty Inside Nominated
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards
Best New Actor (TV) Reply 1988 Nominated
9th Korea Drama Awards
Best New Actor Nominated
1st tvN10 Awards
Scene-Stealer Award, Actor Nominated
16th Korea World Youth Film Festival
Rookie Award Won
30th KBS Drama Awards
Excellence Award, Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama Drama Special – Red Teacher Won
2nd Fashionista Awards
Best Fashionista N/A Nominated [5]
6th Korea Top Star Awards
Popular Star Award The Bros Won


  1. ^ "Reply 1988 Confirms 8 Actors in Cast Including Girl′s Day′s Hyeri, Ko Kyung Pyo, Park Bo Gum and More". enewsWorld. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-08.
  2. ^ "Actor Lee Dong Hwi and Model Jung Ho Yeon Revealed to Be Dating". Soompi.
  3. ^ Dea Won (1 June 2017). "[인터뷰] 변요한 "연애는 솔직하게…딴 짓 절대 안 해요"" [[Interview] Sir John "Love is honest ... I will not do anything else. "]. Sports Kyunghang (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-07-19.
  4. ^ Kim Ji-young (1 January 2016). "The hottest stars all belong in "byh48"". K-pop Herald. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  5. ^ "2016 네이버X셀럽스픽 패셔니스타 어워즈, 열기 뜨겁다". Chosun (in Korean). November 4, 2016.

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