Lee Hye-young (actress, born 1962)

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Lee Hye-young
Born (1962-11-25) November 25, 1962 (age 56)
EducationChung-Ang University - Theater and Film
Years active1981-present
Spouse(s)Seol Do-yoon (m. 1987; divorced)
Parent(s)Lee Man-hee (father)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Hyeyeong
McCune–ReischauerI Hyeyŏng

Lee Hye-young (born November 25, 1962) is a South Korean actress. She is the daughter of celebrated film director Lee Man-hee, who died in 1975 when she was in middle school.[1][2] Lee began her acting career in 1981 at the age of 17 through a local musical theatre production of The Sound of Music. Since then she has performed in theater, feature and short films, and television. She was one of the most prominent South Korean actresses in the 1980s, starring in films such as The Blazing Sun (1985), Winter Wanderer (1986), Ticket (1986), The Age of Success (1988), North Korean Partisan in South Korea (1990), Fly High Run Far (1991), Passage to Buddha (1993), and No Blood No Tears (2002).[3] Lee also played supporting roles in the Korean dramas I'm Sorry, I Love You (2004), Fashion 70's (2005) and Boys Over Flowers (2009).[4]



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  1. ^ Mun, Gwan-gyu (2009). LEE Man-hee: Korean Film Directors. Seoul, South Korea: Seoul Selection. pp. 1925–1945. ISBN 9788991913608.
  2. ^ Dobrensky, Helen (18 June 2010). "Dainty Korean Actress Revives Legacy of Her Maverick Film Director Dad, Lee Man-Hee". Open Film. Retrieved 2013-09-24.
  3. ^ 년만의 컴백 이혜영, 늘 새로운 전도연. Movist (in Korean). 25 February 2002. Retrieved 2013-09-24.
  4. ^ Oh, Jeong-yeon (30 January 2008). 이혜영: "배우라서, 여자라서 더 행복해질 거다". Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved 2013-09-24.
  5. ^ "[공식] 이혜영·최민수 '무법변호사' 캐스팅…'쌍방 카리스마' 예고". Ilgan Sports (in Korean). March 16, 2018.
  6. ^ "이혜영 "'메디아'는 일생일대의 도전…신화 아닌 오늘날 이야기"" (in Korean). Asiae. 2017-02-13. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  7. ^ Kim, Gap-sik (15 December 2000). "Two big box-office hit musicals arrive". The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2013-09-24.

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