Lee Jong-hyuk

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Lee Jong-hyuk
Lee Jong-Hyuk from acrofan.jpg
Born (1974-07-31) July 31, 1974 (age 42)
Seoul, South Korea
Education Seoul Institute of the Arts - Theater
Years active 1998–present
Agent Dain Entertainment (formerly Motion Media)[1]
Spouse(s) Choi Eun-ae
Children Lee Tak-soo
Lee Joon-soo
Korean name
Revised Romanization I Jong-hyeok
McCune–Reischauer Yi Chonghyŏk

Lee Jong-hyuk (born July 31, 1974) is a South Korean actor. After more than a decade of leading and supporting roles on stage, film and television, he gained newfound mainstream popularity through the 2012 romantic comedy series A Gentleman's Dignity.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Shiri Special agent,
North Korean 8th Squad
1999 Attack the Gas Station Thug 4, Yonggari's underling
2000 General Hospital, The Movie:
A Thousand Days
2004 Once Upon a Time in High School Cha Jong-hoon
Shinsukki Blues Judicial Affairs team leader,
Shin Seok-gi
2005 Mr. Socrates Squad leader Shin
2006 A Dirty Carnival Gangster in the movie
Dark Forest Jung Woo-jin
A Good Day to Have an Affair Fox 2
2008 Miss Gold Digger Han Dong-min
Radio Dayz K
Crush and Blush Seo Jong-cheol
2010 Parallel Life Lee Kang-seong
2011 Hindsight Baek Kyung-min
2012 Rise of the Guardians Pitch Black animated, Korean dubbed[9]
2015 My Sister, the Pig Lady Joon-seob

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2003 Span Drama MBC
2005 Green Rose Shin Hyun-tae SBS
2006 Hello, God Park Dong-jae KBS2
Dr. Kkang Seok Hee-jung MBC
2007 Crazy in Love Lee Hyun-chul SBS
Flowers for My Life (cameo) KBS2
2008 Bichunmoo Ha Chang-ryong SBS
Formidable Rivals Yoo Gwan-pil KBS2
Chosun Police Season 2 Jin Moo-young MBC Every 1
2009 Temptation of an Angel Jung Sang-mo (cameo) SBS
2010 The Slave Hunters Hwang Chul-woong KBS2
Marry Me, Please Kim Tae-ho KBS2
The Fugitive: Plan B Screening room translator
Hwang Chul-ho (cameo, episode 2)
2011 Detectives in Trouble Jung Il-do KBS2
Drama Special
"Yeongdeok Women's Wrestling Team"
Park Joo-young KBS2
2011 Vampire Prosecutor Prosecutor Jin (cameo, episode 8) OCN
2012 Korean Peninsula Choi Seong-min (cameo) TV Chosun
A Gentleman's Dignity Lee Jung-rok SBS
2013 Flower Boys Next Door Hongdae guru (cameo, episode 1) tvN
Dating Agency: Cyrano Seo Byung-hoon tvN
Master's Sun Lee Jae-seok (guest, episode 11) SBS
2014 Pluto Secret Society Kang Seok's former colleague
(cameo, episode 11)[10]
Drama Festival "Turning Point" Yeom Dong-il MBC
One Sunny Day Young-ho Line TV
2015 Queen's Flower Park Min-joon MBC
Bubble Gum Kang Suk-joon tvN
2016 Descendants of the Sun Captain Kim Jin Seok KBS2

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2012 Jungle Love MBC Voice narration
2013 Dad! Where Are We Going? MBC Reality show with his son Lee Joon-soo[11][12]
2014 Dad! Where Are We Going? Season 2 MBC Voice narration
Off to School jTBC Guest, episodes 19-25

Music video[edit]

Year Song Title Artist
2013 "Open the Door" Im Chang-jung


Year Title Role
2001 The Threepenny Opera
Blood Brothers
2003 Oh! Happy Day
19 and 80 Harold
2006 Dracula Dracula
2008 Singles Su-heon
2009 Rain Man[13] Charlie Babbitt
2011 200 Pounds Beauty Han Sang-jun
2012 Le Passe-Muraille Dusoleil
2013 Le Passe-Muraille Dusoleil
2014 Chicago Billy Flynn
Le Passe-Muraille Dusoleil


Year Song Title Notes
2006 "Ae soo" Track from Hello, God OST

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2001 Seoul Performing Arts Festival Best New Actor Won
2008 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Formidable Rivals Nominated
2010 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Daily Drama Marry Me Please Won
Top Excellence Award, Actor Marry Me Please, The Slave Hunters Nominated
2011 KBS Drama Awards Best Actor in a One-Act/Special Drama Yeongdeok Women's Wrestling Team Nominated
2012 Herald DongA TV Lifestyle Awards Best Dressed N/A Won
SBS Drama Awards Special Acting Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama A Gentleman's Dignity Won
2013 MBC Entertainment Awards Star of the Year Dad! Where Are We Going? Won
2014 MBC Drama Awards Best Actor in a Drama Short Turning Point Nominated


  1. ^ Son, Ji-ah (April 17, 2017). "모션미디어→다인엔터테인먼트로 사명 변경…문화산업 다각화". Maeil Business Newspaper (in Korean). Retrieved May 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (15 June 2012). "Lee Jong Hyuk Believes He's More Handsome than Jang Dong Gun". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ Ho, Stewart (27 July 2012). "Gentleman's Dignity's Lee Jong Hyuk Enjoys Idol Star-Like Popularity". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  4. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (18 August 2012). "Lee Jong Hyuk Believes He's the Best Looking out of A Gentleman's Dignity". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  5. ^ "A Gentleman's Dignity star Lee Jong Hyuk says "I don't even envy A-Lister Jang Dong Gun"". Korea.com. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  6. ^ "Lee Jong Hyuk "I Rejected Writer Kim Eun Sook's Casting, Even Jang Dong Gun Didn't Play Hard To Get..."". KDramaStars. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  7. ^ "Actor Lee Jong Hyuk talks about his family and his theory in acting". Korea Star Daily via Yahoo!. 29 August 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  8. ^ "An interview with Lee Jong Hyuk: A wise choice of taking the role as Lee Jong Rok in A Gentleman's Dignity". Korea Star Daily via Yahoo!. 2 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  9. ^ Lee, Claire (24 October 2012). "Four local actors voice Hollywood-animated film". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-08-01. 
  10. ^ Lee, Ji-young (17 April 2014). "Do Hee and Lee Jong Hyuk Make Cameo Appearance in Children’s Drama". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-20. 
  11. ^ "Dad Where Are You Going? Lee Jong Hyuk Jealous "My Son is More Popular Than I Am"". KDramaStars. 28 April 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-24. 
  12. ^ Kim, Joy (16 August 2013). "Lee Jong hyuk and Lee Jun soo to hold signing event". BNTNews. Retrieved 2014-01-24. 
  13. ^ "Events Calendar". The Korea Herald. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 

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