Lee Ki-woo

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Lee Ki-woo
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Lee Ki-woo at Flower Boy Ramyun Shop premiere, in October 2011
Born (1981-10-23) October 23, 1981 (age 36)
Seoul, South Korea
Education Dankook University
(B.A. in Business Administration)
(M.B.A. in Arts and Cultural Management)
Occupation Actor
Agent Family Entertainment
Korean name
Revised Romanization I Gi-u
McCune–Reischauer I Giu

Lee Ki-woo (born October 23, 1981) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in The Classic (2003), Tale of Cinema (2005), A Love to Kill (2005), and Flower Boy Ramyun Shop (2011).[1][2][3][4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Lee enlisted for his mandatory military service on November 9, 2009, and after 22 months of active duty at the Armed Forces Seoul Hospital, he was discharged on September 1, 2011.[6]

He began dating actress Lee Chung-ah in 2013; they were costars in the 2011 series Flower Boy Ramyun Shop.[7]



Year Title Role
2003 The Classic Yoon Tae-soo
2004 Windstruck Prince 4 (cameo)
Spin Kick Seok-bong
He Was Cool Kim Han-sung
2005 Tale of Cinema Jeon Sang-won
Sad Movie Sang-gyu
2006 Lost in Love Sang-sik
Woman on the Beach Beach resort caretaker
2007 Ballet Shoes (short film) Lee Ki-woo
Skeletons in the Closet Jin-sung
Someone Behind You Park Hyun-joong
2008 Crazy Waiting Gi-seong (cameo)
Story of Wine Min-sung
Lost and Found Kang Min-woo
2010 Wedding Dress Ji-hoon
2011 Sin of a Family Detective Lee Tae-heon
2013 Bean Sprouts Il-hong
2014 Shot Gun Detective
2015 Time Renegade Detective Lee
2016 Misbehavior Lee Jong-chan

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2004 Not Alone Lee Ki-woo SBS
2005 A Love to Kill Kim Joon-sung KBS2
2006 Outrageous Women Jang Woo-jin ("Rookie") MBC
2007 Kid Gang Lee Kal-nal OCN
2008 Star's Lover Jung Woo-jin SBS
2011 Flower Boy Ramen Shop Choi Kang-hyuk tvN
2012 My Shining Girl Idol singer
(cameo, episode 6)
Standby Ryu Ki-woo MBC
2013 The Virus Kim Se-jin OCN
Miss Korea Lee Yoon MBC
2014 Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit Park Tae-min tvN
2016 Memory Shin Young-Jin
Doctors Gong Byeong-doo (cameo, ep. 1-5,9) SBS
2017 The Lady in Dignity Kang Ki-ho JTBC
2017-18 Rain or Shine[8] Seo Joo-won
2018 Four Men[9] Kang Il-kwon TBA

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2011 Food Essay[10] O'live Host
2013 Playing Oppa Y-Star Host
2014 Friends in Macau Y-Star
2015 Real Men Season 2 MBC
2016 Babel 250[11][12] tvN Cast member
2017 Battle Trip KBS2 Contestant with Lee Yi-kyung (episodes 42–45)
2018 Busted! Netflix Cameo ep. 3

Music video[edit]

Year Song Title Artist
2002 "100 Days" Naul
2006 "Living One Year in Winter" Brian Joo
2009 "Staying Away" KCM
2012 "Just Let It Go" + "Bad Guy Thing" + "Sorry I'm Sorry"
(Escape EP)[13][14]
Kim Hyung-jun
"Memory of the Wind"[15] Naul
2018 "My Apology Letter" Kim Yeon-woo

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2008 1st Korea Jewelry Awards Emerald Award N/A Won
2013 8th Asia Model Festival Awards Model Star Award N/A Won
2016 9th Korea Drama Awards Hoy Star Award Memory Won


  1. ^ Hong, Grace ii Danbi (8 April 2013). "The Girls that Lost the Chance to Be with Lee Ki Woo". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  2. ^ Lee, Kyung-nam (24 October 2011). "Lee Ki Woo Shows Off Well-Proportioned Body for Flower Boy Ramen Shop". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  3. ^ Choi, Eun-hwa (10 November 2011). "More Half-Naked Men in Flower Boy Ramen Shop". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  4. ^ Hong, Lucia (16 February 2012). "Lee Ki-woo joins Kang Ji-hwan, Kim Hyung-jun agency". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  5. ^ Lee, In-kyung (16 February 2012). "Lee Ki Woo Signs Exclusive Acting Contract". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  6. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (1 September 2011). "Actor Lee Ki Woo Released from Army". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-01-02. 
  7. ^ Ko, Hong-ju (8 April 2013). "Lee Chung Ah Admits She Has Been Dating Lee Ki Woo". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  8. ^ Kang, Seo-jeong. "[단독] 나문희·이기우·박희본·김강현, '그냥 사랑하는 사이' 출연확정". Naver (in Korean). Osen. Retrieved August 23, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Lee Ki-woo to join "Four Men"". Hancinema. Hankook Ilbo. October 19, 2017. 
  10. ^ Choi, Eun-hwa (28 November 2011). "Lee Ki Woo To Host Cooking Show". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  11. ^ Lee, Seung-Mi (July 11, 2016). [SC초점]'비정상회담'vs'바벨250', 月夜 외국인 예능 대결. The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved July 11, 2016. 
  12. ^ ‘말 안통하는’ 예능 <바벨250>…어떻게 소통할까?. News Khan (in Korean). July 11, 2016. Retrieved July 11, 2016. 
  13. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (26 June 2012). "Kang Ji Hwan and Lee Ki Woo to Join Kim Hyung Jun in his Upcoming MV". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  14. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (24 July 2012). "Kim Hyung Jun Teases with Just Let It Go MV Preview". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 
  15. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (20 September 2012). "Naul Returns with Wind Memory MV". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-04-08. 

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