Lee Kyung-kyu

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Lee Kyung-kyu
Lee Kyung-kyu from acrofan.jpg
Born (1960-08-01) August 1, 1960 (age 56)
Busan, South Korea
Medium Television
Nationality South Korean
Years active 1981-present
Genres Comedy
Notable works and roles Qualifications of Men
Korean name
Hangul 이경규
Hanja 李敬揆
Revised Romanization I Gyeong-gyu
McCune–Reischauer I Kyŏng-kyu

Lee Kyung-kyu (born August 1, 1960) is a South Korean actor, comedian, MC, film producer, and screenwriter.[1][2][3][4] He was the highest paid entertainer on the KBS network in 2010, with earnings of ₩535 million.[5]

Lee patented his instant noodle recipe Kkokkomyeon (Korean: 꼬꼬면), which he created during an amateur cooking contest in an episode of the variety show Qualifications of Men. It became one of the top-selling products of 2011, and changed the landscape of the domestic instant noodles' market.[6][7][8][9][10][11]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Choi, Jun-yong (27 December 2010). "Lee Kyung-kyu wins grand prize at KBS Entertainment Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  2. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (9 January 2012). "Veteran comedian Lee reveals his disease". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  3. ^ Shin, Hae-in (9 January 2012). "Shadow behind the light: celebrities fighting panic disorder". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Why Do Many Celebrities Suffer from Mental Problems". The Chosun Ilbo. 10 January 2012. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  5. ^ "KBS' Highest-Paid Stars Revealed". The Chosun Ilbo. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  6. ^ Lee, Ji-yoon (30 August 2011). "Two ramyeon brands face mixed fates". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  7. ^ Kim, Mi-ju (14 October 2011). "Red ramen vs. white ramen". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  8. ^ Park, Hye-min; Kim, Mi-ju (3 December 2011). "Instant ramen with a hint of Apple". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  9. ^ Jung, Sung-ki (4 December 2011). "Kkokkomyeon to be exported to 20 nations". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  10. ^ "Instant Noodles Voted Business Success of the Year". The Chosun Ilbo. 8 December 2011. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  11. ^ Yoon, Ja-young (8 December 2011). "Instant noodles, Galaxy S2, Jobs are year's trendsetters". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  12. ^ Lee, Sun-min (14 March 2013). "Upcoming film revives retro TV show". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  13. ^ Lee, Sun-min (10 April 2013). "Comedian promises scholarship if film succeeds". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  14. ^ An, So-hyoun (4 May 2013). "Interview: Comedian Lee Kyung Kyu Says He'll Leave Chungmuro in Pain if The Singing Contest Fails". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  15. ^ Yang, Sung-jin (12 March 2007). "Comedian turned filmmaker Lee hits paydirt". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  16. ^ Kim, Hee-eun (2 April 2014). "Veteran comedians sign up for talk show". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 

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