Lee Si-eon

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Lee Si-eon
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Lee on December 2019
Lee Bo-yeon

(1982-07-03) 3 July 1982 (age 38)
Other namesLee Shi-un
EducationSeoul Institute of the Arts - Broadcasting and Entertainment
Years active2009–present
AgentBS Company
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Si-eon
McCune–ReischauerI Si-ŏn
Birth name
Revised RomanizationI Bo-yeon
McCune–ReischauerI Po-yŏn

Lee Si-eon (born Lee Bo-yeon on July 3, 1982) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his comic supporting role in the popular campus drama Reply 1997.[1][2][3][4][5] He is also known for being a cast member of MBC's popular reality TV show I Live Alone until his departure in December of 2020.[6]



Year Title Role
2001 Kick the Moon bit part
2011 Children... PD Yoon
Perfect Game senior member of national team/MBC Baseball player (cameo)
2013 Tough as Iron Jong-soo
2014 My Love, My Bride Ki-tae
2019 Race to Freedom: Um Bok Dong Lee Hong-dae
Killed My Wife Chae Jung-ho
2020 Search Out Sung-min

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2009 Friend, Our Legend Kim Joong-ho MBC
2010 Dr. Champ Heo Taek-woo SBS
2011 Paradise Ranch Secretary Lee
Warrior Baek Dong-soo Daeheung
2011-12 Bolder By the Day Wang Sung-han MBN
2012 The King 2 Hearts Kim Hang-ah's first love MBC
Reply 1997 Bang Sung-jae tvN
2012-13 Seoyoung, My Daughter Choi Ho-jung's blind date KBS2 Cameo
2013 Don't Look Back: The Legend of Orpheus Kim Dong-soo
The Strange Cohabitation Gwang-hyun Drama Special
Reply 1994 Bang Sung-jae tvN Cameo (Ep. 16)
Eun-guk and the Ugly Duckling Eun-guk KBS2 Drama Special[7]
Jin Jin Kim Kyung-chul Drama Special
2014 The Noblesse Yoon Shin-joong JTBC
Modern Farmer Yoo Han-cheol SBS
Righteous Love tvN Cameo
2015 Kill Me, Heal Me Park Min-jae MBC
Hogu's Love Shin Chung-jae tvN
Beating Again Oh Woo-sik JTBC
Webtoon Hero Toondra Show Text of the Joseon Dynasty MBC Every 1
2015-16 Remember Section Chief Ahn SBS
2016 W Park Soo-bong MBC
2017 Three Color Fantasy - The Universe's Star Grim Reaper
Innocent Defendant SBS Cameo (Ep. 18)
Good Manager Prosecutor Park Yong-tae KBS2 Cameo (Ep. 20)
Whisper young Kang Yoo-taek SBS
Man to Man Ji Se-hoon JTBC
My Sassy Girl Bang Se-ho SBS
Reunited Worlds Shin Ho-bang
Man in the Kitchen Bong Myung-tae MBC
Two Cops Yong-pal [8]
I'm Not a Robot Cameo
2018 Live Kang Nam-il tvN [9]
High-End Crush Section chief Heo MBN Web Drama
Player Lim Byung-min OCN [10]
2019 Welcome to Waikiki 2 a reporter JTBC Cameo (Ep. 3)[11]
Abyss Park Dong-cheol tvN [12]
Hotel Del Luna an astronaut Cameo (Ep. 3)[13]
2019-20 Queen: Love and War Wal TV Chosun [14]
2020 Dinner Mate Food truck operator MBC Cameo (Ep. 3)
Men Are Men Oh Jak-ga KBS2 Cameo
Cheat on Me, If You Can Jang Seung-cheol

Television show[edit]

Year Title Role Network
2016 Real Men Cast Member - Manly Men special MBC
2016–2020 I Live Alone Cast Member
2020 Hometown Flex Guest tvN

Music video[edit]

Year Song Title Artist
2012 "Have, Don't Have" Dal Shabet[15]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2016 SBS Drama Awards Special Award, Actor in a Genre Drama Remember Nominated
MBC Drama Awards Best New Actor W Nominated
Best Couple Award (with Kim Eui-sung) Nominated
MBC Entertainment Awards Male Rookie Award in Variety Show I Live Alone, Real Men (Season 2) Nominated
2017 MBC Entertainment Awards Rookie Award, Variety Category I Live Alone Won
MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Drama Two Cops Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Reunited Worlds
2019 19th MBC Entertainment Awards Top Excellence Award in Variety Category (Male) I Live Alone Nominated
Best Teamwork Award Won
2020 20th MBC Entertainment Awards Top Excellence Award in Variety Category – male[16] Nominated


  1. ^ Han, Yeo-wool (5 September 2012). "이시언: My name is…". TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  2. ^ Han, Yeo-wool (5 September 2012). 이시언: 방성재보다 이시언. TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  3. ^ Lee, Hyun-jin (5 September 2012). <응답하라 1997> 이시언 씨, '까리뽕쌈'하게 사셨군요. OhmyNews (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  4. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (3 September 2012). "Reply 1997 Cast Sad to Finish Filming". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 9 September 2012. Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  5. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (11 September 2012). "Infinte's Hoya Dines with Lee Si Eon After Missing Reply 1997 Wrap-Up Party". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  6. ^ "'나혼자산다' 기안84, 마감 전 석고상 그리기 열중 "나란 넘 X친넘" 셀프 디스". Asia Today (in Korean). June 15, 2018. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  7. ^ "HanCinema's Drama Review: Drama Special - The Ugly Duckling". Hancinema. 10 November 2013. Retrieved 2016-04-28.
  8. ^ "Lee Si-eon to star in "Two Cops"". Hancinema. September 27, 2017.
  9. ^ "Lee Si-eon to star in Noh Hee-kyeong's "Live"". Hancinema. November 20, 2017.
  10. ^ "Song Seung-heon, Krystal, and Lee Si-eon in "Player"". Hancinema. Star Money. June 4, 2018.
  11. ^ Hwang, Su-yeon (March 21, 2019). "이시언 측 "'으라차차 와이키키2' 특별출연 맞다"". Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  12. ^ Park, Soo-in (February 19, 2019). "이시언 측 "'어비스' 출연 확정" 박보영과 연기 호흡(공식입장)". Newsen (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  13. ^ Jeon, Hyo-jin (July 20, 2019). "'호텔델루나' 이준기·이시언, 특별출연…여진구 전 지배인 후보군". Sports Donga (in Korean). Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  14. ^ Choi, Ji-yun (21 October 2019). "진세연·김민규, 궁중 로맨스···TV조선 '간택' 12월 첫방". Newsis (in Korean). Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  15. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (31 October 2012). "Lee Si Eon to Star in Dal Shabet's Next Music Video". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-01-18.
  16. ^ Hong Se-young (December 29, 2020). "[2020 MBC 방송연예대상] 성훈, 버라이어티 부문 남자최우수상". sports.donga (in Korean). Retrieved December 29, 2020.

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