November 27, 1977|
Daejeon, South Korea
Lee Tae-gon (born November 27, 1977) is a South Korean actor.
Lee attended Kyonggi University, where he studied Physical Education, majoring in swimming, he was a qualified swimming instructor before entering the entertainment industry. Lee has two older sisters. He is also a very keen fisherman, often catching large breams.
On December 16, 2011, Lee was honored with the Grand Prize for his work in Gwanggaeto, The Great Conqueror at the 19th Korean Culture & Entertainment Awards. He was additionally nominated for the KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award and the Daesang, or Artist of the Year, in recognition of his portrayal as the king in the Korean Broadcasting System historical saga Gwanggaeto, The Great Conqueror. The awards will be held on December 31, 2011.
- Dear Heaven (SBS, 2005)
- Yeon Gae Somun as Yeon Gae Somun (young adult) (SBS, 2006)
- Winter Bird as Jung Do Hyun (MBC, 2007)
- Detective Mr. Lee (MegaTV, 2008)
- My Life's Golden Age as Dong Han (MBC, 2008)
- Assorted Gems (also known as Jewel Bibimbap) as Seo Yeong-guk (MBC, 2009)
- Golden Fish as Lee Tae Young (MBC, 2010)
- Gwanggaeto, The Great Conqueror as Dam Duk/Gwanggaeto the Great (KBS1, 2011)
- One Well-Raised Daughter as Han Yoo-chan (SBS, 2013)
- Law of the Jungle - 2012 - Cast member, Ep. 23-28
- I Live Alone
- Law of the Jungle - 2015 - Cast member, Ep. 175-177
- Law of the Jungle - 2016 - Cast member, Ep. 216-219
- Law of the Jungle - 2017 - Cast member, Ep. 288-292
- Battle Trip - 2017 - contestant with Kangnam, Eps. 65-67
Awards and nominations
- 2005 SBS Drama Awards: New Star Award
- 2010 MBC Drama Awards: PD Award, Golden Fish
- 2011 KBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama, King Gwanggaeto the Great
- 2009 MBC Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Go Na-eun, Assorted Gems
- 2010 MBC Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award, Actor, Golden Fish
- 2010 MBC Drama Awards: Grand Prize, Golden Fish
- 2011 KBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Award, Actor, King Gwanggaeto the Great
- 2014 SBS Drama Awards: Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial Drama, One Well-Raised Daughter
- Please Take Care of My Fridge Ep. 141
- "So Ji-sub, Park Hae-il, Lee Tae-gon win top prize at culture and entertainment ceremony". 10 Asia. 2011-12-16. Retrieved 2011-12-22.
- Han, Sang-hee (1 September 2009). "Network to Bring New Sitcom, Dramas". Korea Times. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
- "'배틀트립' 이태곤, 멕시코 칸쿤 '해저 박물관' 위해 스쿠버 다이빙 자격증 취득". Donga News (in Korean). Retrieved 26 August 2017.
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