Lee Yoo-young

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Lee Yoo-young
Lee in 2016
Born (1989-12-08) December 8, 1989 (age 29)
EducationKorea National University of Arts
Years active2014–present
AgentPoongkyung Entertainment
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Yu-yeong
McCune–ReischauerRi Yu-yŏng

Lee Yoo-young (Hangul이유영; born December 8, 1989) is a South Korean actress.[1] She debuted in the film Late Spring (2014) where she won Best Actress at the 14th Milan International Film Festival, making her the first Korean to receive the honor.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

In December 2016, Lee was confirmed to be in a relationship with Yourself and Yours (2016) co-star Kim Joo-hyuk[4] until his death on October 30, 2017 in a traffic collision.[5][6]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 A Flowers Does Not Wilt, But... Soo-young Short film
2013 Men
Hide and Seek Cafe part-timer Bit part
2014 The Lunch Date Short film
Late Spring Lee Min-kyung
2015 The Treacherous Seoljungmae [7][8]
Fatal Intuition Si-eun [9]
Mr. Cowper In-ae Short film
A Lonely Bird
In Another Place
2016 Yourself and Yours Min-jeong [10]
2018 Marionette Han Seo-rin [11][12]
Herstory Ryu Seon-yeong Cameo[13]
The Soul-Mate Hyeon-ji [14]
Bad Police
2019 Diva [15]

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2016 Clocking Out Mae-goo Naver TV Cast Special appearance
2017 Tunnel Shin Jae-yi OCN [16]
2018 You Drive Me Crazy! Eun-sung MBC Drama special[17]
Your Honor Song So-eun SBS [18]
2019 Dear Citizens Kim Mi-young KBS2 [19]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2014 14th Milan International Film Festival Best Actress Late Spring Won [20]
2015 6th KOFRA Film Awards Best New Actress Won [21]
2nd Wildflower Film Awards Nominated
24th Buil Film Awards Won [22]
52nd Grand Bell Awards Won [23]
36th Blue Dragon Film Awards The Treacherous Won [24]
Korea Film Actors Association Awards Popular Movie Star Won [25]
2017 4th Wildflower Film Awards Best Actress Yourself and Yours Nominated
2018 6th APAN Star Awards Best New Actress Your Honor Nominated [26]
2nd The Seoul Awards Best New Actress (Drama) Nominated [27]


  1. ^ "LEE Yoo-young". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-11-19.
  2. ^ Jung, Hyun-mok (1 December 2015). "After film festival award, young star keeps rising". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-12-10.
  3. ^ "Actresses representing the next generation". Hancinema. 14 October 2015. Retrieved 2015-11-19.
  4. ^ "Kim Joo Hyuk Dating Starlet". The Chosun Ilbo. 14 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Actor Kim Joo-hyuck dies in car crash". The Korea Times. 30 December 2017.
  6. ^ "'Lover in Prague' laid to rest". The Korea Times. 2 November 2017.
  7. ^ "JU Ji-hoon and KIM Kang-woo Sign on for TREACHEROUS SUBJECT". Korean Film Biz Zone. 26 August 2014.
  8. ^ "The Treacherous Lee Yoo-young's alluring eyes to play Joseon's top kisaeng, Seol Joong-mae". Hancinema. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 2015-11-19.
  9. ^ Kim, June (3 February 2015). "LEE Yoo-young Sees the Dead in GEU-NOM-I-DA". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-11-19.
  10. ^ "KIM Joo-hyuk and LEE Yoo-young Tapped for New HONG Sang-soo Film". Korean Film Biz Zone. 19 August 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-10.
  11. ^ "LEE Yoo-young Takes the Lead in MARIONETTE". Korean Film Biz Zone. 2 December 2016.
  12. ^ "'Thriller Queen' is ready for action : Lee You-young plays a teacher with a troubled past in 'Marionette'". Korea JoongAng Daily. 12 May 2018.
  13. ^ "MIN Kyu-dong Wraps Comfort Women Tale HER STORY". Korean Film Biz Zone. 1 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Don LEE to Play in WONDERFUL LIFE". Korean Film Biz Zone. 8 August 2016.
  15. ^ "SHIN Min-a Set to Return to Theaters with DIVA". Korean Film Biz Zone. 24 July 2018.
  16. ^ "Lee Yoo-young Looks for Brighter Fare After Hit Crime Series". The Chosun Ilbo. 8 June 2017.
  17. ^ "Tunnel actress Lee Yoo Young to share screen space with Two Cops star Kim Seon Ho in new Kdrama". International Business Times. March 2, 2018.
  18. ^ "Lee You-young cast in upcoming SBS drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. 19 May 2018.
  19. ^ "[공식]최시원X이유영X김민정, '국민 여러분' 캐스팅 확정…내년 3월 첫 방송". Sports Chosun (in Korean). 8 December 2018.
  20. ^ "Starlet Receives Best Actress Award at Milan Film Fest". The Chosun Ilbo. 13 May 2014. Retrieved 2015-11-19.
  21. ^ "Kofra Film Awards Recognizes CHUN Woo-hee". Korean Film Biz Zone. 28 January 2015.
  22. ^ "THE SHAMELESS Triumphs at the 24th Buil Film Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. 7 October 2015.
  23. ^ "'Ode to My Father' Takes Ten Trophies at Grand Bell Awards". Variety. 20 November 2015.
  24. ^ "ASSASSINATION Tops Blue Dragon Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. 27 November 2015.
  25. ^ "Korea Film Actors' Association Hands Out 2015 Prizes". Korean Film Biz Zone. 30 December 2015.
  26. ^ "이병헌·손예진·아이유 APAN스타어워즈 노미네이트". Star News (in Korean). 27 September 2018.
  27. ^ "'제2회 더 서울어워즈' 10월27일 개최, 드라마-영화 각 부문별 후보공개". iMBC (in Korean). September 28, 2018.

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