|Born||March 15, 1984|
|Education||Chung-Ang University - Theatre and Film (bachelor's and master's degree)|
|Revised Romanization||I Yun-ji|
Lee Yoon-ji (born March 15, 1984) is a South Korean actress. After making her acting debut in the sitcom Nonstop 4, Lee has starred in the television series Pure 19 (2004), Princess Hours (2006), Dream High (2011), The King 2 Hearts (2012), and Wang's Family (2013). She also appeared in season 1 of the reality/variety show We Got Married (2008-2009), as well as the romantic comedy film Couples (2011).
Lee made her acting debut in 2003 on the MBC sitcom Nonstop 4. She has since starred in many small screen projects such as Pure 19 (KBS, 2004), Princess Hours (MBC, 2006), King Sejong the Great (KBS, 2008), Dream High (KBS, 2011), The King 2 Hearts (MBC, 2012), and The Great Seer (SBS, 2012).
The same year she was hosting the entertainment news program Entertainment Weekly on KBS, Lee was also partnered with Super Junior member Kang-in in season 1 of the reality show We Got Married. She made her theater debut in the 2010 Korean staging of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Proof.
She, Danny Park and Kim Eui-sung starred in 992, a 13-minute film made by Wonsuk Chin using the iPhone 4S. The short, which premiered at the 2012 Macworld and was streamed on YouTube, is named after the New Balance running shoes favored by the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
From 2013 to 2014, Lee played one of the leading roles in Wang's Family, an ensemble family drama that received high ratings, peaking at 48.3%. She next starred in police procedural Dr. Frost (2014) and romantic comedy Ex-Girlfriend Club.
|2003||Nonstop 4||Lee Yoon-ji||MBC|
|2004||Han River Ballad||Yoon Da-young|
|2005||Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy||Na Seon-jae||SBS|
|Sisters of the Sea||Song Choon-hee||MBC|
|2006||Princess Hours||Princess Hye-myung|
|Pure 19||Park Yoon-jung||KBS1|
|2007||By My Side||Seo Eun-joo||MBC|
|2008||King Sejong the Great||Queen Soheon||KBS1|
|HDTV Literature "Spring, Spring Spring"||Hye-eun|
|2009||Children of Heaven||Yoon Sa-rang||SBS|
|Heading to the Ground||Oh Yeon-yi||MBC|
|2010||John and Rugalda, Two Virgin Spouses||Lee Soon-yi/Rugalda||PBC|
|Dandelion Family||Park Hye-won||MBC|
|2011||Dream High||Shi Kyung-jin||KBS2|
|Drama Special "Terminal"||Yeon-soo|
|2012||The King 2 Hearts||Lee Jae-shin||MBC|
|The Great Seer||Ban-ya||SBS|
|2013||Dating Agency: Cyrano||Ma Jae-in
(guest, episodes 1-3)
|Wang's Family||Wang Gwang-bak||KBS2|
|2014||Drama Special "That Kind of Love"||Yeon-soo|
|Dr. Frost||Song Sun||OCN|
|2015||Ex-Girlfriend Club||Jang Hwa-young||tvN|
|2016-2017||Person Who Gives Happiness||Im Eun-hee||MBC|
|2011||Social Network Interaction Movie - Episode X3||Ray||BMW Korea short film|
|2003||Declaration of Freedom Saturday Big Operation - Rose War||KBS2||variety/reality show|
|2008-2010||Entertainment Weekly||Host; entertainment
|2008-2009||We Got Married Season 1||MBC||Cast (episodes 39-55);
|2009||Love Tree 36.5||OnStyle|
|Big Star X-File||KBS2|
|2011||Yoo Jae-suk and Kim Won-hee's
Come to Play
|2012||Healing Camp||SBS||Host (episode 70); talk show|
|2013||Miss Korea 2013||Y-Star||Host; beauty pageant|
|2003||"Happy Days"||track from Nonstop 4 OST|
|2006||"Here Comes Love"||track from Pure 19 OST|
|2010||"Snow Falling in My Heart"||track from Love Tree Project|
|2011||"Our Love Shines"
(sung with Gong Hyung-jin, Kim Joo-hyuk,
Lee Si-young, Oh Jung-se)
|track from Couples OST|
|2012||"I Long for You"||track from The Great Seer OST|
|"First Love"||track from The King 2 Hearts OST|
|2014||"That Person" (duet with Han Joo-wan)||track from Wang's Family OST|
Awards and nominations
|2006||KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actress||Pure 19||Won|
|2007||MBC Drama Awards||Golden Acting Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||By My Side||Won|
|2008||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||King Sejong the Great||Won|
|Excellence Award, Actress in a One-Act Drama/Special||Spring, Spring Spring||Nominated|
|2011||Men's Health||2011 Vital Woman||N/A||Won|
|19th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards||Best Actress||Couples||Won|
|4th Korea Drama Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Dream High||Nominated|
|KBS Drama Awards||Won|
|2012||1st K-Drama Star Awards||Acting Award, Actress||The King 2 Hearts||Nominated|
|MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Won|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||The Great Seer||Nominated|
|2013||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama||Wang's Family||Nominated|
- Kim, Jessica (17 February 2010). "PHOTO: Lee Yoon-ji receives graduation diploma". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "Actress Lee Yoon-ji attends a graduation ceremony at Chungang University in Seoul on Wednesday". The Chosun Ilbo. 18 February 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Kim, Heidi (2 June 2011). "Jung Gyu-woon, Lee Yoon-ji named PR ambassador for Jecheon Music Festival". 10Asia.
- Ho, Stewart (14 May 2012). "The King 2Hearts Lee Yoon Ji Says Eun Shi Kyung is Close to Her Ideal Type". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Ko, Hong-ju (25 May 2012). "Lee Yoon Ji Doesn't Want to Let Go of The King 2Hearts". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Lee, Tae-ho (14 August 2012). "Lee Yoon-ji scores female lead role in SBS' new historical drama". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Cha, Hanna (14 November 2012). "Lee Yoon Ji dresses up as a beggar: "Not an ordinary one, but a pretty one!"". Star News. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Ho, Stewart (24 October 2012). "Lee Yoon Ji Gave a Presentation to Get On We Got Married". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "Actress Lee Yun-ji Joins Voluntary Service in Cambodia". KBS Global. 20 February 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "Kang Hye-jung, Lee Yoon-ji to Share Stage Role in Proof". The Chosun Ilbo. 30 August 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Elley, Derek (24 March 2012). "Couples". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Choi, Min-ji (26 October 2011). "Lee Yoon Ji Sheds Her Girl-Next-Door Image for Photo Spread". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Chin, Wonsuk (20 March 2012). "992". Cinema Forever. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "Korean Director Honors Steve Jobs with iPhone Movie". The Chosun Ilbo. 20 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Myers, Tony (24 February 2012). "Director Chin Wonsuk strikes perfect balance with 992 tribute to Jobs". Smart Movie Making. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Jeon, Su-mi (6 November 2012). "Lee Yoon Ji to Host Healing Camp for a Day for Han Hye Jin". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Sunwoo, Carla (7 November 2012). "Lee Yoon-ji to step in for friend Han Hye-jin". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "King's Family Lee Yoon-ji Causes Stir with 'Dog Sounds'". KBS Global. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
- "Ratings Jump to 30.4% Thanks to Lee Yoon-ji and Han Joo-wan's Romance!". KBS Global. 15 October 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-14.
- "Star Interview: Lee Yoon-ji, "The Wang Family welcomed me to my 30's"". Hancinema. 26 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
- Kwon, Ji-youn (1 May 2015). "Meet members of Ex-girlfriend Club". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2015-05-20.
- Lee, Sun-min (24 July 2014). "Lee Yun-ji to marry longtime friend". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-07-25.
- "Lee Yoon-ji to Marry Old Friend". The Chosun Ilbo. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-25.
- Lee, Sun-min (25 July 2014). "Actress weds dentist she knew for 10 years". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-07-25.
- "Actress Lee Yoon-ji Shows Off in Pre-Wedding Photos". The Chosun Ilbo. 23 September 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-29.
- Lee, Sung-eun (23 September 2014). "Lee Yoon-ji marries non-celebrity". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-09-29.
- "Moon Geun-young: 'Our Warm Heart Included in the Album'". KBS Global. 11 January 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Ko, Jae-wan (18 January 2010). "Moon Geun-young and others shoot charity spread for Vogue". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- 이윤지 처음사랑, 직접부른 음원공개 '설레임 가득 담은 곡'. StarN News (in Korean). 25 April 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "2006 KBS Drama Awards". Korean Broadcasting System (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "2008 KBS Drama Awards". Korean Broadcasting System (in Korean). Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- 이윤지 '2011 바이탈우먼 상' 수상. Star In E Daily (in Korean). 29 June 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Hong, Lucia (16 December 2011). "So Ji-sub, Park Hae-il, Lee Tae-gon win top prize at culture and entertainment ceremony". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Hong, Lucia (2 January 2012). "Shin Ha-kyun scores top prize at 2011 KBS Drama Awards". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Equivalent to Best Supporting Actress.