Lee Yu-bi in March 2018.
November 22, 1990
Seoul, South Korea
|Education||Ewha Womans University - Voice|
|Family||Kyeon Mi-ri (mother)|
|Revised Romanization||I Yu-bi|
|Revised Romanization||Im Yu-bi|
Lee Yu-bi (Hangul: 이유비; born November 22, 1990) is a South Korean actress.
Lee is the daughter of the actors Kyeon Mi-ri and Im Young-gyu. Her parents divorced in 1993. When her mother remarried in 1998 their stepfather, Lee Hong-heon legally adopted her and her sister, Lee Da-in who is also an actress.
She began her career in the 2011 sitcom Vampire Idol, then played supporting roles in television dramas The Innocent Man (2012), Gu Family Book (2013), and Pinocchio (2014), as well as the films The Royal Tailor (2014) and Twenty (2015). Lee plays her first leading role in Scholar Who Walks the Night, adapted from the webtoon about a Joseon vampire scholar and a cross-dressing bookseller.
In 2017, Lee starred alongside Choi Min-ho in the JTBC web drama Somehow 18. The same year, she was cast in the comedy film Neighbour Cousin. In October 2017, Lee signed with new management agency 935 Entertainment.
|2014||The Royal Tailor||Royal concubine Soui|
|2012||The Innocent Man||Kang Choco||KBS2|
|2013||Gu Family Book||Park Chung-jo||MBC|
|2015||The Scholar Who Walks the Night||Jo Yang-sun||MBC|
|2016||Uncontrollably Fond||Lee Yu-bi||KBS2||Cameo ep. 4|
|2017||Somehow 18||Han Na-bi||JTBC||Web series|
|2018||A Poem a Day||Woo Bo-young||tvN|
Awards and nominations
|2012||2012 KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actress||The Innocent Man||Nominated|
|2013||49th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best New Actress (TV)||Nominated|
|7th Mnet 20's Choice Awards||20's Booming Star - Female||Gu Family Book and The Innocent Man||Won|||
|2nd APAN Star Awards||Best New Actress||Gu Family Book||Won|||
|2013 MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actress||Nominated|
|2014||2nd Asia Rainbow TV Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|2014 SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award||Pinocchio||Won|
|2015||52nd Grand Bell Awards||Popularity Award||Twenty||Nominated|
|36th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best New Actress||Nominated|
|2015 MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Scholar Who Walks The Night||Nominated|
|Best New Actress in a Miniseries||Won|||
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- "'Pinocchio' introduces four main characters". Kpop Herald. 24 October 2014.
- Jo, Yeon-kyung (19 February 2014). "Lee Yubi to Face Off Park Shin Hye in Royal Tailor". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-04-22.
- Lee, Hyung-woo (12 April 2012). "Interview: Lee Yubi Says Seduction Scene in Twenty was Ad-libbed". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-04-22.
- Hwang, Hye-jin (20 April 2015). "Scholar Who Walks the Night Confirms Lee Joon Gi, Lee Yubi, Kim So Eun, and TVXQ′s Changmin as Cast". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-04-22.
- "'Scholar Who Walks the Night' photos released". Kpop Herald. 26 June 2015.
- "JTBC makes first web drama 'Somehow 18'". The Korea Times. 27 August 2017.
- "OH Dal-su, JUNG Woo and LEE Yu-bi Join NEIGHBOR COUSIN". Koren Film Biz Zone. 27 October 2017.
- "이유비, 935엔터와 전속계약..남궁민 연정훈 한솥밥(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). 17 October 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-17.
- "Medical drama with comedy, but without doctors, "A Poem, a Day"". Kpop Herald. 20 March 2018.
- Lee, Sun-min (24 January 2014). "Lee Yu-bi chosen as Popular Song host". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-01-24.
- Park, Ji-ryun (6 November 2014). "Lee Yubi to Step Off as MC of Inkigayo to Focus on Pinocchio". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-04-22.
- "[20′s Choice] 2NE1′s CL, Infinite, Shinhwa and More Win Big at 2013 20′s Choice Awards". enewsWorld. 18 July 2013. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016.
- "'그겨울' 송혜교, 대전드라마페스티벌 '대상' 영예". Star News (in Korean). November 16, 2013.
- Ko, Ji-seon (31 December 2015). "2015 MBC Drama Awards roundup". The Korea Herald.