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Lee Byung-hun is a South Korean Actor & Singer, he started his career in 1991, by making his debut in the television drama Asphalt My Hometown.  Although he started getting public attention from the beginning of his career, he got more popularity throughout Korea after his role in the Joint Security Area

Lee is also a well-known personality in the United States for working in American Movies G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Red 2, and Terminator Genisys, etc.

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Lee Byung-hun (이병헌)

Actor, Singer

Name: Lee Byung-hun

Hangul: 이병헌

Birthdate: July 12, 1970

Birthplace: Seongnam, South Korea

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Blood Type: O

Height: 178cm

University: Hanyang University, Chung-Ang University (graduate school)

Major: French Literature / Theatre

Profession: Actor, Singer

Acting Debut: Asphalt My Hometown

Agency: BH Entertainment

Instagram: byunghun0712

Interesting facts about Lee Byung-hun

  1. He belongs to a wealthy family, his father is a Businessman.
  2. He played his first villain role in The Good, the Bad, the Weird.
  3. Lee practices Taekwondo in his spare time. 
  4. He majored in French Literature from Hanyang University
  5. On August 28, 2014, Singer Dahee from K-pop girl group GLAM and model Lee Ji-yeon, blackmailed Lee for 5 billion won for not releasing his video on the internet of making sexual jokes while drinking with them.
  6. On September 1, Dahee and Lee Ji-yeon was arrested after Lee reported the crime to the police.
  7. Lee’s girlfriend sued him for hurting her mentally and physically. She asked for compensation worth 100 million Won. But Lee denied all the allegations and later in 2010 he was cleared of all the charges.

Lee Byung-hun’s Dating life 

In 2000, Lee and Song Hye Kyo were dating each other, but their relationship lasted only 2 years.

In 2006, he dated Min-Jung Lee, but they had to break up due to a busy schedule. In 2012, they started dating again and married. 

On March 31, 2015, they welcomed their first child, a son

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Lee Byung-hun’s Movies 

1995Who Drives Me CrazyLee Jong-du
1995RunawayLee Dong-ho
1996Kill the LoveLove
1997Elegy of the EarthPark Jong-man
1999The Harmonium in My MemoryKang Soo-ha
2000Joint Security AreaLee Soo-hyeok
2001Bungee Jumping of Their OwnSeo In-woo
2002My Beautiful Girl, MariAdult Nam-woo
2004Everybody Has SecretsChoi Su-hyeon
2004Three Extremes - segment "Cut"Ryu Ji-ho
2005A Bittersweet LifeKim Sun-woo
2006Once in a SummerYun Suk-young
2007HeroKang Min-woo
2008The Good, the Bad, the WeirdPark Chang-yi, the Bad
2009I Come with the RainSu Dongpo
2009G.I. Joe: The Rise of CobraThomas Arashikage / Storm Shadow
2010The InfluenceW
2010Iris: The MovieKim Hyun-jun
2010I Saw the DevilKim Soo-hyeon
2012MasqueradeKing Gwanghae / Beggar Ha-sun
2013G.I. Joe: RetaliationThomas Arashikage / Storm Shadow
2013Red 2Han Cho-bai
2015Terminator GenisysCop / T-1000
2015Memories of the SwordDeok-gi / Song Yoo-baek
2015Inside MenAhn Sang-goo
2016MisconductThe Accountant
2016The Age of ShadowsJeong Chae-san
2016The Magnificent SevenBilly Rocks
2016MasterPresident Jin
2017A Single RiderKang Jae-hoon
2017The FortressChoi Myung-kil
2018Keys to the HeartJo-ha
2019AshfallLee Joon-Pyeong
2020The Man Standing NextKim Jae-gyu
2020Emergency Declaration
2021Concrete Utopia

Television Series

1991Asphalt My HometownJinwooKBS2
1991Flower That Never WiltKBS2
1992Days of SunshineChoi Hyung-manKBS2
1992Tomorrow LoveShin Bum-sooKBS2
1993The Sorrow of the SurvivorYi Ja-myungKBS2
1993PoliceOh Hae-sung
1994The Fragrance of LoveKim Jun-hoSBS
1995Asphalt ManKang Dong-joonSBS
1995Son of WindChang Hong-pyo[123]SBS
1997Beautiful My LadyHwang Jun-ho[124]SBS
1997I DoSBS
1997Wedding DressKBS2
1998White Nights 3.98Min Gyeong-bin[125]SBS
1999Happy TogetherSuh Tae-poong[126]SBS
1999Love Story - Story 1: SunflowerTae-sung[127]SBS
1999Sally is BackSBS
2001Beautiful DaysLee Min-chul[129]SBS
2003All InKim In-haSBS
2009IrisKim Hyun-junKBS2
2011Diplomat Kosaku KurodaJohn (cameo)[130]Fuji TV
2018Mr. SunshineEugene ChoitvN


2006Lost Planet: Extreme ConditionWayne Holden
2012The Final EmpireNarrator
2013CGV 4DX trailerHimself
2013Lee Byung Hun DocumentaryHimself
2017“I Luv It” music video by PsyHimself

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
1992KBS Drama AwardsBest New ActorDay of SunshineWon
1993KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, ActorTomorrow LoveWon
19956th Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest New ActorWho Drives Me CrazyWon
19954th Korean Culture and Entertainment AwardsBest Actor in TVSon Of WindWon
1995KBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActorSon Of WindNominated
1995KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, ActorSon Of WindWon
199632nd Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (TV)Son Of WindWon
199619th Golden Cinematography AwardsBest New ActorRunawayWon
199634th Grand Bell AwardsBest New ActorRunawayWon
200037th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActorThe Harmonium in My MemoryNominated
2000SBS Drama AwardsBig Star AwardN/AWon
20001st Busan Film Critics AwardsBest ActorJoint Security AreaWon
200021st Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorJoint Security AreaNominated
200124th Golden Cinematography AwardsMost Popular ActorJoint Security AreaWon
200138th Grand Bell AwardsNetizen's Popularity AwardJoint Security Area , Bungee Jumping of Their OwnWon
200138th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActorBungee Jumping of Their OwnNominated
200122nd Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorBungee Jumping of Their OwnNominated
200122nd Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardBungee Jumping of Their OwnWon
2001SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActorBeautiful DaysNominated
2001SBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Drama SpecialBeautiful DaysNominated
2001SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 Stars AwardBeautiful DaysWon
2001SBS Drama Awardsi-Star AwardBeautiful DaysWon
20012nd Korea Visual Arts FestivalPhoto Genic Award in TVBeautiful DaysWon
200238th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (TV)Beautiful DaysNominated
200223rd Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorAddictedNominated
2003SBS Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)All InWon
2003SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActorAll InNominated
2003SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 Stars AwardAll InWon
200339th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (TV)All InWon
200330th Korea Broadcasting Association AwardsBest ActorAll InWon
200525th Korean Association of Film Critics AwardsBest ActorA Bittersweet LifeWon
200513th Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActorA Bittersweet LifeWon
200542nd Grand Bell AwardsBest ActorA Bittersweet LifeNominated
200526th Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorA Bittersweet LifeNominated
200642nd Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (Film)A Bittersweet LifeWon
200614th Chunsa Film Art AwardsKorean Cultural AwardN/AWon
200715th Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActorOnce in a SummerNominated
200829th Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorThe Good, the Bad, the WeirdNominated
20093rd Asian Film AwardsBest Supporting ActorThe Good, the Bad, the WeirdNominated
200930th Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardG.I. Joe: The Rise of CobraWon
2009KBS Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)[1]IrisWon
2009KBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActorIrisNominated
2009KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length DramaIrisNominated
2009KBS Drama AwardsNetizen Award, ActorIrisWon
2009KBS Drama AwardsBest Couple Award with Kim Tae-heeIrisWon
2009National Assembly by the Mass Culture & Media Research GroupSpecial CommendationIrisWon
201021st Japan Jewelry Wearer AwardsSpecial AwardN/AWon
20101st Seoul Arts & Culture AwardBest TV ActorIrisWon
201046th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (TV)IrisWon
20105th Seoul International Drama AwardsOutstanding Korean ActorIrisWon
2010Tokyo Drama AwardsBest Actor in AsiaIrisWon
20103rd Korea Drama AwardsBest ActorIrisNominated
2010Asia Model Festival AwardsAsia Star AwardN/AWon
2010Green Planet Movie Awards10 Best International Actors of the Decade (Asia)N/AWon
2010China Music Awards and Asian Influential AwardsBest Asian Influential International ActorN/AWon
2010Asia-Pacific Producers' Network AwardsAPN AwardN/AWon
20103rd Style Icon AwardsStyle Icon of the YearN/AWon
201031st Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorI Saw the DevilNominated
201047th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActorI Saw the DevilNominated
201019th Buil Film AwardsBest ActorI Saw the DevilNominated
201147th Baeksang Arts AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang) for FilmI Saw the DevilWon
201147th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (Film)I Saw the DevilNominated
2011Korean Popular Culture and Arts AwardPresident's AwardN/AWon
201249th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActorMasqueradeWon
201249th Grand Bell AwardsPopularity AwardMasqueradeWon
201233rd Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorMasqueradeNominated
201213th Busan Film Critics AwardsBest ActorMasqueradeWon
2012CineAsia AwardsStar of the YearN/AWon
2012A-AwardsStyle AwardN/AWon
2012Korean Association of Film Critics AwardsAchievement AwardN/AWon
20139th Huading AwardsBest Foreign ActorN/AWon
201349th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor in FilmMasqueradeNominated
201322nd Buil Film AwardsBest ActorMasqueradeNominated
2013Bucheon International Fantastic Film FestivalProducers’ Choice Award[25]MasqueradeWon
20137th Asia Pacific Screen AwardsBest ActorMasqueradeWon
201334th Blue Dragon Film AwardsPopular Star AwardG.I. Joe: Retaliation, RED 2Won
2015Republic of Korea Top Star AwardTop Star AwardInside MenWon
201611th Max Movie AwardsBest ActorInside MenNominated
201610th Asian Film AwardsBest ActorInside MenWon
201621st Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActorInside MenNominated
20165th Marie Claire Film FestivalPioneer AwardInside MenWon
201652nd Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor in FilmInside MenWon
201615th New York Asian Film FestivalStar Asia AwardInside MenWon
201616th Director's Cut AwardsBest ActorInside MenWon
201625th Buil Film AwardsBest ActorInside MenWon
20164th Marie Claire Asia Star AwardsActor of the YearInside MenWon
201636th Korean Association of Film Critics AwardsBest ActorInside MenWon
201637th Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorInside MenWon
20163rd Korean Film Producers Association AwardsBest ActorInside MenWon
201653rd Grand Bell AwardsBest ActorInside MenWon
20165th APAN Star AwardsHallyu Global Star AwardN/AWon
201753rd Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (Film)MasterNominated
201738th Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest ActorThe FortressNominated
201823rd Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActorThe FortressNominated
201855th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActorThe FortressNominated
201811th Korea Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)Mr. SunshineNominated
20186th APAN Star AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)Mr. SunshineWon
20186th APAN Star AwardsK-Star AwardMr. SunshineNominated
20182nd The Seoul AwardsBest Actor (Film)The Fortress, Keys to the HeartNominated
20182nd The Seoul AwardsBest Actor (Drama)Mr. SunshineWon
20183rd Asia Artist AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)Mr. SunshineWon
20183rd Asia Artist AwardsArtist of the YearN/AWon
20183rd Asia Artist AwardsKorea Tourism Appreciation AwardN/AWon
20183rd Asia Artist AwardsFabulous AwardN/AWon
201838th Golden Cinema Film FestivalActing Grand PrizeKeys to the HeartWon
201955th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (TV)Mr. SunshineWon
202056th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActorAshfallWon
202025th Chunsa Film Arts AwardsBest ActorThe Man Standing NextWon
202056th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actor (Film)The Man Standing NextWon

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