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She is a South Korean Actress & Model, She started her career as a model in 1991. In 1993, She debuted as an actress in the drama “How’s Your Husband?” and she also won the Best New Actress at the SBS Drama Awards.

She started getting noticed after starring in the 2000 film Joint Security Area, which became the highest-grossing Korean film at that time. 

In 2003,Lee rose to fame after her role in the drama Dae Jang Geum. This drama became the 10th highest rated Korean drama of all time. 

Lee Young-ae Profile

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Lee Young-Ae (이영애)

Actress, Model

Name: Lee Young-Ae

Hangul: 이영애

Birthdate: January 31, 1971

Birthplace: Oksu-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Star Sign: Aquarius

University: Hanyang University

Height: 165cm

Weight: 48 kg

Blood Type: AB

Occupation: Actress, Model

Talent Agency: Storm S Company (Korea)

Interesting facts about Lee Young-ae

  1. Lee Young-ae was the first South Korean actress who was selected as a member of the jury bench of the International Berlin Film Festival.
  2. She got international popularity after her role in thee Television Series Jewel in the Palace
  3. Lee returned to big screen after 13 years in the 2018 film Find Me.
  4. She received the Medal of Culture Merit from Korean Government for her contribution in Korean Wave. 
  5. Apart from her acting career she is involved in a lot of Charities. 
  6. Lee was invited to Ethiopia as a NGO Goodwill Ambassador in 1997.
  7. She donated all the income from her autobiography “A Most Special Love” to the Charity. 
  8. She donated a huge amount of money to build a school in Myanmar.
  9. She owns a business handling organic and environmentally friendly products for children in Seoul. Which was launched in 2012.

Lee Young-ae’s Dating life

In 2009, Lee Young-ae married a Korean-American businessman named Jeong Ho-young. He is 17 years older than Lee.

Lee gave birth to a Boy and a Girl on February 20, 2011. 

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Lee Young-ae‘s Films

YearEnglish titleKorean titleRole
1996Insyalla인샬라Lee Hyang
1998First Kiss키스할까요Min-joo (cameo)
2000Joint Security Area공동경비구역 JSAMaj. Sophie E. Jean
2001Last Present선물Park Jung-yeon
2001One Fine Spring Day봄날은 간다Han Eun-soo
2005Lady Vengeance친절한 금자씨Lee Geum-ja
2019Bring Me Home나를 찾아줘Seo Jung-yeon

Television Series

YearEnglish titleKorean titleRoleNetwork
1993How's Your Husband?댁의 남편은 어떠십니까?Do Do-heeSBS
1995Love and Marriage사랑과 결혼Oh Eun-jiMBC
1995West Palace서궁Kim Gae Shi / Gae TtongKBS
1995Asphalt Man아스팔트 사나이Dong-heeSBS
1996Papa파파Han Sae-youngKBS
1996Their Embrace그들의 포옹Kim Seung-hyeMBC
1996Sibling Relations동기간MBC
1997Medical Brothers의가형제Cha Min-juMBC
1997The Reason I Live내가 사는 이유Ae-sukMBC
1997Because I Love You사랑하니까Eo Yu-naSBS
1999Invitation초대Choi Yeong-juKBS
2000Fireworks불꽃Kim Ji-hyunSBS
2003Jewel in the Palace대장금Seo Jang-geumMBC
2017Saimdang, Memoir of Colors사임당, 빛의 일기Shin Saimdang / Seo Ji-yoonSBS
2018Gangnam Beauty내 아이디는 강남미인Cameo[37]JTBC

Awards & Nomination

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
1994SBS Drama AwardsBest New ActressHow's Your Husband?Won
1995KBS Drama AwardsPopularity AwardWest PalaceWon
1996MBC Drama AwardsExcellence Award, ActressTheir Embrace, Sibling RelationsNominated
1997MBC Drama AwardsExcellence Award, ActressThe Reason I LiveWon
1998SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActressRomanceWon
1999KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, ActressInvitationNominated
1999KBS Drama AwardsPopularity AwardInvitationWon
2000SBS Drama AwardsBig Star AwardsFireworksWon
2000SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActressFireworksNominated
200021st Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Leading ActressJoint Security AreaNominated
20012nd Korea Movie & Music AwardsPhotogenic Prize for ActressJoint Security AreaWon
200138th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActressLast PresentNominated
2001Cine 21 Movie AwardsBest ActressOne Fine Spring Day , Last PresentWon
20012nd Busan Film Critics AwardsBest ActressOne Fine Spring DayWon
200122nd Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Leading ActressOne Fine Spring DayNominated
200238th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Film)One Fine Spring DayNominated
200239th Grand Bell AwardsBest ActressOne Fine Spring DayNominated
200225th Golden Cinema Film FestivalMost Popular ActressLast PresentWon
2003MBC Drama AwardsGrand Prize (Daesang)Dae Jang GeumWon
2003MBC Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActressDae Jang GeumNominated
200440th Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (TV)Dae Jang GeumNominated
20042nd Andre Kim Best Star AwardsFemale Star AwardN/AWon
2005Hong Kong Government Broadcasting AwardHong Kong People's ChoiceN/AWon
2005China Synsis BaoMost Influential Foreign StarN/A3rd place
200526th Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Leading ActressLady VengeanceWon
20054th Korean Film AwardsBest ActressLady VengeanceNominated
20058th Director's Cut AwardsBest ActressLady VengeanceWon
200538th Sitges Film FestivalBest ActressLady VengeanceWon
200513th Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActressLady VengeanceNominated
200638th Cinemanila International Film FestivalBest ActressLady VengeanceWon
200643rd Grand Bell AwardsBest ActressLady VengeanceNominated
200643rd Grand Bell AwardsKorean Wave Popularity AwardLady VengeanceWon
200642nd Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Film)Lady VengeanceWon
200715th Chunsa Film FestivalKorean Wave Contribution AwardN/AWon
20073rd Andre Kim Best Star AwardsGrand PrizeN/AWon
20071st Hallyu AwardsStar (Drama) AwardN/AWon
200744th Korean Broadcasters Association DayActor AwardN/AWon
2007Ministry of Culture, Sports and TourismMedal of Cultural MeritN/AWon
20095th Andre Kim Best Star AwardsFemale Star AwardN/AWon
201510th Seoul International Drama Awards10th Anniversary Hallyu Achievement AwardN/AWon
201722nd Consumers DayCultural Person AwardSaimdang, Memoir of ColorsWon
20172017 SBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actress in a Wed-Thurs DramaSaimdang, Memoir of ColorsNominated
202025th Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActressBring Me HomeWon
202029th Buil Film AwardsBest ActressBring Me HomeNominated

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