Lee Wan

About Lee Wan

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: January 03, 1984
Birth Place: Nam District, Ulsan, South Korea, South Korean
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Education: Kookmin University - Physical Education Kookmin University Graduate School - Sports Management
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 2003-present
Height: 1.76 m (5 ft 9 ⁄2 in)
Relatives: Kim Tae-hee (sister) Rain (brother-in-law)
Hangul: 김형수
Hanja: 金亨洙
Revised Romanization: Gim Hyeong-su
McCune–Reischauer: Kim Hyŏngsu
Website: www.lee-wan.com

Lee Wan


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Lee Wan is Actor born on January 03, 1984 in Nam District, Ulsan, South Korea, South Korean. Lee Wan is a South Korean film and TV actor who started his career with music videos at a young age. His acting debut happened with the TV series ‘My Fair Lady’ in 2003 and with his older Sister Kim Tae-hee being a popular actor, he got some good early roles in his career which more or less established him as a highly competent actor.

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Biography/Timeline

2003

Born as Kim Hyung-soo, he began his career in entertainment after starring in a music video alongside older sister, Actress Kim Tae-hee. Using the stage name Lee Wan, he made his acting debut in 2003. He first drew notice in a supporting role in the television drama Stairway to Heaven, followed by leading roles in romantic comedies Snow White: Taste Sweet Love and Let's Go to the Beach. He reunited with Stairway to Heaven costar Park Shin-hye in 2006 in the melodrama Tree of Heaven which was a joint Korean-Japanese production. Lee also contributed the song "Where Farewells Don't Exist" to the drama's Soundtrack.

2005

Lee's increased Korean Wave popularity led to him being cast in as the leading man in the Japanese film Veronika Decides to Die (based on the same-titled novel by Paulo Coelho), which screened at the 2005 Tokyo International Film Festival. He also played the leading role opposite Ami Suzuki in the 2007 Japanese television drama Magnolia no Hana no Shita de ("Under the Magnolia"), which portrayed a romance between a Korean man and a Japanese woman who meet while studying in New York City. Afterwards, he returned to Korean television with a supporting role in In-soon Is Pretty, as the protagonist's younger brother.

2008

In 2008, Lee starred in the Korean War film Once Upon a Time in Seoul. He next played a villain in the gambling-themed series Swallow the Sun in 2009.

2010

Lee enlisted for mandatory military Service on 12 July 2010, and was part of the entertainment Soldiers unit of the Defense Media Agency under the Ministry of National Defense. He was discharged on 23 April 2012.

2013

As his first post-army project, Lee appeared in the 2013 online drama It's Not Over Yet; it aired in 6-part 10-minute installments on social networking sites. In 2015, he starred in Northern Limit Line, a naval thriller about the Second Battle of Yeonpyeong.

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