Lee Jin-wook

About Lee Jin-wook

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: September 16, 1981
Birth Place: Cheongju, South Korea, South Korean
Other names: Lee Jin-uk
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 2003–present
Agent: C&CO ENS
Hangul: 이진욱
Hanja: 李陣郁
Revised Romanization: I Jin-uk
McCune–Reischauer: I Chinuk

Lee Jin-wook

Lee Jin-wook was born on September 16, 1981 in Cheongju, South Korea, South Korean, is Actor. Lee Jin-wook is a South Korean actor and model known for his roles in the romantic series ‘Glass Castle’ and ‘The Time We Were Not in Love’. Fascinated with baseball as a kid, Lee never thought about being an actor and it was while pursuing engineering that his interest peaked and he plunged into the acting business. After making his on-screen debut in the year 2004 with a small part in ‘Resurrection’, he kept appearing in small parts in TV series’ and made his film debut with 2014’s ‘Miss Granny’ in a supporting role. Eventually, Lee started getting better and bigger roles and with his extended roles in the series’ ‘Air City’, ‘Before and After’ and ‘Smile Again’, he became one of the most desirable young actors in the industry. Everything changed after Lee made his appearance in the time travel film ‘Nine: Nine Time Travels’. The film turned his career around and laid foundation for Lee to get one of the leading parts in ‘The Target’, an action thriller film. Over the years while he has been active, he has won an SBS Drama Award and a Mnet 20’s Choice Award while receiving nominations for a few others.
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Popular As Lee Jin-wook
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 39 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 16, 1981 (Cheongju, South Korea, South Korean)
Birthday September 16
Town/City Cheongju, South Korea, South Korean
Nationality South Korean

🌙 Zodiac

Lee Jin-wook’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Lee Jin-wook was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Lee Jin-wook was studying Environmental Engineering at Cheongju University when he dropped out to pursue acting. He began his entertainment career as a print model for Panasonic in 2003, then made his acting debut in My New Boyfriend, a 2004 short film directed by Hur Jin-ho. Roles in television dramas followed, namely: a good-natured stalker in Alone in Love, a baseball player in Smile Again, a private investigator in Someday, an Incheon Airport employee in Air City, a plastic surgeon in Before and After, the president's son in Formidable Rivals, and a newly married chaebol in Glass Castle.


After meeting on the set of Air City in 2007, Lee began dating Actress Choi Ji-woo. The couple broke up in 2011.


Lee then served his two-year mandatory military Service from May 6, 2009 to March 7, 2011 at the Defense Media Agency of the Ministry of National Defense. His comeback project was Myung-wol the Spy, in which he played a North Korean agent.


After playing the heroine's on-and-off boyfriend in I Need Romance 2012, Lee starred in his most high-profile role yet as a TV anchor in the time-traveling romance Nine: Nine Time Travels. The positive reception he gained from Nine led to his being cast in a supporting role in the comedy film Miss Granny, followed by his first major big-screen role in The Target, a remake of French action movie Point Blank.


In May, 2014 Lee reported dating Actress Gong Hyo-jin. However, due to various disparities they broke up after few months of dating.


On 14 July 2016, a woman came forth to sue Lee for rape; she had claimed that Lee followed her home after dinner with mutual friends and raped her. However, Lee denied the claims and countersued her for false accusations. In September 2016, Lee was found not guilty and discharged.


In 2017, Lee was cast in two films; indie film A Winter Guest Scarier than a Tiger; and romance thriller High Society.


In January 2018, Lee returned to the small screen with crime drama Return.

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