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Lee Byung Hun


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July 12, 1970
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Lee Byung-hun was born July 12, 1970. He is an actor from Seoul, South Korea. The first time he was on TV was in 1991, on Asphalt My Hometown. Lee started getting recognition after his role in Bungee Jumping of Their Own. In addition to his movies he also is featured as the main character in the videogame Lost Planet: Extreme Condition. He is also a Buddhist and he is able to speak English, French, Mandarin, and Korean. Lee was featured in a lot of movies these include: Who Drives Me Mad?, Runaway, Kill the Love, Elegy of the Earth, The Harmonium in My Memory, Joint Security Area, Bungee Jumping of Their Own, Addicted, Everybody Has Secrets, Three Extremes, A Bittersweet Life, Once in a Summer, HERO, The Good, the Bad, the Weird, I Come with the Rain, and his latest movie G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

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Masquerade 2012 as King Gwanghaen & Beggar Ha-Sun (Movies)

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 2009 as Storm Shadow (Movies)

IRIS 2009 as Kim Hyun Joon (Korean Dramas)

A Bittersweet Life 2005 (Movies)

Everybody Has Secrets 2004 (Movies)

All In 2003 as Kim In Ha (Korean Dramas)

Beautiful Days 2001 (Korean Dramas)

Addicted 2001 (Movies)

JSA-Joint Security Area 2000 as Sgt. Lee Soo-hyeok (Movies)

Happy Together 1999 (Korean Dramas)

Lee Byung Hun News:

Film Review: 'Memories of the Sword'
Variety - Sep 3, 2015

... of Flying Daggers,” but his underdeveloped screenplay (co-penned with Choi A-reum) and overwrought narrative makes for plodding viewing, squandering the clout of its A-list stars Jeon Do-yeon (“Secret Sunshine”) and Lee Byung-hun (“I Saw the Devil”).

The Hong-yi Games
Fort Worth Weekly (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - Aug 26, 2015

Years ago, Sul-rang and her lover Duk-gi (Lee Byung-hun) led a popular uprising, only to betray their cause and murder Hong-yi's real parents. Now the girl has to avenge them by killing the woman she thinks of as her mother, plus a man who's an ...

Lee Byung Hun Apoologizes For His Actions And Delay Of His Film
KDramaStars - Jul 24, 2015

On July 24, actor Lee Byung Hun made his first public appearance following an alleged blackmail scandal which began in September 2014. 45-year-old star stood alone for three minutes, during a press conference for his upcoming film, "Memories of the ...

The Many Faces Of Lee Byung-hun
TwitchFilm (blog) - Jul 3, 2015

From brutal villain to sensitive rogue to flawed hero, Lee Byung-hun has been in many of the greatest and most entertaining films coming out of Korea. So once again I'm going to use nine pictures of one of my favourite thespians to make a quiz. Click ...

Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung Move Into The Mansion Owned By Jang Dong Gun ...
KDramaStars - May 19, 2015

The Seoul location will make it easier for Lee Byung Hun to return home to visit his family. During the last year Lee Byung Hun has spent much of his time in the U.S., where he is working on several films. The sci-fi film 'Terminator Genysis" will be ...

Lee Byung Hun And Lee Min Jung Have A Beautiful New Home
KDramaStars - May 25, 2015

Lee Byung Hun is one of few Korean actors who has successfully transitioned to acting in Hollywood productions. He stars as T-1000 in the upcoming science fiction release "Terminator Genisys" and the pre-production film, "The Magnificent Seven."

Exclusive 'Terminator Genisys' clip: Lee Byung-hun discusses causing trouble ...
NME.com - Jun 24, 2015

... joined by Game Of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke, who takes on the role of Sarah Connor made famous by Linda Hamilton, as well as by Whiplash's JK Simmons, Jai Courtney, Jason Clarke, former Doctor Who star Matt Smith and G.I. Joe's Lee Byung-hun.

Lee Byung Hun Will Attend 'Memories Of The Sword' Premiere in Korea
KDramaStars - Jul 15, 2015

Lee Byung Hun plays Deok Gi. Jeon Do Yeon plays Seol Rang, while Kim Go Eun plays Hong Ee. The swordsmen lead an uprising but Deok Gi betrays the uprising, leading to the death of many of his previous brothers-in-arms. Seol Rang, who is expecting a ...

Lee Byung Hun to star in 'Rush Hour 4' and 'Face/Off 2' with Diddy--sort of...
allkpop - Apr 27, 2015

Be Funny Studios and Funny or Die released a hilarious (fake) movie trailer on April 27 starring Diddy and Lee Byung Hun that parodies not one, but two movies as a trailer for sequels that do not exist yet: 'Rush Hour 4' and 'Face/Off 2.' The surprise ...

Lee Min Jung And Lee Byung Hun Name Their Little Boy
KDramaStars - Apr 9, 2015

Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung, who have been called Korea's Power Couple, married at a star-studded ceremony in 2013. The actor spent a few months in the U.S. during 2014 fulfilling various work obligations and participating in discussions with ...

GLAM's Jiyeon Raps About Lee Byung Hun Scandal On 'Show Me the Money 4'
KDramaStars - Jun 27, 2015

On the June 26 premiere episode of Mnet's "Show Me the Money 4," former GLAM leader Jiyeon delivered a rap performance where she aired her frustrations about the Lee Byung Hun scandal. In September 2014, Lee began legal action against former ...

The Lee Byung Hun Blackmail Case Ends With Prison Sentences And The Disbanding ...
KDramaStars - Jan 16, 2015

Whether the publicity surrounding the attempted blackmail of Lee Byung Hun will damage his career or harm his marriage remains to be seen. But the blackmail attempt has already resulted in prison sentences for both the convicted blackmailers and the ...

Lee Byung Hun And Lee Min Jung Return To Korea
KDramaStars - Feb 26, 2015

After months of living in Los Angeles, actors Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Jung have returned to Korea. He was in Los Angeles to work on the film "Terminator Genysis" and to further talks with Hollywood producers about starring in an upcoming film with ...

Review: Korean Warriors Seek Vengeance in 'Memories of the Sword'
New York Times - Aug 27, 2015

It is the Goreyo era in Korean history, and two warriors, the blind swordswoman Wol-so (Jeon Do-yeon) and the royal chancellor, Yu-baek (Lee Byung-hun), are locked in enmity over the long-ago death of Wol-so's sweetheart, who was fatally betrayed by ...

Lee Min Jung And Lee Byung Hun Have A Baby Boy
KDramaStars - Mar 31, 2015

Lee Byung Hun was the victim of a blackmail attempt in 2014 that ended in March 2015 with a suspended sentence for his blackmailers. While he was the victim in the case, his behavior prior to the blackmail attempt generated negative publicity. Lee Min ...

'Memories of Sword' overshadows Lee
Korea Times - Aug 10, 2015

Choosing a film starring actor Lee Byung-hun has generally been a safe choice for moviegoers. The star not only has the ability to captivate an audiences, such as in "A Bittersweet Life" (2005) or "Masquerade" (2012), but he also the gift for choosing ...

Lee Byung Hun's side updates on the actor since he became a father
allkpop - Apr 1, 2015

His agency BH Entertainment revealed on April 1, "Lee Byung Hun is staying by the mother Lee Min Jung's side to watch over her today, too. As Lee Min Jung's recovery is more important than anything else right now, he will be by his family's side until ...

Lee Min Jung Is Radiant In Her First Pictorial Since Motherhood
KDramaStars - Aug 20, 2015

In September 2014, Lee Byung Hun was shrouded in controversy, following an alleged blackmail scandal involving Dahee of the former idol group GLAM and model Lee Ji Yeon. The lengthy legal battle subsequently led to the disbandment of GLAM and ...

Five Facts About Rising Star Kim Go Eun
KDramaStars - Aug 26, 2015

Kim Go Eun has starred with top actors like Lee Byung Hun and Lee Min Ki. Kim followed "A Muse" with a two-year hiatus before portraying a developmentally delayed woman in "Monster." In "Monster," she appeared opposite Lee Min Ki, whose bone-chilling ...

Lee Byung Hun's close aide updates on the couple and comments on their baby son
allkpop - Apr 14, 2015

The aide told the media outlet, "Recently, through Lee Byung Hun's invitation, I visited Lee Min Jung's postnatal care center located in Gangnam, Seoul to meet up with Lee Byung Hun, Lee Min Jung, and their son, Jun Hoo. Even after giving birth, Lee ...

Dispatch Releases Texts Allegedly Exchanged Between Lee Byung Hun And Lee Ji ...
KDramaStars - Jan 5, 2015

The Korean media outlet Dispatch has revealed text messages that were allegedly exchanged between Lee Byung Hun and model Lee Ji Yeon, one of the two women recently convicted of blackmailing him. The text messages imply more than a casual ...

Paramount Switches Korean Distributor for Lee Byung-hun's 'Terminator: Genisys'
Variety - Jan 16, 2015

SEOUL — Paramount Pictures has dropped CJ Entertainment as its South Korean distributor for “Terminator Genisys,” the fifth installment in the “Terminator” series. The sci-fi action film prominently features top Korean star Lee Byung-hun as a T-1000 ...

Lotte Grabs Korean Rights on Lee Byung-hun's 'Terminator: Genisys'
Variety - Jan 28, 2015

South Korea is a key territory for the movie as top Korean star Lee Byung-hun plays a major role as a shape-shifting T-1000 android. “'T5′ is set to open in Korea in July, 2015,” said Lotte in a statement on Wednesday. “We confirm that Lotte ...

Lee Byung Hun, Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs to star in Rush Hour 4
The Straits Times - Apr 24, 2015

SEOUL (KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Korean actor Lee Byung Hun will star alongside American rapper Sean Combs, also known by his stage name P. Diddy, in the fourth Rush Hour movie. Lee's management BH Entertainment said Thursday ...

Movie guide: Capsule listings, reviews of current releases
Pocono Record - Aug 26, 2015

With Lee Byung-Hun, Jeon Do-Yeon and Kim Go-Eun. Directed by Park Heung-Sik. In Korean with English subtitles. (2:01) NR. “The Mend” — Two polar-opposite brothers reconnect over a rocky few days in New York City. With Josh Lucas, Stephen Plunkett ...

Lee Byun Hun's Blackmailers Receive Suspended Sentences
KDramaStars - Mar 26, 2015

The final hearing in the appeals case concerning Lee Byung Hun's convicted blackmailers took place on March 26. The initial trial, which reached a verdict in January 2015, resulted in prison sentences for the blackmailers, GLAM's Kim Da Hee and model ...

Former GLAM Vocalist Kim Dahee Apologizes To Actor Lee Byung Hun At Appeal ...
KpopStarz - Mar 6, 2015

Lee Ji Yeon and Kim Dahee are accused of attempting to blackmail actor Lee Byung Hun. The defendants arriving in Seoul District Court. On Thursday, singer Kim Dahee of the now-defunct K-pop girl group GLAM appeared alongside South Korean model ...



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