Check out the profile of actor Lee JoonGi! Find out what role he enjoys doing in dramas!
Apr 17 1982
2003 in MBC Drama "Nonstop 4"
B.A in Action in Seoul Ars College
May 03, 2010 ~ Feb 16, 2012
※ Update: Sep 2, 2021
Lee JoonGi is a famous Korean actor.
He made his debut as a model for the clothing brand 'So Basic' in 2001 and started showing his face to the public by taking many advertisements.
he made his debut as an actor in the MBC drama "Nonstop 4" in 2003.
After that, he appeared in several films. In 2005, he appeared in the hit movie "King and the Clown" (10 million viewers ). It changed his acting career.
Later, he appeared in "My Girl" (2005), "Fly, Daddy, Fly"(2006), "Time Between Dog and Wolf"(2007), "Iljimae"(2008), "Arang and the Magistrate"(2012), "Two Weeks"(2013), "The Scholar Who Walks the Night"(2015), "Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo"(2016), "Lawless Lawyer" (2018), and "Flower of Evil"(2020).
The word "pretty boy" started to be used in Korea with the screening of the movie "King and the Clown" starring Lee JoonGi.
The pretty boy syndrome started with Lee JoonGi, for he was extremely beautiful in a neutral way. He had every masculine feature but his overall aura was soft as women's. He gave such a huge impact on the overall idea of gender back then. The image of a beautiful man stayed with him for a couple of years until he was able to break into another image. He had no trouble acting out diverse roles, so he was able to move on easily from being stuck into one image.
Also, Lee JoonGi is known to be very skilled at action scenes. His historical dramas are also well appreciated along with other genres he starred in.
Here is more about him.
2004 - Hotel Venus (Japanese Movie) (Minor Role)
- Flying Boys (Minor Role)
2005 - The King and the Clown (Major Role)
2006 - Fly Daddy (Major Role)
2007 - May 18 (Major Role)
- Virgin Snow (Major Role)
2016 - Never Said Goodbye (Major Role)
2017 - Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Special Guest)
2003 - Nonstop 4 (Cameo Appearance)
2004 - Star's Echo (Minor Role)
- Drama Special: What Should I Do?
2005 - My Girl (Major Role)
2006 - 101st Proposal (Cameo Appearance)
2007 - Time Between Dog and Wolf (Major Role)
2008 - Illjimae (Major Role)
2009 - Hero (Major Role)
2012 - Arang and the Magistrate (Major Role)
2013 - Two Weeks (Major Role)
2014 - Gunman in Joseon (Major Role)
2015 - The Scholar Who Walks the Night (Major Role)
- She Was Pretty (Cameo Appearance)
2016 - Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (Major Role)
- 7 First Kisses (Major Role)
2017 - Criminal Mind (Major Role)
2018 - Lawless Lawyer (Major Role)
2019 - Hotel Del Luna (Cameo Appearance)
2020 - Flower of Evil (Major Role)
Gunman in Joseun
Moon Lovers Scarlet Hearts Rye
Flower of Evil