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Lee Kwang Soo (Lee Kwangsoo)

Actor Lee Kwang Soo (Lee Kwangsoo) Profile, Drama, Facts, and TMI

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Lee Kwang Soo Profile

  • Birth Name: 이광수 (Lee Kwang Soo)
  • Stage Name: Lee Kwangsoo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1985.07.14
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Chinese Zodiac: Ox
  • Height: 190 cm (6’23”)
  • Weight: 78 kg (171.9 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: Kingkong by Starship Entertainment
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, TikTok

Lee Kwang Soo Facts & TMI

  • Lee Kwang Soo was born in Namyangju.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and a younger sister Lee Bo Ram (born 1988).
  • His father Lee Jong Ho is CEO of a furniture company in Namyangju called Dauning.
  • He is Christian.
  • Kwangsoo holds an associate degree from the Broadcasting Department, Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts.
  • He made his official acting debut in 2008 through MBC sitcom ‘Here He Comes’.
  • He started receiving public’s attention after starring in MBC sitcom ‘High Kick Through the Ro
  • Lee Kwang Soo is best known for his participation as a fixed cast member in SBS variety show ‘Running Man’.
  • After 11 years, Kwangsoo left ‘Running Man’ due to health reasons in April 2021.
  • At first, he stood out because of his tall height.
  • Before venturing into acting, he was also active as a fashion model, but he said that he only stood on the runway once.
  • Although he is tall and slender, he was surprisingly chubby when he was a child.
  • It is said that height has grown rapidly since the third year of middle school, and as he grew taller, he became popular with the opposite sex. It is said that he grew to 190cm tall at this time.
  • Lee Kwang Soo said that he may inherit his tall height from his parents (his father is 178 cm while his mother is 163 cm).
  • Because he is so tall, he was scouted by a lot of basketball and volleyball teams.
  • He started modeling in his second year of high school.
  • During the 3rd grade of high school, he joined a theater company. He felt excited when he was acting, and from then on, he decided to become an actor.
  • However, the theater company collapsed shortly after Lee Kwang Soo entered the company. He then decided to enlist in the military in 2005 and was discharged in 2007.
  • Thanks to the popularity of ‘Running Man’ as a Hallyu program, he became famous as one of Hallyu stars with the nickname Asia Prince.
  • He received the Rookie of the Year award at SBS Entertainment Awards 2011. And Daesang Award in Variety Show at SBS Entertainment Awards 2016.
  • In the past, he mentioned that as an actor he had a lot of worries because of the image of a variety show star, but now he has succeeded in both variety show and acting activities.
  • Since October 2020, he is actively appearing only in movies.
  • ‘Running Man’ used Sting’s ‘Saint Agnes And The Burning Train’ as Lee Kwang Soo’s signature background music.
  • Lee Kwang Soo has wide connections in the entertainment industry that he met through ‘Running Man’ or other projects he was in.
  • From ‘Running Man’, he got very close with Yoo Jae Suk that now serves as his “life mentor”, Lee Sang Yeob, Lee Da Hee, Kang Han Na, and singer Hong Jin Young.
  • Lee Kwang Soo has a group of actor friends that he often hangs out with. The members are said to be Cha Tae Hyun, Jo In Sung, Bae Seong Woo, Song Joong Ki, Lim Joo Hwan, Kim Ki Bang, Kim Woo Bin, Do Kyung Soo, Park Bo Gum, and Nam Joo Hyuk.
  • He also maintains friendships with a lot of female celebrities including Park Bo Young, Shin Se Kyung, Lim Soo Hyang, Han Hyo Joo, Park Ha Sun, Jung Yu Mi, Seo Hyun Jin, Park Min Young, Moon Chae Won, Lee Min Jung, Lee Sung Kyung, Jung Eun Ji, etc.
  • Through ‘Running Man’, he met his girlfriend Lee Sun Bin. The two confirmed their dating news on December 31st, 2018.


‘Battlefield Heroes’ as Moon Di (2011)
‘Wonderful Radio’ as Cha Dae Geun (2012)
‘The Scent’ as Gi Poong (2012)
‘All About My Wife’ as PD Choi (2012)
‘A Wonderful Moment’ as Kim Jung Il (2013)
‘Maritime Police Marco’ as Marco (2013)
‘Walking with Dinosaurs 3D’ as Patchi (2013)
‘Confession’ as Min Soo (2014)
‘A Dynamite Family’ as Constable Park (2014)
‘Collective Invention’ as Park Goo (2015)
‘The Accidental Detective 2: In Action’ as Yeo Chi (2018)
‘Inseparable Bros’ as Park Dong Goo (2019)
‘Tazza: One Eyed Jack’ as Jo Kka Chi (2019)
‘Sinkhole’ as Kim Seung Hyun (2021)
‘Happy New Year’ as Sang Hoon (2021)
‘Pirates: Goblin Flag’ as Mak Yi (2022)

TV Series

‘The Scale of Providence’ as Oh Kwang Chul (SBS/ 2008)
‘Here He Comes’ as Oh Man Soo (MBC/ 2008–2009)
‘High Kick Through the Roof’ as Lee Kwang Soo (MBC/ 2009–2010)
‘Dong Yi’ as Park Young Dal (MBC/ 2010)
‘City Hunter’ as Go Ki Joon (SBS/ 2011)
‘Bachelor’s Vegetable Store’ as Nam Yoo Bong (Channel A/ 2011–2012)
‘The Innocent Man’ as Park Jae Gil (KBS2/ 2012)
‘Dating Agency: Cyrano’ as Choi Dal In (tvN/ 2013/ Cameo, episode 6–8)
‘Goddess of Fire’ as Prince Imhae (MBC/ 2013)
‘Potato Star 2013QR3’ as Bo Young’s first love (tvN/ 2013/ Cameo, episode 18)
‘Secret Love’ as Lee Tae Yang (DramaCube/ 2014/ Episode 7–8: “A Seven Day Summer”)
‘It’s Okay, That’s Love’ as Park Soo Kwang (SBS/ 2014)
‘The Girl Who Sees Smells’ as Himself (SBS/ 2015/ Cameo with Running Man members, episode 1)
‘Puck!’ as Jo Joon Man (SBS/ 2016)
‘Descendants of the Sun’ as Toy gun range shooting shop worker (KBS2/ 2016/ Cameo, episode 1)
‘Dear My Friends’ as Yoo Min Ho (tvN/ 2016/ Cameo)
‘Entourage’ as Cha Joon (tvN/ 2016)
‘The Sound of Your Heart’ as Jo Suk (KBS2/ 2016–2017)
‘Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth’ as Mak Moon (KBS2/ 2017/ Cameo, episode 1–3)
‘The Best Hit’ as Yoon Ki (KBS2/ 2017/ Cameo, episode 2)
‘Live’ as Yeom Sang Soo (tvN/ 2018)
The Murderer’s Shopping List‘ as Ahn Dae Sung (tvN/ 2022)
‘Hero’ (TBA)


‘Kyuksantawoo’ by Leessang (2011)
‘Oh Fresh Men’ by Lee Kwang Soo, Ji Chang Wook, Kim Young Kwang, Shin Won Ho and Sung Ha (2012/ The Bachelor’s Vegetable Store OST)
‘Busan Vacance’ by Skull and HaHa (2012)
‘You Are the Best’ by Byul (2013)
‘Runaway’ by KARA (2013)
‘Again’ by Turbo (2015)
‘MOMOMO’ by Cosmic Girls (2016)

Variety Show

‘Running Man’ (SBS/ 2010–2021/ Cast member, episode 1–559)
‘Perhaps Love’ (Hubei Television/ 2015/ with Lynn Hung)
‘On Rent: House on Wheels’ (tvN/ 2021/ with ‘The Pirates 2’ actors)
‘Busted!’ (Netflix/ 2018–2021/ Cast member, season 1 and 3)

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