Lee Yoo Young Profile
- Birth Name: 이유영 (Lee Yoo Young)
- Stage Name: Lee Yoo Young
- Nationality: South Korean
- Date of Birth: 1989.12.08
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Chinese Zodiac: Snake
- Height: 168 cm (5’51”)
- Weight: 48 kg (105.8 lbs)
- Blood Type: O
- Agency: Ace Factory
- Personal Social Media: Instagram
Lee Yoo Young Facts & TMI
- Lee Yoo Young was born and grew up in Seoul.
- Her family consists of mother and a younger brother.
- Her father passed away in 2014.
- She is a Christian.
- Lee Yoo Young graduated from the Theater Department, Korea National University of Arts.
- After graduating from high school, she did not go to college but worked as a hairdresser assistant at a hair salon.
- In 2010, when she turned 22, she enrolled in the Theater Department of the Korea National University of Arts.
- While attending the college, she was classmates with fellow actors such as Kim Go Eun, Park So Dam, Lee Sang Yi, Kim Sung Cheol, and Ahn Eun Jin.
- She starred in a low-budget film titled ‘Late Spring’ when she was still a college student.
- The movie ‘Late Spring’ drew attention after receiving awards for Best Actress at Milano International Film Festival (MIFF) 2014.
- In addition to winning Best Actress at MIFF, the movie also won several Best New Actress awards from 24th Buil Film Awards and 52nd Grand Bell Awards for Lee Yoo Young.
- In the movie ‘The Treacherous’ that was released in 2015, Lee Yoo Young shot several nude scenes and same-sex scenes with actress Lim Ji Yeon.
- On December 13, 2016, she is confirmed to be dating the late Kim Joo Hyuk who was 17 years older.
- In 2017, she made her first drama appearance as Shin Jae Yi in the OCN drama ‘Tunnel’.
- Her boyfriend Kim Joo Hyuk died in a traffic accident in Gangnam on October 30, 2017.
- Her kissing scene with Kim Seon Ho in the 4-episode drama ‘You Drive Me Crazy’ went viral and gained 14 million views on Youtube.
- She has beautiful hazel brown eyes, a very rare eye color among Koreans.
- Before becoming a Christian, she was an atheist.
- She debuted with a short indie film titled ‘A Flower Does Not Wilt, But…’ in 2012.
‘A Flowers Does Not Wilt, But…’ as Soo Young (2012/ Short film)
‘Hide and Seek’ as Cafe part-timer (2013)
‘The Lunch Date’ (2014/ Short film)
‘Late Spring’ as Lee Min Kyung (2014)
‘The Treacherous’ as Seoljungmae (2015)
‘Fatal Intuition’ as Si Eun (2015)
‘A Lonely Bird’ (2015/ Short film)
‘Mr. Cowper’ as In Ae (2016/ Short film)
‘Yourself and Yours’ as Min Jeong (2016)
‘Marionette’ as Han Seo Rin (2018)
‘Grass’ (2018/ Special appearance)
‘Herstory’ as Ryu Seon Yeong (2018/ Special appearance)
‘The Soul-Mate’ as Hyeon Ji (2018)
‘I Am Home’ as Eun Seo (2019)
‘Diva’ as Soo Jin (2020)
‘Perhaps Love’ as Jeong Won (2021)
‘Clocking Out’ as Mae Goo (Naver TV Cast/ 2016/ Special appearance)
‘Tunnel’ as Shin Jae Yi (OCN/ 2017)
‘You Drive Me Crazy’ as Eun Sung (MBC/ 2018)
‘Your Honor’ as Song So Eun (SBS/ 2018)
‘My Fellow Citizens!’ as Kim Mi Young (KBS2/ 2019)
‘The Lies Within’ as Kim Seo Hee (OCN/ 2019)
‘SF8’ as Gan Ho Jung/ Yeon Jung In (MBC/ 2020/ Episode: ‘The Prayer’)
‘Drama Special: Traces of Love’ as Lee Joo Young (KBS2/ SF8)
‘Dr. Brain’ as Jung Jae Yi (Apple TV+/ 2021)
‘Insider‘ as Oh Soo Yeon (JTBC/ 2022)
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