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Lee Joon Gi (Lee Jun Ki)

Actor Lee Joon Gi (Lee Jun Ki) Profile, Facts, and TMI

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Source: Namoo Actors Official Website

Lee Joon Gi (Lee Jun Ki) Profile

  • Birth Name: 이준기 (Lee Joon Gi)
  • Stage Name: Lee Joon Gi (Lee Jun Ki)
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1982.04.17
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Height: 178 cm
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Blood Type: B
  • Agency: Namoo Actors
  • Instagram: @actor_jg

Lee Joon Gi (Lee Jun Ki) Facts & TMI

  • Lee Joon Gi was born in Busan, South Korea
  • His family consists of parents, himself, younger sister, and a dog
  • He studied film at Seoul Institute of the Arts but then dropped out
  • He attended to Seoul Comprehensive Arts and Practical School majoring in Acting Arts
  • When he was in high school, he got into performing arts after watched “Hamlet” performance
  • He took several part-time jobs while following some auditions
  • In 2001, debuted as commercial model
  • His acting debut started from supporting role in Japanese-Korean movie The Hotel Venus in 2004
  • People began to acknowledge his acting due to his role in movie The King and the Clown in 2005
  • He got more overseas popularity after starred popular drama My Girl in 2006 and it put him into Hallyu Wave stardom
  • In August 2009, he was honored to be promotional ambassador of Korea Tourism Organization
  • He completed mandatory military service from 2010 to 2012 enlisted in republic of Korea Army
  • Arang and the Magistrate becomes his comeback drama after military service
  • He is a Catholic
  • His baptismal name is Peter
  • He is currently under management of Namoo Actors
  • Lee Joon Gi likes to learn and practice martial arts
  • He is good at taekwondo and it makes him rarely use stuntman for fight scenes
  • His MBTI is INFP
  • Black is his favorite color
  • Melon and hallabong are his favorite fruits
  • His favorite music genre is hip-hop
  • His favorite musicians are Maroon 5, Jason Mraz, Kim Kwang Suk, Lee Sun Hee
  • Ahn Sung Ki is his role model in acting
  • Lee Joon Gi got the role in Hollywood movie Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
  • Mila Jovovich appreciated his acting skill in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and said that he was a scene-stealer and did the extreme scenes without stunt double

Movies

‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ as Commander Chu (2016)
‘May 18’ as Kang Jin Woo (2007)
‘Virgin Snow’ as Kim Min (2007)
‘Fly, Daddy, Fly’ as Go Seung Suk (2006)
‘The King and the Clown’ as Gong Gil (2005)
‘Flying Boys’ as Dong Wan (2004)
‘The Hotel Venus’ as Boy (2004)

TV Series

Flower of Evil‘ as Baek Hee Sung (tvN/ 2020)
‘Hotel Del Luna’ as exorcist – Ep. 3 (tvN/ 2019)
‘Lawless Lawyer’ as Bong Sang Pil (tvN/ 2018)
‘Criminal Minds’ as Kim Hyun Joon (tvN/ 2017)
‘Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo’ as Wang So (SBS/ 2016)
‘She Was Pretty’ as himself – Ep. 9 (MBC/ 2015)
‘Scholar Who Walks the Night’ as Kim Sung Yeol (MBC/ 2015)
‘Gunman in Joseon’ as Park Yoon Kang (KBS2/ 2014)
‘Two Weeks’ as Jang Tae San (MBC/ 2013)
‘Arang and the Magistrate’ as Eun Oh (MBC/ 2012)
‘Hero’ (MBC/ 2009)
‘Il Ji-Mae: The Phantom Thief’ as Il Ji Mae/ Yong Yi (SBS/ 2008)
‘Time Between Dog And Wolf’ as Lee Soo Hyun (MBC/ 2007)
‘The 101st Proposal’ as cameo (SBS/ 2006)
‘My Girl’ as Seo Jung Woo (SBS/ 2005-2006)
‘Star’s Echo’ (MBC/ 2004)
‘Nonstop 4’ as guest (MBC/ 2003)

Awards

2016 SBS Drama Awards – December 31, 2016

  • Ten Star Award (“Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo”)
  • Hallyu Star Award (“Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo”)
  • Best Couple Award with IU (“Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo”)

2015 MBC Drama Awards: Ten Star Award (“Scholar Who Walks the Night”) – December 30, 2015

2014 KBS Drama Awards – December 31, 2014

  • Excellent Actor (“Gunman in Joseon”)
  • Best Couple Award with Nam Sang Mi (“Gunman in Joseon”)

2012 MBC Drama Awards: Best Couple Award with Shin Min Ah (“Arang and the Magistrate”) – December 30, 2012

43rd Baeksang Arts Awards: Most Popular Actor (“Fly, Daddy, Fly”) – April 25, 2007

42nd Baeksang Arts Awards: Best New Actor (“King and the Clown”) – April 14, 2006

27th Blue Dragon Film Awards – December 15, 2006

  • Popular Star Award (“King and the Clown”)
  • Best On-screen Couple Award with Kam Woo Sung (“King and the Clown”)

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