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Lee Yo Won

Updated on October 1, 2014

One of the most popular actresses in South Korea - Lee Yo Won

Lee Yo Won -- an actress, model, loving mother and wife who hails from South Korea. This multi-awarded actress was born on April 09, 1980 in Seongnam City, Gyeonggi Province. She started out as a model before becoming an actress. Her latest TV drama is the romantic-fantasy, 49 Days where she portrayed the role of Song Yi Kyung -- a young woman who can't get over the loss of her one true love in an accident.

Back in 1998, her acting debut was in the film, Scent of a Man. A year later, she was part of the cast of the movie, Attack the Gas Station! Her first lead role was in 2001 in the hit TV series, Blue Love.

She married professional golfer, Park Jin-Woo in 2003. After two years of rest from show business, she came back in the popular drama series, Fashion 70's. After which she was then casted in various movies and TV Series.

In 2009, she took on the role of Queen Seondeok in the historical drama, Queen Seon Deok. Her portrayal made her even more popular in Asia.

After two years, she is back again as Song Yi Kyung in the fantasy-drama, 49 Days.

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Lee Yo Won | Fast Facts

Name: Lee Yo-won

Birthplace: South Korea

Height: 170cm

Weight: 48kg

Star sign: Aries

Blood type: B

Spouse: Park Jin Woo

Talent agency: J&H Film

Hobbies: Watching movies, listenning to music, reading

High School: Holy Girls High School

University: Dankook University (Dept of Theatre and Film)

Movie Debut: Scent of a Man

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TV DRAMAS

Queen Seon Duk

Queen Seon Duk
Queen Seon Duk

Bad Love

Bad Love
Bad Love

Bad Love Synopsis

Na In Jung struggles with her love between the rather cold and rebellious Yong Ki and a successful businessman, Soo Hwan. Kang Yong Ki is a pop culture artist. He was separated from his first love, Jo Ann, and still carries the wound that he suffered from their relationship. His half sister is Joo Ran who is married to Soo Hwan. Soo Hwan begins an affair with In Jung but he only has ambition for the CEO position of Yong Ki's father's company. Soon after he discovers that his ambition does not fill the emptiness that he has inside and realizes he needs In Jung. But In Jung and Yong Ki have already fallen in love with each other. Will In Jung go back to her first love or stay with Yong Ki?

read more about Bad Love from DramaWiki

Surgeon Bong Dal Hee

Surgeon Bong Dal Hee
Surgeon Bong Dal Hee

Surgeon Bong Dal Hee Synopsis

Bong Dal Hee (Lee Yo Won) is a first year resident doctor who strives to become a surgeon despite her heart problem. She works under Dr. Ahn Jong Geun (Lee Bum Soo), a cardiac specialist, and even though they don't get off to a good start, the two grow fond of each other as time goes by. Dr. Lee Geon Wook (Kim Min Joon) divorced his wife, Dr. Jo Moon Kyung (Oh Yoon Ah), after he found out that his 6-year-old son was actually fathered by another man before they married. He still has feelings for her, but feels betrayed and cheated. This medical drama portrays the lives of resident doctors, their ups and downs, depicting crisis in a hospital as well as politics among its management staff.

read more about Surgeon Bong Dal Hee from DramaWiki

Fashion 70's

Fashion 70's
Fashion 70's

MOVIES

Did you know that Lee Yo Won's first appearance in a movie was in 1998?

Lee Yo Won's Movie Debut : Scent of a Man

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i love all the series you had done my favorite bad love, bong dal hee, queen seon and 49 days... my dream is to see you in person take some pictures and signature... if this turns into reality i can die happy... love you mrs. park yo won