Lee Young Ah


Lee Young-ah( Korean :이영아?, 李英雅)is a South Korean actress and model. She is best known for playing the role of Nguyen Jin Joo inGolden Bride,a 2008 drama that was extended by 14 episodes due to its popularity.It was in the Top 3 Korean Dramas of the South Korean Nielson Ratings during January–February 2008 and the Top 7 for TNmS Ratings.She is also known for her role in the dramaKing of Baking, Kim Tak Gooas Yang Mi-sun, the love interest of main character, Kim Tak-goo. She won the 2010 KBS Drama Awards "Best Couple Award" for this role together with Yoon Shi-yoon .

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  • by asian  -  May 28, 2017 11:59 PM

    Upcoming Korean movie "A Kind Affair"

    Added the upcoming Korean movie"A Kind Affair"'s page to HanCinema database"A Kind Affair"(2017)Directed byEROPINGWithBaek Se-ri,Yeong Ah,James,Yoon Sang-doo,Si Woo,Jeong Ah,...SynopsisA housewife who has presenile Alzheimer's feels romance with a young man.She has hot intercours…

  • by heej0130  -  May 17, 2017 12:41 AM

    Korean movies opening today 2017/05/11 in Korea

    Korean movies opening today 2017/05/11 in Korea:"The Way - 2017","Come, Together","A Kind Affair", and"Female Hostel""The Way - 2017"(2017)Directed byJung In-bongWithKim Hye-ja,Song Jae-ho,Her Jin,On Joo-wan,Ji An,Kim Ji-sung,...SynopsisThree people …

  • by robotman  -  September 30, 2016 06:45 PM

    Adult rated trailer released for the Korean movie 'Mom's Friend 2'

    Adult rated trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie"Mom's Friend 2""Mom's Friend 2"(2016)Directed byKim Dae-seong-IWithPark Joo-bin,Lee Cheon,Yeong Ah,...Synopsis"Come on in~ this is your first time here, isn't it?"An art student named Gwang-ho gets dumped by his…

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 Lee Young Ah's Career

as well asThe Youth in Bare Foot,Golden AppleandWedding. In the 42nd Baeksang Arts Awards , she won theBest New Actress Awardfor her role as the young Kyung Sook inGolden Apple.

,Caramel,Two Faces of My Girlfriendand lent her voice inDachimawa Lee.

In 2006, she got her first lead in a TV series,Love Can't Wait, where she plays a 19-year-old senior in a girl's school who falls in love with a poor college law student played by Hong Kyung-min . In the same year, she appeared in a music video by Eru , titledBlack Glassesalong with Kim Hyun-joong .

in 2007, where Lee plays a young bride from Vietnam. In order to appease her blind mother, she marries a Korean man to search for her father in Korea. The drama acquired high TV Ratings which led to the addition of 14 more episodes.

where she played Bong Soon, a funny and silly swindler related to the past of the male lead. She co-stars with Han Hyo-joo , Lee Joon-gi and Park Si-hoo .

In 2009, she was in the dramaEmpress Chun Chuwhere she played Empress Dae Mok.

She sang a song in the series titledLove Is. The series earned high ratings and was also shown in the Philippines , Vietnam and other countries.

along with Namgung Min . The drama follows the love story of an unemployed drama screenwriter who ends up meeting and then falling in love with, the worker at the unemployment benefits center responsible for distributing her unemployment checks.

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 Lee Young Ah's Filmography

Television dramas[]

2005 I Love You, My Enemy Kim Mi-hyang SBS
The Barefooted Youth MBC
Wedding KBS2
Golden Apple young Kyung-sook KBS2
2006 Love Can't Wait Seo Eun-min MBC
2007 Golden Bride Nguyen Jin-joo SBS
2008 Iljimae Bong-soon SBS
2009 Empress Cheonchu Empress Daemok KBS2
2010 King of Baking, Kim Takgu Yang Mi-sun KBS2
2011 Vampire Prosecutor Yoo Jung-in OCN
2012 Natural Burials Chung-ah MBN
The King's Dream Queen Seungman KBS1
Vampire Prosecutor 2 Yoo Jung-in OCN
2013 Unemployed Romance Im Seung-hee E Channel
2014 Drama Special"Bomi's Room" Gong Eon-joo KBS2


2006 A Ghost's Story
2007 Two Faces of My Girlfriend Glamor girl
2008 Dachimawa Lee Navigation voice (cameo)
2011 Julie's Land Adventures(animated) Julie (Koreandubbing)
2012 Natural Burials Chung-ah
2015 Snow in Sea Breeze Sun-mi

Variety shows[]

2003 Kang Ho-dong's Soulmates MBC
2011 Home Sweet Home (Dalgona) SBS
Comedy Big League Season 1 tvN
2011-2012 Comedy Big League Season 2 tvN
2012 Love Cook SBS
2014 Law of the Jungle in Borneo SBS

Music videos[]

YearSong TitleArtistCo-star
2006 "Black Glasses" Eru Kim Hyun-joong
2009 "Why Did You Call..." Shin Hye-sung

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 Lee Young Ah's Discography

2010 Love Is King of Baking, Kim TakguOST

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 Lee Young Ah's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2006 42nd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress (TV) Golden AppleNominated
2008 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama SpecialIljimaeNominated
35th Korean Broadcasting Awards Best New ActressWon
2009 45th Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actress (TV)Nominated
2010 KBS Drama Awards Best Couple Award with Yoon Shi-yoon King of Baking, Kim TakguWon

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 Lee Young Ah's References

  1. "Cinema Bridges Korea, Vietnam". 19 May 2008. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  2. "인기행진 SBS '황금신부' 연장방송 결정". 21 November 2007. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  3. 이영아 탤런트, 영화배우. Naver (in Korean). 3 September 2010. Retrieved 6 August 2011. 
  4. "이영아 - Daum 영화" (in Korean). Daum. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 
  5. "Official BaekSang Arts Awards Website". Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  6. "Hancinema Entry for Dachimawa". Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  7. "Drama 'Iljimae' has tough act to follow". 20 May 2008. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  8. "Lee Yeong-ah comes back in a year with Yeon Jeong-hoon". Hancinema. p. http://news.nate.com/view/20110822n06464?mid=e0101. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 
  9. ""Bread, Love and Dreams" set to rise in Asians' hearts". 2 September 2010. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  10. "Lee Yeong-ah comes back in a year with Yeon Jeong-hoon". 21 August 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  11. "Vampire Prosecutor 2 begins filming". 25 July 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  12. "Lee Yeong-ah and Nam Goong-min in "Unemployed Romance"". 7 August 2013. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  13. "TVXQ’s Yunho to introduce his ulzzang sister for the very first time". 14 April 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  14. "[Celebrity News Station] Lee Yeong-ah first MC for variety show "Dalgona"". 29 March 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  15. "‘Law’ draws celebs to ‘Jungle’". 20 January 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 

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