Leeteuk

박정수

Park Jeong-su( Hangul :박정수; Hanja :朴正洙) was born on 1 July 1983,mononymouly credited by his stage nameLeeteuk( Hangul :이특; Hanja :利特). He is a South Korean singer-songwriter, MC, television host and actor. He is best known as the leader of K-pop boy band Super Junior and it's subgroups, Super Junior-T and Super Junior-H .

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  • by dongie  -  May 3, 2013 06:48 AM

    Super Junior will not accompany Yesung at his enlistment

    Yesunghas chosen to enlist as quietly as possible.UnlikeLeeteuk,Heechul, orKanginheld public events where most ofSuper Juniorwere present, the other members will not be present for Yesung’s enlistment. He plans on having a quiet goodbye before enlisting.SM Entertainmentsaid, “His militar…

  • by hwarang  -  April 30, 2013 02:03 AM

    Heechul to rejoin Super Junior in August

    It appearsHeechulwill be rejoiningSuper Juniorsoon!A close friend of Heechul stated, “Heechul really wants to rejoin Super Junior as soon as he’s done with his service on August 31. He’s preparing to stand on stage on Super Junior’s world tour ‘Super Show 5′ when …

  • by desire  -  April 11, 2013 04:40 AM

    Se7en poses with fellow soldiers during his basic training

    Se7enposed with his fellow soldiers during his training.Photos were uploaded onto the 8th division’s new recruit training center’s official cafe. The photos were taken while he was training, and just likeLeeteukhad been theleader of his reserve, Se7en had a mark on his arm signifying him…

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 Leeteuk's Biography

2000-2005: Pre-debut[ edit ]

. After several test recordings and performances, he signed with SM Entertainment and became a trainee. That same year, he appeared as an extra in the MBC Korean dramaAll About Eve, and briefly as a model for Pepsi in 2002. In 2003, he was put into five-member boybandSmile, with future bandmate Donghae and aimed to be a rival group of TVXQ . The project was dropped and they were then put into rotational group Super Junior along with ten other boys.Being older than the other trainees, Leeteuk became the leader of the group.

Leeteuk explained that he uses a stage name due to his desire to have a name with the same effects as Kangta , and to also prevent confusion with veteran actress Park Jeong-su. His stage name denotes being "special" as his agency wants him to be a special member in the group.

2005-2006: Debut with Super Junior[ edit ]

Their debut albumSuperJunior05 (Twins)was released a month later on 5 December 2005 and debuted at #3 on the monthly MIAK K-pop album charts.

The re-polished group's first CD single " U " was released on 7 June 2006, which was their most successful single until the release of " Sorry, Sorry " in March 2009.

2007-2008: Sub-groups and DJ[ edit ]

A year later, Leeteuk became a member of Super Junior-H .

Super Junior's Kiss The Radio(aka SUKIRA) since 2006. With the exception of fours months from March to June 2011, where band mate Yesung temporarily replaced Eunhyuk , while he was away on promotional activities for Super Junior-M 's third EPPerfection.

2009-2011: Variety shows and MC[ edit ]

Leeteuk at LG Optimus Super Junior Fan meeting at Chateau de Chine in Kaohsiung , Taiwan in November 2011

Strong Heart, where they host special segment, Boom Academy, headed by entertainer Boom .In October 2009, when Boom enlisted for mandatory military service , Leeteuk took over and the segment's name was temporarily changed to Teukigayo, or Teuk Academy. He is also frequent guest onStar King, also on SBS, with fellow Super Junior members.

In 2010, Leeteuk became the new MC for MBC Enjoy Today, replacing Big Bang's Seungri who left to focus on the group's new album. He sang with F(x)'s Krystal the song "Grumbing" on MBC Enjoy Today. Leeteuk is also the MC for MBCLove Chaseralongside Yesung .

. From September to November Leeteuk become a dad inHello Baby season 4with girl group Sistar . Leeteuk also became part of a new couple on MBC reality showWe Got Marriedwith actress Kang Sora as his on-screen wife.As of the 10 April 2012 broadcast, following the change in MCs and the departure of Shindong fromStrong Heart, the show was re-vamped with Leeteuk and Eunhyuk billed as two of the 'six-fixed guests'.

2012-present: Comeback with Super Junior and military service[ edit ]

In the repackaged edition of the album, re-titledSpy, Leeteuk composed "Only U" and co-wrote the lyrics with Donghae.

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 Leeteuk's April 2007 car accident

On 19 April 2007, almost two months after Super Junior-T's release of their first single " Rokuko ", Leeteuk became seriously injured in a car accident, along with Shindong , Eunhyuk , Kyuhyun , and two managers, when returning home after a recording of the radio showSuper Junior Kiss the Radio. While they were on the highway, the front left tire burst as the driver was switching lanes and the van ran into the guard rail/median on the driver's side and skidded for about 30 metres. At some point, the momentum caused the van to flip over on its right side.

Leeteuk was discharged from the hospital on 30 April 2007.

in 2007.However, it was revealed at the end of the film he had taken on the role of the panda mascot, which was later confirmed that it had been Ryeowook who had portrayed it in most of the film.

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 Leeteuk's Discography

Soundtrack contributions

DateTrackTitle
3 January 2012 "Bravo" History of a SalarymanOST

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 Leeteuk's Filmography

Film

YearTitleRole
2007
Attack on the Pin-Up Boys
School panda mascot
2010
Super Show 3 3D
Himself
2012
Exo Showcase
Host
I AM. - SM Town Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden
Himself

Television drama

YearDramaNetwork
2000
All About Eve
MBC
2006
Rainbow Romance
MBC
2006
Super Junior Mini-Drama
Mnet
2008
Super Junior Unbelievable Story
MBC
2011
Dream High
KBS
2011
The Women of Our Home
KBS

Variety shows

YearTitleNetwork
2005–08
M! Countdown
Mnet
2005–06
Super Junior Show
Mnet
2007–08
Explorers of the Human Body
KBS
2008
Unbelievable Outing (Season 3)
ComedyTV
2008
Idol Show
MBC
2009–10
Challenge Golden Ladder
KBS
2009
Challenge! Good Song
KBS
2009–10
Oh! Brothers
SBS
2009–2012
Strong Heart
KBS
2010–11
Enjoy Today
KBS
2010–11
Super Junior's Foresight
KBS
2011–2012
Star King
SBS

Reality shows

YearTitleNetwork
2006
Mystery 6
Mnet
2006
Princess Diary
Mnet
2006
Super Junior Full House
SBS
2006
Super Adonis Camp
Mnet
2007–08
Leeteuk's Love Fighter
2008
Bachelor While on a Date
Mnet
2008
Introducing Star's Friend
MBC
2009
Miracle
KBS
2009
Lord of the Rings
MBC
2010
Love Chaser
MBC
2011
Sistar & LeeTeuk's Hello Baby
KBS
2011–2012
MBC

Radio shows

YearName
2006-2011
Super Junior's Kiss the Radio(Sukira)

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 Leeteuk's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominationResultRef
2009SBS Entertainment Awards Best Newcomer Award (Variety) Star KingandStrong HeartWon
2011 Excellence Award (Talk Show Division) Strong HeartWon
2012 Mnet 20's Choice Awards 20′s Variety Star himselfNominated
2012 MBC Entertainment Awards Popularity Award LeeteukWon
2012 SBS Entertainment Awards Best Entertainer Award (Talk Show Category) LeeteukWon

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 Leeteuk's References

  1. "Super Junior Official Website". 
  2. Oh, Esther (26 September 2012). "Super Junor′s Leeteuk Confesses He Almost Debuted as a Member of Smile". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  3. "Super Junior Leeteuk: I'm the leader because I'm old". Bizplace.co.kr (in Korean). 10 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  4. "2005 Super Junior's official debut". Ent.hunantv.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 2011-12-25. 
  5. "Arirang.co.kr". 27 October 2005. Retrieved 2011-12-25. 
  6. "Album Sales of December 2005". Recording Industry Association of Korea (in Korean). Retrieved 2007-10-16. [dead link]
  7. "Super Junior adds new member, transformed into 13-person super group". Sina.com (in Chinese). 24 May 2006. Retrieved 2011-05-08. 
  8. "SuperJunior releases third studio album". Epaper.jinghua.cn (in Chinese). 14 March 2009. Retrieved 2011-12-25. 
  9. Lee, Yong-sung (16 March 2007). "Young trot music stars bridge generation gap". Korea Herald. Retrieved 2012-04-03. 
  10. Hong, Lucia (25 February 2011). "Super Junior Yesung to become radio host". 10 Asia. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  11. "Eunhyuk temporarily leaving Strong Heart; due to Super Junior unit activities". Star Today (in Korean). 30 March 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  12. Hong, Grace Danbi (6 June 2012). "We Got Married Finally Returning to Television". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  13. Ho, Stewart "Official Pictures of ‘Strong Heart’s Six-Fixed Panelists Revealed" CJ E&M enewsWorld 5 April 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-10
  14. Ho, Stewart (23 June 2012). "Super Junior Unveils Teasers for Leeteuk and Ryeowook". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  15. Ho, Stewart (25 June 2012). "Leeteuk Ponders in a Never-Before-Seen Teaser Image for Super Junior Comeback". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 26 June 2012. 
  16. Ho, Stewart (2 August 2012). "Super Junior to Release Repackaged Album with Leeteuk, Donghae Self-Penned Tracks". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  17. Sunwoo, Carla (25 September 2012). "Leeteuk says sorry to fans via Twitter". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  18. "Super Junior’s Leeteuk announces he will join the military next year". Star News (in Korean). 5 September 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  19. Jeon, Su Mi (25 September 2012). "Super Junior′s Leeteuk to Enlist on October 30". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  20. Sunwoo, Carla (26 September 2012). "Leeteuk to enter the Army at last". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  21. Lee, Nancy (30 October 2012). "Super Junior′s Leeteuk Says Final Farewell to Fans". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  22. "Star-Studded Army Musical to Open in January". Chosun Ilbo. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 
  23. Hong, Grace Danbi (12 December 2012). "Super Junior’s Leeteuk and Ji Hyun Woo Participate in Army Musical". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 
  24. Lee, Hye Ji (28 December 2012). "Super Junior Lee Teuk, Choshinsung Yunhak to Team Up in Military-themed Musical". 10 Asia. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  25. "SuJu's Leeteuk in critical condition, over 150 stitches" Newsen News. 24 April 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-27 (Korean)
  26. "Super Junior car accident, Leeteuk has over 170 stitches on face" Sina.com. 27 April 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-27 (Chinese)
  27. Cathy Rose A. Garcia "Super Junior Hits Big Screen" Korea Times. 8 July 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-03
  28. "우결 이특, 강소라와 첫 만남 슈주 첫방보다 떨려" [Super Junior’s Leeteuk and Kang Sora confirmed for We Got Married]. Naver News (in Korean). 7 October 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  29. Ho, Stewart (8 September 2012). "Super Junior’s Leeteuk Opens Up About Final ′We Got Married′ Episode". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 7 December 2012. 
  30. Kang, Seung-hun (31 December 2009). "Yoo Jae-seok, Lee Hyori share grand prize at SBS Entertainment Awards". Asiae. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  31. "SBS 연예대상 조혜련 붐 이특 우수상 수상… 돌아와 강호동" SSTV. 30 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-14
  32. Lee, Nancy "Yoo Jae Suk Wins Big, Winners from 2011 SBS Entertainment Awards" CJ E&M enewsWorld. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-14
  33. Lee, Nancy (8 June 2012). "20’s Choice Awards Nominees Announced, Voting Open". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  34. Lee, Nancy (28 June 2012). "20′s Choice Awards: Who Won at the 20’s Choice Awards?". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  35. http://www.koreaboo.com/index.html/_/winners-of-the-2012-mbc-entertainment-awards-r19405
  36. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/12/winners-from-the-2012-sbs-entertainment-awards

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