Ee Teuk


Park Jeong-su(born July 1, 1983),better known by his stage nameLeeteuk, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actor . He is the leader of the K-pop boy band Super Junior and its subgroups, Super Junior-T and Super Junior-H .

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 Ee Teuk's Early life

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 Ee Teuk's Career

2000–2005: Pre-debutedit

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

2005–2008: Debut with Super Junior, Sub-groupsedit

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.

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

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

2009–2011: Variety shows and MCedit

Strong Heart, where they hosted a 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 was a 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 Big Bang's new album. On the show, Leeteuk sang with f(x)'s Krystal for the song "Grumbing". Leeteuk was also the MC for MBC'sLove Chaseralongside Yesung .

. From September to November, Leeteuk became a dad inHello Baby season 4with girl group Sistar . Leeteuk also became part of MBC reality showWe Got Married 's new on-screen couples, with actress Kang So-ra becoming 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, military service and solo activitiesedit

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

With Super Junior on a temporary hiatus for much of 2016 due to the enlistment of four other members, Leeteuk has returned to hosting and co-hostsI Can See Your Voicewith Yoo Se-yoon and Kim Jong-kook . In June 2016, he collaborated with Suho , Kassy and songwriter Cho Young-soo in a song titled "My Hero", part of S.M. Entertainment 's music project Station as a tribute to South Korean Olympians past and present in honor of the upcoming Olympics .

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 Ee Teuk's Personal life

April 2007: Car accidentedit

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, he was credited as the panda mascot at the end of the film, while it was later confirmed that it had been Ryeowook who portrayed it in most of the film.

Death of father and grandparentsedit

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 Ee Teuk's Discography

Soundtrack and singles contributions

2011 Grumbling MBCEnjoy Today Leeteuk,Krystal
Please MBCEnjoy Today Leeteuk,Shindong
Ice cream Ice Cream (Single) Leeteuk, JOO
2012 Bravo History of a SalarymanOST Leeteuk,Key
2016 My Hero SM STATION Leeteuk,Suho, Kassy

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 Ee Teuk's Lyrics and composition

2007 "I am"Super Junior Don't Don lyrics
2010 "All My Heart" Bonamana music
2011 " Oops! " Super Juniorfeaturing f(x)A-CHa lyrics
"Andante"Super Junior music
2012 "Only U" SPY lyrics and music
2015 "You Got It" Leeteuk, Heechul , Yesung , Eunhyuk , DonghaeMagic lyrics
"Sarang♥" Leeteuk and Heechul music

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 Ee Teuk's Filmography

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 Ee Teuk's Awards and nominations

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 LeeteukWon
MBC Entertainment Awards Popularity Award LeeteukWon
SBS Entertainment Awards Best Entertainer Award (Talk Show Category) LeeteukWon
2013 7th Daegu International Musical Festival Newcomer Award LeeteukWon

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 Ee Teuk's References

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