Lee Jin Hee


Ji Jin-hee(born June 24, 1971) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading roles in the TV period dramasDae Jang Geum(2003) andDong Yi(2010).

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 Lee Jin Hee's Career

In 1999, Ji appeared in the music video for Jo Sung-bin's "Like a Third-rate Movie," and he made his acting debut in 2000 with the television dramaFemale Secretary. In the next few years, he continued his television career withJuliet's Man(2000),Four Sisters(2001), and the Korean-Japanese co-productionAfternoon After the Passing Rain(2002) with Ryoko Yonekura .

H.This was followed byIf You Were Me, a human rights-themed omnibus where he starred in Park Kwang-su 's short filmFace Value.

Jewel in the Palace). As a Joseon -era government official who falls in love with a female chef turned royal physician (played by Lee Young-ae ), Ji's gentlemanly and integrity-filled character attracted female fans across Asia, for not only didDae Jang Geumreceive high viewership ratings domestically (reaching a peak of 57.8%), it also became popular overseas and became one of the proponents of the Korean Wave .

He next played an amnesiac inSpring Day, the Korean remake of Japanese dramaHoshi no Kinka("Heaven's Coins").

, Ji also played a playboy slacker in romantic comedy seriesMiss Kim's Million Dollar Quest(2004), for which he received his first acting award.And in black comedyBewitching Attraction(2006), he was cast as an cartoonist who shares a past with a promiscuous professor.

Soo, in which he played dual roles as a hired killer who avenges the death of his twin brother.

, the Korean remake of Japanese dramaKekkon Dekinai Otoko("The Man Who Can't Get Married").Ji next appeared in the Korean-Japanese "telecinema"Paradise, which both received a theatrical release and aired on SBS and TV Asahi .


(2013), and a villainous doctor inBlood(2015).He also wrote the original draft of the screenplay of horror -comedyGhost Sweepers(2012), for which he received a story by credit.

opposite Ivy Chen , a romantic comedy where a father who wants to stop his daughter's wedding teams up with the groom's equally disapproving older sister;andHelios, a crime thriller about the theft of nuclear weapons by a group of terrorists.

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 Lee Jin Hee's Filmography


2002 H Detective Kang Tae-hyun
2003 If You Were Me Driver segment: "Face Value"
2005 Perhaps Love Monty Chinese film
2006 Bewitching Attraction Park Seok-gyu
2007 The Old Garden Oh Hyun-woo
Soo Jang Tae-soo
Meet Mr. Daddy Ha Sun-young's husband (cameo)
2009 Paradise Il-ho telecinema
2010 Parallel Life Kim Seok-hyun
Looking for My Wife Ji Sung-hee
2011 Thomas & Friends:Misty Island Rescue dubbed) animated film
2012 Love Fiction Joo-ro
Ghost SweepersN/A story bycredit
2014 On the Way Park Jun-ho Chinese film
Bad Sister Chinese film
2015 Helios Choi Min-ho Hong Kong film
Summer Snow Myung-hwan

Television series

2000 Female Secretary KBS2
MBC Best Theater"Beautiful Man" MBC
Juliet's Man Choi Seung-woo SBS
2001 MBC Best Theater"Seongju Puri" MBC
Four Sisters Han Tae-suk
2002 Afternoon After the Passing Rain Hong Dae-jin MBC/Fuji TV Korean-Japanese
2003 Love Letter Jung Woo-jinMBC
MBC Best Theater"Our Writing Class"
MBC Best Theater"Farewell Waltz"
Dae Jang Geum Min Jeong-ho
Hanppyeom Drama
"What's in Her Refrigerator?"
2004 Miss Kim's Million Dollar Quest Park Moo-yeol SBS
MBC Best Theater"Big Brother Is Back" MBC
2005 Spring Days Go Eun-ho SBS
Hanppyeom Drama"Rosy Life" Cafe owner MBC
The 100th Bride Han Wei Taiwanese drama
2008 Spotlight Oh Tae-suk MBC
Star's Lover Ma-ri's actor ex-boyfriend
SBS cameo, episode 8
2009 He Who Can't Marry Jo Jae-hee KBS2
2010 Dong Yi King Sukjong MBC
2012 Take Care of Us, Captain Kim Yoon-sung SBS
My Husband Got a Family Pastor KBS2 cameo, episode 19
The Great Seer Yi Seong-gye SBS
2013 Dating Agency: Cyrano Seon Jung-nam tvN cameo, episode 1
One Warm Word Yoo Jae-hak SBS
2015 Blood Lee Jae-wook KBS2
Late Night Restaurant Young-shikSBS guest, episodes 4-5
I Have a Lover Choi Jin-eon
Snow Lotus Flower (Lucid Dream) Lee Soo Hyun
2016 Second To Last Love Go Sang-sik
2018 Misty Kang Tae-wook JTBC

Music video

YearSong TitleArtist
1999 "Like a Third-rate Movie" Jo Sung-bin
2000 "Once Upon a Day" Kim Bum-soo
2001 "Never" Jo Sung-mo

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 Lee Jin Hee's Discography

2002 "Maria's Bath" Cho Seung-woo,Yum Jung-ah, Ji Jin-hee HOST
2005 "The Pain and Even the Sadness" Ji Jin-hee track 5 fromSpring DayOST
"Fate" Jacky Cheung, Ji Jin-heetracks 2, 3, 6 fromPerhaps LoveOST
"Life's Montage" Ji Jin-hee
"A Beautiful Story" Ji Jin-hee,Takeshi Kaneshiro
2009 "Difficult to Love You" Ji Jin-hee track 4 fromHe Who Can't MarryOST
2010 "We" Jang Dong-gun,Kim Seung-woo,
Hwang Jung-min, Ji Jin-hee
Gong Hyung-jin,Lee Ha-na
"In Life We Are Alone" Ji Jin-hee track 3 ofLooking for My WifeOST

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 Lee Jin Hee's Book

2009 Ji Jin-hee in Italy: A Walk in the Clouds Seed Paper ISBN   9788996187615

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 Lee Jin Hee's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2004 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special Miss Kim's Million Dollar QuestWon
2009KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorHe Who Can't MarryNominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesWon
2010 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, ActorDong YiWon
2011 Hong Kong Cable TV Awards Best ActorWon
CETV Awards Won
2012 SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special The Great SeerNominated
2014 SBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special One Warm WordNominated
2015 4th APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Serial DramaI Have a LoverNominated
SBS Drama Awards Best Couple with Kim Hyun-jooWon
Top 10 Star AwardWon

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 Lee Jin Hee's References

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  8. "Japanese Press Gushes for Ji Jin-hee". The Chosun Ilbo. 12 June 2007. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  9. Kim, Ji-soo (23 September 2013). "Hallyu drama celebrates 10 years". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
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  11. "Ji Jin-hee launches Asian tour". KBS Global. 17 November 2005. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  12. "Ji Jin-Hee Tests His Pulling Power in Southeast Asia". The Chosun Ilbo. 5 December 2005. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
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  14. "Actor Ji Jin-hee Visits Thailand to Promote Film Perhaps Love". KBS Global. 11 April 2006. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
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  18. Park, Soo-mee (4 April 2007). "DVD Review: Cost of courage is measured in tears". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  19. "Chinese Fans of Ji Jin-hee Descend on Korea". KBS Global. 8 January 2007. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  20. "Ji Jin-hee Transforms into Tough Guy". KBS Global. 11 August 2006. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  21. "Actor Ji Jin-hee to Promote Film Soo in Japan". KBS Global. 24 March 2008. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  22. Han, Sang-hee (13 May 2008). "Spotlight Shows Lives of Reporters". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  23. Oh, Jean (15 June 2009). "KBS' bachelor battles MBC's queen". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  24. "Ji Jin-hee returns as king in drama Dong Yi". 10Asia. 19 November 2009. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  25. "Actor Ji Jin-hee Renews Modeling Contract with Korea Exchange Bank". KBS Global. 20 August 2008. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  26. "Ji Jin Hee's new wine/travel book, "it's all about the variety of wine tasting"". Jazzholic. 10 May 2009. Archived from the original on 2012-03-02. 
  27. "Ji Jin-hee feels bad for making Ha Jeong-woo murderer again". 10Asia. 5 February 2010. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
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  30. Lee, Ji-hye (2 April 2010). "Press conference for film Looking for My Wife". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
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  34. Oh, Jean (22 March 2010). "Upbeat rom-com vs. court romance". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
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  39. "Shooting begins for new Ji Jin-hee, Ku Hye-sun TV series". 10Asia. 1 November 2011. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  40. "Ji Jin-hee to portray historical figure in new Mon-Tue soap opera". 10Asia. 7 June 2012. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  41. Ahn, Sung-mi (12 February 2015). "Little brother from My Love gets shot at big time". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  42. "Ji Jin-hee finishes filming upcoming Chinese movie". 10Asia. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  43. Kim, Soo-yeon (28 November 2014). "Korean-Chinese Co-production BAD SISTER, released in China November 28th". Korean Film Biz Zone. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  44. "Working together". Korea JoongAng Daily. 12 December 2013. Retrieved 2015-04-13. 
  45. Kim, Heidi (1 April 2011). "Actor Ji Jin-hee to voice Korean version of Thomas and Friends". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  46. Kim, Hannah (4 March 2010). "WE are singing for charity". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  47. Choe, Min-ji (21 October 2011). "Ji Jin Hee Wins Top 10 Hottest Asia Award in China". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  48. "Jin Hee Ji won the Top 10 Popular Star Award by CETV, China". Innolife. 24 October 2011. Archived from the original on 29 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 

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