Lee Kwang Soo (1985)


Lee Kwang-soo( Hangul :이광수; born 14 July 1985) is a South Korean actor and entertainer. He is best known as a cast member of the variety showRunning Man.

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Here He Comes, followed byHigh Kick Through the Roof.

Good Sundayvariety showRunning Man. His nicknames on the show include "framing master," "betrayer," and lately, "giraffe." He was previously known as "Kwangvatar" (a portmanteau of his given name Kwang-soo andAvatar) and is now more commonly known as "Prince of Asia" due to his being mobbed by numerous fans wheneverRunning Manepisodes are filmed in other Asian countries such as Thailand , Hong Kong , China , Macau , Indonesia and Vietnam . The song "St. Agnes and the Burning Train" by Sting is his theme music in the variety show, which is played as a running gag whenever Lee is picked on, ousted, and made fun of. In 2010 and 2011, Lee won back-to-back awards at the SBS Entertainment Awards for New Star Award and Best Newcomer in Variety, respectively.

, and thrillerThe Scent. Later in the year, he reunited onscreen with his formerRunning Manco-star and real-life best friend Song Joong-ki in the TV melodramaThe Innocent Man.

), Lee voiced the lead character Marco in the animated movieMaritime Police Marco, opposite fellowRunning Manregular Song Ji-hyo as the voice of Lulu.

In an interview with the main cast on MBC 'sSection TV,Goddess of Firelead actress Moon Geun-young chose Lee as her "ideal type" among her co-stars Lee Sang-yoon , Kim Bum , and Park Gun-hyung , causing Lee to blush in embarrassment. She explained that among the reasons she picked him was that he is the tallest of the group, and that he's attentive and considerate towards others.

Lee was chosen as one of the leading men on the miniseriesSecret Lovestarring members of the girl group KARA . He was paired with Nicole Jung , andSecret Loveis slated to air during the Chuseok festival.

He held another one in Malaysia on 4 January 2014, attended by almost 3,000 fans.

, appearing in a supporting role as a patient with Tourette syndrome , a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics.

Five Siblings in Deoksu Village(orBrothers of Deoksuri), about five men who become a family through marriage.

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 Lee Kwang Soo (1985)'s Filmography


2011 Battlefield Heroes Moon-di
2012 Wonderful Radio Cha Dae-keun
The Scent Gi-poong
All About My Wife PD Choi
2013 A Wonderful Moment Kim Jeong-il
Maritime Police Marco Marco voice(animated)
Walking with Dinosaurs 3D Patchi
2014 Confession Min-soo
Five Siblings in Deoksu Village Police constable

Television drama

2008 The Scale of Providence Oh Kwang-chul SBS
2008–2009 Here He Comes Lee Man-soo MBC
2009–2010 High Kick Through the Roof Lee Kwang-soo MBC
2010 Dong Yi MBC
2011 City Hunter Ko Ki-joon SBS
2011–2012 Bachelor's Vegetable Store Channel A
2012 The Innocent Man Park Jae-gil KBS2
2013 Dating Agency: Cyrano (guest appearance, episodes 6-8) tvN
Goddess of Fire Prince Imhae MBC
Potato Star 2013QR3 (cameo, episode 18) tvN
2014 Secret Love Lee Tae-yang
(episodes 7-8: "A Seven Day Summer")
It's Okay, That's Love Park Soo-kwang SBS

Variety show

2009 Introducing a Star's Friend Guest - ep: 56-57 MBC
Star Golden Bell Guest - ep: 230 KBS2
2010 Come to Play Guest - ep: 286 MBC
Strong Heart Guest - ep: 25-26 SBS
2010–present Running Man Cast member SBS
2011 Happy Together 3 Guest - ep: 229 KBS2
2012 Yoon Do-hyun's MUST Guest - ep: 54 Mnet
2013 Gag Concert Guest - ep: 681 KBS2
2014 Talkshow Taxi Guest - ep: 336 tvN
Magic Eye Guest - ep: 1 SBS

Music video

YearSong titleArtist
2011 "격산타우 (Kyuksantawoo)" LeeSsang
2012 "Busan Vacance" SkullandHaHa
"Fanta CF" Baek Jin-heeandKang Seung-yoon(WINNER)
2013 "Fanta Idol Season 1" Jeong Eun-jiand Niel (Teen Top)
"Fanta Idol Season 2" Niel (Teen Top) andAPink
"You Are the Best" Teaser Byul
"Runaway" KARA

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 Lee Kwang Soo (1985)'s Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2008 2nd Mnet 20's Choice Awards Hot CF StarN/AWon
2009 4th Asia Model Festival Awards CF Model AwardN/AWon
2010 SBS Entertainment Awards New Star AwardRunning ManWon
2011 SBS Entertainment Awards Best Newcomer in VarietyWon
2012 48th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor Wonderful RadioNominated
33rd Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor All About My WifeNominated
KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor The Innocent ManNominated
2013SBS Entertainment Awards Friendship AwardRunning ManWon
Viewer's Choice: Most Popular StarWon
2014 7th Korea Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor It's Okay, That's LoveWon

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 Lee Kwang Soo (1985)'s References

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  2. Lee, Nancy (31 December 2011). "Yoo Jae Suk Wins Big, Winners from 2011 SBS Entertainment Awards". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  3. Kang, Hye-in (6 September 2012). "Lee Gwang Soo makes a disclosure about Song Joong Ki". StarN News. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  4. Choi, Eun-hwa (9 December 2012). "Interview: Lee Kwang Soo Says He's Happy He′s Asked More about Song Joong Ki". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  5. Ho, Stewart (22 November 2012). "Lee Kwang Soo Records for His First Animation Movie Dubbing". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  6. Park, Hani (12 February 2013). "Song Ji Hyo Says Lee Kwang Soo Is A Loyal Friend". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  7. Hong, Grace Danbi (7 May 2013). "Lee Kwang Soo Cast in Goddess of Fire Jeongi as a Villain". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  8. Son, Bo-kyung (27 June 2013). "Lee Kwang Soo Says He'll be More Vicious Than Running Man for Goddess of Fire Jeongi". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  9. "Moon Geun Young Picks Lee Kwang Soo as Her Ideal Type". Soompi. 30 June 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  10. Jeon, Su-mi (22 August 2013). "Lee Kwang Soo Meets Fans in Singapore Through a Fanmeeting". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  11. Lee, Sun-min (8 January 2014). "Actor meets Malaysian fans". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  12. Jin, Eun-soo (20 June 2014). "Masculinity, brutality themes of Confession". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  13. Lee, Cory (11 December 2013). "Lee Kwang-soo to Display Deep Bromance with Ji Sung, Ju Ji-hoon". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  14. Hong, Grace Danbi (28 May 2014). "Lee Kwang Soo Wipes Off the Smile on His Face for Good Friends". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  15. Ha, Soo-jung (28 June 2014). "Interview: Lee Kwang Soo Will Not Leave Running Man Just to Focus on Other Projects". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-06-29. 
  16. Ahn, Sung-mi (30 June 2014). "Herald Interview: Funnyman gets serious". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 
  17. Ha, Soo-jung (5 July 2014). "Interview: Lee Kwang Soo Spills His Thoughts on Dating and Marriage". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-07-08. 
  18. "Jo In Sung, Gong Hyo Jin, and Lee Kwang Soo Confirmed for Noh Hee Kyung's New Summer Drama". Soompi. 17 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  19. MacDonald, Joan (11 November 2013). "Lee Kwang Soo and 2PM's Chansung Sign On As Siblings". KDramaStars. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  20. Sunwoo, Carla (29 November 2013). "Dinosaurs walk Earth again in 3-D". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  21. Lee, Eun-ah (4 December 2013). "INTERVIEW: Lee Kwang-soo, "Will You Join Me to the World Dinosaurs live in?"". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  22. Lee, Ga-on (7 May 2010). "Han Hyo-joo says she "hold fast" to her role in Dong Yi". TenAsia. Retrieved 2013-02-03. 
  23. Choi, Eun-hwa (9 March 2012). "Lee Kwang Soo on the End of Bachelor's Vegetable Store". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  24. Son, Bo-kyung (5 June 2013). "Lee Kwang Soo and Goo Eun Ae to Cameo in Dating Agency; Cyrano". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 
  25. Hong, Grace Danbi (4 November 2013). "Lee Kwang Soo Appear in Potato Star as Cameo". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-05-30. 

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