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Byung Hun was born on the 12-July-1970. He is a cancer with a blood type of O. For majority, a cancer with blood type O is considered as a "Self-Defensive" people .hey do possess strongly believe in defensive on their own self, moreover, they also have enormous protective and defensive sense towards their families and friends.
Byung Hun`s father passed away while he was shooting " Harmonium in my memory" at 1997. Byung Hun is living with his mother, his younger sister (8 years old younger than Byung Hun), and with his grandparents who he has recently picked up from the United States in order to take care of them! His sister - Lee Eun Hee is a beautiful and charming lady! She used to participate in the Miss Korea beauty contest during 1996 and she was the 1st runner up for the contest during that time!
Byung Hun was major in French while he was studying at HanYang University. This exposed Byung Hun has talented in language since then. At June 2002, while he was in Taiwan for the promotional of the movie - "Joint Security Area", he used mandarin to introduce himself during the press conference. Everyone was amazed and strongly impressed by his language talented cos he seems that he has no foreign accent at all.
After his graduation from Han Yang University, he made an important step by going to Joongang University for studying in Theater and Cinematography. This really acted as stimulator for Byung Hun`s confidence towards his career in acting and marked as a milestone for Byung Hun as well.
In 1991, Byung Hun made his first attempt in acting throughout the 14th annual public audition which held by Korea Broadcast System. He took parts in several TV dramas and movies afterward but he still had no recognization at all amongst majority. However, he did not feel disappointed towards his career, inversely, he even tried harder than before in order to get recognition by public. At 1999, people got known of him more comprehensively through "Harmonium In My Memory" and "Joint Security Area" which was described as his well-known movie eventhough the spotlight of this movie mainly spotted on other co-starring actor. Finally, his acting career achieved successfully at the "Bunjee Jumping Of Their Own", his acting was eventually applauded and recognized by the majority. In 2002, "Joongdok" was predicted as other well-known movie for Byung Hun after the "Bunjee Jumping Of Their Own".
Byung Hun is very keen on sports. His varieties include swimming, taekwondo, ski boarding, armwrestling, golfing and snorkeling.
Besides sports, travelling is his other interest. He used to travelling alone to Egypt for about three days and he did really enjoyed this remarkable and unforgettable trip!
Almost everyone knows Sung Seung Hun is Byung Hun`s best friend. This friendship established in related to the shooting of "Beautiful my lady". They got along well by then.
They share most of the times together by playing online games, watching DVDs, playing golf and hanging around. Sung Seung Hun respects Byung Hun very much because he treat Byung Hun as his elder brother.
Byung Hun claimed himself as an impatience person. For instance, if he speaks something to you once and you would like him to say it twice, he is still fine. However, if you wanted him to say for the third time, then he will definitely get annoyed.
He likes causal wear a lot such as T-Shirt, Jeans and a pair of sneaker. As black is his favourite colur, so most of his clothes are in this colour-tone. Besides, he likes to wear and make collections of any kid of caps, such as baseball style and fashionable one. Furthermore, whenever he feels nervous, he will touch his nose unconsciously.
Best Performing Actor of 1992, KBS
Best Performing Actor of 1993, KBS
Best Performing Actor of 1995, KBS
Best Performing Actor of 1996, KBS
Best Leading Actor, Busan Cinemas Critics Award 2000
Photogenic Prize of Korea Image Grand Prix
Blue Dragon Most Popular Actor 2001
Best Performing Actor of 2001, SBS
Hobbies: Swimming, Taekwondo, Armwresting, Ski Boarding, Golfing , Travelling and Snorkeling.
Favourite alcohol: Beer & Foreign Liquor
Favourite Food: He likes almost everything except carrots and black peppers
Favourite Cigarette: DunHill
Favouite Pet: Dog (He has two and his sister has two also, one of them are Husky) .
Motto: Put on enthusiasm for all things that he intends to do
Buddies: Song Seung Hun, Lee Jung Jae
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Graduate School of Chung-Ang University with a major in Theater and Cinematography, Hanyang University with a major in French Literature
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Seoul, South Korea
Eun-hee Lee (Actress)
Lee Byung-hun (Korean: 이병헌; born July 12, 1970) is a South Korean actor, singer and model. He has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of genres, most notably Joint Security Area (2000); A Bittersweet Life (2005); The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008); the television series Iris (2009); I Saw the Devil (2010); and Masquerade (2012). His critically acclaimed film Inside Men (2015) won him the Best Actor prize in three prestigious award ceremonies: 52nd Baeksang Art Awards, 37th Blue Dragon Awards and 53rd Grand Bell Awards — a feat that has yet to be repeated. Lee has five films—Joint Security Area, The Good, the Bad, the Weird, Masquerade, Inside Men and Master—on the list of highest-grossing films in South Korea.
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Creative Artist Agency
Claim to Fame
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