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Lee Jung Jae Profile and Facts

Lee Jung Jae Profile and Facts

Lee Jung Jae (이정재) is a South Korean actor and model. He debuted as a model in 1993. His first film role was in The Young Man (1994). He is under Artist Company. He is known for his roles in The Thieves (2012), Warriors of the Dawn (2017) and Squid Game (2021).

Birth Name: Lee Jung Jae (이정재)
Chinese Name: Lee Jung Jae (李政宰)
Birthday: December 15th, 1972
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @from_jjlee

Lee Jung Jae Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He graduated from Dongguk University.
– He was awarded a Master’s Degree in Theater and Film Art in the Graduate School of Cultural Arts in August 2008.
– He was discovered by designer Ha Yong-soo while he was working at a café in Apgujeong, ever since he worked as a fashion model.
– He launched a chain of upscale Italian restaurants in Seoul named after his movie Il Mare.
– Having studied interior design, he took responsibility for designing the restaurant’s interiors.
– He founded the real estate development company Seorim C&D in 2008.
– He owns several businesses with actor Jung Woo-Sung.
– In May 2016, he and Jung Woo Sung established and became CEOs of their entertainment label called ‘Artist Company’.
– He appeared in the movie Trade your Love (2019).
– He had a guest role in the drama: Dramaworld 2 (2021).

Lee Jung Jae Movies:
The Young Man (젊은 남자) / 1994 – Lee Han
Albatross (알바트로스) / 1996 – Pyeong San
Firebird (불새) / 1997 – Young Hoo
Father Vs. Son (박대박) / 1997 – Park Su Seok
An Affair (정사) / 1998 – Woo In
City of the Rising Sun (태양은 없다) / 1999 – Hong Ki
The Uprising (이재수의 난) / 1999 – Lee Jae-Su
Interview (인터뷰 ) / 2000 – Eun Seok
Il Mare (시월애) / 2000 – Han Sung Hyun
Asako in Ruby Shoes (순애보) / 2000 – Woo In
Last Present (선물) / 2001 – Jung Yong Ki
MOB 2025 (MOB 2025) / 2001 – Dust
The Last Witness (흑수선) / 2001 – Detective Oh
Over the Rainbow (오버 더 레인보우) / 2002 – Lee Jin Su
Oh! Brothers (오! 브라더스) / 2003 – Oh Sang Woo
Typhoon (태풍) / 2005 –  Kang Se-Jong
1724 Hero (1724기방난동사건) / 2008 – Cheon Doong
The Housemaid (하녀) / 2010 – Hoon
El Fin del Mundo (엘 핀 델 문도) / 2012 –
The Thieves (도둑들) / 2012 – Popie
The New World (신세계) / 2013 – Lee Ja Sung
The Face Reader (관상) / 2013 – Prince Suyang
Big Match (빅매치) / 2014 – Choi Ik-Ho
Assassination (암살) / 2015 – Yeom Seok Jin
Tik Tok (惊天大逆转) / 2016 – Kang Seung Joon
Operation Chromite (인천상륙작전) / 2016 – Jang Hak Soo
Warriors of the Dawn (대립군) / 2017 – To Woo
Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (신과함께-죄와 벌) / 2017 – God of Death (King Yeomra)
Along With the Gods: The last 49 Days (신과함께-인과 연) / 2018 – God of Death (King Yeomra)
Svaha: The Sixth Finger (사바하) / 2019 – Pastor Park
Deliver Us from Evil (다만 악에서 구하소서) / 2020 – Ray
Hunt (헌트) / TBA – Park Pyung Ho

Lee Jung Jae Dramas:
Dinosaur Teacher (공룡선생) / SBS / 1993 – Lee Jung Jae
The Lonely Man (남자는 외로워) / KBS2 / 1994 – Jae Jeong
Feelings (느낌) / KBS2 / 1994 – Han Joon
Sandglass (모래시계) / SBS / 1995 – Baek Jae Hee
Love Is Blue (사랑은 블루) / SBS / 1995 –
Snail (달팽이) / SBS / 1997 – Dong Cheol
White Nights 3.98 (백야 3.98) / SBS / 1998 – Lee Young Jun
Air City (에어시티) / MBC / 2007 – Kim Ji Sung
Triple (트리플) / MBC / 2009 – Shin Hwal
Chief of Staff (보좌관 – 세상을 움직이는 사람들) / JTBC / 2019 – Jang Tae Joon
Chief of Staff 2 (보좌관 2 – 세상을 움직이는 사람들) / JTBC / 2019 – Jang Tae Joon
Delayed Justice (날아라 개천용) / SBS / 2021 – Jang Tae Joon (Ep. 19)
Squid Game (오징어 게임) / Netflix / 2021 – Seong Gi Hoon | “No. 456”

Lee Jung Jae Awards:
2011 (31st) Fantasporto International Film Festival | Best Actor (The Housemaid)
2013 (34th) Blue Dragon Film Awards | Best Supporting Actor (The Face Reader)
 2013 (33rd) Korean Association of Film Critics Awards | CJ CGV Star Award (The Face Reader | New World)
 2014 (50th) BaekSang Arts Awards | Best Supporting Actor (The Face Reader)
 2015 (51st) BaekSang Arts Awards | Best Style (N/A)

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