Lee Young-Ae (이영애) Profile and Facts
Lee Young-Ae (이영애) is a South Korean actress under Good People Entertainment. She made her debut as a TV model in 1991 and debuted as an actress in the 1993 drama, “How’s Your Husband?”.
Name: Lee Young-Ae (이영애)
Birth Name: Lee Young-Ae (이영애)
Birthday: January 31, 1971
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: AB
Lee Young Ae Facts:
– She was born in Oksu-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– She is popular for her cheerful and strong character Jang-geum in the hit TV drama ‘The Jewel in the Palace’, which drew the highest audience ratings in that year for Korean television and went on to become an international success.
– Her father is Lee Chung Seok and her mother is Yoon Taehwi
– She has two brothers: Lee Boo-shin, Lee Woo-shin
– – In 2009, she married Jeong Ho-young, a Korean-American businessman in the United States.
– In 2011, Lee gave birth to twins, one boy and one girl. ( Son:- Jeong Seung-kwon | Daughter: Jeong Seung-bin)
– Swimming is her hobby.
– Her favourite colours are pink and brown.
– Chinese food are her favourite foods.
– She received the Medal of Culture Merit for her contribution to the Korean Wave from the South Korean government.
– She went to the universities, Hanyang University (B.A. German Language and Literature) and Chung Ang University (M.A. Theater and Film)
– Lee Young Ae is the first Korean actress to be selected as a jury member of Berlin international film festival.
– Besides her acting career, she has been involved with a lot of charities.
– She has made many donations to schools and hospitals, including Chosun First Middle School in Harbin.
– She also made donations to an elementary school in China that was later renamed Lee Young-Ae Elementary School.
– Lee Young Ae also became the first actress to join the “Chime for Change” campaign of Gucci to “raise funds and awareness for projects promoting education, health, and justice for girls and women” around the world.
– She launched a business for organic and eco-friendly friendly products for children in Seoul in 2012.
– Lee Young Ae was appointed special envoy by the UNESCO Korean Commission in 2015.
Lee Young Ae Movies:
Insyalla (인샬라) | Lee Hyang (1996)
First kiss (키스할까요) | Min-joo [cameo] (1998)
Joint Security Area (공동경비구역 JSA) | Maj. Sophie E. Jean (2000)
Last Present (선물) | Park Jung-yeon (2001)
One Fine Spring Day (봄날은 간다) | Han Eun-Soo (2001)
Lady Vengeance (친절한 금자씨) | Lee Geum-ja (2005)
Bring Me Home (나를 찾아줘) | Seo Jung-yeon (2019)
Lee Young Ae Drama Series:
How’s Your Husband? (댁의 남편은 어떠십니까?) | SBS | Do Do-hee (1993)
Dash (질주) | SBS | (1994)
Love and Marriage (사랑과 결혼) | MBC | Oh Eun-ji (1995)
West Palace (서궁) | KBS | Kim Gae Shi / Gae Ttong (1995)
Asphalt Man (아스팔트 사나이) | SBS | Dong-hee (1995)
Papa (파파) | KBS | Han Sae-young (1996)
Their Embrace (그들의 포옹) | MBC | Kim Seung-hye (1996)
Sibling Relations (동기간) | MBC | (1996)
Medical Brothers (의가형제) | MBC | Cha Min-ju (1997)
The Reason I Live (내가 사는 이유) | MBC | Ae-suk (1997)
Because I Love You (사랑하니까) | SBS | Eo Yu-na (1997)
Romance (로맨스) | SBS | (1998)
Advocate (애드버킷) | MBC | (1998)
Enbireyong (은비령) | KBS | (1999)
Invitation (초대) | KBS | Choi Yeong-ju (1999)
Wave (파도) | SBS | (1999)
Fireworks (불꽃) | SBS | Kim Ji-hyun (2000)
Jewel in the Palace (대장금) | MBC | Seo Jang-geum (2003)
Saimdang, Memoir of Colors (사임당, 빛의 일기) | SBS | Shin Saimdang/Seo Ji-yoon (2017)
Gangnam Beauty (내 아이디는 강남미인) | JTBC | [cameo] (2018)
Lee Young Ae Awards:
1994 – SBS Drama Awards | Best New Actress (How’s Your Husband?)
1995 – KBS Drama Awards | Popularity Prize (West Palace)
1996 – MBC Drama Awards | Outstanding Actress
1997 – MBC Drama Awards | Excellence Award, Actress (The Reason I Live)
1997 – SBS Drama Awards, Best Actress
1998 – SBS Drama Awards | Top Excellence Award, Actress (Romance)
1999 – KBS Drama Awards | Popularity Prize (Invitation)
2000 – SBS Drama Awards | Big Star Awards (Fireworks)
2001 – Korea Movie & Music Awards | Photogenic Prize for Actress (Joint Security Area)
2001 – Cine 21 Movie Awards | Best Actress (One Fine Spring Day, Last Present)
2001 – Busan Film Critics Awards | Best Actress
2002 – 25th Golden Cinema Film Festival | Most Popular Actress (Last Present)
2003 – MBC Music Awards | Grand Prize [Daesang] (Dae Jang Geum)
2004 – 2nd Andre Kim Best Star Awards | Female Star Award
2005 – Hong Kong Government Broadcasting Award | Hong Kong People’s Choice
2005 – 26th Blue Dragon Film Awards | Best Leading Actress
2005 – 8th Director’s Cut Awards | Best Actress (Lady Vengeance)
2005 – 38th Sitges Film Festival | Best Actress (Lady Vengeance)
2006 – 38th Cinemanila International Film Festival | Best Actress (Lady Vengeance)
2006 – 43rd Grand Bell Awards | Korean Wave Popularity Award
2006 – 42nd Baeksang Arts Awards | Best Actress (Film)
2007 – 15th Chunsa Film Festival | Korean Wave Contribution Award
2007 – 3rd Andre Kim Best Star Awards | Grand Prize
2007 – 1st Hallyu Awards | Star (Drama) Award
2007 – 44th Korean Broadcasters Association Day | Actor Award
2007 – Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism | Medal of Cultural Merit
2009 – 5th Andre Kim Best Star Awards | Female Star Award
2015 – 10th Seoul International Drama Awards | 10th Anniversary Hallyu Achievement Award
2017 – 22nd Consumers Day | Cultural Person Award (Saimdang, Memoir of Colors)
2017 – SBS Drama Awards | Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Wed-Thurs Drama (Saimdang, Memoir of Colors)
2020 – 25th Chunsa Film Art Awards | Best Actress (Bring Me Home)
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