Lee Dong GunLee Dong-gun (baptismal name Emmanuel, born July 26, 1980, Kangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean actor.
Lee made his debut in 1998 as an actor and singer. However, he has long since given up his singing career. Lee once stated that his singing career was like a wheel; sometimes he's up and sometimes he's down, and if it were not for his successful acting career, he would have already left the entertainment business. He was enrolled in the Department of Theatre and Cinema at Hanyang University but was recently expelled for his low attendance record.
Lee decided to take a break from acting in 2006 claiming he felt overwhelmed with his workload in both television and film. He resumed his acting career in 2007.
It is speculated that Lee is somewhat fluent in Japanese because he has repeatedly used the language while acting in Friends (2002) and Stained Glass (2005).
As of 2010, Lee is currently enlisted in the military.
Lee Dong-gun was dating Han Ji-Hye, his costar from Sweet 18 and My Boyfriend is Type B but their highly publicized relationship ended after 4 years. But they were told to work only forgetting the past.At 1 AM on the 20th March 2008, Lee Dong Gun's 19 year old brother, a student at Sydney University, was fatally stabbed in an incident involving two groups of men beneath the World Tower in Sydney, Australia. Another 20 year old man was critically injured. Lee Dong Gun left for Sydney to identify his brother's body.
- 1998: Time to Fly
- 1998: Hoping my wishes reach heaven (나의 바램이 저 하늘 닿기를)
- 1998: Propose (프로포즈)
- 1999: El Dorado
- 2000: Whenever it is (그게 언제라도)
- 2000: Much More
- 2004: Ah Reum Da Oon Shi Jak (아름다운 시작)
- 2008: Tsukiakari (Sony Japan)
- 1998: Wandering stars (방황하는 별들)
- 1999: KBS Ad Maniac (Kwangki 광끼)
- 2000: MBC Three friends (세친구)
- 2001: KBS Can’t help being born well! (잘난걸 어떡해)
- 2002: MBC Friends 프렌즈
- 2002: MBC The thought of wearing rubber shoes on the wrong way (고무신 거꾸로 신은 이유에 대한 상상)
- 2002: MBC Ruler of Your Own World (네멋대로 해라)
- 2003: MBC Ling Ling (링링)
- 2003: MBC I’ll love you til I die 죽도록 사랑해
- 2003: KBS Sangdoo! Let’s go to school (상두야 학교가자!)
- 2003: SBS daily drama The Heungboo’s get lucky (흥부네 박터졌네)
- 2003: MBC No Chun Hyang VS Ahn Mong Ryong (노춘향 vs 안몽룡)
- 2004: KBS Sweet 18 낭랑18세
- 2004: SBS Lovers in Paris (파리의 연인)
- 2004: SBS Stained Glass (유리화)
- 2006: SBS Smile Again (스마일 어게인)
- 2006: Mnet If In Love... Like Them
- 2008: MBC When It's At Night (밤이면 밤마다)
- 2002: Family (패밀리)
- 2005: My Boyfriend is Type B (B형남자친구, B hyung namja chin goo)
- 2007: Changing Partners (지금 사랑하는 사람과 살고 있습니까?)
- 2010: Overa Van Java
- Eun Hyul - Tardy Love MV
- Position - A Day MV
- Big Bang - Last Farewell MV
- Lee Hyori - Don't Love Her MV
- Yoon Eun Hye ft. Lee Dong Gun - Salad Song
- 4Tomorrow - Tomorrow MV