Lee Hyun Wook

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Lee Hyun Wook - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Before Lee Hyun Wook debuted as an actor, he studied acting at the Korea National University of Arts. During this period, he had small acting in short movies like The Camel (2008).

After graduating, he landed slightly bigger roles in two different short movies, Thorn Hearted (2010) and The Out Boxer (2011).

However, it was in 2014 that he made his official debut as an actor in the movie The Target (2014), and later, he was featured in No Tomorrow (2016).

2019 was an especially bustling year for him as he showed up in Hell Is Other People, a drama series adaptation of a famous webtoon.

A year later, he joined the cast of the drama series Search and The Good Detective, and also the movies #Alive and Secret Zoo.

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  • Real Name: Lee Hyun Wook (이현욱)
  • Stage Name: Lee Hyun Wook (이현욱)
  • Nickname: Hyun Wook (현욱)
  • Also Known as: Lee Hyeon Uk, Lee Hyeon Wook, Lee Hyeon Wuk, Lee Hyun Wuk
  • Birthday: June 17, 1985
  • Birthplace: Icheon, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
  • Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
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  • Profession: Actor
  • Education: Korea National University of Arts, Anyang Arts High School
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  • Hyun Wook has always wanted to be an actor since he was in middle school.
  • He attended an acting academy with the help of his grandmother because his parents were against the idea.
  • Hyun Wook debuted as an actor when he was only sixteen years old.
  • He mostly played a supporting character throughout his acting career.
  • Hyun Wook was chosen as a jury for one of the film festivals in South Korea.
  • He said his friends and people around him hated him for the villainous roles he played.
  • His ideal type is…
  • His net worth is around…

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  • The Policeman’s Lineage (2022), as President Kim
  • Shark: The Beginning (2021), as Hyun Woo Young
  • #Alive (2020), as Lee Sang Chul
  • Secret Zoo (2020), as Min Chul Hyun
  • Fake (2017), as Guen Bae
  • No Tomorrow (2016), as Seok Hun
  • The Target (2014), as Jo Sang Woo
  • The Out Boxer (2011), as Sang Kyo
  • Thorn Hearted (2010), as a supporting character
  • The Camel (2008), as Kang Seok
  • Repatriation (2000), as a supporting character

Drama Series

  • Shark: The Beginning 2 (TVING | 2023), as Hyun Woo Young
  • Song of the Bandits (Netflix | 2022), as Lee Kwang Il
  • Bungee Jumping of Their Own (KakaoTV | 2022), as Seo In Woo
  • Remarriage & Desires (Netflix | 2022), as Lee Hyung Joo
  • Mine (tvN | 2021), as Han Ji Yong
  • She Would Never Know (JTBC | 2021), as Lee Jae Shin
  • Search (OCN | 2020), as Lee Joon Sung
  • The Good Detective (JTBC | 2020), as Park Geon Ho
  • Pegasus Market (tvN | 2019), as a supporting character
  • Hell Is Other People (OCN | 2019), as Yoo Ki Hyeok
  • Mrs. Cop 2 (SBS | 2016), as a supporting character
  • Only Love (SBS | 2014), as Choi Yoo Bin
  • Three Days (SBS | 2014), as a supporting character

TV Shows

  • Seri Money Club (JTBC | 2021), as a guest


  • 2016 Stagetalk Audience Choice Awards – New Actor Award – Old Wicked Songs and True West Returns
  • 2012 Asiana International Short Film Festival – Face in Shorts Award – The Out Boxer


  • 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards – Best Supporting Actor (Television) – Mine
  • 2019 OCN Awards – The Capability Award – Hell Is Other People

Lee Hyun Wook is an actor who has been showcasing his polished talents in acting throughout his career. No wonder he is known for his ability to bring any character to life.


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