Lee Chung Ah started her acting career by playing supporting roles in the movies Resurrection of the Little Match Girl (2002) and Happy Ero Christmas (2003).
Soon after two years in the entertainment world, she landed her first lead role in the movie Temptation of Wolves, which was released in 2004.
A year later, she was given a role in her first drama series, Let’s Go to the Beach. It was closely followed by other drama series such as Going Together (2006), and Chosun Police Season 2 (2008).
One of her noticeable works was the movie My Tutor Friend 2 (2007), which was a spin-off of the 2005 version of a similar title. The movie quickly became a hit in South Korea.
In 2010, she was featured in the drama series Pure Pumpkin Flower. She was applauded in the drama series in view of her amazing acting skills.
Besides acting, she could also be seen as a muse in a few music videos, for example, 웃어도 눈물이 (2008) by Ryu Joo Hwan, Coward (2005) by Buzz, We Were in Love (2004) by Lyn among others.
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- Real Name: Lee Chung Ah (이청아)
- Stage Name: Lee Chung Ah (이청아)
- Also Known as: Lee Cheong Ah
- Nickname: Chung Ah (청아)
- Birthday: October 29, 1984
- Birthplace: Ansan, Gyeonggi, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Nationality: South Korean
- Height: 165 cm (5’4”)
- Weight: 47 kg (103 lbs)
- Blood Type: A
- Religion: –
- Profession: Actress
- Education: Hanyang University (Theater and Film)
- Hobby: Watching Hollywood movies
- Parents: Lee Seung Cheol (Father)
- Siblings: –
- Boyfriend: Lee Ki Woo (2013 – 2018)
- Facebook: 이청아 Lee Chung Ah
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- Instagram: @leechungah
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- Chung Ah was once rumored to be dating singer-songwriter, Jung Joon Young.
- Her father, Lee Seung Cheol, is a musical theater actor.
- During the rise of the Burning Sun scandal, she was somehow linked to one of the suspects’ group chat controversy alongside Seung Ri from the boy group BIGBANG.
- She is an actress under C-JeS Entertainment.
- Fans said she looks like Sandara Park from the girl group 2NE1.
- She is nicknamed ChunChun by fans.
- Chung Ah likes to take pictures of herself.
- She thought she was ugly when she was a teenager.
- Chung Ah is a member of the celebrity skiing team A11.
- She always looks younger than her age.
- Chung Ah is chosen as the ideal girl by actor Park Yoo Hwan and Park Yoo Chun from the boy group JYJ.
- She has good Japanese pronunciation.
- Chung Ah said she often had a lot of misfortunes when she was paired with popular and handsome actors in her previous projects, for example, getting bullied by the viewers and suffering from a few accidents.
- Her lips once bled because of a forceful kissing scene with actor Jung Il Woo.
- Her lips once bled from a forceful kissing scene. She joined a drama club when she was in high school and participated in several plays.
- Her mother also works in the entertainment industry.
- She used to practice her acting skills in the same theater as her father.
- Chung Ah enjoys tasting various cuisines and going to a variety of restaurants.
- She makes a habit of buying new flowers and plants at least once a week.
- Chung Ah is a shopaholic.
- She is a fan of actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp and actress Kate Winslet.
- Titanic (1997), The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), and Catch Me If You Can (2002) are her favorite movies.
- Her ideal type is…
- Her net worth is around $3.3 million.
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- Recipe For Happiness (2020), as a supporting character
- Spring, Again (2019), as Eun Jo
- Bluebeard (2017), as Yoo Mi Yun
- Northern Limit Line (2015), as Captain Choi
- Twinkle-Twinkle Pitter-Patter (2014), as Eun Soo
- First Love Struck Me One Day (2014), as Erica
- The Five (2013), as Jung Ha
- Lee Chung Ah’s Seoul Play (2010), as self
- Oh! Happy Day (2010), as a supporting character
- Finding Mr. Destiny (2010), as Ji Hye
- The First Love Series (2010), as Han Seo Yeon
- The Good, The Bad, The Weird (2008), as Song Lee
- My Tutor Friend 2 (2007), as Kitano Junko
- Ssunday Seoul (2005), as Yeong Ja
- Temptation of Wolves (2004), as Jung Han Kyung
- Twentidentity (2004), as a supporting character
- Happy Ero Christmas (2003), as Lee Hae Min
- Tears (2002), as a supporting character
- Resurrection of the Little Match Girl (2002), as a supporting character
- Celebrity (Netflix | 2023), as Yoon Shi Hyun
- Awaken (tvN | 2020), as Jamie Leighton
- Drama Festa: Recipe for Happiness (JTBC | 2020), as a supporting character
- Hello Dracula (JTBC | 2020), as Soo Jung
- VIP Special (SBS | 2019), as Lee Hyun Ah
- VIP (SBS | 2019), as Lee Hyun Ah
- Beautiful World (JTBC | 2019), as Kang Joon Ha
- Drama Festa: Luwak Human (JTBC | 2019), as a supporting character
- Sweet and Salty Office (MBC every1 | 2018), as Do Eun Soo
- The Best Moment to Quit Your Job (Oksusu | 2017), as Sun Hee
- Because This Is My First Life (tvN | 2017), as Go Jung Min
- Lucky Romance (MBC | 2016), as Han Sull Hee
- The Vampire Detective (OCN | 2016), as Yo Na
- Riders: Catch Tomorrow (E Channel | 2015), as Yoon So Dam
- Bride in Sneakers (KBS2 | 2014), as Park Bo Kyung
- High School King of Savvy (tvN | 2014), as a supporting character
- Dating Agency: Cyrano (tvN | 2013), as Sul Yoo Jin
- Wonderful Mama (SBS | 2013), as Oh Da Jung
- Cool Guys, Hot Ramen (tvN | 2011), as Yang Eun Bi
- Pure Pumpkin Flower (SBS | 2010), as Soon Jung
- Jolly Widows (KBS | 2009), as Han Soo Hyun
- The Accidental Couple (KBS2 | 2009), as Ku Min Ji
- Chosun Police Season 2 (MBC | 2008), as Han Da Kyung
- Going Together (SBS | 2006), as Da Seul
- Let’s Go to the Beach (SBS | 2005), as Yoon So Ra
- Delicious Rendezvous (SBS | 2019), as a guest
- Everyone’s Kitchen (O’live | 2019), as a regular member
- Amor Fati (tvN | 2018), as a regular member
- Kim Je Dong’s Talk To You 2 (JTBC | 2018), as a guest
- Omniscient Interfering View (MBC | 2018), as a guest
- Battle Trip (KBS2 | 2016), as a guest
- King of Mask Singer (MBC | 2015), as a guest
- Wednesday Gourmet (tvN | 2015), as a guest
- Idol Show: Season 1 (MBC every1 | 2008), as a guest
Music Video Appearances
- The Only Thing I Can’t Do (2015) – Gummy
- The Day to Love (2013) – Lee Seung Chul
- Full Story (2010) – V.O.S
- Telephone (2010) – Electro Boyz feat. Horan
- Because of You (2008) – Shin Hye Sung
- 웃어도 눈물이 (2008) – Ryu Joo Hwan
- Coward (2005) – Buzz
- We Were in Love (2004) – Lyn
- 2019 SBS Drama Awards – Best Supporting Actress – VIP
- 2016 Cable TV Broadcasting Awards – Best Character – Riders: Get Tomorrow
- 2005 Golden Cinematography Awards – Best New Actress – Temptation of Wolves
- 2005 Grand Bell Awards – Best New Actress – Temptation of Wolves
- 2016 MBC Drama Awards – Excellence Award (Actress in a Miniseries) – Lucky Romance
- 2009 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – The Accidental Couple and Jolly Widows
Lee Chung Ah is a South Korean actress with multiple hits. Although her journey was not always easy, especially during her early days, she managed to succeed with sheer determination.