Lee Dong Wook started his career back in 1999. At the time, he won the V-NESS model contest.
As the prize, he could star in single-episode drama titled Best Theater “There’s a world outside of the road”.
His performance caught the eyes of the producer. He got a role in the TV series School 2 (1999-2000).
This actor then began to gain recognition in the following series School 3 which aired in 2000 until 2001.
His increase in popularity continued in 2005. At the time, he got a role in the TV series My Girl.
It turned out to be a hit, not only in Korea but also across Asia. Dong Wook soon became known as a Hallyu (Korean Wave) star.
In the next few years, the man from Seoul would star in many series. Some of his works can be found in Bitter Sweet Life (2008), Partner (2009), and Wild Romance (2012).
In 2012, Dong Wook worked as the MC of talk show Strong Heart. He took the role until January 2013. He also became a cast member of the reality show Roommate from 2014 until 2015.
He then starred in Guardian: The Lonely and Great God or better known as Goblin. The 2016 TV series was a huge hit. It helped launched the actor into stardom.
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- Real Name: Lee Dong Wook (이동욱)
- Stage Name: Lee Dong Wook
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- Birthday: November 6, 1981
- Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Nationality: Korean
- Height: 184cm (6′)
- Weight: 72kg (158 lbs)
- Blood Type: B
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- Profession: Actor
- Education: Joongbu University
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- Parents: –
- Sibling: Lee Seong Hee (younger sister)
- Girlfriend: Bae Suzy (2018)
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- Dong Wook is signed under King Kong by Starship.
- He has three younger siblings.
- He doesn’t come from a family with money, so this Scorpio man tried helping out by taking a job as an actor.
- His fans call him Wookie.
- He has done his militaty service in August 2009 until June 2011.
- He was the honorary ambassador of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
- This actor is the first global ambassador for makeup line for men Boy de Chanel.
- He is friends with Gong Yoo.
- He might have cool appearance, but actually acts cute around his closest friends.
- Dong Wook works out for 2-3 hours a day.
- He enjoys playing ice hockey, even joining his local team.
- He likes eating snacks.
- The man from Seoul spends his free time by playing mobile games or sleeping.
- He loves reading comic books.
- He has admitted to have over 200 comic books.
- The host claims that he’s good at doing houseworks.
- He enjoys watching movies alone.
- He’s the MC in the show Produce X 101.
- This Goblin actor is known and loved for his red lips and innocent looks.
- He has admitted to not be a romantic person.
- He was in a relationship with Bae Suzy in 2018 for around four months.
- His ideal type is someone that he can rely on and has the same humor as him.
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Pics of Lee Dong Wook
1. Dong Wook can make any outfit works
2. He looks amazing in a classic suit
3. Love how colorful the shoot is
4. He is looking so soft in sweater
5. Dong Wook has such perfect face
Lee Dong Wook is such a hard-working actor. From the very beginning of his career, he has always given his everything. No wonder that he has reached massive success.