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Search Search Create account Log in Personal tools Create account Log in Pages for logged out editors learn more ContributionsTalk Contents move to sidebar hide (Top) 1Early life and education 2Career Toggle Career subsection 2.12002–2008: Beginnings 2.22009–2010: Breakthrough 2.32011–2013: Global fame 2.42014–2017: Continued success and return to films 2.52019–present: Comeback from military service and Hollywood Debut 3Public image and philanthropy Toggle Public image and philanthropy subsection 3.1Philanthropy 3.2Media influence 4YouTube channel 5Personal life Toggle Personal life subsection 5.1Car wreck 5.2Military enlistment 6Filmography Toggle Filmography subsection 6.1Film 6.2Television series 6.3Web series 6.4Music video 7Discography 8Awards and nominations 9References 10External links Toggle the table of contents Lee Min-ho 73 languages العربيةBasa BaliবাংলাBanjarBân-lâm-gúBikol CentralБългарскиCatalàCebuanoČeštinaCymraegDeutschEestiEspañolEsperantoEuskaraفارسیFrançaisGalego한국어HausaՀայերենहिन्दीIlokanoBahasa IndonesiaItalianoעבריתJawaಕನ್ನಡKapampanganქართულიҚазақшаKurdîLatviešuMagyarМакедонскиമലയാളംمصرىBahasa MelayuMinangkabauМонголမြန်မာဘာသာNederlands日本語Norsk bokmålOʻzbekcha / ўзбекчаPolskiPortuguêsРусскийසිංහලSimple EnglishSlovenščinaکوردیСрпски / srpskiSundaSuomiSvenskaTagalogதமிழ்Татарча / tatarçaతెలుగుไทยТоҷикӣTürkçeTyapУкраїнськаاردوئۇيغۇرچە / UyghurcheTiếng ViệtVolapük吴语粵語中文 Edit links ArticleTalk English ReadEditView history Tools Tools move to sidebar hide Actions ReadEditView history General What links hereRelated changesUpload fileSpecial pagesPermanent linkPage informationCite this pageGet shortened URLWikidata item Print/export Download as PDFPrintable version In other projects Wikimedia Commons From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia South Korean actor (born 1987) This article is about the actor. For other people with the same name, see Lee Min-ho (disambiguation). In this Korean name, the family name is Lee. Lee Min-hoLee at the VIP premiere of Hot Young Bloods in January 2014Born (1987-06-22) June 22, 1987 (age 36)Dongjak District, Seoul, South KoreaAlma materKonkuk UniversityOccupationsActorsingermodelYears active2002–presentAgentMYM EntertainmentHeight187 cm (6 ft 2 in)[1]Korean nameHangul이민호Hanja李敏鎬Revised RomanizationI Min-hoMcCune–ReischauerYi Minho Websitewww.leeminho.krSignature Lee Min-ho (Korean: 이민호; Hanja: 李敏鎬, born June 22, 1987)[2] is a South Korean actor, singer and model.[3][4] He gained widespread fame with his role as Gu Jun-pyo in Boys Over Flowers (2009), which also earned him the Best New Actor Award for Television at the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards. His other notable works are television series City Hunter (2011), The Heirs (2013), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), and The King: Eternal Monarch (2020),[5] and films Gangnam Blues (2015) and Bounty Hunters (2016). In 2022, he starred in the Apple TV+ period drama Pachinko based on the novel of the same name.[6] The success of Lee’s television career established him as a top Hallyu star;[7][8] he is the most followed South Korean actor on social media.[9] Lee became the first Korean celebrity to have a wax figure made in his image at Madame Tussauds, with figures being unveiled in Shanghai in 2013,[10] and Hong Kong in 2014.[11] Early life and education[edit] Lee Min-ho was born on June 22, 1987, in Heukseok-dong, Dongjak District, Seoul. Raised by Buddhist parents, he is the younger one of two children.[12] During childhood, Lee initially hoped to become a professional football player. While attending Namseong Elementary School, he was selected for the junior football class of manager and ex-professional player Cha Bum-kun. However, an injury during fifth grade put an end to his aspiration.[13] In a 2009 interview with the Asia Business Daily, he recalled that during elementary school other pupils nicknamed him kkamdungi (깜둥이; lit. ‘darkie’) in reference to his tan skin. Other nicknames were ‘skeleton’ from his time at Banpo Middle School and ‘demon’ in high school—the former stemmed from the thought that he was “too skinny” whereas the latter nickname was what his “playful” personality earned him.[12] By his first year at Danggok High School, Lee had already turned his interests to acting and modeling. After he posed for a few magazines, he met the future president of Starhaus Entertainment by chance.[14] His professional acting career began after the encounter,[14] and he would ultimately sign with the agency in 2005. In 2006, Lee enrolled at Konkuk University’s College of Art and Design; he has since obtained a bachelor’s degree after majoring in Film Arts.[14][13] He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Film at Kookmin University Graduate School.[15] Career[edit] 2002–2008: Beginnings[edit] Lee started auditioning and landed minor roles in several television shows such as Romance (2002), Nonstop (2000–2006) and Recipe of Love (2005). His official debut (main) role was in the EBS series Secret Campus (2006).[14] Early in his career, Lee went by the stage name Lee Min because his agency thought his birth name was too ordinary. However, as his stage name was pronounced and written in the same way as the Korean word “imin”, which means “immigration”, he later said it was difficult to find himself in internet search results. He eventually went back to using his original name.[16] In 2006, his acting career was put on hold for a year following a serious car wreck, which occurred while riding in the back of a car with fellow actor Jung Il-woo. Their two friends riding in the front seat were killed instantly.[17] Lee was severely injured and spent several months bedridden.[13][18] Upon recovery, Lee received his first leading role in the high-school drama Mackerel Run (2007), but the series was reduced to only eight episodes due to low viewership ratings.[19] In 2008, he appeared in television dramas Get Up and I Am Sam, as well as movies Public Enemy Returns and Our School’s E.T.. During the filming of the latter, he became good friends with actor Kim Su-ro. Kim later gave him praise on a variety show: “I recognize a star when I see one. When I was doing Our School’s E.T., I knew that Lee Min-ho would become one of the top actors in the country”.[20] 2009–2010: Breakthrough[edit] Lee in 2010 Lee’s breakthrough came in 2009 with the lead role of Gu Jun-pyo in KBS2′ Boys Over Flowers, the Korean adaptation of the popular shōjo manga of the same name. Competition for the role was intense and Lee only found out that he had been cast through newspaper articles.[21] The series attracted high viewership ratings and buzz in South Korea during its broadcast.[22] Lee’s new-found popularity gained him many endorsement deals; Boys Over Flowers also created another Korean Wave throughout Asia and made Lee a Hallyu star.[23][24] In 2010, Lee appeared in the romantic comedy Personal Taste opposite Son Ye-jin; he played a young architect who poses as a gay man in order to become roommates with a young woman, leading to romantic complications. When asked about the reason for choosing the role during an interview, he responded: “I think I would do a better job playing heavy and more defined roles when I am older. I think Personal Taste was perfect because it is bright, cheerful but you can also laugh and cry over it as well.”[25] 2011–2013: Global fame[edit] In 2011, he took on the role of the titular character in action drama City Hunter, which was loosely based on Tsukasa Hojo’s popular manga of the same name.[26] The series was a commercial success[27][28] and contributed to Lee’s growing popularity, most notably in Japan, Philippines, China,[29][30][31] and in France.[32] He participated in the popular Chinese variety show Happy Camp in December 2011.[33] In 2012, Lee starred in the medical fusion sageuk Faith alongside Kim Hee-sun.[34] Despite garnering viewership ratings in the 10% range, the drama was a commercial failure due to its high budget.[35] In April 2013, Lee’s wax figure was unveiled at the Madame Tussauds Shanghai.[10] He then released his first album “My Everything” in May 2013 and went on a fan meeting tour in Asia.[36][37] Lee also announced his return to television with a new series titled The Heirs, a teen drama written by Kim Eun-sook.[38] On why he decided to take on the role of a chaebol heir in high school four years after playing one in Boys Over Flowers, he answered: “Before I grew past my 20s, I wanted to play a more upbeat character, one that would allow me to return to that feeling of simple, uncomplicated innocence that I had when I was younger.”[38] Premiering on October 9, 2013, The Heirs enjoyed immense popularity both locally, with a peak rating of 28.6%, and internationally, having over one billion hits on the Chinese streaming service IQIYI.[39] Lee experienced a further increase in his global popularity.[40][41][42][43] 2014–2017: Continued success and return to films[edit] In January 2014, a second wax figure of Lee was unveiled at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.[11] On January 30, Lee became the first Korean celebrity to perform on China’s CCTV Lunar New Year Gala.[44][45] He sang a song with Harlem Yu, the original singer of the theme song of Meteor Garden, the Taiwanese version of Boys Over Flowers.[46][47] He was also invited to the third conference of the South Korean Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment as the representative for the entertainment industry, to share and contribute to the discussion of issues related to developing Korea’s cultural content.[48] Lee received the Prime Minister’s Commendation at the 5th Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards for his contribution to Koren Wave.[49] Lee subsequently recorded and released his second EP “Song for You” in October 2014 under Universal Music. As with his previous album, he stated that the tracks were recorded for his fans and that he had no ambition to pursue a singing career.[50][51] The album release coincided with the start of his RE:MINHO fan meeting tour which spanned various Asian cities.[52][53][54] He then took on Yoo Ha’s neo-noir action saga Gangnam Blues (2015), set in the 1970s when the real estate development boom swept across the Gangnam area. The film, which co-starred Kim Rae-won, marked Lee’s first leading role on the big screen.[55][56] In 2016, Lee appeared in the action comedy film Bounty Hunters, directed by Shin Terra; his co-stars were Wallace Chung, Tiffany Tang, Jeremy Tsui, Karena Ng and Louis Fan.[57] The flick topped box office charts upon its release and went on to gross US$31 million in China.[58][59] Later that year, Lee made his television comeback in the fantasy romance The Legend of the Blue Sea alongside actress Jun Ji-hyun, which was another success.[60][61] Lee began his mandatory military service on May 12, 2017.[62] 2019–present: Comeback from military service and Hollywood Debut[edit] In 2019, Lee was cast in the SBS-broadcast and Netflix-distributed fantasy romance The King: Eternal Monarch written by The Heirs screenwriter Kim Eun-sook.[63] It was hailed as one of the most anticipated series of the first half of 2020,[64][65][66] serving as Lee’s comeback following his release from mandatory military service.[64] The series set a record for SBS’s highest 2020 Friday-Saturday drama premiere ratings and maintaining the No.1 spot on the weekly Wavve drama chart for eight consecutive weeks,[67][68][69][70] but received mixed reviews and lower-than-expected domestic TV viewership ratings on later episodes compared to previous works by Kim Eun-sook.[71][72] The King: Eternal Monarch was listed as the most popular Korean drama on Netflix in India, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore and one of the top two in the U.S. in 2020.[73][74] In 2022, Lee made his Hollywood debut[75] in a main role as Koh Hansu, a mysterious merchant, in the television series adaptation of Min Jin Lee’s novel Pachinko.[6][76] The series received positive reviews and extensive critical acclaim upon release.[77][78][79] Lee’s performance, particularly in the standalone episode of the series, Chapter 7, which centered around Lee’s character, received critical acclaim; outlets such as Rolling Stone,[80] The New York Times,[81] and Collider[82] included the episode in their list of Best TV Episodes of 2022. In August 2023, Hugo Boss launched a new collection, featuring Lee, Patrick Mahomes, Naomi Campbell, Matteo Berrettini, and Suki Waterhouse in its campaign.[83] Public image and philanthropy[edit] Philanthropy[edit] In 2014, Lee set up the PROMIZ website, a fund-raising platform to raise awareness and encourage donation for social and humanitarian causes.[84][85] Proceeds from the sale of PROMIZ merchandise are given to selected partners which execute the charity projects. The site donated $50,000 to help create wells in Malawi through non-profit organization Charity: Water; the sum was gathered by Lee and his fans.[86][87] PROMIZ has also raised funds and contributed donations to causes such as Good Neighbours,[88] World Water Day,[89] the “Transparent Umbrella Project” [90] and the “Making Warm Winter for Both Bodies and Hearts” campaign.[91] In 2016, PROMIZ won at the Korea Good Brand Awards.[92] In 2015, Lee donated ₩100 million to UNICEF to aid the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal.[93] In 2016, Lee was recognised by the Ministry of Health and Welfare for his contribution to society.[94] To mark the 10th anniversary of his debut, Lee’s fans participated in several charitable events. Lee’s Chinese fans planted 510 trees in Inner Mongolia, while his Mexican fans sold plastic bottle caps to recycling companies and donated the proceeds to children suffering from cancer. Taiwanese and Hong Kong made donations to World Vision and UNICEF. In previous years, his Chilean fan club donated to the humanitarian organization Patagonia Compassion and also participated in several other charitable causes.[95][96] Media influence[edit] As of October 2020, Lee has over 3 million followers on Twitter, 23 million followers on Weibo and was the first Korean celebrity to garner 20 million followers on both Instagram and Facebook.[97][98][99][9][100] In 2014 and 2015, Lee topped the online poll organized by a Chinese entertainment magazine and was voted as the “Asian Male God”.[101] In 2017, Lee was chosen as the “Most Favoured Korean Actor” by fans of the Korean Wave in the United States.[102] With a combined total of 65 million followers, he is referred to as the “King of Social Media”.[103][9] YouTube channel[edit] Lee Min-ho launched the YouTube channel “leeminho film” where he serves as executive producer and creative director.[3] Personal life[edit] Lee has an elder sister, Yun-jeong, who is the co-founder and CEO of his current agency MYM Entertainment.[104] Car wreck[edit] In 2006, Lee’s acting career was put on hold for a year following a serious car wreck, which occurred while riding with fellow actor Jung Il-woo and two other friends.[18] The group of friends were driving to Gangwon Province when a car crossing from the opposite lane after fleeing from a previous accident hit them head-on, destroying the hood and engine of their car. Lee and Jung, who were seated in the back, survived the wreck in a critical state. Their friends, both sitting in the front, were instantly killed. Lee was severely injured and in a coma for a month, after which he spent several months bedridden. His injuries included broken ribs, thigh and ankle, along with a tear in his knee cartilage. As part of his treatment, a 46-centimeter metal pin was inserted in his thigh, leaving one of his legs shorter than the other.[13][18][105][106][107] Military enlistment[edit] Lee Min-ho began his mandatory military service on May 12, 2017, at the Suseo Social Welfare Centre in Gangnam District Office as a public service officer.[108] Lee was unable to serve as an active duty soldier due to his previous injuries. He also suffered another car wreck in 2011 while filming City Hunter.[105][109] On March 15, 2018, Lee started his military training at the Korea Army Training Centre in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province. He returned to public service duty after four weeks of basic training.[110] He was discharged on April 25, 2019.[111] Filmography[edit] Film[edit] Year Title Role Notes Ref. 2008 Public Enemy Returns Jung Ha-yeon Bit part [20] Our School’s E.T. Oh Sang-hoon [112] 2015 Gangnam Blues Kim Jong-dae [113] 2016 Bounty Hunters Yi San Chinese-South Korean co-production [114] Television series[edit] Year Title Role Notes Ref. 2002 Romance Student [115] 2003–2005 Sharp Lee Jin-ho Ep. 55–63 [116] 2005 Nonstop 5 MC Mong with plastic surgery Ep. 213 [117] Recipe of Love Waiter [118] 2006 Secret Campus Park Du-hyun [119] 2007 Mackerel Run Cha Gong-chan [120] I Am Sam Heo Mo-se [121] 2008 Get Up Min Wook-gi [122] 2009 Boys Over Flowers Gu Jun-pyo [22] 2010 Personal Taste Jeon Jin-ho [123] 2011 City Hunter Lee Yoon-sung [124] 2012 Faith Choe Yeong [125] 2013 The Heirs Kim Tan [126] 2016 The Legend of the Blue Sea Kim Dam-ryeong / Heo Joon-jae [127] 2017 DMZ, The Wild Himself Documentary [128] 2020 The King: Eternal Monarch Emperor Lee Gon [129] 2024 Ask the Stars Gong Ryong [130] Web series[edit] Year Title Role Notes Ref. 2011–2012 Toyota CamryThe One and Only Joon / Kwon [131] 2012 Innisfree First Love Innisfree CEO [132] 2014 Line Romance Min-ho [133] 2015 Innisfree Summer Love Lee Min-ho [134] 2016 7 First Kisses Lee Min-ho [135] 2022–present Pachinko Koh Hansu Season 1–2 [76] Music video[edit] Title Year Artist(s) Ref. “Kiss” 2009 Sandara Park [136] Discography[edit] Main article: Lee Min-ho discography My Everything (2013, Korean) My Everything (2013, Japanese) Song For You (2014) Awards and nominations[edit] Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Lee Min-ho References[edit] ^ “Lee Min-ho’s official website”. 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Seok-hyun (1986) Kim Se-jun (1987) Lee Dong-jun (1989) 1990s An Seung-hun (1990) Park Sang-min (1991) Shin Hyun-joon (1992) Kim Kyu-chul (1993) Kim Byung-se (1994) Lee Jung-jae (1995) Lee Byung-hun (1996) Song Kang-ho (1997) Lee Sung-jae (1999) 2000s Sol Kyung-gu (2000) Ryoo Seung-bum (2001) Lee Jong-soo (2002) Kwon Sang-woo (2003) Kim Rae-won (2004) Go Soo (2005) Lee Joon-gi (2006) Ryu Deok-hwan (2007) Daniel Henney (2008) Kang Ji-hwan (2009) 2010s Jung Woo (2010) Lee Je-hoon (2011) Kim Sung-kyun (2012) Kim Soo-hyun (2013) Park Yoo-chun (2014) Lee Min-ho (2015) Jung Ga-ram (2016) Park Seo-joon (2017) Lee Ga-sub (2018) Jung Hae-in (2019) 2020s N/A (2020) N/A (2021) Mu Jin-sung (2022) Kim Seon-ho (2023) vteKorea Drama Awards for Top Excellence Award, Actor2000s Kim Sang-joong (2007) Choi Soo-jong (2008) 2010s Jang Hyuk (2010) Lee Min-ho (2011) Kim Sang-joong (2012) Jung Woong-in and Lee Jung-jin (2013) Kim Jae-joong (2014) Lee Jong-suk (2015) Ahn Jae-hyun and Jang Hyun-sung (2016) Kim 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Featured Community NEW Feeds Lists Forums Contributors Games NEW Stars Leaderboard NEW Calendar 14,473 Edit this Page Edit Information Primary Details Cover Image Cast Credits Crew Credits Report Details Related Articles Lee Min Ho Name: Lee Min Ho Native name: 이민호 Also Known as: Lee Min, 李敏镐, Min Ho Lee, Yi Min Ho Nationality: South Korean Gender: Male Born: June 22, 1987 Age: 36 Lee Min Ho is a South Korean actor, singer, and model represented by MYM Entertainment. He started to act in his second year of high school and joined Starhaus Entertainment in his senior year. He completed his mandatory military service in April of 2019. Early on in his career, Min Ho used the stage name Lee Min as his agency found his birth name too ordinary. However, since it was pronounced and written the same as the Korean word for ‘immigration’, and made him difficult to search on the internet, he reverted to his birth name. In August 2006, Min Ho sustained injuries in a serious car accident while riding with actor Jung Il Woo, who was badly injured in the accident. (Source: Wikipedia; edited by MyDramaList) Edit Biography Drama Year Title # Role Rating 2024 Pachinko Season 2 add Korean Drama, 2024, 0 eps Ko Han Su (Main Role) 0 Ko Han Su Main Role 0.0 2024 When the Stars Gossip add Korean Drama, 2024, 20 eps Gong Ryong (Main Role) 20 Gong Ryong Main Role 0.0 2022 Pachinko add Korean Drama, 2022, 8 eps Ko Han Su (Main Role) 8 Ko Han Su Main Role 8.4 2020 The King: Eternal Monarch add Korean Drama, 2020, 16 eps Lee Gon (Main Role) 16 Lee Gon Main Role 8.1 2016 The Legend of the Blue Sea add Korean Drama, 2016, 20 eps Heo Joon Jae / Kim Dam Ryung (Main Role) 20 Heo Joon Jae / Kim Dam Ryung Main Role 8.3 2015 Summer Love add Korean Drama, 2015, 2 eps Himself (Main Role) 2 Himself Main Role 6.7 2013 The Heirs add Korean Drama, 2013, 20 eps Kim Tan (Main Role) 20 Kim Tan Main Role 7.6 2012 Faith add Korean Drama, 2012, 24 eps General Choi Yeong (Main Role) 24 General Choi Yeong Main Role 8.0 2011 City Hunter add Korean Drama, 2011, 20 eps “Poochai” Lee Yoon Sung (Main Role) 20 “Poochai” Lee Yoon Sung Main Role 8.3 2010 Personal Taste add Korean Drama, 2010, 16 eps Jeon Jin Ho (Main Role) 16 Jeon Jin Ho Main Role 7.7 2009 Boys Over Flowers add Korean Drama, 2009, 25 eps Goo Joon Pyo (Main Role) 25 Goo Joon Pyo Main Role 7.5 2008 Get Up add Korean Drama, 2008, 1 eps Min Wook Gi (Main Role) 1 Min Wook Gi Main Role 7.5 2007 I Am Your Teacher add Korean Drama, 2007, 16 eps Heo Mo Se (Support Role) 16 Heo Mo Se Support Role 6.7 2007 Mackerel Run add Korean Drama, 2007, 8 eps Cha Gong Chan (Main Role) 8 Cha Gong Chan Main Role 6.7 2006 Secret Campus add Korean Drama, 2006, 24 eps Park Du Hyeon (Main Role) 24 Park Du Hyeon Main Role 7.3 2005 Love Hymn add Korean Drama, 2005, 41 eps [Cook] (Support Role) 41 [Cook] Support Role 7.2 2004 Nonstop Season 5 add Korean Drama, 2004, 257 eps [Himself] (Guest Role) 257 [Himself] Guest Role 7.4 2003 Sharp 1 add Korean Drama, 2003, 64 eps [Art institute student] (Guest Role) 64 [Art institute student] Guest Role 7.2 2002 Romance add Korean Drama, 2002, 16 eps [Troubled student taught by Kim Chae Won] (Guest Role) 16 [Troubled student taught by Kim Chae Won] Guest Role 7.2 Remove ads Movie Year Title Role Rating 2025 Omniscient Reader add Korean Movie, 2025, Yoo Jung Hyuk (Main Role) Yoo Jung Hyuk Main Role 0.0 2016 Bounty Hunters add Chinese Movie, 2016, Lee San (Main Role) Lee San Main Role 7.5 2015 Gangnam 1970 add Korean Movie, 2015, Kim Jong Dae (Main Role) Kim Jong Dae Main Role 7.2 2008 Our School’s E.T add Korean Movie, 2008, Oh Sang Hoon (Support Role) Oh Sang Hoon Support Role 7.2 2008 Public Enemy Returns add Korean Movie, 2008, Jung Ha Yeon (Support Role) Jung Ha Yeon Support Role 7.4 Special Year Title # Role Rating 2016 The Legend of the Blue Sea – The Legend Continues add Korean Special, 2016, 1 eps Heo Joon Jae / Kim Dam Ryung (Main Role) 1 Heo Joon Jae / Kim Dam Ryung Main Role 8.4 2016 7 First Kisses add Korean Special, 2016, 8 eps Lee Min Ho (Main Role) 8 Lee Min Ho Main Role 6.9 2014 Line Romance add Chinese Special, 2014, 3 eps Min Ho (Main Role) 3 Min Ho Main Role 7.1 2013 The Heirs Christmas Edition add Korean Special, 2013, 1 eps Kim Tan (Main Role) 1 Kim Tan Main Role 7.3 2012 The One and Only Epilogue add Korean Special, 2012, 4 eps Lee Joon / Lee Kwon (Main Role) 4 Lee Joon / Lee Kwon Main Role 7.3 2011 The One and Only add Korean Special, 2011, 4 eps Lee Joon / Lee Kwon (Main Role) 4 Lee Joon / Lee Kwon Main Role 7.2 2009 Anycall Haptic Mission 2 add Korean Special, 2009, 3 eps (Unknown) 3 Unknown 7.1 2009 Boys Over Flowers: F4 After Story add Korean Special, 2009, 4 eps Goo Joon Pyo (Main Role) 4 Goo Joon Pyo Main Role 7.4 TV Show Year Title # Role Rating 2021 Lee Seunggi x Lee Minho add Korean TV Show, 2021, 4 eps Himself (Regular Member) 4 Himself Regular Member 8.2 2017 DMZ, The Wild add Korean TV Show, 2017, 4 eps Himself (Main Host) 4 Himself Main Host 8.2 2015 With You Along the Way Season 1 add Chinese TV Show, 2015, 12 eps (Ep.6) (Guest) 12 (Ep.6) Guest 8.3 2012 Ask in a Box add Korean TV Show, 2012, 58 eps (Guest) 58 Guest 8.0 2009 Boys Before Flowers: F4 Talk Show Special add Korean TV Show, 2009, 1 eps (Main Host) 1 Main Host 7.6 1997 Happy Camp add Chinese TV Show, 1997, 1265 eps (20120114) (Guest) 1265 (20120114) Guest 8.3 1996 King’s Brunch add Japanese TV Show, 1996, 1214 eps (20090808) (Guest) 1214 (20090808) Guest 0.0 View All Articles Shin Seung Ho in Talks to Join Lee Min Ho and Ahn Hyo Seop’s Upcoming New Film News – Jun 2, 2023 Shin Seung Ho will reportedly be the newest addition to the star-studded cast of the upcoming film Omniscient Reader. Kang Tae Joo to Reportedly Join Lee Min Ho’s Upcoming K-drama “Pachinko Season 2” News – May 19, 2023 Kang Tae Joo is currently in talks to join the upcoming second season of Pachinko. Yoon Yuh Jung and Kim Min Ha’s “Pachinko” Bags the Prestigious Peabody Award! News – May 11, 2023 ‘Pachinko’ has won the Peabody Award. Lee Min Ho & Gong Hyo Jin’s Space K-drama “Ask the Stars” Completes Filming! News – Apr 19, 2023 Get ready for a space rom-com starring Lee Min Ho and Gong Hyo Jin. Gong Hyo Jin and Lee Min Ho’s upcoming K-drama “Ask The Stars” unveils first still cuts News – Nov 22, 2022 The much-awaited space k-drama “Ask The Stars” released its first still cuts. Gong Hyo Jin and Kevin Oh confirmed to get married in the United States News – Oct 11, 2022 Gong Hyo Jin and Kevin Oh will tie the knot this October in the United States. 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