Full Profile of Korean Actor Lee Han-wi and Facts

Lee Han-wi’s Appearance in Variety Shows

Lee Han-wi

Lee rarely appears on variety shows. Within his 35 years of career he only has 3 variety shows. In 2011 until 2012, he was chosen as a cast member of tvN’s variety show Saturday Night Live Korea season 1 and 2. In 2012, he was a cast member of MBC’s variety show Reckless Family. In 2013, he was chosen as host of TV Chosun’s program The Wife Doesn’t Know.

Year Title Network Notes
2011-2012 Saturday Night Live Korea tvN Cast member, seasons 1-2
2012 Reckless Family MBC Cast member
2013 The Wife Doesn’t Know TV Chosun Host


Lee Han-wi’s Theater Performance List

Aside from dramas and movies, Lee also worked at theater. He has appeared in 10 theaters up until now. His first appearance was Knife Man in 2001. In the same year, he also appeared in other 5 theaters, The Night of the Iguana, Death Song, 혼자 뜨는 달, 우덜은 하난기라, and Six Minute Murder.

In 2007, he acted as Cheong Yo-ri on Kyung-sook, Kyung-sook’s Father.  He appeared as Elder on Dandelions in the Wind in 2008. In 2010, he had acted as Lee Bong-jo (Dad) on My Brother Has Returned. His latest theater was Wolnam Ski Unit in 2014.

Year Title Role Reprised
2001 Knife Man
The Night of the Iguana
Death Song
혼자 뜨는 달
우덜은 하난기라
Six Minute Murder
2007 Kyung-sook, Kyung-sook’s Father Cheong Yo-ri
2008 Dandelions in the Wind Elder 2011, 2014
2010 My Brother Has Returned Lee Bong-jo/Dad
2014 Wolnam Ski Unit Elder Kim


Lee Han-wi’s Commercial Film List

Lee Han-wi

Lee Han-wi has appeared in 5 CFs since his debut. He was chosen as a model for Wang’s Class Time in 2004. In 2006, he was a model for SK Telink, Sprice and Post Office Shopping. 2 years later, he was chosen as a model for Haikah.

Year Title
2004 Wang – class time


2006 SK Telink 00700 – 00700 International Telephone Classroom Home Phone


2006 Sprice – Teacher’s No Access
2006 Post Office Shopping – Korea Life Specialties Post Office Shop
2008 Haikah

Lee Han-wi’s Nominations and Awards List

Lee Han-wi

Lee Han-wi has been worked in Korean Entertainment Industry for 35 years. In his 35 years of career, he has been nominated on several awards shows. His first award was단체상, Celebrity category at 4th Sunkist Ladies Amateur Golf Tournament in 2005. In 2006, he won as Best Supporting Actor at KBS Drama Awards in 2006.

In 2007, he won as Most Popular Actor at 1st Korea Drama Awards and was nominated as Best Supporting Actor at 6th Korean Film Awards. A year later, he won as Best Supporting Actor in a Serial Drama at SBS Drama Awards.

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2005 4th Sunkist Ladies Amateur Golf Tournament 단체상, Celebrity category N/A Won
2006 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Pure in HeartSpring Waltz Won
2007 1st Korea Drama Awards Most Popular Actor The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince Won
6th Korean Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Solace Nominated
2008 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Serial Drama Glass Castle Won