All About Actress Lee Hye-young (Born 1962)

actress Lee Hye-young

All About Senior Actress, Lee Hye-young

Lee Hye-young is a senior South Korean actress. She began her acting career in 1981 at the age of 17 through a local musical theatre production of The Sound of Music. However, most of Lee Hye-young’s activities are movie projects. Let’s get to know more about Lee Hye-young.


Lee Hye-young Full Profile and Facts

Lee Hye-young profile


Real Name = Lee Hye-young

Birthday = November 25, 1962

Origin = Seoul, South Korea

Height =  166 cm

Weight = 46 kg

Education = Chung-Ang University – Theater and Film

Years Active = 1981 – Present



  1. She married once to Seol Do-yoon in 1987 but divorced afterward.
  2. Her father was a famous film director Lee Man-hee, who died in 1975.
  3. She began her acting career at the age of 17.


List of Lee Hye-young Theater Plays

Lee hye-young theater play

Lee Hye-young began her acting career through the theater play The Sound of Music in 1981. Since then, she has performed in many theater shows, features, short films and television shows. Even till now, Lee Hye-young is still active while acting in theater plays. Here is the list of Lee Hye-young’s theater plays.

list of Lee Hye-young theater play
Year Theater Play Title
1981 The Sound of Music
The Silence of My Beloved
The Fantasticks
Past (Josin) Peter
Padam Padam Padam
Snow White
1986 Romeo 20
1988 Hymn of Death
1992 Antony and Cleopatra
1994 House
1995 Yeonsan, a Problematic Figure
1998 The Queen of Tears
1999 Hamlet
2000 Jesus Christ Superstar
2006 Singin’ in the Rain
2012 Hedda Gabler
2017 Medea


List of Lee Hye-young Movies and Dramas

Lee Hye-young acting

Lee Hye-young’s first movie is 1981 My Mother’s Wedding Ceremony. His first drama is through 1989 KBS1 drama And So Flows History. Other than being active in theater plays, Lee Hye-young was also active in acting for several movies and dramas but mostly active in movies. Here are the list of Lee Hye-young act appearances in movies and dramas.

list Lee Hye-young movie
Year Movie Title
1981 My Mother’s Wedding Ceremony
1983 Mrs. Kim Ma-ri
1984 Between the Knees
1985 The Blazing Sun
1986 Winter Wanderer
Queen Bee
Back Car, Front Car
1987 The Street Musician
Flower Blooms Even on a Windy Day
The Home of Two Women
Hello, God!
1988 Sa Bangji
A Dangerous Scent
The Age of Success
1989 The Second Sex
1990 That Which Falls Has Wings
Korean Connection
North Korean Partisan in South Korea
1991 Winter Dreams Do Not Fly
Fly High Run Far
Blood and Fire
1992 Myong-ja Akiko Sonia
1993 Passage to Buddha
1994 Sudden Change
1995 The Hair Dresser
1996 Mijiwang
1997 Hallelujah
2002 No Blood No Tears
2004 Low Life
2008 The Devil’s Game


list of Lee Hye-young drama
Year Drama’s Title Network
1989-1990 And So Flows History KBS1
2004 I’m Sorry, I Love You KBS2
2005 Fashion 70’s SBS
2006 Look Back WIth a Smile KBS2
2009 Boys Over Flowers
2011 Can You Hear My Heart MBC
2018 Mother tvN
Lawless Lawyer


List of Lee Hye-young Award Achievements

Lee Hye-young award

Lee Hye-young was one of the most prominent South Korean actresses in the 1980’s. She gained her first award on the 1986 “25th Grand Bell Awards” as Best Supporting Actress through the movie Winter Wanderer. Lee Hye-young not only got the awards from her acting on movie and drama, but also from theater plays. Here is the list of Lee Hye-young’s award achievements until now.

list of Lee Hye-young award
Year Award
1986 25th Grand Bell Awards : Best Supporting Actress (Winter Wanderer)
22nd Baeksang Arts Awards : Best New Actress (Queen Bee)
1987 11th Seoul Theater Festival : Best Actress (Remeo 20)
1988 24th Baeksang Arts Awards : Most Popular Actress in Film (The Street Musician)
25th Dong-A Theatre Awards : Best Actress (Hymn of Death)
1989 25th Baeksang Arts Awards : Best Actress (The Age of Success)
1992 30th Grand Bell Awards : Best Supporting Actress (The Age of Success)
13th Blue Dragon Film Awards : Best Supporting Actress (Myong-ja Akiko Sonia)
1995 31st Baeksang Arts Awards : Best Actress in Theater (Yeonsan, a Problematic Figure)
1996 32nd Dong-A Theatre Awards : Best Actress (Yeonsan, a Problematic Figure)
2012 5th Korea Theater Awards : Best Actress (Hedda Gabler)
2013 40th Dong-A Theatre Awards : Best Actress (Hedda Gabler)