Biography of Lee Hye-sook (Korean Actress)

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Lee Hye-sook, the Major Korean Actress

After starring in many TV series and movies, Lee Hye-sook is definitely one of the major actresses of Korea. She has jumped into the entertainment world from when she was still young. About her acting’s ability, proven in 2013, she was received an award on 2013 MBC Drama Awards: Golden Actress Acting Awards for her performance on I Summon You, Gold. Most people not might be not familiar with her, but you might want to check her out! Her appearance in You Are My Destiny and Fashion King is probably her most recognizable performance to date by people. In fact, she became famous because of her role in Silver Stallion that has been released in 1991. After that, she started to become more and more famous up till now.  Through this article, Channel Korea will be presenting to you all about Lee Hye-sook. Let’s take a look at her profile and get to know more about her!

Lee Hye-sook’s Full Profile

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Real Name    :  Lee Hye-sook

Hangul         :  이혜숙

Date of Birth :  Seoul, September 4 1962

Age              : 56 (Korean Age) / 55 (International Age)

Zodiac Sign   : Virgo

University     : Hanyang University (Theater and Film)

Spouse         : Han Gi-eun

Years Active  : 1979-currently

Child             : One daughter

Lee Hye-sook’s TV Series and Movies


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As we said from the start, Lee Hye-sook successfully starred in many TV series and even movies. Starting her career since 1979, obviously her acting’s ability has no room for doubt. Here’s the list of her TV series and movies!


Year Title Role
1981 Subzero Point ’81 Young-ok
1984 Holy Mission Lady Jung
1986 Tae (The Placenta) Gwi-deok
1987 Sorrow Lee Mi-sook
1991 Silver Stallion Eon-rae
1992 Kim’s War 후사꼬
1998 Bye June Nurse 1
2001 Wanee & Junah Wa ni’s mother
2009 Take Off Bob’s birth mother


TV Series

Year Title Role
2008 You Are My Destiny Hong Yeon-shil
2009 Don’t Hesitate Lee Jung-soo
2011 Dream High Song Nam-boon
2012 Fashion King Yoon Hyang-sook
2013 Pots of Gold Jang Deok-hee
2015 House of Bluebird Jung Soo-kyung
2016 Beautiful Gong Shim Lawyer’s wife
2017 My Golden Life Song Hyee Sook
2017 Return of Bok Dan Ji Eun Hye Sook


Lee Hye-sook’s Award

As a senior actress, there must be lots of awards and nominations for her. You’ll be amazed by her achievements listed below!

Year Award Category
1982 18th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress TV (won)
1982 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actress (won)
1990 26th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (won)
1991 11th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Best Actress (won)
2002 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award Actress (won)
2005 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award Actress (won)
2009 17th Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Supporting Actress (won)
2011 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama (nominated)
2013 MBC Drama Awards Golden Acting Award, Actress (won)


Who is Lee Hye-sook’s Husband?

There’s not much information about Lee Hye-sook’s husband. The general information in some articles only mention his name, Han Ki-eun (some of sources said that it was Han Gi-eun). They got married in 1992, and they currently have one daughter. There was a short-lived rumour that they had gotten divorced, but like we’ve said, there’s limited information about Lee Hye-sook and her family.

Lee Hye-sook and Plastic Surgery

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Did you think that Lee Hye-sook had taken up plastic surgery? There’s a bit of a rumor about her and plastic surgery. There some information said that she had gotten some plastic surgery for her nose. However, Lee Hye-sook didn’t say anything about this rumour, perhaps she didn’t even know about this rumour. Here’s a collage picture of young Lee Hye-sook and her current appearance. The left picture was Lee Hye-sook’s current appearance, and the right picture was Lee Hye-sook’s past appearance. There’s nothing much different about her face. Despite all of the rumours about that, she still looks gorgeous, even now when she’s at an older age. So, did you still think that had taken up plastic surgery?