Career Summary for Lee Dong Wook
Lee Dong Wook started his career as an actor in 1999, by appearing on several TV Series. It was in 2005 that he finally started to get a lot of recognition for his role in a romantic comedy-drama called My Girl. The drama series was a great hit, airing both domestically and around Asia, making Lee become the Korean Wave Star.
He was selected to be an MC for Strong Heart, along with the popular comedian, Shin Dong Yup, from April 2012, to January 2013, and around 2014 he appeared on the variety show Roommate that contained a lot of popular celebrities. The show was aired from 2014 until 2015.
In 2017 he acted in Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (Goblin), starring with Gong Yoo and Kim Go Eun. The drama was a huge success and helped Lee Dong Wook’s career a lot.
Appearance in Running Man
Who doesn’t know the urban variety show in Korea, known as Running Man? Its first airtime was on 11 July 2010, with an MC lineup including Yoo Jae Sook, Lee Kwang Soo, Kim Jung Kook, Ji Suk Jin, Haha, Garry and Song Ji Hyo. But in September 2012, Gary announced his departure from Running Man because of some controversy and criticism he received while in the “Super 7 Concert.”
Lee Dong Wook appeared on Running Man episodes 133-134 and 136, he even ranked in the top 10 best guests on the show. He gives the best performances while playing the games and never holds back while doing it, including his grandmother’s kitchen sink. Secondly, He ended up entering almost every room on the floor just to find the clue he needed. Dong Wook was running around chasing people like a 9-year-old child that was eager to win the game, and sweating like crazy. It’s too bad that, in the end, he couldn’t get enough help and ended up losing. The last thing is that he left such a big mark on the show. You can see that by how many people still talk about him in many of the show’s fan forums, to date.