Profile of Lee Hyung-chul (Korean Actor)

One of The Best Korean Supporting Actor

Lee Hyung-chul (born February 19, 1971) is a South Korean actor with good-looking appearance even though he is currently in his 40s. He is best known as a supporting actor in some television dramas or movies, such as in Pasta (2010), City Hall (2009), On Air (2008), and Scent of Man (2003). Not only as a supporting actor, but he also has good acting skills for some main roles, most notably in Good For You (2013) and War of The Roses (2011)Because of his mesmerizing acting, Lee Hyung-chul had been nominated in the SBS Drama Awards for two years.

Besides having a career in dramas and movies, Lee Hyung-chul has also played a role in a Korean version of the classical musical theater production, My Fair Lady, in 2008 as Henry Riggins, an arrogant professor of linguistics. Wanna see further information about Lee Hyung-chul ? Let’s check it out !

Lee Hyung-chul’s Profile

Name / Hangul : Lee Hyung-chul / 이형철

Birth date : February 19, 1971

Birth place : South Korea

Zodiak Sign : Pisces

Nationality : Korean

Blood type : A

Height/weight : 183 cm / 75 kg

Education : City University of New York

Occupation : Korean Actor

Career of Lee Hyung-chul


Year Title Role
2018 Midsummer Ha Sang-man (support role)
2012 Deranged Jason Kim (support role)
2007 Voice of Murderer Han Sang-woo (support role)
2006 Love Phobia Jin Sang-woo (support role)
2004 Hi! Drama 2: Showdown in Seoul Gu-man (support role)
2002 The Hidden Princess Roy (support role)
1997 The Last Defense Han Jang-dol (support role)

TV Shows

Year Title Role Network 
2017 Return of Fortunate Bok Park Jae-jin (support role) MBC
2016 Second to Last Love Park Cheon-soo (support role) SBS
2015 Flower of The Queen Seo In-chul (support role) MBC
2013 Good For You Cha Woo-sung (main role) MBC
2013 Jang Ok-jung, Living by Love Prince Bok Sun (guest role) SBS
2011 War of The Roses Hwang Dok-tak (main role) SBS
2010 Pasta Keum Seok-ho (support role) MBC
2009 City Hall Lee Jeong-do (support role) SBS
2008 On Air Jin Sang-woo as SW Entertainment President (support role) SBS
2007 Oh Lovers Jang Hyun-suk (main role) SBS
2006 Over The Rainbow Jeong Sang-hyun (support role) MBC
2006 Hwarang Fighter Maru Park Won-kyung (support role) KBS2
2006 Special of My Life Kim Tae-jin (support role) MBC
2005 Sisters of The Sea Woo Choong-geun (main role) MBC
2005 TV Novel: Wind Flower Kim In-pyo (main role) KBS1
2003 Desert Spring  Seung-mo / Ikarashi Hideo MBC
2003 Scent of Man Jung Hyo-ryong (support role) MBC
2003 TV Novel: Buni Bae Jin-hwan KBS1
2001 TV Novel: Flower Story Sa Sa-ki (support role) KBS1
2000 Snowflakes Chef Jang (support role) SBS
2000 The More I Love You Son Kwang-ho (support role) MBC
1999 KAIST guest role SBS
1996 Power of Love Moon Jung-hui (support role) MBC
1996 Reporting of Duty Jang Pan-kyo KBS2
1996 Yes, Sir support role KBS2
1995 Bold Men KBS2

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2009 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor in Drama Special City Hall Nominated
2008 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor in Drama Special On Air Nominated

Musical Theater

Year Title Role
2008 My Fair Lady Henry Higgins

The First Kiss Scene


As one of the senior actors in Korea, Lee Hyung-chul might be doing various scenes such as kissing scene. Lee Hyung-chul talked about his experience of a certain kissing scene in Radio Star episode 430, a Korean talk show airing on MBC where the atmosphere is really informal and sometimes interspersed with comedy aspect with the main DJs Kim Gu-ra, Yoon Jong-shin, Kim Kook-jin, and Kyuhyun. Lee Hyung-chul said that his first kissing scene was with Uhm Jeong-hwa (born August 17, 1969), a South Korean actress and K-pop singer.

Acting as An Antagonist Main Role, Woo-sung

In one role in his acting career, Lee Hyung-chul once played as an antagonist, Woo-sung, in the TV show Good For You which aired on MBC morning program in 2013. This drama was about two love birds Ji-soo (Haa Hee-ra) and Woo-sung (Lee Hyung-chul) who loved each other when they were young. Unfortunately, this relationship could not last long due to Ji-soo’s ambitions to destroy the President of JS Company who had devastated her family, so then Woo-sung dumped her and studied aboard in England while Ji-soo was pregnant. Ji-soo decided to keep the baby and married Ki-cheol (Park Joon-hyuk), meanwhile Woo-sung met Seon-mi (Kim Bin-woo) in England and became a couple.

When Woo-sung went home to Korea, he met Ji-soo and realized that he still loved her but he could not leave Seon-mi because of her wealth. Woo-sung then contemplated killing Ji-soo, but he didn’t realize that the woman he met was Ji-soo’s twin sister, Ji-won.