Everything You Should Know About K-Dramas Featuring South Korean Actor Lee Jong-suk!
Talking about K-Drama, it feels like the figure of Lee Jong-suk is clearly inseparable from it. This famous South Korean actor has never failed to “anesthetize” his fans through his amazing acting in a number of Korean dramas.
Lee Jong-suk is a well-known actor in South Korea. There have been many films and drama series featuring this handsome actor. Award after award was successfully achieved by him. Lee Jong-suk debuted in 2005 by making an appearance in a short film titled Sympathy. As for Korean dramas, Lee Jong-suk first appeared as an extra in the drama Prosecutor Princess in 2010.
After that, Lee Jong-suk managed to score the supporting role in the legendary drama Secret Garden in the same year (2010). After his appearance as a supporting role in several dramas, the name Lee Jong-suk began to soar. His name began to skyrocket after he starred in the drama series School 2013. Now, have we managed to awaken your curiosity about the K-Dramas that feature this handsome and talented actor?
In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with a detailed rundown of the K-Dramas featuring South Korean handsome and talented actor Lee Jong-suk you should watch. So, stay tuned!
This drama series is not Lee Jong-suk’s first appearance on the screen as an actor. Lee Jong-suk began his career in 2011 in the drama Secret Garden. However, his name became increasingly known after playing a role in the drama School 2013. This series tells the problems and dilemmas faced by young Korean people at that time. For example, issues such as bullying and suicide.
In this drama, Lee Jong-suk plays the role of Go Nam-soon who is told to have no ideals and dreams. He did not have the spirit of learning, even though Go Nam-soon is a very good person. Thanks to his slick acting in this drama, Lee Jong-suk won his first award in the category for Best New Actor at the 2012 KBS Drama Awards. Let’s check out the K-Drama School 2013 trailer in the video below!
I Can Hear Your Voice
This SBS Korean drama was once named as one of the best drama series in 2013. The story that was packaged in the drama I Can Hear Your Voice is really slick. In fact, this series successfully entered the box office and won the highest rating. Not only that, but Lee Jong-suk’s acting was also arguably very riveting in this drama. As a result of his incredible performance in this drama, he won two awards at once namely the Ten Star Award and the Excellent Actor at the 2013 SBS Drama Awards.
This drama tells the story of a lawyer who is known to be assertive, brave, and articulate, Jang Hye-sung (Lee Bo-young). Meanwhile, there is Park Soo-ha (Lee Jong-suk), a 19-year-old high school kid who has the ability to read people’s minds. Park Soo-ha falls in love with Jang Hye-sung. This woman in her 30s was a witness to the murder of Park Soo-ha’s father when she was a child. Since then, Park Soo-ha also promised to continue to protect Jang Hye-sung. Let’s check out the K-Drama I Can Hear Your Voice trailer below!
Again, the drama starring Lee Jong-suk reaped tremendous success. This drama earned an income of 6.2 billion won. Pinocchio tells the life story of Ki Ha-myeong (Lee Jong-suk) who has a very high level of genius. As a child, there was a fire that destroyed his family’s happiness. Ki Ha-myeong is eventually adopted by the grandfather of Choi In-ha (Park Shin-hye) and the name Ki Ha-myeong is changed to Choi Dal-po.
Lee Jong-suk’s successful acting again won him a series of awards at the 2014 SBS Drama Awards. Among them are the SBS Special Award, the Ten Star Award, and the Best Couple Award with Park Shin Hye. In fact, a year later, Lee Jong-suk won the Most Popular Actor award (Baeksang Arts Awards 2015) and Best Actor (Korea Drama Awards 2015). Let’s watch the K-Drama Pinocchio trailer in the video below!
In the drama Doctor Stranger, Lee Jong-suk plays the role of a young doctor named Park Hoon. When he was little, Park Hoon and his father were sent to North Korea. In North Korea, Park Hoon was trained to be a doctor by his father who had become a famous doctor. Park Hoon became a genius thoracic surgeon after attending medical school in North Korea.
This is where he falls in love with Song Jae-hee (Jin Se-yeon). After Park Hoon’s father died, he tried to escape to South Korea with Song Jae-hee. But Park Hoon lost contact with Song Jae-hee and eventually went to South Korea alone, continuing to look for Song Jae-hee. In South Korea, Park Hoon begins working as a doctor in an upper-class hospital, namely the Myungwoo University Hospital.
Afterward, he finds a girl who looks exactly like Song Jae-hee, Doctor Han Seung-hee, who claims not to recognize Park Hoon. Let’s check out the K-Drama Doctor Stranger trailer below!
After two years of hiatus from the screen, Lee Jong-suk returned through the drama W (Two Worlds) which he starred alongside Han Hyo-joo. The story that is packaged in this drama is quite unique; it tells the story of two different people in the world, Oh Yeon-joo (Han Hyo-joo) and Kang Chul (Lee Jong-suk) who fall in love. The two live in a different world, Oh Yeon-joo from the real world, while Kang Chul from the webtoon world that is made by Oh Yeon-joo’s father.
In addition to the story that managed to stir emotions, the acting of the two main characters was also not emotionally defeated. Lee Jong-suk who has never failed to play his emotions and roles, plus the combination of acting Han Hyo-joo who is also qualified in the drama. Thanks to their charming acting, they won the Best Couple Award at the 2016 MBC Drama Awards. Let’s check out the K-Drama W (Two Worlds) trailer in the video below!
While You Were Sleeping
This series tells the story of a girl named Nam Hong-joo (Bae Suzy) who has the ability to see a bad incident in the future through her dreams. Meanwhile, there is a guy named Jung Jae-chan (Lee Jong-suk), a prosecutor, who can prevent Nam Hong-joo’s nightmares from becoming reality.
During its premiere, the drama While You Were Sleeping managed to get a pretty good response from Korean drama lovers. Because in addition to the fresh storyline and improved acting from Suzy, Lee Jong-suk returned successfully bringing beautiful chemistry with his co-star. Thanks to his alluring acting, Lee Jong-suk won the award for Best Actor and the Best Couple Award with Bae Suzy at the 2017 SBS Drama Awards. Let’s check out the K-Drama While You Were Sleeping trailer!
Romance Is a Bonus Book
Romance Is a Bonus Book is a Korean drama that was aired on tvN between January and March 2019. Lee Na-young is the opponent of Lee Jong-suk in this drama. This drama revolves around Cha Eun-ho (Lee Jong-suk) who is a successful author and senior editor at a book publishing company. Kang Dan-i (Lee Na-young) is a successful mother and former writer. When Cha Eun-ho was little, Kang Dan-i helped him from an accident and was injured.
Cha Eun-ho then helped her to recover. They have become friends since then. When Kang Dan-i experienced a major change in life and tried to re-enter the workforce, their lives were increasingly connected. Both face personal and professional challenges as they slowly begin to realize their true feelings for each other. Let’s check out the K-Drama Romance Is a Bonus Book trailer below!
That was all the information about the various K-dramas starring South Korean handsome and talented actor Lee Jong-suk you should definitely watch. Don’t forget to kindly share your thoughts in the comment section below!