Learn More About Lee Jung-jin
Lee Jung-jin is an actor from South Korea. He made his acting debut in the 1998 sitcom Soonpoong Clinic, and has since appeared in many television series, including Love Story in Harvard, The Fugitive: Plan B, Hundred Year Inheritance, The K2, and The Liar and His Lover. He also starred in several films, including Troubleshooter, No Doubt, Trick, Pietà, and Eun-ha.
In this article, Channel-Korea will tell you about Lee Jung-jin’s top dramas and movies. So, stay tuned!
Lee Jung-jin’s Top Dramas
Love Story in Harvard
Love Story in Harvard is a 2004 South Korean television series starring Kim Rae-won, Kim Tae-hee, and Lee Jung-jin. It aired on SBS from November 22, 2004, to January 11, 2005, on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes.
Lee Jung-jin acted as Hong Jung-min/Alex Hong. He is a first-year student at Harvard Law School from South Korea. He falls for Lee Soo-in (Kim Tae-hee), a third-year Korean student at Harvard Medical School. However, he loses Soo-in to his friend Kim Hyun-woo (Kim Rae-won). After graduation, Alex stays in the US but returns to Korea to take on a case for an international chemical company.
The series is about a love story between Kim Hyun-woo (Kim Rae-won), a Harvard Law School student and Lee Soo-in (Kim Tae-hee), a Harvard Medical School student. Hyun-woo and Soo-in grow closer and eventually start dating. However, their relationship is short-lived as Soo-in leaves to work in South America, providing medical care to patients in third world countries.
After graduation, Hyun-woo become an idealistic lawyer in Seoul. He gets involved in a case for an international chemical company which is being accused of dumping toxic substances. Soo-in returns to Korea at around the same time, to conduct some medical research. Unknown to her at first, the research is related to the chemical case that Hyun-woo is working on, and the two meet-up again.
I Love You, Don’t Cry
I Love You, Don’t Cry is a South Korean family drama series starring Lee Yoo-ri, Lee Jung-jin, Oh Seung-hyun, and Lee Sang-yoon. The series aired on MBC on Mondays to Fridays at 20:15 from November 17, 2008, to May 22, 2009, for 132 episodes. Lee Jung-jin acted as the male lead, named Han Young-min.
The series is about Han Young-min (Lee Jung-jin) and Min Seo-young (Oh Seung-hyun), who were engaged to be married; however, Young-min’s ex, Jae-hee (Kim Yoo-mi), dumped their son, Joon, on him. Seo-young broke up with Young-min afterwards because Young-min refused to send his son back to his mother. Jo Mi-soo (Lee Yoo-ri) befriends Young-min and helps Young-min adjust to his new life with his son. Young-min and Mi-soo soon realize their feelings for each other and plan to marry. However, there are obstacles in their way.
The Fugitive: Plan B
The Fugitive: Plan B is a 2010 South Korean action series starring Rain, Lee Na-young, Lee Jung-jin, Yeo Jin-seo, and Daniel Henney. The series aired on KBS2 from September 29 to December 8, 2010, on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 20 episodes.
Lee Jung-jin acted as Do-soo, who works as a detective. He comes from a poor background, so he works obsessively to overachieve. Do-soo gets shot by Ji-woo (Rain) and his pride is wounded. Moreover, he is passed over for a promotion. He decides to go over Ji-Woo.
The series is about a young, rich, and cunning Korean private investigator named Ji-woo (Rain). He handled the case of an Asian couple who died at a casino in Las Vegas. He solved the case, concluding that it was a suicide. As a result, Ji-woo received a large amount of money as the reward from the casino’s owner. Shortly after the case was concluded, his best friend was murdered. The Korean police acquired some mysterious evidence framing Ji-Woo for his friend’s death. The Korean police issued a warrant to arrest Ji-woo. One day, an attractive woman comes to him as a client and he soon is faced with a volatile case with an outcome even he can’t predict.
Hundred Year Inheritance
Hundred Year Inheritance is a 2013 South Korean television series starring Eugene and Lee Jung-jin. The series aired on MBC from January 5 to June 23, 2013, on Saturdays and Sundays at 21:50 for 50 episodes. This series won Drama of the Year at the 2013 MBC Drama Awards.
Lee Jung-jin acted as Lee Se-yoon, a son of a wealthy household. He is infamous for his disparaging treatment of all those around him.
The series revolves around themes of food, love, and family. Min Chae-won (Eugene) is the eldest granddaughter of a family living in an out-skirts of Seoul, who have been running a noodle factory for three generations. Married for three years to Chul-gyu (Choi Won-young), whose rich family owns the major corporation Golden Dragon Food, Chae-won has had a difficult life because her mother-in-law fiercely opposed the match and would not accept her.
When her husband cheats on her, she detaches herself from her in-laws and decides to divorce him. Her mother-in-law has her falsely committed to a mental institution as revenge for the divorce. She returns to the noodle factory and struggles to modernize and expand it. Chae-won later meets Lee Se-yoon (Lee Jung-jin). They both nurse wounds from their past romantic relationships.