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Lee Hyun-woo began his career as a child actor, building up his resume by playing roles in a number of large-scale productions, such as The Legend, King Sejong the Great, The Return of Iljimae, and Queen Seondeok. After his profile rose as the cute and loyal Chan-doo in Master of Study,[1][2] Lee took to the stage for the 2010 musical production of Footloose, where he played the leading role of Ren, played by Kevin Bacon in the original movie.[3] In 2011 he and K-pop singer Yoon Doo-joon from B2ST began hosting music program Music on Top on cable channel jTBC.[4] He was then featured in IU's music video for track "You and I."[5] Lee further expanded his acting scope in historical drama Gyebaek, revenge thriller Man from the Equator,[6][7] and made a guest appearance in medical drama Brain.[8] In 2012, Lee was cast as the second male lead in To The Beautiful You, the Korean television adaptation of Japanese manga Hana-Kimi, with his role based on the character Shuichi Nakatsu.[9][10] He and co-star Hwang Kwanghee were later designated as the new hosts of live music show The Music Trend (more popularly known as Inkigayo).[11] Filmography [edit] Television drama [edit] Year Title Role Network Notes 2004 Oolla Boolla Blue-jjang KBS 2005 Spring Day KBS 2006 Hwarang Fighter Maru Seo Da-ham KBS 2007 The Legend young Cheoro MBC 2007 Lobbyist young Harry SBS 2008 King Sejong the Great Prince Choong-nyeong KBS 2008 Things We Do That We Know We Will Regret KBS Episode 4: On a Night Sparkling with Stars 2009 The Return of Iljimae Cha Dol-yi MBC 2009 Queen Seondeok young Kim Yushin MBC 2009 What's for Dinner? Tommy MBC 2010 Master of Study Hong Chan-doo KBS 2011 Gyebaek young Gyebaek MBC 2011 Brain Park Dong hwa KBS Guest appearance in episodes 2, 3 and 4 2012 Man from the Equator young Kim Sun-woo KBS 2012 To the Beautiful You Cha Eun-gyul SBS Korean adaptation of Hana-Kimi Film [edit] Year Title Role Notes 2005 Baribari Jjang 2006 Holiday 2006 A Dirty Carnival 2007 Hwang Jin Yi 2010 The Loneliness of Butcher Boy Tae-shik short film from Short! Short! Short! 2011 GLove Kim Jin-man 2013 Secretly, Greatly Lee Hae-jin Music video [edit] Year Song title Artist 2011 You and I IU 2012 First Love's Melody Acoustic Collabo 2013 I Love You (All About My Romance OST) Akdong Musician Musical theatre [edit] Year Title Role 2010 Footloose Ren Music program [edit] Date Title Role Network Notes December 8, 2011 - March 14, 2012 Music on Top Host jTBC December 16, 2012 – present The Music Trend Host SBS Variety show [edit] Year Title Network Notes 2012 Strong Heart SBS Appeared as guest in episode 142 2012 Invincible Youth Season 2 KBS Appeared as guest in episode 26 Awards [edit] Year Award Category Film / TV 2008 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actor King Sejong the Great 2012 SBS Drama Awards New Star Award To The Beautiful You References [edit] ^ Wee, Geun-woo (22 February 2010). "Interview: Actor Lee Hyun-woo - Part 1". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ Wee, Geun-woo (22 February 2010). "Interview: Actor Lee Hyun-woo - Part 2". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ "'공부의 신' 이현우, 뮤지컬 '풋루즈'락 소년으로 캐스팅" [Lee Hyun-woo gets Footloose]. TV Daily (in Korean). 29 November 2010. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ Hong, Lucia (6 December 2011). "BEAST Yoon Du-jun, Lee Hyun-woo to host new music program". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ Park Hyun-min, Elizabeth Eun (1 December 2011). "IU-Lee Hyun Woo’s Hugging Scene Cut From MV". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ "Im Si Wan and Lee Hyun Woo To Have Confrontation in 'Man From the Equator". KBS Global. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ Ho, Stewart (23 May 2012). "ZE:A’s Im Si Wan, Lee Hyun Woo Makes a Return to ‘The Equator Man’". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ Jin, Young-ju (23 November 2011). "Lee Hyun Woo Transforms Into 'Batman' in 'Brain'". KBS Global. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ Hong, Lucia (13 June 2012). "Lee Hyun-woo to turn soccer player in SHINee Minho, f(x) Sulli's TV series". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi. "Lee Hyun Woo and Others Confirmed for ‘To the Beautiful You,’ Korean ′Hana Kimi′ Remake". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ Lee, Hye-ji (11 December 2012). "Kwanghee, Lee Hyun-woo to Host K-pop TV Program". 10Asia. Retrieved 2012-12-13. External links [edit] Lee Hyun-woo on Twitter Lee Hyun-woo at Cyworld Lee Hyun-woo at KeyEast Lee Hyun-woo at HanCinema Lee Hyun-woo at Sina Weibo This article about a Korean actor or actress is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Categories: 1993 birthsLiving peopleSouth Korean actors
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