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Lee Sun-kyun

Hey, Celeb enthusiasts! This is Jack Smith, your go-to guy for all things male celebrity on “Celebs NoteBook.” Today, let’s dive into the incredible journey of the late Lee Sun-kyun, a luminary South Korean actor whose brilliance left an indelible mark in the entertainment world.

Early Career and Rise to Stardom:

  • Graduated with a BFA in Acting from Korea National University of Arts.
  • Debut in 2000 with the sitcom “Lovers,” showcasing versatility and nuanced performances.
  • Skyrocketed to fame in 2007 with hit TV dramas “Coffee Prince” and “Behind The White Tower,” solidifying his position as a leading actor.

International Acclaim with “Parasite”:

  • Global recognition peaked in 2019 with “Parasite,” where he portrayed Mr. Park.
  • Masterful performance earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Beyond “Parasite”:

  • Diverse filmography explored science fiction in Apple TV+’s “Dr. Brain” and political drama in “Kingmaker.”

Television Roles:

  • “Lovers” (2000): Debut sitcom role.
  • “Coffee Prince” (2007): Romantic comedy in a cafe with employees pretending to be gay.
  • “Behind The White Tower” (2007): Medical drama fighting for justice.
  • “Dr. Brain” (2021): Sci-fi thriller about a brain scientist’s quest.

Film Roles:

  • “My Little Bride” (2004): Romantic comedy with an unusual family marriage arrangement.
  • “The Pipelines” (2014): Political thriller about corruption and corporate greed.
  • “Parasite” (2019): Oscar-winning dark comedy about class disparity and deception.

Remembering Lee Sun-kyun:

  • Legacy beyond filmography; known for dedication, challenging roles, warmth, and kindness.
  • Sudden passing left a void, but his talent and captivating performances resonate, creating a lasting impact in the Korean entertainment industry.
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Lee Sun-kyun Biography:

Real NameLee Sun-kyun
Nickname(s)None notable
Birth DateMarch 2, 1975 (deceased December 27, 2023)
BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea
Zodiac SignPisces
Age48 (at time of death)
Height178 cm (5’10”)
NationalitySouth Korean
EducationKorea National University of Arts (BFA in Acting)
Number of MoviesOver 30
Net WorthEstimated $5-10 million
Income SourceActing, endorsements
Years Active2000-2023
Marital StatusMarried (2009-2023)
Current RelationshipN/A (widowed)
Partner/Wife(s)Jeon Hye-jin
Offsprings2 children
ParentsInformation unavailable
SiblingsInformation unavailable
CousinsInformation unavailable
Ethnic BackgroundKorean
Countries VisitedUnknown
Current ResidenceN/A (deceased)
WikipediaLee Sun-kyun Wikipedia
Business VenturesUnknown
Upcoming ProjectsN/A (deceased)
TriviaWon Screen Actors Guild Award for Parasite, nominated for International Emmy Award

Top 10 Lee Sun-kyun Movies and TV Shows:

TitleTypeYearRuntime (approx.)
My MisterTV Show201847 hours
ParasiteMovie20192 hours 6 minutes
A Hard DayMovie20142 hours 1 minute
Coffee PrinceTV Show200727 hours
Behind the White TowerTV Show200732 hours
PastaTV Show201020 hours
Golden TimeTV Show201222 hours
All About My WifeMovie20122 hours 2 minutes
PajuMovie20092 hours 16 minutes
Nobody’s Daughter HaewonMovie20131 hour 33 minutes

So, there you have it – a glimpse into the incredible journey of Lee Sun-kyun, a talent we’ll forever cherish. Stay tuned for more exclusive celeb insights on “Celebs NoteBook”!

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