Lee Da-hee

Lee Da-hee (born March 15, 1985) is a South Korean model, television and film actress.[2] Her breakout role was in the 2013 SBS courtroom drama I Can Hear Your Voice.[3] She is also known for her role as Kang Sa-ra in The Beauty Inside (2018) and Cha Hyeon in Search: WWW (2019).

Lee Da-hee
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Lee during at the casting conference in February 2019.
Born (1985-03-15) March 15, 1985 (age 35)[1]
EducationSejong University – Theater
OccupationActress, model
Years active2002–present
AgentHuayi Brothers
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Da-hui
McCune–ReischauerI Tahŭi
WebsiteOfficial website


At the age of 17, Lee Da-hee competed in the 2002 SBS Super Elite Model Contest [ko], where she was a finalist.[3] She began her acting career by playing supporting roles in television dramas, including The Legend, Birdie Buddy, and Secret Love, and in films, including Harmony.[4][5]

Lee's breakout year was 2013, when she appeared in the hit courtroom drama I Can Hear Your Voice.[3] This was followed by her first leading role in a television drama, the 2014 revenge drama Big Man.[6] Her popularity increased further when she appeared in the 2015 drama Mrs. Cop.[7] In 2016, Lee signed with the talent agency Huayi Brothers.[5]

In 2018, Lee starred in the hit romance comedy series The Beauty Inside.[8] In 2019, Lee was cast in the romance drama Search: WWW.[9] On July 3, she was announced as a host for the girl group reality series Queendom alongside Jang Sung-kyu, and will premiere in late August.[10]

On March 11, 2020, she was announced as a host, alongside Jang Sung-kyu, for the upcoming Mnet boy group reality series Road to Kingdom, which is the sequel of Queendom.[11]



Year Title Role Ref
2008 Delivering Love Jang Na-rae [12]
2010 Harmony Gong Na-yeong [13]
2015 Begin Again (오월) Jeong Da-jeong [14]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Network Role Ref
2003 Thousand Years of Love SBS Cafe girl [15]
Open Drama 그 별은 그렇게 우리에게 왔다 Mi-hui [16]
2004 Into the Storm (폭풍속으로) SBS Lee Jeong-yeon [17]
2005 Sad Love Story MBC Kang Shin-hee
2007 Air City Han Yi-kyung [18]
The Legend Gakdan [19]
2008 The Secret of Coocoo Island Lee Da-hee [20]
2011 Royal Family Prosecutor
I Need Romance tvN Lee Min-jung (cameo, episode 16)
Birdie Buddy Min Hae-ryung [21]
Saving Mrs. Go Bong-shil CSTV Oh Eun-mi (cameo) [22]
2012 Welcome Rain to My Life SBS Han Dan-bi [23]
2013 I Can Hear Your Voice Seo Do-yeon [3]
Secret Love KBS2 Shin Se-yeon [24]
2014 Big Man So Mi-ra [6]
2015 Mrs. Cop SBS Min Do-young [7]
2018 Queen of Mystery 2 KBS2 Jung Hee-yeon/Seo Hyun-soo [25]
The Beauty Inside JTBC Kang Sa-ra [26]
2019 Search: WWW tvN Cha Hyeon [27]
2020 LUCA Gu Reum [28]
2021 Lipstick JTBC

Variety showEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2011 Food Essay Olive Host[29]
2015 Real Men MBC Cast member (season 1)[30]
2015–2016 Entertainment Weekly KBS2 Host[31]
2017–2018 Law of the Jungle in Cook Island SBS Part of second half cast members. (Episodes 299–301) [32]
2018 Law of the Jungle in Sabah Cast member (Episode 330–333)[33]
2019 Queendom Mnet Host
2020 Road to Kingdom
34th Golden Disc Awards JTBC Host (1st) with Sung Si-kyung[34]

Music videoEdit

Year Song Title Artist
2007 "To Some Degree of Love" Tim
2012 "Far Away... Young Love" C-Clown
2013 "Missing You Today" Davichi
2014 "Arm Pillow"

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2013 6th Korea Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress I Can Hear Your Voice Won
SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Won [35]
Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Nominated
KBS Drama Awards Best Couple Award with Bae Soo-bin Secret Love Nominated
Netizen Award, Actress Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Won [36]
2014 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Big Man Nominated
Popularity Award, Actress Won [37]
2015 MBC Entertainment Awards Top Female Excellence Award in Variety Show Real Men: Female Edition 2 Nominated
SBS Drama Awards Special Award, Actress in a Miniseries Mrs. Cop Won [38]
2018 3rd Asia Artist Awards Asia Brilliant Award The Beauty Inside Won [39]
12th SBS Entertainment Awards Best Challenge Award Running Man Nominated [40][41]
2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actress (Television) The Beauty Inside Nominated [42]
14th Soompi Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
4th Dong-A.com's PICK Sister Take Me Award N/A Won


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  15. ^ "천년지애" [Thousand Years of Love]. Daum Movies (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-03-19.
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  17. ^ "폭풍속으로" [Into The Storm]. Daum Movies (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-03-19.
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  20. ^ "'크크섬의 비밀' 윤상현·이다희 러브라인 가동". JoongAng Daily (in Korean). 24 September 2008.
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  22. ^ "이다희, '고봉실 아줌마 구하기'서 한류 여배우로 카메오 출연". Herald Pop (in Korean). 15 December 2015.
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  25. ^ "'Queen of Mystery' Lee Da Hee says her character was too attractive to refuse". KBS World. 12 February 2018.
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  27. ^ "'검색어를 입력하세요: WWW' 임수정X장기용X이다희X전혜진 출연 확정". Star Today (in Korean). 26 February 2019.
  28. ^ "Lee Da Hee And Kim Rae Won Confirmed To Star In New tvN Drama". soompi.com. Retrieved 2020-09-18.
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  30. ^ "Lee Da Hee leaves a brief message after her participation in 'Real Man - Female Soldier Special'". Yahoo. Star News. 19 January 2015.
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  32. ^ "SBS 측 "'정글의 법칙' 특급 라인업 완성…김병만의 의지" (공식입장)". Naver (in Korean). 16 October 2017.
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