Lee Han-wi (born June 17, 1961) is a South Korean actor. Since his acting debut in 1983, Lee has become a prolific supporting actor on Korean film and television.[1][2] He is particularly known for his mastery of ad-libbing.[3]

Lee Han-wi
Born (1961-06-17) June 17, 1961 (age 62)
EducationChosun University – Precision Mechanical Engineering
Chung-Ang University Graduate School of Business – MBA
Years active1983–present
Choi Hye-kyung
(m. 2008)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Han-wi
McCune–ReischauerI Han-wi

Filmography edit

Film edit

Year Title Role
1996 Henequen
1998 Christmas in August Chul-goo
2000 Joint Security Area Major Kang
2001 Sorum Drunk in taxi
2002 Bad Guy Dal-soo
2003 Show Show Show Factory foreman
Reversal of Fortune Dong-choon
2004 Mokpo, Gangster's Paradise Supervisor Hwang (cameo)
My Mother, the Mermaid Jo Young-ho
2005 Murder, Take One[4] Manager
Duelist Husband of moaning lady (cameo)
April Snow In-soo's senior colleague
Bravo, My Life PE teacher
2006 Running Wild Section chief Bang
Hanbando Excavation team leader
Holy Daddy Kal-nal
No Mercy for the Rude Killa's chief
Righteous Ties Sung Bong-sik
Solace In-seob
200 Pounds Beauty Lee Kong-hak
2007 Master Kims Eldest
My Son Priest
Underground Rendezvous Jong-seok
Swindler in My Mom's House Loan shark (cameo)
Going by the Book Police force team leader
My Love (cameo)
2008 Life Is Beautiful Company president Jung (cameo)
Our School's E.T. Principal Joo Ho-shik
2009 Oh! My God 2 Founder of five-star Han-wi Land (cameo)
More than Blue Company president Kim
Take Off Company president Ma
Where is Jung Seung-pil? Drunken man
Good Morning President Congressman 2 (cameo)
2010 The Quiz Show Scandal Company president Kim
Hello Ghost Male shaman (cameo)
2011 Heartbeat Tuning shop owner (cameo)
Romantic Heaven Peter, the secretary
Meet the In-Laws Coffee shop DJ (cameo)
Officer of the Year Lee Yong-gap (cameo)
The Cat Pet shop owner (cameo)
Sector 7 Jang Moon-hyeong
War of the Arrows Gab-yong
Mr. Idol Hong Gil-dong (cameo)
2012 Dancing Queen Han-wi
The Scent Chief detective Sa
As One Sports commentator
Paradox Circle Kyung-soo
Marrying the Mafia 5: Return of the Family Plastic surgeon (cameo)
The Tower Church elder Kim
2014 We Are Brothers Security guard (cameo)
2015 Polaroid (cameo)
A Break Alone Assistant manager (cameo)
2016 Love, Lies Purser
Chasing Detachment commander of police (cameo)
The Last Ride Gap-deok's father
Proof of Innocence Dr. Park (cameo)
Female War: Bloody War in Bongcheon-dong Doo-cheol (cameo)
2017 House of the Disappeared Geomancer Jang (cameo)
My Little Baby, Jaya (cameo)
2018 The March for the Lost
2022 Wolves [5]

Television series edit

Year Title Role
1985 Wild Horse Chasing The Stars
1986 Rich Artifacts Troubleshooter
1987 Land
1988 The Region of Calm Yoo Do-hwan
1990 Seoul Earthen Bowl Seung-chul, an aspiring singer
1993 Wild Chrysanthemum
1995 The Age of Uniqueness
1996 Colors: The Temptation of Lemon Tea
Hometown of Legends – "Postmortem"
Hometown of Legends – "White Stone Rock"
Reporting for Duty Hwang Joon-young
A Faraway Country Taek-woon
Drama Game – "Solomon of Okgye Inn"
1997 Drama Game – "Sound, Sound, Sound"
Drama Game – "A Society That Encourages New Drinks"
Drama Game – "Sweet Dad"
Drama Special – "Making a Child"
Hometown of Legends – "Ssinaeri"
Hometown of Legends – "Filial Piety"
Hometown of Legends – "Wishes of the Deceased"
A Bluebird Has It Bruce Lee, MC of
part 1 Shangri-La
Sunday Best – "Ondal's Dream"
Into the Storm
1998 Legendary Ambition Mang-chi
Purity Senior radio PD
Hometown of Legends – "Bamboo Ghost"
Angel's Kiss
1999 Sunday Best – "She Meets Him"
Sunday Best – "Eun bi-ryeong"
Sunday Best – "Kiss of a Thirty-one-year-old"
School 1 PE teacher Park Bok-man
School 2 PE teacher Park Bok-man
Sunday Best – "The Wind Blows in Yeouido"
2000 School 3 PE teacher Park Bok-man
Emperor Wang Gun Ji-seon/Wang Chung
Autumn in My Heart Yoon Ji-hwan
2001 School 4 PE teacher Park Bok-man
Life Is Beautiful
MBC Best Theater – "The Story of My Fiancee"
Fox and Cotton Candy Section chief Oh Sang-jin
2002 Sidestreet People Sung Man-hee
Sunshine Hunting Mr. Sticky
Moon on Cheomseongdae
Drama City – "Ajumma Band Formation Event"
My Platoon Leader Sergeant Lee Soon-ho
Inspector Park Mun-su Chil-bok
2003 The Bean Chaff of My Life (cameo)
Lovers Yoo Byung-joon
Drama City – "S University Law Department Failure Case"
Damo Baek Joo-wan
2004 New Human Market Oh Pil-geun
There's Light at the Tip of My Fingernail Teacher Choi
Lotus Flower Fairy Boo Yong-jin
Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-sin Chun Moo-jik
2005 Sassy Girl Chun-hyang Chunhyang's high school teacher
18 vs. 29 Director Bang
5th Republic Kim Yong-nam
Drama City – "Camel's Whereabouts Unknown" Coach
Resurrection Im Dae-shik
Princess Lulu Department head Jo
MBC Best Theater – "Garibong Ocean's Eleven" Jung Doo-ho
2006 Drama City – "Kim Dong-su and the Case of the Fake Spy" Detective Kim
Spring Waltz Lee Jong-tae
Hearts of Nineteen Ko Dal-soo
A Farewell to Arms Man-seok supermarket creditor
Freeze Park Hyung-joon
Love and Hate Daniel Bae/Baek Dam-bong
2007 Flowers for My Life Loan shark
Coffee Prince Mr. Ku, the butcher
Kimchi Cheese Smile
Drama City – "I'm a Very Special Lover" Lee Gi-dong
The Innocent Woman Attorney Min
Drama City – "Ssamdalg Misugi"
Evasive Inquiry Agency Jang Taek-soo
2008 Constable Oh Hyeong-bang
My Sweet Seoul Director Ahn
Hometown of Legends – "Ghost Letter"[6] Deok-bae
Glass Castle Son Dong-sik
Beethoven Virus Kang Chun-bae
2009 Ja Myung Go Woo Na-ru
Good Job, Good Job Mr. Min, the chef
Tamra, the Island Lee Sa-pyeong, the potter
Hero Na Kyung-man
2010 The Slave Hunters Pogyo Oh
Becoming a Billionaire Teriah Park
Oh! My Lady Drama director
(cameo, episode 1)
Bread, Love and Dreams Heo Gap-soo
Eagle Eagle
Athena: Goddess of War Park Sung-chul
2011 I Believe in Love Kim Eui-joong
Quiz of God 2 Chief of police (guest)
Gyebaek Imja
Just Like Today Kim Joon-tae
2012 Wild Romance Kevin Jang
Fashion King Hwang Tae-san
To the Beautiful You[7] Hwang Gye-bong
School 2013[8] Woo Soo-chul
2013 7th Grade Civil Servant[9] Kim Pan-seok
Incarnation of Money Plastic surgeon
(cameo, episode 5)
Nine Joo Sung-hoon
Hur Jun, The Original Story Kim Man-kyung
Passionate Love Ban Soo-bong
Basketball Yoon Deok-myung
Stranger Ryu In-ho
Prime Minister & I Nam Yoo-sik
2014 Emergency Couple Dr. Jeon Hyung-seok
(cameo, episode 1)
12 Years Promise Joo Chul-soo
Cunning Single Lady Doctor (cameo, episode 12)
A New Leaf Team leader Kang
You're All Surrounded Plastic surgery director Byung
(cameo, episode 3)
Marriage, Not Dating (cameo)
KBS Drama Special – "The Three Female Runaways" Room salon owner
Tears of Heaven Orphanage director (cameo)
Modern Farmer Kang Young-sik
Punch Oh Dong-choon
2015 Super Daddy Yeol Choi Nak-kwon
KBS Drama Special – "Hair Transplant Day" Bong Chang-hoon
Warm and Cozy Gong Jong-bae
My Mother Is a Daughter-in-law Park Bong-joo
2016 Local Hero Team Leader Song
Another Miss Oh Oh Kyung-soo
The K2 The President's Secretary (cameo, ep. 10)
I'm Sorry, But I Love You Park Dong-jin (cameo)
2017 Hospital Ship Bang Sung-woo
Introverted Boss Chae Won-sang
The Package Yoon So-so's father
Revolutionary Love Kwon Choon-sub
2018 Bad Guys 2 Ryu Seok-ki (cameo)
Cross Neurologist (cameo)
Mysterious Personal Shopper Han Pil-mok
Marry Me Now Kim Young-sik (cameo)
Lawless Lawyer Ha Ki-ho
The Beauty Inside Ryu Eun-ho's father
Top Star U-back Choi Han-bong
2019 Different Dreams Song Byung-soo (cameo)
Her Private Life Eom So-hye's husband (cameo, ep. 16)
Perfume Cho Chun-oh
Chief of Staff Chief Presidential Secretary (cameo)
Home for Summer Wang Jae-gook
Psychopath Diary Yook Jong-chul
2020 Live On Headmaster (cameo)
2020–2021 True Beauty Plastic Surgeon Doctor (cameo)
2021 Undercover Bae Goo-taek
2022 Bravo, My Life Kim Jeong-ho [10][11]

Web series edit

Year Title Platform Role Ref.
2021 The Magic KT Seezn [12]
2022 Kiss Sixth Sense Disney+ Oh Kyung-soo [13]

Variety show edit

Year Title Network Notes
2011-2012 Saturday Night Live Korea tvN Cast member, seasons 1-2
2012 Reckless Family MBC Cast member[14]
2013 The Wife Doesn't Know TV Chosun Host
2020 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant as "Bread" (episode 251)[15]

Theater edit

Year Title Role Reprised
2001 Knife Man
The Night of the Iguana
Death Song
혼자 뜨는 달
우덜은 하난기라
Six Minute Murder
2007 Kyung-sook, Kyung-sook's Father Cheong Yo-ri
2008 Dandelions in the Wind Elder 2011, 2014
2010 My Brother Has Returned Lee Bong-jo/Dad
2014 Wolnam Ski Unit Elder Kim

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2005 4th Sunkist Ladies Amateur Golf Tournament 단체상, Celebrity category Won
2006 KBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor Hearts of Nineteen, Spring Waltz Won
2007 1st Korea Drama Awards Most Popular Actor The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince Won
6th Korean Film Awards Best Supporting Actor Solace Nominated
2008 SBS Drama Awards Best Supporting Actor in a Serial Drama Glass Castle Won
2021 8th Wildflower Film Awards[16][17] Best Supporting Actor/Actress Kukdo Theatre Won

References edit

  1. ^ Moon, Seok (29 November 2006). "<사랑할 때 이야기하는 것들> <미녀는 괴로워>의 배우 이한위" [Actor Lee Han-wi of Solace and 200 Pounds Beauty]. Cine21 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-11-17.
  2. ^ "HanCinema's Actor Spotlight: Lee Han-wi". Hancinema. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-16.
  3. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (20 August 2008). "Actor Kim Su-ro as English Teacher on Big Screen". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-11-17.
  4. ^ Min, Dong-yong (4 August 2005). "Who Killed Her? Investigation Broadcast Live for 48 Hours". The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2014-11-16.
  5. ^ Jo Ji-young (April 4, 2022). "[공식] 오종혁 주연 하드보일드 액션 '늑대들' 27일 개봉 확정" [[Official] Hard-boiled action 'Wolves' starring Oh Jong-hyuk confirmed for release on the 27th] (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved April 4, 2022 – via Naver.
  6. ^ "Sageuk World: 전설의 고향 (Hometown of Legends) - Ep. 4 귀서 (Ghost Letter)". Twitch Film. 15 August 2008. Archived from the original on 2009-01-06.
  7. ^ Ho, Stewart (11 July 2012). "Sulli, Minho, Lee Hyun Woo, Kim Ji Won and More Hold First Script Reading for To The Beautiful You". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-17.
  8. ^ Ho, Stewart (2 November 2012). "School Holds First Script Reading As Entire Cast Gathers". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2014-11-17.
  9. ^ "7th Grade Civil Servant Lee Han-wi and Kim Mi-kyeong as Choi Kang-hee's parents". Hancinema. 25 November 2012. Retrieved 2014-11-16.
  10. ^ Lee Jun-hyun (March 21, 2022). "남상지X양병열, 대본 리딩 현장부터 명랑+쾌활 분위기 터졌다 ('으라차차 내인생')" [Nam Sang-ji X Yang Byung-yeol, from the script reading site, a cheerful and cheerful atmosphere exploded ('Eurachacha My Life')] (in Korean). Ten Asia. Retrieved March 21, 2022 – via Naver.
  11. ^ Park Ah-reum (April 1, 2022). "으라차차 내 인생' 선우재덕 박해미부터 김영옥까지 환상 조연 라인업" [Eurachacha My Life' Fantastic supporting lineup from Seonwoo Jae-deok Park Hae-mi to Kim Young-ok] (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved April 1, 2022 – via Naver.
  12. ^ Oh Dong-hyun (December 9, 2021). "OTT 시즌, 12월 독점공개 콘텐츠…'미드나잇 스릴러' 등" [OTT season, exclusive content released in December… 'Midnight Thriller', etc.] (in Korean). Newsis. Retrieved December 9, 2021 – via Naver.
  13. ^ "'키스 식스 센스' 윤계상♥서지혜, 해피엔딩 맞이하나?…"반전의 반전"". www.xportsnews.com (in Korean). 2022-06-29. Retrieved 2022-07-11.
  14. ^ Ho, Stewart (14 June 2012). "Kara's Park Gyuri Joins New MBC Variety Show Unplanned Family". enewsWorld. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-17.
  15. ^ Kim Soo-hyung. ""코로나19, 국민=국가대표"'복면가왕' 고우림·현정화·황인선·이한위 '반전'X주윤발 '저지' [종합]". OSENdate=April 19, 2020 (in Korean). Retrieved April 19, 2020.
  16. ^ Lee Nam-kyung (April 20, 2021). "제8회 들꽃영화상' 10개 부문 후보작 공개…홍상수X김민희도 후보(공식)". MBN (in Korean). Retrieved May 21, 2021.
  17. ^ Yang So-young (May 21, 2021). "들꽃영화상' 대상 김초희 감독…곽민규 김호정 남녀주연상[종합]". Daily Economy Star (in Korean). Retrieved May 21, 2021.

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