Lee Se-hee (Korean이세희; born on December 22, 1991)[1] is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in 2015 with a music video "364 Days of Dream", since then, she has appeared in number of films and television series.[2] She got recognition for portraying role of Park Dan-dan in weekend TV series Young Lady and Gentleman (2021–2022) for which she won the best new actress award at 2021 KBS Drama Awards. She has acted in films as: Midnight Runners (2017) and Midnight (2021) among others. In 2020 she appeared in JTBC TV series Live On.[3][4]

Lee Se-hee
Lee Se-hee 이세희 in 2022.png
Lee in Oct 2022
Born (1991-12-22) December 22, 1991 (age 30)
Alma materCheonan Girls' High School
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Model
Years active2015–present
AgentJ-Wide Company
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationI Se-hui
McCune–ReischauerI Se-hŭi

CareerEdit

Lee is affiliated to artist management company Family Entertainment.[5] She was in dental hygiene when she changed her career to acting.[6]

Lee was cast in web series Sandwich Theory, Kiss Scene in Yeonnam-dong and Kiss Goblin in 2019. In 2020 she was in supporting cast of KakaoTV's Love Revolution.[7]

In 2021, Lee appeared in season 2 of Hospital Playlist as Kang So-ye, first-year fellow in the Department of Emergency Medicine[8] and she appeared as female lead in KBS's weekend family drama Young Lady and Gentleman. Her portrayal of Park Dan-dan, a resident tutor was appreciated. She got the role, breaking through the 500:1 competition and being termed as one of the 'discovery of the year'.[9] The series currently ranks at the 3rd place among 'Top 50 series per nationwide viewers in Korea' and logged a national average viewership of 38.2% for its 48th episode.[10] She also won the Best New Actress award and best couple award with Ji Hyun-woo at 2021 KBS Drama Awards for her role in the series.[11]

In 2022, after success of her weekend drama, KBS cast her in their upcoming TV series Bad Prosecutor as Shin A-ra, a senior prosecutor at the Central District Prosecutors' Office.[12] In November 2022, Lee signed an exclusive contract with J-Wide Company.[13]

ModelingEdit

In September 2021, Lee was selected by Ed Hardy as a brand model with the launch of the golf wear line,[14] and Liful Minimal Garments selected her as their brand muse.[15] In October 2021, she was selected as model for global denim brand 'Siwy'.[16]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2017 Midnight Runners Club woman Se-hee [17]
2018 Fengshui Gisaeng from Wolyounggak
2020 Things Like Dogs Mi-jeong
2021 Midnight Girlfriend TVING Film
I Can Only See Seo Yoo-ri

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2018 Let Me Introduce Her [17]
2019 Different Dreams [18]
Everybody Says Kungddari Young Jo Soon-ja [19]
Catch the Ghost Madonna [19]
2020 SF8 Jang Joon-oh Episode 6, "White Crow" [20]
Live On Jung Hee-soo [21]
2021 My Roommate Is a Gumiho Gisaeng Cameo (Episode 1,10)
Hospital Playlist Kang So-ye Season 2 [22]
2021–2022 Young Lady and Gentleman Park Dan-dan [23]
2022 Bad Prosecutor Shin A-ra [24]

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role Ref.
2019 Sandwich Theory Choi Sun Hee [25]
Kiss Scene in Yeonnam-dong Nam Jin-joo
2020 Kiss Goblin Yoon Seol-hee
Love Revolution Jang Hae-ri [26]

Music video appearancesEdit

Year Song title Artist Ref.
2015 "364 Days of Dream" Na Yoon-kwon [3][27]
2016 "Just Come to Me" Homme [28]
2017 "Sunny Tomorrow" A Single Rider [29]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, category, nominee of the award, and the result of the nomination
Award ceremony Year Category Nominee / Work Result Ref.
KBS Drama Awards 2021 Best New Actress Young Lady and Gentleman Won [11]
Best Couple Award Lee Se-hee with Ji Hyun-woo
Young Lady and Gentleman
Won [30]

ListiclesEdit

Name of publisher, year listed, name of listicle, and placement
Publisher Year Listicle Placement Ref.
Forbes 2022 Korea Power Celebrity Rising Star Placed [31]

ReferencesEdit

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  14. ^ Kang I-jeong (September 30, 2021). "에드하디, 골프웨어 라인 배우 이세희 모델 발탁" [Ed Hardy selected as model for golf wear line actress Lee Se-hee]. Discovery News (in Korean). Archived from the original on November 18, 2021. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
  15. ^ Park Hae-Young (September 30, 2021). "라이풀, 뮤즈로 배우 이세희 발탁" [Liful selects actress Lee Se-hee as muse]. Apparel News (in Korean). Archived from the original on November 18, 2021. Retrieved November 19, 2021.
  16. ^ Yoon Jeong-hoon (October 15, 2021). "프리미엄 데님 브랜드 '씨위', 배우 이세희 모델 발탁" ['Premium denim brand 'Siwi' selected as model for actress Lee Se-hee]. Edaily (in Korean). Naver. Archived from the original on November 18, 2021. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
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  19. ^ a b "신예 이세희, '유령을 잡아라' 출연.. 채팅녀 역" [Rookie Se-hee Lee to appear in 'Catch the Ghost'.. Chat Girl]. 베리타스알파 (in Korean). November 13, 2019. Archived from the original on November 18, 2021. Retrieved November 18, 2021.
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