Lee Bo-young Biography
Birthday: January 12, 1979 (Capricorn)
Born In: Seoul, South Korea
Lee Bo-young is a film and television actress from South Korea. Originally aspiring to be a news presenter, she was picked among the 15 finalists in MBC’s annual recruitment drive in 2002. However, she did not get the job and veered towards a career in modelling. Soon after, she became the exclusive advertising model for Asiana Airlines, which served as her gateway to acting. Lee debuted on television with the drama, ‘Escape from Unemployment’ in 2003. In 2004, she made her film debut in the family drama ‘My Brother’. While in the initial years her work failed to garner either critical appreciation or public adoration, it all changed with ‘My Daughter Seo-young’ (2012), where she played the titular role. The show was a massive hit and it secured Lee’s position in the industry. In the ensuing years, she has continued the momentum with several hit shows and winning multiple awards. As a diligent member of the society, she is conscious of her social duties and especially active in the charities concerning environmental issues. In 2011, she appeared in the music video for Zia & 4Men’s song ‘Crying, Calling’.