Lee Jung-jae is from South Korea, and he is known as an actor and model. He stepped into the industry as a fashion model and then proceeded with an acting career. He was first seen on television. In the year 1994, he first appeared in the campus series titled Feelings, and then in the year 1995, he was seen in the iconic drama titled Sandglass. In the year 1998, through An Affair, he got his acting breakthrough and thus his acting career got an accelerating push.
Since 2000, Lee is seen acting in various genres of films and that including romantic films, melodrama, action, heist films, and also inclusive comedy roles. The list comprises of noteworthy names – Il Mare was released in 2000, Over the Rainbow was released in 2002, Last Present was released in 2001, Oh! Brothers which was released in 2003, The Last Witness was released in 2001 and Typhoon was released in 2005 and The Thieves was released in 2012. He is also seen in film noir titled New World which was released in 2013 and was also seen in a period film titled The Face Reader which was released in 2013.
Lee won the Blue Dragon Film Awards in the category of Best Actor awards for City of the Rising Sun, which was released in 1999. He also got awards at the Fantasporto Director’s Week for The Housemaid, which was released in 2010. Lee started gaining widespread international attention, i.e. through the globe for performing the character of Seong Gi-Hun in Squid Game, which is Netflix’s top-running survival drama. He is indeed a versatile actor and has a bright future ahead.