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Lee Joo-young: Korean Actress, Born in 1992 (Full Biography)

Last Updated: June 1, 2024By Tags: ,

Lee Joo-young (born February 14, 1992) is a South Korean actress known for her roles in the television series Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2016–17) and Itaewon Class (2020). She had her first lead role as reporter Seo Jeong-in in the OCN thriller drama Times (2021). Lee graduated from Kyung Hee University with a degree in Theater and Film. She has been active in her acting career since 2011. Her accolades include winning the Best Icon Award at the Asia Artist Awards in 2020 and the Actress of the Year at the Busan International Film Festival in 2018 for Maggie.

Her latest work is The 8 Show series released on May 17, 2024 from Netflix.

Lee Joo-young Biography

Name Lee Joo young
Alternative
Name
Jeyeong Lee
Nationality South Korean
Date of Birth Feb 14, 1992
Age 32 years
(in 2024)
Birth Place South Korea
Career Actress
Religion N/A
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
(the water
bearer)

Physical Stats

Height 5′ 3¾″ (1.62 m)
Weight ~ 47 kg (104 lbs.)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown

Education

Field of Study Theater and
Film
College
or
University
Kyung Hee
University

Known For:

Film Poster
Title
Maggie film poster
Maggie
(Movie)
(2018)
6.1/10
Broker film poster
Broker
(Movie)
(2022)
7.1/10
Times film poster
Times
(TV Series)
(2021)
7.0/10
Jane film poster
Jane
(Movie)
(2016)
6.1/10

Lee Joo-young TV Series & Movies

Film

  • 2011 | Behinds | Short film
  • 2012 | Encounter | Short film
  • 2013 | Living Things | Short film
  • 2013 | Beauty of Journey
  • 2013 | A Hidden Story | Short film
  • 2015 | The Transfer Student | Short film
  • 2016 | The Eternal Theme of Humanity
  • 2016 | Chae’s Movie Theater | Role: Soo-yeon
  • 2016 | A Quiet Dream | Role: Joo-young
  • 2016 | Jane | Role: Ji-su
  • 2016 | Jamsil | Role: Young Jo Seong-sook
  • 2017 | Alone Together | Role: Ju-won | Short film
  • 2017 | An Algorithm | Role: Lee Min-Ah | Featurette
  • 2018 | The Negotiation | Role: Lee Da-bin
  • 2018 | Maggie | Role: Yeo Yoon-young
  • 2020 | Baseball Girl | Role: Joo Soo-in
  • 2022 | Broker | Role: Detective Lee
  • 2022 | Leave at Door, Bell X | Role: Director | Short film
  • 2023 | Green Night | Role: Green haired girl

Television series

  • 2016–17 | Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo | Role: Lee Seon-ok
  • 2018 | Something in the Rain | Role: Lee Ye-eun
  • 2018 | The Ghost Detective | Role: Gil Chae-won
  • 2019 | Drama Special | Role: Jo Soo-ah
  • 2020 | Itaewon Class | Role: Ma Hyun-yi
  • 2021 | Times | Role: Seo Jung-in | First lead role

Web series

  • 2016 | Women at a Game Company | Role: Joo-young
  • 2016 | Horror Delivery Service
  • 2017 | Someone Noticeable
  • 2017 | Hip Hop Teacher | Role: Gong Seul-gi
  • 2023 | The Deal | Role: Cha Soo-an | Special appearance
  • 2024 | The 8 Show | Role: 2F

Web shows

  • 2022 | Young Actors’ Retreat | Role: Cast member

Hosting

  • 2021 | Closing ceremony 26th Busan International Film Festival | with Lee Joon-hyuk

Music video appearances

  • 2015 | “Weltanschauung” | Artist: Hail
  • 2016 | “Wish Tree” | Artist: Red Velvet
  • 2016 | “12:25” | Artist: f(x)
  • 2016 | “Pain Poem” | Artist: Kim Bum-soo and Kenzie
  • 2016 | “Liquor” | Artist: Sleeq
  • 2019 | “With You” | Artist: Crush

Lee Joo-young Photos

Lee Joo-young: Actor of the role of “2F” in the Korean series “The 8 Show”

Chun Woo-hee in The 8 Show with other actors of this series

Moon Jeong-Hee, Park Jeong-min, Chun Woo-hee, Park Hae-joon, Yul-Eum Lee, Ryu Jun-yeol, and Lee Joo-young in The 8 Show Korean TV series

“The 8 Show” is a 2024 South Korean dark comedy thriller television series directed and written by Han Jae-rim. Starring Ryu Jun-yeol, Chun Woo-hee, Park Jeong-min, Lee Yul-eum, Park Hae-joon, Lee Joo-young, Moon Jeong-hee, and Bae Seong-woo, the series is based on the Naver webtoons “Money Game” and “Pie Game” by Bae Jin-soo. It follows eight participants trapped in a secret space divided into eight floors, engaging in a deadly game where they accumulate money over time. The game only ends with a death, in a place where social infrastructure is absent. Released worldwide on Netflix on May 17, 2024.

Lee Joo-young stands out in her role as the character located on the 2th Floor, bringing depth and intrigue to the series with her performance.

Lee Joo-young in The 8 Show Korean TV series

Lee Joo-young in The 8 Show Korean TV series

Awards

Wins

  • 2020 | Asia Artist Awards | Best Icon Award | Lee Joo-young
  • 2018 | Busan International Film Festival | Actress of the Year | Maggie
  • 2019 | BIFF Marie Claire Asia Star Awards | Rising Star Award | Maggie
  • 2014 | Goyang Smart Film Festival | Best Actress | A Hidden Story
  • 2019 | KBS Drama Awards | Best Actress in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama | Home Sweet Home
  • 2022 | 30th Korea Culture Entertainment Awards | Best Actress Award | Broker
  • 2019 | Seoul Independent Film Festival | Independent Star Award | Baseball Girl

Nominations

  • 2018 | Baeksang Arts Awards | Best New Actress – Film | Jane
  • 2021 | Baeksang Arts Awards | Best New Actress – Television | Times
  • 2021 | Blue Dragon Film Awards | Best New Actress | Baseball Girl
  • 2017 | Buil Film Awards | Best New Actress | Jane
  • 2020 | Buil Film Awards | Best Actress | Baseball Girl
  • 2022 | Buil Film Awards | Best Supporting Actress | Broker
  • 2018 | Chunsa Film Art Awards | Best New Actress | Jane
  • 2018 | KBS Drama Awards | Best New Actress | The Ghost Detective
  • 2017 | Wildflower Film Awards | Best Supporting Actress | A Quiet Dream
  • 2020 | Wildflower Film Awards | Best Actress | Maggie

Family

Relation
Name
Photo
Father
N/A
Lee Joo-young with her father
Mother
N/A
Lee Joo-young with her mother
Siblings
N/A

Lee Joo-young Relationships

Marital Status: Single

Relation
Name
Photo
Husband
None
(She is not
married yet)
Fiancé
None
(She is not
currently
engaged
to anyone)
Boyfriend
Single

Social Network Pages

Profile
ID
Instagram 
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FAQ

  • The 8 Show | Netflix | Released May 17, 2024

This role is played by “Lee Joo-young”.

Lee is famous for her iconic pixie haircut. Combined with her casual style, it gives her a cool, tomboy look.

Note: The information provided is sourced from reliable websites. In case there are any contradictions in the text, readers are encouraged to point them out in the comments.

References: Wikipedia, IMDB

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