March 1, 1971 (51)
Ma Dong-seok, also known as Don Lee, is a Korean-American actor. With his breakout performance in Train to Busan and subsequent leading roles, he has become one of South Korea’s most successful actors. He was Gallup Korea’s Film Actor of the Year in 2018.
Ma’s role in the zombie film Train to Busan propelled him to international popularity. His subsequent leading roles in films Derailed, The Bros, and The Outlaws have been critical and commercial successes. Although known for his ‘tough guy’ persona roles, Ma is often celebrated and criticized for playing similar roles in his movies. In 2019, he joined the cast of Eternals as Gilgamesh which is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is also his Hollywood debut.