Lee Min-ho is a South Korean actor, who gained widespread recognition for his leading role in the television series “Boys Over Flowers” in 2009.
Min-ho has enthralled audiences with a variety of performances across television series and films. His stellar performance in “Boys Over Flowers,” based on the Japanese shōjo manga series, catapulted him to fame. He followed this with leading roles in successful series such as “City Hunter,” “The Heirs,” and “The King: Eternal Monarch.” Each role demonstrated his remarkable range, from playing a dedicated public servant seeking justice in “City Hunter,” to portraying a modern-day monarch in “The King: Eternal Monarch.” His 2016 film “Bounty Hunters” further highlighted his talent on the silver screen.
In his illustrious career, Min-ho has worked with several distinguished artists. His on-screen chemistry with co-star Kim Go-eun in “The King: Eternal Monarch” received much acclaim, while his collaboration with Park Min-young in “City Hunter” was also noteworthy. His performances alongside Son Ye-jin in “Personal Taste,” and Kim Hee-sun in “Faith” have contributed to his reputation as a top actor in the Korean drama landscape. Min-ho’s work with influential figures such as directors Jin Hyuk and Park Shin-woo, and writers Kim Eun-sook and Choi Ran, has played a significant role in shaping his successful career.
Min-ho’s exceptional acting skills have earned him numerous distinctions. His outstanding portrayal of characters earned him the Best New Actor award at the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards for his performance in “Boys Over Flowers.” He also won the Excellence Award for Actor in a Drama Special at the SBS Drama Awards for “City Hunter.” Min-ho’s performances continue to earn him recognition.