Lee Byung-hun

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Lee Byung-hun (Korean: 이병헌; born July 12, 1970) is a South Korean actor and singer. He has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of genres, most notably Joint Security Area (2000); A Bittersweet Life (2005); The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008); the television series Iris (2009); I Saw the Devil (2010); and Masquerade (2012). His critically acclaimed film Inside Men (2015) won him the Best Actor prize in three prestigious award ceremonies: 52nd Baeksang Art Awards, 37th Blue Dragon Awards and 53rd Grand Bell Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Byung-hun has received more than 7,233,438 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Lee Byung-hun is the 1,628th most popular actor (up from 1,692nd in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 59th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South Korean Actor.

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  • 34

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  • 3.05

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Among actors, Lee Byung-hun ranks 1,628 out of 10,030Before him are Barbara O'Neil, Brunhilde Pomsel, Sue Lyon, Denise Richards, Isa Miranda, and Robert Davi. After him are Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Fred Niblo, Paul Scofield, Peter Gallagher, Claude Rich, and Frank Stallone.

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Among people born in 1970, Lee Byung-hun ranks 43Before him are Alan Shearer, Lara Fabian, Frank de Boer, Joseph Fiennes, Tonya Harding, and Andrej Plenković. After him are Melissa McCarthy, Édouard Philippe, Izabella Scorupco, Vince Vaughn, M. Night Shyamalan, and Phillip Cocu.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Lee Byung-hun ranks 111 out of 774Before him are Chungjeong of Goryeo (1338), Park Chan-wook (1963), Kim Jong-pil (1926), Song Kang-ho (1967), Jungkook (1997), and Goh Kun (1938). After him are Chang of Goryeo (1381), Ryu Gwansun (1902), Chungmok of Goryeo (1337), Lee Min-ho (1987), Sin Sukju (1417), and David Yonggi Cho (1936).

Among ACTORS In South Korea

Among actors born in South Korea, Lee Byung-hun ranks 3Before him are Song Hye-rim (1937) and Song Kang-ho (1967). After him are Lee Min-ho (1987), Choi Eun-hee (1926), Lee Young-ae (1971), Hyun Bin (1982), Park Chanyeol (1992), Gong Yoo (1979), Son Ye-jin (1982), Daniel Dae Kim (1968), and Song Joong-ki (1985).

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