|Esom Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||January 30, 1990|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Esom is a South Korean actor and model who is known for having been cast in various shows such as White Christmas, Ghost, Taxi Driver, Because This Is My First Life, The Third Charm, Save Me 2, and British Memories. In addition to that, Esom has also appeared in movies like Samjin Company English Class, My Exceptional Brother, Man on High Heels, Microhabitat, Santa Barbara, My Little Brother, Warriors of the Dawn, The X, Scarlet Innocence, The Queen of Crime, Like for Likes, Second Half, The Gifted Hands, Hindsight, and The Last Blossom.
Esom, Lee Som
Seoul, South Korea
Esom has been signed with Artist Company.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Esom is of Korean descent.
- Prominent cheekbones
- Lean physique
- Alongside Jung Woo-sung, she co-starred as Deok-yi in the 2014 thriller film Scarlet Innocence, a modern-day retelling of the classic Korean folktale Simcheongga. This role won Esom the Director’s Cut Award for “Best New Actress” in 2015.
- She was cast as Duk-yi in the 2017 historical film Warriors of the Dawn, set during the 1592 Imjin War.
- In 2017, she played Miso in the drama film Microhabitat and this won her several accolades including the Busan Film Critics Award for “Best Actress” and Wildflower Film Award for “Best Actress”. The role also got her nominated for the Blue Dragon Film Award, Chunsa Film Art Award, and Grand Bell Award.
- Esom appeared as Lee Young-jae, a spontaneous and emotional but honest woman, in the 2018 romantic comedy television series The Third Charm.
- She co-starred as Jung Yoo-na in the 2020 comedy-drama film Samjin Company English Class. For this performance, Esom received the Blue Dragon Film Award for “Best Supporting Actress” and Buil Film Award for “Star of the Year” as well as was nominated for Baeksang Arts Award for “Best Supporting Actress – Film” and Chunsa Film Art Award for “Best Supporting Actress”.
- In 2021, she brought to life the character of Kang Ha-na, an elite prosecutor from the Seoul Northern District Prosecutors’ Office who later becomes interested in Do-gi’s works, in the crime action television series Taxi Driver. The show is inspired by actual real-life heinous crimes committed in Korea and this role won Esom the SBS Drama Award for “Excellence Award for an Actress in a Mini-Series Genre/Fantasy Drama”.
- She has also appeared in music videos for songs like Eternal Summer by Lee Min-ki, Cleansing Cream by Brown Eyed Girls, She’s Gone by G-Dragon, and Day ‘n Night by Tasty.
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