|Lee Jung-eun Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||January 23, 1970|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Lee Jung-eun is a South Korean actress and voiceover artist who is best known for having been cast Gook Moon-gwang, the housekeeper, in the 2019 award-winning black comedy thriller film, Parasite. Apart from that, she has also appeared in many other shows and movies like Mal-Mo-E: The Secret Mission, High School King of Savvy, The Battleship Island, Okja, The Exclusive: Beat the Devil’s Tattoo, Born to Sing, When the Camellia Blooms, When the Devil Calls Your Name, and While You Were Sleeping.
Seoul, South Korea
Lee Jung-eun got enrolled at Hanyang University which is one of the leading private research universities in South Korea and studied Theater and Film.
Actress, Voiceover Artist
Lee Jung-eun is represented by Will Entertainment.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
57 kg or 125.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Lee Jung-eun is of South Korean descent.
- Cheeky smile
- Pierced ears
Lee Jung-eun Facts
- She appeared as Go Ae-shin’s loyal maid in the 2018 historical romantic drama television show, Mr. Sunshine, and was honored with 26th Korean Culture and Entertainment Award for “Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama” for her brilliant performance.
- Lee Jung-eun co-starred in the 2019 film, Parasite, alongside Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, and Jang Hye-jin and the film bagged 4 awards at the 92nd Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Feature Film. The film also set the record by becoming the first South Korean film to receive Academy Award as well as the first film in a language other than English to win ‘Best Picture’. Moreover, the cast also won the 26th Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture”.
- For her role in Parasite, Lee Jung-eun won several awards including 24th Chunsa Film Art Award, 40th Blue Dragon Film Award, and 28th Buil Film Award for “Best Supporting Actress”, Cine 21 Award for “Actress of the Year”, and 20th Busan Film Critics Award for “Best Actress”.
- Lee Jung-eun co-starred as Jo Jung-sook, Dong Baek’s mother, in the 2019 thriller romantic comedy TV series, When the Camellia Blooms, and this role won her the 33rd KBS Drama Award in the “Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama” category.
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