Lee Young Ae – Korea’s “national beauty treasure” who owns the most diverse roles

Lee Young Ae impresses the public not only with her gorgeous appearance but also her acting talent.

Whenever Lee Young Ae is mentioned, netizens often immediately think of her legendary role in the TV hit “Dae Jang Geum” – the drama that made her enter the lineup of the most beautiful Korean actresses. However, Lee Young Ae’s glorious career did not stop there, it was much more impressive than what most people usually think of her. In terms of the variety of characters she has portrayed, Lee Young Ae is definitely at the top among Korean actors.

One Fine Spring Day

In One Fine Spring Day, Lee Young Ae makes the viewers overwhelmed from the very beginning of the movie with her mature beauty at the age of 30. Viewers fall in love with the female lead Han Eun Soo played by Lee Young Ae for her gentleness, tenderness and sophistication through every gesture and action, even the smallest. If anyone loves light hearted movies and wants to be immersed in Lee Young Ae’s visuals during her peak days, One Fine Spring Day is the most perfect choice.

Dae Jang Geum

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Similar to when it comes to Korea, if you have to mention kimchi, when referring to Lee Young Ae, her top role in the TV blockbuster “Dae Jang Geum” has to be talked about. Now that the drama has been released for more than 18 years, according to many viewers, “Dae Jang Geum” would not have been so successful without Lee Young Ae. No one could have showcased the stunning beauty and top-notch aura like the 1971-born actress. This role in particular and the historical drama “Dae Jang Geum” in general is an unforgettable milestone in Lee Young Ae’s career.

Lady Vengeance

The role of Lee Geum Ja in the famous crime film directed by Park Chan Wook is Lee Young Ae’s comeback in the big screen after the success of “Dae Jang Geum”. This movie marked another brilliant milestone in the actress’s career. From the beautiful and charming goddess in a historical drama, Lee Young Ae successfully transformed into a vengeful woman who is full of resentment, returning to normal life to wash away her sins.

Many viewers couldn’t believe Lee Young Ae in Lady Vengeance is the same Lee Young Ae in Dae Jang Geum or One Fine Spring Day because of her amazing acting skills. The fact that Lee Young Ae took a break after starring in this movie until 12 years later also made it even more special for the actress in particular and the Korean film industry in general.

Bring Me Home

Returning to the big screen after 14 years of hiatus, Lee Young Ae still fully expressed the inner and emotional feelings of the character Seo Jung Yeon in ‘Bring Me Home’. If in the previous film she was a woman who was blamed and filled with hatred, in this film she plays a woman emaciated because of the loss of her child. Lee Young Ae’s performance in this drama is even more explosive when she discovers that her child is still alive and she has to deal with elements that are not easy.

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Confess to losing confidence because she hasn’t acted in a long time, but Lee Young Ae has successfully completed this role, to receive the Best Actress award at the Chunsa Film Art Awards 2020. Lee Young Ae has shown that there is no other role that could make it difficult for a genius actress like her.

Inspector Koo

The end of this year’s season of Korean television will certainly be more thrilling when Lee Young Ae returns with a new drama called ‘Inspector Koo’. The character Koo Kyung Yi that Lee Young Ae takes on this time is a completely different image from her previous roles. The actress will become a talented detective but prefers to stay at home to immerse herself in video games and her own space.

Description of the character may sound funny, but audiences think ‘Inspector Koo’ will still have interesting and thrilling investigative details to give Lee Young Ae a land to show off her excellent acting skills. Currently, JTBC has not announced the official broadcast date of the drama, but it has been promoting too much these days, so it will definitely be released this October.

While waiting for ‘Inspector Koo’ to air, let’s go back and watch Lee Young Ae’s outstanding films to enjoy her superb acting ability, top-notch beauty, clean private life, outstanding acting and diverse images. These are the reasons why Lee Young Ae has remained a popular and respected name in the Korean entertainment industry for the past 20 years.

Source: DAN

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