This actor developed dreams for acting after watching the movie “Sunflower” on his English electronic dictionary

Netizens are looking back on the past of actor Lee Do Hyun, who will star in Netflix’s new drama “The Glory”.

An anecdote story about actor Lee Do Hyun is arousing keen interest from netizens. Lee Do Hyun once revealed that he had played basketball since middle school but gave up on his favorite sport at his father’s advice. 

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Lee Do Hyun’s father bought him an electronic dictionary to help him study English. However, instead of studying, Lee Do Hyun downloaded movies to watch and eventually developed the big dream of becoming an actor. In particular, Lee Do Hyun said he was into the movie “Sunflower” and kept watching it over and over again.

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In the end, Lee Do Hyun asked his mother to let him join an acting academy without his father knowing. Later, Lee Do Hyun invited his father to Daehangno Theater to watch him perform and successfully receive permission to pursue acting. At that time, Lee Do Hyun was a high school student but he played Jang Deok Bae, the main character of the play “Taxi Driver” in his 30s. 

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Lee Do Hyun, who has shown an extraordinary passion for acting since his school days, made his debut in 2017 through tvN’s drama “Prison Playbook”. In the drama, he appeared as the young version of Jung Kyung Ho’s character – Lee Joon Ho, a promising high school baseball player. Lee Do Hyun impressed viewers with his natural acting skills although it was his debut role.

Later, Lee Do Hyun became a hot topic after playing the role of Go Chung Myung, a royal guard captain who stays by the side of the woman he loves for 1300 years, in “Hotel Del Luna”. His name even rose to No.1 in real-time search ranking, making his name and face known to the public.

Lee Do Hyun then appeared on JTBC’s drama “18 Again” and showed three kinds of images for one character, including an 18-year-old high school, a young father in his 20s, and a high school student with the spirit of a middle-aged man. In Netflix’s “Sweet Home”, Lee Do Hyun excellently completed his first role in a disaster drama.

Getting cast as the male lead on a terrestrial channel’s drama for the first time and working with actress Go Min Si for the second time in “Youth of May”, following “Sweet Home”, Lee Do Hyun received many compliments for his stable and natural acting performances. Thanks to this work, he won Top Excellent Actor at KBS Drama Awards. 

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Becoming a rising star, Lee Do Hyun continued to work hard and take on new challenges. He is set to star in Netflix’s upcoming series “The Glory” written by the famous screenwriter Kim Eun Sook. As Lee Do Hyun will act alongside top star Song Hye Kyo, drama fans are looking forward to the new appearance he will show through this work. “The Glory” will premiere on December 30th.

Source: Daum

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