Happy Lee Je Hoon Day: Take a look at the versatile actor’s various leading roles. ‘Taxi driver’ and more


Lee Je Hoon is a South Korean actor. He started his career in independent films, then starred in commercial films like “The Front Line” (2011), “Architecture 101” (2012) and “My Paparotti” (2013), and television series like “Fashion King”. (2012), ‘Secret Door’ (2014), ‘Signal’ (2016), ‘Tomorrow, With You’ (2017), ‘Where Stars Land’ (2018), ‘Taxi Driver’ (2021) and ‘Move to Heaven ‘ (2021).

  1. Signal

The drama follows criminal profiler Park Hae Young (Lee Je Hoon) who solves a kidnapping case involving a culprit who apparently disappeared after the crime with a mysterious walkie-talkie he recovers. The success of this case triggers the formation of a long-term cold case team, led by Det. Cha Soo Hyun (Kim Hye Soo), who has been searching for her long-lost mentor, Det. Lee Jae Han (Cho Jin Woong), over the past 15 years. With the help of Jae-han, the person on the other end of the walkie-talkie, Hae Young solves other cases that have gone unsolved for years while helping Jae Han solve other cases. Unintended consequences due to changes in the past ensue. Here, Lee Je Hoon has done an amazing job as Park Hae Young, a young official who still believes in the goodness of the world.

  1. tomorrow with you

The story revolves around Yoo So Joon (Lee Je Hoon), a CEO of a real estate company, who has the ability to time travel via a subway; and his wife, Song Ma Rin (Shin Min Ah), who works as an amateur photographer. So Joon foresees that his future self is dying, so he decides to marry Ma Rin in order to avoid this fate. Over time, he learns to love her selflessly. Lee Je Hoon was a complete romantic comedy here with sweet gestures and an even sweeter smile.

  1. where the stars land

It follows the lives of employees at Incheon International Airport. Lee Je Hoon played the role of Lee Soo Yeon, a freshman member of the passenger services team. He graduated from the prestigious KAIST and dreamed of becoming a pilot, but due to an accident he could not fulfill his dream. A mysterious man who harbors a secret that drives him to keep his distance from his colleagues.

  1. Taxi driver

The series is inspired by real heinous crimes committed in Korea. The series received praise from viewers for its performances and storylines. Kim Do-gi (Lee Je Hoon) is a Korea Military Academy graduate whose mother was murdered when he was young. Having been unable to get revenge on the man who murdered his mother, he now works as a taxi driver for a company that offers a “revenge-call” service to its wronged customers and helps them get revenge. Here, Lee Je Hoon has definitely been given the “all-around actor” tag for the various characters he has portrayed over the course of the series, from a hilarious gangster to a funny teacher.

  1. go to paradise

The series follows Geu Ru (Tang Joon Sang), a young man with autism, and Sang Gu (Lee Je Hoon), his guardian. Working as trauma cleansers, they discover untold stories. Cho Sang Gu is a former inmate and Geu Ru’s estranged uncle who becomes his guardian upon his release from prison. He’s outspoken, smokes cigarettes, and moonlights as an underground MMA fighter. He was sent to prison after putting his protege Su Cheol into a coma during a fight. Despite his background, he is still in charge of looking after Geu Ru after his release, and is assigned to stay and work with Geu Ru for a three-month probationary period. Although he initially does it for financial gain and seems unaware of Geu Ru’s condition, he slowly comes to know Geu Ru as they both work as trauma cleansers for Move to Heaven, gaining a new insight into life and allowing him to find out the truth about his half-brother and Geu Ru’s father, Jeong Woo, who he believes abandoned him when he was still very young.

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