Lee Yo Won is an actress from South Korea, who is widely named as the Queen of historic drama. After her first role for the KBS’s film Scent of A Man in 1998, she was offered many title roles in Take Care of My Cat (2001), Fashion 70's (2005), Surgeon Bong Dal-hee (2007), Queen Seondeok (2009) and 49 Days (2011). Throughout career, she won numerous awards and nominations, most notably as Best New Actress Award (2001), Best Couple Award (2007, with Kim Nam Gil) and Top Excellent Award (2013).
Lee Yo Won graduated from Dankook University with a degree of Theater and Film. She used to be a model before taking minor roles in TV series and movies.
In 2003, Lee Yo Won married Park Jin Woo, a businessman and professional golf player. Later that year, the couple welcomed their first daughter. Now they have one more daughter and one son, born respectively in 2014 and 2015.
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