[STAR DIARY] Lee Min-ho - Part 3 2010/04/28, Source,
Korean actor Lee Min-ho [Starhaus Entertainment]
Early in his career, there was a time when Lee Min-ho was working under a stage name although not many people know about it.
"After I had finished shooting 'Secret Campus', I worked under a stage name for about two years I think because my real name Lee Min-ho seemed too ordinary. So I talked with the president of my agency and we decided to change my name. A lot of names came up, like very cheesy ones that sounded like comic book characters. Haha",...More
[STAR DIARY] Lee Min-ho - Part 2 2010/04/27, Source,
Korean actor Lee Min-ho in 2007 TV series "Mackerel Run" [SBS]
EBS TV series "Secret Campus" -- where Lee had made his acting debut -- achieved relatively satisfactory results, but a trial was awaiting Lee. He became involved in a serious accident. One can imagine how big an accident it was, considering he had to put in iron rods in his right thigh and knee.
"I was lying in a hospital bed for seven months and so I had to take a year and a half off from work". His accident was all the more painful because he had been set to appear in MBC sitcom "High Kick!" and MBC mini-series "9 End 2 Outs",...More
[STAR DIARY] Lee Min-ho - Part 1 2010/04/26, Source,
Actor Lee Min-ho [Starhaus Entertainment]
When character Goo Joon-pyo first appeared in the drama "Boys Over Flowers", it caused quite a sensation. With a hairstyle that looked made him look like someone who had just jumped out of a comic book and strong facial features, Lee Min-ho seem familiar yet difficult to place.
Some say that Lee Min-ho "became a star overnight" as he became an A-lister after starring in "Boys over Flowers". But he too had once been an aspiring actor who had been rejected at many auditions,...More
(10 FOCUS) 10 Awards - Top 10 People of 2009 2009/12/22, Source, Top 10 People of 2009
In the entertainment industry, the end of a year is a season about watching and talking about "people". Many media outlets select their "person of the year" and people flock to year-end awards shows to hear a quote from stars that they do not get to see often. 10Asia picked our own figures of the year, but there is no red carpet or photo spotlights for the stars to enter upon. Our selection of "persons of 2009" are not top stars who attained the most popularity from the public, but people who changed the landscape of Korea's entertainment industry and stimulated the public with experiences that we had not had before. Here are ten people who showed us a new direction for upcoming 2010.,...More
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