Lee Byung-Hun can easily be called the King of genres for his award-winning works in several films, regardless of their categories.
Ever since he started working in the television and film industry in 1991, Lee Byung-Hun has consistently garnered critical acclaim. Almost a decade after his debut in 1991, the actor immediately pushed his Common security zone topped South Korea’s highest grossing movies list.
From there, the actor’s popularity continued to increase, and his power remains influential until now.
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Unrivaled Lee Byung-Hun: actor wins new award
Korea’s time reported that Lee Byung-Hun was listed for the US ― Asia Entertainment Summit and Game Changer Awards. He joined leading figures including Netflix Global TV Manager Bela Bajaria and Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings director Destin Daniel Cretton.
Asia Society hosts the annual event to give people in the entertainment industry in Asia the credit they deserve for their massive contribution. Lee Byung-Hun, for his part, has shared his talent through several films and films of different genres over the past few years.
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In South Korea, the famous actor Masquerade; The good, the bad, the strange; and A bittersweet life. Outside of his home country, Lee Byung-Hun wowed international audiences during his appearances in The Magnificent Seven and Terminator Genisys
Lee Byung-Hun will officially receive the award at the Game Changer Awards on Monday at the Los Angeles Academy Museum. He will follow in the footsteps of Korean singer and actor Rain, who previously won the Entertainment Game Changer Award in 2019.
Lee Byung-Hun honored at 15th Asian Film Awards
Besides international recognition, the actor also recently received an award at the 15th Asian Film Awards earlier this month.
Lee Byung-Hun, who received the Asian Film Excellence Award, became the first actor in Korea to earn the honor. His participation in the hit Netflix series Squid game added more reasons why it deserves to win the award.
Additionally, he was a game-changer in the film and television industry when he won 10 Best Actor awards for his unique role in the 2015 film. Undercover men. He joined the Cannes Film Festival before the Busan International Film Festival.
Lee Yong-Kwan, President of the 26th BIFF, paid tribute to the actor in these terms:
“Lee’s contribution to Asian and world cinema is widely recognized by audiences and the film industry. His fearless attitude towards being transformed into a completely different character in each film truly reflects Lee’s professional dedication. Distinguished, Lee honed her acting skills and worked to raise the bar in cinematic art. Her finesse and passion prove that she is a perfect fit for the title of Excellence in Asian Cinema. “
Lee Byung-Hun is expected to reap more as he joins the Netflix love movie I Believe in a thing called love like its producer.
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