Lee Mi Young is a South Korean actress. She joined the Miss Haitai beauty pageant in 1978 when she was a sophomore at Han Kang Girls’ Commercial High School. Later, she was hired at MBC’s 10th Open Recruitment in 1979, and made her acting debut in 1980. Lee decided to retire in 1985 after marrying singer Jeon Young-rok but returned to acting in 1991 and continues to be active in television dramas since then. The couple divorced in 1997 but had two daughters which are now both singers: Jeon Boram is a member of girl group T-ara and Jeon Wooram was a member of the now disbanded girl group D-Unit and is now a singer-songwriter. Lee then remarried in 2003 to Keith Johnston, an American music professor at University of Maryland University College’s Yongsan campus but they divorced in 2005.