Lee Se Young is a South Korean actress under artist management company “Prain TPC”. She began her career as a child actress and was best known for the films “When I Turned Nine”, “Lovely Rivals” and “The Wonder Years” and in the drama “Dae Jang Geum”.
As she entered her early twenties, Lee also appeared in the television series “Adolescence Medley” and “Trot Lovers”, as well as the films “Horror Stories 2” and “Hot Young Bloods”.
Lee gained increased popularity after starring in the family drama “The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop” (2016), where she received favorable reviews.Her and co-star Hyun Woo were dubbed as The Ahchoo Couple by fans. Lee also won the “Best New Actress” award in the television category at the Baeksang Arts Award for her performance.
She then starred in the fantasy romantic comedy drama “A Korean Odyssey” (2017) by the Hong sisters, and was praised for her portrayal of three different characters. Her first big-screen leading role was in the comedy film “Duck Town” (2018). Then came her role in the historical drama “The Crowned Clown” (2019) playing the role of the Queen. The series is based on the 2012 Korean historical film Masquerade. The same year, she starred in the horror film “Lingering” and the medical drama “Doctor John”.
In 2020, Lee is starred in the mystery thriller “Memorist” as a genius profiler. The same year, she starred in MBC drama “Kairos”. She was reunited with Shin Sung-rok, whom she had starred alongside six years ago in “Trot Lovers” (2014).