Lee Do-hyun’s star power is about to skyrocket into the stratosphere. Hot off his role as monster fighter Eun-hyuk in critically acclaimed Netflix thriller Sweet Home and a memorable cameo as the younger version of the protagonist in Beyond Evil (which won Best Drama at this year’s Baeksang Awards), Lee is now the vaunted winner of the coveted Best New Actor award, a title that can only be claimed once in an acting career—for his role in 17 Again.
Other Best New Actor winners over the years have included Won Bin (2001), Lee Min-ho (2009) Ahn Hyo-seop (2020). To say that Lee is is a newly minted A-lister in good company would be an understatement. The 26-year-old's resume is short but impressive, and his run has only just begun. Read on for everything you need to know about Lee Do-hyun.
1. His short but memorable role in "Still 17"
While Lee made his acting debut in 2017's Prison Playbook, it's his supporting role in Still 17 as Ahn Hyo-seop's rowing classmate that caught the attention of many. Despite his short role, he was nominated "Character of the Year" at the 2018 SBS Drama Awards alongside Ahn and Jo Hyun-sik.
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