Lee Eon - Early Life and Career

Early Life and Career

Lee Eon was born Park Sang-min on 5 February 1981. Lee began practising ssireum while in elementary school, going on to win gold medals at Korean national ssireum competitions in 1997 and 1998. As a freshman at university, he was inspired by Cha Seung-won to become a model, and after losing 30 kg (66 lb) made his debut at a fashion show in Busan in 1999. His later fashion show appearances included the Seoul Fashion Artists Association Collection.

Lee branched out into acting, making his film debut in 2006; he played a ssireum wrestler in Like a Virgin, putting his skills to good use and helping lead actor Ryu Deok-hwan learn the moves. He later appeared in the 2007 hit drama series Coffee Prince, and made his final appearance in KBS drama Strongest Chil Woo.

Read more about this topic:  Lee Eon

Other articles related to "early, life, early life and career":

Joseph Conrad - Merchant Navy - British Voyages - Master
... with the peoples of the Malay Archipelago, why does this area loom so large in his early work? (Leaving aside The Rescue, whose completion was repeatedly deferred till 1920, the last of the ... of tropical nature and the dreariness of human life within it accorded well with the pessimistic mood of his early works." After Johannes Freiesleben ... Ville de Maceio to begin what Najder calls "the most traumatic journey of his life." After his November 1889 meeting with Thys, and before departing for the Congo, Conrad had ...
Bobby Jordan - Biography - Early Life and Career
... Bobby Jordan was a talented toddler and by the time he was six years old, he could sing, tap dance and play the saxophone ... At the age of four, he was working in an early film version of A Christmas Carol ...
Hank Williams, Jr. - Biography - Early Life and Career
... Williams' early career was guided, and to an extent some observers say outright dominated, by his mother, who is widely claimed as having been the driving force that led his late ...
Sal Mineo - Early Life and Career
... Mineo was born in The Bronx, the son of coffin makers Josephine (née Alvisi) and Salvatore Mineo, Sr ... He was of Sicilian descent his father was born in Italy and his mother had been born in the U.S ...

Famous quotes containing the words career, early and/or life:

    Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman’s natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
    Ann Oakley (b. 1944)

    No doubt they rose up early to observe
    The rite of May.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure.
    Tony Benn (b. 1925)