|Born||February 21, 1995|
Seoul, South Korea
|Education||Sungkyunkwan University - Acting Arts|
|Revised Romanization||I Tae-hwan|
Lee Tae-hwan (Hangul: 이태환; born February 21, 1995) is a South Korean actor, model and singer. Since his acting debut in 2013, he has starred in television dramas and web series, notably Pride and Prejudice (2014). He is a member of 5urprise.
In 2013, at the age of eighteen, Lee Tae-hwan made his official acting debut in the short TV series titled After School: Lucky or Not together with the members of 5urprise. He next starred in High School King of Savvy, portraying a ice hockey player; and also played the younger version of Lee Deok-wa in the 2-episode SBS drama Wonderful Day in October.
In 2014, Lee starred in MBC drama Pride and Prejudice, where he played an investigator and former taekwondo athlete. Lee's then starred in his first period drama, Splendid Politics in which he played young Prince Gwanghae.
In 2016, Lee became known for his role in Please Come Back, Mister, where he played a former gangster and bodyguard. He next starred in MBC fantasy thriller W, playing a martial arts instructor. The same year, he was cast in the Korean-Chinese web-drama Thumping Spike, where he played a volleyball captain. Lee also made his big screen debut in the Su Saek, a film depicting about the friendship among young men.
From 2016 to 2017, Lee was cast in MBC's weekend drama Father, I'll Take Care of You, a 50-episode family drama in which he portrayed one of the unmarried sons. He then starred in another weekend drama My Golden Life from 2017 to 2018, playing an industrial design student. The drama was a hit with over 40% ratings, and led to a rise in popularity for Lee.
|2013||After School: Lucky or Not||Han Jae-hee||Nate Hoppin/|
|2014||Wonderful Day in October||young Lee Shin-jae||SBS|
|High School King of Savvy||Oh Tae-seok||tvN|
|Pride and Prejudice||Kang Soo||MBC|
|After School: Lucky or Not - Season 2||Han Jae-hee||Sohu.com/|
|2015||Splendid Politics||young Prince Gwanghae||MBC|
|2016||Come Back Mister||Choi Seung-jae||SBS|
|Thumping Spike||Baek Woo Jin||Sohu TV|
|2016–2017||Father, I'll Take Care of You||Han Sung-joon||MBC|
|2017–2018||My Golden Life||Sunwoo Hyuk||KBS2|
|2018||What's Wrong with Secretary Kim||Lee Sung-yeon||tvN|
|2019||Farming Academy||Ha Joo-seok||SBS|
|2017||Living Together in Empty Room||MBC||Cast member with Han Eun-jung and Block B's P. O (Episodes 8–11)|
|Law Of the Jungle in Komodo||SBS||Cast member (Episodes 278–282)|
|2019||Urban Cops||MBC Every1||Cast member|
Awards and nominations
|2011||6th Asia Model Festival Awards||Best New Model||N/A||Won|
|2016||35th MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actor||W||Nominated|
|2017||31st KBS Drama Awards||My Golden Life||Nominated|
- "Lee Tae Hwan, Park Bo Gum & Kim Young Gwang rising hot among many drama fans". StarN News. Retrieved 2015-02-21.
- Choi, Eun-hwa (28 August 2013). "Actor Group 5urprise to Debut with Dramatoon After School Bokbulbok". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-02-21.
- ""High School King" Lee Tae Hwan Received a Offer to Play Ice Hockey on Celebrity Team". Top Star News (in Korean). 24 July 2014.
- 시월의 어느 멋진 날에, 배우 이덕화 아역 배우는 서프라이즈의 '이태환'. Chosun (in Korean). 1 February 2014.
- "Rookie Lee Tae-hwan to star in MBC "Pride and Prejudice"". Hancinema. 30 September 2014.
- "Lee Tae-hwan, "I want to be like Cha Seung-won"". Hancinema. 19 January 2015.
- ""Splendid Politics" Lee Tae-hwan, "Honored to be young Cha Seung-won"". Hancinema. 9 April 2015.
- ""Please Come Back, Mister" Lee Tae-hwan's outstanding looks". Hancinema. 9 March 2016.
- ""W" to feature Lee Tae-hwan, Lee Si-eon, Jung Yoo-jin". Hancinema. 12 May 2016.
- "Lee Tae-hwan cast in "Thumping Spike"". Hancnema. 31 August 2015.
- "Press Preview of the Movie 'Su Saek' Was Held". Yahoo. 16 March 2016.
- Shim, Sun-ah (10 November 2016). "New MBC drama to depict story of 'unwanted' large family". Yonhap News Agency. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
- "Park Si-hoo, Shin Hye-sun and Lee Tae-hwan to star in "My Golden Life"". Hancinema. 15 June 2017.
- "'My Golden Life' gave Lee Tae-hwan the boost he needed". Korea JoongAng Daily. 30 March 2018.
- "Lee Tae-hwan to star in 'What's Wrong With Secretary Kim?'". Kpop Herald. 11 April 2018.
- "Yoon Bo-mi, Lee Min-ji, Lee Tae-hwan Cast in Drama "Farmers' Academy"". Hancinema. 11 November 2018.
- "Drama depicts smart farming, young romance". The Korea Times. 31 March 2019.
- Yoo Ji-hye (9 June 2017). '발칙한' 천하의 김희철도 당황시킨 '6비글' 여자친구 [종합]. OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-06-10.
- Park Pan-seok (13 June 2017). '정글', 이수근+하니·예린 합류.."최종 목적지 인도네시아 아냐"[종합]. OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-06-13.
- "[공식]이태환, '도시경찰' 막내 경찰 낙점…장혁X조재윤과 시민 안전 책임진다". Sports Chosun (in Korean). 21 December 2018.
- "Will Lee Tae-hwan become the next Kim Woo-bin or Lee Jong-suk?". Hancinema. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 2015-02-21.
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