Posted : 2010-05-23 17:58
Updated : 2010-05-23 17:58

Actor Lee marries English interpreter

By Chung Ah-young
Staff reporter

Actor Lee Beom-soo, 41, tied the knot with Lee Yun-jin, an English interpreter at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Seoul in Gwangjang-dong, eastern Seoul, Saturday.

Lee's wife, 14 years younger than him, is an English interpreter for international conferences and an English columnist having worked as an announcer on MBC in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province and OBS based in Gyeonggi Province.

The couple first met when she taught him English in 2008. She also taught singer Rain for four months.

Top star Lee Byung-hun hosted the wedding ceremony and singers Hwanhee, Whisung and SG Wannbe sang at the wedding.

The actor made his debut in the 1990 film "Yes, Let's Look Up at the Sky Now and Again" and rose to stardom with the 2003 film "Singles."

He has starred in numerous films such as "Wet Dreams" (2002), ``Oh Brothers'' (2003) and "Mr. Gam's Victory" (2004).

The actor recently garnered popularity in hit television dramas "Surgeon Bong Dal-hee" (2007) as a charismatic surgeon and "On Air" (2008) as a manager of a top star and is currently appearing in SBS drama "Giant."

The actor previously married in 2003 but got divorced four months later.
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