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Interview with Lee Byung-hun

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Posted November 17, 2012

Paul Quinn interviews actor Lee Byung-hun  (The Good, The Bad, The Weird; I Saw The Devil) for Hangul Cellulloid. “Every actor, especially the beginners, if they’re asked ‘Do you eventually want to be a star or a real actor?’ will answer that they want to be a real actor and not a star, 100%. However, being a star is incredibly important too, I think. I mean, they don’t specifically set out to be a star, though they could just be a star if they wished, but every actor does have to go through that process to a degree in their career and in their striving to be true to their craft and successful in the long term.”

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