Don Lee is a Korean–American actor who was born on March 1, 1971 and is known as Ma Dong-seok. Ma has become one of the most successful actors in South Korea, thanks to his breakthrough performance in Train to Busan.
Ma rose to fame for his supporting roles in the films The Neighbor, Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time, and The Unjust. He then played leading roles in Norigae, Murderer, and One on One. His subsequent leading roles have been in films Derailed, The Bros and The Outlaws. Ma is known for his roles in the hit OCN TV series Bad Guys and Squad 38. In 2019, he joined the cast of the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Eternals. However, later, Ma received criticism for always playing the same roles. He is currently starring in the Marvel movie Eternal.
Ma was dating a sports reporter and media personality who was 17 years his junior at the time.
March 1, 1971 was when Ma was born. He is a citizen of the United States.
Movies & TV shows
The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil
After narrowly escaping a violent attack by a serial killer, the crime boss found himself forming an unlikely partnership with a local detective to catch the murderer.
The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos
Chief of the ‘Special Crime Unit’, OH Gu-tak, looks for the former gangster, PARK Woong-chul, whom he had worked with before, and recruits a con artist, KWAK No-soon, and a convicted cop, KO Yoo-sung ...
Long Live the King
By an encounter with a wiry female lawyer So-hyun at the redevelopment protest site, a cold mobster JANG Se-chool decides to be ‘a good person’ as she advised. One day accidentally he saves people fro...
His mother wants him to go to college, but he leaves home. He got a job as a delivery man for a Chinese restaurant in the unfamiliar neighborhood. He mingles with people new to him, such as a chef and...
The mythical and majestic Baekdu Mountain has been Stagnant since 1903 at an elevation of 9000'.
A Korean American arm wrestler goes to South Korea for a competition and finds his sister that he didn't know about.
Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days
Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days follows the journey of 3 Afterlife Guardians and Su-hong as they journey through their 49th trial in order to gain their reincarnations and how the Guardians slow...
A happily married couple are Ji-Soo and Dong-Chul. One day, Dong-Chul comes home to find his house in disarray and his wife is missing.
A gym teacher and his female student are looking for a missing friend. As they investigate, they discover that her disappearance is part of a larger conspiracy.
A patrol officer gets into an accident and his soul gets separated from his body. Desperate to solve the case and return to his beloved girlfriend, but is at his wits’ end as a wandering spirit. Unexp...
Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds
The firefighter died unexpectedly and was taken to the afterlife by 3 people. When he passes 7 trials over 49 days, he will be able to reincarnate and his 3 afterlife guardians will be by his side to ...
For the first time in Korean history, the mayor of Seoul is running for a third term in office, and his entire campaign team is ready to pounce.
In Chinatown, law and order is turned upside down when a trio of feral Chinese gangsters arrive, start terrorizing civilians, and usurping territory. The beleaguered local gangsters team up with the p...
Two self-interested brothers meet a strange woman who has a huge secret about their family, while they are in their hometown for their father's funeral.
4 Movies · 1 TV show
Four teenagers running away from home get more than they bargained for when they lure a man to a motel to rob him.
Train to Busan
A state of emergency is declared in Korea when a mysterious viral outbreak occurs. The city of Busan has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, so those on the express train have to fight for the...
A reporter is investigating to uncover an unfortunate case that happened on a remote island, based on a true story.
As a reference to Article 38 which pertains to tax payments, this special police unit utilizes the criminals' own tactics of scams and deceit to catch rich tax cheats.
GO Ju-yeon is a self-centered diva who always gets what she wants: fame, money, and even good-looking young boyfriends. But now that she’s in her 40s and going downhill in her acting career, she wonde...
3 Movies · 1 TV show
One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time, that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Or...
A man invites a young couple to vacation on a remote island to help reignite their faltering relationship. He initially seems to be a good host but the couple starts to suspect that his true intentio...
A veteran policeman tries to figure out a way to bring to justice a spoiled young executive, heir to a mega corporation, who believes he is above the law, when an old collaborating partner gets severe...
The Chronicles of Evil
A detective accidentally kills a man and disposes of the body to protect his career. The next day he sees that someone has hanged the corpse from a crane for all to see. He takes charge of the murder ...
3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Royal Tailor
The depiction depicts the love lives, jealousies and desires of those that work within the Sanguiwon during the Joseon Dynasty period. The attire worn by royalty is the responsibility of the Sanguiwon...
Kundo: Age of the Rampant
A butcher is part of a group of outlaws who are looking for revenge on a powerful man who killed his family.
One on One
On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
To combat rising violent crimes, the Police Chief asks Detective Oh Goo Tak to form a team consisting of criminals. He is currently suspended from the police force for using excessive force. He then g...
12 Movies · 1 TV show
An actor named Young dreams of becoming a big movie star. He becomes a star overnight when he makes a breakthrough with a movie. He discovers a new hidden world of fame, power, and pleasure, but inevi...
An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
A South Korean reality show called "I Live Alone" follows a group of single celebrities who form a club called "Rainbow" and live alone.
A 15-year-old circus ringmaster Wei-wei is left all alone with gorilla Ling-ling after grandfather passes away. Thanks to her grandfather's love for baseball, Ling-ling was trained to play baseball an...
Rockin' on Heaven's Door
Troubled celebrity Choong-Ui gets into trouble with the law. Choong-Ui is forced to do volunteer work at a health-care facility that is about to be closed down. While working at the hospice, Choong-Ui...
The Secret Scandal
An actress is no longer with us. A female prosecutor is looking for justice after the reporter investigated the case. The reporter and the female prosecutor are going to fight against a power group in...
A former dental technician, currently working as an insurance saleswoman, Yoon young nam manages to live with her 10-year-old daughter. One day, she finds out that her missing daughter has been raped ...
A serial killer tries to live peacefully with his son in a countryside village. But a girl who knows he's a killer moves in. He decides he must kill her to protect his new life.
Based on an original web-toon, a woman gives up her organs for guarantee and takes revenge on a serial killer who killed her family. Eun-ah lost her family in front of her eyes, and now she wants reve...
Some may dream of, some may be afraid of, some may look forward to, and some may want to avoid THE NIGHT BEFORE MARRIAGE! 4 different couples disclose 4 different stories all about marriage.
Fasten Your Seatbelt
Hallyu star Ma Joon-Gyu boards an airplane that will take him from Tokyo to Seoul, but the plane is swept up into a typhoon and faces danger.
A case of the flu quickly develops into a large-scale outbreak. Extreme measures will be taken to contain the living panic as the death toll mounts.
Ap-lok river flows between North Korea and China. A point along the river runs about 48 meters. There, North Koreans risk their lives by trying to cross the river. Real stories of those people who att...
6 Movies · 1 TV show
A corrupt customs officer is in danger of losing his job. His life is turned around when he meets a ganster who has a connection with the Yakuza. Hyeong-bae helps Ik-hyeon set up a business with the m...
The next mayor of Seoul candidate's wife becomes a dance singer in this movie as Hwang Jeong-min takes on the role of poor lawyer turned politician and Uhm Jung-hwa as the wife who makes an attempt at...
In 'A Brave New World', a virus brings the city to ruins and zombies flood the streets of Seoul. In 'The Heavenly Creature', a robot reaches enlightenment while working at a temple, but its creators d...
Shut Up: Flower Boy Band
Byung Hee is the crazy, free-spirited leader and vocalist of the popular underground rock group, Eye Candy. Joining him is mood-maker Ji Hyuk, chic Hyun Soo, playboy Ha Jin, silent Do Il and baby-face...
Never Ending Story
A man and a woman who is only given so much time to live fall in love and resolves heart aching love into a bright and cheerful one.
Dr. Mi-Soo misdiagnoses a patient after she meets the woman's husband, whom she assumes to be abusive. With his wife in grave condition, the man sues the hospital. Kang-Il is a widowed firefighter who...
A serial killer murders a girl from his neighborhood. The residents begin to suspect him one by one, as he tries to cover his tracks and plans another kill before escape.
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Gi-soo, Myeong-sik and Ah-rom were members of the notorious motorcycle gang. They rode their motorcycles recklessly on the streets. Gi-soo works as a motorcycle delivery man, Myeong-sik works as a mot...
Me too, Flower!
A tough female police officer who suffers from depression falls in love with a young multimillionaire whom she initially believed was a parking attendant. Instead of counting her lucky stars, she is t...
The Lotte Giants' Choi Dong-won and the Haitai Tigers' Seon Dong-ryeol are rival pitchers in 1980s baseball. The film reenacts the legendary match of May 16, 1987, which baseball fans today still reca...
After losing his family when he was young, Nam-soon feels no pain. He cannot feel physical pain and is emotionally barren until he meets Dong-hyeon, who calls herself a vampire because she suffers fro...
3 Movies · 1 TV show
An honest cop has to compromise with his principles when he is told to find a scapegoat for a high-profile serial killer case in exchange for a big promotion.
Try to Remember
A man and a woman, despite hardly met before, they have been suffering the same dream and the same deja vu. A magnetic force leads them to Andong, the historic elegant city, and they find the anonymou...
Dr. Champ is a 2010 South Korean television series about a doctor caught in a love triangle between a judo athlete and a crippled doctor who was once a speed-skating star.
Popular TV anchorwoman & late night radio host Sun-Young prepares to work her final radio program. After this program she will prepare to take her ill daughter to America the following morning. Du...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Five men from the Korea national ski jumping team are going for gold.
A fabled painting from royal palace was discovered after 400 years. Once properly restored, it could fetch at least $40 million in the international auction market. Bae is the owner of the gallery whi...
Swallow the Sun
Jung-woo was abandoned by his birth parents when he was a baby and became friends with Soo-hyun, who became his sweetheart. After rescuing Chairman Jang, he is adopted by him and becomes a bodyguard t...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Good, The Bad, The Weird
The stories of three Korean outlaws in 1930s Manchuria and their dealings with the Japanese army and Chinese and Russian bandits. A bounty hunter, a hitman, and a thief are fighting the army and bandi...
Go Ni suffers an incredible loss when his mother and stepfather die because of Young Min. He later ends up in jail where he meets people who will change his life forever. Go Ni learns from a top tazza...
Two friends are involved in the male escort business. One starts an honest relationship with one of his clients. The other cheats on his girlfriend and has his many scams catch up to him.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Worst Man of My Life
Ju-eyon and Seong-tae have been best friends ever since they first met each other 10 years ago. But in one night their 10 year friendship comes crashing to the ground after they sleep together. The co...
H.I.T, also known as Homicide Investigation Team, was a South Korean television series that starred Go Hyun-jung, Ha Jung-woo, Kim Jung-min, and Yoon Ji-min. It aired on MBC from March 19 to May 22, 2...
Dance with the Wind
Park Pung-Shik is an alleged gigolo who preys on rich housewives, and Officer Song Yeon-hwa was briefed about him in the hospital parking lot. His latest victim is the police chief's wife, who refused...
Dae-guk (Ma Dong Seok), a nosy man from Apgujeong, and Ji Woo (Jung Kyung Ho), a cold but skillful plastic surgeon, open a plastic surgery business in Gangnam. Dae-guk is an unemployed man who likes t...
The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil
Planned English language remake of the original South Korean film.
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