David Lee McInnis (born December 12, 1973) is an American actor based in Munich and New York. He has worked in Korea since 2007.
David Lee McInnis, the only child of an American father of German and Irish descent and a Korean mother who is a native of Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province, Thomas and Diana McInnis (née Lee Suk-hyang; 이숙향). Thomas served in the US Army in Korea, and David was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin and grew up in Antigo, Wisconsin and Honolulu, Hawaii. He is of German, Irish and Korean heritage.
McInnis debuted as an actor in the 1999 American indie crime thriller The Cut Runs Deep, which was an underground hit in South Korea, where McInnis moved to soon after quitting school and achieved noticeable success in the Asian film industry. He was the face of SK Telecom's UTO division from 2001 to 2003 while in Korea, and his early Asian film credits include a supporting cast role in A Moment to Remember.
After a period of introspection, McInnis returned to the limelight with a leading role in Typhoon, a big-budget South Korean action film released in 2005. McInnis went on to star in critically acclaimed American-Korean romance film Never Forever, then took on a supporting role in Epitaph, and guest starred in MBC's television series Air City.
He set up a spice business, McInnis MasterBlend, in 2006 with his father.
In April 21, 2016, McInnis appeared on SM STATION's Music video with Lee Joo Young entitled "Pain Poem". It was sung by Kim Bum Soo and produced by KENZIE. He also acted in famous Kdrama Descendants of the sun(2016) as David Agus.
In March 2018, McInnis signed with new management agency Saram Entertainment.
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