Here’s How 2 Korean Actors Were Both Hospitalized For Months After A Horrific Car Accident…Yet Both Found Major Success Afterwards

They went on to become household names in acting.

Actors Jung Il Woo and Lee Min Ho are childhood friends and have maintained that friendship even after they both became successful actors.

Jung Il Woo reveals on Happy Together details about a car accident that happened to the two in 2006. The two were going on a vacation trip with some friends, but another car crossed the centerline and hit their car.

The accident was a bad one and left the two hospitalized for many months.

Jung Il Woo even reveals all the treatment he had to do and the amount of damage that was done to his body.

Before the accident, Jung Il Woo auditioned for the sitcom Unstoppable High Kick. He thought that his chances of being on the sitcom were over because of the accident. However, a miracle occurred, and the shooting got delayed.

Jung Il Woo initially lied to the director about the severity of the car accident so he could be cast in the sitcom. He got many scoldings from the director, which led to a lot of crying from Jung Il Woo.

Jung Il Woo went on to become an actor for Unstoppable High Kick, which is one of the most popular sitcoms ever in Korea, and Jung Il Woo’s character was one of the most popular at the time.

Lee Min Ho also found great success after leaving the hospital. Lee Min Ho was cast in the drama Boys Over Flowers, and he soon became a household name in the Korean acting industry.

Here is the full video below!