Kim Myung-soo (born March 13, 1992), known professionally as L, is a South Korean singer and actor. He debuted as a vocalist of boy band Infinite in 2010 and its sub-group Infinite F in 2014. He left Woollim Entertainment in August 2019 but will continue to be a member of the group.
== Biography ==
Kim Myungsoo was born on March 13, 1992, in Seoul, South Korea. He has a brother who is two years younger than him.
Kim attended Duk-soo High School and graduated from Daekyung University on February 15, 2013, majoring in practical music.
== Career ==
=== 2010–2016: Infinite F and acting activities ===
In June 2010, L officially made his debut as vocalist and visual of boy group Infinite. In 2011, he made his acting debut in Japanese drama Jiu Keishicho Tokushuhan Sousagakari, which aired on TV Asahi in July. In 2012, he was cast in tvN's romance comedy series Flower Band, as a guitarist of a rock group. He was also cast in MBC's sitcom What's The Deal, Mom?On May 15, 2013, L released a photo essay book titled L's Bravo Viewtiful, showing photos taken by him on a 93-day journey. The book was a best-seller, and reached No. 1 in pre-orders on online bookstores such as YES24 and Kyobo. In August 2013, he had a cameo in SBS's Master's Sun, playing the younger version of So Ji-sub's character.In 2014, he was cast in supporting roles in MBC's Cunning Single Lady and SBS's My Lovely Girl.With bandmates Sungyeol and Sungjong he comprised the subgroup Infinite F, which released a single album, Koi No Sign, in Japan on November 19, 2014, and a Korean album, Love Sign, in December 2014.In 2015, he was cast in his first film Mister Shark, about a boy who befriends a shark.In 2016, L was cast in the Korean-Chinese web drama My Catman. He also starred in the drama special The Day After We Broke Up, which was his first lead role.
=== 2017–present: Rising popularity ===
In 2017, L starred in MBC's historical drama The Emperor: Owner of the Mask. His portrayal of a commoner who stands in for the king earned viewers' approval, and he was named Actor of the Month in June by MBC Dramanet.In 2018, L starred in the legal drama Ms. Hammurabi portraying a judge. His performance in the series was well-received, earning him increased recognition.In 2019, L starred in the fantasy romance drama Angel's Last Mission: Love.
In August 2019, L left Woollim Entertainment.In 2020, L is set to star in the fantasy romance drama Meow, the Secret Boy as a cat who turns into a human male.
== Discography ==
=== Singles ===
=== Songwriting and producing credits ===
== Filmography ==
=== Television series ===
== Publication ==
=== Photobook ===
== Awards and nominations ==
== References ==
== External links ==
L on Instagram
L on IMDb