Lee Donghae (born October 15, 1986), more commonly credited as Donghae, is a singer, dancer, occasional actor, and a member of Korean boy band Super Junior. He is seen as one of the four lead dancers of Super Junior. Lee Donghae was born in Mokpo, Jeollanam-do, South Korea, the youngest of two sons. Under the support of his father, who had a wish to become a singer, Donghae successful signed a contract with SM Entertainment soon after he won first place on the 3rd SM Youth Best Selection Best Outward Appearance in 2001. He was then recruited into a five-member boy band, O-Kay, along with future bandmate Leeteuk by his talent agency before this idea was dropped.