August will see another one of our favorite actors temporarily leaving the limelight. As confirmed by his agency, "sometime in August" actor Lee Min Ki will go off for his mandatory service. While he will be working as a civil servant instead of enlisting in the military, he will still be barred from participating in films, dramas, or other celebrity work until his time is over. Until then, here are 8 times we appreciated Lee Min Ki's talent!

1. Pretty much every scene in Shut Up Flower Boy Band... particularly this one:


2. When he was blonde for his Cosmopolitan photo shoot:


3. The million times he has looked perfect in a suit:


4. When he smiled for real....


5. When he was totally into his noona romance in Dalja's Spring:


6. When he proved he can pull off cute even with his bad boy image:


See Kwon Sang Woo and Choi Ji Woo reunited on the screen in the scandalous melodrama Temptation

7. When he didn't utter a single word in this music video, and he still made us cry our eyes out:


8. When his character from his new film For The Emperor looked pensive:


Don't forget to check out Lee Min Ki in Very Ordinary Couple, which comes out this Saturday, exclusively on DramaFever!

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What do you think of Lee Min Ki? Will you miss him while he completes his mandatory service? Any moments that I missed? Let me know in the comments below or send me a tweet @Hallyu_Tanya!