Actress Kang Su-yeon, who brightened the Korean film industry by introducing Korean films to the international stage for the first time, passed away today (7th) two days after she collapsed from a brain hemorrhage.

The sad news that he suddenly became a star in the sky led to mourning in the film industry.

Shin Jeong-eun is a reporter.


Actor Kang Su-yeon, who collapsed at his home on the 5th and was receiving hospital treatment, died at around 3 pm without regaining consciousness.

At the age of 55, Mr. Kang is a leading actor and 'original world star' who has stood tall in the Korean film industry since the 1980s.

He debuted as his child actor at the age of four, and has worked in movies and TV shows.

In 1987, she starred in Im Kwon-taek's film 'The Seed' and became the first Korean actor to win the Best Actress Award at the Venice International Film Festival, one of the world's top three film festivals.

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Two years later, she won the Best Actress Award at the Moscow Film Festival for her film 'Azeaze Baraze'.

Only 40 films in which she appeared.

In 2001, she played the role of Jeong Nan-jeong, the main character of her in the SBS drama <Woman Chun-ha>, and won viewers' love.

Kang was also a cultural administrator who focused his efforts on promoting Korean films to the world.

[The late Kang Su-yeon/Actress (4th Pusan ​​International Film Festival, 1999): For me, it's a natural thing to do.

I will try to inform foreign guests and foreign film industry more about Korean movies.]

Netflix's new movie 'Jungi', which returned after 9 years after the short Juri, became Kang's last work.

Condolences continued in the cultural world who lost the big star.

[Kim Dong-ho / late Kang Su-yeon Actor Funeral Chairman: Quite strong, but also quite strong tolerant (was an actor), it was cited in the movie, but he left such words as 'We don't have money' …


The funeral will be held with a film seal for 5 days.

Former Busan International Film Festival Chairman Kim Dong-ho, director Im Kwon-taek, and actors Kim Ji-mi and Park Joong-hoon will serve as advisors to the funeral committee.

The mortuary will be set up at Samsung Seoul Hospital and will be accepting mourners from tomorrow morning.

(Video coverage: Hyung Yoon, video editing: Junhee Kim, screen source: