Actress Kang Soo-yeon passed away on Saturday (7/5). He died at the age of 55 years.
Reported from Herald PopSaturday (7/5), Kang Soo-yeon died surrounded by his family at Gangnam Severance Hospital in Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
Prior to his death, Kang Soo-yeon had a heart attack at his home in Apgujeong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, at around 5:48 p.m. South Korean time.
Soo-yeon is then taken to a nearby hospital as she is still unconscious after receiving CPR from a family member.
Upon arrival at the hospital, he was diagnosed with intracerebral hemorrhage and transferred to the intensive care unit. However, while being treated, Seo-yeon was still unconscious until she died.
Kang Soo-yeon is a Korean actress who has starred in a number of dramas and films. This 1966-born actress started her career as a child actress in 1969. Over time, Soo-yeon starred in many films, such as 3 Stars (1977), Hanji (2011), and Jury (2012).
Her name is increasingly recognized for her roles in the films The Surrogate Woman (1987) and Come Come Come Upward (1989). Soo-yeon also received a number of awards from both films.
This year, Kang Soo-yeon is scheduled to return to the big screen with a new film called JUNG_E which airs on Netflix. He has even finished shooting the film directed by Yeon Sang-ho.
However, he died before the film was released, and JUNG_E became his posthumous work.
Furthermore, a funeral service in memory of Kang Soo-yeon has been set up in the funeral hall of the Samsung Medical Center. The body will be buried on Wednesday (11/5).
The ceremony will be attended by colleagues Kang Soo-yeon in the film world, such as Kim Dong-ho, Kim Ji-mi, Park Jung-ja, Park Joong-hoon, Son Sook, Shin Young-kyun, Ahn Sung-ki, Lee Woo-suk, Lim Kwon-taek, Jung Ji -young, Jung Jin-woo, to Hwang Ki-sung.