South Korean actress Kim Mi-soo, most recently seen in the 1980s period K-drama Snowdrop, has died at the age of 29. South Korea’s News reported that Kim was in the midst of filming another Disney+ series, Kiss Six Sense, when she died.

According  to report, Landscape Entertainment, said “Kim suddenly left us on Jan 5 Please refrain from reporting false rumours or speculation so that the family can mourn in peace,”.The cause of her death was not revealed.

“As per her family’s wishes, the funeral will be held quietly in private,” it further said.Kim, who made her acting debut in 2018, had appeared in a number of K-dramas namely “Hi Bye Mama,” “Into The Ring,” “The School Nurse Files,” “Yumi’s Cells” and “Hellbound.”

In Snowdrop, Kim played a fellow student of protagonist Young ro, who is portrayed by Jisoo from K-pop girl group Blackpink.The drama series, available on Disney+, is set against the backdrop of South Korea’s 1987 Democracy Movement. 

After the first two episodes aired in December, some claimed that it caused “damage to the pro-democracy movement’s historical value” in a petition to cancel the show, which garnered 200,000 signatures in one day.

It was criticised for historical inaccuracies as early as April last year , even before it began airing.Kim’s other credits include small appearances in films like occult thriller The Cursed: Dead Man’s Prey and television series Yumi’s Cells.


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