Kim Young-ae, South Korean actress, Died at 65


Kim Young-ae was born on April 21, 1951, and died on April 9, 2017.

She was a South Korean actress.

She started her acting career when she joined MBC’s 3rd Open Recruitment in 1971.

Kim had made her acting debut in the TV police procedural Chief Inspector and subsequently built a prolific career in film and television.

When she made her film debut in 1973’s Long Live the Island Frogs, Kim became most active on the big screen in the 1970s and early 1980s, appearing in films such as Wang Sib Ri, My Hometown (also known as Wangsimni or A Bygone Romance, 1976), Suddenly at Midnight (1981), and Diary of King Yeonsan (1987).

Then she transitioned to more television work.

Her most famous television dramas are Queen Min (1973), Ilchul (or Sunrise, 1989), Magpie-in-law (1991), The Brothers’ River (1996), Waves (1999), Go, Mom, Go! (2003), Hwang Jini (2006), Royal Family (2011), and Moon Embracing the Sun (2012).

During 2009, Kim received many praise for her portrayal of a terminally ill yet headstrong mother who has a love-hate relationship with her daughter in the dramedy film Aeja (internationally known as Goodbye Mom.

In addition to her roles was also Busan a restaurant owner whose son is arrested and tortured during the 1980s in The Attorney (2013).

Later, he won Best Supporting Actress at the Grand Bell Awards and the Blue Dragon Film Awards for her performances.

Kim Young-ae passed away at 65 years old.