Kim Mi-soo, a Korean actor who had a supporting role in the recent series “Snowdrop,” has died. She was 29.
“Kim suddenly left us on Jan. 5,” her agency Landscape said in a statement on Wednesday. “The bereaved are deep in their sorrow at the sudden sadness. Please refrain from reporting false rumors or speculation so that the family can mourn in peace.” The agency statement was translated by Joongang Daily and gave no cause of death.
In “Snowdrop,” Kim (also written Kim Misu) plays a student activist who shares a women’s dormitory with protagonist Young-ro, portrayed by Jisoo of K-pop group Blackpink.
‘As per her family’s wishes, the funeral will be held quietly in private.
‘Please wish for Kim Mi Soo to rest in peace, and once again, we offer our deepest condolences to the deceased.’
Her cause of death has not yet been reported. Kim’s funeral will be held at Taeneung Sungsim Funeral Home.
Kim was known for her work in Lipstick Revolution and Kyungmi’s World. She also appeared in the drama Hi Bye, Mama!.
She also had a successful career as a model.
The actress is best known for her role in Snowdrop which is set in 1987 and follows a love story between two university students.
Prior to her death, seven out of 16 episodes had been broadcasted, and the filming had concluded as Snowdrop was a pre-produced series.
Kim had also begun filming Disney+’s drama Kiss Six Sense and started filming.
It was reported the drama canceled the scheduled filming for the day following the news of her death.