Kim Mi-soo, Korean actress of the television series “Snowdrop,” unexpectedly passed away at the age of 29 on Wednesday.
“Kim Mi Soo suddenly passed away on January 5,” Kim’s agency, Landscape Entertainment, said in a statement translated by Soompi. “The bereaved family is currently very heartbroken by the sudden mournful news.”
“We sincerely ask you to refrain from making up rumors or speculative reports so that the bereaved family, who are in shock and grief-stricken, can reverently commemorate the deceased,” the agency added. “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.”
The actress recently played a supporting role in the controversial K-drama series “Snowdrop,” starring Blackpink’s Jisoo and Jung Hae-in. She portrayed a student activist and the roommate of Young-ro (Jisoo). “Snowdrop,” which was produced by JTBC Studios and Drama House, is available to stream on Disney Plus and on Korea’s JTBC Studios’ network.
Kim also starred in other K-dramas, including Netflix’s “Hellbound” and “The School Nurse Files,” JTBC’s “Human Luwak,” tvN’s “Hi Bye, Mama!” and KBS’ “Into the Ring.” She was also featured in two 2019 films: “Memories” and “Kyungmi’s World.”
According to the South China Morning Post, Kim’s cause of death has not been disclosed. Her funeral will be held at Taeneung Sungsim Funeral Service in the Nowon District of Seoul, South Korea.