Choi Jin-sil

South Korean Actress
Born Dec 24, 1968

Choi Jin-sil was a South Korean actress. She was considered one of the best actresses in South Korea, nicknamed "The Nation's Actress". Since her debut two decades ago, she played a leading role in 18 movies, 20 television dramas and 140 commercials. She committed suicide by hanging on October 2, 2008, at her home in Seoul.… Read More

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1968 Birth Choi was born as the first child to her parents Choi Guk-Hyeon and Jeong Ok-Suk on 24 December 1968 in Seoul. … Read More


1987 18 Years Old In 1987, Choi graduated from Seonil Girls' High School. … Read More
1988 19 Years Old In 1988, she became a TV actress starring in the MBC historical drama, 500 Years of Joseon. … Read More


1994 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1994, her former manager Bae Byeong-Su, who was an influential figure in the entertainment field, was murdered by her road manager. … Read More


2000 31 Years Old In 2000, her marriage to Cho Sung-Min received widespread attention in South Korea. … Read More
…  Choi privately had the consideration period in connection with divorce for about two years from 2002 to 2004. … Read More
She largely stayed out of the limelight, raising her two children after her high-profile divorce in 2004. … Read More
…  On 22 September 2008, Choi sought a police probe into the source of the rumours, calling them groundless. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old …  But it's also clear that public life as a single, working, divorced mom—still a pariah status in South Korea—was one role she had a lot of trouble with," Time commented on her death on October 6, 2008. … Read More
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