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Actress Kim Ja-ok dies of lung cancer

By Kim Min-jin

  • Published : Nov 16, 2014 - 11:53
  • Updated : Nov 16, 2014 - 11:53

Actress Kim Ja-ok (OSEN)
Senior actress Kim Ja-ok died early Sunday from lung cancer, aged 63.

The actress had suffered colon cancer since 2008, and the disease recently spread to her lungs and lymphatic glands.

“Kim’s memorial will be held at Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital’s Funeral Service in Gangnam, Seoul until Wednesday,” an official of the hospital was quoted as saying.

Actress Kim Ja-ok (OSEN)
Having debuted as an actress in 1970, Kim expanded her career to sitcoms and music.

She recently appeared in SBS drama “Thrice Married Woman” and tvN entertainment program “Sisters over Flowers,” which ended in January.

By Kim Min-jin (minjin103@heraldcorp.com)