The dearly loved satoori-speaking grandmother actress, Kim Ji Young has passed away due to a lung cancer.
She began her acting career in 1960 with the film ‘Heirs’.
On a statement given by her daughter last February 19, the actress did not tell anyone that she has been fighting lung cancer for two years and just continued to act.
“However, she fell into an acute pneumonia on February 17 and unfortunately passed away this morning.” -Kim Ji Young’s daughter
Kim Ji Young was 79 at the time of her death. She will definitely be missed by everyone who came to know such a beautiful and tremendously kind person.
Shin Min-ji, Seoul