‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo’ Korean actor passed away at 36


Korean Actor Moon Ji Yoon passed away Wednesday due to acute septicemia, also known as blood poisoning.

According to his agency Family ENT, the 36-year-old actor died around eight in the evening of March 18 (KST).

“He recently went to the hospital because he had a severe sore throat, but his condition became much worse and he was moved to the intensive care unit. He lost consciousness after that and he was not able to recover,” a source person from Family ENT said.

They also added, “He was a healthy person. I hope that there won’t be speculation.”


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Moon’s first drama debut was in the 2002 series “Romance.” He then appeared in several more dramas, including “Hyunjung, I Love You,” “Sassy Girl Chunhyang,” “Iljimae,” “Big,” “May Queen,” “Cheese in the Trap,” and “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo,” as well as films including “Mr. Wacky,” “Cheese in the Trap,” “Whatcha Wearin’?” and more.



—(Source: Soompi)

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