On Wednesday, the actress Kim Mi-soo passed away. She had just turned 29 years old.
She died “suddenly,” according to the statement from Mi-management soo’s company, Landscape Entertainment. The cause of death has not been given. ‘
“Kim suddenly left us on Jan. 5,” her agency said in a statement, according to Variety. “The bereaved are deep in their sorrow at the sudden sadness. Please refrain from reporting false rumors or speculation so that the family can mourn in peace.”
Mi-soo had a supporting role in Snowdrop, a South Korean television series, just before her death. A student activist named Yeo Jung-min was played by BLACKPINK’s Jisoo and actor Jung Hae-in in the romantic drama.
JTBC Studios and Drama House produced the show, which airs on JTBC in Korea. A Disney+ original series announcement was made in October as well.
Besides Snowdrop, Variety reports that Mi-soo has also appeared on the TV shows Into the Ring and Hi Bye, Mama! as well as the upcoming films Kyungmi’s World and Memories (2019).
Fans of Mi-soo shared their grief on social media following the tragic news.
“The Korean world lost a rising giant in acting and modeling. She was known for the #DisneyPlus series Snowdrop and was 75 days from turning 30,” a third user shared, adding that fans “did NOT see this coming.”
Another fan declared their “deepest condolences” to Mi-soo’s family.
While noting how the star’s death “has shocked us,” one individual chose to instead “celebrate her life [and] fill the void with her pride, happiness and memories.”
“Hopefully, she is in a better place,” the user added. “Rest In Peace Angel.”