Actor Kim Min Seung has passed away.

Kim Min Seung suddenly passed away on May 20 and his funeral processions were held on May 22 at a hospital in Suwon with his family, relatives, and friends in attendance.

Born in the year 1971, he was 48 years old (by Korean reckoning) at the time of his death.

Kim Min Seung debuted in 1994 as a model and won the GV2 and Basic Model Award. At the Adieu Fashion Festival in 1995, he won the Rookie Award alongside Lee Seo Jin.

He later turned to acting and played major and minor roles in many films such as “Before Summer Goes Away” (literal title), “Top Star” (literal title), dramas including “Mask,” as well as many plays.

The actor was most known for his role in the film “Battlefield Heroes” where he appeared as a general who assisted Ryu Seung Ryong. He also received praise for his portrayal of a gangster boss in his latest film “Mission: Steal the Top Star.”

He lies in the Forest of Tranquility Cemetery located in Yongin.

We offer our sincere condolences to Kim Min Seung’s family and friends. May he rest in peace.

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