Song Yoo-jung Dead at 26: How the K-drama Star Gained Popularity in Her Short Career
Song Yoo-jung Dead at 26: How the K-drama Star Gained Popularity in Her Short Career

K-drama fans around the world are saddened by South Korean actress Song Yoo-sudden jung’s death. News broke on January 25 that, on January 23, the 26-year-old actress had died. That news was confirmed by her agency, Sublime Artist.

With the 2013 sitcom, Golden Rainbow, Song Yoo-jung made her acting debut. Unlike Kim Yoo-jung and Jung Il-woo, she played one of the teenage leads, delivering some really emotional scenes during the drama. In another series, Make a Wish, she gained audience attention for her performance (2014).

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In her short career, with her K-drama roles and music video appearances, Song Yoo-jung managed to gain popularity. Her last TV appearance was in 2017, airing the same year at KBS School. With this instalment starring Kim Se-jeong and Kim Jung-hyun, the drama was part of the well-loved school franchise.

A popular web series in 2019, Dear My Name, featured a song. She was playing with a high school student looking for her soulmate. The drama is based on the assumption that (almost) everyone has on their body a “tattoo” of the name of their soul mate, which sparkles when you meet the person in question.

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Most recently, Song appeared in 2020 as the female lead in the music video for Nive’s How Do I. In her career, she appeared in a bunch of commercials as well.