Korean drama ‘Snowdrop’ actress Kim Mi-soo passes away

Korean actress Kim Mi-soo, who is in the Korean drama “Snowdrop,” passed away on Jan. 5. She was 29. 

In “Snowdrop,” Kim Mi-soo plays the role of student activist Yeo Jeong-Min and is one of the roommates of BLACKPINK’s Jisoo in the drama. The filming was finished last year. 

Korean actress Kim Mi-soo (left) and as Yeo Jeong-Min (right) in "Snowdrop" (Instagram, JTBC)

Her agency, Landscape Entertainment, made the announcement about her death. 

“We have come to deliver a very heartbreaking news. Actress Kim Mi-soo suddenly left us on Jan. 5,” it said. 

“The bereaved family is currently very heartbroken due to the sudden tragedy. We earnestly ask you to refrain from reporting rumors or speculation so that the bereaved family, who is in shock and sorrow, can reverently pay tribute to the deceased,” the agency said. 

It added, “The funeral will be held privately according to the wishes of the bereaved family.” The wake is at the Taeneung Sungsim Funeral Hall in Seoul. 

Born on March 16, 1992, Kim Mi-soo debuted in the movie “Lipstick Revolution” in 2018. 

Her drama credits include “Hellbound,” “Yumi's Cells,” “The School Nurse Files,” “Memorials” and “Hi Bye Mama.”