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Netflix star Kim Mi-soo dead at the age of 29

Her agency confirmed the news

Korean drama actress Kim Mi-soo has died at the age of 29. The actor - who also had a supporting role in the recent Disney+ series Snowdrop alongside Blackpink's Jisoo - died on 5 January.

"Kim suddenly left us on 5 January," her agency Landscape said in a statement on Wednesday. Variety translated it from Korean where it read: "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."

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The agency statement gave no cause of death.

On Snowdrop, she played a student activist in 1987 who shares a women’s dormitory with protagonist Young-ro, played by Jisoo. Kim (also known as Kim Misu) had also starred in Hellbound on the streaming service Netflix.

Korean media reported her age as 30 and 31 due to different methods of calculation.

She was born in March 1992.

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Kim in Snowdrop

"You'll be missed  May your soul rest in peace, Kim Mi Soo," shared one heartbroken fan on social media.

"Aside from Snowdrop, Kim Mi Soo also stars in Hi Bye Mama, Memorials, The School Nurse Files, Yumi's Cell, and Hellbound. Rest In Peace.  YOU WILL BE MISSED!" added another.

"She's one of my fave characters from Snowdrop," tweeted a fan who shared: "You will always have a special place in our hearts."

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