Here are 3 famous actresses from South Korea died before 40:
Jang Jin-young (June 14, 1972 Jeonju-September 1, 2009 Banpo-dong) a.k.a. Chang Jin-yeong, Jin-Young Jang, Jang Jin Young, Jang Jin-yeong, Chang Chin-yŏng, Jang Jinyoung or Jang Jin Yeong was a South Korean model and actor.
She died in stomach cancer.
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Choi Jin-sil (December 24, 1968 Seoul-October 2, 2008 Seoul) also known as The Nation's Actress, Jin-shil Choi, Ch'oe Chin-sil, Choe Jin-sil, Choisujebi, Choi Jin-Shil or Choi Jinsil was a South Korean actor and model. She had two children, Choi Joon-Hee and Choi Hwan-hee.
She died as a result of suicide.
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So-hie Kim (April 20, 1964 South Korea-April 5, 1995) also known as Kim, So-Hee, Kim So Hee or Kim Sun-ok was a South Korean actor.
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