Here are 1 famous actors from South Korea died in 1991:
Jang Hyeok (November 17, 2014 South Korea-October 21, 1991) also known as Hyeok Jang or Chang Hyeok was a South Korean actor.
He first gained recognition for his role in the 1963 film, "The Coachman". Throughout his career, Jang appeared in over 100 films and television dramas. He was known for his versatility as an actor, portraying both comedic and dramatic roles. Some of his notable works include "Mist", "The Condition of Paradise", and "A Road to Return". Jang Hyeok was a prolific actor in the Korean film industry, and he was awarded the Best Supporting Actor award at the 1968 Korean National Film Festival for his performance in the film, "The DMZ". He passed away in 1991 at the age of 76.
Jang Hyeok was born on November 17, 1914, in South Korea, and was the eldest among his siblings. He began his acting career in theater during the Japanese occupation of Korea. After the liberation of Korea, he transitioned to films and made his debut in the 1951 film, "The Descendants of Cain". Jang became a prominent actor during the 1960s and 1970s, appearing in numerous successful films and TV shows. He was particularly well-known for his collaboration with director Lee Man-hee in films like "The Seven Female POWs" and "The Evil Nun".
Jang Hyeok was a respected figure in the Korean film industry and was known for his dedication to his craft. He was also a mentor to many young actors and was instrumental in promoting the growth of Korean cinema. In recognition of his contribution to Korean culture, Jang was posthumously awarded the Order of Cultural Merit by the South Korean government in 2005. Today, Jang Hyeok is remembered as one of the greatest actors in Korean film history.