South Korean movie actors died in the year 1993

Here are 1 famous actors from South Korea died in 1993:

Hie-gab Kim

Hie-gab Kim (July 18, 1923 Changjin County-May 18, 1993 South Korea) also known as Kim Hee-Gap, Kim Hee-kap or Kim Heegab was a South Korean actor and film score composer.

He was known for his work in numerous South Korean films, including "Owls' Castle" and "Mandala". His work as a film score composer earned him several awards and nominations, including the Grand Bell Award for Best Music in 1987 for the film "Daughter of Darkness". He was also recognized for his talent as an actor, receiving the Best Supporting Actor award at the 10th Asia Pacific Film Festival for his role in the film "The Surrogate Woman". Outside of his film career, Kim was also a successful businessman, owning a number of restaurants and a talent agency. Despite his success, he remained dedicated to his craft and continued to work in the film industry until his death in 1993.

Kim was born in Changjin County, which was at the time part of Japanese-occupied Korea. After Korea was liberated from Japanese rule in 1945, Kim joined the South Korean military and fought in the Korean War. After the war, Kim began his career in the film industry, debuting as an actor in the 1953 film "Palbulsa". As an actor, Kim was known for his ability to play a wide range of roles, and he appeared in over 150 films throughout his career.

In addition to his work as a film composer and actor, Kim was also involved in politics, running unsuccessfully for a seat in the National Assembly in 1988. He was a vocal supporter of President Roh Tae-woo and his government, and was appointed as an ambassador-at-large in recognition of his contributions to culture and the arts.

Kim was married three times and had six children. He died in 1993 at the age of 69, shortly after completing work on his final film, "Sorrowful Mystery". Despite his passing, Kim's legacy and contributions to the South Korean film industry continue to be celebrated today.

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