South Korean movie actresses died in the year 1969

Here are 1 famous actresses from South Korea died in 1969:

Ok Jeon

Ok Jeon (April 2, 1911 Hamhung-October 22, 1969 Seoul) a.k.a. Deok-rye Jeon, Queen of Tears or Jeon Ok was a South Korean actor and singer. She had two children, Kang Hyo-shil and Kang Hyo-sun.

Jeon Ok started her career in the 1930s as a singer and actress in Japan under the name Tanaka Harue. She later returned to Korea and continued her successful career, starring in several films throughout the 1940s and 1950s.

One of her most memorable roles was in the film Madame Freedom (1956), which was controversial at the time for its portrayal of a woman who flouts traditional gender roles. Jeon Ok's emotional performance earned her the nickname "Queen of Tears".

Aside from her film career, Jeon Ok was also a successful singer, known for popularizing the song "Arirang", which is considered the unofficial national anthem of Korea.

Jeon Ok's life and career were cut short by her sudden death in 1969, but she remains a beloved figure in Korean entertainment history.

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