Choi Jin Shil

Choi Jin Shil was a popular South Korean actress. She was considered one of the best actresses in South Korea, nicknamed "The Nation’s Actress". She played leading roles in 18 movies and 20 television dramas and appeared in 140 commercials.
In 1988, she became a TV actress starring in "500 Years of Joseon Dynasty". Her first film was "North Korean Partisan in South Korea". In 1994, her former manager Bae Byeong Su, who was an influential figure in the entertainment field, was murdered by her road manager.
In 2000, she married Cho Sung Min, a professional baseball player. Choi gave birth to a son, Hwan Hee and a daughter, Joon Hee. In November 2002, Sung Min physically attacked Jin Shil, who was then pregnant with her second child. In 2004, Jin Shil filed for a divorce.
Jin Shil committed suicide by hanging in 2008, at her home in Seoul. The cause is suspected to be that Jin Shil was under greater stress amid rumours circulating on the Internet that she was involved in the suicide of fellow actor Ahn Jae Hwan. After Jin Shil’s death, her mother managed the inheritance and took custody of the children.

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Choi Jin Shil Facts

Native Name: 최진실

Birth Name: Jin Shil Choi

Nationality:  Korean

Birth Date: December 24, 1968

Gender: Female

Height: 163cm

Weight: 46kg

Blood Type: O

Zodiac Sign: Ca…

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