June 29, 2020


Veteran South Korean Actor No Young Kook Passes Away at 74

By Team Knowladgey

September 18,2023

On September 18th, the South Korean entertainment industry mourns the loss of acclaimed actor No Young Kook. The actor, known for his diverse roles in theater, film, and television, passed away at the age of 74, leaving behind a legacy of remarkable performances.

A Long and Distinguished Career

No Young Kook's illustrious career spanned several decades, beginning as a theater actor in 1967. He transitioned to on-screen acting in 1975, captivating audiences with his talent and versatility. His body of work includes memorable appearances in productions such as 'The Scarlet Letter,' 'Bravo, My Life,' 'Taejong of Joseon,' and many more.

'Live Your Own Life' Legacy

No Young Kook's most recent role was in the ongoing K-Drama series 'Live Your Own Life.' He portrayed the character Kang Jin Beom, adding depth and charisma to the show's ensemble. The drama, currently airing on KBS, has gained popularity among viewers.

A Sudden Farewell

It is with great sadness that we report that No Young Kook passed away due to a sudden cardiac arrest on Monday, September 18th. His untimely departure has left the entertainment industry and fans in shock.

Plans for 'Live Your Own Life'

In light of No Young Kook's passing, the production team of 'Live Your Own Life' has announced that they will discuss the show's filming plans following his funeral. The team's decision will determine the future of the series, as they navigate the loss of a key cast member.

No Young Kook's contribution to the world of entertainment will always be remembered. As we bid farewell to this legendary actor, our thoughts go out to his family, friends, and fans. May he rest in peace, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire and entertain.

A Fond Farewell