Choi Jin-shil was a popular South Korean actress who was considered as The Nation's Actress. She played leading roles in 18 movies and 20 television dramas, appeared in 140 commercials and won various awards such as Most Popular Actress in the 31st Grand Bell Awards (1993), etc.. Choi committed suicide by hanging on October 2, 2008, at her home in Seoul.
Choi began in Korea's entertainment circles as an advertising film model. She began to gain celebrity in an advertising campaign for Samsung Electronics.
Choi married Jo Seong-min in 2000 and ended their marriage in 2004. They had two children namely Choi Hwan-Hee and Choi Joon-Hee.
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