Kang Soo-yeon

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Kang Soo-youn (also known as Kang Soo-yeon; August 18, 1966 – May 7, 2022) was a South Korean actor. She won the best actress award (Volpi Cup) at the 44th Venice International Film Festival for acting in Im Kwon-taek's movie The Surrogate Woman (1986). In 1990, she won best actress award at the 16th Moscow International Film Festival for Come Come Come Upward (1989). She was born in Seoul, South Korea. Her started acting in 1969.

Kang went in the hospital in Seoul after she had a cerebral hemorrhage on May 5, 2022. She died two days later at the age of 55.[1][2]

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  1. Kim, Bo-ram (May 7, 2022). "Film icon Kang Soo-youn dies at 55". Yonhap News Agency. Retrieved May 7, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. Kim Na-ra (May 7, 2022). "[속보] 강수연, 의식 불명 사흘만 별세…향년 56세" [[Breaking News] Kang Su-yeon, unconscious and passed away after three days... age 56] (in Korean). My Daily. Retrieved May 7, 2022 – via Naver.