Lee Eun Joo

이은주

Lee Eun-ju( Hangul :이은주; November 16, 1980 – February 22, 2005) was a South Korean actress. She committed suicide at the age of 24.

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  • by hansukj  -  July 8, 2016 08:29 PM

    "Taegukgi"

    The fourth-in-a-row blockbuster regarding the relations between North and South Korea (after"Shiri","JSA - Joint Security Area"and "Silmido"), broke the records of both budget, with $12,8 millions, and admissions, with 11.74 million spectators in the country's cinemas, …

  • by desire  -  July 8, 2016 08:29 PM

    "Taegukgi"

    The fourth-in-a-row blockbuster regarding the relations between North and South Korea (after"Shiri","JSA - Joint Security Area"and "Silmido"), broke the records of both budget, with $12,8 millions, and admissions, with 11.74 million spectators in the country's cinemas, …

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 Lee Eun Joo's Life and career

StartandKAIST. Her film debut came in 1999, when she played the younger sister in Park Chong-wan's award-winning featureRainbow Trout.Her first lead role came as the title character in acclaimed director Hong Sang-soo 'sVirgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors(2000), where she gave one of the most memorable performances in all of Hong's films. Following this, she teamed with actor Lee Byung-hun in the 2001 hit filmBungee Jumping of Their Own, and also scored a hit opposite Cha Tae-hyun in the melodramaLovers' Concerto.

Taegukgi. In 2004 she appeared in the very popular Korean drama ,Phoenix, and later that year she starred in her last feature, Daniel H. Byun'sThe Scarlet Letterwhich screened as the Closing Film at the 2004 Pusan International Film Festival .

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 Lee Eun Joo's Death

On the night of February 22, 2005, only a few days after her graduation from Dankook University , Lee committed suicide at her apartment in Bundang , Seongnam . She was 24 years old. She slit her wrists and hanged herself. The family blamed the suicide on severe bouts of depression and mental illness , and said she had been suffering from insomnia due to the nude scenes she had done inThe Scarlet Letter.

Her friends and colleagues have held memorials for Lee every year since her death. The 2007 event was marked by a music CD released in her name, featuring remastered versions of her cover performance ofThe Corrs '" Only When I Sleep " fromThe Scarlet Letter, as well as tribute performances by her friends in the entertainment industry.

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 Lee Eun Joo's Filmography

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