All Information About Choi Jin-sil and Choi Jin-young That You Don’t Know
Are you familiar with the tragedy of these siblings, actress and actor Choi Jin-sil and Choi Jin-young? After the death of actress Choi Jin-sil, the nation got shocked by the death of her brother, Choi Jin-young, that followed after. But what really happened to Choi Jin-young? Are you curious about him and the cause of his death? First, let’s take a look at his profile!
Interesting Facts and Profile of Choi Jin-young
Choi Jin-young is a South Korean singer and actor who was born on November 17th, 1970, in Seoul. He was also known as the brother of actress Choi Jin-sil, who was known as the Nation’s Sweetheart as she was an actress loved by many people. Choi Jin-young first made his debut in television as a television commercial model in 1987. He started his acting career three years later appearing in the KBS2 drama 92 Gorae Sanyang.
His name started to rise in 1993 with the popular television show Our Paradise. In addition, his resemblance to his older sister gave him a head start in his career. Meanwhile, his young image also helped him gain recognition in various television dramas, commercials, and movies. There was a time when his acting career floundered in 1999, but after he finished his mandatory military service he made a comeback as a singer under the name SKY.
His first album Final Fantasy was a success with its single “Forever” placed on top of the charts. Choi Jin-young released his third and last album in 2004. Three years later, he returned to the acting world as a supporting role in the series It’s OK Because I Love You, but didn’t catch much attention from the viewers.
Choi Jin-young’s Discography
If you want to listen to his music, here is a complete list of his discography!
|Final Fantasy||November 17th, 1999|
|Forever II||November 12th, 2001|
|Sky the 3rd||September 23rd, 2004|
You can see one of his music videos, “Forever,” here:
Choi Jin-young’s Filmography
If you want to watch his performance, here is a complete list of his filmography!
|92 Gorae Sanyang||1992|
|Our Paradise 2||1993|
|Landscaping with My Wife||1996|
|Power of Love||1996|
|It’s OK Because I Love You||2007|
|Well, Let’s Look at the Sky Sometimes||1990|
|You Know What? It’s a Secret 2||1991|
|Does the American Moon Rise Over Itaewon?||1991|
|Beyond the Mountain||1991|
|Teenage Love Song||1991|
|I Want to Live Just Until 20 Years Old||1992|
|Meolgo Meon Haehu||1995|
|Jeolmeume Muneul Yeolgo||1996|
|A Midsummer’s Night Dream||2009|
Choi Jin-young’s Awards and Nominations
For his work, he had received various awards. Here is a list of the awards that he had received!
|1991||Chunsa Film Art Awards||Best New Actor (Beyond the Mountain)|
|1999||SBS Gayo Daejeon||Rock Award|
|2000||Mnet Asian Music Awards||Best New Male Artist|
|2000||Daehanminguk Yeongsangeumbandaesang||Best Newcomer|
|2000||Golden Disk Awards||Best Newcomer|
Choi Jin-sil’s Funeral Photos
On October 22nd, 2008, Choi Jin-sil was found dead by suicide. Photos of Choi Jin-young, who led his sister’s funeral procession as he clutched his sister’s picture in tears, spread around the internet, making the fans and the nation sob together with him. Upon his late sister’s wish for him to finish college, he enrolled at Hanyang University to study acting, in 2009. The same year, he played Demetrius in a staging of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Here is a photo of him at Choi Jin-sil’s funeral.