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Lee Sun-kyun

2 March 1975 to 27 December 2023

A South Korean actor, who is best known internationally for his role in the Oscar-winning film Parasite (2019). Lee Sun-kyun’s other notable films included Scent of Love (2003), R-Point (2004), Night and Day (2008), A Hard Day (2014), Kingmaker (2022) and Sleep (2023). His television work included Behind the White Tower (2007), Miss Korea (2013-2014), My Mister (2018), Diary of a Prosecutor (2019-2020) and Apple TV+’s Dr. Brain (2021), the latter earning him an Emmy nomination.

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