Park Yong-ha found dead in apparent suicide

Korean actor Park Yong-ha, famous internationally with popular drama Winter Sonata, was found dead this morning in apparent suicide.

Winter Sonata actor Park Yong-ha

No suicide note was found. His family and acquaintances said Park had been severely distressed by his father’s stomach cancer.

Park rose to global fame in 2002 with Winter Sonata. He launched a successful singing career in Japan and was still an on-demand actor in Korea. His last major success was drama On Air in 2008.

Rest in peace.

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Park Yong-ha and Song Yoona in Japan

Korean stars Park Yong-ha and Song Yoona were in Japan to promote their popular Korean drama On Air.

Park Yong-ha and Song Yoona promote On Air in Japan

The stars attended a press conference in Tokyo on June 12 with over 150 media members participating.

The drama has enjoyed high ratings in Korea, and will start showing in Japan on June 30.