Sung Dong-il’s mother dies

Actor Sung Dong-il’s mother passed away Wednesday afternoon.

Sung hurriedly returned to Korea from a trip to Phuket with the members of “Reply 1988” following the news of his mother’s death. The funeral is being held at Naeun Hospital, Incheon, from Wednesday to Friday.

Fellow actors including the cast of his previous work “It’s okay. It’s Love.” attended the funeral as soon as they heard the news, according to Korean media outlets.

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Sung Dong-il’s mother dies (Still of “Reply 1988″)

The report saddened the public as Sung recently touched many viewers’ hearts as he perfectly played the role of a son bawling at his mother’s funeral in “Reply 1988.”

Ji-young Kim
The Korea Herald