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Youn Yuh-Jung
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    (June 19, 1947- )
    Born in Kaesong, Korea (North)
    Best known for her role as Soon-Ja in the 2020 film 'Minari'
    Other film credits include 'The Housemaid (2010), 'The Taste of Money (2012),' 'The Bacchus Lady (2016),' and 'Canola (2016)'
    Television credits include, 'Be Strong,' 'Geum Soon,' 'Daughters-in-Law,' 'My Husband Got a Family,' and 'Dear My Friends'
    Won the 2021 Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 'Minari'
    She dropped out of college.
    She retired at age 27 shortly after marriage, but she un-retired about a decade later.
    She is divorced.
    Upon winning the BAFTA Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, she referred to British people as 'snobbish.'
    Her father died when she was young.
    Her family struggled during the Korean War.
    She has been described as the Korean Meryl Streep.
    She became the first Korean performer to win an acting Oscar and the second East Asian woman after Miyoshi Umeki more than six decades earlier.

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