Choi Eun-hee

1926 - 2018

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Choi Eun-hee (Korean: 최은희; November 20, 1926 – April 16, 2018) was a South Korean actress, who was one of the country's most popular stars of the 1960s and 1970s. In 1978, Choi and her then ex-husband, movie director Shin Sang-ok, were abducted to North Korea, where they were forced to make films until they sought asylum at the U.S. embassy in Vienna in 1986. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Choi Eun-hee has received more than 410,688 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Choi Eun-hee is the 1,879th most popular actor (up from 2,348th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 75th in 2019) and the 5th most popular South Korean Actor.

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Among actors, Choi Eun-hee ranks 1,879 out of 10,030Before her are Jensen Ackles, Anatoli Papanov, Josh Holloway, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ita Rina, and Julie Delpy. After her are Thelma Ritter, Red Buttons, Tom Hulce, Lisa Bonet, Wayne Knight, and Clancy Brown.

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Among people born in 1926, Choi Eun-hee ranks 175Before her are Estanislau Basora, Frank Finlay, Konstantin Feoktistov, Abdul Rahim Hatif, Shigeru Kayano, and Fernando J. Corbató. After her are Karel Kosík, Dilhan Eryurt, Juan José Linz, Ernst Ocwirk, Jaba Ioseliani, and Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro. Among people deceased in 2018, Choi Eun-hee ranks 148Before her are Luis Posada Carriles, Dobri Dobrev, Tab Hunter, Peter Mayle, Stefán Karl Stefánsson, and M. Karunanidhi. After her are Kim Larsen, Siegfried Rauch, Trần Đại Quang, José Antonio Abreu, David Ogden Stiers, and Antonio Valentín Angelillo.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Choi Eun-hee ranks 118 out of 774Before her are Chang of Goryeo (1381), Ryu Gwansun (1902), Chungmok of Goryeo (1337), Lee Min-ho (1987), Sin Sukju (1417), and David Yonggi Cho (1936). After her are Kim Ung-yong (1963), Lee Young-ae (1971), Im Kwon-taek (1936), J-Hope (1994), Hyun Bin (1982), and RM (1994).

Among ACTORS In South Korea

Among actors born in South Korea, Choi Eun-hee ranks 5Before her are Song Hye-rim (1937), Song Kang-ho (1967), Lee Byung-hun (1970), and Lee Min-ho (1987). After her are Lee Young-ae (1971), Hyun Bin (1982), Park Chanyeol (1992), Gong Yoo (1979), Son Ye-jin (1982), Daniel Dae Kim (1968), and Song Joong-ki (1985).

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