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Korean actor-model Ye Hak-young dead at 39 

Korean actor and model Ye Hak-young passed away on Christmas Eve. He was 39.

According to Korean media, Ye Hak-young died on the morning of Dec. 24 and the cause of death was unknown.

Korean actor and model Ye Hak-young (Instagram) 

His wake was held at the Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital in Anyang in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.

Ye Hak-young was buried on Dec. 26 at the Xian Family Memorial Park in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province.

Born on Feb. 8, 1983, he debuted as a model in the Seoul Collection in 2001 and attracted attention along with the likes of Kang Dong-won, Gong Yoo and Ju Ji-hoon.

He branched out into acting, appearing in the Korean sitcom “Nonstop 4,” and films like “A Millionaire’s First Love” and “Pharisee.”

In 2009, Ye Hak-young was arrested on charges of smuggling and using ketamine and ecstasy along with Korean actor Ju Ji-hoon and actress Yun Seol-hee.

Ye Hak-young was convicted and sentenced to two years and six months in jail suspended for four years.

Ju Ji-hoon was sentenced to six months in jail suspended for one year while Yun Seol-hee was sentenced to three years in jail.

Ye Hak-young was charged with drunk driving in 2018 and 2019.

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