Fate of 2 child stars Autumn In My Heart: Moon Geun Young undergoes many surgeries to save her life, her best friend was only 20 years old, passed away from cancer.
Having the same starting point from the movie Autumn In My Heart, but the lives of Moon Geun Young and Lee Ae Jeong are completely opposite.
Autumn In My Heart is a classic Korean film that has touched generations of fans. Aired since 2000, Autumn In My Heart was a launch pad for many promising names that day such as Song Seung Hun, Song Hye Kyo, Won Bin…
In particular, two child actors Moon Geun Young and Lee Ae Jeong also shined from the success of the film. However, the fates of two girls born in 1987 were extremely opposite, who had a brilliantly successful career, the other who caused grief because they died early.
Moon Geun Young
At the age of 13, Moon Geun Young took Asia by storm with her childhood role of Song Hye Kyo in Autumn In My Heart. Realistic acting, pure innocence and radiant beauty, as pretty as a doll have made Moon Geun Young “heartbreak” a series of audiences, attracting a large number of fans in Asian countries.
She was fondly called “the nation’s little sister” and until now is still one of the “little sisters” loved by the Korean public the most.
After the success of Autumn In My Heart, Moon Geun Young has had an admirably successful career. A Tale Of Two Sisters and My Little Bride have helped Moon Geun Young’s name to shine more and more, being well received by both professionals and the public. The role of a small bride helped Moon Geun Young win the “Popular Star” award at the prestigious Blue Dragon Awards when she was only 17 years old.
Always dedicated to her profession, not afraid to challenge herself, at the age of 21, Moon Geun Young became the youngest Korean actor to receive the Daesang – the highest award for acting – at the SBS Drama Awards and 5 awards. The big bonus is different from the historical film Painter of the wind.
Although now, Moon Geun Young’s career is no longer as popular as before, but she is still a big name on the Korean screen with a stable reputation. Now 35 years old, Moon Geun Young is still extremely young and beautiful like nearly 20 years ago. Many people still call the actress by the title “national little sister”, although many other “little sisters” have appeared.
In early 2017, Moon Geun Young had to undergo emergency surgery after being diagnosed with acute compartment syndrome. This syndrome increases pressure leading to ischemia and organ failure.
The actress had to stop the entire schedule for treatment. Fortunately, after 4 surgeries, Moon Geun Young gradually recovered from the disease. The sequelae of the disease that affected Moon Geun Young. She was severely criticized by the public because she lost her beauty and gained weight, but now the actress has regained her beauty as before.
Lee Ae Jeong
It’s been a long time, but the audience sometimes reminds me of the short-lived actress of Autumn in My Heart.
Referring to the child star of the legendary Autumn in My Heart, surely everyone will immediately think of Moon Geun Young, who that year took on the child version of Song Hye Kyo, and together with her senior, built a classic work. But besides Moon Geun Young, there are quite a few child stars who have made this work a success, among them is the pretty girl Lee Ae Jeong. Unfortunately, Lee Ae Jeong is not as lucky as her peers.
In Autumn in My Heart, the actress plays the childhood role of Choi Shin Ae (Han Chae Young). Pretty, impressive acting, Lee Ae Jeong is considered a promising young talent of Kim Chi cinema. In particular, Ae Jeong is always appreciated for her hard work and eagerness to learn. She constantly accepts new films and tries out different types of roles. In addition to Autumn’s Heart, she also appeared in a number of impressive works such as Four Sisters, Beautiful Days, Jump,… But then tragedy came to Lee Ae Jeong’s life.
In 2006, in the midst of high enthusiasm at the age of 19, with a bright future when she had just passed the entrance exam to Hanyang University, Lee Ae Jeong was diagnosed with cancer. At that time, she often had headaches but only took the medicine in moderation because of her subjectivity, by the time she went to the hospital for examination, her time was not much. She underwent 2 surgeries at Seoul National University Hospital but still could not fight cancer cells. The talented actress took her last breath on September 6, 2007 at a provincial hospital in her hometown of Gyeonggi.