passed away at 3:55 a.m., Monday, after fighting against cancer, her family said. She was 69.
Park recently received surgery of kidney pelvis cancer, after being diagnosed to have the cancer, according to the family.
She joined the KBS in 1961 as TV actress in its first recruitment exam and has appeared in numerous soaps, including "Yeoro" ("Journey").
KBS 공채1기 중견배우 박주아 암투병 별세
중견배우 박주아(69)씨가 암투병 중 사망했다.
박주아씨는 수 개월 전 신우암 판정을 받고 최근 암수술을 받았지만 5월16일 오전 3시55분께 숨을 거줬다.
박주아씨 가족은 이날 뉴스엔과 통화에서 "몇 달 전 암 진단을 받고 수술을 받았는데 오늘 새벽 하늘나라로 가졌다"고 전했다.
유가족들은 현재 장례절차와 장례일정에 대해 논의 중이다.
박주아는 1961년 KBS 공채 1기 탤런트로 연예계에 입문해 '여로' 등 다양한 작품에 출연했다.
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