The actor Lee Eon, whose real name Park Sang-min, died yesterday in a motorcyle accident, his publicist said.
The 27-year-old had been considered an up-and-coming talent and had recently appeared in KBS' "Mighty Chil-woo".
Eon reportedly died from a broken neck after crashing into the guardail of an overpass in Hannam-dong, Seoul. He was riding home from a party celebrating the last airing of the KBS drama.
Originally a wrestler, Lee Eon turned into a professional model and then made his film debut in 2006. In "Mighty Chil-woo" he played the role of Jaja, one of a group of assassins led by the main character Chilwoo. He also appeared in the hit drama "Coffee Prince" last year.
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