Another one of the young and beautiful passes away at a very young age. More pics of this South Korean actress and former model follow.
She began her career as a model, and participated in the 1993 Miss Korea beauty contest, before making the switch into acting.
Since making her film debut in 1998, Jang Jin-young has received critical praise and won a number of awards for her work.
She became only the second winner of two Blue Dragon Film Awards for Best Actress, having won in 2001 for Sorum, and again in 2003 for Singles.
As of 2008, Jang was one of the highest paid stars in the Korean film industry, earning in the region of ₩400 million per film.