Korean actor Jun Tae Soo has passed away. The beloved brother of popular actress Ha Ji Won (Hospital Ship) was only 34 years old. The shocking news came on the heels of the two-year anniversary of their father's death. 

Jun Tae Soo was an actor on the verge of a comeback. He had gained recognition with roles in Sungkyunkwan ScandalCruel Palace: World of the Flowers, King's Daughter Soo Baek Hyuang, and more. Born in 1984, he died on January 21. There is no official explanation of the cause of death yet. 

He was very close with his older sister Ha Ji Won, and they supported each other in grieving for their father's sudden death two years ago.

Haewadal Entertainment's official statement, issued on January 21 (per Allkpop), said: 

"We are sorry to come out with heavy news. Actor Jun Tae Soo has passed away on January 21 at the age of 34. He was constantly being treated for depression, and even until recently, we were discussing his return as an actor as his condition was starting to improve. With the sudden sad news, his family and acquaintances are all mourning the death of Jun Tae Soo." 

The statement continued: "Jun Tae Soo, who had a passion for acting, was a pure artist who was deeply involved in various fields of art. We sincerely ask everyone to refrain from leaving malicious comments and/or writing speculative articles. The funeral will be held quietly with the family members and acquaintances. In order to commemorate the deceased's last road, we ask everyone to refrain from covering the funeral hall. We are full of sorrow and sorry to deliver such sad news. Once again, we would like to express our condolences."

Jun Tae Soo is survived by his sister Ha Ji Won, two other sisters, and their mother. He has been laid to rest in a private ceremony.

Ha Ji Won has canceled all public appearances following her brother's death.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to Ha Ji Won and her family.

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