Personal Info

Known For Acting

Known Credits 22

Gender Male

Birthday 1928-02-02

Day of Death 1999-11-13 (71 years old)

Place of Birth Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Also Known As

  • 최무룡
  • 崔戊龍
  • Mu-ryong Choi
  • Moo-ryong Choi
  • Choi Moo-ryong

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South Korean actor, producer, and director who is father of Choi Min-soo. Choi was one of popular actors of the 1960s along with Shin Young-kyun and Kim Jin-kyu. Choi gained a popularity for his handsome appearance and masculine image. Choi's personal life was as much dramatic as his starred films, so he always garnered the public attention. 1952, Choi married a colleague actress, Kang Hyo-shil, the daughter of a noted actress, Jeon Ok with the nickname, "Queen of Tears" and a singer Gang Hong-sik. Choi and his wife had one son and four daughters including an actor, Choi Min-soo. However, Choi had an affair with Kim Ji-mee, the best popular actress at that time, so that Choi and Gang divorced in 1962. Choi soon married Kim Ji-mee, but he owed massive debts due to his failed film production. As a result, Choi chose to divorce Kim again in 1969. At that time, the phrase, Because I love you, I have to part from her was circulated among the public.

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