Na Chul Wiki, Biography
On January 21, 2023, South Korean media outlet Star News Korea reported that Vincenzo and Little Women actor Na Chul passed away at the age of 36.
It has been reported that the actor was undergoing treatment due to his poor health conditions. The media outlet also mentioned that Na Chul passed away due to exacerbated health problems that he was facing when he was admitted to the hospital. However, after being hospitalized, his health suddenly deteriorated, resulting in his unfortunate demise. The cause of the actor’s death is not yet known.
As an actor, he played a variety of supporting roles, bringing to life the dramas and shows he starred in. He was known for his comedic and villainous characters in various dramas including Through The Darkness, Happiness, Jirisan, D.P., Hospital Playlist Season 1, Vincenzo, Little Woman, and many others.
Na Chul has also starred in many movies like Tune in for Love, Sinkhole, Extreme Job, and this year’s upcoming movie Concrete Utopia. This was the actor’s last work directed by director Um Tae-hwa, which also stars Park Seo-joon and Park Bo-young.
As netizens continue to pay tributes following Na Chul’s death, co-star Kim Go-eun shares a heartfelt message about the actor on Instagram.
South Korean actress Kim Go-eun worked with Na Chul in the hit Netflix drama Little Women, where she played the lawyer to the actress’s character, Oh In-ju. The two showed their perfect synchronization as lawyers and clients.
Prior to this, fans also enjoyed his performance in Vincenzo, where the actor played the supporting character of Na Deok-jin, the leader of Babel’s investment and development team. He also garnered critical acclaim for playing the role of the villain in the latest hit drama Weak Hero Class 1.
There, Na Chul played the role of a gangster named Ki Gil-soo, known for trapping high school and innocent kids in the gambling business. He gives them loans and then orders them to behave like his slaves for the rest of their lives in exchange for the loan from him.
Little Women co-actress Kim Go-eun paid an emotional tribute to the actor through her Instagram post, which she captioned:
“The best actor of all time. The most amazing man, father, husband, son and friend.”
The actress further stated:
“Actor Na Chul, thank you for showing us what a good acting is. I wanted to see more of your work. RIP.”
Following her passing, the actress also posted another post on her Instagram on January 22 of her with a photo of her and the actor. She wrote:
“I’m sorry I couldn’t be with you until the end. Thank you for making these precious moments. I don’t know what the rush was. It will be better than here. The remaining two treasures I will keep. don’t worry RIP Na Chul”
Similarly, when news of the actor’s death broke on the internet, many fans and stars paid tribute to the actor through social media posts. Netizens tweeted that they were sad to let him go like this, while continuing to express condolences to him and praise him for his recent work on Weak Hero Class 1, Once Upon a Small Time, and others.
The actor’s funeral took place on January 23, 2023, where his loved ones gave their last goodbye and condolences to the late actor.