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Kim Jong-il (1941–2011)

Kim Jong-il was born on February 16, 1941 in Vyatskoe, Khabarovskiy rayon, Khabarovskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR as Yuriy Irsenovich Kim. He was a producer and actor, known for The Juche Idea (2008), Pulgasari (1985) and Han nyeohaksaengeui ilgi (2007). He was married to Kim Young-sook. He died on December 17, 2011 in P'yongyang, North Korea. See full bio »

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Known For

The Juche Idea
(2008)
Pulgasari
Pulgasari Producer
(1985)
Han nyeohaksaengeui ilgi
(2007)
Pibada
Pibada Producer
(1969)

Filmography

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 2007 Han nyeohaksaengeui ilgi (producer - as Jong-il Kim)
 1985 Pulgasari (executive producer - as Jong-il Kim)
 1969 Pibada (producer - as Jong-il Kim)
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 2009 Great Man and Cinema (Short)
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 2008 The Juche Idea (additional text - as Jong-il Kim)
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 2012 The Dictator (in loving memory of)
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 2008 Kyongaehanun choego saryonggwan tongjinun uriui unmyong (Documentary)
Himself (as Jong-il Kim)
 2005 NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 6 May 2005 (2005) ... Himself (as Jong-il Kim)
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 2011 Today (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 20 December 2011 (2011) ... Himself (as Jong-il Kim)
 2011 Rude Tube (TV Series)
Himself
- Mashed 'n' Mixed (2011) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2010 The Hour (TV Series)
Himself
- New Year's Special (2010) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2007-2010 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Electronic Armageddon (2010) ... Himself (as Jong-il Kim)
- Inside the Nuclear Threat (2010) ... Himself (as Jong-il Kim)
- Inside North Korea (2007) ... Himself (as Jong-il Kim)
 2008/I Megumi (Short)
Himself (as Jong-il Kim)
 2007 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Himself
- Doug Bailey (2007) ... Himself (as Jong-il Kim)
 2006 Det røde kapel (TV Series documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2006 Have I Got News for You (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #32.1 (2006) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2006 Death of a President
Himself (uncredited)
 2006 Friends of Kim (Documentary)
Leader of North Korea (as Jong-il Kim)
 2006 UFO: The Greatest Story Ever Denied (Video documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2004 A State of Mind (Documentary)
Himself - Supreme Leader, North Korea (as Jong-il Kim)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Art of Cinema Directing".

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 7 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jong-il Kim | Yuri Irsenovich Kim

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

Imperialist aid is a noose of plunder and subjugation, aimed at robbing 10 and even 100 things for one thing that is given. See more »

Trivia:

National leader of North Korea (officially styled "Supreme Leader of North Korea") from 1994 until his death in 2011. See more »

Trademark:

Eccentric personality

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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