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Jong-Il Kim (I) (1941–2011)

Jong-Il Kim was born on February 16, 1941 in Vyatskoe, Khabarovskiy rayon, Khabarovskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR as Yuri Irsenovich Kim. He was a producer and actor, known for Pulgasari (1998), A Path to Awakening (1965) and Sea of Blood (1969). He was married to Young-Sook Kim and Il-Chon Hong. He died on December 17, 2011 in P'yongyang, North Korea. See full bio »

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Known For

Pulgasari Producer
Sea of Blood Producer


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 2007 The Schoolgirl's Diary (producer - as Jong-il Kim)
 1998 Pulgasari (executive producer - as Jong-il Kim)
 1969 Sea of Blood (producer - as Jong-il Kim)
 1965 A Path to Awakening (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Art of Cinema Directing".

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 7 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kim Jong-Il | Jong-il Kim | Yuri Irsenovich Kim


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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The liquidation of colonialism is a trend of the times which no force can hold back. See more »


Was portrayed as a villainous marionette in the comedy film Team America: World Police (2004). The creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone sent a gift reel to Kim. See more »


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