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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 an actor and producer, known for Pulgasari (1985), The Schoolgirl's Diary (2007) 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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Pulgasari Producer
Sea of Blood Producer


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 2013 North Korea in Emoji (Short)
Dear Leader
 2009 Great Man and Cinema (Short)
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 1984/II Runaway (as Kim Jong-Il)
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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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Overall relations between the North and the South have developed in favor of national reconciliation, unity and reunification. See more »


Father of Kim Jong-nam, Kim Jong-un & Yo-Jong Kim. See more »


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