Lee Ae-jung

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Lee Ae-jung
Native name 이애정
Born Lee Ae-jung
(1987-03-17)March 17, 1987
Seoul, South Korea
Died September 6, 2007(2007-09-06) (aged 20)
Seoul, South Korea
Cause of death Brain tumor
Nationality South Korean
Other names Yi Ae Jeong
Education Hanyang University
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000-2007
Known for Autumn in My Heart
Korean name
Hangul 이애정
Revised Romanization I Aejeong
McCune–Reischauer Yi Aechŏng

Lee Ae Jung (Korean: 이애정; March 17, 1987 – September 6, 2007), also romanized as Yi Ae Jeong, was a South Korean actress.



She started her career as a child actress while she was still in elementary school,[1] and in 6th grade appeared in Little Prince (1999) which is usually said to be her debut.[2] She rose to prominence for her role in Autumn Fairy Tale (2000).


Lee diagnosed of a brain tumor in July 2006, while she was in her first semester at Hanyang University. She had visited the clinic for her headache only to find the disease. Afterward she underwent surgery two times at Seoul National University Hospital.[3] Lee died on September 6, 2007 at the age of 20 at a countryside hospital where she spent her last days.[2]


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  1. ^ 백민재 (September 8, 2007). 故이애정, 소속사 계약 앞두고 ‘뇌종양 판정’. Economy Today (in Korean). Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b 강아연 (September 8, 2007). "[부고] ‘가을동화’ 아역 탤런트 이애정 하늘나라로". Seoul Shinmun (in Korean). p. 29. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ 정유진 (September 7, 2007). "[포토엔]문근영-권민, 나란히 故 이애정 빈소 조문". Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved January 28, 2013. 

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