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Parasite star Park So-dam recovering from thyroid cancer operation

/ 01:33 PM December 15, 2021

South Korean actress Park So-dam was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer during a routine health screening.PHOTO: AFP

SEOUL – South Korean actress Park So-dam, who is known for acting in the Oscar-winning movie Parasite (2019), has gone for an operation to treat papillary thyroid cancer.

The 30-year-old was diagnosed with the condition during a routine health screening, her agency Artist Company said on Monday (Dec 13).

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It added that Park will not be able to take part in promotional activities for her upcoming movie Special Cargo as she recovers from the surgery.

Park stars as a delivery driver in the crime action movie, which also features actors Song Sae-byeok and Kim Eui-sung.

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Park, who played a possessed high school student in the supernatural mystery thriller The Priests (2015), rose to international fame after playing the quick-witted daughter of the Kim family in Parasite.
The movie won four awards at the Academy Awards in 2020, including Best Picture and Best Director for Bong Joon-ho.

Park was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress for that role at South Korea’s Blue Dragon Film Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards.

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