It was revealed on August 30 that the actress had lost her father on August 29.
Her agency KeyEast later that day confirmed that the information was accurate.
Below is the complete statement from the agency:
Hello, this is KeyEast.
Actress Jung Eun Chae’s father passed away on August 29 (Monday) due to chronic disease.
Currently, Jung Eun Chae is grieving at the funeral parlor, and the funeral will be held quietly with her family and relatives.
We would like to express our deep condolences to the bereaved family.
May he rest in peace.
The funeral for Jung Eun-deceased Chae is currently underway, according to a representative from her side. She had a funeral home somewhere in Busan. According to reports, she and her family are manning her morgue.
In the meantime, Jung Eun-Chae made her cinematic debut in “Super Powers,” which was released in 2010. Since then, she has made appearances in dramas like “The King: Eternal Monarch,” “Luca: The Beginning,” “Pachinko,” and “Anna.”