Youn Yuh jung, Oscar-Winning Minari Actor Awarded South Korea’s Highest Honour

Veteran actor Youn Yuh jung, who won the Oscar for best-supporting actress in ‘Minari’ earlier this year, has received South Korea’s highest cultural sector medal.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism gave Youn the Geumgwan Order of Cultural Merit during the 2021 Korea Popular Culture and Arts Awards ceremony held at the National Theater of Korea, reports variety.com.

Youn has a long and distinguished career, and was recently celebrated as the actor in focus at the London Korean Film Festival.

Her debut film “Woman of Fire,” directed by Kim Ki-yong was recently restored and re-released.

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Meanwhile, Youn Yuh jung’s Oscar speech had won hearts earlier this year. The veteran actor had said, “Gender doesn’t matter. I don’t know how to divide like this: man, woman, black and white, yellow, brown, or gay or straight. I don’t want that kind of thing. We are just equal human beings. We have the same warm heart”.

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