Actor Park Yong-ha was found dead of apparent suicide at his home in Nonhyeon-dong in Seoul early Wednesday morning. He was 33.
Police said the actor's mother reported she found him hanging from the cord of his cell phone charger in his bedroom.
Police are investigating based on statements from the family.
Park debuted with the TV drama "Theme Theater" in 1994 and became popular in Japan and Southeast Asia with his appearance in the soap opera "Winter Sonata" in 2002. He was also a singer.