'Parasite' star Park So-Dam diagnosed with thyroid cancer

She has completed her surgery.

Syahindah Ishak | December 14, 2021, 11:04 AM

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South Korean actress Park So-Dam, who played Kim Ki-Jung/Jessica in the Oscar-winning film "Parasite", has been diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer.

Completed her surgery

Park was diagnosed during a regular health check-up, her agency ArtistCompany said in a statement, as reported by CNN.

The agency added that Park has completed her surgery and is recovering.

Unfortunately, she will not be able to participate in promotions for her upcoming crime-action film "Special Delivery".

Here's ArtistCompany's full statement, according to Soompi:

"Actress Park So-Dam was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer from her regular health examination, and she completed surgery following the doctor’s recommendation.

As the long-awaited 'Special Delivery' is soon premiering, actress Park So-Dam is very disappointed that she cannot be together with fans who have waited and shown support.

Although actress Park So-Dam cannot participate in 'Special Delivery' promotions, she is cheering on the 'Special Delivery' premiere.

We once again express gratitude to the 'Special Delivery' actors and production team who are also overcoming a difficult situation together with everyone who supports 'Special Delivery' and actress Park So Dam.

Actress Park So-Dam will focus on recovery in order to greet everyone in good health in the future, and her agency ArtistCompany will also do our best for the actress to recover her health.

Thank you."

Top images via Park So-Dam's Instagram & YouTube.