On 27 May 2022 laughter was silenced by the death of comedian Lim Joon Hyuk, who passed away after suffering from a suspected heart attack. No official cause of death has yet been released. The 42-year-old was found deceased at his home, with a wake being held at Severance Hospital in Sinchon, Seoul.
Lim Joon Hyuk had his comedic debut in 2003, appearing in various Korean television comedy programs including ‘People looking for a laugh’ and ‘Gag concert’, one of Korea’s longest-running comedy shows. He also featured in ‘I can see your voice 5’.
The unexpected death has left family, close relatives, and friends devastated.