‘Squid Game’ ‘Old Man’ actor becomes first Korean-born actor to win Golden Globe

Netflix’s Runaway Hits squid game Received three historic Golden Globe Award nominations, including the first win for O Yeong-su oh young-soo,


squid game The actor—who played the Old Man character (il-nam, contestant number 001) in the 2021 Netflix K-drama series, took home the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role on Television.

He defeated fellow nominees Billy Crudup and Mark Duplass. the morning show, Kieran Culkin succession and Brett Goldstein Ted Lasso.


Born in October 1944, 77 years old squid game Star is the first native Korean-born actor to win a Golden Globe, according to South Korea hankook elbow,

After years of controversy, this year the Golden Globes were held without any hosts or guests, with the NBC network refusing to air the ceremony.


Actresses Sandra Oh (born in Canada to Korean parents) and Akafina (born in New York City to a Korean mother and Chinese American father) have previously received Golden Globe awards.

squid game And the show’s Lee Jung-jae (who played Gi-hun, player number 456 who wins the deadly survival contest) also received historic first prizes.

squid game, nominated in the Best Television Series-Drama category, is the first Korean series to be nominated for a Golden Globe.


Lee is the first Korean actor to be nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in the Television Series-Drama category.

Actors Lee Jung-jae (player number 456) and O Yeong-su (player number 001) as seen in the series “Squid Game” on Netflix. Both actors were nominated for Golden Globe Awards, with O taking home the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role on Television.
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According to Diversity, before this squid game, non-English projects have never won or been nominated in a major category at the Golden Globes as well as the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards or Primetime Emmys.

Both O and Lee gained international fame after the Korean series. But both are veteran actors of their native land.


Considered one of South Korea’s greatest stage actors, O has appeared in over 200 stage productions. He has won a series of South Korean National Acting Awards and received the . Known for his roles in a little monk (2002) and Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003).

Lee is one of the biggest television and film stars in South Korea, known from many K-dramas and Korean films, including film. Maid, which competed for the Palme d’Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

Lee will make his directorial debut in an upcoming Korean film Hunt, Joe himself and Jung Woo-sung, another prominent Korean actor, executive producers on the hit Netflix K-drama. Silent ocean.

At the end of December, squid game In an interview with South Korean broadcaster KBS, director Hwang Dong-hyuk revealed that he is in discussions with Netflix not only about season two, but also about the third season of the show. “Soon there should be a conclusion of sorts,” he said, according to of south korea jongang ilbo,

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Lee Jung-jae attends the “Squid Game” guild screening at Newhouse Los Angeles on November 8, 2021 in Hollywood, California.
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On the same day of Hwang’s KBS interview, a Netflix executive spoke about South Korea’s daily Newspaper: “It is true that we are discussing various aspects and possibilities for the Squid game, including the production of Season 3, but nothing has been decided yet.”

A Netflix spokesperson told newsweek On Friday that “no further information” about any season will be shared at this time.

While both seasons are yet to be officially announced, Hwang revealed details about the “big plot” behind season two, which will focus on Gi-hyun’s story.

“The story of the people meeting and chasing Gi-hun will be the big plot of Season 2,” Hwang said. daily.

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A still from “Squid Game” on Netflix.
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