South Korean actor O Yeong-su bags the first Golden Globe award for Korea
On Monday, South Korean actor O Yeong-su, who plays Player 001 in Netflix’s breakout hit Squid Game, became the first Korean actor to win a major Golden Globe award.
For his work as Oh II-nam in the South Korean dystopian thriller. Yeong-su beat off Kieran Culkin, Mark Duplass, Billy Crudup, and Brett Goldstein to win the Best Supporting Actor award.
The award was presented at a private Golden Globes ceremony in Los Angeles. Following the cancellation of an in-person award ceremony due to controversy over a lack of diversity.
Squid Game, which premiered in September 2021, received a Best Television Drama Series nomination. As well as the Best Actor mention for Lee Jung-Jae, the show’s lead actor. However, he was defeated by Jeremy Strong of Succession.
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