Actor Lee Jung-jae became the first Asian actor to win Best Actor in a Drama Series at the 74th Television Academy Awards for his performance in “Squid Game.” He thanked director Hwang Dong-hyuk for bringing real issues to life in such a creative way.
In his acceptance speech, Lee Jung Jae thanked streaming portal Netflix and the Squid Game team. The team, with all 456 players in serious financial trouble, revolves around a contest where they risk their lives to play a series of lethal games for children. Chance to win over 5 billion won.
Lee Jung-jae’s speech can be heard after translation as follows. Thank you, “Squid Game” team. Thank you to everyone who came to see us in Korea. ”
‘squid gameLeading actor Lee Jung-jae has been nominated for a total of 14 Emmy Awards this year and won four awards at this year’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards earlier this month.
Most notably, actress Lee Yu-mi took home the gold medal for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Ji-yeon in The Squid Game starring Lee Jung-jae at the Emmy Awards.
Squid Games, with Lee Jung Jae and others in the lead role, are all ready for a second season.
https://www.koimoi.com/hollywood-news/lee-jung-jae-wins-an-emmy-for-his-squid-game-performance-thanks-his-director-for-making-realistic-problems-come-to-life/ ‘Squid Game’ actor Lee Jung-jae thanks director for ‘bringing life to real-life problems’