Golden Globes 2022: Squid Game actor O Yeong-su, 77, wins first Golden Globe for role as Player 001

Squid Game’s O Yeong-su Wins First Golden Globe At 77 For Amazing Performance As Player 001 In Netflix Drama


Squid Game star O Yeong-su won this year’s Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Television Actor for his role in the hit drama Netflix.

The 77-year-old South Korean actor, who has never won a Golden Globe before, took home the top prize for his portrayal of Oh II-nam, also known as The Host or Player 001.

O Yeong-su is the first Korean actor in Golden Globe history to win an award and defeated Billy Crudup (The Morning Show), Kieran Culkin (Succession), Mark Duplass (The Morning Show) and Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso) ).

He’s number one! Squid Game star O Yeong-su, 77, (pictured) took home this year’s Best Supporting TV Actor award at this year’s Golden Globe for his role in the hit drama Netflix. Pictured in the squid game

His victory was announced at a private ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday, after this year’s live broadcast was canceled due to a lack of diversity in nominations.

The Golden Globes are generally considered a good indicator of who will win Oscar gold later in the year.

O Yeong-su began his acting career on stage, appearing in over 200 theatrical productions from 1967 before moving on to film and television.

The South Korean actor, who has never won a Golden Globe before, took home the top prize for his portrayal of Oh II-nam, also known as The Host or Player 001. Photographed in Squid Game

The South Korean actor, who has never won a Golden Globe before, took home the top prize for his portrayal of Oh II-nam, also known as The Host or Player 001. Photographed in Squid Game

Since its release in September, Squid Game has become Netflix’s game. most-watched series in 94 countries, with 142 million households connected to watch South Korean dystopian drama.

In October, O Yeong-su revealed how much his life has changed since the release of Squid Game.

“I feel like I’m floating in the air. It makes me think, “I need to calm myself down, organize my thoughts, and hold back right now,” he told MBC’s How Do You Play? according to Soompi.

“I feel like I’m floating in the air”: in October, O Yeong-su revealed how her life had changed since the release of the Netflix drama

“So many people have contacted me and since I don’t have a manager to help me, it is difficult for me to manage the volume of calls and messages I receive. So my daughter helped me.

” Things have changed a lot. Even when I go out to a cafe or somewhere like that, I must now be aware of [how I appear to others]. It made me think, “Being famous is also difficult. ”

Squid Game revolves around a contest where 456 players, all heavily in debt, risk their lives to play a series of deadly children’s games for the chance to win a multi-million dollar cash prize.

The Survival: Squid Game series revolves around a contest where 456 players, all of them heavily in debt, risk their lives playing a series of deadly children's games for a chance to win a multi-million dollar cash prize. dollars.

The Survival: Squid Game series revolves around a contest where 456 players, all of them heavily in debt, risk their lives playing a series of deadly children’s games for a chance to win a multi-million dollar cash prize. dollars.

The title of the series is based on a Korean children’s game of the same name.

Since its release in September, Squid Game has become Netflix’s game. most-watched series in 94 countries, with 142 million households connected to watch South Korean dystopian drama.

Squid Game was nominated for Best Television Drama Series at the Golden Globes this year.

The series’ lead actor, Lee Jung-Jae, was also nominated for Best Actor in a TV Drama Series, but lost to Jeremy Strong of Succession.

Series lead actor Lee Jung-Jae (pictured right, next to O Yeong-su) was also nominated for Best Actor in a TV Drama Series, but lost to Jeremy Strong from Succession.

Series lead actor Lee Jung-Jae (pictured right, next to O Yeong-su) was also nominated for Best Actor in a TV Drama Series, but lost to Jeremy Strong from Succession.

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