‘Squid Game’ star O Yeong-su wins best supporting actor at Golden Globes

The 77-year-old South Korean star, who plays Oh II-nam, likewise referred to as Gamer 001, in the hit Netflix series, beat the similarity Billy Crudup (“The Morning Show”), Kieran Culkin (“Succession”), Mark Duplass (“The Morning Show”) and Brett Goldstein (“Ted Lasso”) to take house the very best Supporting Star in Tv prize on Sunday.

His success was revealed at a personal event streamed online with no celeb speakers and no speeches. Organizers formerly revealed that this year’s Golden Globes would be a scaled-down affair following debate over an absence of variety amongst Hollywood Foreign Press Association subscription and other ethical concerns associated with monetary advantages.
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“O Yeong-su wins Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series, or Television Movie! While O Yeong-su is a respected stage actor in his native South Korea, his Globe nod is his first ever nomination in a major awards show,” the Golden Globes released on its site.

O’s “Squid Game ” cast mate Lee Byung-hun praised him on Instagram, stating, “Bravo!”

His accomplishment marks the very first time a Korean television drama or star has actually been chosen and won a Golden World.

“Squid Game” — produced by Hwang Dong-hyuk — is a dystopian series in which participants in desperate requirement of cash play lethal kids’s video games to win prize money.

Back in October, Netflix validated the program was its “biggest-ever series at launch” following its launching on September 17.

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In the wake of the drama’s huge success, Hwang and Netflix validated that there are conversations about a 2nd season however that a person had actually not yet been validated.

O exposed in an interview on South Korean Television in September that his life had actually altered considerably considering that appearing on the program.

“I feel like I’m in the air. So I’m trying to calm myself down now so I can restrain myself,” he stated, including: “When I go to cafes or other places, I become self-conscious. Being a famous actor was hard too.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.