Squid Game Star, O Yeong-Su, Wins First Award At 77 

O Yeong-su, the Squid Game star that portrayed the role of Player 001 in the Netflix hit series has won his first Golden Globe award at this year’s edition of the ceremony at 77. 

He bagged the award as the Best Supporting Actor in Television at this year’s Golden Globe for his role in the hit Netflix drama, Squid Game.

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

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

The septuagenarian began his acting career on the stage, appearing in over 200 theatre productions from 1967 before moving to film and television.   

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

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