Seoul (CNN)"Squid Game" prima O Yeong-su has made past aft becoming the archetypal Korean histrion to triumph a Golden Globe.
The 77-year-old South Korean star, who plays Oh II-nam, besides known arsenic Player 001, successful the deed Netflix series, bushed the likes of Billy Crudup ("The Morning Show"), Kieran Culkin ("Succession"), Mark Duplass ("The Morning Show") and Brett Goldstein ("Ted Lasso") to instrumentality location the Best Supporting Actor successful Television trophy connected Sunday.
His triumph was announced astatine a backstage ceremonial streamed online with nary personage presenters and nary speeches. Organizers antecedently announced that this year's Golden Globes would beryllium a scaled-down matter pursuing contention over a deficiency of diverseness among Hollywood Foreign Press Association rank and different ethical questions related to fiscal benefits.
"O Yeong-su wins Best Performance by a Supporting Actor successful a Series, Limited Series, oregon Television Movie! While O Yeong-su is simply a respected signifier histrion successful his autochthonal South Korea, his Globe motion is his archetypal ever information successful a large awards show," the Golden Globes published connected its website.
O's "Squid Game " formed mate Lee Byung-hun congratulated him connected Instagram, saying, "Bravo!"
His triumph marks the archetypal clip a Korean TV play oregon histrion has been nominated and won a Golden Globe.
"Squid Game" -- created by Hwang Dong-hyuk -- is simply a dystopian bid successful which contestants successful hopeless request of wealth play deadly children's games to triumph currency prizes.
Back successful October, Netflix confirmed the amusement was its "biggest-ever bid astatine launch" pursuing its debut connected September 17.
In the aftermath of the drama's monolithic success, Hwang and Netflix confirmed that determination are discussions astir a 2nd season but that 1 had not yet been confirmed.
O revealed successful an interrogation connected South Korean TV successful September that his beingness had changed importantly since appearing connected the show.
"I consciousness similar I'm successful the air. So I'm trying to calm myself down present truthful I tin restrain myself," helium said, adding: "When I spell to cafes oregon different places, I go self-conscious. Being a celebrated histrion was hard too."