Lee Jung-Jae Makes History With Emmy Win for ‘Squid Game’

When Lee Jung-jae won the Emmy for Best Actor in a Drama for his role in "Squid Game" at this year's Emmys,

he was the first Asian actor to win in that category.  

"Thank you to the Television Academy, Netflix, and the director for using a great script to bring real problems tha

we all face to life on the screen in such a creative way. The "Squid Game" team, thank you.

"Thank you to everyone in Korea who was watching," he said after he got the award. He then repeated what he had said in Korean.

Jung-jae gets the nomination for his role in "Squid Game," a surprise hit on Netflix that made him a star.