Emmy Awards - 2022, Lee Jung-jae won the title of Best Actor
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The 74th Emmy Awards - 2022, held in Los Angeles, USA, were announced on 13 September.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- Actor Lee Jung-jae won an Emmy for Best Actor in a Drama for his performance in Netflix's hit South Korean series “Squid Game”.
"Squid Game" producer Hwang Dong-hyuk became the first Asian director to win the Drama Series category and also the first director to win for a non-English language series.
Lee took the title, beating veterans Jason Bateman (Ozark), Brian Cox (Succession), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Adam Scott (Severance) and Jeremy (Succession).
He has also won the SAG Award for 'Squid Game' earlier this year as well.
The series revolves around a competition where 456 players, all of whom are facing a deep financial crunch.
About Emmy Award :
It annually recognizes excellence in leading television programming produced outside the US.
It is also called the American Television Award.
The Emmy Awards are created by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
The National Academy was formed in 1946 and the Emmy Award was presented for the first time in 1949.
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