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.


  • 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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