‘Squid Game’ Star Lee Jung-jae Wins U.S. Critics Choice Award

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Actor Lee Jung-jae has won Best Actor in a Drama Series in the U.S. Critics Choice Awards for his role in Netflix’s mega-hit series “Squid Game.”

The dystopian series also won Best Foreign Language Series at the ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Lee Jung-jae poses with his trophy at the Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles, California on Sunday. /AP-Yonhap

The awards, chosen by film and broadcast critics, are one of the four major awards in the U.S. along with the Oscars Golden Globes and Emmys.

Lee Jung-jae also won best actor at this year’s U.S. Screen Actors Guild Awards last month. Expectations are already high for another honor at the Emmys in September. 

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