Lee Jung-jae becomes 1st Asian winner of lead drama actor Emmy

Lee Jung-jae
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Lee Jung-jae has made history at the 2022 Emmys.

The Squid Game star has won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, becoming the first South Korean person to ever win the award. In fact, he's also the first Asian actor to win this lead drama actor Emmy and the first person to win the award for a series that's not in English.

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