South Korean drama Squid Game has been a breakout show of 2021. This past weekend, the series won 4 awards at the Creative Arts Emmys 2022. The technical awards were held over the two days ahead of the 74th Primetime Emmys later this month. Squid Game star Lee Yoo Mi made history by becoming the first Korean actress to win the Outstanding Guest Actress Award at Creative Arts Emmys 2022.
“Thank you so much for this huge honour,” Lee said, via a translator after accepting the award on Sunday night, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “I want to give my thanks to the TV academy, especially a big thanks to my Netflix team as well.” The actress then said, “I’m so very happy, thank you!”
On the work front, Lee Yoo Mi is set for several projects as the leading lady. The actress is currently gearing up for the upcoming K-drama Mental Coach Jegal with actors Jung Woo, Kwon Yool and Park Se Young. She will also headline the sequel of Strong Woman Do Bong Soon titled Strong Woman Kang Nam Soon starring alongside Ong Seong Wu, Byun Woo Seok, Kim Hae Sook and Kim Jung Eun.