Jung Ho Yeon Becomes The First Korean Nominee for the Emmy Award’s Best Supporting Actress For “Squid Game”

Actor Jung Ho Yeon was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the ’74th Emmy Awards’ for ‘Korea’s First’.

On July 12th (local time), Jung Ho Yeon‘s agency Saram Entertainment said, “On July 12th (local time), Jung Ho Yeon was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her Netflix original series ‘Squid Game’.”

“It’s my first acting debut, and it’s even more meaningful to be nominated for the first time in Korea.” Jung Ho Yeon said.

The ‘Emmy Award’ is an award and awards ceremony given by the American Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to evaluate the outstanding achievements of those involved in television productions.

Jung Ho Yeon is Patricia Arquette in ‘Severance’, Julia Garner in ‘Ozark’, Ray Seahorn in ‘Better Call Saul’, Sarah Snook in ‘Succession’, and Euphoria (Euphoria). Euphoria)’ was selected as a nominee for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series along with world-class actors such as Sydney Sweeney.

As a result, Jung Ho Yeon became the first Korean actor to be nominated for the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the Emmy Awards. 

At the same time, she became the first actor to be nominated for his first acting debut in the category and set a record as the fourth Asian actor to be nominated after Tina Chen, Sandra Oh (Canadian, American) and Archie Panjabi.

Squid Game‘, in which she appeared, was also the first Korean drama and the first non-English-speaking drama to be nominated in 14 categories including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay.

In this way, Jung Ho Yeon‘s ‘first’ record continues. In February, Jung Ho Yeon became the first Korean actress to win the Best Actress Award in a TV Drama Series at the ’28th American Actors Guild Awards’ (SAG).

 She also won her Best Actress in an Action Series at the 2nd Annual Critics Choice Super Awards.

Jung Ho Yeon decorated the cover of ‘Vogue US’ with ‘Asian first solo’, and she appeared in the music video of ‘Out of time’, a new song by the world-famous pop star The Weeknd, and she gathered a lot of attention. 

‘Women who have had an impact on the global entertainment industry’ announced by the American entertainment media ‘Variety’, ‘Asia under 30’ selected by ‘Forbes’, an American business magazine, Asia, who has had the greatest influence on international culture over the past year.

She showed off her global influence as the protagonist of an unprecedented syndrome, such as being selected on the ‘A100 list’ that pays attention to Pacific people.

Not only that, but she also received the Actress of the Year award at the ’20th Director’s Cut Awards’, in which Jung Ho Yeon selects nominees and winners through a vote only by Korean film directors in February. 

She was also nominated for the Best New Actress in a Drama category at the ‘1st Blue Dragon Series Awards’ to be held on the 19th.

On the other hand, Jung Ho Yeon is best known for ‘Alfonso Cuaron’, which won the Academy Award for Best Director for ‘Gravity’ and ‘Roma’.

Meanwhile, the ‘Emmy Award’, in which Jung Ho Yeon was nominated for the first time as a Korean actor, will be held in Los Angeles (LA), the USA on September 13 (Korean time).

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