On Monday (12/9), “Round 6” actor Lee Jung-jae became the first Asian man to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
The actor competed in the category with Jason Bateman (“Ozark”), Brian Cox (“Succession”), Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”), Adam Scott (“Severance”) and Jeremy Strong (“Succession”).
In the series, Lee plays a single dad addicted to gambling, who participates in the game filled with mental and psychological challenges in the hopes of winning a big cash prize.
“Round 6” went down in history by becoming the first non-English language production to win an Emmy. The Netflix series won the award for Directing for a Drama Series, Hwang Dong-hyuk.