Lee Jung-Jae has won yet another award in the US for his performance in “Squid Game”, this time at the 37th Independent Spirit Awards.

The news was confirmed by his agency, stating that the actor has won the award for Best Male Performance in a New Scripted Series, though Lee himself was unable to attend the event.

“Thank you for giving me this meaningful award and loving ‘Squid Game'” he expressed in a pre-recorded video. “As many people all over the world are loving ‘Squid Game’, many are wondering when season 2 will come. So please wait a little more. And thank you once again.”

He also thanked the “Squid Game” team, as well as to Netflix and viewers who loved the show.

He bested other contenders that include Murray Bartlett (“The White Lotus”) and Olly Alexander (“It’s a Sin”).

This win made Lee the first Korean actor to win the Best Actor accolade at the Independent Spirit Awards, after becoming the first Korean actor to win similarly at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last month.

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Lee Jung-Jae won a SAG trophy last month

(Photo Source: Lee Jung-Jae Instagram)