Who is the lead actor of the "Squid Game" series? He was involved in modeling and catering, and many envy his career

Lee Jung-jae, the protagonist of the Korean record-breaking show "Squid Game", has long been known to the public and has a very successful career.

Who is the lead actor of the "Squid Game" series? He was involved in modeling and catering, and many envy his career

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The most popular series "Squid game" does not cease to intrigue the public. It has been both praised and criticized, while the biggest profit went to Netflix, even though the whole world thought that it was the show's creator who got rich.

After we had the opportunity to find out who the charismatic old gentlemen from the show is, this time the only participant who is not eliminated in the series comes to the fore. The lead actor's name is Lee Jung-jae and because of his career, many envy him.

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In the series, Lee Jung-jae portrays a character who has an ex-wife, a daughter, and a mother whose treatment he should take care of, but - he does nothing. He is indebted on all sides, while bookmakers and casinos only make it worse for him.

That is why he decides to try his luck in a game that takes place on an isolated island. (Spoiler alert!) If you’ve already watched the series, you know him as the only character who survived.

Lee Jung-jae was born in Seoul, where he graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts. He started his career in famous plays that are performed in the Korean way, so, among other things, he was Hamlet for several seasons.

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Many did not know that this actor, who experienced abnormal popularity overnight, was also involved in modeling. His face is not unknown to the East Asian world. In addition, he studied interior design, so he did not have to look for an expert to arrange the chain of Italian restaurants "Il Mare", which he opened in his hometown. He designed everything himself.

In his working biography, he owns about thirty films and 11 series. He won 24 awards in his country and was nominated for as many more.

He received the most important recognition in 1999 for the "City of the Rising Sun", which was also shown at major world festivals. An impressive career, which, however, we only found out about these days when the series "Squid Game" caused a real craze for him.

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Journalists of the prestigious film magazine Variety were interested in whether Hollywood made any offers to the famous actor.

However, it seems that the machines in the "dream factory" have been starting up late, despite the fact that Lee "finished" the famous game called "Squid" and stayed alive.

"I have not yet received any offers from the West. Of course, if a good script arrives, I will gladly accept the job" the biggest Korean star at the moment honestly replied.

By: Helen B.