Actor Lee Jung-jae to guest star on tvN's 'You Quiz On The Block'
Actor Lee Jung-jae of “Squid Game” will appear as a guest on the tvN variety show “You Quiz On The Block.”
According to local news reports, the star of the hit Netflix series will film for the show at the end of the month.
“You Quiz,” hosted by entertainers Yu Jae-seok and Cho Sae-ho, is a popular show that interviews guests, including non-celebrities, from a variety of professional fields.
Previous guests include BTS, Girls’ Generation, actors Gong Yoo, Shin Ha-kyun, Cho Seung-woo, Hwang Jung-min, Park Jeong-min, Shin Min-ah, Choi Woo-shik, and dancers from the recently-ended hit survival show “Street Woman Fighter” aired on Mnet.
Lee shot to global fame after starring in Netflix Korea’s original series “Squid Game” directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk. The series recently won the Breakthrough Series — Long Format at the 2021 Gotham Awards, marking the first major U.S. award the series has won since it was released in September.
Lee was also nominated for his performance at the Gotham Awards and two upcoming award ceremonies, the Critics Choice Awards and Golden Globes.
Lee, who debuted in 1993 through SBS television series “Dinosaur Teacher” is well-known in Korea for his roles in films such as “City of the Rising Sun” (1999), “The Thieves” (2012), “The Face Reader” (2013) and “Assassination” (2015).
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