Yoon Yeo-jung is the first Korean actor to win the SAG Best Supporting Actress Award, and then expresses her feelings. Photos ISAG Twitter

[Reporter Han Hyeon-jeong, Daily Economy Star Today]

Youn Yuh-jung (74) of ‘Minari’ won the American Actors Guild Award (SAG) for Best Supporting Actress, and gave a green light to the Oscars.

Youn Yuh-jung was called as the recipient of the Best Actress Award at the “27th American Actors Guild Awards (SAG)” held non-face-to-face in Los Angeles, USA at 10 am on the 5th (Korean time): Sub-Subsequence Movie Film’), Glenn Close (‘Hillville’s Song’), Olivia Coleman (‘The Father’), Helena Zengel (‘News of the World’), etc. Hugged It is the first Korean actor to win the SAG Acting Award.

Youn Yuh-jung, connected by video, showed an expression of disbelief when her name was called, and other actors congratulated with cheers. Youn Yuh-jung said, “I don’t know how to express this feeling,” and “It is a glorious thing. It is especially honorable that my fellow actors have chosen me as the best supporting actor. Thank you,” she expressed her feelings of the award in her unique easy and skillful English.

Youn Yuh-jung has won 32 awards from the National Critics Committee to Los Angeles, Washington DC, Boston, San Francisco, and Seattle with ‘Minari’, and added an acting award on this day. The American Actors Guild Awards were called the Academy’s outpost and stepped closer to the Oscars.

In an interview released by the New York Times on the 3rd, Youn Yuh-jung said, “I never imagined that the seventy-three Asian actors would be nominated for an Oscar.” Whether or not Youn Yuh-jung, the first Korean actor to be nominated for the Academy, will hold an Oscar trophy is a matter of interest. .

As she said, Youn Yuh-jung surprised the world with ‘water parsley’ and reached the peak of her 50-year acting life.

In ‘Minari’ (Director Lee Issac Chung), which depicts the migration of Korean families to the United States, Youn Yuh-jung plays the role of Sun-ja, a maternal grandmother who came to the United States to care for her grandchildren. As the grandson said, Youn Yuh-jung in the play revealed the charm of ‘K-grandmother’ by exuding a strong presence with ‘Youn Yuh-jung’s style of Sun-ja’, which is full of personality and sacrificial to her children. The praise that poured out at the same time as the work was released led to the award relay and reached today.

Youn Yuh-jung, who enjoyed her heyday in the 1970s, married and moved to Florida in the US, divorced after 10 years, returned to Korea, and worked as an actor again, in an interview with NYT. “I didn’t learn acting at school, nor did I study film. “There was a feeling of inferiority,” she said. “So, when I received the line, I practiced very hard. At one time, only small roles came in and I suffered, and people hated me as well. I tried to quit and return to the United States, but I survived like this. I’m enjoying acting now,” she laughed brightly.

Now, it is Oscar who is waiting for Youn Yuh-jung. At the ’93rd Academy Awards’ held on the 25th (local time), ‘Minari’ is nominated for a total of six categories, including the Best Supporting Actress Award named by Youn Yuh-jung, the Best Actress Award, Director Award, Screenplay Award, Best Actor Award, and Music Award.

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