Actor Oh Yeon-soo, known for playing Squid Game Player 001, was indicted for sexual misconduct. He was later released without custody. A 78-year-old man is said to have inappropriately touched a woman in mid-2017.According to his Variety, the alleged victim filed a complaint in December 2021. The case was closed in April but was later reopened at the victim’s request, according to South Korean news outlets. was denied. Variety quoted the actor’s statement to JTBC on the matter: “I held her hand to show her the way around the lake. I’m not admitting the charges.”
Oh Yeon-soo is one of South Korea’s most popular actors thanks to the global popularity of his Netflix survival game show. Born in 1944 in Kaesong, present-day North Korea, the actor has appeared in more than 200 of his stage plays, including the popular South Korean “A Streetcar Called Desire.” He has also appeared in several shows and movies such as Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring, Little Monk, and Soul Guardians.Aside from Squid Games, he has also appeared in Chocolate, God of War, and Seondeok. She has also appeared in drama series such as The Queen, Moon River. His go-to act remains The Squid Game, released in September 2021. The show also featured Lee Jung-jae, Park Hye-soo, Lee Byung-hun, Lee Ji-ha, Anupam Tripathi and others. The show won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, a TV movie miniseries. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award.