Meet The Filipino Actor Who Starred In “Squid Game” And “The Negotiation”

He’s met Son Ye Jin, Hyun Bin, Song Joong Ki, and many more!

Fun fact: One of the actors in Netflix‘s hottest K-Drama, Squid Game, is Filipino! If you watched closely, you may have noticed Player 276 in the third game, tug-of-war.

He is none other than Chris Lagahit, who is also known by his screen name, Chris Chan.

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Chris studied in the University of the Philippines (UP). He is a former English Teacher, and he currently works as a marketing consultant in South Korea.

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Much to the envy of many Filipinos, he is also a part-time actor who has appeared in several dramas and films! He started doing casting calls in 2017 and has since starred in works like The Negotiation alongside Son Ye Jin and Hyun Bin

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…as well as Space Sweepers with Song Joong Ki.

His Instagram page is rich with behind the scenes photos taken with the cast of Squid Game, including Heo Sung Tae

Anupam Tripathi

…and Jung Ho Yeon.

We can’t wait for his next acting gig!

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Source: CNN Philippines

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