Squid Game character Name, Player Number, Real name, Images

    Squid Game is a Netflix original South Korean survival drama series. Written and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, starring Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, O Yeong-su, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung. It tells the storey of a group of 456 people who are invited to take part in a secret survival game with a prize of $45.6 billion (US$38.7 million). It was released worldwide on September 17, 2021, and distributed by Netflix.

    Main cast

    1. Lee Jung-jae as Seong Gi-hun

    Lee Jung-jae as Seong Gi-hun

    Seong Gi-hun is a driver and a gambling addict who lives with his mother and strives to support his daughter financially. He plays the game to pay off his numerous debts. Seong Gi-hun is player number 456.

    2. Park Hae-soo as Cho Sang-woo

    Park Hae-soo as Cho Sang-woo

    Cho Sang-woo is junior to Gi-hun and he is the leader of the investment team at a securities firm. Cho Sang-woo was a great student at Seoul National University. but he is now wanted by the police for stealing money from his clients. He is player number 218.

    3. Jung Ho-yeon as Kang Sae-byeok

    Jung Ho-yeon as Kang Sae-byeok

    Kang Sae-byeok is a defector from North Korea who enters the Game in order to pay a broker to locate and recover her remaining family members who remain beyond the border. Kang Sae-byeok is player number 067.

    4. O Yeong-su as Oh Il-nam (001)

    O Yeong-su as Oh Il-nam (001)

    Oh Il-nam, an old man suffering from a brain tumour who would rather play the Game than wait for death. Oh Il-nam is player number 001.

    5. Heo Sung-tae as Jang Deok-su

    Heo Sung-tae as Jang Deok-su

    Jang Deok-su is a gangster who enters the Game to settle his massive gambling debts. Jang Deok-su is player number 101.

    6. Anupam Tripathi as Abdul Ali

    Anupam Tripathi as Abdul Ali

    As a result of Ali’s employer’s refusal to pay him for several months, Abdul Ali, a Pakistani immigrant, joins the game to help support his young family. Abdul Ali is player number 199.

    7. Kim Joo-ryoung as Han Mi-nyeo

    Kim Joo-ryoung as Han Mi-nyeo

    Han Mi-nyeo is a fascinating and cunning woman who poses as a destitute single mother. Han Mi-nyeo is player number 212.

    8. Wi Ha-joon as Hwang Jun-ho

    Wi Ha-joon as Hwang Jun-ho

    Hwang Jun-ho a police officer who enters the game as a guard in order to discover his missing brother.

    Supporting cast

    9. Yoo Sung-joo as Byeong-gi

    Byeong-gi is a doctor who secretly collaborates with a group of corrupt guards to market the organs of deceased participants in exchange for information on future tournaments. Byeong-gi is player number 111.

    10. Lee Yoo-mi as Ji-yeong

    Lee Yoo-mi as Ji-yeong

    Ji-Yeong is a young woman who was recently freed from prison for murdering her abusive father. Ji-Yeong is player number  017.

    11. Kim Si-hyun as Player

    Player a clergyman who, while playing the game, rediscovers his faith. i-Yeong is player number 244.

    12. Kim Yun-tae as Player 069

    Kim Yun-tae as Player 069

    a player who joins the Game with his wife, Player 070.

    13. Lee Ji-ha as Player 070

    Lee Ji-ha as Player 070

    a player who joins the Game with her husband, Player 069.

    14. Kwak Ja-hyoung as Player 278

    A member of Deok-squad su’s who operates as his henchman.

    15. Chris Chan as Player 276

    A participant in the Tug of War round who joins Seong Gi-hun’s team.


    16. Kim Young-ok as Gi-hun’s mother

    17. Cho Ah-in as Seong Ga-yeong, Gi-hun’s daughter

    18. Kang Mal-geum as Gi-hun’s ex-wife and Ga-yeong’s mother

    19. Park Hye-jin as Sang-woo’s mother

    20. Park Si-wan as Kang Cheol / Sae-byeok’s brother

    Special/Guest appearances

    21. Gong Yoo as a salesman

    Gong Yoo as a salesman

    A salesman who recruits participants for the Game.

    22. Lee Byung-hun as The Front Man

    Lee Byung-hun as The Front Man

    The Front Man is the operator of the game who always wears a black diamond cut musk.

    23. Lee Jung-jun as Guard

    Lee Jung-jun as Guard

    The Guard who unveil his face to the players on episode 3, and dies for this.

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