Ke Huy Quan Made SAG Awards History As The First Asian Male Film Winner For "Everything Everywhere All At Once"

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If you’ve seen Everything Everywhere All at Once, you definitely fell in love with Ke Huy Quan’s performance as Waymond Wang.

Screenshot from "Everything Everywhere All at Once"

The veteran actor has been cleaning it up during awards season, and it’s been truly a wonderful thing to witness. During the 2023 SAG Awards, he added another award to his mantle, and in historic fashion.

Ke Huy Quan on the red carpet

With his win for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Quan became the first Asian male film winner in SAGs history.

Ke Huy Quan holding his SAG award

The actor revealed the news during his emotional acceptance speech after his name was announced. “This moment no longer belongs to just me, it also belongs to everyone who has asked for change,” he said.

Ke Huy Quan accepting his SAG award

Quan also mentioned that he stepped away from acting “because there were so few opportunities,” before gesturing toward some of his Everything Everywhere All at Once co-stars and acknowledging how things have changed since then.

Ke Huy Quan accepting his SAG award

“The landscape looks so different now than before. So thank you so much to everyone in this room who contributed to these changes.”

Ke Huy Quan accepting his SAG award

“Please keep on going because the spotlight will one day find you,” he concluded.

Ke Huy Quan accepting his SAG award

Congrats to Ke Huy Quan on the big win! Hopefully, the Oscar is next…

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