Golden Horse nod: Mark Lee gets recognition for his acting with drag queen role in Number 1

Mark Lee in drag for the movie Number 1.
Mark Lee in drag for the movie Number 1.PHOTO: MM2 ENTERTAINMENT

SINGAPORE - When local actor Mark Lee heard that his performance in the film Number 1 had been nominated for a Golden Horse Award, his first reaction was to go: "Oh okay."

The 52-year-old says in Mandarin in a telephone interview with The Straits Times: "It only slowly dawned on me as people started sending me their congratulations that: 'Wah, I got nominated for Best Leading Actor.'"

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