Roy Chiu found role as gay man not particularly challenging

Roy Chiu was nominated for a Golden Horse award for Best Actor for his sensitive portrayal of a gay man mourning the death of his partner in Dear Ex.
Roy Chiu was nominated for a Golden Horse award for Best Actor for his sensitive portrayal of a gay man mourning the death of his partner in Dear Ex. PHOTO: REUTERS

Taiwanese actor Roy Chiu is not at all disappointed over losing out on the Golden Horse award for Best Actor last Saturday.

"I'm really very happy just to be nominated," he tells The Straits Times in Mandarin in a telephone interview. "The other nominees were all amazing, so to be considered in their league, I am very happy."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 22, 2018, with the headline 'Roy Chiu found role as gay man not particularly challenging'. Print Edition | Subscribe