A little over a month ago, we swelled with #localpride when it was announced that Mark Lee had gotten nominated for Best Leading Actor at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards for his role in the Singaporean comedy Number 1.

The awards is often referred to as the ‘Oscars of Asia’ and past winners of the Best Leading Actor award include the biggest names in Chinese entertainment, like Tony Leung (both Chiu Wai and Ka Fai), Andy Lau, and Jackie Chan.

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