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Deceased actress Yang among nominees for TV Golden Bell Awards

2015/08/26 22:33:34

Taipei, August 26 (CNA) The deceased actress Yang Ke-han (楊可涵), who committed suicide in July, was nominated for the Best Leading Actress Award of the 2015 TV Golden Bell Awards Wednesday.

The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development, the organizer of the awards for Taiwan's TV industry, announced the shortlist for various categories of the awards at a press conference in the afternoon.

Yang, along with Janel Tsai (蔡淑臻), Chu Chih-ying (朱芷瑩), Ruby Lin (林心如) and Huang Pei-chia (黃姵嘉) were nominated for the Best Leading Actress Award in the category of TV drama.

The jury group of the 50th Golden Bell Awards said that Yang was nominated for her outstanding performance in the TV drama "The New World" (新世界).

Yang's agent thanked the judge group's recognition of her performing skill, adding that "she would be happy to hear that in heaven."

The 27-year-old actress committed suicide on July 6 at home and was declared dead at a hospital on July 18 after attempts to revive her failed.

She said before her death that winning a golden bell award would be her greatest dream.

(By Wang Ching-i and Brook Hsiao)