Updated: Jan 25, 2021
Patrick and David's relationship on Schitt's Creek melted the hearts of fans across the world (Screenshot/Netflix)
Reid collectively melted the hearts of queer people across the world with his portrayal of David Rose’s love interest Patrick in Schitt’s Creek, the comedy that took the world by storm when it landed on Netflix.
Reflecting on his time on the show, which ended in April after a six-season run, Reid – who is straight – said he never tried to play the character a certain way based on his sexuality.
When asked what he thinks of the ongoing debate around straight actors playing gay characters, Reid told theIrish Independent: “I agree with it on many scores. I also feel like Patrick is just a guy who’s attracted to another guy.”
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