Jack Falahee, who plays gay law student
Connor Walsh on ABC's How To Get Away With Murder, says that
he's not worried about being typecast in gay roles.
Peter Nowalk, who created the Shonda
Rhimes executive produced show, previously said that Murder would
not shy away from showing gay sex because “it's part of life.”
In the show's pilot, Connor is seen
picking up, then bedding Oliver (played by Conrad Ricamora), an
informant for a murder case. In subsequent episodes, Connor and
Oliver appear to be developing a relationship.
“I think that all the sex scenes in
the show are plot driven and/or character based,” Falahee told
“Connor is at times driven by his
sexual appetite, like many people in this world. He just happens to
“I really didn't think twice about
playing a character that is gay,” the 25-year-old Falahee added.
“I was just excited to audition because Pete Nowalk wrote a
compelling, smart and engaging pilot with real, multi-faceted