‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Actor Conrad Ricamora Tearfully Thanked Fans for ‘Accepting Oliver’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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After six profitable seasons, Shonda Rhimes’ How To Get Away With Murder collection will conclude. Recently, the solid had their last desk learn. Leading solid member Conrad Ricamora who portrays shy expertise knowledgeable Oliver Hampton shared an emotional message on Instagram nearly instantly after thanking the HTGAWM followers for “accepting” his character.

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Conrad Ricamora as Oliver Hampton on ‘How To Get Away With Murder’

Computer wiz Oliver Hampton first appeared within the pilot episode of How To Get Away With Murder when Connor Walsh seduced him for unlawful paperwork, they usually had a sexual encounter that night time.

They began as associates with advantages, however their relationship developed after Connor admitted he burned Sam Keating’s physique and had a drug drawback. Towards the tip of the season, Oliver and Connor formally grow to be boyfriends.

The two determined to get examined for STDs, and Oliver acquired a constructive HIV take a look at whereas Connor’s outcomes got here again unfavorable. In Season 2, the regulation pupil moved in with Oliver, and the pc genius helped Connor on his instances.

Oliver then started working for Annalise Keating on the clinic in Season 3, and he and Connor broke up because the expertise knowledgeable needed to concentrate on himself. However, after Oliver bought rejected by a possible boyfriend as a result of his constructive standing, he returned to Connor after which proposed to him by the tip of the season.

In Season 4, Oliver nonetheless hadn’t acquired a solution from Connor, and the regulation pupil dropped out of faculty. Connor started serving to Annalise along with her class-action lawsuit, and Oliver turned a witness in Simon Drake’s obvious suicide.

When Connor lastly determined he needed to marry Oliver and proposed with a twistie tie, the expertise knowledgeable admitted he knew who killed Wes Gibbins. In the subsequent season, the couple tied the knot, and Nate Lahey Jr. killed performing district legal professional Ronald Miller proper outdoors the venue.

Additionally, Laurel Castillo and her son, Christopher, who Connor and Oliver are additionally the authorized guardians of, disappeared. In Season 5, everybody grappled with their disappearances, particularly Oliver, as a result of Christopher was kidnapped whereas of their care, as they bought prepared for commencement.

Before the present ended for a mid-season break, Oliver gifted his associates “magic mushrooms” to have fun their huge day but it surely backfired as soon as a Asher Millstone turned up lifeless.

Conrad Ricamora thanked everybody for ‘accepting Oliver’

On January 24, 2020, the How To Get Away With Murder solid had their final desk learn for the present, ever, inflicting Conrad Ricamora to really feel overwhelmed with emotion.

He took to his Instagram proper afterward and defined this “made him realize that this is the beginning of a lot of goodbyes.” Ricamora additionally promised the subsequent episode would “great” however principally needed to thank the HTGAWM viewers for “accepting Oliver into your homes and into your hearts.”

He continued, “It’s a story that doesn’t get told very often as Asian Americans. We often get forgotten in the narrative, so I’m so thankful for Pete [Norwalk] for writing Oliver into the show.”

Again, Ricamora thanked the followers for “accepting him [Oliver] with so much love and compassion.” He additionally famous that it’s uncommon for actors to get a six-year job, so he’s grateful for that and the feelings that got here with the belief the present is ending “caught him off guard.”

How To Get Away With Murder returns on April 2, 2020, at 10 p.m. EST on ABC.

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