Openly Gay Actors

by MarcusHoover | created - 16 Jul 2011 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

1. Neil Patrick Harris

Actor | How I Met Your Mother

Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973. His parents, Sheila Gail (Scott) and Ronald Gene Harris, were lawyers and ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. ...

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1554852,00.html

2. Luke Macfarlane

Actor | Over There

Luke Macfarlane was born on January 19, 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada as Thomas Luke Macfarlane Jr. He is an actor, known for Over There (2005), Brothers & Sisters (2006) and Killjoys (2015).

http://justjared.buzznet.com/2008/04/15/luke-macfarlane-gay/

3. Gavin Creel

Soundtrack | Submissions Only

Gavin Creel was born on April 18, 1976 in Findlay, Ohio, USA.

http://www.broadway.com/buzz/159649/millie-and-hair-star-gavin-creel-on-coming-out-making-noise-and-dreaming-of-a-hippie-heaven/

4. Chad Allen

Actor | Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman

Chad Allen was born on June 5, 1974 in Cerritos, California, USA as Chad Allen Lazzari. He is an actor and producer, known for Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), TerrorVision (1986) and Our House (1986).

http://www.out.com/entertainment/2008/09/22/allens-anatomy

5. Mitchell Anderson

Actor | Jaws: The Revenge

Mitchell Anderson was born on August 21, 1961 in Jamestown, New York, USA as Mitchell Ogren Anderson. He is an actor, known for Jaws: The Revenge (1987), After Forever (2017) and The Karen Carpenter Story (1989).

http://www.advocate.com/arts-entertainment/theater/2008/02/08/mitchell-andersons-second-run

6. John Barrowman

Actor | Torchwood

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Joliet, Illinois. He returned to the UK, for a 6 month Shakespeare semester with the United States International University of San Diego, but left to star in the musical production of "Anything Goes," with Elaine Page. He went on to star in "Miss Saigon," "...

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/09/06/john-barrowman-i-didnt-wake-up-one-morning-and-decide-to-be-gay/

7. Lance Bass

Actor | On the Line

Lance Bass is the quintessential illustration of a highly successful and driven jack-of-all-trades: singer, host, actor, producer, writer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and cosmonaut.

Beyond his fame as a member of the phenomenally successful group *NSYNC, where the group sold an impressive 60 ...

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,26334,1219142,00.html

8. Ricky Martin

Soundtrack | August: Osage County

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricky initiated his singing career in the Latin all boy-band group Menudo. After leaving the group, he moved to New York to study acting. After finishing his studies, he relocated to Mexico where he performed as actor in "Mama ama el Rock", "Alcanzar una Estrella II"...

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/664757/0/ricky-martin/confiesa/gay/

9. Reichen Lehmkuhl

Actor | Dante's Cove

Reichen Lehmkuhl was born on December 26, 1973 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Richard Allen Lehmkuhl. He is an actor and producer, known for Dante's Cove (2004), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Days of Our Lives (1965).

http://gaylife.about.com/od/index/a/reichenlehmkuhl.htm

10. Dan Bucatinsky

Actor | Second Act

Dan Bucatinsky was born on September 22, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Second Act (2018), The Post (2017) and Scandal (2012). He is married to Don Roos. They have two children.

http://deadline.com/2014/09/dan-bucatinsky-gay-coming-out-in-hollywood-sag-town-hall-833166/

11. David Burtka

Actor | A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

David Burtka was born on May 29, 1975 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA as David M. Burtka. He is an actor and writer, known for A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011), Neil's Puppet Dreams (2012) and CSI: NY (2004). He has been married to Neil Patrick Harris since September 6, 2014. They have two ...

http://www.out.com/out-exclusives/2012/01/11/neil-patrick-harris-david-burtka-love-couple-stars-children

12. Dan Butler

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Dan Butler was born on December 2, 1954 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA as Daniel E. Butler. He is an actor and writer, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Frasier (1993) and Enemy of the State (1998). He has been married to Richard Waterhouse since September 12, 2010.

http://voices.outtakeonline.com/2012/07/gay-activist-actor-dan-butler-speaks.html

13. Richard Chamberlain

Actor | The Towering Inferno

Richard Chamberlain became THE leading heartthrob of early 1960s TV. As the impeccably handsome Dr. Kildare, the slim, butter-haired hunk with the near-perfect Ivy-League charm and smooth, intelligent demeanor, had the distaff fans fawning unwavering over him throughout the series' run. While this ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1341935/Richard-Chamberlain-Why-I-kept-gay-life-secret-Dr-Kildare.html

14. Christian Chávez

Actor | Clase 406

Christian Chavez was born on August 7, 1983 in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. At the age of two, he Moved to Mexico City.

In 2002, Chávez was cast as Fernando 'Fercho' Lucena in the telenovela Clase 406. The series had four seasons and 350 one-hour episodes in total.

In 2005, Chávez joined a new ...

http://marcianosmx.com/christian-chavez-de-rbd-acepta-ser-gay-salio-del-closet/

15. Chris Colfer

Actor | Struck by Lightning

Chris Colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on May 27, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher Paul Colfer. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009-2015), Struck by Lightning (2012), and The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell. His break out role was as Kurt Hummel in Glee, ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2357126/Chris-Colfer-boyfriend-Will-Sherrod-don-matching-patriotic-outfits-Fourth-July-lunch-date.html

16. Craig Chester

Actor | Adam & Steve

Craig Chester was born in West Covina, California, the son of Cecil, lead singer in the rock band "Whiskey" and Linda, a homemaker. He moved with his family to Carrollton, Texas at the age of twelve when his father accepted a corporate job with Nestlé. At age fifteen, Chester was diagnosed with the...

http://www.dallasobserver.com/1995-05-04/film/rushes/full/

17. Wilson Cruz

Actor | Star Trek: Discovery

Wilson Cruz, whose heritage is Puerto Rican, was born in New York City, the eldest of three brothers. Early on, his parents encouraged his interest in the theater. At age seven, Wilson began appearing in plays, among them "Cradle of Fire," "Supporting Cast," "Becoming Memories," and "The Roar of ...

http://gaylife.about.com/od/gaycelebrityprofiles/ig/Gay-Celebrity-Profiles/Wilson-Cruz.-6Zt.htm

18. Charlie David

Producer | Shadowlands

Charlie David has been a host for E! Television, NBC, OutTV, here! TV, Pink TV, EGO, and Life Network on such shows as F.Y.E! (2000), Spy TV (2001), Bump! (2004) (2005-2011) and Crash Test Mommy (2004) (2004-2005). He has been the subject of a documentary on the Learning Channel and has appeared as...

http://gaylife.about.com/od/index/a/charliedavidint.htm

19. Jaye Davidson

Actor | The Crying Game

Jaye was born in Riverside, California in 1968 the son of a Ghanaian father and English mother. The family left for England when Jaye was 2 and a half. Jaye left school at 16 and had been alternately unemployed and doing odd jobs (running for a production company, working in a factory) ever since. ...

http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19930322&slug=1691795

20. Guillermo Díaz

Actor | Half Baked

Guillermo Díaz was born in 1975 in New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Half Baked (1998), Cop Out (2010) and Scandal (2012).

http://www.out.com/detail.asp?id=26518

21. David Drake

Actor | The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me

David Drake was born on June 27, 1963 in Edgewood, Maryland, USA as David Drakula. He is an actor and writer, known for The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me (2000), After Louie (2017) and Philadelphia (1993).

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1994-03-07/features/1994066129_1_david-drake-larry-kramer-ann-cusack

22. James Dreyfus

Actor | Notting Hill

James Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1968 in Islington, London, England as James Louis de Zogheb Dreyfus. He is an actor, known for Notting Hill (1999), The Thin Blue Line (1995) and Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004).

http://www.sheengate.co.uk/richmond-and-barnes/2013/01/31/our-interview-with-james-dreyfus/

23. Scott Evans

Actor | Before We Go

Scott Evans was born on September 21, 1983 in Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA as Scott Andrew Evans. He is an actor and producer, known for Before We Go (2014), The Lovely Bones (2009) and Go-Go Boy Interrupted (2014).

http://www.queerty.com/chris-evans-plays-the-newlywed-game-with-gay-brother-scott-hilarity-ensues-20140402

24. Rupert Everett

Actor | My Best Friend's Wedding

Rupert James Hector Everett was born in Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk, to Sara (Maclean) and Anthony Michael Everett, a Major in the British Army, who later worked in business. He is of mostly English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry.

Everett grew up in privileged circumstances, but the wry, sometimes ...

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jul/04/being-gay-was-a-huge-issue-in-my-career-says-rupert-everett-gay-actors-closet

25. Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Actor | Modern Family

Jesse Tyler Ferguson was born on October 22, 1975 in Missoula, Montana, USA. He is an actor, known for Modern Family (2009), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) and Untraceable (2008). He has been married to Justin Mikita since July 20, 2013.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/26/jesse-tyler-ferguson-came-out-gay-porn_n_5887858.html

26. Harvey Fierstein

Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire

Harvey Fierstein was born on June 6, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Torch Song Trilogy (1988) and Independence Day (1996).

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/broadway/stars/harvey-fierstein/

27. Stephen Fry

Actor | Gosford Park

Writer, actor, comedian, doer of good works, excellent good friend to the famous and not, Fry lives in his London SW1 flat and his Norfolk house when not traveling. Famous for his public declaration of celibacy in the "Tatler" back in the 1980s, Emma Thompson has characterised her friend as "90 ...

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/2678111/Stephen-Fry-reveals-that-he-is-gay.html

28. Robert Gant

Actor | 13 Reasons Why

With several decades of wide-ranging credits to his name, Robert Gant has become a well known actor and participant both in Hollywood and abroad. From television to film, dramatic to comedic, his portrayals have spanned all genres. In one of his most well known roles, Robert starred as Professor ...

http://guidetogay.com/the-news/interviews/160-queer-as-folks-robert-gant

29. Malcolm Gets

Actor | Caroline in the City

Malcolm Gets was born in Chicago but lived in New Jersey until he was 5. Both of his parents are of English ancestry. His mother, Lispbeth, was a special educationist and his father, Terence, works as a college textbook representative for a Boston-based publisher and runs in many competitve ...

http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2010/06/20/Malcolm-Gets-addresses-the-dust-up-over-gays-in-straight-roles/stories/201006200190

30. John Glover

Actor | Payback

John Soursby Glover, Jr., is an American actor, known for a range of villainous roles in films and television, including Lionel Luthor on the Superman-inspired television series Smallville. In 1993 he co-starred in the dark comedy Ed and His Dead Mother with Steve Buscemi and Ned Beatty.Glover was ...

http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=8666

31. Jason Gould

Actor | Say Anything...

Jason Gould was born on December 29, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Jason Emanuel Gould. He is an actor and director, known for Say Anything... (1989), The Prince of Tides (1991) and Boys Life 3 (2000).

http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2014/07/barbra-streisand-tell-all-book-shelved/

32. Nickolas Grace

Actor | Robin of Sherwood

Nickolas Grace was born in England and trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. After repertory experience he appeared in numerous London Stage Productions as well as Shakespeare at Stratford and in New York. He has been in innumerable films, television, plays and radio dramas and ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-455884/Alan-Batess-secret-gay-affair-ice-skater-John-Curry.html

33. Randy Harrison

Actor | Queer as Folk

Randy Harrison was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA and graduated high school in Atlanta, GA. Harrison began acting as a child eventually receiving a BFA from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He is best known for his role as Justin Taylor in the Showtime series Queer as Folk (2000). ...

http://nymag.com/nymetro/urban/gay/features/5945/

34. Andrew Hayden-Smith

Actor | Doctor Who

Andrew Hayden-Smith was born on November 5, 1983 in Gateshead, Newcastle, England as Andrew John Smith. He is an actor, known for Doctor Who (2005), Cucumber (2015) and Hollyoaks (1995).

http://www.rucomingout.com/andrew-hayden-smith-interview.html

35. Sean Hayes

Actor | Will & Grace

Sean Patrick Hayes was born and raised in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. His father, Ronald, a lithographer, left the family when Sean was a young child. His mother, Mary, works at a food bank, and raised Sean and his four siblings on her own. Sean supported himself as a classical ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/28/sean-hayes-gay-community-apology_n_4169745.html

36. John Benjamin Hickey

Actor | Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

John Benjamin Hickey was born on June 25, 1963 in Plano, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Flags of our Fathers (2006) and The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009).

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2015/05/24/sir-derek-jacobi-my-mother-said-my-sexuality-was-a-phase/

37. Cheyenne Jackson

Actor | American Horror Story

Cheyenne Jackson was born on July 12, 1975 in Newport, Washington, USA as Cheyenne David Jackson. He is an actor, known for American Horror Story (2011), 30 Rock (2006) and Glee (2009). He has been married to Jason Landau since September 13, 2014. They have two children. He was previously married ...

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/shortcuts/2015/mar/03/russell-tovey-proud-worst-gay-ever-apology-effeminate-actor

38. Derek Jacobi

Actor | Gladiator

Preeminent British classical actor of the first post-Olivier generation, Derek Jacobi was knighted in 1994 for his services to the theatre, and, in fact, is only the second to enjoy the honor of holding TWO knighthoods, Danish and English (Olivier was the other). Modest and unassuming in nature, ...

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2015/05/24/sir-derek-jacobi-my-mother-said-my-sexuality-was-a-phase/

39. Ian McKellen

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Widely regarded as one of greatest stage and screen actors, both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/gay_rights/12012.shtml

40. Leslie Jordan

Actor | The Help

For such a diminutive (4' 11") frame, character actor Leslie Jordan has a tall propensity for scene-stealing. He hails from the South, as his dead-giveaway drawl quickly exposes, and was raised in a highly conservative, deeply religious atmosphere in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His father, a Lieutenant...

http://www.cyinterview.com/2008/06/leslie-jordan/

41. Udo Kier

Actor | Downsizing

Udo Kier was born October 14, 1944 in Cologne, Germany, during World War II. His entrance was just as dramatic as some of his roles. On the evening of his birth Udo's mother requested extra time with her new baby. The nurses had gathered all of the other babies and returned them to the nursery when...

http://www.udokier.de/media/m_shivers_07_1999.htm

42. T.R. Knight

Actor | Genius

T.R. Knight was a member of the acting company of Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater. Roles there included Richard Miller in Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" and Amadeus in Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus".

On the New York stage, he portrayed Tim Allgood in "Noises Off", Damis in "Tartuffe", Joe in "This Lime ...

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1548317,00.html

43. Adam Lambert

Soundtrack | 2012

Adam Lambert was born on January 29, 1982 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Adam Mitchel Lambert.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gSW7ytC8BA

44. Nathan Lane

Actor | The Producers

Nathan Lane was born on February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Lane. He is an actor, known for The Producers (2005), The Birdcage (1996) and The Lion King (1994). He has been married to Devlin Elliott since November 17, 2015.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3327139/Nathan-Lane-59-weds-partner-18-years-Devlin-Elliott-NYC-s-City-Hall.html

45. Tom Lenk

Actor | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Thomas (Tom) Loren Lenk was born in Westlake Village, California, USA on June 16th, 1976. Tom attended Moorpark College until his junior year, then transferred into UCLA's theater program. It wasn't long before others began to notice Tom's talent, and in 1997 Tom won the Carol Burnett Award and ...

http://www.afterelton.com/blog/michaeljensen/buffy-the-vampire-slayer-andrew-out

46. Mitchell Lichtenstein

Director | Teeth

Mitchell Lichtenstein was born on March 10, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Mitchell Wilson Lichtenstein. He is an actor and director, known for Teeth (2007), The Wedding Banquet (1993) and Happy Tears (2009).

http://knightatthemovies.com/KATM_MitchellLichtenstein.html

47. Matt Lucas

Actor | Little Britain

Matt Lucas was born on March 5, 1974 in Paddington, London, England as Matthew Richard Lucas. He is an actor and writer, known for Little Britain (2003), Bridesmaids (2011) and Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016). He was previously married to Kevin McGee.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/matt-lucas-i-had-no-hair-asthma-and-was-gay-school-was-tough/

48. Eric Millegan

Actor | Bones

Eric Millegan was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey and raised in Springfield Oregon. He is currently found on television as Zack Addy in the FOX hit show, Bones (2005). Other TV credits include guest spots on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) and Sidney Lumet's 100 Centre Street (2001). On ...

http://liverampup.com/entertainment/openly-gay-eric-millegan-married-2012-enjoying-splendid-net-worth-partner.html

49. John Cameron Mitchell

Actor | Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron Mitchell was born on April 21, 1963 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Shortbus (2006) and How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017).

https://hitberry.com/gay-actor-john-cameron-mitchell-talks-about-getting-over-the-death-of-late-boyfriend-jack-steeb/

50. Peter Paige

Writer | The Fosters

Peter Paige is an accomplished actor, director, and playwright who has worked on countless theatrical productions in New York and at regional theaters around the country, not to mention numerous television and film projects. Paige lived in seven different states before graduating from high school. ...

https://www.buzzfeed.com/louispeitzman/how-peter-paige-has-pushed-the-boundaries-of-lgbt-representa?utm_term=.fqX5rMBOk#.di8Q9lnEo

51. David Hyde Pierce

Actor | Frasier

David Hyde Pierce was born on 3 April 1959 in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. He is the youngest child of George and Laura Pierce (both deceased) and has two older sisters (Barbara and Nancy) and an older brother (Thomas). As a child, he was very interested in music (particularly piano) and ...

http://perezhilton.com/2010-11-15-david-hyde-pierce-talks-about-coming-out-and-getting-married

52. Kieron Richardson

Actor | Hollyoaks

Kieron Richardson was born on January 12, 1986 in Eccles, Manchester, England as Kieron Mark Richardson. He is an actor, known for Hollyoaks (1995), Heartbeat (1992) and It's Adam and Shelley (2007).

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/soaps/3139149/Oaks-star-Kieron-Im-gay.html

53. Jai Rodriguez

Actor | The Producers

Emmy Award-winning television host/actor Jai Rodriguez began his career at age 18 when he was cast in the role of Angel in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical RENT. Jai continued his Broadway career, appearing in shows like The Producers and Spinning Into Butter, and he created and performed ...

https://www.queerty.com/jai-rodriguez-finds-his-pearly-white-partner-20090207

54. Adamo Ruggiero

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Born June 9th/1986 in Toronto, Adamo Ruggiero is a television/film/theatre actor and television host. His credits include: Degrassi- The Next Generation (Series, 2002-2008), Make The Yuletide Gay (Feature, 2009), The Neverending Story (Play, 2011) and The Next Star (Series, 2008-2012). Adamo is ...

http://www.newnownext.com/degrassis-adam-ruggiero-comes-out/01/2008/

55. RuPaul

Soundtrack | RuPaul's Drag Race

RuPaul grew up in San Diego, learning fashion tips from his mother and three sisters. After some time living in Atlanta doing odd jobs such as a used-car salesman, RuPaul moved to New York by the early '90s. He had begun performing in local Manhattan clubs and became a popular attraction through his...

http://www.towleroad.com/2017/03/rupaul-married/

56. John Sessions

Actor | The Good Shepherd

Actor and comedian known for his various roles on film, TV and stage. He was born in Largs, Scotland, in 1953. He has an older brother and a twin sister. His debut film was The Sender (1982), a horror feature in which he played a patient. His next film was The Bounty (1984) with Mel Gibson and ...

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jul/14/john-sessions-interview-comedy-pudsey-the-dog-the-movie

57. Jeremy Sheffield

Actor | The Wedding Date

Jeremy Sheffield was born on March 17, 1966 in Kelvedon, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for The Wedding Date (2005), Creep (2004) and Hollyoaks (1995).

http://jeremysheffield.tvheaven.com/attitudeint0205.htm

58. Antony Sher

Actor | Shakespeare in Love

Born in 1949, Antony Sher was raised in South Africa before going to London to study at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art between 1969 and 1971. After performing for the theatre group "Gay Sweatshop" in "Thinking Straight" (1975), "The Fork" (1976) and "Stone" (1976), Sher joined the Royal...

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/how-we-met-greg-doran-sir-antony-sher-7619002.html

59. Christopher Sieber

Actor | Shrek the Musical

He attended Forest Lake High School and, after graduating, set out for New York to study acting at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Sieber made his television series debut in Two of a Kind (1998). In regional theatre, he has been involved in a string of world premiere musicals, including ...

http://www.broadway.com/buzz/158724/two-time-tony-nominee-christopher-sieber-marries-kevin-burrows-at-thanksgiving-day-wedding/

60. Jason Simmons

Actor | Sharknado

Jason was first introduced to worldwide audiences as Logan Fowler in the hit TV series Baywatch, a Show viewed by a billion people across 142 countries. After 3 years on the show he walked away from Hollywood, and returned to stage school to study theatre, to complete his training with renowned ...

https://www.queerty.com/how-baywatchs-jaason-simmons-came-out-to-his-costars-even-though-they-knew-he-was-gay-20140925

61. Stephen Spinella

Actor | Virtuosity

Stephen Spinella was born on October 11, 1956 in Naples, Campania, Italy as Stephen Nicholas Spinella. He is an actor, known for Virtuosity (1995), Ravenous (1999) and Milk (2008).

http://www.nytimes.com/1993/06/05/theater/a-gay-actor-s-temptation-to-keep-good-health-in-the-closet.html

62. George Takei

Actor | Star Trek

Although primarily known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the television series Star Trek (1966) and the first six features, George Takei has had a varied career acting in television, feature films, live theater and radio. He also is a successful writer and community activist.

George Takei was born Hosato...

http://www.justjared.com/2008/09/15/george-takei-wedding-pictures/

63. Russell Tovey

Actor | Being Human

Russell Tovey was born on November 14, 1981 in Essex, England as Russell George Tovey. He is an actor and producer, known for Being Human (2008), The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) and Grabbers (2012).

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/shortcuts/2015/mar/03/russell-tovey-proud-worst-gay-ever-apology-effeminate-actor

64. Bobby Trendy

Actor | Taildaters

Bobby Trendy was born on May 22, 1979 in Valencia, California, USA as Raymond John Muro.

http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1299-interview-with-bobby-trendy.html

65. Jim Verraros

Soundtrack | Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds

Jim Verraros was born on February 8, 1983 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as James Conrad Verraros. He has been married to Bill Brennan since September 6, 2009.

http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2009/09/american-idols-jim-verraros-enters-gay-union-partner/

66. BD Wong

Actor | Jurassic Park

BD Wong was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He made his Broadway debut in "M. Butterfly." He is the only actor to be honored with the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Clarence Derwent Award, and Theater World Award for the same performance. He starred in the ...

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/same-sex-star-couples-gallery-1.81923?pmSlide=1.81957

67. Will Young

Actor | Mrs Henderson Presents

Has a twin brother called Rupert and an older sister, Emma. William's mother, Annabel, runs a market garden and lives with his father, Robin, a business man. He represented his school, Wellington College, in rugby, football, basketball, athletics, long jump and triple jump. William went to Exeter ...

http://www.heart.co.uk/showbiz/artists/will-young/news/will-young-was-terrified-being-gay/

68. Paul Zaloom

Actor | Beakman's World

Paul Zaloom was born on December 14, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Beakman's World (1992), Dante's Inferno (2007) and The Equalizer (1985).

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2007/07/18/zaloompuppetry

69. David Yost

Actor | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

David Yost was born on January 7, 1969 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA as David Harold Yost. He is an actor and producer, known for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) and Power Rangers Zeo (1996).

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/power-rangers-david-yost-why-a-gay-superhero-is-a-step-forward-988125

70. Peter Wyngarde

Actor | Flash Gordon

Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was ...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/non_fictionreviews/3666144/The-minute-they-got-close-he-ran.html

71. Simon Woods

Actor | Pride & Prejudice

Simon Woods was born in 1980 in England. He is an actor, known for Pride & Prejudice (2005), Penelope (2006) and Rome (2005). He has been married to Christopher Bailey since 2012.

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/oct/31/christopher-bailey-burberry-transformed-fashion-brand

72. Richard Wilson

Actor | One Foot in the Grave

Richard Wilson OBE (born Iain Carmichael Wilson; 9 July 1936) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and broadcaster. He played Victor Meldrew in the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave (1990). A later role was as Gaius, the court physician of Camelot, in the BBC drama Merlin (2008).

Wilson was born in ...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2285971/Richard-Wilson-I-dont-mind-people-saying-Im-gay-I-am.html

http://enacademic.com/dic.nsf/enwiki/375629

74. Matthew Waterhouse

Actor | Doctor Who

Matthew Waterhouse was born the son of a company solicitor. He joined the BBC as a clerk, working in the news and information department, while also pursuing an acting career. His first TV role was as a public schoolboy in "To Serve Them All My Days" (1980). He had not even started working on that ...

http://tardis.wikia.com/wiki/Matthew_Waterhouse

75. Paul Vogt

Actor | MADtv

Paul Vogt from Hairspray Live! (2016) found himself back on NBC where he originally landed Hollywood recognition as the breakout star of The Rerun Show (2002) when he portrayed Mrs. Garrett from "The Facts of Life". Since then, he has become a permanent cast member on MADtv (1995) (FOX's successful...

76. Didier Van den Hove

Actor | Kdabra

Didier Van den Hove is an actor, known for Kdabra (2009), Los Herederos del Monte (2011) and El corazón del océano (2014).

77. Georg Uecker

Actor | Lindenstraße

Georg Uecker was born on November 6, 1962 in Munich, Bavaria, West Germany. He is an actor, known for Lindenstraße (1985), Schillerstraße (2004) and Lindenstraße: Finstere Weihnacht (2006).

78. Tommy Tune

Actor | Hello, Dolly!

Tommy Tune is possibly the tallest dancer in the country. He was in the New York Company of "How Now Dow Jones" when Ernest Lehman engaged him to play Ambrose Kemper in the film, "Hello, Dolly!". His father is a Texas restaurateur. Tommy acted in, directed and choreographed school productions, ...

79. Danny Roberts

Actor | DTLA

Danny Roberts was born on July 19, 1977 in Rockmart, Georgia, USA as Jason Daniel Roberts. He is an actor, known for DTLA (2012), Dawson's Creek (1998) and Real World (1992).

80. Tony Tripoli

Actor | Fashion House

Tony Tripoli is a producer and writer, known for Fashion House (2006), Fashion Police (2002) and The Dish (2008).

83. Scott Thompson

Actor | The Kids in the Hall

Scott Thompson was raised in Brampton, Ontario. He is the second oldest of four boys (the others are Craig, Derek and Dean). At 19, Scott got involved in an educational program called "Canada World Youth", and spent some time in the Phillipines. After CWY, Scott enrolled in York University but, in ...

84. J.T. Tepnapa

Producer | Judas Kiss

J.T. Tepnapa received a bachelor's degree in acting at the University of California, Irvine. He has appeared in many award-winning plays, features, shorts, and commercials, and was awarded The Ticketholder Award for Best Supporting Actor in "Spinning Into Butter" in 2001. In 2001 he directed, wrote...

85. Josh Strickland

Art_director | Sia: Free Me

Singer and actor Josh Strickland, born October 23, 1983, is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. He attended high school at the Charleston County School of the Arts, and graduated from Middleton High School in Charleston. He attended the College of Charleston where he studied voice with Deanna ...

86. David Ogden Stiers

Actor | M*A*S*H

David Ogden Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois, to Margaret Elizabeth (Ogden) and Kenneth Truman Stiers. He moved with his family to Eugene, Oregon, where he graduated from North Eugene High School in 1960. At the age of twenty, he was offered $200 to join the company of the Santa Clara ...

87. Darryl Stephens

Actor | Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom

Darryl Stephens was born on March 7, 1974 in Pasadena, California, USA as Darryl Joseph Stephens. He is an actor and producer, known for Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008), Boy Culture (2006) and Noah's Arc (2004).

https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/actor-darryl-stephens-on-his-struggles-with-being-black-and-gay-in-hollywood/

88. Peter Stickles

Actor | Shortbus

Peter Stickles was born on October 8, 1976 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Shortbus (2006), Showgirls 2: Penny's from Heaven (2011) and Cemetery Gates (2006).

http://www.newnownext.com/interview-with-the-lairs-lead-vamp-peter-stickles/06/2007/

89. Kevin Spirtas

Actor | Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Kevin Spirtas started his career as a stage actor on Broadway, and then worked his way into films as a stunt performer. Starting in 1995, he began using the name Kevin Spirtas professionally.

http://greginhollywood.com/kevin-spirtas-talks-to-we-love-soaps-about-being-an-out-actor-it%E2%80%99s-a-slice-of-who-i-am-16696

90. Doug Spearman

Director | Hot Guys with Guns

More than 30 years of experience in television and film production. Doug is a writer/director/producer and actor.

In the summer of 1983 Doug started as the one and only intern/assistant producer to Charlie Rose when Charlie returned to television with his national show. Doug's responsibility was to ...

http://gaylife.about.com/od/gaycelebrityprofiles/ig/Gay-Celebrity-Profiles/Doug-Spearman.htm

91. Jonathan Slavin

Actor | Race to Witch Mountain

Jonathan Slavin is an actor and director, known for Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) and Robot and Monster (2012).

http://www.avclub.com/article/jonathan-slavin-dr-ken-better-ted-and-portraying-p-223472

92. Dirk Shafer

Writer | Circuit

Born in Carbondale, Illinois, (but raised in Oklahoma), Dirk first came to public attention when he appeared at age 27, in a photo-spread in Playgirl Magazine's "Holiday 1990" issue. This handsome, hairy-chested blond proved unusually popular with readers and when given a chance to select 1992's "...

http://www.vulture.com/2016/10/finding-prince-charming-robby-lariviere-interview.html

93. Glenn Scarpelli

Actor | One Day at a Time

Glenn Scarpelli was born on July 6, 1966 in Staten Island, New York, USA as Glenn Christopher Scarpelli. He is an actor and producer, known for One Day at a Time (1975), Jennifer Slept Here (1983) and They All Laughed (1981).

http://blogcritics.org/a-conversation-with-glenn-scarpelli-life/

94. Max Rhyser

Actor | Frankenstein vs. The Mummy

Max was born and raised in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He started a professional career in radio, commercial and theatre in his teens. Before moving to New York City, he attended drama school in London where he also made appearances on BBC UK and the West End Stage. He has produced for the stage, ...

http://www.kennethinthe212.com/2010/08/max-rhyser-does-instinct-magazine-or.html

95. Roger Rees

Actor | Frida

Like a number of British actors of the same generation (John Hurt and Alan Rickman, to name two), Roger Rees originally trained for the visual arts. He was born on May 5 1944 in Aberystwyth, Wales, and acted in church and Boy Scouts stage productions while growing up in South London, but studied ...

https://stephenholtshow.wordpress.com/2015/07/11/roger-rees-a-great-actor-a-great-out-gay-man-passes/

96. Patrik-Ian Polk

Writer | Punks

Patrik-Ian Polk (Director, Writer, Producer), attended Brandeis University in Massachusetts and received his undergraduate degree in film and theatre from the University of Southern Mississippi in his hometown of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He then attended graduate film school at the prestigious ...

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/apr/21/patrik-ian-polk-actors-scared-gay-characters

97. Jack Plotnick

Actor | Girls Will Be Girls

Jack Plotnick was born on October 30, 1968 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Jack Stuart Plotnick. He is an actor and producer, known for Girls Will Be Girls (2003), Space Station 76 (2014) and Mystery Men (1999).

http://www.brainsofminerva.com/2011/06/21/acting/jack-plotnick-on-acting-straight/

98. Clinton Leupp

Actor | Girls Will Be Girls

Clinton Leupp is an actor, known for Girls Will Be Girls (2003), Trick (1999) and The Wild (2006).

http://www.charlottemagazine.com/Blogs/Revue/June-2012/Miss-Coco-Peru-Tells-All/

99. Lady Chablis

Actress | Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Lady Chablis was born on March 11, 1957 in Quincy, Florida, USA as Benjamin Edward Knox. She was an actress, known for Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), Partners (1999) and Stranded with Cash Peters (2005). She died on September 8, 2016 in Savannah, Georgia, USA.

http://savannahnow.com/do/2013-03-04/lady-chablis-turns-xxx-march-9-birthday-bash-savannah

100. Mark Patton

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

Mark Patton was raised in Riverside, Missouri, a Suburb of Kansas City. His first interest, starting at age 8, was in gymnastics. By his high school years, he had excelled in the Junior Olympics. But acting had also begun to interest him. Mark began studying in his high school's drama department ...

http://www.hivplusmag.com/people/cover-stories/2013/08/08/nightmare-hollywood-couldnt-kill-mark-patton



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