Gay Celebrities

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1. Matt Bomer

Actor | The Normal Heart

Matthew Staton Bomer was born in Webster Groves, Greater St. Louis, Missouri, to Elizabeth Macy (Staton) and John O'Neill Bomer IV, a Dallas Cowboys draft pick. Matt was raised in Spring, Texas, and educated at Klein High School, near Houston. After school, he attended Carnegie Mellon University in...

Simon Hall's husband

http://www.eonline.com/news/534462/matt-bomer-s-big-reveal-i-ve-been-married-to-my-husband-for-three-years

2. Simon Halls

Entropy

Simon Halls was born on January 12, 1964. He is a publicist. He has been married to Matt Bomer since 2011. They have three children.

Matt Bomer's husband

3. Nate Berkus

Producer | The Help

Nathan Jay Berkus was born on 17 September 1971 in Orange County, California, USA. He began working in interior design straight out of high school and interned at Dominique Aurientis in Paris and Sotheby's in Chicago. He then went on to study at Lake Forest College in Chicago and graduated with ...

Jeremiah Brent's husband

4. Jeremiah Brent

Actor | The Ode

Jeremiah Brent is a producer and actor, known for The Ode (2008), Nate & Jeremiah by Design (2017) and Home Made Simple (2011). He has been married to Nate Berkus since May 3, 2014. They have two children.

Nate Berkus's husband

http://www.etonline.com/news/161715_nate_berkus_welcomes_daughter_with_husband_jeremiah_brent/

5. 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. ...

David Burtka's husband

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

6. 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 ...

Neil Patrick Harris's husband

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

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 ...

Michael Turchin's husband

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

8. Michael Turchin

Actor | Alien Abduction

Michael Turchin is an actor, known for Alien Abduction (2014), Isolation (2011) and On Hiatus with Monty Geer (2016). He has been married to Lance Bass since December 20, 2014.

Lance Bass's husband

9. Jim Parsons

Actor | The Big Bang Theory

Having grown up in Houston, and its northern suburb of Spring, he made his first stage appearance in a school play at the age of 6. Parsons then went on to study theater at the University of Houston. From there he won a place on a two-year Masters course in classical theater at the University of ...

Todd Spiewak's husband

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/tv/2017/05/15/big-bang-theory-star-jim-parsons-marries-boyfriend-14-years/

10. Todd Spiewak

Producer | Special

By the time Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak were married (in May 2017), they had been romantic partners for 14 years.

Jim Parsons's husband

11. 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 ...

Jason Landau's husband

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

12. Jason Landau

Actor | American Dreams

Jason Landau is an actor, known for American Dreams (2002), Sunset Junction, a Personal Musical (2011) and Will & Grace (1998). He has been married to Cheyenne Jackson since September 13, 2014.

Cheyenne Jackson's husband

http://www.out.com/entertainment/popnography/2014/02/06/cheyenne-jackson-engaged

13. Ben Whishaw

Actor | Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Proclaimed by many critics as one of the best young actors of his generation, Benjamin John Whishaw was born in Clifton, Bedfordshire, to Linda (Hope), who works in cosmetics, and Jose Whishaw, who works in information technology. He has a twin brother, James. He is of French, German, Russian (...

Mark Bradshaw's husband

http://sosogay.co.uk/2013/bonds-q-ben-whishaw-so-happy-and-proud-to-marry-partner/

14. Mark Bradshaw

Composer | Bright Star

Mark Bradshaw is a composer, known for Bright Star (2009), Top of the Lake (2013) and The Daughter (2015). He has been married to Ben Whishaw since 2012.

Ben Whishaw's husband

15. 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.

Justin Mikita's husband

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

16. Justin Mikita

Producer | Stonewall Forever

Justin Mikita was born on September 10, 1985 in Tarzana, California, USA as Justin Nathaniel Mikita. He is an actor and producer, known for Stonewall Forever, 8 (2012) and Can't Be Heaven (1999). He has been married to Jesse Tyler Ferguson since July 20, 2013.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson's husband

17. 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, ...

Will Sherrod's boyfriend

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

18. Will Sherrod

Editorial_department | Beowulf

Will Sherrod was born on November 3, 1982, in Fort Myers, Florida, USA. He is known for his work in front of the camera--in Flight (2012)--as well as behind the scenes in various roles including on such films as A Christmas Carol (2009), Beowulf (2007), and Monster House (2006). He lives in Los ...

Chris Colfer's boyfriend

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

19. Matt Dallas

Actor | Kyle XY

Matthew Joseph "Matt" Dallas born October 21, 1982 is an American actor, best known for playing the title character on the ABC Family series Kyle XY. Dallas was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and attended Arizona School for the Arts. He has two younger brothers and one younger sister. He became ...

Blue Hamilton's husband

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/matt-dallas-son_us_5679ad3ee4b0b958f658515f

Matt Dallas's husband

21. 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," "...

Scott Gill's husband

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

22. Scott Gill

Self | I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

Scott Gill was born as Sheridan Scott Robert Gill. He has been married to John Barrowman since July 2, 2013.

John Barryman's husband

23. 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 ...

Elliott Spencer's husband

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

Stephen Fry's husband

25. Kyle Dean Massey

Actor | Sex and the City 2

Kyle Dean Massey is an American actor best know for his work on Broadway in Pippin, Next to Normal, Wicked, Xanadu & Altar Boyz. Kyle Dean was raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas, a town 60 miles northwest of Memphis, TN. He started taking dance classes at age 6 after seeing his older sister perform in a...

Taylor Frey's husband

http://www.justjared.com/2016/10/02/broadway-stars-kyle-dean-massey-taylor-frey-are-married/

26. Taylor Frey

Actor | It Chapter Two

Taylor Frey is an American Actor best known for his work as Topher in teen comedy film G.B.F. directed by Darren Stein, and from director Gabriele Muccino's (The Pursuit of Happyness, Seven Pounds) latest feature film Summertime that debuted at the Venice Film Festival last year. Taylor received ...

Kyle Dean Massey's husband

http://www.justjared.com/2016/10/02/broadway-stars-kyle-dean-massey-taylor-frey-are-married/

27. 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"...

Jwan Yosef's husband

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

28. George Takei

Actor | Star Trek

Although primarily known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the television series Star Trek: The Original Series (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 ...

Brad Altman's husband

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

29. Brad Takei

Star Trek: New Voyages

Brad Takei was born on February 25, 1954 in the USA as Brad Eliot Altman. He is a producer, known for Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II (2004), Whatever, the Series (2011) and It Takeis Two (2015). He has been married to George Takei since September 14, 2008.

George Takei's husband

30. Russell Tovey

Actor | Grabbers

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

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

31. Jonathan Groff

Actor | Frozen

Jonathan Groff was born on March 26, 1985 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA as Jonathan Drew Groff. He is an actor, known for Frozen (2013), Mindhunter (2017) and Looking (2014).

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jonathan-groff-gay-hollywood_us_559d57fde4b05b1d028f8511

32. 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/

33. Zachary Quinto

Actor | Star Trek

Zachary Quinto was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Margaret J. (McArdle), an Irish-American office worker, and Joseph John Quinto, an Italian-American barber. Zachary graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, with the class of 1995, where he won Pittsburgh's Gene Kelly Award ...

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20537442,00.html

34. Gavin Creel

Soundtrack | Submissions Only

Gavin Creel was born on April 18, 1976 in Findlay, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for Submissions Only (2010), The Wonderful World of Disney (1995) and She Loves Me (2016).

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

35. 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

36. Troye Sivan

Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Troye Sivan Mellet is South African-born YouTuber, actor, model and singer known for his roles in The Spud Franchise, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and Boy Erased (2018). He moved to Perth, Australia when he was two years old. Troye has two brothers and a sister, and was raised Modern Orthodox. In 2018...

He came out in YouTube...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoL-MnXvK80

37. 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 (2018) and The Karen Carpenter Story (1989).

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

38. Wentworth Miller

Actor | Prison Break

Wentworth Miller is a compelling and critically acclaimed actor whose credits span both television and feature film.

Wentworth Earl Miller III was born June 2, 1972 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, to American parents, Joy Marie (Palm), a special education teacher, and Wentworth Earl Miller...

http://www.imdb.com/news/ni56081590/?ref_=hm_nw_tp_t1

39. 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

40. 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 has been married to Don Roos since 2008. They have two children.

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

41. Dan Butler

Actor | Frasier

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 Frasier (1993), The Silence of the Lambs (1991) 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

42. 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

43. 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/

44. 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/

45. 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

46. Charlie David

Producer | Shadowlands

Charlie David has hundreds of hours of television to his credit predominantly exploring the LGBTQI2S experience. He has been selected as the Canadian Filmmaker in Focus by the Kashish Film Festival in Mumbai, India, an invited guest of the Canadian embassy in South Africa to share his documentary ...

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

47. 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

48. 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

49. 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

50. 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/

51. Scott Evans

Actor | The Lovely Bones

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

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

52. 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

53. 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, known for Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Torch Song Trilogy (1988) and Independence Day (1996).

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

54. 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

55. 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

56. John Glover

Actor | Scrooged

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

57. 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/

58. 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

59. 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/

60. 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), Byker Grove (1989) and Cucumber (2015).

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

61. 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

62. 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/

63. 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/

64. Ian McKellen

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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

65. 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/

66. Udo Kier

Actor | The Painted Bird

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

67. 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

68. Adam Lambert

Soundtrack | 2012

After blowing everyone away on the eighth season of American Idol, Adam Lambert went on to release his debut album 'For Your Entertainment' which included the international hit 'Whatya Want From Me' and earned him a Grammy Award nomination. Adam followed this success with his second album '...

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

69. 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

70. 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

71. 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

72. 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/

73. 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

74. 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/

75. 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

76. 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

77. 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

78. 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

79. 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/

80. RuPaul

Producer | 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/

81. 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

82. 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

83. 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

84. 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/

85. 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

86. Stephen Spinella

Actor | Ravenous

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

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

87. 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

88. Jim Verraros

Soundtrack | Eating Out

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/

89. 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

90. 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/

91. 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

92. 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

93. 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

94. 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

95. 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

97. 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

98. Paul Vogt

Actor | Perfect Harmony

Paul Vogt from Hairspray Live! (2016) found himself back on NBC in the new comedy "Perfect Harmony" 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 ...

99. Didier Van den Hove

Actor | Kdabra

Didier Van den Hove is an actor, known for Kdabra (2009), Los Herederos del Monte (2011) and Tough Love (2006).

100. 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 Mutti - Der Film (2003).



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