As a young man, he worked as a music hall entertainer and managed a banana plantation in Jamaica before joining a touring British theater troupe. His first appearance on film was in the TV movie production of Red Peppers in He moved to America and first appeared on Broadway in the production of Set to Musicand followed that up with Two for the Show in
The party scene during the Golden Age of Hollywood is legendary; just imagine the biggest, most beautiful movie stars in the world mingling in the Hollywood Hills. Despite the almost non-stop press blitz to which these stars were subjected, not every aspect of their lives was public. Which did you suspect all along?
During the Golden Age of Hollywood in the s, actors and actresses shot to fame—but only if they tailored their images to the demands of the big studios. For LGBT actors, that often meant marrying a person of the opposite sex. The early 20th century represented a unique time for LGBT people in the country.
James Dean was sexy, angry, talented, and a star that burned too brightly. One of the most iconic actors of the silver screen, Dean was only 24 years old when he died and yet his legend has endured for over half a century. Dean had a passion for acting and moved to Hollywood to pursue his dreams in the early 50s.
This list contains information about gay celebrities who never came out, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many successful Hollywood actors are gay. These days, it's common for celebrities to publicly come out as gay in the media, but that wasn't always the case.
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Today it's common knowledge that Rock Hudson was gay, but in the s a lot of effort went into maintaining his straight leading man image. Now a new documentary, "Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood" —featuring year-old Scotty Bowers, who was an unabashed pimp to the stars—sheds new light on that pre-Stonewall world. Here, to mark Hudson's birthday, are 20 gay and bisexual actors who became movie legends.
Sign in. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. Actor Over There.