10 Straight Guy Characters Played By Gay Actors


There are more and more roles for LGBT characters in television and movies, but there aren’t enough to go around for every gay. That means a queer star might play some of the straight characters on your favorite TV shows. Here are some gay movie stars who have made it into mainstream Hollywood playing straight roles.

These are some of the biggest stars who you may not have known were gay but came out.

1Zachary Quinto

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Spock – Star Trek and Oliver Thredson – American Horror Story: Asylum

Trekkies, your favorite movie Spock is played by a gay man. He also was revealed to the be the bad guy in the TV series American Horror Story: Asylum.
“I didn’t tell anyone I was going to do it, so no one had a chance to [give me advice]. I just did it. No one in my life knew.”
Zachary Quinto is now dating Miles McMillan.