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25 Gay Actors Who Played It Straight Without Anyone Noticing



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The job of an actor is to play a character who is not themselves, and the best acting can be seen in those who play characters who are as far from their real selves as possible. These actors have all done an outstanding job portraying straight characters, who for some of us, we never even knew they were gay or bisexual. “Not that there’s anything wrong with that!” ` Jerry Seinfeld, season 4, episode 17, “The Outing.”

 

Raven Symone´ – “That’s so Raven.”

25 Gay Actors Who Played It Straight 1Raven Symone is a very versatile actress of her time it’sno wonder she is able to play roles with extreme versatility. That’s So Raven show is a supernatural teenage sitcom series, which had some great results from the viewers.

Wentworth Miller played Michael Scofield in Prison Break

25 Gay Actors Who Played It Straight 2It came as a shock to everyone when, the manly, badass prison break actor was actually gay. Totally the opposite of the great straight boy he portrays in the series.

Matt Bomer played Christian Grey in “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

25 Gay Actors Who Played It Straight 3Almost everyone was asking to make Matt Bomer take the role of Christian Grey of the worldwide acclaimed novel Fifty Shades of Grey of E.L. James. Little did they know that Matt is gay.

Neil Patrick Harris plays Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother

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Neil’s role as a witty and dashing role in the recently ended series is entirely different in his true nature in real life.

Lady Gaga – While more on the bisexual tip, Gaga likes to play the field

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She may be engaged now but surely had some history of playing both areas in the past. It’s one of her distinctive qualities that no one else can.

Jane Lynch from Glee

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A strict, annoying and hateful cheerleadning in the musical series Glee. Some people think believes that that the role was meant for her since she had a bad transition of being a lesbian.

Maria Bello from “A History of Violence.”

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A real beauty of her time, that is Maria Bello. She admitted that she is both attracted to men and women, that she had relationships with both genders before. In her essay in Ner York Times, she classified herself as ‘whatever’.

Ellen Page from the X-Men

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This cute, amazing girl was proud and loud of accepting that she is a  lesbian. Very far from the city girl roles she had.

Cynthia Nixon from Sex and the City

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‘Being gay is a choice’ A line from the adult actress of the Sex and the City.

Anna Paquin – True Blood

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Anna Paquin recently declared that she is a happy bisexual mother. She announced on Twitter that she is proud of what she is and that anyone can be a happy mother.

Ellen – Ellen: In her first roles on TV she played it straight till coming out on her show in 1997

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She might have movies that gave her straight characters. But Ellen decided to get out in her own show. Now she is no longer playing female roles, and is proudly married to Portia de Rossi.

Jodie Foster – Contact

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Jodie Fosteri is an excellent actress indeed that no one thought she would turn out to be gay.

Richard Chamberlain – The Love Birds

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Richard whom was considered as a heartthrob and a leading man in his time shared that he was gay ever since playing those roles. But the producers wouldn’t have cast him if they knew.

Portia De Rossi – Allie McBeal

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Portia de Rossi is now happily married to Ellen DeGeneres.

Jonathan Groff played Jesse St. James on Glee

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Jonathan can all manly in his role at Glee but in real life, he is a proud gay.

 

Jim Parsons played Sheldon Cooper on Big Bang Theory

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Who wouldn’t hate and love Sheldon Cooper of Big Bang at the same time? To those who didn’t know he’s gay might notice it in his acting.

 

David Hyde Pierce played Niles Crane on Frasier

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David might have had gay jokes in the show, and he was gay, but he said he was not insulted in any way because it’s meant for the stereotypes.

 

Meredith Baxter – Family Ties

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Meredith Baxter played a very female role in Family Ties but is now happy with being a married lesbian.

 

Sara Gilbert – Roseanne

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Sarah Gilbert happily married to her wife, and they already had a child.

 

John Glove played Lionel Luther on Smallville

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A major male villain who was is caring guy that is John Glove.

 

Rupert Everett played George Downes in the film, My Best Friend’s Wedding alongside Julia Roberts

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Rupert Everett

Rupert admitted that his gay role as Julia’s gay best friend shifted his career and life as an actor. But he is a real and sleek man by heart.

 

Ricky Martin – La Vida Loca

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It took some time to accept and opened to his fans that his gay, Ricky declared it proudly to the world.

 

Zachary Quinto played Spock in the film, Star Trek Into The Darkness

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Spock was a strong male character of Star Trek. But Zachary Quinto is the opposite.

 

John Mahoney played Martin Crane on Frasier

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Another actor from Frasier played the different role.

 

Victor Garber played Thomas Andrews in the film, Titanic

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Thomas, the captain, was an honourable man. But he is also a proud gay that knows how to honour his words in real life.

 

Lily Tomlin – I Heart Huckabees

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Lily Tomlin waited for the mother to die before admitting she was gay because she believes she might die.

 

Rosie O’Donnell – A League of her Own

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Rosie made a league of her own when she admitted to a lesbian. Now she is happily living with her wife and her adopted daughter.

 

Robert Reed – The Brady Bunch

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Robert Reed was so manly in this picture that would never think what he is.

 

Andy Dick – News Radio

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Don’t be fooled he’s gay with a  very sensible way of looking things.

 

Drew Barrymore – 50 First Dates: Drew has always considered herself Bi and loves the company of a woman

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Her sweet adorable roles cannot hide her real emotions, that she prefers the company of women than men.

 


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