13 Straight Actors Who Portrayed Gay Characters In Movies

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1) Tom Hanks – Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a 1993 American drama film and one of the first mainstream Hollywood films to acknowledge HIV/AIDS, homosexuality, and homophobia. It was written by Ron Nyswaner, directed by Jonathan Demme and stars Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington.

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2) Matt Damon – Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra is a 2013 American drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It dramatizes the last ten years in the life of pianist Liberace and the relationship he had with Scott Thorson.

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3) Jim Carrey – I Love You Phillip Morris

I Love You Phillip Morris is a 2009 black comedy drama film based on the 1980s and ’90s real-life story of con artist, impostor, and multiple prison escapee Steven Jay Russell, as played by Jim Carrey.

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By Action LGBTQ Staff

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