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Patrick Stewart? Seems pretty straight...
That just proves hes a good screenwriter.
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Australian men are automatically straight!
But, in the southern hemisphere up is down, left is right, dogs are cats, and black is the new black. Or something.
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We're being retro
Stewart's a Retro-Hetro.
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As for straight characters playing someone who is gay, I love a quote, from the opposite direction, from John Gielgud.

"I'm an actor, Of course I can play a heterosexual!"
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Well to a stereotypical American don't most Brits come off as a little bit gay?
Doesn't to a stereotypical American any male who's in theater come off as a little bit gay? Or at least that's the stereotype.


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I invite you to share this opinion with Joey Barton.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joey_Barton
Did you misspell Vinnie Jones?
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thank you for sharing that

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Geez, speculating about a male star being gay is so 1990s. Aren't we way way way past all of this?
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He's just really comfortable with himself, doesn't take things too seriously, likes to ham it up with his gay bestie Ian, is British, and most importantly, a theater nerd.
that's about the size of it!
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Read an article the other day discussing how Harry Hamlin played a gay character in a movie and everyone assumed he was gay and he's not. And it hurt his career too until he was cast in LA Law 4 years later.
I don't recall if it was Hamlin, but I remember reading many years ago where a straight actor had played a gay man in a movie/tv show. People had questioned his sexuality because of this, and his response was along the lines of "people don't think you're a murderer if you play one. Why is it different here?"
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