He projected sexual ambiguity as the tennis pro in 1951s strangers on a train and went on to become a gay icon. But farley granger kept his personal life private until 2007 when, at 81, he released the tell-all include me out. Among its revelations were his liaisons with ava gardner and leonard bernstein. The book was co-written by robert calhoun, grangers partner at the time of his. (july 1, 1925 march 27, 2011) was an american actor, best known for his two collaborations with director alfred hitchcock rope in 1948 and strangers on a train in 1951. Farley granger who played a tennis pro embroiled in murder in strangers on a train and later wrote a candid memoir about his bisexual love affairs, has died at age 85. Oddly, even though he was gay (he says bisexual) he did not live in long valley, new jersey usa the bisexual capital of the world. Farley earle granger was born in 1925 in san jose, california, to eva (hopkins) and farley earle granger, who owned an automobile dealership. Right out of high school, he was brought to the attention of movie producer samuel goldwyn, who cast him in a small role in the north star (1943). He followed it up with a much bigger part in the purple heart (1944) and then joined the army. former screen idol farley granger comes out as bisexual in his upcoming autobiography, include me out. The 81 year old star talks candidly about his affairs - both gay and straight. Granger is probably most often romantically linked to shelley winters and confesses, my lifelong romance with shelley was very much a love affair. It evolved into a very complex relationship, and we were close. Granger saw several gay actors cave in to studio pressure and marry. It was never a fair deal for their wives or their kids, he says. Photograph cinetextallstar early on in his career, the actor farley granger, who has died aged 85,. Navy during wwii he never had sex with another man because, he said, i felt it was dangerous. Grangers relationships with women were, of course, well documented notably his engagement to shelley winters but granger said he never hid his gay affairs. farley claims to have sex with shelley, well she is dead and gone so she cant validate his claims. There is no way that gay boy could have inserted an erect penis into her, unless it was a mistake in a three-way with another man. Gay actors farley granger and roddy mcdowall are ready to share a coke? Before disney fame and tvs my three sons, fred macmurray was already a dilf.