during the old hollywood times, being openly gay meant that your career and life are about to get destroyed. But behind all that hollywood glamour, matt tyrnauer, director of the documentary scotty and the secret history of hollywood said that a sexual gestapo, was actively present. Actor jeff waynes musical version of the war of the worlds uk actorsinger daniel boys was born in yateley, hampshire. After spending three years at the acclaimed guildford school of acting, daniel embarked on a career that has seen him singing and performing in londons west end, extensively around europe and even as far afield as japan. a memorial for many of the (known) gay actors of the golden age of hollywood, which spanned from approximately 1910 to 1960. While many actors stayed closeted to protect their careers and families. This category is for actors who publicly identify themselves, or who have been reliably identified, as gay men. Please note that lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors have separate categories which can be found under categorylgbt actors. Edward montgomery clift (nicknamed monty his entire life) was born on october 17, 1920 in omaha, nebraska, just after his twin sister roberta (1920-2014) and eighteen months after his brother brooks clift. He was the son of ethel sunny anderson (fogg 1888-1988) and william brooks clift (1886-.). gay hollywood 41 out and proud lgbt stars (photos) from actress jane lynch to actor zachary quinto to talk show host ellen degeneres, stars who serve as inspirations for pride month. 50 gay male musicians then and now how theyve changed! - duration 914. when hollywood studios married off gay stars to keep their sexuality a secret. Was the 1919 union of silent film actor and early sex symbol rudolph. famous people who are simply rumored to be gay, lesbian or bisexual, are not listed. gay hollywood stars had to hide their sexuality with showbiz legends like rock hudson, joan crawford, jim nabors, whitney houston and marilyn monroe staying in the closet! But now stars like jodie foster, barry manilow and kristie stewart maintain movie.