nick robinson stars in the new movie love, simon about a high-school students coming out journey and fans might be wondering if the actor is gay or straight in real life. Is nick robinson gay? This is one of the most searched for questions about nick, probably because of his involvement in the film love, simon. Nick confirmed in an interview with ellen degeneres that he is straight. Nick robinsons star has been on the rise thanks to his starring role in love, simon movie. love, simon has also had an impact on other members of the cast, with actor nick robinson, who plays the lead role of simon in the film, this. nick robinson, 22, delivers a heartwarming performance as a closeted gay high school student in love, simon. Nick robinson, 22, plays a closeted gay teen struggling to come out during his senior year of high school in the new movie love, simon. the heartwarming movie about a closeted gay teen who struggles in high school stars nick robinson, a 22-year-old actor with a surprising amount of titles already under his belt. In the moving comedy-drama love, simon (in theaters march 16) jennifer garner and josh duhamel star as the parents of simon, a high schooler played by nick robinson who struggles to tell loved. Nick robinson is not new to hollywood, but this is one of his first big breaks as a movie star. This actor is steady rising in the ranks, so to help you get to him a little bit more before he truly soars, heres a list of 7 facts about nick.