They were 100% hetero- but could have passed as queer without changing a thing: Tony Randall; Martin Mull; Karen Hughes; Lynn Sherr...
Dubya and Obama.
I am still shocked that Tony Randall was straight.
Didn't Roddy McDowall claim to be straight?
Tony Randall was not straight.
Maybe, but he wasn't.
LOL @ anyone who ever thought Tony Randall was straight. Your gaydar needs major repairs.
Lynn Sherr isn't gay?
Dick Van Patten
Chuck Norris - too OTT to not be compensating
Tony Randall just could not have been straight.
I think Tony Randall actually was straight. Amazing, yes, but it seems he really was heterosexual. Pissy, controlling, haughty in his well-known public demeanor, but I've never heard a word about him going after or with guys from the NY actors and Hollywood vets from his era, and they dish at the drop of an olive. And there's something authentic in his widow's description of their life together.
Is Simon Cowell really straight or just typically fuck-anything-for-power?
At least a couple of women who worked with Tony Randall in the movies have said that he was a constantly horny groper, but so boyish and lighthearted that it was hard to stay mad at him. In today's world he would have been charged with sexual harassment or assault. I once saw him waiting for a plane with his first wife, who clearly wasn't well. She died a few years later. Fans were all around, pestering him for autographs as he calmly tended to her -- getting water, finding her pills, making sure their tickets were in order, holding her hand. Solicitous and loving, he obviously cared for her a great deal. He seemed like a mensch.
A mensch literally means "a person" in Yiddish, but figuratively it means something much deeper. A mensch is a person with whom you would be happy to befriend and associate with, because you feel genuine in a mensch's presence. A mensch is a highly evolved human being.
Brett Chukerman. The star of "Eating Out 2:Sloppy Seconds" can currently be seen as a host on Home Shopping Network. He's about the gayest little thing on 2 legs, but I believe he still says he's straight just like he did when that movie came out. It gets to be a little annoying.
I still can't get over John Lithgow being straight.
Chukerman has only ever played gay roles and his other work doesn't seem to make a case for him as a straight guy. I know someone who interviewed him when Eating Out 2 was released. The interviewer directly asked him if he was gay and his response was that he preferred not to answer so as not to disappoint his fans. Delusional that he had that many fans as well as that someone who had played so many gay roles would turn out to be gay would be disappointing to "fans".
Good one, r22. Ron is probably gayer acting than Tony Randall.
My hot and sexy fella!
Joel Grey is gay
I can't believe so many people think Richard Simmons is gay. I am quite sure he wanted to do me, but you know...
While I don't know if they're all 100% hetero: Pink, Janeane Garofalo, Peter Sarsgaard, the drummer from Placebo (the new one), if any of the three main Twilight cast are straight--them, etc.
Tony Randall was not only straight but a major pussyhound who married his young 20something second wife when he was in his early 70s. And they quickly proceeded to have 2 natural born children.
Brett Chuckerman is a tranny
R30, Price probably would be considered bisexual nowadays. Despite his three marriages and two children, he was emotionally drawn to men as well, although he was a famously discreet person.
William F. Buckley - I still can't believe that thing was straight.
OMG, Frank from Trading Spaces....lofl!
Although if he really were gay, he wouldn't suck at interior design.
Dan Wells from "Boy Meets Boy." Yeah, he was one of the ones "pretending" to be gay but he was awfully convincing. He's now married with a kid and just had a non-speaking guest role on "2 Broke Girls." If he's in the closet it's not working out too well for him.
38 replies and no one says the more than obvious Philip Seymour Hoffman? GEEZ! And don't get me started on Ty Burrell.
r20 he might have meant he didn't want to disappoint people by revealing he's straight.
I believe I saw Vincent Prices daughter on tv talking about how, when she was old enough, her father revealed his discreet 'other life'.
What actor, especially a closeted actor, has ever had a problem revealing that they are "straight"? Chukerman probably made his statement because anyone viewing his work would have a problem believing that he was straight and guys he has been with might out him publicly as well. A "straight" actor only able to book gay roles is more than likely not very straight.
Dee Dee Myers
If we're going to out the government, then how about Janet Reno, Eric Holder or Hillary?
He's so amazing but... he seems gay.
But I know he's not.
Ooooh me! Aren't I Adam! Aren't I!?
the very heterosexual Jake Gyllenhaal
Fred Rogers simply had to be gay. The sweaters, the puppets, the shoe thing? Come one, his neighborhood was gayer than The Castro.
Fred Astaire, Claude Rains and Peter Lorre should be mentioned as well, although all three were married multiple times.
I think Fred Rogers has been confirmed, r48.
Claude Rains basically was a professional perpetrator false pings. He impersonated effete upper class Englishmen for a living but in real life he was a Cockney pussyhound with a third grade education.
Humphrey Bogart's wife Mayo Methot attacked him with a knife after she found him naked in a steambath with Peter Lorre. Draw your own conclusions.
R45, Oh yeah, I forgot about him. Both Harry Potters: Darren Criss and Daniel Radcliff.
Daniel Radcliff isn't straight
Uh, he is.
I think the jury is still out on Karen Hughes. She was the butchest thing in Bush's administration. She made Cheney look effeminate.
He probably wanted to shoot her in the face.
I saw Jerry O'Connell today on Live with Kelly.
Even when he was talking about renewing his vows with his wife and about his twins my inner gaydar went off!
Janeane Garofalo. I bet she'd be much happier as a lesbian.
I agree about Eric Stonestreet. On Modern Family, I figured he was playing up the effeminate side for his role. I then saw him on American Horror Story playing a straight person. The ping bells were in full orchestra. It was the exact same personna as on MF...
I thought Melissa McCarthy was a Lesbian until fairly recently.
Daniel Radcliffe is not gay at all but it would be just so nice if he was what for his age and massive fame. He is very gay friendly and quite the tolerant minded hard working fellow, so it could be worse for us all. Screw it. He has no fiscal need to ever work or even do an interview again. But, he keeps on trying to grow as an actor and speaks in tolerant minded terms about the LGBT community. That Bastard :)
James Brown always gave me a gay vibe. The processed hair, the Vegas outfits, the heels.
Prince also, for the same reasons.
r81 - Janeane Garofalo has said she's asexual.
I can't believe Michael C. Hall is apparently straight. He is one of the "gayest" straight men I have ever seen.
I read that despite his super-butch public image, Rock Hudson could really camp it up in private when he was around other gay men.
I tend to think that it's straight actors who are quite confident in their sexuality who are not afraid to play roles requiring them to come across as effeminate.
On the other hand, guys who seem hesitant to the point of horror that they might, even briefly, be perceived as less than super-macho...
Brian Austin Green
Paul Shaffer (the guy who wrote "It's Raining Men" is straight?!)
David Spade's not straight. He might be bi, but David E. posted on here about going to a party where Spade spent the entire night with one guy, but they carefully separated about 5 minutes before leaving separately, so as not to be seen as "together".
And then there was the "personal assistant" situation. If that wasn't a boyfriend, the story makes no sense.
How can people be so sure Harry Potter is straight? Isn't he all of 18 years old?
I don't believe Tony Randall or Jack Benny were straight. OF COURSE they had to go to their graves pretending to be straight. They had no choice. Almost everybody in their generation did this.
Please, George Hamilton for the win....
He's 22, R96.
According to a few DLer's, one can get him into bed if he's drunk and you happen to be an older man. Pity he stopped drinking.
I think he's probably bi-curious, but straight for the most part. I don't think he'd ever be the type to be a closet case, and I don't think his enthusiasm for women is feigned in the slightest. I like the HP movies and I've been seeing this kid in interviews since he was fourteen. He has no filter, and he's so self-effacing. He seems to be drawn to really busty women, too.
I don't even think he's all that gay acting. He comes across as a total straight boy when he really starts sharing personal tidbits. He's geeky, can't dress for shit, has no style, is a total slob, but completely adorable. And yes, a big friend to the gays and not at all concerned at how others might take that.
I submit the following link as evidence for straight boy goofiness.
Anyone involved in South Park
[quote]the guy who wrote "It's Raining Men" is straight?!)
Yeah but the guy who wrote it with him wasn't
I know he's got the pussyhound reputation but really?!
Tosh O. does seem gay to me, but he certainly pushes the hetero! Still I find him very sexy.
Gavin Macleod .... aka Capt. Stuebing on the Love Boat
I'm confused about Josh Groban, but I guess it's because I don't know much about him. I always thought I knew that he is gay, but his appearance on Live with Kelly today proves to me that that isn't what he wants people to believe.
They were showing a picture of a beautiful blond woman with cleavage showing, and Kelly asked him if that girl is his type. He stammered a bit and said "No, I mean, I don't know, how funny is she?" Then he said "She's a looker."
It all struck me as the kind of response a guy that has no interest in hot women would give. Maybe it's just me, but I'm not convinced with Groban at all.
Well, first of all: How do you know they were all "100%" straight? I have my doubts about Tony Randall for sure. Only a naive fool believes that a wife or husband guarantees the "straightness" of the individual. There CAN be male "beards" too you know.
I have this fantasy when I see a hot man with his wifey and screaming spawns....I say to myself: I wonder if he has ever had anything up his hole? Did he enjoy it? I do this all the time. I think I need a shrink................oh wait...been there done that.
Not all gay men like things up their hole.
But all gay men like a cock in their cak hole.
R108--Upthread someone said they never heard any gay gossip about Tony Randall among the NYC theatre queens. That's pretty persuasive to me.