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Christopher Atkins - gay or nay?

I'd always assumed he was gay (maybe I've watched 'Blue Lagoon' one too many times) but recently found out he's been married and divorced...what do wh DL'rs think?

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by Anonymousreply 122Last Thursday at 5:08 AM

sorry - try this link

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by Anonymousreply 101/07/2011

He doesn't like carbs, I know that for sure.

by Anonymousreply 201/07/2011

Weirdly he never really pinged for me, but i had a crush on him

by Anonymousreply 301/07/2011

Gay boys of my generation spilled so much seed from whacking it to Christopher Atkins in "The Blue Lagoon" we could have populated a small nation.

by Anonymousreply 401/07/2011

I always get him and Claude Akins mixed up.

by Anonymousreply 501/07/2011

Met him a few times and never got a gay vibe at all AND I was paying attention.

by Anonymousreply 601/07/2011

Came off really gay to me in "The Pirate Movie"%0D

by Anonymousreply 701/07/2011

His wife was Asian-American. nuff said.

by Anonymousreply 801/07/2011

Asian-American? what do you mean by that?

by Anonymousreply 901/07/2011

Closeted gay guys marry submissive Asian women 'cause they keep their mouths shut! It's like they are slaves. Their tiny pussys are hurt my non-Asian large dicks anyway, so they don't care.

by Anonymousreply 1001/07/2011

He's got a 25 year old son. Time has marched on.

by Anonymousreply 1101/07/2011

r10, he married an asian-american woman. They are not submissive.

by Anonymousreply 1201/07/2011

Here's his apartment. Go ask him yourself.

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by Anonymousreply 1301/07/2011

I have heard from several different guys around at the time at 54 that Atkins would go around giving bjs for cocaine. Blow for blow, so to speak.

by Anonymousreply 1401/07/2011

Doesn't look like a very impressive house

by Anonymousreply 1501/07/2011

I'm thinking he's at least bi

by Anonymousreply 1601/07/2011

Never really heard any gay rumors over the years, but he's certainly done plenty of nudity since The Blue Lagoon

by Anonymousreply 1701/07/2011

He played a nude stripper after he did "The Blue Lagoon". Don't remember the name of the film. Also, posed fully frontal nude in Playgirl.

by Anonymousreply 1801/07/2011

I think he posed nude for Greg Gorman's "As I See It", or something similar.

by Anonymousreply 1901/07/2011

A very naked Christopher Atkins (NSFW)

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by Anonymousreply 2001/07/2011

Oh, my!

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by Anonymousreply 2201/07/2011

He's not actually naked there, R20.

He posed for some photos where he shows his cock.

by Anonymousreply 2301/07/2011

Yes, that's one of them, R21.

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by Anonymousreply 2501/07/2011

R18, I think it was called "One Night In Heaven" or something like that.%0D %0D

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by Anonymousreply 2801/07/2011

Here's the full version of R22:

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by Anonymousreply 2901/07/2011

More butt!

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by Anonymousreply 3001/07/2011

Don't know, r18. But, he would be a night in Heaven!

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by Anonymousreply 3101/07/2011

I love the autograph at R27. Wonder what he thinks when he is autographing nude photos of himself?

by Anonymousreply 3201/07/2011

Nice bush

by Anonymousreply 3301/07/2011

He looks like an 80's porn star in those pictures. I had a crush on him when I was a little kid when he did Blue Lagoon. I just couldn't take my eyes off of him.

by Anonymousreply 3401/07/2011

My gosh! his house is horrible and average. It looks like this guy blew his money and went broke.

by Anonymousreply 3501/08/2011

His cock is a decent size, but where are his balls?

by Anonymousreply 3601/08/2011

I dont think his wife was Asian-American. She was on one of the home design reality shows a few years back (on Bravo perhaps). She was a blonde California bitch if I recall correctly.

by Anonymousreply 3701/08/2011

R37, I believe you're thinking of Ricky Schroeder's wife, who was a competitor on a designer reality show a couple years back. She was blonde, but wasn't a bitch at all. She seemed nice and a bit insecure.

by Anonymousreply 3801/08/2011

I tricked with a guy 20+ years ago who was the security guard for Olivia Newton John & Matt Latanzi. He said that when Olivia Newton John was out-of-town, Christopher Atkins was a frequent overnight guest of Matt's.

by Anonymousreply 3901/08/2011

Beauty fades - dumb is forever!!

by Anonymousreply 4001/08/2011

R38, Andrea Schroder is a sweetheart. I'll probably get flamed because Ricky is a republican, but the whole family is genuinely nice. Polite, grounded, and a very close and loving family.

by Anonymousreply 4101/08/2011

Who can blame him? If I looked like that, I'd be naked all the time too.

by Anonymousreply 4201/08/2011

He's held up well.

by Anonymousreply 4301/08/2011

There aren't any celebs like this guy anymore. He practically appeared EVERYWHERE nude/semi-nude.%0D %0D Ahhhhhhh, the good old days.

by Anonymousreply 4401/08/2011

Matt Latanzi is gay? Poor Olivia - she doesn't have much luck with her men, does she?

by Anonymousreply 4501/08/2011

He WAS a very pretty boy. However, tanning has turned his once golden skin into dried out alligator hide.

by Anonymousreply 4601/08/2011

"There aren't any celebs like this guy anymore. He practically appeared EVERYWHERE nude/semi-nude."

Excuse me?

by Anonymousreply 4701/08/2011

Sorry R47 .... Ewan McGregor can also ACT.%0D %0D Atkins made his career out of posing without clothes as much as possible. That's what I was talking about.

by Anonymousreply 4801/09/2011

I read that Chris is a nudist and at least in the past could be occasionally found at clothing optional beaches sans clothes.

by Anonymousreply 4901/09/2011

His site.

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by Anonymousreply 5001/09/2011

R49. I'm from San Diego, and I have seen Christopher Atkins naked many times throughout the years in person at the popular nude Black's Beach here in San Diego. It's a huge beach; great for walking and hanging out with a straight and gay section, all legal. The beach is accessible by climbing down a huge cliff (and climbing up that cliff when leaving), so the beach is not visible from the street. It's patroled by the police and lifeguards.%0D %0D The beach used to have a more sexual atmosphere, but that's no longer the case. In fact, the straight section is much more nude than the gay section where so many gay guys annoyingly wear their bathing suits because they don't want anyone to see them nude. The gay section is still nude, but those uptight gay guys could go to many other beaches in San Diego if they want to stay clothed. Black's Beach is for nudists! %0D %0D Chris sits in the straight section among many other nudists. He plays volleyball with the locals. He's comes to the beach alone, with friends or with his wife. He has no inhibitions about being totally naked at the beach. If he's not playing volleyball, he keeps to himself sunbathing, swimminng or perhaps talking to a few people.%0D %0D Atkins is a lowkey, attractive, average guy whose skin has been damanged by the sun. He looks older and more wrinkled than his years. But he's quite unassuming at the beach and is naked just like all the other people. The beach is sometimes busy and sometimes less so depending on the say of the week or the weather. Atkins appears to be straight and doesn't give off a gay vibe.

by Anonymousreply 5101/09/2011

R51= dreaming of Tony.

by Anonymousreply 5201/09/2011

"when Olivia Newton John was out-of-town, Christopher Atkins was a frequent overnight guest of Matt's."

Atkins and Matt Lattanzi were lovers?

by Anonymousreply 5301/09/2011

He's aged a lot, but still handsome.

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by Anonymousreply 5401/09/2011

Is that a photo from the last year?

by Anonymousreply 5501/09/2011

Still in great shape.

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by Anonymousreply 5601/09/2011

Very Robert Redford looking in this photo.

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by Anonymousreply 5701/09/2011

Hot, R56. it looks like he still has a nice ass.

by Anonymousreply 5801/09/2011

Chris' ex wife is Australian and he met her through Olivia. Interesting R39, because one of my best friends also worked at Olivia's house (well, Matt lived there too but everyone knew it was Olivia's house). Never heard anything about Matt swinging with guys, only that he was a real pussy hound and liked them young.

by Anonymousreply 5901/09/2011

But Matt doesn't seem to have ever gotten re-married or had any other kids.

by Anonymousreply 6001/09/2011

Chris reminds me of a younger Robert Wagner. Hard to stop looking at his pictures.

by Anonymousreply 6101/10/2011

[quote] Never heard anything about Matt swinging with guys, only that he was a real pussy hound and liked them young.%0D %0D There has been rumors for years that Matt was into guys. And the rumors were not on DL.

by Anonymousreply 6201/10/2011

He was on that has-been teen idol show last year (or two years ago?). He came across as one of the more normal ones. They had a makeover specialist on and one of the first things she said to him was, 'Have you considered dermabrasion?'

by Anonymousreply 6301/10/2011

Matt showed his twinky ass to Jacqueline Bissett in "Almost Famous" in the early 1980's.

by Anonymousreply 6401/10/2011

I think the security guard who worked there's name was Robert but I'm not sure. It was many years ago. His cock was average by the way. We did it in some jewelry store that he worked in in Beverly Hills.

by Anonymousreply 6501/10/2011

Have a lot of gay men hit on Chris over the years do you think?

by Anonymousreply 6601/10/2011

I would guess that a lot of gay men hit on Chris over the years. The real question is how many succeeded? There were some casting couch rumors long ago.

by Anonymousreply 6701/12/2011

R59= really bad liar.

by Anonymousreply 6801/17/2011

God, what a pretty guy, or a handsome guy , or whatever adjective you want - seem like a pretty centered guy - he certainly has given lots of people lots of pleasure - appears to be aging very gracefully - wish him well - he can still be a star in MY fantasies..

by Anonymousreply 6901/17/2011

It was Rich and Famous, R64.

And he came across as screamingly gay in it, though his character is straight. He was the worst thing in an otherwise great, fun movie.

by Anonymousreply 7001/17/2011

Maybe in terms of acting, R70, but wasn't his ass nice?

by Anonymousreply 7101/17/2011

True, he looked good in those days, R71.

Hart Bochner was in the same movie and was so hot. I always wondered about him, too.

by Anonymousreply 7201/17/2011

Matt Lattanzi was in a movie the year before called "My Tutor" where he plays an 18 year old guy who wants to lose his virginity to his French teacher.

Lots of hot scenes of him (although no nudity).

by Anonymousreply 7301/17/2011

Matt isn't gay. What queen would give up living in a Malibu mansion for sleeping in a teepee and shitting in a trench?

by Anonymousreply 7401/17/2011

Poor Matt. His daughter is seriously fucked up.

by Anonymousreply 7501/17/2011

Why does he do that, R74?

by Anonymousreply 7601/18/2011

enviromental nut r74

by Anonymousreply 7701/25/2011

I love how Chris looks today. He seemed very sweet on that VH1 show a couple years ago. He also seemed like he's a really good father to his kids and a hard worker. At the time of the show, he was working for some company that builds swimming pools - he was out there in the sun, shirtless, working away. I also love the free-spirit/exhibitionist in him. I think he'd be an all-around cool guy to know and be with.

by Anonymousreply 7802/05/2011

I've told this story on DL before, but it's been a few years... A good friend from L.A. was roommates with Matt Lattanzi (platonic, but both gay). They used to hang out at the roller discos that were popular in the late 1970s, and do the whole shirtless, satin shorts with your ass hanging out, roller boogie thing on Venice Beach.

They went to an open call for the movie "Xanadu", because the casting director was looking for good roller skaters. As they stood next to each other in a lineup, ON-J (who had just been swarmed with a wave of lezzy rumors) came into the room with a group of suits. she looked every one of the guys up and down and left the room. A few minutes later, one of the producers came in and asked Matt to step into the other room.

The audition went on (my friend was not cast), and Matt never reappeared. My friend shrugged and left, figuring Matt would just come home when he was done with a great story about getting to meet ON-J.

Matt Never. Came. Home. Abandoned his belongings (which were admittedly meager) and never called my friend... A few weeks later it was all over TV that ON-J had a hot new, younger boyfriend (I've always heard she was actually lovers with dancer Sandahl Bergman during that period). Draw your own conclusions.

BTW, that same friend also hung around with a lesbian who dated Demi Moore for almost a year when Demi was 16 and a H.S. dropout (the girlfriend was 18 or 19, so don't start screaming pedophilia).

by Anonymousreply 7902/05/2011

Love that post, R79. Any more dirt on Demi?

by Anonymousreply 8002/05/2011

All I know is this...if there's a line to get to fuck chris in the ass, I'd like to get in it.

by Anonymousreply 8102/06/2011

sex scene:

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by Anonymousreply 8202/13/2011

Loved the story at R79, but have to wonder what it has to do with Christopher Atkins...%0D

by Anonymousreply 8302/13/2011

I can't argue anyone's stories about Matt with men of yesteryear... he was off anyone's radar and got married and divorced again to a Kiwi. He is now hanging out with a brunette chick in her 50's Oh, my point, unless he was intentionally, blantantly doing it for overkill, I've seen video taken by him and he is VERY focussed on a young girl in the vid. However, he sure spoke like Mickey Mouse in "Rich and Famous" (Cukor's last film?) %0D %0D PS: If you search the press agencies, there is a photo of Matt and Chris both in thier Speedos looking lovely together. %0D

by Anonymousreply 8406/26/2011

So hot together.

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by Anonymousreply 8506/26/2011

Matt does kind of ping, and he has a very high voice in " My Tutor" as well, but he seems to like women for some reason.

by Anonymousreply 8606/26/2011

fairly recent pic, still good looking

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by Anonymousreply 8706/27/2011

He hasn't aged well.

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by Anonymousreply 8806/27/2011

Sorry, but I think Atkins looks like shit now.%0D In the book "You'll Never Make Love in This Town Again", one of the callgirl authors states that matt was a great lay, but she was kicked out early because matt found out Livy was on the way home. Matt knew who butters his bread, and wasn't going to fuck up a good thing.%0D %0D Thank you, R79, that was some DAMN good gossip.

by Anonymousreply 8906/27/2011

Have you seen him lately? His face looks like a road map! Way too many years in the sun for that guy.

by Anonymousreply 9002/27/2012

Well if he is gay, I would sure hope he was a bottom because from what I saw in Blue Lagoon, he sure didnt have much to write home about! lol

by Anonymousreply 9102/27/2012

Chris is a nice guy, didn't seem to take himself all that seriously. Aside from the weathered skin, he's held up pretty well. He probably dabbled back in the day but I don't get a gay vibe from him now.

by Anonymousreply 9202/28/2012

I just looked at his nude pictures and I see Chris AKA Rocket man got like a small to average size penis :( and his heat shield on the nose cone has been snipped off :((

by Anonymousreply 9302/19/2013

Both Chris and Matt Lattanzi are bi.

by Anonymousreply 9410/26/2014

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by Anonymousreply 9510/26/2014

My guess is Chris was gay-for-payish back in the day.His career had casting couch written all over it.One of the nicest butts in Hollywood back then.

by Anonymousreply 9605/27/2016

OMG, so shocking.

by Anonymousreply 97Last Tuesday at 4:03 AM

Why is it Jill Biden and Chris Atkins are never seen together?

by Anonymousreply 98Last Tuesday at 4:19 AM

GGG must have run out of troll material. He's trying to drag Christopher Atkins from a 2011 thread. Pathetic.

by Anonymousreply 99Last Tuesday at 4:21 AM

GGG bumping a ten year old thread for no reason. 🙄

by Anonymousreply 100Last Tuesday at 4:43 AM

Wow, the post at r41 really didn’t age well.

by Anonymousreply 101Last Tuesday at 4:47 AM

It's been a while since I've watched my "Blue Lagoon" DVD, but I think on the commentary Chris says that the movie inspired him to become more free-spirited and comfortable with becoming a nudist in his own life.

by Anonymousreply 102Last Tuesday at 5:17 AM

Blue Lagoon was borderline underage teen porn. There's nothing artistic about it. Yeah, other films or shows had had underage teen actors in sexual situations but usually it's tastefully covered up and often the scenes have a purpose to the story. Blue Lagoon was just an excuse for the director to get two attractive teens run around an island naked and hump each other for horny viewers for 2 hours. Poor Brooke was pimped out by her mom since she was a preteen. Chris was hot though and at least he was 18 at the time.

by Anonymousreply 103Last Tuesday at 5:53 AM

I read on a Halston thread that while in Studio 54, Atkins used to shoot his cum into the mouths of greed men in exchange for cocaine! So shocking! So debauched!

by Anonymousreply 104Last Tuesday at 5:58 AM

Blue Lagoon trivia... Lori Loughlin was first choice but refused to do the nude scenes.

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by Anonymousreply 105Last Tuesday at 6:06 AM

[quote]Blue Lagoon was just an excuse for the director to get two attractive teens run around an island naked and hump each other for horny viewers for 2 hours.

Works for me.

by Anonymousreply 106Last Tuesday at 6:10 AM

Christopher Atkins full frontal from "The Blue Lagoon":

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by Anonymousreply 107Last Tuesday at 6:22 AM

R106 Fair enough. I do think softcorn porn has much better looking actors than real porn.

by Anonymousreply 108Last Tuesday at 6:24 AM

Christopher Atkins ass from "The Blue Lagoon":

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by Anonymousreply 109Last Tuesday at 6:33 AM

Lori was very pretty in her youth and aged very well. Too bad she was an idiot who tried to bribe her idiot daughter into a college.

by Anonymousreply 110Last Tuesday at 6:56 AM

Atkins' wife was not asian - she was named Lyn Barron and they were together from 1985 to 2007. Two kids who use the last name Bomann which is Christopher's real last name.

Christopher is now 60, is single and is looking!

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by Anonymousreply 111Last Tuesday at 7:15 AM

He consistently still works and also:

[quote] Atkins became a luxury pool builder and co-developed the Christopher Atkins Strike Jacket E.F.L. (Extreme Fishing Lure)--"a rubbery slipcovering for traditional baits."

So at least he has been smart with his money and developed another source of income

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by Anonymousreply 112Last Tuesday at 9:00 AM

I worked with him in the 90s on a shitty film. He's not gay at all. I would sit and watch him on set between set ups.. to see if he checked out the hot crew guys as they worked. He never gave them a single glance. He flirted with the females like crazy. I was super cute back then, and while I was constantly being hit on by the other male actors, he didn't even give a shit that I was there.

by Anonymousreply 113Last Tuesday at 9:24 AM

It's just wishful thinking. People mistake any pretty boy as gay or bisexual. At least Atkins is gay-friendly.

by Anonymousreply 114Last Tuesday at 9:25 AM

Chris's skimpy outfit from "The Blue Lagoon":

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by Anonymousreply 115Last Wednesday at 4:39 AM

Christopher performing his “hit single”

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by Anonymousreply 116Last Wednesday at 5:34 AM

from the NY Post . . .

He also admits to being constantly hit on as a teen idol but says that there were more offers from men than women, saying that gay men are "my biggest fan base." Atkins remembers that gay men would attempt to get him to "switch teams." "I would say, 'I don't know the first thing about doing it' and that just set them up. 'Well, I'll show you!'"

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by Anonymousreply 117Last Wednesday at 6:01 AM

He caused several orgasms in a young me.

by Anonymousreply 118Last Wednesday at 7:07 AM

R116 Wow, they really have always gave any pretty face in a teen movie a recording contract for a single back then. John Travolta and Scott Baio also had singles and albums.

by Anonymousreply 119Last Wednesday at 8:17 AM

I never heard his ‘hit’ other than him singing it on Solid Gold, I think, but that clip seems to be gone and that’s why I posted the clip above. I figured it never even made the charts, but apparently it peaked at #71. Oh, and he looks totally coked out in the video I posted.

by Anonymousreply 120Last Wednesday at 9:08 PM

Brad Posey the guy who shot Simon Rex's nude photo shoot said told me once (as he was trying to get me to pose for him) that Atkins was gay and had been flirtatious with him.

Not sure if true. I think I was being scammed.

by Anonymousreply 121Last Wednesday at 11:31 PM

Chris (on the left) with Julian McMahon (on the right) in "Wet and Wild Summer":

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