I t is A young actor named Will Smith, already a famous rapper and sitcom star, is nervous about his first big film role, as a gay con artist in Six Degrees of Separation. How times change. Now a successful heterosexual actor can swear off gay roles for an entirely different and apparently noble reason. When he bagged an Emmy for the same part last year, he announced it would be his last gay role.
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Davies continued, "It's about authenticity, the taste of You wouldn't cast someone able-bodied and put them in a wheelchair, you wouldn't black someone up. Authenticity is leading us to joyous places. Harris, however, explained that he thinks "there's something sexy about casting a straight actor to play a gay role, if they're willing to invest a lot into it. There's a nervousness that comes from the newness of it all.
Miniver and Madame Curie A sister died of Pulmonary Phthisis. Pidgeon received his formal education in local schools and the University of New Brunswick , where he studied Law and Drama. He never saw action, however, as he was severely injured in an accident when he was crushed between two gun carriages and spent seventeen months in a military hospital. His Officer Attestation states he was born in and further medical records state
During the Golden Age of Hollywood in the s, actors and actresses shot to fame—but only if they tailored their images to the demands of the big studios. For LGBT actors, that often meant marrying a person of the opposite sex. The early 20th century represented a unique time for LGBT people in the country.