Registered in Ireland: Darren Criss, a straight actor who played the role of a gay man in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, recently said he would no longer play a queer character for fear of depriving a gay man of a job. But now we know everything. On the other hand, I think there needs to be greater equality. I would like to see more gay actors playing straight roles. It needs to be an even playing field for everybody that would be my ideal.
Ben Whishaw Said Therapy Helped Overcome How He 'Hated' Being Gay
Ben Whishaw says he once “hated” himself for being gay / Queerty
The year-old actor, who plays Q in James Bond , said he chose not to discuss his personal life during the beginning of his acting career. Whishaw says it's something of a relief to be forthright about his personal life. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists?
The Interview: actor Ben Whishaw on coming out, being a twin and life inside the 007 circus
Ben Whishaw Paddington , A Very English Scandal has spoken out about struggling in the closet and how therapy helped the actor accept himself. I did know [my sexuality], I just couldn't tell anyone. Whishaw entered a civil partnership with composer Mark Bradshaw in and said therapy "really helped him.
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