“My acting stopped being about disguise and became about truth which suits the camera, so my film career took off when I came out.” – Ian McKellen
Browsing: coming out
Though 2009’s Star Trek made headlines for featuring a Mr. Spock who was no stranger to romance with Zoe Saldana’s Uhura, Zachary Quinto, who played the Vulcan hero, came out as gay in real-life two years afterward. While appearing on The Jonathan Ross show to promote the Star Trek sequel, Quinto spoke about coming out and its effect on his career.
Ian McKellan is back reprising his role as Gandalf in the highly-anticipated release of The Hobbit.