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Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1920s

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List of famous gay people and notable LGBT celebrities born in the 1930s. The people on this list are enjoying the golden years of their lives with most in their late 80s and others in their early 90s. People born in this time were amongst the first gay, lesbians and bisexual people to come out of the closet and to be accepted by the rest of the population. You will see people like Liz Smith, Denholm Elliot and Gore Vidal on this list of famous LGBT people from the 1930s

The famous gay people on this list have identified themselves as being gay, lesbian and bisexual and were born in the 1930s.There are no people listed here who are only rumored to be gay, everyone on this list are confirmed famous gay celebrities. The LGBT community is proud to include the notable people on this list, which includes famous gay politicians, famous gay singers and gay celebrities.You can sort this list by column, including name, birth year, and birthplace. You can also use this list of famous homosexuals born in the 1930s to start your own list.

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    Montgomery Clift
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    Edward Montgomery "Monty" Clift was an American film and stage actor. The New York Times’ obituary of Clift noted his portrayal of "moody, sensitive young men". He often played outsiders and "victim-heroes", such as the social climber in George Stevens's A Place in the Sun, the anguished Catholic priest ...more

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    • Age: Died at 46 (1920-1966)
    • Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: From Here to Eternity, Red River, Judgment at Nuremberg, A Place in the Sun, The Misfits, + more
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    Betty Gleadle, MBE, known by the stage name Liz Smith, is a retired English character actress, best known for her roles as Annie Brandon in I Didn't Know You Cared, Bette and Aunt Belle in 2point4 Children, as Norma Speakman in the BBC comedy The Royle Family, Letitia Cropley in the BBC comedy The Vicar ...more

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    • Age: age 94
    • Birthplace: Scunthorpe, England
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, City of Ember, The Cook, the Thief, + more
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    Patricia Highsmith
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    Patricia Highsmith was an American novelist and short story writer, most widely known for her psychological thrillers, which led to more than two dozen film adaptations. Her first novel, Strangers on a Train, has been adapted for stage and screen numerous times, notably by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951. In ...more

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    • Age: Died at 74 (1921-1995)
    • Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Crime writer, Novelist, Cartoonist, Author, Writer
    • Credits: Strangers on a Train, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ripley's Game, The American Friend, Purple Noon, + more
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    Denholm Elliott
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    Denholm Mitchell Elliott, CBE was an English film, television and theatre actor with more than 120 film and television credits. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. In the 1980s, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in three consecutive years, the only actor ...more

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    • Age: Died at 70 (1922-1992)
    • Birthplace: Ealing, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Trading Places, A Bridge Too Far, A Room with a View, + more
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    Robert Henry De Niro, better known as Robert De Niro, Sr. was an American abstract expressionist painter and the father of actor Robert De Niro.more

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    • Age: Died at 71 (1922-1993)
    • Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Sculptor, Painter, Artist
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    Farley Granger
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    Farley Earle Granger was an American actor, best known for his two collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock, Rope in 1948 and Strangers on a Train in 1951. Granger was first noticed in a small stage production in Hollywood by a Goldwyn casting director, and given a significant role in The North Star, a ...more

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    • Age: Died at 86 (1925-2011)
    • Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Strangers on a Train, Cinema Paradiso, Rope, They Call Me Trinity, Senso, + more
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    Gore Vidal
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    Gore Vidal was an American writer and a public intellectual known for his patrician manner, epigrammatic wit, and polished style of writing. As Eugene Louis Vidal, he was born to a political family; his maternal grandfather was Thomas Pryor Gore, U.S. Senator for Oklahoma. As Gore Vidal, he was a ...more

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    • Age: Died at 87 (1925-2012)
    • Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician, Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, + more
    • Credits: Ben-Hur, Gattaca, Bob Roberts, Igby Goes Down, Caligula, + more
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    Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu is a British Conservative politician well known in Britain for founding the National Motor Museum, as well as for a pivotal cause célèbre in British gay history, his 1954 conviction and imprisonment for homosexual sex, a charge ...more

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    • Age: age 89
    • Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, + more
    • Profession: Politician
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    Michel Foucault
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    Michel Foucault was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, philologist and literary critic. His theories addressed the relationship between power and knowledge, and how they are used as a form of social control through societal institutions. Though often cited as a post-structuralist ...more

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    • Age: Died at 58 (1926-1984)
    • Birthplace: Poitiers, France
    • Profession: Sociologist, Writer, Philosopher
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    Neal Leon Cassady was a major figure of the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the psychedelic and counterculture movements of the 1960s. He was prominently featured as himself in the original "scroll" version of Jack Kerouac's novel On the Road. He also served as the model for the character Dean Moriarty ...more

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    • Age: Died at 42 (1926-1968)
    • Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    • Profession: Poet, Author, Writer
    • Credits: The Last Time I Committed Suicide
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    Alan Leslie "Fluff" Freeman, MBE was an Australian-born British disc jockey and radio personality in the United Kingdom for 40 years.more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1927-2006)
    • Credits: Top of the Pops
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    Jack Cassidy
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    John Joseph Edward “Jack” Cassidy was an American singer and actor of stage, film, and television.more

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    • Age: Died at 49 (1927-1976)
    • Birthplace: Richmond Hill, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Eiger Sanction, He & She, The Mad Monster, Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol, The Andersonville Trial, + more
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    Oswalt Kolle was a German sex educator, who became famous during the late 1960s and early 1970s for his numerous pioneering books and films on human sexuality. His work was translated into all major languages, while his films found an audience of 140 million worldwide. In his 1997 book Open to Both ...more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1928-2010)
    • Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
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    Cecil Antonio "Tony" Richardson was an English theatre and film director and producer whose career spanned five decades. In 1964 he won the Academy Award for Best Director for the film Tom Jones. He died of AIDS-related causes at age 63 in 1991.more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1928-1991)
    • Birthplace: Shipley, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Television director, Theatre Director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Tom Jones, Blue Sky, The Hotel New Hampshire, The Entertainer, The Charge of the Light Brigade, + more
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    Betty Dodson
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    Betty Dodson is an American sex educator, author, and artist.more

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    • Age: age 86
    • Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Pornographic actor, Sex Educator, Author, Artist
    • Credits: Celebrating Orgasm: Women's Private Selfloving Sessions, Self-Loving: Portrait of a Woman's Sexuality Seminar, Viva la Vulva; Women's Sex Organs Revealed, Kim Cattrall: Sexual Intelligence, Sex: The Revolution, + more
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    Brigid Antonia Brophy, Lady Levey was a British novelist, critic and campaigner for social reforms, including the rights of authors and animal rights. Among her novels was Hackenfeller's Ape; among her critical studies were Mozart the Dramatist and Prancing Novelist: A Defence of Fiction ... In Praise ...more

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1929-1995)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer
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