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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1920s
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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, A Place in the Sun, I Confess, Judgment at Nuremberg
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    Liz Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1920s
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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: 94
    • Birthplace: England, Scunthorpe
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, City of Ember, The Cook^! the Thief^! His Wife & Her Lover, The Vicar of Dibley, + more
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    Patricia Highsmith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1920s
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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 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1920s
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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 Last Crusade, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Trading Places, A Room with a View
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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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1920s
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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 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1920s
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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: Caligula, Suddenly, Last Summer, Needlework Pictures Presents Francesco Vezzoli in Gore Vidal's 'Caligula', The Best Man
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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: 89
    • Birthplace: England, London
    • Profession: Politician
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