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LGBT Famous Homosexuals from Scotland

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The famous Scottish gay and lesbian list includes homosexual men and women from the Scotland. These gay Scots and and homosexual Scottish celebrities just happen to be attracted to people of the same gender. They include politicians, actors like Torchwood's Captain Jack, John Barrowman, and writers from the LGBT community in Scotland. You can sort this list by column, including name, birth year, and birthplace. You can also use this list of notable gay Scots to start your own people list.

Who are famous gay Scottish celebrities? Take a look at this list and you'll find out who ever gay Scot who is famous is.

David Paisley is a Scottish actor, especially well known for roles as midwife Ben Saunders in Holby City, Ryan Taylor in Tinsel Town and most recently Rory Murdoch in River City. Some of his characters have been controversial due to their sexual orientation. ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Falkirk, United Kingdom

Profession: Actor, Singer

Credits: Holby City, Unhappy Birthday, Tinsel Town

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Ian Charleson was a Scottish stage and film actor. He is best known internationally for his starring role as Olympic athlete and missionary Eric Liddell, in the Oscar-winning 1981 film Chariots of Fire. He is also well known for his portrayal of Rev. Charlie Andrews in the 1982 Oscar-winning film ...more

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Age: Died at 41 (1949-1990)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Profession: Actor, Singer

Credits: Chariots of Fire, Gandhi, Opera, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan Lord of the Apes, + more

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Jackie Kay MBE is a Scottish poet and novelist. ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh United Kingdom, + more

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Writer

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Sir James Ivory was a Scottish mathematician. Ivory was born in Dundee, son of James Ivory the renowned clock maker, and attended Dundee Grammar School. In 1779 he entered the University of St Andrews, distinguishing himself especially in mathematics. He then studied theology; but, after two ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1765-1842)

Birthplace: Dundee, United Kingdom

Profession: Mathematician, Scientist

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John Gibb Marshall, better known by the stage name John Sessions, is a British actor and comedian. He is known for comedy improvisation in television shows such as Whose Line Is It Anyway?; as a panellist on QI; and as a character actor in numerous films, both in the UK and in Hollywood. ...more

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Age: 64

Birthplace: Largs, United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Gangs of New York, Henry V, The Good Shepherd, The Iron Lady The Bounty, + more

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Val McDermid is a Scottish crime writer, best known for a series of suspense novels featuring Dr. Tony Hill. ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

Profession: Crime writer, Author, Writer

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#35 on The Best Mystery Authors

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Rhona Cameron is a Scottish comedian. She rose to prominence via the stand-up comedy circuit, and was a regular on British television in the 1990s. ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: Dundee, United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: Funny Man, Gaytime TV, Rhona, Bobo's in the bush

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John Scot Barrowman, MBE, is a Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, presenter and writer who holds both British and American citizenship. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he emigrated to the United States with his family in 1975. Encouraged by his high school teachers, Barrowman studied performing ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Profession: Actor, Singer, Writer, Presenter Dancer

Credits: Torchwood, Arrow, Zero Dark Thirty, Shark Attack 3: Megalodon

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#23 on The Best Living Scottish Actors

#15 on The Best Scottish Actors of All Time

#72 on The Best Reality Show Judges

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