Famous Homosexuals from Scotland People

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.

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    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: age 36
    • Birthplace: Falkirk, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Holby City, Unhappy Birthday, Tinsel Town
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    Ian Charleson
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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: age 54
    • Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    • 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 sessions at ...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: age 62
    • Birthplace: Scotland, Largs
    • 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
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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: age 60
    • Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Crime writer, Author, Writer
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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: age 50
    • Birthplace: Scotland, Dundee
    • 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 arts at ...more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor, Singer, Writer, Presenter, Dancer
    • Credits: Arrow, The Untouchables, Zero Dark Thirty, Torchwood, The Super Hero Squad Show, + more
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    Alexander Wilson
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    Alexander Wilson was a Scottish-American poet, ornithologist, naturalist, and illustrator. Identified by George Ord as the "Father of American Ornithology," Wilson is now regarded as the greatest American ornithologist before Audubon. Several species of bird are named after Wilson, including the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 47 (1766-1813)
    • Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdom
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