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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.
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 in Alfred Hitchcock's I Confess, the doomed soldier in Fred Zinnemann's From Here to Eternity, and the Jewish GI bullied by antisemites in Edward Dmytryk's The Young Lions. Clift received four Academy Award nominations during his career, three for Best Actor and one for Best Supporting Actor. Along with Marlon Brando and James Dean, Clift was one of the original method actors in Hollywood; he ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 46 (1920-1966)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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#78 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Gore Vidal is listed (or ranked) 2 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 Democratic Party politician who twice sought elected office; first to the House of Representatives, then to the Senate. As a political commentator and essayist, Vidal’s principal subject was the history of the United States and its society, especially how the militaristic foreign policy of the National Security State reduced the country to decadent empire. His political and cultural essays were ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 87 (1925-2012)

Birthplace: West Point, New York, USA

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#44 on The Best Gay Authors

#33 on The Best Historical Fiction Writers of All Time

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Michel Foucault is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1920s
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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 and postmodernist, Foucault rejected these labels, preferring to present his thought as a critical history of modernity. His thought has been highly influential for both academic and activist groups. Born in Poitiers, France to an upper-middle-class family, Foucault was educated at the Lycée Henri-IV and then the École Normale Supérieure, where he developed an interest in philosophy and came ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 58 (1926-1984)

Birthplace: Poitiers, France

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#38 on The Best Gay Authors

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Liz Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 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 of Dibley and as Zillah In Lark Rise to Candleford. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 96

Birthplace: Scunthorpe, United Kingdom

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