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Famous Homosexuals from Scotland

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Gay and lesbian Scottish celebs include list includes homosexual men and women from 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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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 St Andrews and one at Edinburgh University, he abandoned all idea of the church, and in 1786 he became an assistant-teacher of mathematics and natural philosophy in the newly established Dundee Academy. Three years later he became partner in, and manager of, a flax spinning company at Douglastown in Forfarshire, still prosecuting in moments of leisure his favourite studies. He was essentially ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 77 (1765-1842)

Birthplace: Dundee, United Kingdom

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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 Gandhi. Charleson was a noted actor on the British stage as well, with critically acclaimed leads in Guys and Dolls, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Fool for Love, and Hamlet, among many others. Over the course of his life Charleson performed numerous major Shakespearean roles, and the annual Ian Charleson Awards were established in his honour in 1991, to reward the best classical stage performances in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 41 (1949-1990)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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

Age: 57

Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, + 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 on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom

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