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Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom

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Famous homosexuals from the United Kingdom are listed here for your informational use. The members of the LGBT community of Britain include the British homosexuals listed here. Famous British gay people include author and comedian Stephen Fry and lesbian actress Saffron Burrows. You can sort this list by column, including name, birth year, and birthplace. You can also use this list of notable gay Brits to start your own people list.
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
Dec. at 45 (1946-1991)
Freddie Mercury was a British singer, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona ...more
Ian McKellen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 79
Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE is an English actor. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn ...more
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 55
Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, widely known by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Michael rose to superstardom during the ...more
Samantha Fox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 52
Samantha Karen "Sam" Fox is an English dance-pop singer, songwriter, actress, and former glamour model. During this time, she became the most popular pin-up girl of her era, as well as ...more
Stephen Fry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 61
Stephen John Fry is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist. After a troubled childhood and adolescence, during which he was expelled from two schools and spent three months ...more
Boy George is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 57
Boy George is a British singer-songwriter, who was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, ...more
Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
Dec. at 42 (1912-1954)
Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner. He ...more
Alan Carr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 42
Alan Graham Carr is an English comedian and television personality. He was born in Weymouth, Dorset and spent most of his childhood in Northampton before moving to Manchester in his early 20s ...more
Julian Clary is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 59
Julian Peter McDonald Clary is an English comedian and novelist. Openly gay, Clary began appearing on television in the mid 1980s and became known for his deliberately stereotypical camp style. ...more
Will Young is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 40
William Robert "Will" Young is a British singer-songwriter and actor who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the British music contest Pop Idol, making him ...more
Dale Winton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 63
Dale Jonathan Winton is an English radio DJ and television presenter, best known for presenting the shows including Dale's Supermarket Sweep from 1993 until 2000 and again in 2007, the National ...more
Dennis Nilsen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 73
Dennis Andrew Nilsen is a British man convicted of six counts at the Old Bailey, Nilsen was sentenced to life imprisonment on 4 November 1983, with a recommendation that he serve a minimum of 25 ...more
Marc Almond is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 61
Peter Mark Sinclair "Marc" Almond is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Almond first began performing and recording in the synthpop/new wave duo Soft Cell. He has also had a ...more
Graham Chapman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
Dec. at 48 (1941-1989)
Graham Arthur Chapman was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python.
Paul O'Grady is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 63
Paul James Michael O'Grady, MBE is an English comedian, television presenter, actor, writer and radio disc-jockey. He rose to prominence in the United Kingdom for his comedic drag queen ...more
Kenneth Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
Dec. at 62 (1926-1988)
Kenneth Charles Williams was an English comic actor and comedian of Welsh parentage. He was one of the main ensemble in 26 of the 31 Carry On films, and appeared in numerous British television ...more
Rupert Everett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 56
Rupert James Hector Everett is an English actor and writer. He first came to public attention in 1981, when he was cast in Julian Mitchell's play and subsequent film Another Country as an openly ...more
Sue Perkins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 49
Susan Elizabeth "Sue" Perkins is an English comedienne, broadcaster, actress and writer, born in East Dulwich, London, England. Originally coming to prominence through her comedy ...more
Russell Tovey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 37
Russell George Tovey is an English actor with numerous television, film and stage credits. Tovey is best known for playing the role of werewolf George Sands in the BBC's supernatural drama Being ...more
Michael Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 66
Michael Ciaran Parker, better known by his stage name Michael Barrymore, is an English comedian and television presenter of game shows and light entertainment programmes on British television in ...more
Matt Lucas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
age 44
Matthew Richard "Matt" Lucas is an English comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little Britain as well as for ...more
Frankie Howerd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
Dec. at 75 (1917-1992)
Francis Alick "Frankie" Howerd, OBE was an English comedian and comic actor whose six-decade career was described by fellow comedian Barry Cryer as "a series of comebacks,
Kenny Everett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
Dec. at 51 (1944-1995)
Maurice James Christopher Cole, known professionally as Kenny Everett, was a British comedian, radio DJ and television entertainer. Everett is best known for his career as a radio DJ and for The ...more
Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
Dec. at 63 (1899-1962)
Charles Laughton was an English stage and film actor and director. Laughton was trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on the stage in 1926. In ...more
John Maynard Keynes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Homosexuals from United Kingdom
Dec. at 63 (1883-1946)
John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB, FBA, was a British economist whose ideas have fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and informed the economic ...more