Harris, 41, is also a singer and director and shot to fame as a pre-teen. He can most recently be seen alongside Ben Affleck in new release Gone Girl In his brand new memoir, Choose Your Own Autobiography , Harris, who is now a married father-of-two with David Burtka, describes the journey of acceptance for both him and his loved ones. As reported by the Daily Mail , the book grapples with the years Harris spent coming to terms with his sexuality, during which he told people he was bisexual before revealing his is gay. However, it was while acting beside Burt Reynolds in late s detective drama B. Stryker that proved to be revelatory.
Neil Patrick Harris Shares His Thoughts on Straight Actors Playing Gay Characters
Neil Patrick Harris on straight actors playing gay characters
On the campaign trail when his wife was seeking the Democratic nomination, Doug Emhoff was the dutiful political spouse. Now, he plans on filling the same role in the White House. The year-old husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is quitting his law practice by Inauguration Day to take on his duties as second gentleman, flipping gender norms at a level the nation has never before seen. Harris," she said, referring to Emhoff, "is totally comfortable stepping back so his wife can show her brilliance, grace, grit and power because he wants her to succeed.
Neil Patrick Harris Says It’s ‘Sexy’ for Straight Actors to Play Gay Roles
Neil Patrick Harris is opening up about his thoughts on whether or not straight actors should play gay on television and in film. Authenticity is leading us to joyous places. Neil Patrick Harris. On the subject of "Queer as Folk," the groundbreaking early s drama that featured mostly straight actors playing gay, Harris said he was a big fan.
Harris, who has played characters both gay and straight, went straight lothario for one of his most famous roles as Barney Stinson on "How I Met Your Mother. It's been a hot-button topic for several years now, and one that doesn't have a clear or definitive answer. But there are a lot of strong opinions. Davies' assertion that straight actors shouldn't be playing gay roles anymore.