Tab Hunter’s LGBT Legacy: Hollywood, It’s Time to Come Out of the Closet
1950s heartthrob Tab Hunter died Sunday. For much of his career he lived the life of a closeted Hollywood movie star. His legacy should be to encourage other stars to come out.
Tab Hunter Confidential
Ron of ‘Retired In Delaware’ passed along his copy of the book; Tab Hunter Confidential. [Thanks Ron!] Published in 2005, it’s a great read for anyone interested in stories of old…
Remembering Tab Hunter, Actor and Gay Icon
The sex symbol and Damn Yankees star, who died on Sunday at the age of 86, was one of the rare stars of his era to speak openly about his homosexuality.
Part 3: Paul Newman meets Anthony Perkins
29-year-old Paul Newman was working on his first Hollywood film, The Silver Chalice (1954), when he moved into an apartment at the Chateau Marmont, where James Dean was also a resident. On his first afternoon there, Paul was relaxing by the pool when he was approached by Anthony Perkins, who introduced himself as Tony. According to Maila Nurmi, a long-time friend and confidante of Tony’s, Perkins told her that the two found themselves in bed within minutes of meeting. For the next few weeks…