Tab Hunter (b. Arthur Andrew Kelm; July 11, 1931) is an American actor, singer, former teen idol & author who starred in over 40 major films. He joined the Coast Guard at the age of 15, lying about his age to enlist. While there he gained the nickname "Hollywood" for his penchant for watching movies rather than going to bars while on liberty. Hunter came out in a 2006 autobiography & told of a longterm relationship with Tony Perkins. He & partner Allan Glaser have been together for 30 years.