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15 Actors Who Came Out After Playing A Queer Character

Life really does imitate art.

1. First off, Sara Ramirez, after playing Callie on Grey's Anatomy.

Sara Ramirez poses on the red carpet in a buttoned up black shirt pattered with silk palm trees, and a thick silver chain around their neck

2. Reneé Rapp after playing Leighton on Sex Lives of College Girls.

Renee Rapp poses on a red carpet in a black turtleneck and white and green jacket

3. Demi Lovato after playing Dani on Glee.

Demi Lovato posing at an event with a short black buzzcut, dark eyeliner, and a black turtleneck

4. Chyler Leigh after playing Alex on Supergirl.

Chyler Leigh poses at a Supergirl event in a shimmery black V-neck dress

5. Jake Borelli, after playing Schmidt on Grey's Anatomy.

Jake Borelli posing at a Grey's Anatomy event, wearing a white linen shirt and a tan blazer

6. Samira Wiley after playing Poussey on Orange Is The New Black.

Samira Wiley poses on the red carpet wearing a black leather blazer, gold necklace and gold hoops

7. Dominique Provost-Chalkley after playing Waverly on Wynonna Earp.

Dominique Provost-Chalkley posing at an event wearing a flowery top that has a rainbow heart pin on it

8. Keiynan Lonsdale after playing Bram in Love, Simon.

Keiynan Lonsdale poses on the red carpet in an all-black outfit with boots, leather pants, a mesh bodysuit, and long black coat, with sunglasses

9. Sean Hayes after playing Jack on Will & Grace.

Sean Hayes wears a blue tweed jacket and black jeans while on the set of a TV show

10. Mae Whitman after playing Amity on The Owl House.

Mae Whitman wearing a mint green zebra print shirt, with red lipstick and gold hoops

11. Clea DuVall after playing Graham on But I'm A Cheerleader.

Clea DuVall poses in a black blazer and white button-up shirt

12. Adamo Ruggiero after playing Marco on Degrassi.

Adamo Ruggiero poses at an event in a black fedora and all-black outfit

13. Kaylee Bryant after playing Josie on Legacies.

14. Victor Garber after playing Liberace in Liberace.

Victor Garber wearing all-black posing at an event

15. And finally, Tyler Blackburn after playing Alex on Roswell, New Mexico.

Tyler Blackburn holding a microphone and sitting, wearing a tweed cap and leather jacket

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