6 Actors Who Confirmed They’re Straight After Playing a Gay Character

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Lots of guys are kissing guys on screen nowadays — but not all of them are into it IRL. Critics sometimes call it “gayface,” but we just think it’s cool that so many straight actors are confident and comfortable enough to smooch their male co-stars, even though they’re not interested in men on a sexual level when the cameras aren’t rolling.

But how do you really know if an actor is gay or straight? Like mean, you can’t just decide for them based on their characters. So we did the digging for you — here are six actors who publicly confirmed their heterosexuality> — as in, they came out as straight — after their homosexual characters’ big- or small-screen debuts: