For one thing, heâ€™s willing to unambiguously talk about his sexual orientation. His eight-month role in Angels was both â€œthe most challenging thing Iâ€™ve ever done as an actor and the most rewardingâ€ he says. Having to inhabit that terrible lost world, if only in his mind, took a toll. â€œAnd at the same time, as a gay man, it made me feel like thereâ€™s still so much work to be done, and thereâ€™s still so many things that need to be looked at and addressed.â€
â€”Â Whatâ€™s Up, Spock?, New YorK Magazine. Ce qui est intÃ©ressant ici, c’est que ce qui le pousse Ã faire son coming-out, c’est ce qui a, en grande partie, alimentÃ© le feu du mouvement de libÃ©ration gay : la proximitÃ© de la mort Ã travers l’Ã©pidÃ©mie de sida. La puissance de Angels in America reste intacte. Â«Ce terrible monde perduÂ», comme il dit, n’est pas si loin qui Ã§a.