Gay Hollywood: 45 Out and Proud LGBT Stars (Photos)

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From actress Jane Lynch to actor Matt Bomer to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, stars in gay Hollywood who serve as inspirations on National Coming Out Day

Ellen DeGeneres, talk show host, actress and comedian

Jodie Foster, Oscar-winning actress and director

Zachary Quinto, actor and producer (“Star Trek”)

Neil Patrick Harris, former “How I Met Your Mother” actor

Robin Roberts, “Good Morning America” anchor

Jane Lynch, former “Glee” actress and “Hollywood Game Night” host

Jim Parsons, Emmy-winning actor in “The Big Bang Theory”

Raven-Symoné, former “That’s So Raven” star

Guillermo Diaz, actor (“Scandal”)

Maria Bello, “Prisoners” actress

Sarah Paulson, star of “American Horror Story”

Matt Bomer, actor (“White Collar,” “American Horror Story”)

Kristen Stewart, actress (“Twilight” series)

Holland Taylor, former “Two and a Half Men” actress

Adam Lambert, singer and “American Idol” alum

Elton John, singer

Sara Gilbert, actress and producer of “The Conners”

Cheyenne Jackson, actor (“30 Rock,” “American Horror Story”)

Colton Haynes, actor (“Teen Wolf,” “Arrow”)

Ellen Page, actress (“X-Men,” “Juno”)

Ben Whishaw, actor (“Spectre”)

Wanda Sykes, actress and comedian

Wentworth Miller, “Prison Break” star

Portia De Rossi, actress (“Scandal,” “Arrested Development”)

Ricky Martin, singer

Lily Tomlin, comedian and actress (“Grace & Frankie”)

Sam Smith, Oscar-winning singer and songwriter

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family” actor

Laverne Cox, “Orange Is the New Black” star

Meredith Baxter, “Family Ties” actress

Barry Manilow, singer

Amandla Stenberg, actress (“Everything Everything”)

Darren Young, WWE superstar

Daniela Vega, actress (“A Fantastic Woman”)

George Takei, former “Star Trek” actor

Ezra Miller, “Justice League” actor

Jillian Michaels, “The Biggest Loser” coach

Ian McKellen, actor in “The Lord of the Rings” and “X-Men” franchises

Sean Hayes, actor in “Will and Grace”

Taylor Schilling, “Orange Is the New Black” actress

Nikki Blonsky, actress in “Hairspray”

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