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So what do you feel when you see friends living out some of the issues your character is dealing with in the show--the drug use, casual sex? I don't know for Justin; he's always looking for meaning out of his relationships with people. You've got two more years left on your Queer as Folk contract. What do you see yourself doing after Queer as Folk? I don't know if it will be doing either independent films or plays in New England.
When I was 4 my parents couldn't get a baby-sitter for me when they were going to see a performance of Peter Pan. After I saw Peter Pan I started auditioning for community theater. I went to Stagedoor Manor, this big Broadway kids' camp, when I was 9 and 11. I had a day of rehearsal, and I got another callback, and they flew me to L. After the second call-back and third audition, I knew I had gotten the part. Louis and then back to Atlanta to drop off my stuff before I flew to Toronto to start filming. Do you ever get a script and say, "That doesn't ring true to my experience? I think the gay community is split: They either love [the show] or love to hate it. It always weirds me out and makes me unhappy that some people think I'm Justin. People can be talking to me and I know they think they are talking to Justin. Yet to many people, you're the face of young gay America. I actually have more respect for people who are in the closet. But if you don't talk about it, it's like you're too pussy to talk about it, which I didn't want to be.
Did you ever think to yourself, Most actors are in the closet? So I never felt a need to manipulate my career from the outside--try to be someone I wasn't to get ahead. Band Bang You're Dead was an interesting choice for you in part because bullying is such a huge issue for gay youth.
There's a big difference between stage actors and Hollywood actors. I just don't think that I could be the kind of actor I want to be and not be honest with myself. Did you experience that when you were in high school?
There are many famous out Broadway people, whereas most Hollywood actors feel the need to be closeted. Honesty is very important to me as an actor and as a person.
You mean the subset that's represented on Queer as Folk.