I was supposed to be a romancer, either wooing the leading lady or competing with the leading man for her.
The Thin Man was a good break, because it was highly popular. I played a gigolo in it.
George Raft may or may not have gone both ways, but he was very sensitive to what they said about him, and it was one factor why he decided to play all those gangsters in the movies.
That is perceptive of you, because in this country men dancers have always been viewed with suspicion. If you were an actor, a star, and a dancer, you had to be, or have a name like someone mainstream.
Valentino was apparently gay or bisexual. And his two lesbian wives. But without any question, he had sex with men. From choice. So he was one or the other.
We Latins make splendid lovers and splendid older men.
Sometimes, I wonder what I'm doing here.