With a grandfather who starred in such film classics as Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia, Omar Sharif Jr. is no stranger to celebrity. He was the face for Coca-Cola in the Arab world and appeared in a Calvin Klein print campaign in Egypt. He’s also acted in movies and television, and is a spokesperson for GLAAD. Sharif lounged with OUT’s editor in chief and chatted about The First Wives Club, growing up with famous grandparents, and of course, his powerful coming-out letter in The Advoc
Jose Llana has not left the stage since his Broadway debut in the 1996 revival of The King and I. He has since starred in the rock musical Rent, Street Corner Symphony, Flower Drum Song, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, among others. The Filipino actor recently took on the role of former Philippines’ president Ferdinand Marcos in Here Lies Love, an ingenious pop opera by David Byrne of the Talking Heads and DJ Fatboy Slim. The show has received great praise, and even the late Joan R
Colman Domingo has become an aficionado of historical epics, having starred in both Lee Daniels’ The Butler and Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. But Domingo isn’t known only for on-camera work. Back in 2010 he earned a Tony nomination for his role in The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway, and more recently, garnered critical acclaim for writing Wild With Happy, a play that deftly blends humor with sadness and loss. We had the pleasure of chatting with Domingo bedside (and hearing all about his encoun
Not many Wall Street executives have a background as an MTV VJ and contestant for America’s Next Top Model, but Kim Stolz, who lives with her wife, Lexi Stolz, on New York’s Upper East Side, embodies a millennial ability to shift and adapt at will. With the publication of her first book, Unfriending My Ex, which picks apart our addiction to social media, she adds another role to her resume: shrewd social critic.
With a reoccurring role on HBO’s cultural phenomenon, Girls, and a starring role in the Tony award-winning musical The Book of Mormon, Andrew Rannells certainly knows how to pick a project. He also knows how to act in one, receiving critical acclaim for his work in both, and a Grammy for Book of Mormon. Rannells stopped by New York Hilton Midtown to get some rest and talk life, work, and HBO’s Girls.