Asked in the early '30s about the German actress, she said, "But who is this Marlene Dietrich? Known in the '60s as the Joker on "Batman," Cesar Romero played a series of Latin lovers in the '30s and '40s. MGM chief Louis B.
Mayer reportedly pressured Ramon Novarro seen here with Greta Garbo in 's "Mata Hari" to maintain his Latin lover image by getting married. The Mexican star refused. By the mid-'30s, his career had peaked, and in he was gruesomely murdered in his L.
Cesar Romero remembered him as "a gentle, sweet man. Although he describes Spencer Tracy as bisexual as opposed to gay , Scotty Bowers calls the legendary actor's relationship with Katharine Hepburn a "pseudo-romance. What Bowers recalls firsthand is that he had a series of trysts with Tracy beginning one night in the early '50s. In the morning, Scotty writes in his memoir, "he didn't say a word about it. It was as though none of it ever happened. Scotty Bowers also claims to have had a "great friendship" with Katharine Hepburn. As he tells it, "Kate preferred the company of women, and I always found her the young brunettes she liked best.
But the troubled star seen here with Donna Reed in 's "From Here to Eternity" kept that conflict a secret until his death in at the age of One sign of how much Hollywood has changed: How Gays and Lesbians Shaped Hollywood. He projected sexual ambiguity as the tennis pro in 's "Strangers on a Train" and went on to become a gay icon. But Farley Granger kept his personal life private until when, at 81, he released the tell-all "Include Me Out.
The book was co-written by Robert Calhoun, Granger's partner at the time of his death in A tabloid outed Claudette Colbert soon after her death in Although married twice, Colbert barely lived with either husband and was rumored to have had an affair with Marlene Dietrich. But according to Vanity Fair, the women in her life weren't lovers so much as "ladies-in-waiting.
Without getting too specific, Bowers adds that he and "Ty" would "get up to quite a few sexual shenanigans together. That sparked a year relationship, which began while Burr was starring on "Perry Mason" and lasted until his death in Asked about the story two decades later, Benevides—now in his 80s—told L. Weekly, "Scotty Bowers is the most honest person I've known. Without appearing to break a sweat, they kept some of TV's most popular shows going for years and even decades. SheKnows Media — Lifestyles. A Moment of Zen Dance Lessons: Like Purple Clover on Facebook.
Mineo also appeared in two episodes of Hawaii Five-O , in and By , Mineo's career had begun to turn around. The painting currently is part of the Guggenheim Museum 's permanent collection,  and is considered "one of the great American nudes. Mineo met actress Jill Haworth on the set of the film Exodus , in which they portrayed young lovers.
Mineo and Haworth were together on-and-off for many years. They were engaged to be married at one point, though she canceled the engagement when she became aware of an affair Sal was having with Bobby Sherman. One night, when Mineo found Haworth and Spelling at a private Beverly Hills nightclub, he punched Spelling in the face, yelling, "Do you know how old she is? What are you doing with her at your age? Michaud denies this claim; Michaud describes Mineo and Haworth's relationship as a normal heterosexual relationship, avers that Mineo fell in love with Haworth, and states that Mineo regarded her as one of the most important people in his life.
In a interview with Boze Hadleigh , Mineo discussed his bisexuality. Michaud wrote a biography of Mineo, with the majority of this information coming from Haworth and Burr.
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Mineo was also close friends with David Cassidy , another teen idol. Mineo was arriving home after a rehearsal on February 12, , when he was stabbed to death in the alley behind his apartment building near the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California.
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In March , pizza deliveryman Lionel Ray Williams was sentenced to 57 years in prison for killing Mineo and for ten robberies in the same area. Corrections officers later said they had overheard Williams admitting to the stabbing.
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