Neil Patrick Harris – Doogie Howser Is Gay

“…speculation and interest in my private life and relationships” is the reason Neil Patrick Harris, 33, is giving for why he has chosen to reveal that he is gay. He also said that he is “…quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest.”

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I just love that so many people are coming out. I think it should happen at least once a day. Who’s next? I look forward to the day when there will be no need for coming out at all. When everyone will just live and be, and let everyone around them live and be. Who’s gay? Who’s straight? Who cares?? We’re human and that’s all that matters.

As we all remember, Neil Patrick Harris was the ever-lovable Doogie Howser, M.D. And who can forget that theme music?

Fun facts about Neil Patrick Harris:

Neil was discovered by writer Mark Medoff at a drama summer camp in 1987. That would eventually lead him to his first acting job in the movie Clara’s Heart.

Neil was nominated two times for a Golden Globe. First in 1989 for his role in the movie Clara’s Heart, followed by his nomination 1992 for his role in Doogie Howser M.D.

In the movie Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle Neil is credited as “Neil Patrick Harris”, instead of being credited as “himself”. This was done to make clear that he plays a parody of himself.

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