Tab Hunterwho rose to movie stardom in the 1950s ( thanks to his surfer-by looks ) and who, in his later years, came out of the closet as gayhas died at 86.
In his 2005 memoir, Tab Hunter Confidential, he revealed that he had remained a closeted gay man during his peak years in Hollywood. Hunter's memoir was adapted into an award-winning documentary in 2015. His three-year affair with actor Anthony Perkins is being featured in a newly announced film, Tab & Tony, with star Zachary Quinto and producer J.J. Abrams.
Hunter was in a relationship with producer Allan Glaser for three decades.