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Matt Bomer Slated To Play Montgomery Clift, Iconic Hollywood Closeted Gay Man

Actor Matt Bomer holds the award for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Mini-Series, TV Movie for his role in 'The Normal Heart'
Actor Matt Bomer holds the award for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Mini-Series, TV Movie for his role in 'The Normal Heart', in the press room at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, January 11, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

One of our favorite queer celebrities is set to take on a new role playing one of the most iconic gay men to ever work in Hollywood -- and who never came out.

Recent Golden Globe recipient Matt Bomer is slated to play Montgomery Clift in a new HBO biopic. According to People, Clift was one of Hollywood's most charismatic leading men, whose sexuality was not publicly known about until after his death in 1965.

Bomer recently won a Golden Globe for "Best Supporting Actor" for his role in Larry Kramer's emotional play-turned-HBO movie "The Normal Heart."

During his acceptance speech the hunky actor, who has also quickened pulses when he appeared in the TV series "White Collar" and the film "Magic Mike," among other projects, thanked his husband, publicist Simon Halls, and their three children, Kit, Walker and Henry.

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