Congrats to Sense8 Actor Brian J Smith for Coming Out in recently Issue of Attitude December 2019
The star of Sense8, World on Fire and Treadstone Brian J Smith From coming out in small-town Texas to being the next action hero.
“I had to be very, very careful about telling people the truth about myself. It still reverberates. A lot of my work is about that. The things that move me as an actor are those echoes that come up.”Brian J Smith
Life of Brian
Growing up in Texas left Brian J Smith feeling isolated by his burgeoning sexuality. Today, he has leading parts in two major dramas.
He tells Attitude how he found himself in acting, why he felt at home in London –– where he fell in love with an Irishman –– and about the joy of discovering Berlin’s hedonism. Words by Cliff Joannou.
About Brian J Smith
Brian J. Smith was born on October 12, 1981 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Brian Jacob Smith. He is an actor, known for SGU Stargate Universe (2009), Red Faction: Origins (2011) and Hate Crime (2005). On June 2015, he played Will Gorski, one of the lead characters on the Netflix original series, “Sense8”, created by the Wachowskis.
- He studied at the acclaimed Quad C Theatre program at Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas.
- Graduate of the four-year Acting program at The Juilliard School Drama Division in New York City.
- 2000 Graduated Allen High School – Allen, TX.
The team, photographer Harol Baez and stylist Joseph Kocharian met actor at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel in New York City.
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