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16 PORTRAYALS OF HIV POSITIVE PEOPLE IN FILM

September 9, 2016

Over the last few decades we have seen many actors and actresses portray people living with HIV in film and television. Here are some notable performances.

WARNING: SPOILER ALERT

1. JARED LETO as Rayon

Movie: Dallas Buyers Club

Year: 2013

2. MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY as Ron Woodroff

Movie: Dallas Buyers Club
Year: 2013

3. RYAN CORR as Timothy Conigrave

Holding The Man

Movie: Holding the Man

Year: 2015

4. SCOTT SPEEDMAN as Tom

Movie: The 24th Day

Year: 2004

5. AL PACINO as Roy Cohn

Movie: Angels in America

Year: 2003

6. GABOUREY SIDIBE as Precious

Movie: Precious

Year: 2009

7. TOM HANKS as Andrew Beckett

Movie: Philadelphia

Year: 1993

8. LUCY LIU as Jin Ping

Movie: 3 Needles
Year: 2005

9. MATT BOMER as Felix Turner

Movie: The Normal Heart
Year: 2014

10. CHLOE SEVIGNY as Jennie

Movie: Kids

Year: 1995

11. MIKE DYTRI as Luke

Movie: The Living End

Year: 1992

12. CRAIG GILMORE as Jon

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Movie: The Living End

Year: 1992

13. AIDAN QUINN as Michael Pierson

Movie: An Early Frost

Year: 1985

14. MARY-LOUISE PARKER as Robin

Movie: Boys on the side

Year: 1995

15. JOSEPH MAZZELLO as Dexter

Movie: The Cure

Year: 1995

16. MICHAEL T. WEISS as Steve Howard

Movie: Jeffrey

Year: 1995

17. JESSE L. MARTIN as Tom Collins

Movie: Rent

Year: 2005

 

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