Zachary Quinto - Stars Pay Tribute To Gore Vidal

Zachary Quinto, Rob Lowe and Jake Shears have led the tributes to Gore Vidal following his death on Tuesday (31Jul12).
The celebrated author and playwright passed away at his home in Los Angeles after suffering complications from pneumonia.
Vidal, who had relationships with both men and women, often wrote about homosexuality and his 1948 novel The City and the Pillar was one of the first books to feature an openly gay character.
And gay Scissor Sisters singer Shears has taken to to acknowledge Vidal's groundbreaking contributions, writing, "Rip Gore Vidal. A truly great American original. What a legacy", while his bandmate Del Marquis adds, "Gore Vidal... thank you for wit & for being queer - long before there were gay rights."
Gay actor Quinto declares, "One of Tennessee's closest and a true revolutionary. Incendiary. Insightful. Incisive. Missed by many already", and Lowe ‏told his followers, "Now there was a man who knew how to use his pencil."
Rocker Tom Morello ‏writes, "Rip Gore Vidal. Glad to have met him. Incredible mind/wit/life."
Josh Groban, Sandra Bernhard and Courtney Love also offered their thoughts on Vidal online.


Tags: Zachary Quinto - Rob Lowe - Jake Shears - Gore Vidal


More Zachary Quinto

Two Photos Emerge of Hitman: Agent 47

Adapted from the hugely popular video game, Hitman: Agent 47 has the dangerous task of maneuvering between mediums – something many videogame to movie transitions...

Sarah Jessica Parker And Matt Bomer Among Star Arrivals At 2014 AmfAR Gala

'Sex And The City' star Sarah Jessica Parker and 'White Collar' actor Matt Bomer were snapped on arriving at the 2014 AmfAR Inspiration Gala in...

Roberto Orci To Direct 'Star Trek 3' - But, Uh, Who Is He?

Roberto Orci, the Hollywood screenwriter best known for writing the first two Star Trek reboot movies, has been promoted to the director's chair for Star...

'Heroes' to Return on NBC in 2015 with Miniseries

'Heroes' was one of the most talked dramas on television when it aired in 2006, initially being well received as an original concept, then because...


Heroes Reborn: NBC Bringing One Of Its Most Successful Shows Back To Life As Miniseries

Good news for any Heroes fans out there – NBC is reviving its hit show in miniseries form. NBC announced the news during its Olympic...

New Cast Additions Amy Poehler And Tina Fey At 'Anchorman 2' NY Premiere - Part 4

'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' stars Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are snapped on the red carpet at the New York premiere held at the...

Robert Redford Arrives With His Wife At The 'All Is Lost' NYFF Premiere - Part 1

Robert Redford and his wife Sibylle Szaggars posed on the red carpet at the premiere of his new ocean adventure movie 'All Is Lost' during...

Zachary Quinto, Hilary Rhoda And Linda Cardellini Spotted At 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards - Part 3

'Star Trek Into Darkness' actor Zachary Quinto made a star appearance at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards held at Alice Tully Hall in New York...



Zachary Quinto Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Zachary Quinto

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All