Law and Order star Denis O’Hare was one of the first Hollywood celebrities to participate in a gay wedding. After adopting a child the previous year, he also became one of the first homosexual Hollywood celebrities to adopt children and make it public. O’Hare recently talked about his married life with husband Hugo Redwood and their adopted children.
Sources close to the actor claim that he and his husband are even closer and happier after their adoption. The child O’Hare has adopted with his husband is of black ethnicity. His husband’s black ethnicity is thought to have played a major part in him adopting a black child.
“He is very happy with his marriage. His husband is also very supportive of him. The two love each other very much. Their decision to adopt the children was mutual and they are very satisfied with their decision”, revealed sources close to the actor.
It is no secret that gay marriage, while legal, is still looked down upon by many in the society. He married actor Hugo Redwood in the July of 2011. The actor, however, has claimed that it doesn’t matter to him what other people think about his marriage.
The actor came out as gay during his high school years in Michigan. He claims that his family has always remained supportive through those tough times. The actor believes that his family is one of the major reason he has a successful acting career.
O’Hare had an interest in acting since his childhood. But it was not until he turned 20 that he made his first on-screen appearance. His first notable performance was in the 1993 TV series ‘The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles’. He gained public recognition when he played the role of the doctor in the movie ‘21 grams’.
The performance he has given in movies like ‘A Mighty Heart’, ‘Edge of Darkness’ and ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’ are considered some of his best works. O'Hare portrayed a hotel worker, Liz Taylor on the fifth season of FX’s popular Anthology series, ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’.
O’Hare has been nominated for Primetime Emmy twice in his acting career. His first nomination came when he was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries for playing Larry Harvey in the American Horror Story. He was also nominated for the same award in 2015 for playing Stanley in the same TV series.
The actor is very active on social media sites. He can be followed on Twitter @denisohare. Nearly 100k of his fans follow him on Twitter. He tweets about his personal and professional life through his Twitter account. His fans can also keep up with the actor through his website, denisohare.com.
The net worth of this Kansas born American movie star is estimated to be in excess of $2 million dollars.