Douglas Spain

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Douglas Spain
Born (1974-04-15) April 15, 1974 (age 44)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, director, producer
Years active 1993–present

Douglas Spain (born April 15, 1974) is an American film and television actor, director and producer. [1] In 1998 Spain was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award in the category of Best Debut Performance for his role in the film Star Maps. [2] In 1999 he won the Rising Star Award at the Marco Island Film Festival for The Last Best Sunday [3] and in 2006 he won the Camie award at the Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards for his part in The Reading Room . He has since appeared in various features, including Permanent Midnight , But I'm a Cheerleader , A Time for Dancing , What's Cooking? , Cherry Falls , Delivering Milo and Still Green .

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Personal life

Spain came out as gay via Facebook on January 26, 2012 and in an interview with The Advocate on January 27, 2012. [4]

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  1. "Official Site of Douglas Spain". Archived from the original on July 8, 2007. Retrieved July 11, 2007.
  2. Wallace, Amy (January 9, 1998), "Duvall's 'Apostle' Truly Filled With Spirit", Los Angeles Times , retrieved March 18, 2010
  3. "About the Filmmakers". Charity Press Kit. Archived from the original on February 10, 2006. Retrieved March 18, 2010.
  4. Gieseke, Winston. "Douglas Spain Becomes the Change He Wants To See". The Advocate, 1/27/12. Archived from the original on 2012-01-29.