Cary Grant. TinyBytes.com suggest that, In the 1950s it wasn’t safe for actors to come out of closet, many like Cary Grant feared that being seen as gay would put a quick full stop to their careers. His sexuality was only a secret outside of the industry. He lived with an actor Randolph Scott for 12 years. His daughter Jennifer Grant spoke to the Daily Mail and suggested that her father admitted that he liked it when people called him gay.