General Hospitals Gay character Ryan Carnes real sexual orientation; He might be gay

Updated On 25 Oct, 2018 Published On

Ryan Carnes is popular for portraying a gay character Lucas Jones in the hit ABC soap opera General Hospital. He was the ninth actor to portray Lucas Jones from July 2004 until September 2005General Hospital was Carnes first major role as an actor and he did a very good job portraying Lucas until he left the show.

Today, we will not dwell on Ryan Carnes' professional career but, we will be talking about his personal love life. While some believe that he has kept his dating life a secret, others believe that his sexual orientation is in question and has rumored him as gay following his role as Lucas Jones. Stay with us to know more about the full story here.

Is Ryan Carnes gay in real life?

While wondering about Ryan Carnes' sexual orientation he has done many gay roles during his acting career, and this is the reason why people think he is gay. But, all those rumors about him being gay is false as Ryan has stated in an interview that he is not gay and is as straight as one could be.

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He is an open-minded actor and for him, the sexual orientation of characters doesn’t matter, but the depth of the character matters and a good script. When taking up a role, his first instinct is to see the quality of the script and if the role demands him to be GAY, then he does what the role asks him to.

Ryan and Shawn as gay lovers in the series Desperate Housewives

Caption: Ryan Carnes and Shawn as gay lovers in the series Desperate Housewives

Source: Greg in Hollywood

In General Hospital, the character he portrayed, Lucas Jones, was gay and since it was his first major role for the hit TV show, people made assumptions that he might be gay. After quitting the show, he appeared on Desperate Housewives, where he had a recurring role as Justin, the love interest of Andrew Van De Kamp, played by Shawn Pyfrom.

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Also in 2004, he starred in the movie Eating Out, a gay-themed romantic comedy movie, where he plays the role of Marc Everhard.  And since right from the beginning of his career he had played many roles of gay characters, his followers, and the media thought that he was gay.

Ryan has said that he doesn’t mind doing ‘gay roles’ and is comfortable with those characters and he feels happy and proud that his work is being appreciated by the people and is not offending anyone. 

To think of it, Ryan has not only worked as a gay guy but also as a straight guy as we can all find it on his social media platform Twitter and Instagram where he posts his photos. 


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Talking about his past relationships, there is no information about his affairs in the media whatsoever and we couldn’t find any information related to him or his love life even after scouring the interweb.

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It seems Ryan prefers to keep his personal life out of the spotlight and we don’t blame him. The world can sometimes be a bit noisy. But it looks like Ryan is a single pringle and isn’t dating anyone currently.

But, he is a good-looking, talented person, and we are sure he wouldn’t have a hard time finding a girlfriend. So we wish him all the best for his future and hope to see him on screen soon.