"I think it's a gay actor's responsibility to give full-blooded life to gay characters"—the 32-year-old actor spent years starring in coming-of-age stories. He played a conflicted gay soldier in the Off-Broadway World War II musical Yank! and earned a Tony nom for his performance in the 2009 revival of McNally’s Ragtime. His work in the latter actually inspired the four-time Tony-winning scribe to write a role for him in Mothers. “Now I’m playing men dealing with adult issues,” Steggert says. READ MORE
The 2010 Tony nominations were announced today and former All My Children star Bobby Steggert (ex-Sam Grey) landed a Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical nomination for his work in Ragtime. The Tony Awards air June 13 on CBS.