Listen: Wilson Cruz Goes Behind the Camera as a Producer of ‘Visible: Out on Television’

Published on Apr 09, 2020

Listen: Wilson Cruz Goes Behind the Camera as a Producer of ‘Visible: Out on Television’

Even if it was almost 30 years ago in 1992, Wilson Cruz will never forget his first audition for a television series.

“They wanted three white boys to play choir boys in this series that Tobey Maguire was starring in,” Cruz say on today’s episode of “The Big Ticket,” Variety and iHeart’s weekly podcast. “It was called ‘Great Scott,’ on Fox, and they wouldn’t see me because I wasn’t white. So I stormed [casting director] Sally Stiner’s office and beggared her to see me — and she did because I wouldn’t relent. She got me that part and was like,

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Author: Marc Malkin