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Wilson Cruz

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"Storytelling opens hearts and can change lives and the stories being told by the membership of POWER UP are integral to our fight for equality. Thank you for recognizing me and this journey I call my career. I continue to be proud to tell our stories and to be a part of this community. I accept this honor in the truest spirit of sisterhood. In the words of one of our greatest anthems, "We are family! I've got all my sisters with me!"

Wilson Cruz first won the hearts of audiences playing Rickie on the critically acclaimed series My So-called Life. He again earned critical acclaim for playing the role of Angel in Rent in its West Coast premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in L.A. and then on Broadway. Wilson received the Theatre L.A. Ovation Award. Wilson later starred in the West Coast premiere of Jonathan Larson’s off-Broadway show Tick, Tick, Boom! On the big screen he starred in such films as MGM’s sci-fi thriller Supernova and Disney’s Nixon, directed by Oliver Stone, and Warner Bros.’ He’s Just Not That Into You. He is also no stranger to the indie film world, starring in such films as Johns, All Over Me, Joyride, Coffee Date, and Party Monster. His latest film, The People I’ve Slept With, was the centerpiece film at Outfest Fusion in Los Angeles and will air on the Logo network this fall after its theatrical release.


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