Peter porte actor the young and the restless peter porte was born as peter j. 2 10 pcamryn grimes started on young & restless in 1997 as sharon newmans teenage daughter, cassie newman. Take a look through some of the celebrities that you might not know are lesbian, gay or bisexual. The guy perez hilton outed him with is just a dear friend from his days at the school for the performing arts. many gay actors have commented that if a writer knew their sexuality then the magazine profile just would not focus on their dating life. and here we have the greatest gay soap opera character, and it was really a no-brainer. Indeed, he met a guy in canal street bar and asked him back to his place. )p however he infact picked up a nutcase who stabbed him in the neck. I know about thom bierdz, susan flannery, paul anthony stewart, crystal chappell (shes married to a man, but has said shes bi), van hansis, cybill sheppards daughter (her name escapes me), christian leblanc and scott evans.