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Iconic Gay Character Actor, Comedian and Activist Taylor Negron Passes Away At 57

Taylor Negron


Actor, comedian, and activist Taylor Negron has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 57.

Negron who played Rodney Dangerfield’s future son-in-law Julio in “Easy Money”, the villainous Milo in “The Last Boy Scout” and Chevy Chase’s traveling companion Fausto in “Nothing But Trouble”, among many other movie roles including the classic Fast Times At Ridgemont High also appeared on over 40 shows of all sorts from “Seinfeld” to “That’s So Raven”. An a accomplished painter as well,  Negron started his performing career as a supermarket clown. A go go boy and Lucille Ball’s assistant.

Cousin Chuck Negron, the former lead singer for 1970s band Three Dog Night, announced his death.

“I want to inform you that my cousin Taylor Negron just passed away,” he said in a YouTube video posted Saturday. “His mother, his brother, Alex, and my brother, Rene, and his wife … were all there with him. May he rest in peace.”

Taylor was also a fixture in the Los Angeles comedy scene, appearing at Un-Cabaret (where he is considered one of the monologue’s shows original members), The Moth and Comedy Central Stage’s Sit-n-Spin among many other shows. He also performed in fellow comedians’ projects such as Melinda Hill’s web series Romantic Encounters. Negron won best award for the series from LA webfest.

In the video below  Taylor Negron reads his homage to legendary comedian Lucille Ball @ Gay Pride Week Queer Apple Fundraiser Extravaganza for the It Gets Better Project.

Rest In Peace Taylor.

BIG GAY ROADTRIP 2012 – Day 1: The Lucy-Desi Museum (Jamestown, NY)

In the Western-most corner of New York state is Lucy’s hometown of Jamestown — now the proud location of the world’s only Lucy-Desi Museum. (How GAY Is that?)

The museum contains awards, photographs, and other vintage memorabilia as well as many items from Lucy’s personal wardrobe and costumes from “I Love Lucy” and Lucille Ball’s many movies.

The museum also contains exact to scale replica sets from the “I Love Lucy” 50th Anniversary Tour Sets that traveled the country in 2001-2002


The Lucy-Desi Museum in Jamestown, NY is a BIG GAY MUST for any Lucille Ball fan.

“Lucy!  Honey, I’m HOMO!”