1. Robert Reed
Robert Reed was Mike Brady, the patriarch of the Brady clan on TV’s The Brady Bunch. What TV audiences didn’t know is that he was living a double life, and was keeping his sexuality hidden. Reed was gay and wasn’t public about his orientation, even going so far as to marry a woman and have a daughter. The cast members of The Brady Bunch knew about his sexuality, but never openly acknowledged it with him, saying that he preferred to keep it private. Reed ended up dying from HIV-positive according to his death certificate and doctors.