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Elliot Fletcher      

Actor & Trans Activist Known for "Faking It," "The Fosters" & "Shameless"

Elliot Fletcher is an American actor and transgender activist known for his work in the MTV comedy series "Faking It," Freeform's drama series "The Fosters," and Showtime's series "Shameless." Fletcher was selected to be included on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 List for his representation as a trans actor on screen.

In 2017, transgender actors and actresses including Fletcher were part of a filmed letter to Hollywood written by Jen Richards, asking for more and improved roles for transgender people. In 2019, Fletcher played the character Max in multiple episodes of the third and final season of the Hulu original series "Marvel's Runaways." In 2020, Fletcher was added to the main cast of the post-apocalyptic FX on Hulu show "Y: The Last Man." Fletcher's character, Sam Jordan, is a transgender man navigating a world without cisgender men

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'Shameless' Actress Emmy Rossum on Casting Transgender Actors ...
“Elliot Fletcher was an immediate yes. He was charming and had a naturalism that fit the show perfectly and had a raw edge, a vulnerability and a fire inside him  ...
'Shameless' Trans Storyline Ian | Hollywood Reporter
Executive producer Nancy Pimental tells THR about the “organic” trans storyline and star-director Emmy Rossum reveals how Elliot Fletcher was cast as Trevor.
Elliot Fletcher Breaks Boundaries As One Of Few Trans Actors On TV
We caught up with Elliot Fletcher, a member of the 2017 30 Under 30 class in the Hollywood and Entertainment category, to learn the backstory behind this TV ...

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