People We Love 2016: Lee Pace

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One intriguing detail of halt and catch fire is the fluid sexuality of its visionary tech guru Joe MacMillan, played by Lee Pace.

Photo courtesy AMC

Photo courtesy AMC

We’ve seen him hook up with men and women, face stigma from friends and co-workers, and (this season) experience a crisis of faith as he confronted the possibility he may have contracted HIV. Though the show’s main focus is still the exploration of the birth of the internet age, it’s important that it acknowledged how deeply the epidemic shook up lives in the ‘80s.

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For more People We Love:

2017
Ryan Murphy
Danica Roem
Lena Waithe
Difficult People
Nick Jonas
Sean Coleman
The Makers of One Day at a Time
Sam Smith
Valerie Weisler
Kathy Tu & Tobin Low
Matt Tumminello
Naomi Watts
Randy Rainbow
Cheyenne Jackson
Edith Windsor
Brian Rafferty
Pink

2016
Tom Ford
Ryan Reynolds
President Barack Obama
Makers of Crazy Ex Girlfriend
Lee Pace
Sarah Paulson
Celine Dion
The Wachowski Sisters
Chelsea Handler
Lady Gaga
Laverne Cox

2015
Lily Tomlin
Eddie Redmayne
Creators of Fun Home
Creators of Carol
Charles Leslie
Caitlyn Jenner
Lin Manuel Miranda
Creators of Empire
Susan Sarandon
John Oliver
Grace Jones

Last modified: June 22, 2018