Neil Patrick Harris, who starred in "Doogie Howser, M.D.," wants to dispel any rumors that he is straight.
'Doogie Howser' star comes out -- with pride
POSTED: 8:58 a.m. EST, November 4, 2006
LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Neil Patrick Harris is gay and wants to quell any rumors to the contrary.
"(I) am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest," Harris tells People magazine's Web site.
The 33-year-old actor said he was motivated to disclose his sexuality because of recent "speculation and interest in my private life and relationships."
Harris stars on the CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother." He started on TV as a teen, playing the namesake doctor on the series "Doogie Howser, M.D."
Copyright 2006 The Associated Press.
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